The centenary year of D.H. Lawrence moving to Zennor, is being marked with an international conference in St Ives on Lawrence. As part of this, there will be a rehearsed reading of a newly commissioned play on Lawrence’s life in Cornwall, at The Tregenna Castle on Wednesday 14 September at 3pm.
With the support of the Q fund the Cornish playwright, Mark Crees, a long time Lawrence enthusiast, has written a play “Cops and Lovers”, which focusses on D.H. Lawrence’s important, but complicated relationship with Cornwall. Cornish theatre group Cube, will read and perform the play. They will then be joined by Dr. Jane Costin and the playwright for an open question and answer session on Lawrence and the importance of his stay in Cornwall during the First World War to his subsequent life and work.
This unique event is open to the general public, free of charge. To gain admittance please apply for a free e – ticket at