Duchesne 001, University of Roehampton
Wednesday 8 October
7-7.30pm: Tour of the Children’s Literature Archive and Richmal Crompton Collection
7.30-9pm: Remembering Childhood Books: talks, wine and nibbles
The University of Roehampton is opening its children’s literature archives to the public, with an exclusive tour followed by talks by Professor Peter Hunt and Dr Jane McVeigh on The Secret Garden and Just William. Dr Alison Waller will report on her research project, ‘Rereading Childhood Books’, and there will be an introduction to the Just William Society.
This event is free, but you will need to book your place by emailing Julia Noyce: Julia.firstname.lastname@example.org. In your email, please state if you would like to join the tour of the Children’s Literature Archive (places will be allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis). Please also name a significant childhood book that you remember reading as a boy or girl.