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    Come and meet us

    The Ruskin Society organizes a regular programme of events including talks, visits, and an annual celebration of Ruskin's birthday each February.

    Our events are social occasions which normally include refreshments or a meal.

    Events are open to all. Please book in advance according to the directions for each event.

What's on

The Ruskin Society organizes an annual celebration of Ruskin's birthday each February, along with one or two additional events each year.

Forthcoming events

A lecture and film screening will be held in autumn 2020. Full details to be announced.

The next Birthday event will be in February 2021.

2020 Birthday event

The 2020 Birthday event took place on 8 February. Dr Marcus Waithe of Magdalene College, Cambridge spoke on 'Insulting Ruskin: Fors Clavigera and the Uses of Offence'.