Singers take to the stage at town venues

Broxtowe Borough Council will be offering grants of up to �5,000 to new businesses taking vacant units in Eastwood and Kimberley town centres.
Broxtowe Borough Council will be offering grants of up to �5,000 to new businesses taking vacant units in Eastwood and Kimberley town centres.

Talented singers from across the county will be appearing in several Eastwood pubs and venues tonight, September 11.

As part of the DH Lawrence Festival of Culture, local stars, some well known, will be appearing at ten venues.

Two support acts will perform at 7pm and 8pm and then the main act will be on from 9pm until 11pm.

Venues taking part include The Sun Inn, The Wellington, Lady Chatterley, Dunlight, The Three Tuns, Greasley Castle, The Horse and Groom, the New Inn, the DH Lawrence Heritage Centre and The Old Wine Vaults.

September 11 was Lawrence’s birthday.

As part of the celebrations there is a ten per cent discount in Lawrence gift shops, two for one on entrance into the Lawrence centre, a ‘birthday lecture’ at Hall park Academy, a guided walk along the Blue Line Trail and an open mic night at the Lawrence centre for musicians, comedians and poets.

Also as part of the festival there are open days this weekend at Breech House, Beauvale Priory, the DH Lawrence Heritage Centre, Greasley Church and Bestwood Winding Engine House.