Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

An Evening with Edith Sitwell

14 March, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

Dame Edith Sitwell, who lived in Hampstead (in Greenhill and Keats Grove) in her later years, was one of the leading figures of the 20th century literary scene. A highly regarded poet, she was a member of a most distinguished family and was regarded as something of an eccentric. Her best known work is Façade which was set to music by Sir William Walton and is still frequently performed by an actor with an orchestra.

The evening comprises biographical details and readings by Dame Janet Suzman.

Written and devised by Lee Montague

“I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of catfish.”

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”

“I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.”

Written and devised by LEE MONTAGUE, the evening includes  biographical details and readings by DAME JANET SUZMAN

Tickets £10 from the library Tel 0207 431 1266 on online at www.wegottickets.com


14 March, 2019
7:30 pm
Event Categories:


Keats Community Library
020 7431 1266


Underground / National Rail Station
Hampstead Heath


Keats Community Library
Heath Branch Library, 10A Keats Grove
Hampstead, London, NW3 2RR United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Leave a Reply

Reed Exhibitions supports and promotes the wider publishing festival of events surrounding London Book & Screen Week but has no operational responsibility for the planning and management of these events in terms of safety and security.  Reed Exhibitions can accept no liability for any losses arising out of visiting these events and visitors to London Book & Screen Week must exercise their own discretion with regard to their itinerary outside London Book & Screen Week.  Please contact the Organiser of the specific event for further information.