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December 2020

Insider Tours: Jim Ede and T E Lawrence: A Friendship

Saturday 5th Dec 2020 - 10:00 am - 10:45 am

This Insider Tour of Kettle’s Yard and its collection, in Cambridge, will explore the friendship and correspondence between Jim Ede and T.E. Lawrence, ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, and their mutual interest in art and literature, as well as their memories of India. Jim Ede said in his book ‘A Way of Life’ that he could never have left and given away Kettle’s Yard without the example set by Lawrence.  The tour will look at their correspondence, Jim’s long document about Lawrence written following his death in…

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January 2021

David George Hogarth – a conference organised by Magdalen College, Oxford

Saturday 23rd Jan - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Magdalen College Archives would like to invite all Society members to a virtual conference on the British archaeologist, intelligence officer and author David George Hogarth (1862-1927). Hogarth's papers were donated to Magdalen College by his family in late 2019; the College will publish a catalogue of the collection early next year. The conference will take place via Zoom on Saturday 23 January 2021; please email [email protected] to register your interest. David Hogarth was a distinguished field archaeologist of Greece, Asia Minor and…

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February 2021

T E Lawrence and Wagner, a Webinar by Zoom

Wednesday 10th Feb - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
£5 – £10

The Wagner Society have joined forces with the Lawrence Society to present a Zoom Webinar where TEL Society members can join at the same rate (£5) as Wagner Society members - otherwise the charge is £10 for non-members. https://wagnersociety.org/events/te-lawrence-and-wagner/ Details are: Wednesday 10 February 2021, 6:30pm (UK time) Martin Gething, Susan Vincent and Neill Child talking about T. E. Lawrence's love of classical music, including Wagner The record collection at Clouds Hill and his books on classical music Lawrence's love…

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April 2021

Churchill and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Thursday 8th Apr - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The International Churchill Society has a series of lectures on Thursday 8th April 2021 at 17.00. ICS Virtual Symposium – featuring speakers Dr Warren Dockter, Professor Arie Dubnov, Dr Robert Johnson, Dr Liora Lukitz and others. To book a ticket on EventBrite with donations see: https://winstonchurchill.org/2021-events-calendar/ In March 1921 Winston Churchill, as the newly appointed Secretary of State for the Colonies, chaired a conference in Cairo that was to have profound effects on the future of the region. Drawing on…

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Lawrence of Arabia: A Life and Legacy

Sunday 18th Apr - 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In 2021 the North American Group of the T. E. Lawrence Society and the National WWI Museum and Memorial will launch a series of public Zoom presentations entitled ‘Lawrence of Arabia: A Life and Legacy’. The first will be on Sunday, 18 April at 2:00pm US-Central Standard Time, featuring Joseph Berton, Lorraine Tinsley and John Calvert exploring ‘His role in shaping the Modern Middle East’.   This presentation is timely for its relevance with the centenary of the 1921 Cairo…

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T E Lawrence and Jim Ede: A Friendship explored

Wednesday 21st Apr - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An Online Talk: Jim Ede and T.E. Lawrence: A Friendship explored Wednesday 21 April, 6 -7pm £10 Friends, £5 students, booking required   Join the Friends of Kettle's Yard and Phil Neale, who works at Kettles Yard and Chair of the T.E. Lawrence Society, for an online talk exploring the friendship and correspondence between Jim Ede and T.E. Lawrence, ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, and their mutual interest in art and literature, as well as their memories of India. Jim Ede said…

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May 2021

T E Lawrence: An Unusual Genius

Tuesday 11th May - 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A presentation to the Edmonton Conservative Association, London, looking at Lawrences fascinating life, his unusual behaviour and the genius he showed throughout his life before the war, during the Arab Revolt and afterwards with his literary and artistic achievements. His legacy will also be explored in relation to our current times. Our Society chairman Philip Neale will present this illustrated lecture and information can be obtained from [email protected]

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July 2021

Wemyss’ War, a British Admiral on land and sea

Sunday 11th Jul - 8:00 pm

This is a Zoom based talk hosted by the National WW1 Museum and Memorial. It is presented by John Johnson-Allen, talking about his new book on 'Rosy’ Wemyss. John will be talking further about Wemyss at the Society Symposium in September WEMYSS’ WAR, A BRITISH ADMIRAL ON LAND AND SEA https://my.theworldwar.org/8703/8704 Please note that the event is at 2.00 pm US CT and 8pm BST Pre registration is required and the vent is FREE  

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Lawrence of Arabia – Legacy Lecture Series Part II

Sunday 25th Jul - 8:00 pm

The second presentation in a series of ZOOM based lectures organised by the North American group of the TE Lawrence Society, from the National WW1 Museum and Memorial LAWRENCE OF ARABIA LEGACY LECTURES https://my.theworldwar.org/8170/8709   Please note that pre-registration is required and the vent is free   The vent is at 2.00 pm US CT and 8.00 pm BST

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August 2021

Lawrence’s Birthday at Moreton

Monday 16th Aug - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Moreton DT2 8RH + Google Map

Join us at Moreton cemetery at 11.00 a.m. to celebrate Lawrence’s birthday and afterwards at The Walled Garden formal gardens and Dovecote Cafe. If you re attending please contact:[email protected]

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