An entertaining new literary lecture: Men, Glorious Men – Three Men

Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd November 2019

When three young men and a dog decide to take a boating holiday, the result is one of the funniest novels ever written.
Revel in the comedy of this classic novel as together we drift down the Thames.

Have you ever struggled to put up a tent (or perhaps assemble a piece of IKEA furniture)?

Have you ever had a guide desperate to show you something you don’t actually want to see?

Or have you googled a list of medical symptoms only to discover you are afflicted with many deadly diseases?

If so, you will relate to the predicaments of these three sporty young men.

“What readers ask nowadays in a book is that it should improve, instruct and elevate. This book wouldn’t elevate a cow. I cannot conscientiously recommend it for any useful purposes whatever.”
― Jerome K. Jerome

Thousands have wanted to emulate their adventure. After my talk will you be one of them too?

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I am very excited about this year’s lecture series. Not only do I have a fun and intriguing topic, but I also have a brand new home! I can’t wait to welcome you all to The Australian Maritime Museum where I’ll be presenting this year’s talks.

Located in the Darling Harbour precinct of Sydney’s CBD, the Australian Maritime Museum is easy to get to by bus, light rail, or on foot. There is plenty of affordable parking close by and the vibrant Darling Harbour is just next door. It’s so easy to get to there, my transport flyer will show you how.

At this new and interesting venue, we’ll have a private, comfortable theatre, a delicious morning tea, and if you stay for lunch in the cafe after the talk, you’ll enjoy fabulous water views.

Men, Glorious Men: From Hamlet to James Bond – 2019 Literary Lecture Series

The Theatre, Australian National Maritime Museum, 2 Murray Street, Darling Harbour, Sydney.

Getting There:
It’s so easy to get to there, my transport flyer will show you how.
Public Transport: Ferry, light rail and bus stops at the museum, or a 10-minute walk across Pyrmont Bridge from the CBD.
Parking: $15 at Harbourside Secure Parking or The Star. Simply validate your ticket at the reception desk.
More information here:
Venue is wheelchair accessible.

Choose from purchasing a 6-lecture package @ $200 (save $40). You must choose either the Friday or the Saturday package.
Or select individual lectures at $40 each.
Tickets will be sent by email unless an additional handling fee is included at checkout.
Please allow a few days after placing your order for your tickets to arrive.

Three days notice is required to qualify for a refund. All refunds attract an administration charge of 25% of the ticket price(s) with a minimum charge of $5. With subscription tickets there are no refunds for single sessions, unless a session is cancelled. Contact us for details.

Ticket price includes lecture, a print handout and morning tea only.

General entry to the museum is not included.

Phone inquiries and bookings: 
(02) 9380 5894

Further information: 
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Thank you to my wonderful sponsors:

Image credits-
Laurence Olivier as Hamlet 1948, Two Cities Films adaptation.
Colin Firth as Mr Darcy, 1995 BBC TV adaptation.
Hugh Edwards as Piggy, Lord of The Flies, 1963 Criterion Collection adaptation.
Stephen Moore as George, Michal Palin as Harris, & Tim Curry as J, 1975 BBC adaptation,
Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie in Jeeves and Wooster, 1990 Granada Television adaptation,
Sean Connery as James Bond: 1962–1971, 1983