What’s On


Meet Jodi Picoult

Wednesday 31st October, 12noon – 1.45pm, St. Mary’s Church, Lowdham, Notts NG14 7BQ

noon – 1.15pm  reading and interview with Fanny Blake plus Q and A

1.00 – 1.45pm  refreshments and signing

Join bestselling author Jodi Picoult for a very special event as she discusses her new book A SPARK OF LIGHT   

– a powerful and timely novel addressing the ultimate in women’s rights, and the complex balance between the right to choose and the right to life. 

Jodi Picoult is the author of twenty-three internationally bestselling novels, including My Sister’s Keeper, House Rules and The Storyteller, and has also co-written two YA books with her daughter Samantha van Leer, Between the Lines and Off the Page.

Tickets – £15 to include the book and refreshments available from the Bookcase, Box Office 0115 966 3219

First Friday Events

First Friday talks take place in Lowdham Methodist Chapel  2pm – 3.30pm.
Tickets available from The Bookcase, 50 Main Street, Lowdham
or on our box office line 0115 966 3219
£6 full, £5 concessions, £4 Festival Friends (including tea and cake)


FRIDAY 2nd November 2018

A Celebration of Poetry with Voice Versa

Nottinghamshire group Voice Versa has given over 100 performances to numerous local organisations and groups over the past 7 years. It has been regularly involved in readings for the  Southwell Bramley Apple poetry Competitions and, as part of “The Nine” in performing Paul Mein’s Easter Cycle Voices in a Mystery.

Today the group will be performing its Top 20+, a compilation of some of its own favourites.


FRIDAY 7th December 2018

Christmas Quiz

Come and try our wonderfully festive Christmas quiz based on the fascinating book Christmas: A Biography, but no cheating beforehand!

Film Friday Events

Film Friday events take place in Lowdham Village Hall starting at 7.30pm.  Tickets £6 full & £5 concessions and children from The Bookcase: Box Office 0115 966 3219.

There is a licensed bar at all the Film Friday evenings, plus ice cream, popcorn, hot drinks and a delicious selection of home made cakes.


FRIDAY 26th October 2018

The Greatest Showman 1 hr 45 mins (PG)

Starring Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya

Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum and celebrating the birth of show business, the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerising spectacle. A bold and original musical filled with infectious showstopping performances.


SATURDAY 10th November 2018

Journey’s End  1 hr 47 mins (12A)

Starring Sam Clafin, Paul Bettany, Asa Butterfield, Stephen Graham and Toby Jones.


Based on RC Sherriff’s play and novel of the same name, this is set in March 1918 as C-Company, led by a war-weary Captain Stanhope (Sam Claflin), arrives in northern France to take its turn in the front-line trenches.


Sunday 9th December 2018

White Christmas 2 hrs (U)

Starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Rosemary Clooney

The 1954 classic featuring Irving Berlin’s songs and dances performed by two happy couples who discover that love, romance and a Christmas Eve snowfall make everyone’s dreams come true.