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Laurie Lee Centenary Celebrations Launched At Cheltenham Poetry Festival

A year of centenary celebrations for Laurie Lee is launched at Cheltenham Poetry Festival

Angela France - leader of the Poetry Festival event at The University of Gloucestershire

A YEAR of events to mark the centenary of Gloucestershire’s most famous literary son, Laurie Lee, launches today, aptly at the Cheltenham Poetry Festival.
One of the UK’s most celebrated writers, Laurie grew up in near Stroud, and the spirit of the Gloucestershire countryside is captured in his books.

Read more about the Festival here.

Unicorn Press has just published a number of Laurie Lee related titles: A reprint of his Selected Poems and his famous essay 'The Firstborn', as well as a brand new book, 'Laurie Lee A Folio' - a portfolio of his unseen artworks, narrated by his daughter Jessy. 

Pick up a copy on Amazon!