From 25 – 30th October this year Sydney will host the 122nd international Charles Dickens conference. This promises to be a really exciting event – worth coming to Sydney for and of course a special occasion for Sydneysiders.
Events will include a candlelit dinner at Vaucluse House with a menu inspired by Catherine Dickens’ cookbook, a special exhibition of Dickens memorabilia at the State Library, a visit to the famous Dickens statue, and a Dickens Trivia Night. I will be giving a talk and also leading a guided tour of the Writers’ Walk at Circular Quay. Novelist Tom Keneally will be a speaker, as will a descendant of Ikey Solomon (the model for Fagin). You can book and find the full programme for this wonderful forthcoming event on www.bozinoz.com
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