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Hardy Birthday Service - Stinsford Church THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED [Event]
Thomas Hardy Birthday Weekend Morning Service
Thomas Hardy Sunday Service at St. Michael's Church Stinsford [Event]
A special service as part of the THS conference and festival
179th Anniversary of Hardy's Birth [Event]
Morning Service at St Michael’s Church, Stinsford. Preacher: Revd. Pene Kennedy.
Thomas Hardy: Fate, Exclusion and Tragedy [News]
A Brand New Sky Arts Documentary for September
2016 THS Conference [Page]
Celebrating 130 years since the publication of The Mayor of Casterbridge
Palm Sunday THS & STAND Walk [Event]
A walk in support of Save The Area North of Dorchester.
THS Birthday Weekend Sunday Service at Stinsford [Event]
Delivered by THS Chairman Rev. Canon Richard Franklin
THS Conference & Festival Sunday Service [Event]
Led by the Reverend Canon Edward Probert
Thomas Hardy Birthday Weekend - June 2021 [Event]
Events from the Thomas Hardy Society to commemorate the author's birth 181 years ago
The Lepidopterist's Tragedy [Page]
An original poem by Richard Jones, in the vein of Thomas Hardy.
Hardy's Birthday Weekend Celebrations [Event]
A celebration of Hardy's 179th birthday
Before and After Summer [Event]
Finzi's Song Cycle from Hardy's Texts
2018 Birthday Weekend [Event]
The 2018 Birthday Weekend will begin on Saturday 2nd June (168 years after Hardy was born).
THS Study Day 2023 - The Return of the Native [Event]
A day devoted to one of Hardy's best-loved novels
Hardy and the Titanic by Tracy Hayes [Page]
On 15 April 1912, the RMS TITANIC sank in the early hours of the morning after colliding with an iceberg in the Atlantic ocean.
A Day Trip to Cornwall [Event]
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.
The 2022 Thomas Hardy Society Birthday Weekend [Event]
A Jubilee Weekend Walk, Lecture, Supper and Evening Performance
The Thomas Hardy Birthday Weekend [News]
A report and pictures by Richard Franklin
Thomas Hardy Society Conference 2010 Report by Brenda Parry [Page]
Brenda's highlights of the 2010 Conference
Dorchester Walking Festival 2023 [Event]
Including Two Walks led by THS Chairman Mark Chutter
A Dorset Christmas - The Ridgeway Singers and Band [Event]
A New Film by The Ridgeway Singers and Band, led by Tim Laycock and Phil Humphries
Best and Worst Poems of Thomas Hardy [Page]
A Blog by Thomas Tyrrell on Hardy's Poetic Oeuvre
The Thomas Hardy Birthday Weekend 2022 [News]
A Report by Mark Chutter
Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair 2023 [Event]
A Dorset Celebration!
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.
The Mellstock Band Performance [Event]
The Mellstock Band Performing for the Victorian Fayre
Sharing a Wedding Anniversary with Hardy [Page]
John and Maureen Currie travelled from the U.S. to share their 36th Anniversary with Hardy!
An Evening of Hardy Music and Poetry [Event]
A performance on harp and flute by Florence and Virginia Astley
Hardy/Larkin Conference Weekend [News]
A conference held at Kingston Maurward to celebrate Philip Larkin's birthday and the 70th anniversary of his Hardy pilgrimage
Thomas Hardy Country Fair [Event]
Thomas Hardy Country Fair at Kingston Maurward from 12 noon onwards on Sunday 15th July 2018
The Return of the Native - Call for Papers [News]
The THS Annual Study Day 2023
When I set out for Lyonnesse [Event]
When I set out for Lyonnesse, One hundred and fifty years ago. A celebration of Thomas Hardy’s first visit to Cornwall in March 1870
Mellstock Poems Walk [Event]
Meet at Thorncombe Wood Car Park (NGR SY724922) for a gentle four mile walk through the heart of Hardy Country
The Hardys and the Suffragette Movement by Tracy Hayes [Page]
The Hardys and the Suffragette Movement
Thomas Hardy in Salisbury - the Salisbury Literary Festival [Event]
A walk around Hardy's Salisbury, led by THS members Pat Withers and Brenda Parry as part of the Salisbury Literary Festival.
Thomas Hardy Society Birthday Weekend 2021 [News]
Celebrating Hardy's 181st Birthday!
