Orwell’s Southwold (I)

Ann Kronbergs shares her knowledge of the life of George Orwell while he was still Eric Blair. The Blair children had spent their childhood with their mother in Henley on the Thames, now Ann Kronbergs explains how the East Anglian sea-side town of Southwold became so significant to the Blair family.   George Orwell in…Read more Orwell’s Southwold (I)

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Statue Unveiling

The Statue of George Orwell at BBC New Broadcasting House was unveiled on November 7th 2017 A work by Martin Jennings Orwell Society Secretary Neil Smith was there   Director General of the BBC, Lord Hall Baroness Janet Whitaker, whose late husband Ben had been active in funding the statue Richard Blair, son of George…Read more Statue Unveiling