Past events

An attempt to decipher Dickens's shorthand, by laying tracing paper over a copy of a shorthand letter
  • #SolveItDickens: An Introductory Workshop for New Decoders, Friday 22 April, 3 pm to 4 pm. Exploring lines from the recently transcribed dictation exercise, ‘Nelson’.
  • #SolveItDickens Workshop 3, Friday 3 December 2021, 3 pm to 4 pm. Exploring one of Dickens’s letters to Richard Bentley.
  • Cracking the Dickens Code, Saturday 20 November 2021, 11 am to 12 noon. An introduction to Decoding Dickens for the Being Human 2021 festival
  • #SolveItDickens Workshop 2, Friday 5 November, 3 pm to 4 pm. Exploring the mysterious ‘Two Brothers’ dictation exercise in Arthur Stone’s notebooks in the Free Library of Philadelphia.
  • #SolveItDickens Workshop 1, Friday 1 October, 3 pm – 4 pm. Exploring a Dickens shorthand letter.