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Events

Upcoming events organised or partnered by The Biographers’ Club, including lunches, readings, signings and awards events (click tiles for more information). Ticket information is available on the individual events pages.

Events are open to Biographers’ Club members and their guests.

21 Years Old!

An Evening Of Biographers’ Tales – 1st November, October Gallery

It is 21 years since Andrew Lownie created the Biographers’ Club. To mark the occasion, we have invited biographers to divulge their tales from the front line. The event will be chaired by Anne Chisholm, herself the biographer of Nancy Cunard and Frances Partridge, and editor of Dora Carrington’s Letters. Further panellists include Selina Hastings: biographer of Nancy Mitford, Rosamund Lehmann, Somerset Maugham, and of her father the Red Earl; winner of the Biographers’ Club Lifetime Services to Biography award (2011); Alexander Masters (Stuart: A Life Backwards; The Genius in My Basement; A Life Discarded) and Adam Sisman (John le Carré, Hugh Trevor-Roper, Wordsworth and Coleridge, James Boswell, AJP Taylor; editor of the letters of Hugh Trevor Roper and Patrick Leigh Fermor).

Date: Thursday 1st November, 6.30pm-8.00pm at the October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester St, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3AL.

Tickets: £12.50

Book with nicholas_clee@hotmail.com, and send cheques (made out to the Biographers’ Club) to Nicholas Clee, 8 Plimsoll Road, London N4 2EW. Bank details available on request.

Christmas party and Tony Lothian prizegiving
Tuesday 4 December, 6.30pm to 8pm, at Albany, Piccadilly.

Join us for wine and canapés at our Christmas party, and for the presentation of the Tony Lothian Prize. The prize is given for a proposal for a first biography.

Tickets: complimentary (members and guests); but please book with nicholas_clee@hotmail.com.

Venue: E6 Albany, Piccadilly, London W1J OAR.

Save the date!

26th February 2019

Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize presentation. Details to be announced.