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

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Arnold Bennett Society AGM – 30th October 2021

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Dear Arnold Bennett Society members,  This is to notify you of the date, time and arrangements for our Society Annual General Meeting for 2021. This will take place at the Swan Bank Methodist Church at 2.00pm on the 30th October for those who are able to attend in person. In addition: there will be a […]

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Heritage Open Day 14 September

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On Tuesday 14 September, as part of the Heritage Open Day events with a theme of ‘Edible England‘ thirty member and friends assembled at the Market Cafe in Burslem at 12 noon. After a refreshing cup of coffee/tea, Ray Johnson, Ginny Johnson and Erika Alcock read extracts with a food related theme from AB’s novels. […]

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Arnold Bennett Book Prize 2022

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The Society welcomes submissions to be considered for the 2022 Book Prize. The criteria are that the book should be fiction, non-fiction, poetry or drama by an author with a North Staffordshire connection or set in the area by any author. The book must be published in 2020 or 2021 and should have an ISBN. […]

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8 December 2021 Literary Lunch

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We are pleased to announce the speaker for our 2021 Literary Lunch will be the British/Irish writer Kit de Waal. Please complete and return this application form.

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90th Anniversary – Commemoration

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90th Anniversary of Arnold Bennett’s death: 27th March 1931The BBC are commemorating this anniversary with broadcasts and online recordings on BBC Radio 4 Extra with three repeated programmes on offer. Arnold of the Five Towns (30 minutes): Samira Ahmed visits Stoke-on-Trent to explore the life and work of Potteries-born Arnold Bennett. This is being broadcast live on Monday […]

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Arnold Bennett Society AGM 28 November 2020

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Arnold Bennett Society Minutes of the Annual General Meeting and Book Award 2020 Held by Zoom at 2.00pm on Saturday 28 November 2020 TAKING PART BY ZOOM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Rod Boroughs   Jim Bryant   Fiona Cole   Christine Conlin   Carole Cregan  John Davies   Maire Davies   Denis Eldin   Alastair Gilchrist   Carol Gorton   Richard Gorton  Jenny  Graveson   Richard Grieve   Ruth […]

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