Past Conferences: 1998

The Conference was held at Kingston Maurward College of Agriculture, Dorchester, Saturday August 22 - Tuesday August 25 1998


Saturday, 22 August

12.30 Officers’ Meeting
2.00 Committee Meeting
4.00 onwards Arrival of participants
6.00 Reception
6.30 Dinner
8.00 Paul Roberts: John Cowper Powys and His Popular Contemporaries

Sunday, 23 August

9.15 Christopher Wilkinson: These Honeysuckle Rogues:The Friendship of Llewelyn Powys and Louis Wilkinson
10.30 Coffee
11.00 Professor W. J. Keith: John Cowper Powys: The Literary Criticism of a Bookworm
12.30 Lunch
2.00 Anthony Glynn: Scraggy Little Dreamer: The Life and Work of Elizabeth Myers
3.15 Tea
4.00 John Batten: Littleton Powys: ‘The Only Radical’
6.30 Dinner
8 .00 Christopher Kent, Chris Wilkinson and Oliver Wilkinson : Our Free Way: Readings from the Correspondence of Llewelyn Powys and Louis Wilkinson

Monday, 24 August

9.15 Dr David Gervais: The Religious Comedy of T. F. Powys
10.30 Coffee
11.00 Professor J. Lawrence Mitchell: Theodore Powys: The Artist at Work
12.30 Lunch
Free Afternoon (Publications Committee Meeting)
4.00 Annual General Meeting
5.45 Dinner
7.00 Coach Departs for Weymouth Walk-About

Tuesday 25th August

Breakfast and departure