Please join us online on Saturday September 12th 

for a day of podcasts and zoom events ending with the birthday lecture, “A Life of Illness and Resilience: Reflections on Lawrence’s Letters in a Time of Pandemic” by Judith Ruderman. See below for details.

The D. H. Lawrence Society Programme 2019-2020

All meetings will be held in the lounge at St. Mary’s Church, Church Street, Eastwood, Nottingham, NG16 3BS at 7.15pm.

If you are unable to attend, audio recordings of the most recent lectures can be found on the Resources page.

See our calendar below:


Our meetings will be held online until we are able to meet in person. Please email Brenda Sumner - for details. 

Saturday 12th September

A day of Lawrencian podcasts and zoom events ending with The D. H. Lawrence Birthday Lecture  by Judith Ruderman, “A Life of Illness and Resilience:Reflections on Lawrence’s Letters in a Time of Pandemic” followed by discussion and chat.

Details to follow

Wednesday 8th July 2020

  • 'The Country of My Heart' podcast by Alan Wilson 
  • Coffee and chat via zoom at 8 pm

Previous Meetings

Wednesday 10th June 2020

7.15pm via Zoom

  • A reading of DH Lawrence's poem, Piano followed by discussion
  • Bring one of your favourite Lawrence poems in case we have time for additional discussion

Wednesday 11th March 2020

Dr. Hilary Hillier

  • “Lawrence’s use of dialect: a few readings and reflections”

Wednesday 12th February 2020

Tony Rice

  • “Aaron Sisson's Longest Journey”

Wednesday 8th January 2020

Prof. Terry Gifford

  • “Trees and Gardens in Aaron's Rod”


Saturday 7th December

Advent and Christmas with D. H. Lawrence

  • A Concert of readings, poems and music connected with Lawrence. To be held in St Mary’s Church, Eastwood at 3pm, followed by a reception in the Church Lounge.

Wednesday 13th November

Paul Filmer

  • “Lawrence and Realism: Recollections of Maurice Magnus and Representations of Mr May”

Wednesday 9th October

Adam Lang

  • ‘“Back to Sardinia”

Saturday 7th September

The D. H. Lawrence Birthday Lecture

Annabel Abbs

  • “Frieda Lawrence: The Real Lady Chatterley”, interview by Annalise Grice
  • (To be held at Eastwood Hall Conference Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood, NG16 3SS at 7pm)

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