EVENTS

Thursday 25 October 2018, 5.00pm — 6.00pm

Lucinda Hawksley Talk at Keats-Shelley House: Dickens and the Pre-Raphaelites

John Everett Millais' drawing of Charles Dickens on his deathbed.

Lucinda Hawksley Talk at Keats-Shelley House: Dickens and the Pre-Raphaelites

Keats-Shelley House

Thursday 25 October 2018, 5.00pm — 6.00pm

25th October. 1700 - 1800. Keats-Shelley House.

The relationship between Charles Dickens and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood began as a turbulent row - and ended in a strong friendship between Millais and Dickens. The lives of these brilliant young artists and the celebrity writer, all giants of the Victorian cultural scene, became as intertwined as one of Dickens’s own plots. Come and discover the stories behind the Pre-Raphaelites and their Dickens connections. 

Lucinda Hawksley is an author, art historian and broadcaster from London. She has written more than twenty books, including biographies of the artists Lizzie Siddal, Kate Perugini (née Dickens) and Princess Louise. She has also written widely about her great great great grandfather, Charles Dickens. 

Advance booking recommended/ Participation in the event is included in the standard museum entrance ticket.

To book, contact the Keats-Shelley House here.

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