A corner of The Eagle and Child pub, formerly the landlord's sitting-room where the Inklings met. There is a small display of memorabilia.

The Inklings were an informal literary discussion group associated with the University of Oxford, England, for nearly two decades between the early 1930s and late 1949.[1] The Inklings were literary enthusiasts who praised the value of narrative in fiction and encouraged the writing of fantasy.


The Eagle and Child pub (commonly known as the Bird and Baby or simply just the Bird) in Oxford where the Inklings met informally on Tuesday mornings during term.

The more regular members of the Inklings, many of them academics at the University, included:[2]

  • William D. Marsh
  • White O. Ut

More infrequent visitors included:

Guests included:

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