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How Hardy Frames His Texts
How Hardy Frames His Texts
On 07/03/2019
Starts 19:30 until 21:00
Dr Mary Rimmer, University of New Brunswick, Canada
LOCATION: Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, DT2 8PY
Mar2019
Far From the Madding Crowd at Lighthouse
Far From the Madding Crowd at Lighthouse
From 07/03/2019 until 09/03/2019
Starts 19:30 until 22:30
Arts University Bournemouth will be presenting an adaptation of Far From the Madding Crowd over three nights at Lighthouse, Poole
Mar2019
Far From the Madding Crowd - THS Study Day 2019
Far From the Madding Crowd - THS Study Day 2019
On 13/04/2019
Starts 09:45 until 18:00
2019 will mark the 145th anniversary of the publication of Far From the Madding Crowd.
LOCATION: The Corn Exchange, High Street East, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1HF
Apr2019
A London Walk and Westminster Abbey Wreath Laying
A London Walk and Westminster Abbey Wreath Laying
On 18/05/2019
Starts 10:30 until 17:00
Meet at Waterloo Station on the War Memorial Steps (main entrance) for an exploration of Hardy’s London – from the West End to Bloomsbury and St. Pancras Old Churchyard
LOCATION: Waterloo Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8SW
May2019
A Mellstock Poems Walk 
A Mellstock Poems Walk 
On 01/06/2019
Starts 10:30 until 19:30
Meet at Thorncombe Wood Car Park (NGR SY724922) for a gentle four mile walk through the heart of Hardy Country
LOCATION: Thorncombe Woods, Higher Bockhampton, near Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8QJ
Jun2019
179th Anniversary of Hardy's Birth
179th Anniversary of Hardy's Birth
On 02/06/2019
Starts 10:00 until 12:00
Morning Service at St Michael’s Church, Stinsford. Preacher: Revd. Pene Kennedy.
LOCATION: 3 Church Ln, Stinsford, Dorchester DT2 8XW
Jun2019
'Love, praise, indifference, blame'
'Love, praise, indifference, blame'
On 25/07/2019
Starts 19:30 until 21:00
Phillip Mallett, University of St Andrews. This talk looks at some of the 150 or so poems Hardy wrote about his first wife, Emma, after her death in 1912.
LOCATION: Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, DT2 8PY
Jul2019
A Hardy Larkin Weekend
A Hardy Larkin Weekend
From 09/08/2019 until 11/08/2019
Starts 10:00
A joint study weekend with the Philip Larkin Society with talks by experts from both societies and walks, including a reconstruction of Larkin’s 1976 visit to Dorchester with Monica Jones.
LOCATION: Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, DT2 8PY
Aug2019
Thomas Hardy and Art
Thomas Hardy and Art
On 26/09/2019
Starts 19:30 until 21:00
From the National Gallery’s Collection in 1851 to Hardy’s exploration of artistic themes in his poetry and prose
LOCATION: Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, DT2 8PY
Sep2019
A Thomas Hardy Autumn Walk
A Thomas Hardy Autumn Walk
On 05/10/2019
Starts 17:00
The Thomas Hardy Society Annual General Meeting. Details to follow in the New Year.
Oct2019
Hardy's Tess at Kingston Maurward
Hardy's Tess at Kingston Maurward
On 23/10/2019
Starts 19:30 until 21:00
Hardy was born and lived most of his life within or next to the Kingston Maurward Estate.
LOCATION: Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, DT2 8PY
Oct2019
The Thomas Hardy London Lecture 2019
The Thomas Hardy London Lecture 2019
On 14/11/2019
Starts 19:30 until 21:00
7.30 pm: Birkbeck College, London. Lecturer: Dr Tracy Hayes.(The date for this lecture will not be definitely confirmed until September 2019).
LOCATION: Malet St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
Nov2019
Going the Rounds 2019
Going the Rounds 2019
On 21/12/2019
Starts 18:00
Led by Tim Laycock and The Madding Crowd – a walk recreating the route of The Mellstock Quire as described in Under the Greenwood Tree 
LOCATION: Thorncombe Woods, Higher Bockhampton, near Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8QJ
Dec2019
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