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T E Lawrence: The extraordinary story of 'Lawrence of Arabia" and Clouds Hill

Clouds Hill is the purest expression of the mind of T E Lawrence, this remarkable 'dreamer of the day'

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Literary Festivals in the UK

A guide to literary festivals in the UK, with link details

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Mozart in London

London Tours and Literary Trails: A guide to Mozart in London, including private and group tours

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Walking Mrs Dalloway & Virginia Woolf

A guided walk in the footsteps of Mrs Dalloway and Virginia Woolf

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Mabel Dodge Luhan

Tracing the remarkable story of Mabel Dodge Luhan and D H Lawrence in Taos, New Mexico

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D H Lawrence, the Kiowa Ranch and the longing for home

The raw power of the landscape pulses through the D H Lawrence's writing at the Kiowa Ranch

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D H Lawrence in New Mexico

'It certainly changed me forever.' On the trail of D H Lawrence in New Mexico

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Uncovering Berlin - a literary guide

A literary guide to Berlin, exploring Weimar and beyond

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Thomas Hardy Ringstead Walk

A walk from Owermoigne to Ringstead Bay in the footsteps of Lizzie Newberry in the Distracted Preacher by Thomas Hardy

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Best Travel Book Guide

The travel book guide takes you to great books for the literary traveller, including guide books, travel books, memoir, walking guides and more.

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Walking The Literary Landscape

Walking The Literary Landscape sets out 20 classic walks for book-lovers in northern England, including full descriptions and OS maps

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Walking Book Club

Love books? Love the outdoors? Then come walking with the Dorset Walking Book Club

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Find Dr Samuel Johnson in London

On the trail of Samuel Johnson in London

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The Virginia Woolf Trail

The Virginia Woolf Trail explores the life and work of Virginia Woolf and members of the Bloomsbury Group

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Virginia Woolf in Fitzroy Square

Virginia Woolf in Fitzroy Square explores crucial years in the writer's life when she began to find her voice

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Albuquerque to Taos: In Search of D H Lawrence in New Mexico

Peter Street takes us through the desert and beyond in search of D H Lawrence in New Mexico

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Creative Writing Breaks

Creative writing breaks that combine walks in some of the most spectacular landscapes in Britain with the time and space to respond creatively in poetry, prose, photography or drawing

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T E Lawrence and Clouds Hill - where nothing is superfluous

T E Lawrence and Clouds Hill: 'Give me the luxuries and I will do without the essentials'

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'Lawrence of Arabia' - T E Lawrence and the Desert Campaign

T E Lawrence, the Desert Campaign, and the legend of 'Lawrence of Arabia' which undermined his sense of self

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Harnham Bridge and Mill

A guide to Harnham, Salisbury

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A guide to Venice and writers drawn to this beautiful and mesmerizing city

Exploring Venice through the writers drawn to this beautiful and mesmerizing city

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Venice, Hemingway and Pound

Exploring the Venice of Hemingway and Ezra Pound

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Venice, Caffe Florian and Casanova

Venice, Caffe Florian and Casanova, a history of glamour, intrigue and the pursuit of pleasure

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Venice and Proust

Exploring Venice and Marcel Proust

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Figsbury Rings

Figsbury Rings and E M Forster, a literary guide

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Salisbury Cathedral and Close

A Guide to Salisbury Cathedral, Henry Fielding, William Golding

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William Hazlitt and Winterslow

William Hazlitt, essayist, in Winterslow, near Salisbury

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Literary travel: About Us

About Us: specialists in literary travel, literary tours and literary tourism

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Daniel Owen Literary Festival

This year’s Daniel Owen Literary Festival, named after the foremost Welsh novelist of the nineteenth century, takes place from Saturday, October 13 to Saturday, October 20 in Mold, Flintshire. Events at this bi-lingual festival include:Dr. Angharad Price giving the annual Daniel Owen lecture in 2012Folk music with Sian James - a literary event with musicBook launch – the history of Mold by Bill PritchardA Heritage walk, talk, tea and cake with Christopher Williams, former Clwyd County Archivist, at Loggerheads Country ParkThis year’s programme is part of the long-term vision to establish a community arts and literature festival around the figurehead of Daniel Owen and his work – a writer, local businessman and politician and a Welsh national cultural figurehead.

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Bridport Literary Festival

What's on at this year's Bridport Literary Festival in Dorset

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