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[CANCELLED] Darkest Wessex: Hardy and the Gothic Short Story
[CANCELLED] Darkest Wessex: Hardy and the Gothic Short Story
On 07/04/2020
Starts 19:30 until 21:00
A Hardy Country Series Lecture by Dr Tracy Hayes
LOCATION: The Dorset History Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1RP
Apr2020
Thomas Hardy Birthday Weekend Walk
Thomas Hardy Birthday Weekend Walk
On 06/06/2020
Starts 10:30
A Stinsford & North Dorchester Walk in conjunction with STAND
LOCATION: Thomas Hardy's Statue, North Walks, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1TZ
Jun2020
THS Birthday Lecture - 'Thomas Hardy and Education'
THS Birthday Lecture - 'Thomas Hardy and Education'
On 06/06/2020
Starts 17:00
Birthday Weekend lecture given by Dr Jonathan Memel
LOCATION: The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Edward Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2HL
Jun2020
THS Birthday Weekend Evening Piano Recital by Philip Lange
THS Birthday Weekend Evening Piano Recital by Philip Lange
On 06/06/2020
Starts 19:30
A recital of compositions contemporary with Hardy
LOCATION: The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Edward Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2HL
Jun2020
Thomas Hardy Birthday Morning Church Service
Thomas Hardy Birthday Morning Church Service
On 07/06/2020
Starts 10:00
A service at St. Michael's Church, Stinsford to commemorate Hardy's 180th Birthday
LOCATION: St. Michael's Church, Stinsford, Dorset
Jun2020
Thomas Hardy Festival and Conference 2020
Thomas Hardy Festival and Conference 2020
From 11/07/2020 until 18/07/2020
Starts 09:00 until 12:00
The twenty-fourth International THS Conference and Festival
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Walks Rd, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1EB
Jul2020
Wendy Cope OBE at the THS Festival and Conference
Wendy Cope OBE at the THS Festival and Conference
On 11/07/2020
Starts 21:00
An Evening of Poetry and Wit!
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Court, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB
Jul2020
Hardy's Novels: Changing Times and Changing Readings
Hardy's Novels: Changing Times and Changing Readings
On 13/07/2020
Starts 09:15
A THS Conference Lecture by Professor Mike Irwin
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Court, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB
Jul2020
Hardy's Measures
Hardy's Measures
On 13/07/2020
Starts 11:00
A THS Conference Lecture by Dr Gregory Tate
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Court, Souths Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB
Jul2020
Tea With Mr. Hardy
Tea With Mr. Hardy
On 13/07/2020
Starts 16:00
Tea with Thomas Hardy and Edmund Blunden at Max Gate during the THS Conference
LOCATION: Max Gate, Alington Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 2AB
Jul2020
Poetry Reading with Pascale Petit
Poetry Reading with Pascale Petit
On 13/07/2020
Starts 20:00
A THS Conference Evening of Poetry and Conversation
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Court, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB
Jul2020
Flawed Icons and Verbal Texts: Bibliographical Theory and the CUP Edition of the Novels and Stories of Thomas Hardy
Flawed Icons and Verbal Texts: Bibliographical Theory and the CUP Edition of the Novels and Stories of Thomas Hardy
On 14/07/2020
Starts 09:15
A Thomas Hardy Society Conference Lecture by Professor Richard Nemesvari
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Court, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB
Jul2020
Poetry Reading with Mark Ford
Poetry Reading with Mark Ford
On 14/07/2020
Starts 20:00
A THS Conference Evening of Poetry and Conversation
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Court, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB
Jul2020
'It is very dreadful to be denounced as a barbarian': Temporalities and the Body in A Laodicean
'It is very dreadful to be denounced as a barbarian': Temporalities and the Body in A Laodicean
On 15/07/2020
Starts 09:15
A THS Conference Lecture by Professor Pamela Gilbert
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Court, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB
Jul2020
Poetry Reading with Alison Brackenbury
Poetry Reading with Alison Brackenbury
On 15/07/2020
Starts 20:00
A THS Conference Evening of Poetry and Conversation
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Court, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB
Jul2020
Thomas Hardy: Secrets and the Senses
Thomas Hardy: Secrets and the Senses
On 16/07/2020
Starts 09:15
A Thomas Hardy Society Conference Lecture by Professor Dame Gillian Beer
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Court, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB
Jul2020
Students Inspired by Thomas Hardy
Students Inspired by Thomas Hardy
On 16/07/2020
Starts 11:00
A THS Conference Presentation by Dr Faysal Mikdadi
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Court, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB
Jul2020
Thomas Hardy Meets M.R. James
Thomas Hardy Meets M.R. James
On 16/07/2020
Starts 20:00
A THS Conference Evening of Ghosts and Gothic!
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Court, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB
Jul2020
Festival of Archaeology at Max Gate
Festival of Archaeology at Max Gate
From 17/07/2020 until 18/07/2020
Starts 11:00 until 17:00
Explore Hardy's Interest in Archaeology with the National Trust
LOCATION: Max Gate, Alington Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 2AB
Jul2020
Tatterdemalion and Tim Laycock: Satires of Circumstance
Tatterdemalion and Tim Laycock: Satires of Circumstance
On 17/07/2020
Starts 20:30
Celebrating Hardy's Fourth Volume of Poetry - Including the Emma Poems
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Court, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB
Jul2020
Thomas Hardy and My Life in Books
Thomas Hardy and My Life in Books
On 18/07/2020
Starts 11:00
Alan Johnson Reminisces About Hardy and Literature
LOCATION: Sunninghill School, South Court, South Walks Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EB
Jul2020
Dr Hugh Epstein - The Nature of Awareness in Hardy's Fiction
Dr Hugh Epstein - The Nature of Awareness in Hardy's Fiction
On 12/11/2020
Starts 19:30
The London Lecture at Birkbeck 2020
LOCATION: Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet St., Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
Nov2020
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