The Marlowe Society
03 November 2014

Westminster Abbey Ceremony

Details of our biennial ceremony honouring the name of Christopher Marlowe in Poet's Corner at Westminster Abbey are confirmed.

23 June 2014

Identity Crisis?

Times newspaper article casts further doubt on Marlowe as sitter in Corpus Christi portrait.

10 May 2014

Le Doux Identified

The elusive Monsieur Le Doux has been identified as European scholar Catharinus Dulcis, and therefore not the undercover identity of a post-Deptford Marlowe.

03 April 2014

ALS Weekend and Marlowe Day 2014

In the year of Marlowe's 450th birthday, The Marlowe Society is hosting the annual Alliance of Literary Societies Weekend in Canterbury at the end of May.

26 February 2014

Happy Birthday!

Exactly 450 years ago today, on 26 February 1564, Christopher Marlowe was baptised in the church of St George the Martyr, Canterbury.

20 February 2014

Marlowe450 Press Launch

Marlowe Society Vice-President Julian Glover hosted the Marlowe450 Press Launch, which took place at The George Inn yesterday.

03 February 2014

AGM in London

The Marlowe Society Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday 22nd February 2014 at George Inn, Borough High Street, London, starting 11:00am.

17 January 2014

2013 Hoffman Prize Winners

The King's School in Canterbury have announced Kirk Melnikoff and Dr Robert Sawyer as joint winners of the 2013 Hoffman Prize.

08 January 2014


At the start of an exciting year, details are announced of various events during 2014 in Canterbury, London and Cambridge to celebrate the 450th Anniversary of Marlowe's birth.