A Jubilee Weekend Walk, Lecture, Supper and Evening Performance

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

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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)

4.30pm Refreshments

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   ***This event is now cancelled***

7.30pm 'The Lost Chord' with Dave Townsend and Phil Humphries   ***This event is now cancelled***

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 - info@hardysociety.org



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