The Great Shakespeare Debate
Sep 21 @ 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
The Great Shakespeare Debate

Did William Shakespeare from Stratford really write the Shakespeare canon? The ‘how to: Academy’ organise a debate on 21 September in London, with Alexander Waugh and Sir Jonathan Bate.

Please note that the venue has been changed. The debate will be held at:

Emmanuel Centre
9-23 Marsham St.
London SW1P 3DW

September meeting, DVS, London @ Hotel Amba Marble Arch
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Preliminary Programme*

The De Vere Society Autumn Meeting
30 September 2017, 10.00 – 17.00

Price £ 40, lunch, tea and coffee included.

Venue: Amba Hotel Marble Arch
Bryanston Street
Marylebone, London W1H 7EH


From the programme:

Oliver Kinsey: ‘The evidence of John Hall – (1) Polimanteia (1595) and
(2) Michael Drayton Esq. (1563-1631)’
Alexander Waugh: ‘Hiding the Truth of Shakespeare’s Grave (part 2).’
Heward Wilkinson: ‘Detective Inspector Hamlet’

        Kevin Gilvary: ‘The State of the Authorship Questions,’ followed by a panel         discussion about the “Great Shakespeare Debate.”

        …and there will be more.

*) Topics, speakers and/or times may be subject to change without any prior notice.

‘What’s the New News at the New Court?’ The Shakespearean Authorship Trust @ The Globe Theatre
Oct 29 @ 10:45 am – 5:00 pm

The Shakespearean Authorship Trust, in collaboration with Brunel University, presents ‘What’s the New News at the New Court?’: Developments in the Authorship Question

  • John Casson (Neville) – A Scientific Approach to the Shakespeare Authorship Question
  • Ros Barber (Marlowe) – Stylometry: Hard Evidence or Pseudo-Science?
  • Simon Miles (Bacon) – Francis Bacon and The Phoenix and the Turtle
  • Alexander Waugh (Oxford) – Shakespeare’ Grave Problem Part 2
  • Panel Forum and Q&A.


DVS Annual General Meeting @ Amba Hotel Marble Arch
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


The De Vere Society Annual General Meeting

21 April 2018, 10.00 – 17.00

Amba Hotel Marble Arch,
Bryanston Street
Marylebone, London W1H 7EH