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

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Arnold and the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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Thanks to Paul Williams, Chairman of Stoke-on-Trent’s Cultural Destinations Partnership for the use of his photograph. Alice reading #TheCard out loud to Arnold, whilst Alex is trying to show him what’s on at #PMAG  

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Arnold Bennett Prize 2020

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The Arnold Bennett Prize is an annual literary award which was instituted in 2017 as part of the Arnold Bennett 150th anniversary celebrations.  £500 is awarded to an author who lives or work in North Staffordshire and has published a book in the relevant year, or to the author of a book which features the […]

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Still for sale

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The Grade 11 listed Victorian terrace was built in 1879 on instructions of the Bennett family. It is  on  the  market  for  £245.000.

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ARNOLD AND THE PUBLIC

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Children in Stoke on Trent have helped launch a new festive story trail through the city centre – featuring their own Christmas card designs. They were invited to road-test the Story Quest adventure, which sees them follow a cast of characters, search for clues, perform fun challenges and solve a mystery. Along the way, the […]

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Parallel Lives by Frederick Marriott – John Shapcott Keele University

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By John Shapcott – Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Keele and a Vice-President of the Arnold Bennett Society. It is the first publication of the entire Marriott manuscript and with an extensive addition of illustrations and notes, it offer an entertaining and informative biography.  It’s the first biography of Arnold Bennett since 1974 […]

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Annual Conference 2020

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Arnold Bennett Society Annual Conference ARNOLD BENNETT’S SOCIAL CONSCIENCE North Staffs Conference Centre, Hartshill 13 June 2020 Call for Papers 2020

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“Growing Up With Clayhanger”

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I  have a short personal essay called “Growing Up with Clayhanger” in this beautiful new book published by the Letter Press Project Jonathan Taylor   http://letterpressproject.co.uk/the-resource-archive/2019-10-31/the-dream-i-held-in-my-hands?  

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