Trust & Festival News

PUBLISHING NEWS

Our Man in Havana, Graham Greene’s ever-popular novel set in Cuba,  which last year celebrated its 60th anniversary, is in the news again.  Dr Chris Hull’s Our Man Down in Havana: The Story Behind Graham Greene’s Cold War Spy Novel is to be published in early Spring. The first Pegasus hardback edition will be published […]

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Charles Greene and the Armistice

Those who fondly remember the late David Pearce’s wonderful tours of Graham Greene’s old school will know the story of Graham Greene’s father Charles and the Armistice of November 1918, complete with David’s inimitable impersonation of Charles Greene himself. In brief, the story is of Charles Greene’s refusal as Headmaster of Berkhamsted School to grant […]

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Knowing Norman Sherry: A Festival 2019 Preview

Lucinda Cummings-Kilmer, Norman Sherry’s personal researcher and editor, is already booked to speak at the 2019 Graham Greene International Festival. Greene’s official biographer has often been the subject of controversy since his massive three-volume The Life of Graham Greene was first published. Festival Director Dr. Martyn Sampson writes: ‘We are pleased to give advance notice […]

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Vienna in the footsteps of Graham Greene

In October, a group of Graham Greene devotees and The Third Man fanatics enjoyed a long weekend visit to Vienna led by the undisputed expert on the Austrian capital’s connections with that eponymous film, Dr. Brigitte Timmermann. The party were able to bask in late summer weather as they visited a number of sites around […]

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Submissions for Graham Greene Studies Volume 2

Volume 1 of Graham Greene Studies, the academic, peer-reviewed journal published by The University of Georgia Press, in conjunction with The Graham Greene Birthplace Trust, is now available either  to be read online, entirely free of charge, at digitalcommons.northgeorgia.edu/GGS or as a print copy (see below). Originally, the deadline for submission of articles for Volume […]

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Festival Questionnaire

The 2018 Graham Greene Festival was a great success. Attendance was up from last year and the Birthplace Trust welcomed a number of new faces. For the first time, the Trustees produced a questionnaire and a large number of people completed it. However, the Trust is aware that some people may have missed doing so […]

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Festival 2018: Memories

We thank the Trust’s Chairman Giles Clark for these photographs of the 2018 Graham Greene International Festival. And thanks to all those who attended who made the event both enjoyable and memorable.        

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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 https://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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