Upcoming Meetings and Events

The Society holds regular talks and meetings in the UK and North America and arranges visits to places of interest connected with Beatrix Potter. Most of these events are free to Members; there is a charge for others. Guests/non-Members are very welcome at almost all events – a small guest fee is charged. Occasionally, priority is given to Society Members at ticketed events.

An annual Linder Memorial Lecture is given in London, to commemorate the contribution to Beatrix Potter studies and research made by Leslie Linder and his sister, Enid.

The Society also holds biennial International Conferences in the UK – and occasionally in the USA. The Conferences are often followed, or preceded, by a holiday tour to an area of the UK with Beatrix Potter interest.

For more information about any event, please contact info@beatrixpottersociety.org.uk

Beatrix Potter’s Vision: Celebrating the Lake District 18th Biennial Conference and Setting the Scene: Pre Conference Tour Days

Pre conference excursions Sunday, 9 September to Tuesday 11 September. Conference: Tuesday 11 September-Saturday 15 September 2018     Castle Green Hotel, Kendal

Click the link to view flyers that describe the Conference and Tour Days. We encourage you to register and pay online. To fill out and submit our online registration form please click here. Within the following week of submission, you will receive a request for payment of your deposit through PayPal.

Print versions of the flyers and a registration form are included in the January Journal & Newsletter for those who prefer to register and pay via post. 


AGM and Linder Lecture

3 March 2018 Sloane Club, London

The AGM and Linder Memorial Lecture will be on Saturday 3 March at the Sloane Club in London (52 Lower Sloane Street, London SW1W 8BS). Doors will open at 1 p.m. for those who would like to socialise and browse the Society sales table and bring-and-buy stall (Beatrix Potter items only, please) before the AGM. This will start at 2 p.m. and will be followed by the annual Linder Memorial Lecture, ‘The seeds of inspiration – Beatrix Potter’s herbal treasury’, given by Gareth Evans. Please note that tea, coffee and biscuits will be served in the middle of the afternoon, and that non-Members and guests are welcome (there will be a £5 charge on the door).

Courtesy Frederick Warne & Co. and Victoria and Albert Musuem

Beatrix Potter & Laura Ingalls Wilder

Saturday 24 March, 2018                                            San Diego, California

Beatrix Potter & Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Day Celebrating Their Writing, Art, Farms & Gardens

Marta Mc Dowell, author of “Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life” and “The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books”, and Connie Ryle Neumann,  a charter board member of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy & Research Association will talk about the exciting new research on the surprisingly parallel lives of these two authors. Click here to download flyer.

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