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Johnson Society of London

Programme October 2021– April 2022

Unless otherwise indicated, meetings take place at Wesley's Chapel, City Road.

2 October, 2:30 pm at Charles Dickens Museum

Hannah Cowley, dramatist and poet

Dr Angela Escott 

20 November, 2:30 pm at Charles Dickens Museum

The construction and destruction of David Garrick's Drury Lane

Robert Whelan

11 December (click here for booking form: Johnson Society of London lunch booking form 2021.pdf)

12 noon. The Annual Commemoration at Westminster Abbey.

1:00 pm. The Society's annual luncheon, St Ermin's Hotel

3:00 pm. The need for friendship: Frances Burney and Samuel Johnson's non-literary relationship

Professor Nigel Wood

8 January 2022, 2:30 pm 

Lodging in Georgian London with Johnson and his circle

Dr Gillian Williamson

12 February, 2:30 pm

Johnson's designs

Dr Freya Johnston

12 March, 2:30 pm

Addison and the theatre of suicide

Dr David Taylor

9 April, 2:30 pm

The bastard's progress: the afterlife of Richard Savage

Dr Nicholas Seager

For a copy of the programme, click here: Johnson Society of London Programme 2021-2022.pdf

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