The Newstead Abbey Byron Society
(formerly The International Byron Society)

Saturday 21st January 2017
The annual Byron Birthday dinner at Colwick Hall Nottingham. Speaker Professor John Beckett (University of Nottingham) 'Commemorating Byron.'

Sunday 5th March 2017 – 2.00pm
Ralph Lloyd - Jones ‘Byron and the Bad Poets'

Sunday 2nd April 2017 – 1.30pm
Nabs AGM Followed by a lecture at 2.30pm –given by Mr. Robert Turner “June 1938 – A memorable night”

Friday 28th-Saturday 29th April 2017
Annual NABS Conference
Byron and 1817: Between Worlds, Between Works - Poetic Transitions and Continuities
At Newstead Abbey
Includes dinner on the 28th at the 281 Restaurant Mansfield

Sunday 7th May – 2.00pm
Daniel Westwood Sheffield University
'"But found would it content you?" Quest in Byron's The Deformed Transformed'

Sunday 25th June
Adrian Barlow and the Masque of Italy: Venice for the Victorians
John Godber centre at 2.15pm

29th June-4th July 2017
43rd International Byron Society Conference - “BYRON, TIME AND SPACE”
Yerevan State University, Armenia
(Contact the Chairman for details)

Friday 7th-Friday 14th July 2017
The Byron Festival Hucknall
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Sunday 24th September 2017
Dr Madeleine Callahan (Sheffield University)
John Godber centre 2.15pm

Thursday 26th October 2017
A Members Poetry afternoon.
Gedling Borough Council, Civic Centre 2.30pm

Sunday 19th November 2017
Lecture by Clive Brookes – Byron and the Sea
John Godber Centre 2.15pm

Sunday 10th December 2017 - 12.00noon
Annual Carol Service at St Mary Magdalene Church, followed by the annual Christmas Lunch in the John Godber Centre

Saturday 27th January 2018
The 30th NABS annual Byron Birthday dinner at Colwick Hall Nottingham. Reception 6.45 for 7.15pm.
Celebrating the Anniversary of the Poets 230th Birthday.


All our meetings are held at the John Godber Centre, Ogle Street, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire NG15 7FQ – 01159 639633 – Unless otherwise stated.

Please note: This programme will be updated during the year and may vary from time to time.


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