14 August 2012

Anthony Powell London Birthday Lunch

Anthony Powell London Birthday Lunch

Queen's Head and Artichoke, Albany Street, London NW1Saturday 1 December 2012
1200 for 1230 hrs

First Floor Restaurant
Queen’s Head & Artichoke
30-32 Albany Street, London NW1

Celebrate Powell’s birthday (actually on 21 December) and wedding anniversary with lunch in a gastro-pub close to Powell’s former Chester Gate home

Cost to be confirmed but likely to be around £20 for 2 courses, £24 for 3 courses (plus service and drinks).

This is a pay on the day event, but please book with secretary@anthonypowell.org so we ensure we have reserved a large enough table!

Non-members will be welcome.

Anthony Powell Society AGM 2012

Anthony Powell Society AGM

The 12th Annual General Meeting of the Anthony Powell Society will be held on Saturday 20 October 2012 at the Conference Room, St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL, UK commencing at 1400 hrs sharp.

The formal business of the AGM will be followed by at 1500 hrs by a talk
Leintwardine and Powell Ancestral Country: A Photographic Tour
By John Blaxter
Members only at the formal AGM; non-members will be welcome at the talk.
Refreshments will be available during the meeting.

If you intend to attend please email secretary@anthonypowell.org.

Members voting papers will be mailed with the next Newsletter in early September.

12 August 2012

7th Biennial Anthony Powell Conference

7th Biennial Anthony Powell Conference

Friday 27 to Sunday 29 September 2013
Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, UK

The Anthony Powell Society is pleased to announce the 7th international conference, dedicated to the work, life and times of Anthony Powell, is to be held at Eton College, Powell's alma mater.

Outline Proposed Programme
Plenary Sessions: Friday afternoon & Saturday
Reception or Dinner: Friday evening
Events: Friday morning (pre-conference), Saturday evening & Sunday morning

A formal call for papers will be issued September 2012.

Further conference details and booking information is expected to be available in Spring 2013 and may be obtained from conference@anthonypowell.org.

Those interested in either submitting a paper or attending the conference may pre-register and be placed on the priority mailing list by sending their name, email and mailing address to conference@anthonypowell.org.

2013 Anthony Powell Calendar


2013 Calendar
Anthony Powell's London

AP Society Members’ Price: UK £7, Overseas £11
Non-Members Price: UK: £8.50, Overseas £12.50
(prices include postage & packing)

AVAILABLE NOW! The Anthony Powell Society's 2013 calendar of Anthony Powell's London. Thirteen specially commissioned photographs by Keith Marshall showing aspects of Anthony Powell's London as it is today.

Includes: Albert Memorial, Hill Street, Maida Vale Canal, Ashley Gardens and Chester Gate.

One month to a page, printed on card and designed to be hung on the wall. 210 x 298 mm. Shrink wrapped. Will be mailed in a stiffened envelope.

Copies may be ordered by emailing secretary@anthonypowell.org for details of credit card and cheque payment; or PayPal payment to secretary@anthonypowell.org.

07 August 2012

Announcement: Anthony Powell Annual Lecture 2012

The Anthony Powell Society is pleased to announce ...

Anthony Powell Annual Lecture 2012
in collaboration with

Think First, Fight Afterwards

To be given by

A N Wilson

Manchester Square, London, W1

Friday 30 November 2012 at 1830 hrs

Cost £12.50
(includes a glass of wine after the lecture)

Booking essential
Tickets from the Hon. Secretary on 020 8864 4095
fax 020 8020 1483, email secretary@anthonypowell.org.

The Wallace Collection Restaurant will be open following the lecture for those who wish to dine.
Table booking on 020 7563 9505

Novelist, biographer, critic, journalist and popular historian, AN Wilson has been a lively and forceful presence in English literary life for three decades.  He has written more than 40 books, including a five-volume novel sequence, The Lampitt Chronicles.  His 1988 biography of Tolstoy was reissued earlier this year.  In this lecture, he will offer some thoughts on Anthony Powell’s military interests and his narrative technique as a novelist.