‘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.

Date

Feb 15 2020

Time

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Cost

$10.00

Location

Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, GU21 6ND
Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, GU21 6ND
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