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 some lectures can be found on the Resources page.

See our calendar below:


Please note all meetings are postponed due to government restrictions during the Coronavirus outbreak

Wednesday 13th May 2020

Prof. Keith Alldritt FRSL

  • “Lawrence in Mecklenburgh Square”


Wednesday 10th June 2020

Dr.Fiona Fleming

  • "D. H. Lawrence and Hardy"


Wednesday 8th July 2020

  • AGM with readings and discussion

Previous Meetings

Wednesday 8th April 2020

Carolyn Melbourne - Museum and Collections Officer

  • “The Magic of Objects; behind the scenes of the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum”


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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