Presentation of Godley Gifts to Christ Church, Oxford

Presentation of Godley Gifts to Christ Church, Oxford

On 20 March, at Christ Church, Oxford, Christopher Godley (Lord Kilbracken) presented a copy of Godley Gifts, to the college’s library, where it will be housed alongside the manuscript material of Alice in Wonderland. Alice was written at Christ Church by one of...
Lord Kilbracken launches ‘Godley Gifts’ website

Lord Kilbracken launches ‘Godley Gifts’ website

Letter to the Editor of The Press, Christchurch, 7 March 2009:Sir, Today the John Robert Godley Memorial Trust, named after Canterbury’s founder and of which I am patron, makes available on the web the complete award-winning heritage book publication, Godley...
The first public reading of ‘Seadrift’

The first public reading of ‘Seadrift’

Although portions of James Edward FitzGerald’s ‘Seadrift’ had been viewed during the 2006 Heritage Week Exhibition, the full script and accompanying watercolours had never been presented to the public. This changed on Sunday 23 September, 2007 with the first public...
‘Seadrift’ Exhibition in Christchurch Cathedral

‘Seadrift’ Exhibition in Christchurch Cathedral

In 2006 the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch celebrated its sesquicentennial. Throughout the year events were held to mark this milestone. A funding request was put to the Christchurch City Council late 2006, to include in the year of celebrations, the first public...