Trust & Festival News

Informing You & Asking You

It is an undeniable truth of everyday life that our interests and leisure time generally cost money. Sometimes it feels as though we are spending a lot, especially if we are going to the theatre, to a gig or to a major sporting  occasion. Attending an event such as The Graham Greene International Festival is […]

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SOLD OUT!

We regret to inform any customers who have yet to book their meals for the forthcoming festival that we are now fully booked for each occasion. This does not affect the events and talks themselves, tickets for which can still be purchased on the day or online via the Ticketing page on this website.

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Festival Programme 2018

An illustrated festival brochure containing the programme of events and other information is now available for downloading from the Festival 2018 page. Please go to http://grahamgreenebt.org/festival/. You may find within further details on the festival sessions, each of the speakers and some of the highlights that will be in offer, such as displays and bookstalls. […]

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Exhibition by Helen Boden’s Print-Making Group

A Message from our Festival Director: Dear All, I hope you are well and looking forward to our annual Greene gathering. I have the pleasure of announcing that Helen Boden will again be displaying the work of her print-making group. Helen’s group has produced a series of amazing, vibrant images, some of which we have […]

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Welcoming two ‘men of the cloth’

The 2018 Festival sees a welcome return of two priests who have presented talks at previous festivals. On Saturday afternoon, The Reverend Mark Bosco of Georgetown University will give what sounds like a topical paper entitled, Coloring Catholicism  Greene in the Age of Pope Francis. On Friday morning, Monsignor Roderick Strange will present the inaugural […]

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BERKO FEATURE

Berkhamsted (or Berko as it is affectionately known) features prominently in the pages of the forthcoming edition of A Sort of Newsletter, the quarterly publication of the Graham Greene Birthplace Trust. For those who do not know, and there may be some, A Sort of Newsletter is received in February, May, August and November by […]

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Elizabeth Jennings & Vivien Greene

The noted mid-20th Century English poet Elizabeth Jennings died in 2001. Dana Greene (no relation to Graham) has written a biography and her book will be released in the UK by Oxford University Press on September 20, 2018.  Vivien Greene features prominently in the life of Elizabeth Jennings: spending Christmas holidays together, sharing a passion […]

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NEW TRUSTEE RESPONSIBILITIES

Recently, the Graham Greene Birthplace Trust has appointed several new Trustees who have taken responsibility for various parts of the Trust’s affairs. Lucy Hill is overseeing the Trust’s compliance with the new Data Protection legislation. Jonathan Steffen is now the Press Officer. He will be seeking to promote the Trust’s public profile and to increase […]

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DATA PROTECTION

If you live in the UK you may well have been bombarded recently with requests from organisations large and small regarding the new legislation on Data Protection. If you are a Friend of the Graham Greene Birthplace Trust you will have received, either by post or by email, information and a request about this very […]

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