The Rupert Brooke Society

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The Rupert Brooke Society was inaugurated on Tuesday 24th August 1999, at The Orchard in Grantchester. Rupert Brooke lived at The Orchard from mid-1909 to the end of 1910, before moving down the road to the Old Vicarage.

Peter Miller, who has published several books on Brooke, is the Society’s president. Lorna Beckett, known for her scholarship on Rupert Brooke, is its Chairman.

The Society publishes a newsletter and an annual magazine, and there is a small museum at The Orchard in Grantchester. Events are held to commemorate the poet’s birthday (on 3rd August), Armistice Day (on 11th November), and his death (on 23rd April).

Information on membeship can be obtained from the Rupert Brooke Society’s website at This also includes the complete Collected Poems.

In addition, the Friends of the Dymock Poets plays a major part in keeping alive the memory of Rupert Brooke. Further information is available from their site at