'The Mysterious Case of the Haberdasher's Scissors' Invited talk on local literary history at Emsworth Museum.

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description of Activity

This popular talk launched the museum's programme of guest lectures for 2023/24, with an account of an imaginary meeting between Rudyard Kipling, Arthur Conan Doyle and H. G. Wells in Southsea in 1882, based on my literary and historical research into these famous writers' lives and works.
Period5 Oct 2023
Held atEmsworth Museum, Hampshire


  • Local Literary History
  • Famous Southsea Writers
  • Speculative Fiction