The Irvingite

The Irving Society Newsletter No 81

From the desk of the Hon. Secretary………. Greetings fellow Irvingites In this second edition of 2019, we are able to announce a couple of member events, which I hope you feel able to support. One will be to the wonderful Guildhall Art Gallery in the City of London and for Christmas, we shall be joining the congregation at St Paul’s…
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The Irving Society Newsletter No 80

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – SUNDAY, 10 FEBRUARY 2019 This year’s Wreath laying and AGM coincided with a large scale celebration of the Chinese New Year of the Pig, so while Imogen Irving was able to lay the traditional wreath, any speeches were rather drowned out by a combination of fire-crackers and oriental pop-music from the portable stage in Charing Cross…
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The Irving Society

The Irving Society Newsletter No 79

AGM SAVE THE DATE AND IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING THE SOCIETY Members are asked to please save the date for the Society’s 23rd Annual General Meeting in celebration of the birth of Sir Henry Irving.  This year’s festivities will take place on the afternoon of Sunday 10 February, 2019.   Members are asked to assemble at the Irving statue on Charing Cross…
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Picture of HI's Cake at AGM

The Irving Society Newsletter No 78

THE IRVING SOCIETY HOLDS ITS 22ND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Sunday 11 February, 2018 was cold and damp as a strong contingent of Irvingites gathered in the warmth of the Concert Artistes’ Association on Bedford Street for the Society’s 22nd Annual General Meeting. Following the ceremonial laying of the wreath at the Irving Statue on Charing Cross Road, members assembled at…
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The Irving Society Newsletter No 77

AGM SAVE THE DATE Members are asked to please save the date for the Society’s 22nd Annual General Meeting in celebration of Sir Henry Irving’s Birthday.  This year’s festivities will take place on the afternoon of Sunday 11 February, 2017.  Members are asked to assemble at the Irving Statue on Charing Cross Road at 2.15pm.   Following the ceremonial laying of the…
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The Irving Society Newsletter No 76

FORTHCOMING IRVING SOCIETY AUTUMN EVENT At 11.00 am Monday 27 November, 2017, The Irving Society is planning an outing to the London Metropolitan Archives (40 Northampton Rd, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0HB) to visit their exhibition Life on the London Stage.  Entry to the exhibition is free and, following the visit, those who wish would be welcome to join us for lunch at…
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The Irving Society Newsletter No 75

THE IRVING SOCIETY HOLDS ITS 21st ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Imogen Irving Lays the Wreath at the Statue of Sir Henry Irving The Irving Society’s Chair, Frances Hughes, Addresses Members at the 21st Annual General Meeting.   Alan Stockwell with his Book, “What’s the Play and Where’s the Stage?”                 The Society’s 21st Annual General Meeting was…
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The Irving Society Newsletter No 74

GARRICK CLUB DINNER REVIEW   Luckily October 4th was a fine autumn day so there was no depositing of umbrellas and soggy raincoats when we arrived at the Garrick Club for our Annual Dinner. On this occasion our genial host was Garrick Club member Nick Bromley, well known to many of us as Master of the Drury Lane Theatrical Fund,…
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20th AGM

The Irving Society Newsletter No 73

THE IRVING SOCIETY HOLDS ITS 20th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Sunday, 21 February 2016 was a thankfully bright and warm day for our for Members as they gathered at Sir Henry Irving’s Statue on Charing Cross Road and watched Luke Irving ascend the ladder to place a wreath at his famous great-great-great Grandfather’s feet. After the wreath laying, the party assembled at the Concert…
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Irving's shoe?

The Irving Society Newsletter No 72

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS AND AGM SAVE THE DATE To all of our Members, we send belated Season’s Greetings and our wishes for a very Happy New Year! By now, you will have received your membership renewal forms for the 2016 membership year, but if they have not arrived with you please don’t hesitate to contact us at theirvingsociety@gmail.com. The Committee looks forward…
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