Category: festivals

Lowdham Book Festival kicks off today

THE opening event of the 2017 Lowdham Book Festival takes place this afternoon (Friday 16 June) with a free classical music concert at Southwell Minster, led by Dave Machell. More music follows this evening with the Daniel Smith Blues Band…

Waltz with Suchet this Saturday

LOWDHAM Festivals reports that tickets remain for the event with former TV newsreader John Suchet this Saturday, 3 October 2015. Since leaving the world of TV news, Suchet has devoted himself to his hobby of classical music and presenting on…

Big names for 2015 Lowdham Book Festival

WITH its main activities focused on late June, Lowdham Book Festival continues to host events throughout the year and to attract some big names from the world of literature. 30 April sees An afternoon with Alexander McCall Smith at St…

Toyah to perform at 2015 Lowdham Book Festival

  TOYAH Willcox is one of the big name acts announced for the 2015 Lowdham Book Festival. She will bring her ‘Up Close and Personal’ show to Lowdham Village Hall on Friday 19 June 2015, and tickets are on sale…

Lowdham Book Festival launches 2013 programme

THE 14th annual Lowdham Book Festival will see the return of the popular ‘Final Saturday’ feature as the culmination of nearly two weeks of book- and literature-related events. The festival kicks off on Tuesday 18 June with a lunch at…

Kite Runner director to address reading group

LOWDHAM Festivals reading group will be talking to Giles Croft, artistic director at Nottingham Playhouse, about the stage adaptation of The Kite Runner, on Saturday 22 June 2013.  The Playhouse hosts the European premiere of this play from 26 April…

Skate park plans for Lambley

EFFORTS are being made to have a skate park built on the playing field at Lambley, in response to wishes expressed by children when consultations were held during the formulation of the Parish Plan. Site meetings have been held and…

Lowdham Festival Winter Weekend

THE Lowdham Book Festival holds its Winter Weekend on 1-3 March 2013, exploring the theme of ‘secrets and lies’. Top writers including Polly Toynbee and Catherine Bailey return to the village for what should be stimulating discussions, while on Saturday…

Gibbons launches Lowdham Lecture series

A NEW development in the Lowdham Festivals programme this autumn is the Lowdham Lecture, an annual event in which a high profile speaker will address topical local issues. The inaugural Lowdham Lecture will be held on Thursday 20 September 2012, starting…

Jubilee rained off

WOODBOROUGH’s planned Diamond Jubilee Festivities today, Sunday 3 June 2012, have been cancelled because of the weather. Scheduled to be held on the Governor’s Field from 2pm to 6pm, and include a fancy dress parade and various games and other…