Below you will find a list of articles to read and download. Many of these articles document past events of the Society.
A Song of Albion by Rod Tweedy
A visual poem celebrating Glastonbury and the life of Geoffrey Ashe.
Albion Rose by Rod Tweedy
An essay seeking to understand the importance and meaning of Albion in the work of William Blake.
Bullets and Diamonds by George Fort
The art of writing aphorisms.
William Blake’s Method of Prophecy by Adriana Diaz-Enciso
An essay reviewing the first publication in Spanish of the Prophetic Books.
Lux Lumen and the Lights of Science by Alan Wall
A transcript of a talk given to the Blake Society on 9 December 2013 at St. James’ Piccadilly.
“William Blake’s Golgonooza: A Vision of London Metamorphosed” by Adriana Diaz-Enciso
A transcript of a talk given at the Arts and Humanities Festival at King’s College London, 18 October 2012.
This transcript includes two links to online audio files so it is best enjoyed whilst connected to the internet.
The pdf may take a little while to download, so please be patient.
“Orc” an article by Tim Heath
This article derives from the Society’s event at the Tent City University on the steps of St. Paul’s Cathedral on 13 December 2011.
A transcript of our annual lecture in 2011 which took the form of a conversation between the author, Philip Pullman, and Christopher Rowland, Dean Ireland’s Professor of the Exegesis of Holy Scripture at the University of Oxford. The event was introduced by Tim Heath, Chair of the Blake Society.
If you feel lost in the multitude of figures that populate Blake’s vision of the Last Judgment we hope that the following key will help you find your way inside of Blake’s visual masterpiece:
This document was produced to accompany a poster of Blake’s painting The Last Judgement (1808, Pen and watercolour over pencil; 51 × 39.5 cm. Petworth House. Copyright © National Trust Photographic Library and used by permission), which we issued in an edition of 400 for the 250th anniversary of Blake’s birth.
“To be divine in a digital age” by Tim Heath
“The Botanic Blake” an article by Tim Heath.
A transcript of the lecture given to the Blake Society in January 2000 about Blake and the world of botany in the 18th Century.