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2018 Patrick Tolfree Student Essay Competition

March 10, 2018   00:00

THE PATRICK TOLFREE STUDENT ESSAY COMPETITION 2018 Welcome to this year's Patrick Tolfree essay competition, open to students of any academic...


April 18, 2018   10:00

HARDYWAY4HARRY Sponsored Walk “Margaret spent a hideous and heartbreaking year watching her beloved partner finally succumb to the deadly...

This week

Tess of the d'Urbervilles

April 27, 2018   19:30

​The Questor's present Tess of the d'Urbervilles ​at the Judi Dench Playhouse ​By Mike Langridge and Caroline Bleakley from Thomas...


An Evening with Sabine Baring-Gould and Thomas Hardy

May 5, 2018   19:00

​An Evening with Sabine Baring-Gould and Thomas Hardy ​Saturday 5th May 2018, 7:00pm ​Two experts lead a discussion about their 'Cornish...

The Face At The Casement

May 6, 2018   12:30

​A re-enactment of the poem by Thomas Hardy ​ 'The Face at the Casement' ​Sunday 6th May, 2018 ​12.30pm Start, until Dusk Guest...

Songs For Libby Memorial Concert

May 12, 2018   19:00

SONGS FOR LIBBY - MEMORIAL CONCERT ​For Elizabeth Goodchild MBE ​Saturday 12th May 2018 ​7.30pm (Doors open at 7.00pm) At: All Saints Church,...

Funeral for Dr. Michael Murphy

May 23, 2018   12:30

'The Hardy Society is sad to report the death of long standing member, Dr. Michael Murphy, from Long Barn, Warrington, earlier this month. His...


2018 Birthday Weekend

June 2, 2018   10:00

The 2018 Birthday Weekend will begin on Saturday 2nd June (168 years after Hardy was born). Our events begin with a 3-4 mile walk on Egdon Heath, in...


Wessex Historic Omnibus Trust Day in Dorchester

August 12, 2018   15:00

This WHOTT Running Day provides a unique opportunity to travel in Hardy Country in a vintage bus, with commentary provided by a Hardy Society...


Mrs Yeobright's Last Walk

September 1, 2018   16:28

This 8 mile walk begins at Thorncombe Wood Car Park and is led by Tony Fincham Bring a packed lunch and plenty to drink as there are no facilities en...


The 2018 London Lecture

November 8, 2018   19:30

The 2018 London Lecture will be on Thursday 8th November, at Birkbeck College, in Malet Street. The Lecture will be given by Professor...