11.00am Footfalls Echo in the Memory – Eliot’s Expatriation
Lyndall Gordon.
12.15pm The publication of Eliot’s complete prose
Jewel Spears Brooker.
1.00pm Why Little Gidding?
Simon Kershaw.
1.15pm Lunch.
Festival-goers are invited to read a short piece or extract from the works of T S Eliot. (It would be helpful if you could notify us if you are interested in contributing to this. Please email eliotfestival@littlegidding.org.uk).
3.00pm Was Eliot Ever Young?
Robert Crawford.
4.00pm ‘Little Gidding’

Graham Fawcett reads ‘Little Gidding’.

A moment always much anticipated at the Festival each year is the reading of ‘Little Gidding’ on the lawn in front of Little Gidding Church.

4.30pm Afternoon Tea
5.00pm End of Festival programme

Note: all timings are approximate and may be subject to change. The details of speakers and talks are confirmed, but may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

The T S Eliot Festival is organized by the Friends of Little Gidding and the T S Eliot Society, with financial support from Old Possum’s Practical Trust.