A Walk around Thomas Hardy's Casterbridge [Event]
This is a walk investigating Hardy's Casterbridge, led by Town Crier Alistair Chisholm and THS Chairman Tony Fincham
Thomas Hardy and T.E. Lawrence - Their Friendship and Milieu [Event]
A Joint Society Day Hosted by the Thomas Hardy Society and the T.E. Lawrence Society
Stourhead Revisited [Event]
The magnificent home and garden of Hardy’s friend Lady Alda Hoare
McCarthy Stone Thomas Hardy Poetry Competition [News]
Win £150 Book Vouchers!
Revised THS Programme 2020 [News]
A revised programme in light of Covid-19.
Celebrate Hardy's Birthday at Hardy's Cottage! [Event]
Tours, Cake and Lemonade at Bockhampton.
Edward Bourne - Drawing Hardyland [Event]
A Presentation of Drawings Inspired by Hardy's Wessex
WHOTT Day 2021 - Special Thomas Hardy's Tess Tour **This Event is now Full** [Event]
Join the 6th Annual Vintage Bus and Coach Running Day **This Event is now Full**
Under the Greenwood Tree Walk [Event]
A Walk to coincide with the THS 2022 Study Day - led by Derek Pride
A Visit to Bathsheba Everdene's House [Page]
Cassam Jany visits Waterston Manor
Hardy’s Fordington [Event]
A walk through Hardy’s Durnover
Hardy and Gothic Wessex [Event]
A Weekend Conference Featuring Dorset's Darker Side!
The Hardys at Stinsford [Event]
The Hardys at Stinsford - A Celebration of Thomas Hardy's Musical Heritage with the Beaminster Gallery Quire
R.I.P. Warren Davis [News]
A Dedication from Mark Chutter
Stinsford and North Dorchester Walk [Event]
In conjunction with STAND (Save the Area North of Dorchester)
Thomas Hardy's Dorchester [Event]
A THS Conference/Festival Event
Unveiling the new Hardy Memorial Stone at Westminster Abbey [News]
On Saturday 18th May the new Hardy Memorial stone was unveiled at Westminster Abbey, with a dedication by Professor Claire Tomalin
Celebrating 150 Years Since Hardy Met Emma Gifford [Page]
A trip to Cornwall in the footsteps of Hardy and Emma
Hardy and St George's Day by Tracy Hayes [Page]
The 23rd of April is celebrated in England as St. George's Day, when Mummers perform the play of St George and the Dragon, and there is cider drinking and revelry.
A Conversation with Lord Julian Fellowes [Event]
An Intimate Evening with the President of the Thomas Hardy Society
Thomas Hardy Creativity Competition [News]
A Student Competition in Conjunction with the Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair
A Walk to Rainbarrow and Mistover Knap, Where Tess and Eustacia Overlap [Event]
A THS walk to accompany the Tess Study Day
The Trumpet-Major THS Study Day 2020 CHANGE OF VENUE! [Event]
CHANGE OF VENUE!!! THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT!!
Thomas Hardy Confidential [Event]
A fascinating fresh appreciation of a great writer and the people and places he immortalised.
The Beginning - A Joint Conference Between the Dylan Thomas Society and the Thomas Hardy Society [Event]
Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of Dylan Thomas's Death
Dorchester Through the Lens of Thomas Hardy [Event]
A Talk by THS Chairman Mark Chutter Hosted by Dorset Museum
Twenty-Fourth International Thomas Hardy Conference and Festival - 2021 [Event]
The rescheduled conference IS STILL GOING AHEAD!
Wreath-Laying at Stinsford on the 93rd Anniversary of Thomas Hardy's Death [News]
Today due to lockdown we were unable to provide the usual service and wreath-laying ceremony with poetry readings which mark the anniversary of Hardy's passing.
Thomas Hardy and the May Day Festival by Tracy Hayes [Page]
The first day of May marks the onset of warm weather and fertility in Nature, celebrated in festivals such as the Cerealia, involving club-walking and dancing around a beribboned Maypole.
The Late Justin Barnard Charitable Art Exhibition [News]
THS Benefactor's Art to Raise Money for Charity
The Longing of Thomas Hardy and Edward Thomas [Event]
A Lecture by Suzanne Conway
Dorchester Vintage Bus and Coach Running Day [Event]
WHOTT Celebrates Under the Greenwood Tree
Tess of the d'Urbervilles - Rescheduled Annual THS Study Day 2021 [Event]
A day of talks and seminars celebrating Hardy's best loved novel.
