To celebrate the birthday of DLS this year, we are planning a Bloomsbury Walk for members, looking at sites in Bloomsbury related to the life and fiction of DLS. This will take place on the afternoon of Sunday, 17 June. Further details will be available in the May Bulletin.
Photo of Dorothy L. Sayers' residence, Great James Street. Photo courtesy of BJ Rahn.
Dorothy L. Sayers worked as an advertising copywriter, her most notable campaign being the Toucan advertisements for Guinness, featuring illustrations by John Gilroy. A members' visit to the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising in London has been arranged for 27 April. The tour will commence at 12.00 and the cost is £13. See the March Bulletin for further details.
The lecture takes place on the Monday after the Golden Age of Crime Weekend. The speaker this year is James Runcie, author of the Grantchester series of novels. The lecture takes place at Witham Library at 7.30p.m with supper beforehand at Gimsons. Supper £9, Lecture £7. For further details see: http://essexbookfestival.org.uk/event/james-runcie/