SSF member Vivien Whelpton's forthcoming biography of the poet and novelist Richard Aldington entitled 'Poet, Soldier and Lover: the years 1922-1929' is featured on Vivien's website.
At a celebratory lunch held in Taunton, SSF life President Dennis Silk opens his 80th birthday souvenir - an elegant glazed dish signed by the Fellowship's committee. Lindsay Spears and Meg Crane look on. November 2011
IWM purchase Sassoon Manuscript;
A rare manuscript by Siegfried Sassoon has been purchased by The Imperial War Museum. The autographed draft version of the ant-war poem 'The General' was bought at auction for nearly £4,000
Miles Wigfield of the Reading Room Press has announced the Press's fourth publication, one which will be of interest to all SSF members. See our Happy Reading page.
Cambridge University Library has succeeded in acquiring the Sassoon Archive at a price of £1.25 million. We know that many of you contributed to the purchase, and a group from the Fellowship visited the exhibition at Cambridge University Library on Saturday 24 July 2010.
If you would like to find out more, here is a link to the Reuters news report.
Sassoon in the media:
Those who read BBC History Magazine will know by now that Sassoon was featured in the "My History Hero" section in the February 2010 issue.
Our favourite artist:
Soren Hawkes, has sent us this link - take a look!http://www.legion-magazine.co.uk/picture-galleries/men-horses-and-mud/