The Fellowship is based in London, England, at the Charles Dickens Museum. There are 56 branches, located in the UK, the USA, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, India, Japan, Italy, New Zealand, Scotland and the Netherlands. The Fellowship is governed by its Annual Conference, which all members are entitled to attend.
|President||Dr. Tony Williams|
|Joint Honorary General Secretaries||Mrs. Lee Ault, Paul Graham|
|Honorary Treasurer||Mr. John Humphries|
|Honorary Editor of The Dickensian||Prof. Malcolm Andrews|
|Chairman of Council (2014-2016)||Maggie de Vos|
The general management is vested in Council, which meets twice a year and reports annually to Conference. Council comprises representatives of the membership, including the secretary or other representative of each branch, and the officers listed above. Council appoints its own Chairman.
Council nominates a management committee as its executive committee, to deal with routine business. It comprises the officers and representatives of the membership, is chaired by the Chairman of Council, and reports to Council twice a year.
New Branches of the Fellowship are approved and granted a Charter by Council. Each Branch is self-supporting and elects its own officers. Interested parties are encouraged to start a new branch if there is not one nearby.
The official Badge of the Dickens Fellowship is the scarlet geranium, Dickens' favourite flower.
The Dickensian is the official journal of the Fellowship.
Click here for full details of the Constitution.