The good age: long life, literature and utopianism

 Final Poster

Thursday 17 November | 13.00-19.00

Free Admission | Booking Required

University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS

What kind of society would we ideally like to live in if there were no limits?

Afternoon Workshop | 13.00-17.30

Aged 60 and over

The workshop will include a talk by Dr Siân Adiseshiah on utopianism and ageing and discussions facilitated by the University of Lincoln. Our activities aim to enable older people to explore their hopes and fears for the future through engaging with literary utopias.

Penelope Lively Talk

Registration | 17:30 & Talk | 18:00-19:00

Jackson Lecture Theatre – Open to all

The day will culminate with Dr Amy Culley hosting a talk by author Penelope Lively discussing her recent memoir on ageing and memory, ‘Ammonites and Leaping Fish: A Life in Time’.

To book a place on the workshop email: | Or call: 01522 886840

To book a place at the talk call: 01522 837100 Or book online at:



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