Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Previous talks

I give regular talks on my father’s life and work. These are some of the previous venues.

Jersey Arts Festival
The Amsterdam Literature Festival
Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival
Bath Literature Festival
Kent Literature Festival (Talk)
Cheltenham Literature Festival (Talk)
Ways with Words Literature Festival (Talk)
Charleston Manor Literature Festival (Talk)
North Somerset Festival of Literature
Weston Super Mare Museum (Talk & Compere)
Cardiff Literature Festival (Talk)
National Book League (Talk)
M.A.D. Writers Guild The Life and Work of Mervyn Peake
Edinburgh International Book Festival
Aye Write! - The Glasgow Book Festival
Country Bookshop, Hassop, Derbyshire
Graham Greene Festival, Berkhamsted
Burpham Country House Hotel, Sussex
Dylan Thomas Festival, Swansea
The Oxford Festival of Literature
The Stratford-upon-Avon Festival of Literature
Lincoln Book Festival
Ledbury Poetry Festival
Small Wonder The Short Story Festival, Charleston, West Sussex
Poetry-next-the-Sea, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk
Aye Write Poetry Festival, Glasgow
Worcestershire Literary Festival, Worcester
Guernsey Literature Festival, St Peter Port
Ways With Words, Dartington, Devon
Bridport Literary Festival, Dorset

Royal Festival Hall Exhibition (Opened)
5 Centuries of Artists in Sutton (Opened)
National Portrait Gallery
Pompidou Centre Paris Exhibition (Talk)
The Major Retrospective Exhibition of the work of Mervyn Peake Guernsey (Opened & Talk)
British Council Warsaw (Talk)
The Life & Work of Mervyn Peake
Exhibition Littlehampton (Opened & Talk)
Rye Festival Exhibition (Opened & Talk) The Life & Work of Mervyn Peake
Dove Cottage Grasmere Exhibition of Illustrations by MP of The Ancient Mariner
Battersea Art Centre, 'A Reverie of Peake' (Talk)
Camberwell Arts Week, The Life and Work of Mervyn Peake (Talk)
Chris Beetles Gallery (Talk and opening of the Mervyn Peake exhibition), October 2006
Introduction to The Late Drawings exhibition at the Chris Beetles Gallery, December 2008
Maison d'Ailleurs, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, October 2009
Biblioteque de Rennes Metropole, Brittany, France
The National Archive, Kew

The Bodleian (Sheldonian Theatre) Oxford
Westminster Library
Chelsea Library
Kensington Library
The New Peckham Library
Sutton Library
Dulwich Library
The British Library, London

The Sohemain Society, The Wheatsheaf, Rathbone Place, Soho W1

Art & Design faculty of Portsmouth University
University of California at Los Angeles UCLA, English Faculty
Cracow University English Departmant
Poznan University English Department
UCL The Slade School of Fine Art
Corpus Christi College Cambridge (Talk)
Eltham College Opening of the Mervyn Peake Library (Talk)
Trinity College of Arts and Performance, Carmarthen
New York University, Paris
Loughborough University Arts Department
Harris Manchester College, Oxford
Warwick University - Capital Centre Theatre
Bristol University - Clifton Hill House campus
Chichester, Sussex
Eltham College, Kent
Gresham College, LONDON EC1
Camberwell College of Arts - Poet in the City

Lewis Carroll Society
Purcell Room Royal Festival Hall
National Portrait Gallery
Tetric Bookshops
Blackwells Oxford
Bowes & Bowes Cambridge
Waterstones Oxford
Waterstones Tunbridge Wells
Waterstones Chelsea
Waterstones Kensington
Waterstones Manchester
Waterstones Islington
Waterstones Piccadilly
Ottakars Newport IOW
Ottakars Bromley
Ottakars Clapham Junction
Ottakars main bookshop
Foyles Bookshop, Charing Cross Road
Slightly Foxed, Gloucester Road, London
Wolfson and Tay, Bermondsey Square, London

The Making of a Masterpiece BBC4
The Making of Mr Pye
Channel Television Interviews
Bookmark BBC 2 Mervyn Peake
BBC South West Television, On Sark, with Inside Out

Radio Oxford
BBC Radio 4 Round Midnight
P.E.N International
Radio Kent
Radio Wales
LBC Book Programme
Radio Wiltshire
Radio Lincolnshire
Radio Guernsey
Brian Morton Show
Keep the Memory Green Humphrey Carpenter
Brian Matthews Show
Radio Solent
Radio Swindon 105.5

V & A London
The Wordsworth Trust, Dove Cottage (The Bindman Talks)
Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery, St Peter Port

The Manchester City Art Gallery
Bristol City Art Gallery
Quay Arts Centre, Newport, IoW
Pallant House, Chichester
The Chris Beetles Gallery, London
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
The Laing Gallery, Newcastle

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne
Herne Hill Society, London SE24
The Astor Theatre, Deal
King's Place, London

PARKINSON'S UK (Talks at Branches)
Bromley, Kent
Central London
Fakenham, Norfolk
Darlington, Durham
Medway, Kent
Newbury, Berkshire
Luton, Bedfordshire
Croydon, Surrey
Dartford, Kent
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Thatcham, Berkshire
Carlisle, Cumbria
Southport, Merseyside
Harrow, Middlesex
Watford, West Hertfordshire
Sevenoaks, Kent
Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex
Northampton, Northants
Plymouth, Devon
The Eden Project, St Austell, Cornwall
Ruislip & Hillingdon, Middlesex
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Lewisham, London
Hanwell, West London
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Bickley, Kent


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