‘Oscar – A Life’. A talk by Matthew Sturgis for Surrey History Trust
Join us as part of LGBT+ History Month to hear Matthew Sturgis discuss his acclaimed biography of Oscar Wilde and his links with Surrey.
Matthew Sturgis is a writer with a deep knowledge of the late Victorian cultural world. He is the author of acclaimed biographies of Aubrey Beardsley and Walter Sickert, as well as Passionate Attitudes: The English Decadence of the 1890s. He has contributed book reviews to the TLS, art criticism to Harpers & Queen and football reports to the Independent on Sunday. Oscar: A Life was nominated for The Wolfson History Prize 2019.
Tickets: £10. Surrey History Trust Members: £5.
At Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, GU21 6ND.
Please book a place online, in person at Surrey History Centre or any Surrey Library or phone 01483 518737.