George Eliot Exhibition

We are pleased to announce that in collaboration with the George Eliot Fellowship we are putting on a series of exhibitions featuring past and current photographs of locations associated with George Eliot and her novels.

With the kind permission of Culture Coventry's History Centre we will be displaying copies of photographs taken in 1919 (George Eliot's Centenary year) by members of our Society and photographs taken by our current members of those locations in 2019 (George Eliot's Bi-Centenary Year).

So far we have held Exhibitions at;

Chilvers Coton Heritage Centre, Nuneaton - 15 September 2019 for two weeks

The Albany Theatre, Coventry - Monday 7 October  to Monday 28 October 2019.

Nuneaton Library, Nuneaton - 4 November to 2 December 2019 open during normal Library hours.

Future Venues include;


Holy Trinity Church, Coventry City Centre - 24 January to 21 February 2020

Nuneaton Library, Nuneaton - 7 March to 23 March 2020 open during normal Library hours.

Southam Library, Southam - 3 April to 24 April 2020 open during normal Library hours

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery Dates to be confirmed

Comments left by some visitors:-

"An excellent exhibition, Congratulations on the superb photography and the links with 1919. It is a huge part of the bicentenary exhibitions & celebrations." JB

"Fascinating pictures of then & now in George Eliot's Warwickshire. Great Exhibition." VB

"Extremely interesting and well laid out." PP

"We are thrilled to host this impressive and important exhibition." DM

Meeting @ Westwood Club, 260 Westwood Heath Rd, Coventry CV4 8GP

01926 338600

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