Upcoming Events

Thomas Hardy: Wessex Love Songs
Thomas Hardy: Wessex Love Songs
On 27/05/2022
Starts 18:00 until 21:00
Music in Country Churches - Minchinhampton
LOCATION: Holy Trinity Church, Minchinhampton, GL6 9BP
May2022
Hanging, Punishment and Justice in the Works of Thomas Hardy
Hanging, Punishment and Justice in the Works of Thomas Hardy
On 02/06/2022
Starts 19:00 until 21:00
A Lecture by Mark Chutter
LOCATION: Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum, High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1UY
Jun2022
Outer Casterbridge: Hardy and History Walk
Outer Casterbridge: Hardy and History Walk
On 04/06/2022
Starts 10:00 until 14:00
A Hardy Birthday Weekend Walk to Coincide with the Platinum Jubilee
LOCATION: Hardy Statue, Top 'o' Town, Dorchester DT1 1XT
Jun2022
The 2022 Thomas Hardy Society Birthday Weekend
The 2022 Thomas Hardy Society Birthday Weekend
On 04/06/2022
Starts 10:00 until 21:30
A Jubilee Weekend Walk, Lecture, Supper and Evening Performance
LOCATION: The Town Hall, The Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1HF
Jun2022
Hardy and Patriotism by Professor Fred Reid
Hardy and Patriotism by Professor Fred Reid
On 04/06/2022
Starts 15:00 until 16:30
The 2022 THS Birthday Weekend Lecture
LOCATION: The Town Hall, The Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1HF
Jun2022
The Lost Chord - Phil Humphries and Dave Townsend
The Lost Chord - Phil Humphries and Dave Townsend
On 04/06/2022
Starts 18:00 until 21:30
An Evening of Music Hall Classics for the THS Birthday Jubilee Weekend
LOCATION: The Town Hall, The Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1HF
Jun2022
THS Birthday Weekend Sunday Service at Stinsford
THS Birthday Weekend Sunday Service at Stinsford
On 05/06/2022
Starts 10:00 until 11:15
Delivered by THS Chairman Rev. Canon Richard Franklin
LOCATION: St. Michael's Church, Church Lane, Stinsford, Dorset DT2 8PT
Jun2022
Music and Archaeology - An Afternoon of Discovery
Music and Archaeology - An Afternoon of Discovery
On 12/06/2022
Starts 15:00
Presented by Turner Sims in partnership with the University of Southampton Music Department and Archaeology Department, and the John Ireland Trust
LOCATION: Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of Southampton Highfield Campus, SO17 1BJ
Jun2022
Thomas Hardy's Wessex
Thomas Hardy's Wessex
From 24/06/2022 until 27/06/2022
All day event
A Three-Night Tour of Discovery and Inspiration
Jun2022
The Thomas Hardy Society Conference and Festival 2022
The Thomas Hardy Society Conference and Festival 2022
From 25/07/2022 until 31/07/2022
Starts 12:00 until 16:00
Registration is Open!
LOCATION: The United Church, South Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EE
Jul2022
'Flawed Icons and Verbal Texts: Textual Criticism and the Cambridge Edition of the Novels and Stories of Thomas Hardy'
'Flawed Icons and Verbal Texts: Textual Criticism and the Cambridge Edition of the Novels and Stories of Thomas Hardy'
On 25/07/2022
Starts 15:00 until 16:30
A THS Conference/Festival Lecture by Professor Richard Nemesvari
LOCATION: The United Church, South Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EE
Jul2022
'Hardy's Subjunctive Mood'
'Hardy's Subjunctive Mood'
On 25/07/2022
Starts 20:00 until 21:00
A THS Conference/Festival Lecture by Professor Tim Armstrong
LOCATION: The Town Hall, The Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1HF
Jul2022
'Hardy Novels: Changing Times and Changing Readings'
'Hardy Novels: Changing Times and Changing Readings'
On 26/07/2022
Starts 09:15 until 10:30
A THS Conference/Festival Lecture by Professor Mike Irwin
LOCATION: The United Church, South Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EE
Jul2022
Wessex Museums 1: Dorset Museum
Wessex Museums 1: Dorset Museum
On 26/07/2022
Starts 13:30 until 16:30
A THS Conference/Festival Event
LOCATION: Dorset Museum, High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1XA
Jul2022
Hardy's Budmouth
Hardy's Budmouth
On 26/07/2022
Starts 13:30 until 16:30
A THS Conference/Festival Event
LOCATION: Dorchester South Train Station, behind Brewery Square, Dorchester DT1 1QX
Jul2022
Hardy's Regrets
Hardy's Regrets
On 26/07/2022
Starts 18:00 until 19:30
A THS Conference/Festival Evening with Dorset Film Maker Rose Goldthorp
LOCATION: The United Church, South Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EE
Jul2022
'Thomas Hardy Sends an Email'
'Thomas Hardy Sends an Email'
On 26/07/2022
Starts 20:00 until 21:30
A THS Conference/Festival Evening of Poetry with Alison Brackenbury
LOCATION: The United Church, South Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EE
Jul2022
'Hardy the Novel Character: Recreations of the Author in Three Modern Works of Fiction'
'Hardy the Novel Character: Recreations of the Author in Three Modern Works of Fiction'
On 27/07/2022
Starts 09:15 until 10:30
A THS Conference/Festival Lecture by Professor Paul Niemeyer
LOCATION: The United Church, South Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EE
Jul2022
Wessex Museums 2: Poole Museum
Wessex Museums 2: Poole Museum
On 27/07/2022
Starts 13:30 until 16:30
A THS Conference/Festival Event
LOCATION: Top o' Town Carpark, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XT
Jul2022
Fiddling Folk: A Music and Dancing Walk
Fiddling Folk: A Music and Dancing Walk
On 27/07/2022
Starts 13:30 until 16:30
A THS Conference/Festival Event
LOCATION: Top o' Town Carpark, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XT
Jul2022
'Voices From Home: A Poetry Performance in Dialect'
'Voices From Home: A Poetry Performance in Dialect'
On 27/07/2022
Starts 18:00 until 19:30
A THS Conference/Festival Presentation by Dr Alan Chedzoy
LOCATION: The United Church, South Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EE
Jul2022
'Lonely Places in the Country Each Have Their Own Peculiar Silences'
'Lonely Places in the Country Each Have Their Own Peculiar Silences'
On 27/07/2022
Starts 20:00 until 21:30
A THS Conference/Festival Evening of Music with Virginia and Florence Astley
LOCATION: The United Church, South Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EE
Jul2022
'Thomas Hardy's Pure English'
'Thomas Hardy's Pure English'
On 28/07/2022
Starts 09:15 until 10:30
A THS Conference/Festival Lecture by Dr Gregory Tate
LOCATION: The United Church, South Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EE
Jul2022
Wessex Museums 3: Salisbury Museum
Wessex Museums 3: Salisbury Museum
On 28/07/2022
Starts 13:30 until 16:30
A THS Conference/Festival Event
LOCATION: Top o' Town Carpark, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XT
Jul2022
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