Starts 10:30 until 17:00
Waterloo Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8SW
A London Walk and Westminster Abbey Wreath Laying
Waterloo Station, London
Led By Professor Mark Ford & Dr Tony Fincham
10.30 am: 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 (bring a packed lunch) – then to the Westbourne Park area
3.30 pm: Meet at the West Door of Westminster Abbey (tomb of the Unknown Warrior)
3.45 pm: A short Thanksgiving Service of poetry and prayers in Poets’ Corner, during which a wreath will be laid on Hardy’s sepulchre. (Date subject to final confirmation).