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Hidden Faces, Hidden Places
Hidden Faces, Hidden Places
Hidden Faces, Hidden Places: Stories behind Objects from the Thomas Hardy Archive
Oct2018
THE ISLANDERS by FJ Campbell
THE ISLANDERS by FJ Campbell
One girl...Three boys. Beautiful, rich, selfish Beth Atkinson is the undisputed queen of her new school and she won't give that up just to be someone's girlfriend.
Oct2018
A Portland Tale by Sid Payne
A Portland Tale by Sid Payne
A PORTLAND TALE: A VIEW OF PARISH LIFE IN GEORGIAN ENGLAND. An historical novel by Sid Payne, based on 18th Century Dorset. Published by Olympia Press
Oct2018
The End of Casterbridge?
The End of Casterbridge?
One of the most distinctive aspects of Dorchester is the sharp cut off between town and country on the northern side.
Sep2018
International Hardy Fans Tour
International Hardy Fans Tour
Keri Jones went on a walking tour that guided many international visitors around Shaftesbury and, surprisingly, our world-famous Gold Hill wasn’t on the itinerary!
Jul2018
Terence Stamp to speak
Terence Stamp to speak
How could one ever forget the seminal 1967 John Schlesinger movie of Far from the Madding Crowd, and its star-studded cast:
Jul2018
50th Anniversary Festival
50th Anniversary Festival
The Thomas Hardy Society is celebrating its 50th Anniversary Festival and International Conference from 14th - 21st July 2018
Jul2018
Commemorative Merchandise
Commemorative Merchandise
You may have noticed that we have designed a special logo for this year, celebrating 50 years of the Thomas Hardy Society.
Jul2018
A Pair of Blue Eyes Study Day
A Pair of Blue Eyes Study Day
A Pair of Blue Eyes Study Day: Thomas Hardy Society Study day Programme
Apr2018
2018 Patrick Tolfree Student Essay Competition
2018 Patrick Tolfree Student Essay Competition
Welcome to this year's Patrick Tolfree essay competition, open to students of any academic level over the age of 18 and living anywhere in the world.
Mar2018
Hardy Day at The Corn Exchange: The Woodlanders
Hardy Day at The Corn Exchange: The Woodlanders
2017 will mark the 130th anniversary of the publication of The Woodlanders, Hardy's novel of marital choice, divorce laws, class mobility and Darwinian struggle set in Little Hintock..
Apr2017
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