2008: Inaugural Lecture

THE INAUGURAL Philippa Pearce Memorial Lecture took place in the Auditorium of the Mary Allan Building, Homerton College, Cambridge, at 5:00pm on Thursday 11th September 2008. At the event, there were three main presentations:

Victor Watson: Philippa Pearce – Word Perfectdownload transcript (pdf, 160k)
Julia Eccleshare: Time and Place: Shaping the Creative Landscape
David Wood: Taking Tom from Page to Stagedownload transcript (pdf, 184k)


Alongside the main talks there were several readings from Philippa Pearce’s books, by Samuel West. Additionally, in the college library, there was a small display of typescripts, illustrations and ephemera relating to Philippa Pearce’s books.

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