Upcoming Events


Regular meeting venue:  St Swithin’s Church Hall, Waverley Road, Southsea, Portsmouth. (To navigate to the car park at the rear of the building use PO5 2SU).

We usually meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 14:30 to 16:30, except for July and August. We are a friendly group and new members are always welcome.  To find out more, please contact:

Secretary: Geoffrey Christopher – [email protected] / 023 92 664 205 
Chair: Tim Suffolk - [email protected] / 023 9238 8870

A typical meeting will consist of:

  • An informative and entertaining lecture from a guest speaker
  • A discussion on some aspect of our chosen Dickens Book of the Year
  • Refreshments break (tea/coffee/ biscuits available for a small fee.)

The Portsmouth Birthplace branch of the Dickens fellowship has connections with Dickens Birthplace Museum: https://charlesdickensbirthplace.co.uk/ 
and meets monthly for an afternoon of good Dickensian fellowship under the Chairmanship of Tim Suffolk.
For further information, please click here.

 

 

05
February
Portsmouth Birthplace

23rd Annual Birthday Lecture

Venue: John Pounds Church, High Street, Old Portsmouth
07
February
Portsmouth Birthplace

Celebration of the Birth of Charles Dickens

Venue: Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum,393 Old Commercial Rd, Portsmouth PO1 4QL
08
March
Portsmouth Birthplace

Revisiting Barnaby Rudge

Venue: St. Swithun's Church Hall, Waverley Road, Southsea,
12
April
Portsmouth Birthplace

Presentation/Discussion of Barnaby Rudge

Venue: St. Swithun's Church Hall, Waverley Road, Southsea,
10
May
Portsmouth Birthplace

Presentation/discussion of Barnaby Rudge

Venue: St. Swithun's Church Hall, Waverley Road, Southsea,
12
June
Portsmouth Birthplace

Commemoration of the Death Of Charles Dickens

Venue: St Mary's Church, Fratton Rd, Fratton, Portsmouth PO1 5PA
14
June
Portsmouth Birthplace

Presentation/discussion of Barnaby Rudge

Venue: St. Swithun's Church Hall, Waverley Road, Southsea,
14
July
Conference
Annual Fellowship Conference

115th Annual Dickens Conference

Venue: Haarlem, The Netherlands
13
September
Portsmouth Birthplace

Presentation/discussion of Barnaby Rudge

Venue: St. Swithun's Church Hall, Waverley Road, Southsea,
11
October
Portsmouth Birthplace

Presentation/discussion of Barnaby Rudge

Venue: St. Swithun's Church Hall, Waverley Road, Southsea,
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