Bristol & Clifton Dickens Society

Branch number 124 of the Dickens Fellowship

The Society's  meetings year runs from September through to July. There are four main catagories of meeting:

1.  Regular evening meetings are held September-December and March-June inclusive, on the 1st or 2nd Monday,

     at Leonard Hall, Waterford Road, Henleaze, Bristol BS9 4BT.

2.  DVD Group meetings held on Thursday afternoons

3.  Book Group meetings on Tuesday afternoons, repeated on Tuesday evenings

4.  Occasional meals or parties, usually at members' homes

To gain a better understanding of how diverse and interesting the meetings are, click on the Meetings Programme button below: you will be taken to a downloadable and printable PDF version of the Society's Programme for 2016-2017.


2016 - 2017

Meetings Programme

The Meetings Programme 2016-2017

Mrs. Sparsit Advanced Closer To Them

(Harry French from a scan by Philip V. Allingham at

Each year the Society has a "Book of the Year".   The 2016-17 Book of the Year is

Hard Times

Past Programmes

Some programmes from previous years will give a flavour of the Society's scope and energy:


2014-15      2013-14      2012 - 2013     2011-12

2010-11     2009-10      2008-09