Exhibition Lectures

1pm Wednesday 20 February
Allen Lane: the making of Penguin books
Jeremy Lewis author of Penguin Special: the Life and Times of Allen Lane will discuss the founder of Penguin Books and the growth of the company which revolutionised British publishing

1pm Wednesday 27 February
Reynolds Stone: a life in letters
Humphrey Stone pays tribute to his father who produced 350 bookplates and is best remembered as one of the country’s finest wood engravers

1pm Wednesday 19 March
Penguin covers: a partial history
Phil Baines, author of Penguin by Design: a cover story 1935 - 2005, discusses his favourite designs from the Penguin archive
Phil Baines (writer, designer and Professor of Typography)