14 August 2018
News about this site and other Pepys-related events.
10 August 2018
On 11 March 2019, Gresham College in London have a lecture called Gresham’s Bequest to Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn. From the website:
14 February 2018
Here’s an event by Gresham College (in the Encyclopedia) that might interest anyone within reach of London…
20 November 2017
The New York Times has a review of a piece of theatre about Pepys called 17c, by Big Dance Theatre, which also features this website and its readers.
3 October 2017
If you’re a fan of colouring books and you’re keen on Samuel Pepys (which seems a given) then you’ll probably like Several Fine Experiments in Colouring: Samuel Pepys Moste Laughable Discourses.
28 September 2017
On 21 October 2017 there’s a walk related to Pepys as part of the Literary Footprints Festival in London.
11 September 2017
I’ve just made this website run over a secure connection (its address now starts “https” rather than just “http”) — you should see a little padlock or similar in your browser.
9 September 2017
For a long time the Encyclopedia has contained a chart showing how Samuel Pepys’ wealth increased over time. It was a static image and wasn’t terribly attractive, so I’ve spruced it up and it’s now a little nicer.
24 August 2017
Update: If you can read this the site has been successfully moved and everything should be working again.
20 January 2017
BBC Radio 4 are putting on a concert of songs composed for Samuel Pepys by Cesare Morelli, the musician who joined Pepys’ household in the 1670s. The concert is at Pepys’ local church, St Olave’s, on 15 February 2017, and is free to attend, although you must reserve tickets (see below). The concert will be recorded for a feature on Radio 4 in the future.
Here are the details: