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 1st SEPTEMBER
Nottingham in Literature with Dr Deirdre O’Byrne
A great friend of Lowdham Festival, Deirdre is a Lecturer in English at Loughborough University, and will talk to us about our literary heritage and the Nottingham City of Literature project. To find out more about Deirdre click here.
FRIDAY 6th OCTOBER
History of Poverty in Britain with Dr. Andrew Gritt
Andy Gritt lectures in History at Nottingham Trent University. This timely illustrated presentation examines the history of poverty in Britain from soup kitchens and workhouses to food banks and benefits sanctions.
FRIDAY 1st DECEMBER
Christmas Prose and Poetry with Voice Versa
Join us for an afternoon of Christmas readings, with local performance group Voice Versa, to get your festivities off to a lovely relaxed start.
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 available to purchase before and during the films.
FRIDAY 29th SEPTEMBER
La La Land (12A, 2 hrs 8 mins)
American romantic musical film starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone as a musician and an aspiring actress who meet and fall in love in Los Angeles.
FRIDAY 27th OCTOBER
Viceroy’s House (12A, 1 hr 46 mins)
In 1947, British statesman Lord Mountbatten serves as India’s last Viceroy and is charged with handing India back to its people.