Starts 10:00 until 21:30
The Town Hall, The Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1HF
The 2022 Thomas Hardy Society Birthday Weekend
A Jubilee Weekend Walk, Lecture, Supper and Evening Performance
Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th June in Dorchester from 10am
For this platinum Jubilee year the Thomas Hardy Society Birthday Weekend is devoted to Hardy and History.
Saturday 4th June
10.00am 'Outer Casterbridge: Hardy and History' a Walk led by Tony Fincham and Mark Chutter
3.00pm 'Hardy and Patriotism' a Lecture by Professor Fred Reid (University of Warwick)
5.00pm Full Mayoral Procession to lay a wreath at the Hardy Statue at Top 'o' Town with readings, followed by a wreath-laying at the William Barnes Statue
6.00pm Buffet Supper
7.30pm 'The Lost Chord' with Dave Townsend and Phil Humphries
Sunday 5th June
10.00am Sunday Service at St. Michael's Church in Stinsford, led by Rev. Canon Richard Franklin, THS Chairman.
These events can be booked separately through our website.
For any enquiries please contact THS Secretary - Dr Tracy Hayes - firstname.lastname@example.org
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