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2017 Birthday event

The annual birthday event will take place on 11 February 2017 at 2.00pm in London. Cynthia Gamble will speak on Ruskin's passion for France and Belgium and the 2016 Ruskin Society Book Prize will be announced. Members can reserve a place by emailing

Shortlist announced for the 2016 Ruskin Society Book Prize

The nominees are:

Vicky Albritton and Fredrik Albritton Jonsson, 'Green Victorians: The Simple Life in John Ruskin's Lake District' (University of Chicago Press)


Francis O'Gorman (ed.), 'The Cambridge Companion to John Ruskin' (Cambridge University Press)

The winner will be announced at the 2017 Birthday Event.