Register for the 2020 BSI Weekend

BSI Weekend

Registration and reservations are now open for the BSI Weekend to be held from Wednesday January 15, 2020 through Sunday January 19, 2020 in New York City. Sherlock Holmes's birthday is celebrated every January in New York City. The Weekend is always fun, filled with formal and informal opportunities for Sherlockians new and old to … Continue reading Register for the 2020 BSI Weekend

Building an Archive: 2019 Conference

Registration and reservations are now open for the BSI's conference to be held Friday November 8, 2019 through Sunday November 10, 2019 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. "Building an Archive: A Celebration of the Arrival of the BSI Archive at the Lilly Library" will feature more than 20 leading Sherlockian collectors, librarians, booksellers, authors … Continue reading Building an Archive: 2019 Conference

Save the Dates: Our 2020 Conference

The BSI 2020 Conference

The BSI conference “Sherlock Holmes and the British Empire” that was originally planned for July 2020 has been rescheduled due to the COVID-19 virus, and will now take place in 2021. For details, see our Save the Dates: Our 2021 Conference web page. Learn More More BSI Event News & Publications Upcoming BSI Events (overview) … Continue reading Save the Dates: Our 2020 Conference

The 2019 BSI Weekend Report

Michael Whelan and Michael Kean at the 2019 BSI Dinner

Celebrating the 165th birthday of Sherlock Holmes, the 2019 BSI Weekend took place in New York City with events from January 9-13, including the BSI Dinner on Friday January 11. Of special note was Mike Whelan's announcement that Michael Kean would be the next leader of the Baker Street Irregulars. He will officially become the … Continue reading The 2019 BSI Weekend Report

The 2018 Silver Blaze

Holmes profile

The 2018 Silver Blaze Saratoga Springs, New York August 11-12, 2018. Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes story "Silver Blaze" and its namesake racehorse, the Baker Street Irregulars present their triennial horserace and gathering. Pre-purchased tickets through the BSI are required. This event is open to all Sherlockians and their friends. The event commences on Saturday, … Continue reading The 2018 Silver Blaze

The Mind and Art of Sherlock Holmes

The Mind and Art of Sherlock Holmes cover

The Mind and Art of Sherlock Holmes. Chautauqua, New York September 9-12, 2016. Conference Programme. A limited quantity of the printed program of the Baker Street Irregulars' recent Conference is available for purchase. In addition to half a dozen brief articles on the Chautauqua Institution, William Gillette, and the 19th century spiritualism movement, the program … Continue reading The Mind and Art of Sherlock Holmes