War poet David Jones to be commemorated with maroon plaque

David Jones (1898 - 1974) Poet, Soldier, ArtistOn Wednesday 2nd December at 12:30pm at 67 Arabin Road, SE4 there will be an unveiling of a maroon plaque to commemorate the Great War poet, soldier and artist David Jones (1898-1974), who is buried in the  Brockley & Ladywell Cemeteries. Born in Brockley in 1895 he served in ...

Director Derek Shiel to introduce screening in chapel of his film – David Jones: Innovation & Consolidation

FOBLC are pleased to welcome Derek Shiel, director of the film to introduce and discuss the work of David JonesDAVID JONES: INNOVATION & CONSOLIDATIONThe third film of Derek Shiel's wonderful trilogy takes David Jones from the Second World War up to the time of his death in 1974 at Calvary Nursing Home in Harrow. This deals with Jones as an ...

David Jones Between the Wars: The Years of Achievement

The David Jones Society has commissioned another film about the poet David Jones who lies buried in the Brockley & Ladywell Cemeteries.Beginning with Jones’s conversion to Roman Catholicism and his joining the Ditchling community in 1921, the film traces his various sojourns in England, Wales and France. Through interviews with scholars, artists, writers and friends,and ...

Borders in the Literary and Visual Arts of David Jones

The modernist poet  David Jones, whose work was greatly admired by T.S. Eliot and W.S. Auden, and who lies buried in the Brockley & Ladywell Cemeteries is to be featured in a seminar by The David Jones Society in the Dissenter's Chapel on Saturday 22nd September.  You can read Mike Guilfoyle's account of his life here and ...