Summer / Autumn

In June, LLL Productions will be taking part in an International Literature Showcase organised by Writers Centre Norwich and the British Council. The focus of the four day event will be international collaboration. 

On Tues 29 and Weds 30 August, we will be staging two evening readings of new plays as work-in-progress, including Bliss, by award-winning playwright, Louise Monaghan.

Sun 24 September: Foodie Cabaret - a cross-cultural feast (part of Lewes OctoberFeast). Details to follow. 

Sat 30 September: Half Hour Hits, a day of 30 minute productions and performances. 

Poetry Small Group Seminars

Led by Mimi Khalvati.

A popular course of holistic poetry seminars with the emphasis on continuity and developing work in progress.

Dates for late 2017: Saturdays 14th October18th November and 16th December. These 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.

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Festival in a prison

Penned Up at Erlestoke

6th - 16th March 2017

LLL recently ran a second festival in a prison, at HMP Erlestoke in Wiltshire. Aiming to support rehabilitation and offer inspiration, the festival's visiting artists included Billy Bragg, Kit de Waal, Erwin James, Noel "Razor" Smith, Dreda Say Mitchell, Mr Gee, Geese Theatre and a performance of Diving into the Wreck, a multimedia production developed by poet Maggie Sawkins and LLL's Artistic Director Mark C. Hewitt, in which addicts in recovery tell their own story. Prisoners were involved in a management committee that oversaw all aspects of the festival. 

Read an article in the Prisoners' Education Trust Newsletter »


a boxed set of original postcards

Following Lewes Live Lit's photographic installation at Eastbourne Station, the collection of 24 postcards that accompanied Lisa Barnard's large hanging portaits can now be bought online as a boxed set.

See the complete collection of cards by visiting Artistic Director Mark Hewitt's website: Home » Galleries » Polska by the Sea » postcards

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