Against the Current

Tues 3 August, 7.45pm

Lewes All Saints Centre

Continuing our focus on life inside, David Kendall, co-director of Penned Up - an organisation which runs literature festivals in prisons - talks to Steve Newark and Gary Mansfield, two ex-prisoners whose lives were transformed by their encounters with writing and the arts while serving time, as well as the broader value of the arts in supporting rehabilitation and mental health.

Tickets bought from Sat 31st onwards will be kept on the door for you to collect. 

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Lewes All Saints Centre

Weds 4 August, 7.45pm

Another chance to see the exhilarating physical theatre production, Labyrinth, performed by Portuguese actress Marta Carvalho. Audiences were blown away by the power and passion of this monologue when it was first performed at an LLL event in 2019: "A fantastic performance – a tour de force..." / "Immersive, bold, challenging" / "This is an extraordinary, insightful 45 minutes …" / “... a deep understanding of the feminine psyche. A truly wonderful journey ...” / "A very powerful poetic piece. A combination of very few elements worked to perfection. Timeless, tender, deep …” 

Tickets bought from Saturday 31st onwards will be kept on te door for you to collect.

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An El Dorado Evening

John Agard, Grace Nichols & Keith Waithe

Lewes All Saints Centre

Fri 6 August, 8.00pm

A special summer evening of poetry and music that brings the breeze of the Caribbean to Lewes through the work of three top Guyanese Sussex-based artists: poets John AgardGrace Nichols and virtuoso flautist Keith Waithe, doing their own thing and combining and collaborating in delightful ways.

Part of a busy first week of August for LLL with events on the Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Visit the Forthcoming Events page to get the full lowdown.

Tickets bought after Tuesday 3rd August will be kept on the door for you to collect.

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Poetry Small Group Seminars

Led by Mimi Khalvati.

The return of Mimi's popular course of holistic poetry seminars with the emphasis on continuity and developing work in progress. The next season of workshops begins on Saturday 9th October and continues through Saturdays 13th November and 4th December.

Mimi's courses are aimed at experienced poets and are frequently oversubscribed; however, sometimes there are a couple of places available. Poets interested should contact LLL direct. LLL will be taking bookings from early August 2021.

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