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April 2018

T E Lawrence Society day in Northwich, Cheshire, Friday 27th April 2018

Friday 27th Apr 2018
Weaver Hall Museum & Workhouse, 162 London Rd
Northwich, CW9 8AB United Kingdom
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T E Lawrence as Aircraftsman Shaw came to Northwich in March 1934 with two colleagues to supervise the fitting out and sea trials of a small auxiliary supply ship for the Air Ministry.  This ship was built at Yarwood’s Boat Yard on the River Weaver in Northwich.  Shaw and his colleagues stayed for three weeks at the Crown & Anchor Hotel in the town centre. Northwich as a town was built on the industries of salt, chemicals, boat building and…

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May 2018

Wreath laying for T.E. Lawrence

Saturday 19th May 2018 - 11:00 am - 11:15 am

On May 19th between 11am and 11.15am Susan Vincent , Co-ordinator of the Dorset Branch of the Society, will lay a wreath of flowers on the grave of T.E. Lawrence in commemoration of the day he died in 1935. The flowers are a donation from an American Friend who sends them every year. There will be a short reading from The Seven Pillars of Wisdom followed by lunch and then onto Clouds Hill where there maybe a gathering of Brough…

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London Group event: St Paul’s Cathedral

Saturday 19th May 2018 - 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
St Paul’s Cathedral, St. Paul's Churchyard
London, EC4M 8AD United Kingdom
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Sat 19th May at 12.30.  London Group event (all welcome). St Paul's Cathedral, to see the Kennington bust in the crypt and read some of the letters relating to the siting, lighting etc. of the bust.  Book early to get the group rate. Contact Nick Lynch on [email protected]

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July 2018

London Group event: Visit to the British Library

Saturday 7th Jul 2018 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday 7th July at 11.00.    London Group event (all welcome). A return visit to the British Library, St Pancras, to see some more of the larger collection of Lawrence related manuscripts and documents. Meet in the cafe at the Library entrance, 11am. Pre-registration with the Library for a reader’s card is advised. Contact Nick Lynch on [email protected]

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August 2018

London Group event: Visit to Lawrence sites in Dorset

Saturday 18th Aug 2018 - Sunday 19th Aug 2018

Saturday August 18th (& possibly Sunday 19th), London Group event (all welcome). Visit to Lawrence sites in Dorset & teaming up with the Dorset group.  Diarise now – details to follow. Contact Nick Lynch on [email protected]

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September 2018

T E Lawrence Society Symposium 2018

Friday 21st Sep 2018 - Sunday 23rd Sep 2018
St John’s College, St John's College
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3JP United Kingdom
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Join us for the 15th Symposium of the T. E. Lawrence Society St John's College, Oxford Friday 21 to Sunday 23 September 2018 Commemorating the end of the Arab Revolt with the taking of Damascus in 1918   The Symposium is the most important event organised by the T. E. Lawrence Society. Held every two years, the Symposium offers a chance to meet fellow enthusiasts from around the world and to enjoy lectures covering diverse aspects of Lawrence's life, in…

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November 2018

Exhibition: Lawrence of Oxford at Magdalen College

Wednesday 7th Nov 2018 - Wednesday 1st May 2019
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December 2018

Lecture: Lawrence of Arabia: Romantic, Orientalist, and Western Cultural Artefact

Wednesday 19th Dec 2018 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Council for British Research in the Levant, 10 Carlton House Terrace
Londson, SW1Y 5AH
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T E Lawrence played a central role in the outcome of the First World War in the Middle East. His own testimony in his famous war memoir Seven Pillars of Wisdom has now been ground-truthed by a ten-year archaeological field project. This provides a firmer base for examining his character, achievements, celebrity status, and endless cultural reconfiguration over the last century. These matters remain highly problematic, since Lawrence himself was both a Romantic and an Orientalist, and the many biographers, dramatists, and…

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February 2019

Memories from the Front Line

Thursday 28th Feb - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Knowledge Centre The British Library 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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Memoirs the Great War from Britain, France and Germany In the years following the Great War of 1914-18 numerous memoirs of the war were published in Britain, France and Germany, some becoming bestsellers. This talk by Jerry Palmer explores some of the most significant, such as Blunden's Undertones of War, Barbusse’s Under Fire and Jünger’s Storm of Steel and how they contributed to the collective memory and opinion of the war. The talk looks at the texts as autobiography and…

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March 2019

North West England Group visit to Staffordshire

Friday 22nd Mar - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
RAF Stafford, Beaconside
Stafford, ST18 0AQ United Kingdom
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T E LAWRENCE SOCIETY – ‘NORTH WEST GROUP’ DAY IN STAFFORDSHIRE  – FRIDAY 22nd MARCH 2019 SCHEDULE  Visit to RAF Stafford/ Beacon Barracks for an appointment at 10:00 am to see the ‘RAF Museum Reserve Collection’.    We will be able to see Lawrence’s gramophone record collection and get a general overview of the ‘Reserve Collection’ which serves the RAF Museums at Hendon and Cosford.  One of our members who is attending has an extensive knowledge of the record collection.  …

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