Thursday, 8 January 2015

The War Poets Association have just announced this event in London SW12 on 11th February 2015 :

'The Chaplain as War Poet? Studdert Kennedy and the First World War.' Panel discussion on poetry of Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy ('Woodbine Willie').

With Andrew Studdert Kennedy (Rural Dean of Marlborough and the poet’s grandson)

Paul O’Prey (Vice-Chancellor, University of Roehampton and author of 'Poems from the Front')

Peter Howson (a former army chaplain and author of 'Muddling Through: The Organisation of British Army Chaplaincy in World War One')

Chaired by John Hall (Dean of Westminster)

Date:  Wednesday 11th February, 2015, 6:00pm, 

Venue:  The Chapel at Southlands College, University of Roehampton, Roehampton Lane, London, SW15 5SL. Tea & Coffee from 5.30pm. All welcome.

Those planning to attend are strongly encouraged to read the selection of poems which will be available at

Directions can be found at
Southlands Chapel is number 5 on the campus map.