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A Guardian Best Book of the Year and longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize, Francesca Wade's spellbinding group biography explores how four trailblazing women pushed the boundaries of literature, scholarship, and social norms, forging careers that would have been impossible without these rooms of their own.
Mecklenburgh Square, on the radical fringes of interwar Bloomsbury, was home to activists, experimenters and revolutionaries; among them were the modernist poet H. D., detective novelist Dorothy L. Sayers, classicist Jane Harrison, economic historian Eileen Power, and writer and publisher Virginia Woolf. They each alighted there seeking a space where they could live, love and, above all, work independently.
Tables of 6 will be booked in line with government guidance, which means you could be seated with individuals from outside your household or support bubble. Ticket includes Afternoon Tea with a selection of cakes, cream scones and sandwiches served at your table on individual plates. Please note: To book you will need to pay online. We will then email you to discuss any dietary requirements and seating arrangements.
Deadline for bookings: 21 May