Commemorating the Half-Centenary of E. M. Forster’s life

Dorking Museum is excited to announce a collaborative exhibition with Nottingham Trent University PHD students Heather Green and Sean Richardson.

The exhibition, to be held in 2021, will examine the impetus and aftermath of literary favourites such A Room with a View (1908), Howards End (1910), A Passage to India (1924) and Maurice (1971), as well as bring Forster’s lesser known works to public attention.

The exhibition will also explore the forgotten relationship between Forster and the local community: his charity work, his pageant plays, his support for refugees.

E. M. Forster lived in Abinger, so Dorking Museum is the natural home to this exciting exhibition.

You can keep up to date with preparations for the exhibition by subscribing to the Forster50 blog.

Read more about E. M. Forster’s time in Abinger here.

Forster in 50 by Heather Green with illustrations by JC Green

An innovative re-telling of EM Forster’s five classic novels in fifty words with stunning illustrations designed to inspire a new generation of readers.

To accompany our new exhibition – Forster at 50.

The book is 28 pages with black and white illustrations. It is priced at £4.00

Buy the book online here.

Watch the video produced for Forster at 50
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