This October Sara Lodge has organized two events on Edward Lear’s music, a central subject of her recent Inventing Edward Lear (recently reviewed in The TLS together with James Williams’s book on Edward Lear).
Edward Lear’s Bongs, Dongs and Songs will take place on 12 October at Gumby Hall and Garden, Lincolnshire, for more information and booking, which is essential, go to the website for the event.
The next day, 13 October, there will be another concert of Edward Lear’s music at Ightham Mote, Kent; booking is also essential. More info.
Both events will see the participation of Lear expert Sara Lodge, acclaimed pianist and broadcaster David Owen Norris, and baritone Edward Robinson. At Ightham the event will also be followed by an evening meal!