Grevel Lindop

Poet, biographer, critic, essayist and writer on just about everything

Readings & Events


Monday 30 January: Grevel Lindop introduces poet Jeremy Reed to speak on David Bowie: ‘Starman’ – a lecture on the anniversary of David Bowie’s death. Royal Asiatic Societ, 18 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD (100 yds from Euston Station and just behind Euston Square tube). £8, £5 concessions, students with student ID card FREE!


Tuesday 7 February, weekly for five weeks: Temenos Academy Reading Essential Texts group: Grevel Lindop leads group reading William Blake’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. £55 (£45 concessions). Venue will be in London NW3. Advance booking essential: for further information and bookings, please contact [email protected]

Wednesday 22 March: Grevel Lindop and Nicky Godfrey-Evans: Study Day for Cumbria Tourist Guides, Keswick.

Monday 15 May: Talk by Grevel Lindop at Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street, London WC1E 7BS, evening, exact time tbc: ‘How the King of the Witches Dusted the Books: Alex Sanders at the John Rylands Library’.

Tuesday 16 May: Grevel Lindop lectures on writing creative nonfiction at Madingley Hall, Camridge, 5.30 pm: ‘Shaping the Story: How Truth Becomes a Page-Turner’

Week beginning 17 July (date and time tbc) Grevel Lindop lectures on the history of Lake District Literature to the Mystery Writers Tour; Swan Hotel, Grasmere.

18-20 August: Grevel Lindop lectures on John Cowper Powys and Charles Williams, Powys Society Conference, Llangollen.

Wednesday 27 September: Grevel Lindop introduces Colin Duriez to lecture on C.S. Lewis: Temenos Academy, The Lincoln Centre, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, evening, details tbc.

Thursday 9 November: Grevel Lindop speaks on ‘From Barren Waste to National Treasure: How We Learned to Love the Lake District’. Lorton Local History Society, evening, details tbc.