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A Return of the Native Walk [Page]
To fully appreciate the atmosphere – the true solitude - of Egdon Heath set out on this walk at daybreak

Egdon Heath [Page]
Egdon Heath Dorset - Thomas Hardy Country

Mrs Yeobrights Last Walk [Event]
To celebrate the 175th anniversary of the publication of The Return of the Native.

Hardy Perennials by Brenda Sharp [Page]
An original dedication

Alan Johnson - Thomas Hardy and My Life in Books [Event]
A Special Talk for the Thomas Hardy Society Conference 2021

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.

'Love, praise, indifference, blame' [Event]
Phillip Mallett, University of St Andrews. This talk looks at some of the 150 or so poems Hardy wrote about his first wife, Emma, after her death in 1912.

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.

A Walk to Rainbarrow and Mistover Knap, Where Tess and Eustacia Overlap [Event]
A THS walk to accompany the Tess Study Day

Hardy's Wessex [Page]
Hardy's Wessex

The Trumpet-Major Study Day CFP [News]
The Thomas Hardy Society Invites Presentation Proposals

Hardy's Budmouth [Event]
A THS Conference/Festival Event

'Flawed Icons and Verbal Texts: Textual Criticism and the Cambridge Edition of the Novels and Stories of Thomas Hardy' *This event will be presented v [Event]
A THS Conference/Festival Lecture by Professor Richard Nemesvari *This event will be presented via recording*

2020 THS Study Day [Page]
2020 marked the 150th anniversary of the publication of The Trumpet-Major

Timeline [Page]
Timeline

Thomas Hardy and the Influence of Conflict [Event]
At Dorset Museum with Kate Adie, Phillip Mallett and Tai-Chun Ho

Revised THS Programme 2020 [News]
A revised programme in light of Covid-19.

The Trumpet-Major THS Study Day 2020 CHANGE OF VENUE! [Event]
CHANGE OF VENUE!!! THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT!!

Mellstock [Page]
Mellstock Dorset - Thomas Hardy Country

[POSTPONED] The Trumpet-Major Study Day [Event]
Marking the 140th anniversary of the publication of Hardy's novel.

On Rainbarrows with Alban O'Brien [Page]
Connecting with Hardy's 'The Sheep-Boy'

Obituary for Helga Schulz [News]
A Dedication to a Life-Long Lover of Hardy

Hardy and Shakespeare by Tracy Hayes [Page]
Thomas Hardy's relationship with Shakespeare began at a relatively early age. At 13, while attending Isaac Last's school, he had already read all of Shakespeare's tragedies

Wareham Choral Society Presents 'Dorset Jubilate' [Event]
Featuring Hardy's 'The Oxen' and 'The Darkling Thrush'

Under the Greenwood Tree Walk [Event]
A Walk to coincide with the THS 2022 Study Day - led by Derek Pride

Hardy and Gothic Wessex [Event]
A Weekend Conference Featuring Dorset's Darker Side!

R.I.P. Dr Jack Schwarz - Passionate Hardyan [News]
Donation to the THS in honour of Dr Jack Schwarz

Tess of the D'Urbervilles at Maumbury Rings [Event]
A Dorchester Arts Production

Dorchester Vintage Bus and Coach Running Day [Event]
WHOTT Celebrates Under the Greenwood Tree

Life [Page]
Thomas Hardy

The Coppice Gate [Page]
An original poem by Brenda Sharp

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.

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS 10th – 19th September 2021 ‘Edible England’ [News]
Thomas Hardy Society CREATIVE WRITING COMPETITION!

A Thomas Hardy Christmas Quiz! [News]
Hardy 100 Years Ago - by Rod Drew

Call for Papers: 'Green Hardy' [News]
FATHOM (French Association for Thomas Hardy Studies) Seeks Submissions

Hardy's Wessex Under Threat! [News]
Proposed North of Dorchester Development

PETER TAIT, THOMAS HARDY'S WOMEN: IN LIFE AND LITERATURE [News]
A Thomas Hardy Society Book Review by Dr Tracy Hayes

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 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.

Thomas Hardy Poetry Workshops in Schools [News]
THS Academic Director Dr Faysal Mikdadi leads Hardy poetry workshops in schools across England

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

Pascale Petit - Tiger Girl [News]
A new poetry collection

Hardy and Lockdown by Tracy Hayes [Page]
Hardy and Lockdown

Thomas Hardy's 'Weathers' and Sprigged Muslin [Page]
An illustrated article by Elizabeth von Witanovski

One hundred letters sent to Thomas Hardy made public for the first time [News]
Thomas Hardy’s position as one of Britain’s preeminent writers meant he received thousands of letters from fans, friends and members of the public to express their admiration or enlist his support.

Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy: Songs From the French Wars - Jerry Bird [Page]
Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy: Songs From the French Wars

The Trumpet-Major: A Happy Wessex Pastoral Romance or a Clumsy Historical Narrative? - Faysal Mikdadi [Page]
The Trumpet-Major: A Happy Wessex Pastoral Romance or a Clumsy Historical Narrative?

Tess - A New Musical Adaptation [Event]
A musical dramatization of Thomas Hardy’s novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles for Soprano & Piano.

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