News & Features

New Hardy Players present - Wessex Scenes

July 11, 2014

A drama of the Napoleonic Wars - from Thomas Hardy's "The Dynasts"

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Wind Turbines set to destroy Hardy’s Landscape

June 23, 2014

West Coast Energy have re-submitted their planning application to erect giant wind turbines in Tolpuddle parish in the heart of Hardy Country.

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An Autumn Walk - from Beaminster to Mapperton

May 13, 2014

Meet in Beaminster Square for a 5-mile (approx.) circular walk led by Sue Clarke in the unspoilt countryside of West Dorset’s area of outstanding natural beauty.

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2014 Thomas Hardy Festival & Conference

December 19, 2013

The Twenty-First International Thomas Hardy Conference & Festival

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2013 Thomas Hardy Public Talks Series

March 28, 2013

2013 Thomas Hardy Public Talks Series, organised by Dorset County Museum, the University of Exeter, and the National Trust.

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Save Came View!

March 4, 2013

West Dorset District Council has announced plans for the development of 1,000 houses on the Came View site - the fields south of Max Gate.

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Say NO to Giant Wind Turbines

February 10, 2013

West Coast Energy are in the process of submitting a planning application for the erection of ten 120 metre high wind turbines in the north of Tolpuddle Parish.

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2013: Events Programme

December 23, 2012

The events programme for 2013 is now available to download.

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