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Help celebrate 'Cider with Rosie', Laurie Lee's international bestseller!
Nationally and locally, exciting events are being planned to celebrate the life, writing, landscape and legacy of Stroud's world famous writer, Laurie Lee, who was born on 26 June 1914. Here in Stroud the Museum in the Park invites local people to celebrate Laurie Lee's iconic bestseller, 'Cider with Rosie.'
Artists of all ages and abilities are invited to help create a community exhibition to show at the Museum in June. Taking part is simple: read the book and illustrate one of your favourite scenes, then post your unframed drawing or painting to the Museum by 31st May.
'The exhibition is open to all ages and works can be in any style or medium. 'Cider with Rosie' is known and loved across the world', said Ann Taylor, the Museum's Learning Officer. The book describes Laurie Lee's childhood in rural Gloucestershire in the early 20th Century, when the old way of life in the local valleys and villages was just about to disappear forever. The book is full of beautiful descriptions of the local landscape and wonderful accounts of local characters and everyday life.
We're inviting people of all ages to illustrate their favourite scene from the book. The pictures will be exhibited in June, Laurie Lee's Birthday month. The best entries will be shown on our website and prizes will be awarded for the most creative illustrations which best capture the spirit of the book. Do have a go and take part if you can!
For further information call the Museum on 01453 763394 or use our Contact Us page http://www.museuminthepark.org.uk/contact/ and don't forget to visit again soon: the Museum itself is full of paintings, artefacts and costumes which evoke the rural past captured so vividly in 'Cider with Rosie'.
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