Mixed Moss

MIXED MOSS Contributions should be sent to: julianlovelock@thecriticalforum.co.uk     Appearing each year, the Society’s flagship Literary Journal contains longer articles about Arthur Ransome’s life and books, and the people, boats and places who inspired and informed his work. Articles range in length from 300 – 3,000 words.     Articles need not be romantic […]

David Hamilton: The Author of Mixed Moss

Mixed moss Vol1 p45 James Turner, more commonly known as Uncle Jim or Captain Flint appears within the Swallows and Amazons series as a slightly mysterious figure. We know that he is a large fat man with a bald head but apart from odd pieces of information let slip by Nancy or Peggy, we do […]

SW AGM

When: January 21, 2017 @ 10:15 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Devon Hotel,, Exeter EX2 8XU, UK

You are invited to…. Arthur Ransome’s birthday party And SW TARS AGM Saturday 21st January 2017 10.15 For 10.45 start at the Devon Hotel, Exeter With coffee, carvery lunch, birthday cake and tea See photos[…]

Minutes of Literary & Resources Committee

The Arthur Ransome Society Literary and Resources Committee Note of the Committee’s 19th meeting, held on 16 January 2016 in Leeds Present: Peter Wright (in the chair) Chris Birt Nick Brewster Ann Farr Julian Lovelock John Pearson Paul Wilson Apologies for absence An apology had been received from Winifred Wilson. Minutes of the previous meeting […]

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Welcome to the website of The Arthur Ransome Society (TARS) Arthur Ransome was the celebrated author of the 12 “Swallows and Amazons” stories – written for young people of all ages. But he was much more: bohemian, media correspondent during the Russian Revolution, spy, sailor, fisherman, pipe smoker… The Society exists to celebrate his life […]

TARS PUBLICATIONS

Information about the various TARS publications TARS produces a range of quality publications which are only available to members. They are considered to be an important benefit of membership and, as such, TARS continually strives to improve, develop and enhance them. They are the primary method of communicating news, views and items of interest to […]

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If you live in New Zealand, you can join TARSNZ, and in addition to the papers you will normally receive as a TARS member (Signals and Mixed Moss), you will also receive Furthest South, the awesome newsletter of AUSTARS and TARSNZ.

For more information, contact the TARSNZ Co-ordinator Cheryl Paget at newzealand@arthur-ransome.org.uk.

Membership rates are:

junior $22.00
student $42.00
senior (65+) $54.00
adult $64.00
family $74.00

Download an application form from the AUSTARS and TARSNZ website https://arthur-ransome-austars.weebly.com/

TARS PUBLICATIONS

Information about the various TARS publications TARS produces a range of quality publications which are only available to members. They are considered to be an important benefit of membership and, as such, TARS continually strives to improve, develop and enhance them. They are the primary method of communicating news, views and items of interest to […]