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2014 THS Conference [Page]
The 21st International Thomas Hardy Conference & Festival
Going the Rounds 2019 [Event]
Led by Tim Laycock and The Madding Crowd – a walk recreating the route of The Mellstock Quire as described in Under the Greenwood Tree
The Thomas Hardy Society is an educational Charity founded in 1968 with the intention of promoting public knowledge and understanding of the life and works of the Dorset poet and novelist to anyone with an interest in Thomas Hardy anywhere in the world.
The Thomas Hardy London Lecture 2019 [Event]
7.30 pm: Birkbeck College, London. Lecturer: Dr Tracy Hayes.(The date for this lecture will not be definitely confirmed until September 2019).
2016 THS Conference [Page]
Celebrating 130 years since the publication of The Mayor of Casterbridge
2018 THS Conference [Page]
The Society’s 50th anniversary will be mainly focused on the Festival and Conference which will take place from 14th to 21st July.
A Thomas Hardy Autumn Walk and AGM [Event]
A walk through the countryside of The Trumpet-Major and 'The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion', followed by refreshments and AGM.
Patrick Tolfree Student Essay Competition 2019 [News]
This year’s Patrick Tolfree essay competition, open to students of any academic level over the age of 18 and living anywhere in the world.
Call for Contributions: “HARDY NOW” [Page]
For its autumn 2019 issue, the Thomas Hardy Journal – publication of the Thomas Hardy Society – invites contributions to a forum on the subject of “HARDY NOW”.
'Tess' at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe [Event]
A feminist response to Hardy's classic novel for the Edinburgh Fringe 2019 and tour of rural villages in South-West England
Far From the Madding Crowd - THS Study Day 2019 [Event]
2019 will mark the 145th anniversary of the publication of Far From the Madding Crowd.
A Hardy Larkin Weekend [Event]
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.
Journal Cover Design Competition [News]
The THS wishes to give the journal a bolder, brighter, more modern look, and to this end is launching a competition for a brand new cover design open to anyone over the age of 18.
The 'Casterbridge' Walk [Event]
This is a two-hour walk led by Dorchester's own Town Crier Alistair Chisholm. Beginning at the Town Pump it will take in various 'Casterbridge' sites
Far From the Madding Crowd [Event]
Celebrating film and fiction in Wessex, and especially the Far From the Madding Crowd films of 1967 and 2015, this tour led by the THS's Sue Clarke
Lock 'em up! [Event]
Shire Hall Courthouse Museum, newly refurbished, recently re-opened to the public. It was here that Thomas Hardy served as a magistrate between 1884 and 1919
Exploring Egdon Heath [Event]
Led by Joy Wallace and Wendy Barter Smee this is an opportunity to get into the countryside beyond Hardy's Cottage and listen to Hardy's poems
Thomas Hardy's Reredos [Event]
A day trip to Windsor led by the THS's Helen Lange, this will incorporate a visit to All Saint's Church to study the reredos designed by Hardy
179th Anniversary of Hardy's Birth [Event]
Morning Service at St Michael’s Church, Stinsford. Preacher: Revd. Pene Kennedy.
The Fiddler of the Reels [Event]
A tour led by Dr Tony Fincham, this will be a musical exploration of the territory where Mop Ollamoor exercised his acoustic magnetism over Car'line Aspent:
The Strange House [Event]
A walk from the United Church, Dorchester, to Max Gate where John Hayes (National Trust house manager) will give a talk about the house
Thomas Hardy Country Fair [Event]
Thomas Hardy Country Fair at Kingston Maurward from 12 noon onwards on Sunday 15th July 2018
Thomas Hardy Poetry Workshops in Schools [News]
THS Academic Director Dr Faysal Mikdadi leads Hardy poetry workshops in schools across England
A walk around Jude's 'Shaftesbury' [Event]
What have a stonemason from Fawley, 4 obscure teachers, 2 Shastonians (one fictional), 3 Kings, a Saxon Nunnery, 27 pubs
The Old Neighbour and the New [Event]
Tony Fincham will be joined by Thomas Hardy and William Barnes experts Alistair Chisholm and Brian Caddy for a 2.5 mile walk in Hardy's footsteps across the fields to Winterborne Came Church
A Portrait of Tess/Mr Hardy's War [Event]
The portrait is of Agatha Cox 'Her on whom I thought when I wrote Tess'. She married Hamo Thorneycroft, the sculptor, in 1884 and thus became the aunt of Sigfried Sassoon.
The Glass Aisle [Event]
Poet/Singer/Songwriter BBC Presenter Paul Henry will read from his acclaimed collections 'The Brittle Sea' and 'A Boy Running'
The Hand of Ethelberta - A New Play [Page]
A dramatic adaptation by David Foulger
Our Partners [Page]
Learn more about the Hardy Country initiative partners
Links to Societies promoting Thomas Hardy
Short stories [Page]
How Hardy Frames His Texts [Event]
Dr Mary Rimmer, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Safeguarding Hardy's Heritage [News]
How much longer will the area around Hardy's birthplace remain if we do not take steps to ensure its survival?
Exhibition Concept Developer - Thomas Hardy, Wessex Museums Partnership [News]
As part of our National Portfolio Organisation programme, the Wessex Museums Partnership will deliver a major exhibition on the life and work of Thomas Hardy in the summer of 2021
D-Day for Dorchester by Alistair Chisholm [News]
The S.T.A.N.D (Save The Area North of Dorchester) coordinating group is gathering together the various challenges to the development of this site
Great Things [Page]
An original musical score by Wasyl Sydorenko, with words by Thomas Hardy
2019 THS Study Day [Page]
2019 will mark the 145th anniversary of the publication of Far From the Madding Crowd
What is Learning? [Page]
An article written for the London Progressive Journal by THS Academic Director Dr Faysal Mikdadi
Christmas in Mellstock [Event]
A weekend of Music and Song from the West Country as immortalised in the Poems and Novels of Thomas Hardy
- Hardy Players
- Love Poems
- Sunday Morning Tragedy
- Boer War
- Return Of The Native
- Events In Salisbury
- Thomas Hardy And The Boer War
- Thomas Hardy Walks
- Thomas Hardy Poems
- Walk Around Judes
- Hardys Cottage
- The Return Of The Native
- The Hardy Players
- Poetry Books
- Tess Of The D Urbervilles
- Tess D Urbervilles
- Tess Walk
- Wolfeton House
- List Of Poetry
- Annual Conference 2019
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Starts 19:30 until 21:00
Starts 19:00 until 15:00