We welcome details of events that may be of interest to Society members. Events listed below are not necessarily organised by the Society. Click on the links to see full information.

Until March 2018
Lawrence of Arabia & the Great Arab Revolt Exhibition at the National Civil War Centre

National Civil War Centre, 14 Appletongate,
Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1JY

The National Civil War Centre’s acclaimed exhibition on Lawrence is the culmination of nine seasons of
excavations in Southern Jordan by the archaeological team of the Great Arab Revolt Project

From 21 April 2017
Letters from Baghdad – Gertrude Bell Documentary in UK and US Cinemas

Letters from Baghdad – the much acclaimed feature-length documentary film about Gertrude Bell – is now showing in UK and US cinemas

11am, Saturday 24 June 2017


Society Event: Visit to the National Civil War Centre Exhibition

National Civil War Centre, 14 Appletongate,
Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1JY

Society members are invited to join a special tour of the National Civil War Centre’s acclaimed exhibition, with an afternoon talk about Lawrence and Brough Superior motorcycles

10am, Saturday 1 July 2017


Society Event: Lawrence in Hythe and Southampton Water

National Civil War Centre, 14 Appletongate,
Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1JY

ONLY TWO SPACES LEFT: Ride at speed on an historic RAF powerboat as we explore places connected with Lawrence’s later work in the RAF

9.30am, Saturday 1 July 2017
Arab Revolt Study Day at the University of Southampton

Building 65, Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BF

To mark the centenary of Sherif Hussein’s forces
seizing the Ottoman port of Aqaba on 6 July 1917, the University of Southampton is hosting a study day focusing on the Arab Revolt against Turkish rule and the role of archaeologist turned soldier, T.E. Lawrence.

11am, Saturday 23 September 2017


Society AGM and visit to Kelmscott Manor

Kelmscott Manor, Kelmscott, Lechlade, GL7 3HJ

For the Society AGM we will be gathering in the village hall at Kelmscott, following an informal morning visit to the Grade I Listed home of William Morris, writer, designer, socialist and founder of the Arts and Crafts movement, so admired by Lawrence

Friday 21 to
Sunday 23
September 2018
T. E. Lawrence Society’s 15th Biennial Symposium

St John’s College, St Giles, Oxford OX1 3JP

StJohnsCollegeThe T. E. Lawrence
Society will be returning to St John’s College,
Oxford, for our 15th Symposium where we will be commemorating the end of the Arab
Revolt with the taking of Damascus in 1918

Past Events

For reports of past events held by the Society, see our Past Events page.

Fellow Organisations

Society members might also be interested in events organised by fellow organisations with which we share common interests.
Please see their websites for more information.

Palestine Exploration Fund

The Palestine Exploration Fund hosts a regular free lecture series in partnership with the British Museum’s Department of the Middle East.

ASTENE (Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East )

ASTENE regularly holds exhibitions, conferences and study days
examining the history of travel in Egypt and the Sudan, the Arabian Peninsula and northwards through Iraq to Turkey, Greece and the Ottoman Balkans, from the earliest times to the mid-20th century.

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

The Petrie Museum at University College London organises a full calendar of free talks, walks and other events illustrating life in
ancient Egypt and the Sudan.

The following organisations promote interest and research into some of the writers within Lawrence’s circle.

Robert Graves Society
Siegfried Sassoon Fellowship
Henry Williamson Society
Thomas Hardy Society