John Clare Society website

to promote a wider and deeper knowledge of the poet, John Clare

Centre for John Clare Studies Discussion Group, Cambridge

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 10 October, 1pm – 3pm. They meet in the Christopher Smart room in Pembroke College at 1pm for coffee and discussion (bring your own lunch). They then walk over to the Fitzwilliam Museum to look at some watercolour sketches and paintings by Peter De Wint. These pictures are not on public display but are being made available for the group on this special occasion. In preparation for the visit, the group will discuss Clare’s poem ‘To De Wint’ and an essay from the John Clare Society Journal. To attend, email

The meeting after this one will be led by Dr Jamie Castell on Tuesday 7 November.


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