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TOP SCHOLAR BECOMES OUR SECOND VICE-PRESIDENT

The Society is delighted to announce that Professor Elaine Hobby, who has been a vigorous and distinguished supporter of the Aphra Behn Project, has kindly agreed to become our second […]

Public Voting Begins on Designs for the Aphra Behn Statue

The four final designs for the Aphra Behn statue have now been revealed and aren’t they gorgeous! Each design has its own hidden secrets and messages, detailing information about the […]

An Amorous Jilt on Pride Saturday

CCS marked Canterbury’s Pride Saturday with a fun-filled reading of Aphra Behn’s riotously amusing but little known play The Younger Brother or The Amorous Jilt. Unperformed since the 1690s, the […]

Walking and talking

On Sunday 12 June CCS trustees Charlotte Cornell, David Reekie and Julian Waltho delivered another excellent guided tour of Canterbury. Focussed on the city in the middle of the troubled […]

Reading the Rover

On the afternoon of Saturday 4 June, Aphra Behn’s best known play, The Rover, was given a vigorous and thoroughly enjoyable reading in St Peter’s Anglican Church by a band […]

Stardust at the Dinner

Leading TV, film and stage actor Alexandra Gilbreath (Monarch of the Glen, Life Begins, The Bill, Not Going Out, etc) has kindly agreed to speak at the Grand Aphra Behn […]

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