The University of Leeds has released more information, including booking arrangements, for next Wednesday’s event marking the 50th anniversary of Waugh’s death:
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Waugh’s death, Alexander Waugh, Martin Stannard and Dr Barbara Cooke, University of Leicester, will discuss the collection’s gems. This includes the manuscript of ‘Vile Bodies’, which is the only complete Waugh manuscript to still reside in the UK. Also, rare copies of “The Cynic” and “The Pistol Troop”, which were magazines produced by the author in his youth.
Professor Michael Brennan will host the event, which also celebrates the opening of the new Treasures of the Brotherton exhibition space in the University’s Parkinson Building.
This is a free event but places are limited so please book in advance online.
Click here for links to booking online.