[POSTPONED] The Trumpet-Major Study Day [Event]
Marking the 140th anniversary of the publication of Hardy's novel.
Tess of the d'Urbervilles - Annual THS Study Day 2021 [Event]
A day of talks and seminars celebrating Hardy's best loved novel.
'Great Things' by Mark Chutter [Page]
Revisiting THS Memories During Lockdown
The Short Stories of Thomas Hardy Chapter 4: Death, Dying and the Macabre [Page]
By Patrick Tolfree
THS Study Day 2022 - Under the Greenwood Tree [Event]
In Conjunction with the University of Exeter
'A Dorset Year: The Poetry and Prose of William Barnes and Thomas Hardy' [Event]
Beckley and Area Community Benefit Society
On Rainbarrows with Alban O'Brien [Page]
Connecting with Hardy's 'The Sheep-Boy'
Inauguration of Thomas Hardy Memorial Stone [News]
In Stinsford Church at the 2021 THS Conference and Festival
Christmas with the Ridgeway Singers & Band [Event]
A Traditional Dorset Celebration!
Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair 2021 [Event]
A Mixture of Online and Interactive Activities and Presentations
Outer Casterbridge: Hardy and History [Event]
A Festival of Archaeology Walk led by Mark Chutter
The Return of the Native - A Walk [Event]
Follow in the footsteps of Eustacia Vye
Christmas in Mellstock [Event]
A weekend of Music and Song from the West Country as immortalised in the Poems and Novels of Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy and Religion at Sarum College [Event]
A Day Course Led by Richard Franklin
Thomas Hardy: Wessex Love Songs [Event]
Music in Country Churches - Minchinhampton
Thomas Hardy Poetry Group Goes Online [News]
A successful move from physical to virtual appreciation.
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.
Music and Archaeology - An Afternoon of Discovery [Event]
Presented by Turner Sims in partnership with the University of Southampton Music Department and Archaeology Department, and the John Ireland Trust
Fifty Years of THS Birthday Weekend Celebrations [Page]
A brief history by THS Chairman Tony Fincham
Jemima Hardy – The Great Author's Mother by Tracy Hayes [Page]
Jemima Hardy, nee Hand, (1813-1904) was one of the most important people in Thomas Hardy's life.
Thomas Hardy altarpiece is returned to its original splendour [News]
Conservation work to the altarpiece designed by the novelist Thomas Hardy, that was uncovered at All Saints Church in Windsor in 2016, has been carried out by Cliveden Conservation. The altarpiece, which is made up of different types of stone, required various techniques and conservation materials.
Jumping the turnstiles of Chance and Coincidence [News]
Laying the Wreath of Prayers at Westminster Abbeyâ€¦
Under the Cedar Tree [News]
An exhibition of abstract paintings inspired by the history of Athelhampton House and its award winning Gardens
The Thomas Hardy Society Conference and Festival 2022 [Event]
Registration is Open!
Call for Papers: 'Green Hardy' [News]
FATHOM (French Association for Thomas Hardy Studies) Seeks Submissions
Thomas Hardy Birthday Weekend 2023 [Event]
Hardy, Dorchester and World War I
Inspired by Thomas Hardy - Students' Poetry Workshops [News]
An article published in Dorset Year Book 2020
STAND and Thomas Hardy Society Walk Report [News]
A walk to discover how much beautiful Wessex countryside will be lost
Unsung Heroes of HardyLand - Margaret Marande [Page]
A series celebrating the individuals who work behind the scenes to provide us with unique Hardyan experiences.
A Tribute to Professor Rosemarie Morgan [News]
R.I.P. Colleague, Mentor, Friend
Frequently Asked Questions about Thomas Hardy
Tess - A New Musical Adaptation [Event]
A musical dramatization of Thomas Hardy’s novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles for Soprano & Piano.
Notice of Thomas Hardy Society AGM [Event]
Agenda and Minutes of the Last Meeting
The Thomas Hardy Society 2019 AGM and Accounts [Page]
Minutes from the 2019 AGM and details of Accounts
A Ridge in Wessex: South Dorset During the Napoleonic Wars - Andrew North and Mark North [Page]
A Ridge in Wessex: South Dorset During the Napoleonic Wars
Time, Memory and Emotion in The Trumpet-Major - Andrew Hewitt [Page]
Time, Memory and Emotion in The Trumpet-Major
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Starts 11:00 until 16:00
Starts 14:00 until 15:00