Edith, Elizabeth and I by Jules Craig, inspired by the life of Edith Sitwell

Wednesday 2 November, 7:30-9:30pm (includes Q&A and viewing or archive material)

The Old Library, West Dean College

£15 available here.

This evening of theatre and literary history will be hosted in the State Rooms at West Dean College, giving the audience a unique opportunity to experience this popular theatrical performance in a venue that Sitwell visited in the 1930's.

The performance will be accompanied by a rare viewing of a selection of the Sitwell material held in the Edward James Archive, and offer visitors the opportunity to view the renowned portrait of the poet painted by her friend Pavel Tchelitchew in 1947.

Programme:

7:30-8pm

Viewing of material from the Edward James Archive

Refreshments available

8pm-9pm

'Edith, Elizabeth and I' performance in the Old Library

9pm-9:15pm

Q&A with Jules Craig

9:15pm-9:30pm

Viewing of material from the Edward James Archive

9:30pm-10pm

Refreshments available

Image credits:

Edith, Elizabeth and I, photo by Allison Dewey Photography

Poster Image, Illustration by Wellington Graphic. Based on an original image of Edith Sitwell courtesy of Jane Bown/Guardian News & Media Ltd.

Edith, Elizabeth and I. Photo by Allison Dewey Photography