The Shoreham WordFest literary festival, “[a] celebration of the spoken and written word, with readings and discussion, poetry, song, books, plays and other writings,” will begin its 2013 program of activities with an evening devoted to the life and works of Evelyn Waugh held at Lancing College, which Waugh attended from 1917 to 1921:
Members of the English Department and pupils of Lancing will recall Evelyn Waugh’s time as a pupil at the College and its influence on his writing, illustrated by readings from his novels including Decline and Fall, A Handful of Dust and, of course, Brideshead Revisited.
Refreshments will be available along with a display of archive material about Lancing in Waugh’s time. A unique opportunity to hear about one of our most celebrated authors in a wonderful setting which he knew well.
Tickets £5, available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/shorehamwordfest or by telephone to WordFest: 07522 957691.