Southwold Plaque Renewed

  To commemorate the renewal of the plaque on Montague House, High Street, Southwold, the family home of the Blair family ('George Orwell' was Eric Arthur Blair) until World War II forced a relocation for war-work,  the Orwell Society and its friends made a journey from Wallington in Hertfordshire (where Orwell and Eileen, his first…Read more Southwold Plaque Renewed

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Wigan Library Presentation

  The Orwell Society's presentation, on long-term loan, of the library of Orwell scholar Professor Peter Davison coincided with Richard Blair's unveiling of a plaque commemorating his father's use of Wigan Reference Library (now within the Museum of Wigan Life). This will make Wigan one of the leading centres for Orwell studies in the United…Read more Wigan Library Presentation