Bloomsbury at Home: Friendship

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‘I use my friends as giglamps: There’s another field I see, by your light. Over there’s a hill. I widen my landscape’ – Virginia Woolf

For Bloomsbury, friendship was everything, more important than family, more important than sex. The closed intimacy of the Bloomsbury group created a fertile environment where new and radical ways of thinking were born, debated and shaped. In this first session we unravel the bonds that held the Bloomsbury group together. As we place ideas of friendship and kinship at the heart of the success of the group, we ask: what did friendship mean to them? How did their pursuit of new ways to live challenge their friendships? How did their relationships fuel their groundbreaking work?

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