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Category: Laurie Lee

Laurie Lee celebrated at the Cheltenham Literature Festival

The University of Gloucestershire sponsored lots of Festival events this year. One event in particular goes back a long way for us. The School of Humanities sponsors the annual Laurie Lee Memorial Lecture, which in the past has […]

  Cheltenham Festival of Literature 20 October 2014  

Postscript: Laurie Lee Read-a-Thon for World Book Day

English Literature and Creative Writing students raised nearly £138 for Booktrust . Job done. On behalf of the School of Humanities, thanks to everyone involved, some of whom appear below.   Photo: Debby Thacker.   

  Booktrust 26 March 2014  

Students read Cider With Rosie to raise money for Booktrust

To celebrate World Book Day and to raise money for Booktrust, our enterprising level 4 students of English Literature and English Literature and Creative Writing arranged a sponsored reading of Laurie Lee’s Cider with Rosie. It also marked […]

  Booktrust 14 March 2014  

Sponsored Read-a-Thon for World Book day, 4th March

English Literature students are marking World Book Day next Tuesday with a sponsored reading of Laurie Lee’s Cider With Rosie. All proceeds go to the Booktrust. The event celebrates the power of reading to change lives, and draws […]

  Laurie Lee 1 March 2014  

Robert Macfarlane delivers the Laurie Lee Memorial Lecture at the Cheltenham Lit Festival

 As usual, students and staff are enjoying a fortnight of all things literary, cultural and book-obsessed at the Cheltenham Festival of Literature. Yesterday something really special took place. Robert Macfarlane delivered the annual  Laurie Lee Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the […]

  Cheltenham culture 13 October 2012