Latest Past Events

Multiple Joyce – 27 June 2022

The Bloomsbury Hotel The Bloomsbury Hotel, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London

In this centenary year of the publication of Ulysses we are delighted to welcome David Collard back to the Society with his new book, Multiple Joyce: One Hundred Short Essays About James Joyce's Cultural Legacy (Sagging Meniscus Press, June 2022). Springing from the essays we'll have discussion, song, readings and music to mark the UK launch of the book and ...

£10.00

‘Nora’ with Nuala O’Connor – 28 March

The Bloomsbury Hotel The Bloomsbury Hotel, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London

In this centenary year of the publication of Ulysses we are delighted to welcome Nuala O'Connor to the Society to discuss her novel Nora. When Nora Barnacle, a twenty-year-old from Galway working as a maid at Finn’s Hotel, meets young James Joyce on a summer’s day in Dublin, she is instantly attracted to him, natural and daring in his company. ...

£10.00

Kinsella, a celebration – 28 Feb

The Bloomsbury Hotel The Bloomsbury Hotel, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London

2021 saw the passing of the brothers Thomas (1928-2021) and John Kinsella (1932-2021). Our event will look back over their careers as poet and composer and include music and readings. Thomas is credited with bringing the techniques of international modernism to Irish verse. He published his first collection, The Starlight Eye (1952), with Dolmen Press, helping to set the type ...

£10