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Lowdham Festival Events
Autumn / Winter 2014
Hello from The Bookcase and Lowdham Festival. I do hope you are enjoying the summer and getting some holiday reading time!
I am just putting the final touches to our Autumn events programme so here are some dates for your diary plus details of the First Friday talks from September to December.
As usual all tickets are available from The Bookcase, 50 Main Street, Lowdham, Notts NG14 7BE or on our Box Office line 0115 966 3219
First Fridays September -
Methodist Chapel, Main Street, Lowdham 2.00pm -
September 5th Mud, Munitions & Memorials: Nottinghamshire & World War 1 – Chris Weir
Local historian Chris Weir recalls WW1 through diaries, letters, photographs and other sources of the time. An illustrated talk.
October 3rd Cook and Book
Jackie Skinner and Julia Pirie are back with a feast for the ears and the tastebuds! Join them to celebrate the Goose Fair weekend with a themed food demonstration and readings.
November 7th Laurie Lee In An Hour with Mike Wilson
Mike returns to take up the challenge again. 2014 is the centenary of Laurie Lee’s birth. How much can we learn about his life and writing in an hour…?
December 5th Christmas Crafts
A “joining in” session -
Tickets: £5 Full, £4 Concessions, £3 Festival Friends including refreshments
Dates for your diary:
Sunday September 28th -
A day of talks and music on the theme of nature, including Gardener's Question Time, talks from local gardeners Stuart Dixon and Phill McCann, talks on birds, bees, and honey, plus an evening with Buddha Maitreya who will talk about his beautiful meditation garden, Purelands, near Newark.
In partnership with Lowdham Horticultural Society.
Every Thursday in November -
Join us for a month of crime in Southwell Library!
Saturday 8th November -
Come and start (or finish?) your Christmas shopping by browsing through our beautiful range of books, cards and gifts, accompanied by seasonal readings and festive refreshments.
Tuesday 18th November -
Lunch at The Carriage Rooms, Perkins Restaurant, Plumtree with Clive Aslet (Country
N.B More details about these events will follow very soon.
Friday December 5th -
Join us at The Bookcase for Winter Pimms and help with your Christmas shopping -
We have a "shop" in the foyer at Nottingham Playhouse and run a bookstall at their
author events which this season will include Paul Merton, Cassandra Clare and Holly
Black, and Ned Boulting -
We will also be running bookstalls at the following events:
Saturday 20th September -
Saturday 11th October -
Sunday 19th October -
Friday 24th October -
For more details on all these events keep an eye on our website and please do keep in touch on