Welcome to The Breach
House, a typical miner's cottage from the 1880s, DH Lawrence’s childhood home,
and the setting for The Bottoms in his novel Sons and Lovers. In 2020 this
historic house is free to visit from 11am – 3pm on the following dates:
Saturday April 4th
First open day of the year and The Breach House browsing library launch.
Sunday April 26th
April BBC Radio Nottingham’s Big Day Out
Saturday May 2nd
Saturday June 6th
The Breach in Bloom garden trail launch inspired by the flowers
and plants in Sons and Lovers.
Saturday June 13th
valuation day with Hansons auctioneers. Bring along your treasures.
Saturday July 4th
Saturday July 18th
'Lydia and Lace' - a garden party to celebrate Lydia Lawrence’s birthday.
Saturday August 1st
5th – 13th DH Lawrence Festival and National Heritage open days.
Saturday October 3rd
Last open day of the year. Discover Lawrence and girlfriend Jessie
Chambers’ favourite classics.