22 August 2009

DH Lawrence Festival, 27th August - 30 September 2009

The 6th Annual D.H. Lawrence Festival opens next week in Eastwood.

It promises the "fullest and most diverse programme to date, with something for everyone". Highlights include:
  • "Eastwood: the way we lived" - an exhibition at Durban House of historic photographs of Lawrence's hometown of Eastwood

  • Outdoor concert at Collier's Wood featuring the Pye Hill Male Voice Choir

  • Screening of the classic 1949 film of Lawrence's short story, "The Rocking Horse Winner"

  • Outdoor sketching and painting workshops

  • Lectures and talks on aspects of Lawrence's work and related subjects

  • Talk on Beauvale Priory

  • Guided walks around the area
The programme can be downloaded from the Broxtowe Borough Council website: