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Fagin Fagin

The next meeting of the Rochester and Chatham Dickens Fellowship (R&CDF) is on Thursday the 20th of February 2014 at 7.15 for a 7.30 start. The meeting is in the Education Room of Dickens’ World in Chatham and includes a talk: Dickens and Medway: the years in Kent as seen through the Guildhall collection by Jeremy Clarke. The February meeting is always known as the Charles Dickens birthday meeting and suitable celebrations are planned. A short reading will also be given by an R&CDF member. Non-members are welcome to attend for a small fee. For details of the R&CDF, or for non-members to attend, contact the Hon. Secretary, Mr Steve Martin, on 01474 834164.

Jeremy Clarke
Dr Jeremy Clark is Education Officer in the Guildhall Museum, High Street, Rochester. He provides a learning programme based on the museum’s collections and buildings. Jeremy gained a PhD from the University of Kent in 2007 and has been in museum education for over 19 years.

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Guest Speaker Mrs Toni Mount – They dared to be Doctors

The next meeting of the Rochester and Chatham Dickens Fellowship (R&CDF) is on Thursday the 20th June, 7.15 for a 7.30 start. The meeting takes place in the Education Room at Dickens World in Chatham and includes a talk by Mrs Toni Mount – “They dared to be Doctors”. The talk looks at the incredible determination of three Victorian Ladies; James Barry, Elizabeth Blackwell and Elizabeth Garrett-Anderson who struggled in a man’s world to qualify and practice as Doctors. Non-Members are welcome at £2 per person payable on the door but advanced booking is essential. For details of the R&CDF or for non-members to attend contact the Hon. Secretary Mr Steve Martin on 01474 834164 – stevemartin54@hotmail.com or John Knott 01634 862688.
For details of the venue – http://www.dickensworld.co.uk

Toni Mount;
Toni is a history teacher and experienced speaker. She is a member of the Richard III Society and co-ordinator of their latest research project, The Ricardian Chronicle. She is also a library volunteer where she leads a Creative Writing group.
Toni earned her research MA from the University of Kent in 2009 through study of a medieval medical manuscript held at the Wellcome Library in London. Her BA (with First-class Honours) and a Diploma in European Humanities are from the Open University. Her Cert. Ed (in Post-Compulsory Education and Training) is from the University of Greenwich. Recently she completed a Diploma in Literature and Creative Writing with the Open University.

Information taken from her web site http://www.tonimount.co.uk

The next meeting of the Rochester and Chatham Dickens Fellowship (R&CDF) is on Thursday the 18th of April, 7.15 for a 7.30 start. The meeting takes place in the Education Room at Dickens World in Chatham and includes a talk by Dr Ann Kneif – ‘Lola Montez, a 19th century adventuress’. Non-Members are welcome at £2 per person payable on the door but advanced booking is essential. For details of the R&CDF or for non-members to attend contact the Hon. Secretary Mr Steve Martin on 01474 834164 – stevemartin54@hotmail.com or John Knott 01634 862688.
For details of the venue – http://www.dickensworld.co.uk

The next meeting of the Rochester and Chatham Dickens Fellowship (R&CDF) is on Thursday the 18th of October 7.15 for a 7.30 start. The meeting is in the Education Room of Dickens World in Chatham includes a talk by Mr Neil Arnold. Non Members are welcome for a small fee. For details of the R&CDF or for non-members to attend contact the Hon. Secretary Mr Steve Martin on 01474 834164.

“Mysteries of Blue Bell Hill”

The R&CDF are proud to announce for our Halloween month meeting a talk by Mr Neil Arnold.

Neil Arnold is a full-time monster hunter and folklorist who has written several books including HAUNTED ROCHESTER, MYSTERY ANIMALS OF…KENT, PARANORMAL KENT and HAUNTED MAIDSTONE. He has appeared on the BBC, Sky, ITV, and writes for magazines and newspapers. Neil said that “….it’s the creepiest talk I do!” so it is just what we need for our Halloween month meeting.

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The next meeting of the Rochester and Chatham Dickens Fellowship is on Thursday the 16th of March 7.15 for a 7.30 start. The meeting is in the Education Room of Dickens World in Chatham include s a talk by Michael Eaton. Non Members are welcome for a small fee. For details of the R&CDF or non members to attend contact the Joint Hon. Secretary Mr Steve Martin 01474 834164

The next meeting of the Rochester and Chatham Dickens Fellowship is on Thursday the 16th of February 7.15 for a 7.30 start. The meeting is in the Education Room of Dickens World in Chatham include s a talk by Dr. Tony Williams. Non Members are welcome for a small fee. For details of the R&CDF or non members to attend contact the Joint Hon. Secretary Mr Steve Martin 01474 834164

R&CDF Branch Meeting 16th February
“Mile-stones on the Dover Road” Dickens, Kent and Dickensians, a talk by Tony Williams.

Dr Tony Williams
Tony Williams taught English in secondary schools from 1969 to 1997 when he took early retirement. From 1999 to 2006 he was Joint General Secretary of The International Dickens Fellowship and a Trustee of the Charles Dickens Museum in London. He is Associate Editor of The Dickensian and organises the London programme of events for the Dickens Fellowship, as well as being a frequent speaker on Dickensian topics both in the UK and overseas. He is currently a member of the group planning the programme for the celebrations in 2012 of the bicentenary of Dickens’s birth. He has recently accepted an honorary Research Fellowship at the University of Buckingham to assist with work on Dickens Journals Online.

The monthly meeting of the Rochester and Chatham Dickens Fellowship (R&CDF) will take place in the Education Room of Dickens World, Chatham. The meeting is on Thursday the 20th of October, 7.15 for 7.30 pm start. For details of the meeting, the R&CDF or to attend, non members welcome, contact Joint R&CDF Secretary Steve Martin on 01474 834164.

OCTOBER TALK “PIP MEETS ABLE MAGWITCH”
In a change to the advertised programme, R&CDF Members Colin Benson and Jan Bird will give a reading which is not only one of the best known from Charles Dickens’s works, but from the whole of English literature. Set in a church yard in the marshes at Cooling north of Rochester, it is taken from the first chapters of Great Expectations.
The talk was previously given by R&CDF Members during the June 2011 Rochester Dickens Festival and at the Avenue Theatre in Sittingbourne.

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