An opportunity to enjoy a Dickensian Sunday lunchtime! Join us from 12:00 – 15:00 in the library at the Great Expectations Hotel & Bar, where the great novelist himself once gave a reading. More than 50 poets contributed to this anthology: A Mutual Friend: Poems for Charles Dickens and many will be present to read their poems, including Jane Draycott, John Greening, Lesley Saunders, Susan Utting, A. F. Harrold, Derek Beavan, Adrian Blamires, and Kate Noakes.
Great Expectations Hotel & Bar
33 London Street
Reading, RG1 4PS
The launch is announced in the Reading Post.