'...that wild weird western shore'
A Day Trip to Cornwall
An excursion led by Dr Tony Fincham and Professor Jane Thomas of the THS, Sunday 15th July, 8.30am, to commemorate the 145th anniversary of the publication of A Pair of Blue Eyes.
By coach to the Old Rectory, where Hardy first met Emma in March 1870 – thence to St. Juliot Church – and down to Boscastle Harbour, from where we will explore the Vallency Valley; finally visiting Beeny Cliff and the 'Cliff Without a Name'; all accompanied by plentiful poetry, biographical details, and readings from A Pair of Blue Eyes.
Please meet at Top o' Town car park at 8am.
Tickets, which include travel costs and lunch, are £32. To book a place or for more information please contact Mike Nixon, THS Secretary, on 01305 251501, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org