08 November 2018

AP Society London Pub Meets 2019

Dates for the Anthony Powell Society London Group Pub meets for 2019 are:
  • Saturday 2 February
  • Saturday 4 May
  • Saturday 3 August
  • Saturday 2 November
All Pub Meets are at The Audley, Mount Street, London, W1 and run from 1230 to 1530 hrs.

No need to book, just turn up. all are welcome.

Further from Stephen Walker.

01 November 2018


As of today (1 November 2018), Paul Milliken takes over from Keith Marshall as the Society's Secretary; along with this there is a reorganisation of roles within the Society.

The Society's registered address, and for the Secretary and enquiries, can be found on our website.
Paul may be emailed at secretary@anthonypowell.org

John Blaxter becomes Assistant Secretary working alongside Paul.
June Laurenson has taken on responsibility for the Society's social media presence; she may be emailed at social@anthonypowell.org.

Paul Milliken, John Blaxter and Prue Raper join the Board of Trustees, replacing Keith Marshall, Dr Derek Miles and the late Tony Robinson. Please be gentle with Paul, John, June and Prue while they settle into their new roles.

Keith Marshall will continue as Membership Secretary in the short term and may be emailed at memberships@anthonypowell.org.
In order to smooth this major change, Keith will also, in the short term, continue to manage the online shop as well as completing the project to update the Society's web presence.
Website enquiries should be sent to webmaster@anthonypowell.org.

In the first instance all other enquiries should be sent to Paul Milliken (as above).

30 October 2018

Anthony Powell Lecture 2018

We are pleased to announce …

Anthony Powell Lecture 2018

The Longevity of Anthony Powell

to be given by Prof. Perry Anderson

Monday 17 December 2018, 1830 for 1900 hrs

The Travellers Club, 106 Pall Mall, London SW1

Tickets: £13 may be booked via the Society’s online shop, at www.anthonypowell.org or from the Membership Secretary, email: membership@anthonypowell.org
The ticket price includes a glass of wine before the lecture
Travellers Club members should book through the Club
All orders will be acknowledged and tickets will be mailed out in mid-November

The 2018 Anthony Powell Lecture will be given by Professor Perry Anderson of UCLA. Professor Anderson who was formerly editor of the New Left Review, and who is a distinguished political analyst, has long been an admirer of Anthony Powell’s novels, and has written extensively on him. Most recently he published a long review article on Hilary Spurling’s biography of Powell in the London Review of Books, making an incisive comparison of Powell and Proust. Professor Anderson will talk about the enduring appeal of Anthony Powell.

Attendees are asked to respect the Club’s dress code: jacket and tie for gentlemen (equivalent for ladies), no sportswear, trainers or denim

Cancellations prior to 1 December will be refunded less £3/ticket admin charge; subsequent cancellations will not be refunded

03 August 2018

New Publication: Poetic Dance

We are pleased to announce the availability of ...

poetic dancePoetic Dance
By Bernard Stacey

Paperback; 110 pages; ISBN 9780995626737; RRP £10

A glossary of the poetry references in Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time.

Throughout Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time there are numerous references to poetry. Here for the first time, they are catalogued in order, the original sources analysed, and commentary given on the relevance of each piece. A feast of poetry is revealed, spanning nearly a thousand years of verse, and including over fifty poets – both famous and the more obscure.

Bernard Stacey is a member of the Anthony Powell Society. His previous work War Dance, catalogued the military references in the war novels, and he has written two of the 'unwritten titles' mentioned in the books.

Now available via the Society's online shop.

21 March 2018

Anthony Powell Conference 2018 : Booking Open

Booking is now open for the ...

Anthony Powell Conference 2018
"Anthony Powell and the Visual Arts"

Friday 31 August to Sunday 2 September 2018

Merton College, Oxford

Details may be found on the conference page of the Society's website and in the Booking Leaflet [PDF].

Further details may be obtained by emailing conference@anthonypowell.org.