Welcome to George Eliot Fellowship Events for 2018


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    George Eliot Day

    To be held at Chilvers Coton Heritage Centre, Avenue Road, Nuneaton CV11 4LU   George Eliot and Warwickshire Our speakers for the day are: David Paterson    Places and Relationships to inspire a Novelist David will be talking about Robert Evans, the Newdigates and the Arbury Estate. He looks at Robert Evans's friendship with Francis Newdigate junior who, thanks to Sir Roger's complex wil...

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    George Eliot Country Tour

    One of the best ways to learn about George Eliot is to come on one of the George Eliot Country Tours that the Fellowship organises. The tour takes you to the sites associated with the author. Full details of the itinerary will be sent when you book. It includes tours at Arbury Hall, a visit to South Farm, Astley, Griff House and Chilvers Coton. It is anticipated that the tour will end at 7.00pm...

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    Annual Wreathlaying - Nuneaton

    The Annual wreathlaying event takes place every summer at the obelisk in the George Eliot Memorial Gardens, alongside the river in Nuneaton. The obelisk has been there since it was moved from Arbury Park in the 1950s and every year we have a guest of honour to lay a chaplet or wreath on behalf of the Fellowship.  There are usually 15 or 16 groups from the area who lay a wreath. The Mayor of th...

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    Annual Readings By Gabriel Woolf and Rosalind Shanks 2018

    Gabriel Woolf and Rosalind Shanks George Eliot and Warwickshire The Old Meeting URC, Old Meeting Yard, Off Leicester Street, Bedworth CV12 8JR Full details including prices to be confirmed Gabriel Woolf and Rosalind Shanks travel the world with their literary readings, and Gabriel first gave a presentation to the George Eliot Fellowship over 40 years ago. Their reading and acting skills e...

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