Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Survey of members

Earlier this year we carried out a survey of our members. One of the questions we asked was:

Why did you join the Richard Jefferies Society? For example was it a love of his writings; or of nature; or you live in Wiltshire; or have a connection with Wiltshire?

We received the following answers:

Friday, May 03, 2024

Bristol University lecturer wins top literary prize for Nature writing

 

 

On 3 May 2024 Michael Malay was announced as the winner of the Richard Jefferies Award for the best nature writing issued in 2023 for his book titled Late Light published by Manilla Press. He will be talking about his book at the Marlborough Literature Festival on Saturday 28 September 2024 at 5.30pm at the White Horse Bookshop. 

Sunday, April 07, 2024

The Meaning of Butterflies: science, aesthetics, spirituality, poetics, relationship with place

 Matthew Oates will be talking about ‘The Meaning of Butterflies: science, aesthetics, spirituality, poetics, relationship with place.’

RICHARD JEFFERIES SOCIETY SPRING LECTURE

Saturday 27 April 2024, 2pm

Richard Jefferies Museum, Marlborough Road, Coate, Swindon SN3 6AA