Samuel Pepys’ local church near the Tower of London, St Olave’s, has been hosting talks about their famous former parishioner for some time and are about to launch a new series to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the start of the diary.

Each talk will look at a month’s worth of the diary from 1660. You can download a flyer from this page, but here’s the basic information:

  • Monday 18 January: The Diary Begins
  • Monday 1 February: Pepys and January 1660
  • Monday 1 March: Pepys and February 1660
  • Monday 12 April: Pepys and March 1660
  • Monday 10 May: Pepys and April 1660
  • Monday 7 June: Pepys and May 1660
  • Monday 5 July: Pepys and June/July 1660
  • Monday 29 November: Pepys and the Royal Society

Food is served from 6.15pm and the events start at 6.45pm. £15 on the door or contact Phil Manning (admin.stolave [at] me [dot] com, or 020 7488 4318). The address is St Olave Church, Hart Street, London EC3R 7NB.


First Reading

Terry Foreman  •  Link

A very nifty way to get The story so far!

Y'all who are able to attend, give those of us who are abroad some sense of what it's like.

Dr CHAS Parry-Jones  •  Link

We were staying at the APEX Hotel,Seething Lane, immediateely next door to St Olaves until with delight we found out, only an hour before leaving for home!Being SP fans we shall return one day. Is it possible to send us more info and list of events this year. Thank you.PS The hotel is super.
Dr Chas and Helen Parry-Jones

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