The Newstead Abbey Byron Society
(formerly The International Byron Society)

Saturday 27th January 2018
The 30th NABS annual Byron Birthday dinner at Colwick Hall Nottingham. Reception 6.45 for 7.15pm.
Celebrating the Anniversary of the Poets 230th Birthday.

Sunday 11th March 2018
Members Poetry afternoon John Godber Centre starts 2.15pm

Sunday 15th April 2018
AGM starts at 1.00pm – Lecture at 2.15pm
John Godber Centre - AGM and Lecture by Dr Jonathon Shears Keele University - 'Byron's Hypochondria'

Friday 27th & Saturday 28th April 2018
The Annual Spring Conference at Newstead Abbey - Excess and Exhaustion: Byron in 1818
Contact 01636 813818 for further details

Sunday 6th May 2018
Lecture by Dr Charlotte May (Nottingham University) – ‘Samuel Rogers’ John Godber Centre starts 2.15pm

Sunday 10th June 2018
At the John Godber Centre 2.15pm - Catherine Curzon
'The many Lovers of the King of Bling'

The Annual Byron Festival
Friday 6th July – Sunday 15th July 2018
For programme and details, contact 01636 813818 for further information
Download programme here and see details of Maureen Crisp Memorial Poetry, Art & Photographic Competition here

Saturday 29th September 2018
A joint meeting at Newstead Abbey with the London Byron Society. Starts Newstead at 12.00noon, morning coffee, lunch at 1.00pm followed by a lecture in the Abbey. Speaker Dr Christine Kenyon Jones.

Sunday 21st October 2018
Professor John Beckett (Nottingham University) ‘Byron the Aristocrat’
John Godber Centre starts 2.15pm

Sunday 25th November 2018
John Godber Centre 2.00pm. Fund raising – bring & buy your unwanted books and DVDs.

Sunday 9th December 2018
John Godber Centre 2.00pm – The annual Lucy Edwards lecture (Speaker to be announced)

Saturday 19th January 2019
The annual Byron Birthday Dinner at Colwick Hall.
Reception 6.45 for 7.15pm.


All our meetings are held at the John Godber Centre, Ogle Street, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire NG15 7FQ – 01159 639633 – Unless otherwise stated.

Please note: This programme will be updated during the year and may vary from time to time.


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