Lewis Carroll Society lectures


Lewis Carroll Society lectures

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  Saturday 1 July 2023


 At the Weston Library

 Free, just drop in!

About the lectures

As part of Alice's Day at the Bodleian Libraries, join us and the Lewis Carroll Society at the Weston Library for free lectures about the life and work of Lewis Carroll.

Alice in Waterland: once upon a time in Oxford – a virtual River Thames cruise


Local historian and author Mark Davies outlines the fundamental importance of Lewis Carroll's rowing trips with Alice and her sisters: the real people, places and events on or alongside the river which influenced Carroll's composition.

The psychogeography of Lewis Carroll: walking through Wonderland and beyond


Lindsay Fulcher, Chairman of The Lewis Carroll Society, follows Alice down the rabbit-hole and through the looking-glass into landscapes of the imagination, where she visits royal gardens, enters enchanted forests and explores the sea shore.

Filming The Hunting of the Snark: what is true and what is nonsense


Director Simon DaVison talks about his new surreal, steampunk expedition into the mind of Lewis Carroll, revealing how he made the film and the ideas behind it – especially Carroll’s constant prodding of logic versus nonsense – What I tell you three times is true!


The lectures will be held in the Sir Victor Blank Lecture Theatre at the Weston Library.

Blackwell Hall, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

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 Wheelchair access

The Weston Library is wheelchair accessible.


In association with the Lewis Carroll Society.

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