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Council Room King's building Strand campus
20/11/2013 (09:00-20:30)

Organised by the Centre for Life-Writing Research in collaboration with the Centre for Enlightenment Studies @ King's

This event is free and open to all but booking is required.
Please note that you can choose to attend the day event only, the evening event only or both but you need to make sure to book using the links below.

For 'SHANDYFEST' day event, book here: 

For evening performance event, book here:



An exceeding good day to celebrate Laurence Sterne's 300th Birth-Day with talks, performances, ingenuity and fun.

So far the programme will include talks on:

Sterne & Music
Sterne & Animals
Sterne & Cervantes
Sterne & Caricature
Sterne's Letters to Eliza
Sterne's wit & conviviality
his philosophy & his language
Sterne's post-mortem perambulations
{courtesy of a dastardly gang of London grave-robbers}
as well as Uncle Toby's pre-occupation with military manoeuvres
and prosecuting sieges
also the extraordinary marbl'd and BLACK pages in Tristram Shandy 


a practical demonstration of the miraculous process of paper-marbling by Artist Jane Wildgoose

as well as a compleat performance by Actor Stephen Oxley of an infamous rarely perform'd Entertainment abridg'd from Tristram Shandy itself. 

The day is expected to start early and end late, with many speakers, and limited seating. So please book early! 

Please note that the day is divided in two and you can choose to attend in full or for one part only:
For 'SHANDYFEST' day event, book here: 
For evening performance event, book here:

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