We are delighted, once again, to be hosting a series of literary talks here at Cumberland Lodge, as part of the annual Windsor Festival.

Established by Amy Buller as a place to tackle social divisions through the exchange of views and constructive dialogue, Cumberland Lodge is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year.

A pioneering young woman who defied her critics, Amy led groups of British intellectuals to Germany during the 1930s to confront the threat and appeal of the Nazis.

Her subsequent book of 1943, Darkness over Germany, was re-discovered by BBC investigative journalist Professor Kurt Barling, who immediately recognised its stark warning.

Buller's ground-breaking book, which was admired by Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, has been re-published this year by Arcadia Books, as Darkness over Germany: A Warning from History, with a new foreword by Kurt and an afterword by Cumberland Lodge Principal, Ed Newell.

Join Kurt to explore how a message of hate fuelled a nation to unite in the 1930s, and the significance her findings have in our current times. 

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Tickets must be purchased in advance for this event, via the Windsor Festival website or by contacting the Windsor Festival Box Office on 01753 743585. Tickets are £12 each. 


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