Forthcoming Events

Essex Day 2015 Dorothy Dunnett Essex Day 2015 will be held on Saturday 28th February at Craft Arena. We will hear from the 18th Baron Petre about his ancestry particularly the 2nd Baron Sir William Petre who was a member of the Muscovy Company; the history of embroidery and a chance to stitch; there will be live lute music and a talk from Paul Egholm about the construction and history of the lute; a quiz and an evening meal at a local restaurant if you wish. If you would like more information contact Linda at email hidden; JavaScript is requiredby 31st Jan with your email address. Places are very limited, so first come, first served!

In association with the Dorothy Dunnett Society

Oxford Day 2015

“Lymond is back.”  Oxford Day, in association with the Dorothy Dunnett Society, will take place on 13th June at Wolfson College, Oxford, and  this year the focus will be on The Lymond Chronicles.

The Oxford Day speakers will be James Evans, on “Richard Chancellor and the Great Exploratory Voyage of 1553: the transformation of England” and Dr Deirdre Serjeantson, Senior Lecturer in Renaissance Literature, University of Essex, on  “The Private Labyrinth': the books that made Lymond”.

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Lincoln weekend 2015

Lincoln (UK) Weekend will take place from Friday 18th – Sun 20th September 2015

Edinburgh Dunnett Weekend 2015

The Society’s Edinburgh Dorothy Dunnett weekend will take place at the Royal Over-Seas League on Princes Street from Friday 17th-Sunday 19th April 2015, including the Annual General meeting (AGM) on Saturday 18th April.  Details are on the booking form, which is here.  Update: all events are now sold out and a waiting list has been established in case people should drop out, but there are still places available at the AGM.

International Dorothy Dunnett Day 2015

This year International Dorothy Dunnett Day will take place on Saturday 14th November, when once again Dunnett Readers across the world will meet in homes, restaurants, pubs, parks, museums and other locations; and at 13.00 (1 pm) local time they will raise a glass to toast the Lady who started it all.

Dunnett Carnival of Venice

Mon 19 Sep – Fri 23 Sep 2016

Organised by Simon Hedges and Olive Millward, following on from the Dunnett Siege of Istanbul and the Dunnett Siege of Malta.  Visit the places in Venice that Niccolò and his associates would have known, in the company of fellow Dunnett readers.

For more info, contact Simon Hedges via our Contact Us page.