WOKINGHAM LITERARY SOCIETY
Programme 2018 to 2019
6th September: For Better, For Worse. Victorian Marriage through the eyes of Ibsen, Wilde and Shaw.
Putting Together our Programme; Choices and Challenges.
Hedda Bird from Wokingham Theatre
20th September: Travels with Bill Bryson
4th October: Whimsical Victorians: The Grossmiths; Jerome K Jerome.
Eileen Davis & Chris Davies
18th October: Literary Politicians
1st November: Members’ evening
Children and Parents
Coordinator: Elizabeth Treadgold
15th November: The Real Sherlock Holmes. The Hidden Story of Jerome Caminada.
Angela Buckley, our guest speaker, is a local non-
6th December: Christmas Past to Christmas Present – a miscellany of history, music, poetry and prose.
17th January: Comedy Thrillers
31st January: The Language of Persuasion – techniques from famous speeches, literature and the press.
7th February: Oxford in Literature
21st February: Man Booker Shortlist 2018 -
7th March: Members’ evening
Favourite Travel Writing
Coordinator: Barbara Stagles
21st March: 900 years of the English Countryside in Poetry: how literature reflects historical attitudes to nature.
Ailsa Claybourn, our guest speaker, is a local naturalist and educator.
4th April: AGM followed by a Book Sale and Planning Meeting for the following year.
11th April: Annual Dinner