Follow Lawrence’s footsteps

NEAA 07-08-12 BE 4 DH Lawrence heritage centre.
NEAA 07-08-12 BE 4 DH Lawrence heritage centre.

Budding writers are being urged to follow in the footsteps of Eastwood-born writer D.H. Lawrence and enter a poetry competition.

Eastwood’s DH Lawrence Heritage Centre is inviting residents of all ages to submit a poem in either the under 18s or 18s and over category, with the winner from each category receiving a Kindle Fire.

Participants are asked to submit a poem on either conflict or nature, two themes that go in hand with Lawrence’s work.

The winners will also get the opportunity to see their poem published on the DH Lawrence Heritage website at and attend the official opening of this year’s DH Lawrence Festival.

Deadline for entries is May 31. Winners will be announced at the end of August.

To enter, email your poem to . Alternatively hand it in at the D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, NG16 3DZ.