Dickens and Childhood

V&A Museum of Childhood, the English Association and the Dickens Fellowship host a conference on 'Dickens and

Childhood'. The day includes walks, lectures, readings and

other sessions on topics aimed at Dickens experts and students, as well as enthusiastic readers. Events focus on Dickens as a perceptive observer of the stages of child development. An evening symposium features contemporary children's authors speaking on how reading Dickens has influenced their work.