Category Archives: Announcements
Orwell’s frighteningly prophetic tale of totalitarianism run amok, is once again headed to the silver screen. Read more here.
The George Orwell Festival 2012 (20th-23rd September 2012) is calling for volunteers who can contribute time and expertise to help make the 2012 venture as successful as last year’s inaugural event. The Festival is inviting people with an interest in … Continue reading
Poems from After Orwell, the event and the book of poems by poetry id, are now available in the book of that name and a selection of poems from the collection will be made available online here – the poems … Continue reading
‘The Orwell Society has been set up to create a means by which anyone can become better acquainted with, and share their appreciation for, the life and work of George Orwell. The site will act as a virtual forum for … Continue reading
Gofblog is pleased to relay a message of support for the George Orwell Festival from Conservative MP for Hertfordshire North East Oliver Heald, who writes: “George Orwell’s Animal Farm has inspired and challenged many generations of young people to think … Continue reading
George Orwell leased a cottage in Wallington, near Baldock, Hertfordshire, from 1936 until 1940, and then as an occasional or weekend retreat until 1947, when he was otherwise in London (during much of the Second World War) and in Jura (after the … Continue reading