A Shropshire Lad in Highgate

5 Apr 2022

Regular hours

Tue, 05 Apr
18:00 – 19:00

Cost of entry

£5 (HLSI members free). Sign up online by 13:00 on the day. Please visit

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  • Buses: 143, 210, 271 from Archway tube to Highgate Village
  • Tube: Archway or Highgate
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Lecture by Peter Parker, author of Housman Country: Into the Heart of England (2016).


Peter Parker discusses why A Shropshire Lad became one of the most popular books of poetry ever published and how it has influenced English culture and notions of what “England” means both here and abroad. 

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