Thursday 28 November 2013

Recent Society Event

The Power of the Imagination
Richard Hawking
Richard Hawking is the founder and editor of The Walter de la Mare Society Website.Thursday 28th November 2013 4pm, RGS Literary Society, Royal Grammar School Worcester 

Recent Society Event

Walter de la Mare's Language of Music and Mystery
Lecture by Christopher O' Shaughnessy 
Christopher O'Shaughnessy is a playwright and a reviewer of theatre for "Onestopstarts" and of academic books for Royal Holloway's "Platform" magazine, in which his verse drama "The Strokes" was published.  He is also involved directly in theatrical productions, as dramaturg, researcher and performer for Encompass Productions, including the recent Portobello FilmFestival. He is a doctoral student in theatre and performance at Goldsmiths College. In addition, he is active as a member of the Penge Partners Committee in South London, and on its behalf he helped organise and took part in the two Walter de la Mareevents in Penge - one of them a "Walter de la Mare walk" - in the area where the poet had lived in no less than four houses - in the early summer of of 2013. Tuesday 26th November 2013, 6 for 6.30pm, The Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, London, 

Monday 4 March 2013

The Listeners - A Musical Interpretation by Bernd Whalbrinck


Sale of two lots of interest to members (10th April 2013) 
       119 - Portrait of de la Mare by Mark Gerson (Vintage photograph).Commissioned by Faber and Faber 1953.          120 -Three autographed manuscripts: An EpitaphThe WillowThe Spirit of AirContact: Simon Roberts (

Thursday 9 December 2010

Walter de la Mare on BBC Radio 7 this Christmas

Upcoming BBC Radio Event

BBC Radio 7 are airing a selection of short stories by Walter de la Mare, read by a variety of actors. The first - All Hallows - is read by Richard E Grant on Christmas Eve at 6.30pm, to be followed by four others to be aired each day at 6.30pm over the Christmas period (all repeated at 12.30am). The other stories to be aired are:

Seaton’s Aunt (Christmas Day)
Crewe (Boxing Day)
A Recluse (Bank Holiday Monday)
The Almond Tree (Bank Holiday Tuesday)

For more information, see the Christmas Edition of The Radio Times, or see BBC7 Homepage