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Further Announcements

I don’t remember whether I already mentioned the exhibition currently at the Scottish National Gallery, Edward Lear in Greece, featuring pictures from the collection of Steven Runciman. The Gallery will also offer a free lecture on “Edward Lear: Painter of … Continue reading

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Something to Read

The holidays are over, but if you are still looking for some good Edward Lear reading here is a list of relatively new items: John Varriano has a long article in the Christmas 2013 issue of Treasures of Malta on “Edward … Continue reading

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A New Edward Lear Exhibition

I have not even finished posting material from the bicentenary year (see below) and a new exhibition opens: Edward Lear and his Contemporaries will be open from 21 January to 15 February 2013 at the World Land Trust Gallery, Blyth House, … Continue reading

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Something to Read

I do not have much time for posting at the moment, but here are a few recent items that might be of interest: Peter Byrne has an interesting article on “Edward Lear of the Disappearing Nose” at Swans.com A short … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Bicentenary Events

I have today updated the events section of the Edward Lear 1812-2012 Facebook page and find there are still a lot of celebrations and lectures for those who have missed the previous ones. I had my dose a couple of … Continue reading

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Edward Lear Conference Registration Extended

James Williams has written to say that the cut-off date for registration for the Edward Lear Bicentennial Conference at Jesus College, Oxford on 21 and 22 September has been moved to 14 September. So you have another week to register. … Continue reading

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Latest Bicentenary Events

A few more details are now available on the Royal Society exhibition (Edward Lear and the Scientists) here, note: you’ll have to book your visit in advance. Another exhibition will be opening at the Museum of Art of the Rhode … Continue reading

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Weekend Reading & Listening

Charles Lewsen kindly sent me a number of photographs of the celebrations for Edward Lear’s bicentenay in London on 12 May and I have created a Facebook album you might like to see. This week’s Guardian Book Podcast: Poet and … Continue reading

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Some New Bicentenary Events

Having been away from home for some time, I am late to announce this concert, but there will be another on on 23 March: However, Benjamin Charvner has kindly sent me this version of Cold Are the Crabs for your … Continue reading

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Edward Lear and the Ionian Islands

The Corfu Museum of Asian Art has officially announced the dates for the bicentenary exhibition, Edward Lear & the Ionian Islands, at the Palace of St. Michael and St. George, from 25 May to 31 August 2012. The exhibition also … Continue reading

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