January – Our speakers and their topics

JANUARY 2018 NEWS RELEASE Lindsey Harris of the Summer Course planning committee writes: Exciting new developments are in hand, as our guest speakers explore the theme of “Images of power and the power of images” for the 2018 Summer course.  A talk will be given on each of the four mornings 6th – 9th August. Our three […]

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Ronald Higgins

Michael Vizard writes….It is with considerable sadness that we record the death of Ronald Higgins on 22nd December 2017, aged 88.Ronald was a central and significant figure in the Champernowne Trust for very many years, having been appointed its first chair by Irene Champernowne in the early 1970s, a position he retained for more than […]

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NEWS RELEASE DECEMBER 2017

Lindsey Harris writes: The excitement is palpable among those who want to make the 2018 summer course a special and unique experience. The organisers are delighted that we already have a good number of participants signed up. Many individuals are beavering away on all fronts now. There is a buzz in the air about how […]

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TERPSICHORE FUND for eastern European students

TERPSICHORE FUND for eastern European students   A special opportunity is available for students in eastern Europe (or elsewhere by discussion) seeking a professional qualification in the creative therapies, psychotherapy or psychoanalysis. The opportunity is to attend the Champernowne Summer Course 2018 at zero cost, although applicants will need to make their own arrangements to travel to the UK.  Good English […]

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The Champernowne Library: Research Opportunity

The Champernowne Library comprises numerous books and others texts from the original collection of Dr Irene Champernowne, added to in more recent years by generous donations by Dr Anthony Stevens.Of particular academic interest are two separate sets of archival material: a collection of mainly unpublished or privately published works and pamphlets, including notes of lectures […]

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Irene Fund – support for trainees and practitioners facing hardship

IRENE FUND  Summer Course 2018: Twelve places have been made available special rate of £400 for a shared room ( compared with the full price of £800) for students seeking a professional qualification in the creative therapies, psychotherapy or analytical psychology.  This rate will also be available to practising creative / psychological therapists who  can demonstrate that […]

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Champernowne roots: Toni Wolffe

A book recommendation  from Michael Vizard and from  Jo Homan, who have been involved with Trust’s collection of books and records, inherited from Irene Champernowne. The book includes extensive quotations from the  correspondence between Wolff and Irene Champernowne, and of course from Irene’s ‘Memoir of Toni Woolf’.This is the book description from Amazon:Captivating, astute, and at […]

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July News Release

Book early!   You are encouraged to take advantage of the early bird rates, and pay your deposit by 30th November 2017.The first Summer Course flyer is now available, giving all the essential information you need about the next course, from 5 – 10  August 2018 at Hothorpe  Hall, Leicestershire. The planning group is extremely excited about […]

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