The study and appreciation of the life, works and times of Arnold Bennett

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Membership

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Members will receive a 40 plus page newsletter three times a year.  They can also contribute to the newsletter. Membership runs from 1 September. During the year, various events are organized for the membership, such as: February – We start the year with talk at the Friends’ Meeting House, Newcastle under Lyme.  The 2017 the talk […]

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Sunday 27 May 2018 -Savoy Lunch

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SUNDAY 27TH MAY 2018.   LUNCH AT THE SAVOY GRILL – CELEBRATING HIS BIRTHDAY Following the success of the Lunch at the Savoy Grill in 2017, a further booking has been made for the D’Oyly Carte room for lunch on Sunday 27th May 2018,  Arnold’s 151st birthday.   Due to the limit of 40 diners many members […]

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Accident

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17 February 2018 2:30 pm A Talk by Hannah Scragg (AB Society member) At Friends’ Meeting House, Miller Street, Newcastle under Lyme Please pay on the door £3 for members – £4 for non members Tea/Coffee and biscuits will be served after the meeting We looking forward to seeing you

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Stoke in Print 11

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STOKE-IN-PRINT II The Potteries in Fact and Fiction A short public-access course led by Dr Catherine Burgass at Keele University (February-May 2018) For further details click on the link below STOKE-IN-PRINT II

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Hot off the Press

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New Publication by Society.  ‘In the Footsteps of Arnold Bennett’ – A Photographic Journey through Arnold Bennett’s Bursley.  More details by clicking on the Books link on the home page above.  

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2018 Annual Conference – Call For Papers

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The 15 annual Arnold Bennett Society annual conference will take place on Saturday 9 June 2018 at the North staffs Conference Centre. Call for Papers 15th Conference call for papers ed CB    

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2018 Arnold Bennett Prize

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The Arnold Bennett Prize was inaugurated in 2017 and the winner was John Lancaster with his poetry anthology, Potters: A Division of Labour. John was handed his £500 prize by John Shapcott and broadcaster and journalist Samira Ahmed who had earlier given a lecture entitled ‘What can Arnold Bennett Teach Brexit Britain. John, a former Hanley High […]

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Piccadilly (1929)

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Arnold Bennett 150th – PICCADILLY (1929) – with Live Piano Accompaniment Biddulph Town Hall – 25 July 2017 Starts at 6.30pm and entrance fee is £4 Foxlowe Arts Centre, Leek – 15 September 2017 Starts at 7.30pm and entrance fee is £5 – Book on line at wegottickets.com One of the pinnacles of British silent […]

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