Meeting – The Fresh Rashers of Nashville

October 20, 2017 – USA – Nashville, TN — The Fresh Rashers of Nashville — Breakfast Meeting (Meets EVERY Friday at 7am Central Time) Contact:  Bill Mason Interview: Meet Bill Mason, BSI http://bakerstreetbeat.blogspot.fr/2017/04/meet-bill-mason-bsi.html Dan Andriacco’s Baker Street Beat: Meet Bill Mason, BSI: Bill in his library with his first edition Hound of the Baskervilles

Event – Large success for the last SSHF exhibition

A thousand visitor-players in three days for the new SSHF exhibition, a playful experience in medieval and Victorian settings created for the 13th Polar Festival of Villeneuve lez Avignon which took place from Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, 2017 / Un millier de visiteurs-joueurs en trois jours pour la nouvelle exposition SSHF, une expérience ludique dans…

Peter Blau interview

Peter Blau interview on www.bsitrust.org/ Interviewee: Peter E. Blau – Interviewer: Daniel Stashower – Date: July 29, 2007 – Location: Bethesda, MD – Part 1: – First Meeting with a Sherlockian – First BSI Dinner – Getting His Shilling – Resurrecting the Red Circle – The Practical But Limited Geologists – Julian Wolff – Chris…

Beyond The Falls – Donald Yates

Donald Yates died on 17 October, 2017. He was Professor Emeritus of Michigan State University’s Spanish and Portuguese Department, and translator of the first collection of works by Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges to appear in English. In 1984 he founded the Napa Valley Napoleons of Sherlock Holmes and has since guided it. His BSI investiture was “The Greek…

November 3, 2017 – Wasabassco’s Sherlock Holmes and the case of “The Scarlet Buttcheek”

This November 3rd celebrate Wasabassco’s 13th anniversary with Sherlock Holmes and the case of “The Scarlet Buttcheek”: a brand-new, fully-scripted striptease adventure by Nasty Canasta featuring history’s greatest detective, brought to you by The Greatest Burlesque Show In The World! Travel back to Victorian London and join Holmes and Watson at 44DD Baker Street. Can…

October 19 – 22 Mr. Wodehouse Goes to Washington

The major conference of the Wodehouse Society will be held in Washington. Preliminary information can be found here, and further details about how local Sherlockians can attend will be forthcoming. Watch this space. October 20  Senior Bloodstain: The Bayswater Boarding-House As part of the Wodehouse conference (see above), all Sherlockians are invited to the world…

1959 series of Sherlock Holmes radio adventures, with Carleton Hobbs as Holmes

Starting on 23rd October, BBC Radio 4 Extra will begin a run of the 1959 series of Sherlock Holmes radio adventures, with Carleton Hobbs as Holmes and Norman Shelley as Watson. The series includes: The Man With the Twisted Lip; The Beryl Coronet; The Blanched Soldier; The Copper Beeches; The Noble Bachelor; Shoscombe Old Place. Andrew Jupp informs us that transmission…

Beyond The Falls – Clint E. Smith

Love of reading led Clint to become at 14 the youngest founding member of San Francisco’s Sherlock Holmes society,The Scowrers And Molly Maguires Of San Francisco. Clint Ernest Smith, 86, a retired Foreign Service officer, passed away peacefully on May 25, 2017 at his home in Palo Alto. He is held in loving memory by…

Beyond The Falls – Ted Nye

Ted Nye, NZOM, sadly passed away on February 1st. He celebrated his 90th birthday last year. He was born in Belgium of English parents and went to school in Paris before the war. He trained in tropical medicine after service in the army in India and Malaya and migrated to New Zealand where he became a…