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The Oscar Wilde Society has an exciting and diverse programme of events all year round. We organise lectures, readings, and discussions about Wilde and his works, and visits to places associated with him. We also aim to highlight other events of interest which are organised by other entities.

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June 2016

Stella, by Neil Bartlett

June 1, 2016 - June 18, 2016
Hoxton Hall, 130 Hoxton Street
London , N1 6SH United Kingdom
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£14 – £18

Stella is a new theatre piece written and directed by Neil Bartlett.

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Lady Windermere’s Fan

June 21, 2016 - June 25, 2016
Putney Arts Theatre, Ravenna Rd, London
London, SW15 6AW United Kingdom
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£10 – £14

The Putney Theatre Company's production of Lady Windermere's Fan, is opening next month at Putney Arts Theatre in South West London.

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August 2016

Brand new opera based on Oscar Wilde’s The Remarkable Rocket

August 10, 2016
Cubitt Sessions (Panarmonium), King’s Cross
London, United Kingdom
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Waste Paper Opera Company are writing and staging a brand new opera based on Oscar Wilde's The Remarkable Rocket.

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October 2016

Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw (a talk)

October 27, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square
London, WC1R 4RL United Kingdom
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Eleanor Fitzsimons, author of 'Wilde's Women' will be speaking to The Shaw Society about links between Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw on the evening of Thursday 27th October at The Conway Hall, in the Bertrand Russell room.  The meeting is at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. The talk should last for 30-45 minutes and we are promised a lively Q&A session ... Read more...

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November 2016

Oscar Wilde Society and Whistler Society Joint Event (Members Only)

November 24, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
London Sketch Club, No. 7 Dilke Street, Chelsea
London, SW3 4JE United Kingdom
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Oscar Wilde Society and Whistler Society are delighted to announce this joint event taking place on November 24th.

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August 2017

Clandestination (ARENA – Reading)

August 19, 2017
Reading Town Centre Reading, United Kingdom + Google Map

Running in July and August, ARENA will celebrate the best work of Reading’s arts and cultural organisations through a diverse programme of free outdoor events, taking as their theme for 2017 – Reading’s waterways. ARENA launched in 2016 as part of Reading’s Year of Culture and is funded by Reading Business Improvement District to enable ... Read more...

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September 2017

Gyles Brandreth in Hamlet at the Park Theatre

September 16, 2017 @ 3:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Park Theatre, Finsbury Park
London, N4 3JP
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In conjunction with our President, Gyles Brandreth and the Park Theatre, the Oscar Wilde Society is pleased to offer our members tickets for Hamlet at a specially reduced price for the matinee performance on Saturday 16th September. This ticket will also include a post performance discussion with the cast about the play and Oscar Wilde. ... Read more...

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May 2019

Matthew Sturgis at Boswell Book Festival

May 11, 2019 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Dumfries House, Ayrshire
Glasgow, KA18 2NJ
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BOSWELL BOOK FESTIVAL IS THE WORLD'S ONLY FESTIVAL OF BIOGRAPHY AND MEMOIR If you thought you knew all about Oscar Wilde, then think again. Matthew Sturgis – the acclaimed chronicler of the 1890s – has uncovered dramatic new material including the transcript of Wilde’s trial, described by one critic as ‘gripping as it is grim’. ... Read more...

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March 2021

Bonhams’ Unveiling the Classics: Oscar Wilde – A Man for our Times     

March 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Launched in December 2020, The Classics is dedicated to offering the very best of the Classic Arts, from antiquities to the 19th century.  Hear more from specialists alongside guest-speakers in a series of online webinars this spring. Collector Jeremy Mason in conversation with Bonhams Director of Books & Manuscripts, Matthew Haley, about his passion for Oscar ... Read more...

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August 2023

‘Forbidden Love’ – The Sphinx Song Cycle at London Song Festival

August 18, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hinde Street Methodist Church, 19 Hinde St
London, W1U 2QJ United Kingdom
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London Song Festival 2023 On Friday 18 August the London Song Festival is proud to present the world premiere of Sir Granville Bantock’s song cycle ‘The Sphinx’, a setting of Oscar Wilde’s poem of the same name. This masterpiece of English song was written in 1941 but has remained unperformed until now. Granville Bantock ... Read more...

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