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Step back in time to the age of the Victorians and discover more about one of Nottinghamshire's most famous writer's D.H. Lawrence at D.H. Lawrence Heritage. This multi award winning visitor attraction includes a museum, heritage centre, temporary art gallery, gift shop and a bistro for a truelly novel day!
The re-creation of the birthplace and early home of the writer D.H. Lawrence gives a fascinating glimpse into the cramped realities of a Victorian mining family. Take a guided tour of the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum to discover more about this famous writer's working class roots and the community that influenced his life and work. Visitors of all ages can enjoy this journey back in time, with Family Friendly tours available at weekends and selected school holidays.
While at the D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre, nearby, you will discover more about the writer's life and works and the mining community which influenced his works. Be inspired by the on-site Rainbow Gallery, with its changing exhibition programme. After all that you'll probably be hungry so grab a tasty bite to eat at the D.H. Lawrence Bistro and a souvenir or two from our well stocked gift shops. For the more energetic take a stroll along the Blue Line Trail, a 3 mile self guided walk, which incorporates 4 of the Lawrence family homes and 8 other related sites.
Don't miss D.H. Lawrence Heritage's varied, annual events programme - see our website for details.
Please Note - All tours for The D. H Lawrence Birthplace Museum are by timed entry and bookable in advance by telephone (or on the day subject to availability). Tours through out the day at: 11.00, 11.45, 1.30, 2.30 plus 3.30pm during the summer months. Tours begin prompt at these times (please try to arrive 15 minutes early), spaces are limited, so please book in advance to avoid disappointment. Costumed family Friendly tours run at weekends and daily throughout school holidays on the last tour of the day, 2.30pm winter season and 3.30pm summer season.
Friday 6th - Saturday 21st September
In 1913 D.H. Lawrence wrote Sons and Lovers, a novel which...0.05 miles away
The Print Project, a group of independent photographers dedicated to the monochrome image, will be...0.07 miles away
The Rainbow Gallery will be hosting a new exciting exhibition by 'Element', a group of six textile...0.07 miles away
Soak up the festive atmosphere of a Victorian Christmas and discover the many Christmas traditions...0.23 miles away
Thursday 27 June 2013 Kick Off 7pm
Tickets are now on sale for a special football match to...3.25 miles away
Fake Festivals present the Hucknall Fake Festival featuring tributes to The Killers, U2, Foo...4.35 miles away
27 June - 7 July 2013
Every year the International Byron Festival takes place in Hucknall and at...4.4 miles away
Papplewick Play Day – Wednesday 24th July FREE EVENT
Linby Lane 1.00 – 4.00pm
Papplewick Parish...5.52 miles away
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Sunday 25 and Bank Holiday Monday 26 August 2013 10am-4pm
Join the Sealed Knot for an authentic...6.14 miles away
8-9 August 2013
Farmer Hoggett wins a piglet at the fair - and everyone knows what fate awaits...6.14 miles away
Sunday 30 June 2013 7pm
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Friday 16 August 7pm
No other touring open-air theatre company has performed so many different...6.14 miles away
Thursday 18 & Friday 19 July 2013 7pm
In 2011 Illyria raised the bar for the major UK open-air...6.14 miles away
Saturdays and Sundays from 31 March 2013
We will be running an open house at Newstead Abbey...6.14 miles away
Saturday 20th July 2013
Set in the stunning grounds of Wollaton Hall, Splendour...6.48 miles away