Past Annual Lectures

Most Annual General Meetings of the Friends of Lincoln’s Inn Fields have been followed by a talk on a subject of local interest. Click on a year below for a PDF flyer with details of that year’s Annual Lecture.

2019 A Walk in the Park: The Life and Times of a People’s Institution by Travis Elborough, freelance writer, broadcaster, cultural commentator and author of a book of the same name (The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, Council Room, Monday 24 June).

2018 “Don’t be frightened – the Germans are here!” – Lincoln’s Inn Fields: On the Zeppelin Crossroads by Ian Castle, creator of the website Zeppelin raids, Gothas and ‘Giants’ and author of Zeppelin Onslaught: The Forgotten Blitz 1914-1915 (London School of Economics and Political Science, New Academic Building, Top Floor, Monday 9 July).

2017 Tunnels Under Holborn by Anthony Clayton, author of Subterranean City: Beneath the Streets of London and and Secret Tunnels of England: Folklore and Fact (London School of Economics and Political Science, 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, 1st Floor Conference Room, Thursday 13 July).

2016 The Secret Diary of Dudley Ryder: The Bar’s Forgotten Pepys by Dr Matthew Green, founder of Unreal City Audio and author of London: A Travel Guide Through Time (London School of Economics and Political Science, Tower Two, 9th Floor, Thursday 14 July).

2015 Unrealised Ambitions: Robert Adam’s Designs for Lincoln’s Inn by Dr Frances Sands, Catalogue Editor (Adam drawings project) at Sir John Soane’s Museum (Club Quarters, Thursday 30 July).

2011 “Equal to any Piazza in Christendome”: Lincoln’s Inn Fields and the Queen Anne Churches by Peter Dodge, barrister of Lincoln’s Inn and originator of the walking route 1711 Walk (The Royal College of Surgeons of England, Council Room, Wednesday 8 June).

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