Jake Mongler has created a new version of the first year of Pepys’ diary, 1660, aiming to make it more easily readable to modern ears. I asked Jake to describe it for us himself:
News about this site and other Pepys-related events.
Here are two occasions that the @samuelpepys Twitter account has featured in the media this year, both of which I missed until today.
A couple of months ago Everyman’s Library published a new abridged edition of The Diary of Samuel Pepys. It was compiled by Kate Loveman, who wrote Samuel Pepys and His Books, which Sue Nicholson reviewed for us in 2016.
Coming up soon at London’s Old Vic theatre is 17c, a play about Pepys. From the website:
If you’re near London’s western reaches on Saturday 22nd September 2018 you might be interested to know that Swakeleys Estate is open as part of Open House London.
On 11 March 2019, Gresham College in London have a lecture called Gresham’s Bequest to Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn. From the website:
Here’s an event by Gresham College (in the Encyclopedia) that might interest anyone within reach of London…
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.
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.