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Poems [Page]
Poems by Thomas Hardy

Poem Commentaries [Page]
Poem Commentaries

A Mellstock Poems Walk [Page]
A Mellstock poems walk at the very heart of Hardy country Dorset.

Mellstock Poems Walk [Event]
Meet at Thorncombe Wood Car Park (NGR SY724922) for a gentle four mile walk through the heart of Hardy Country

Thomas Hardy Poems to Music [Page]
An Adaptation by Composer Laurence Hughes

Inspired by Thomas Hardy: An Anthology of Students' Poems 2019 [News]
A beautiful collection of original works by students passionate about emulating Hardy

'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.

The Face At The Casement [Event]
?Readings and Poems to be recited outside St. Clether Vicarage, the 17thC cottage which was home to William Sergant, Hardy's love rival for Emma Gifford.

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 Poetry Group Goes Online [News]
A successful move from physical to virtual appreciation.

Tatterdemalion and Tim Laycock - 'Satires of Circumstance' [Event]
A Musical Performance of a Treasured Volume of Hardy Poetry for the Thomas Hardy Society Conference and Festival 2021

Woman Much Missed - Book Launch at Waterstones [Event]
The New Book by Professor Mark Ford on Hardy, Emma and Poetry

Hardy's Wessex [Page]
Hardy's Wessex

Hardy's Birthday Weekend Celebrations [Event]
A celebration of Hardy's 179th birthday

'Great Things' and 'The Oxen' [Page]
Original Settings of Two Hardy Poems by John Whittaker

Dead Poets Live return to Wilton's to tell the ghost story of Thomas Hardy's love poetry. [Event]
Every bereavement is a kind of ghost story. When Thomas Hardy’s wife Emma died unexpectedly in 1912, her loss unstoppered a flood of poetry in Hardy.

'A Dorset Year: The Poetry and Prose of William Barnes and Thomas Hardy' [Event]
Beckley and Area Community Benefit Society

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

Fare Thee Well, Cold Winter [News]
Upwey Music presents the Ridgeway Singers & Band, led by Phil Humphries and Tim Laycock, in 'Fare Thee Well, Cold Winter’, a special programme of Dorset music, stories and poems to celebrate the coming of spring.

Men Who March Away [Event]
Men Who March Away

The Chosen by Elizabeth Lowry [Event]
The Chosen by Elizabeth Lowry

‘Woman much missed’: The Chosen by Elizabeth Lowry [Event]
An Online Talk for Wessex Museums

The Longing of Thomas Hardy and Edward Thomas [Event]
A Lecture by Suzanne Conway

'Hardy's Subjunctive Mood' [Event]
A THS Conference/Festival Lecture by Professor Tim Armstrong

Reading the Signs by Jim Potts [News]
A new book of poetry featuring Dorset

Resources [Page]

'Thomas Hardy Sends an Email' [Event]
A THS Conference/Festival Evening of Poetry with Alison Brackenbury

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

The Mellstock Band Performance [Event]
The Mellstock Band Performing for the Victorian Fayre

Thomas Hardy and Art [Event]
From the National Gallerys Collection in 1861 to Hardys exploration of artistic themes in his poetry and prose

The Folio Society - Collected Poems by Thomas Hardy [News]
Selected and introduced by Robert Macfarlane, Illustrated by Stanley Donwood

THS London Lecture 2021 - Professor Mark Ford [Event]
Professor Mark Ford - 'Four Poems About London by Hardy'

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

Annual Wreath-Laying Ceremony at Thomas Hardy's Tomb [News]
In a poignant annual tradition, a gathering of some dozens assembled at Westminster Abbey on the 13th of January to pay homage to Thomas Hardy, whose ashes, along with a sprinkling of Wessex soil, rest in Poets’ Corner.

Thomas Hardy Songs [Page]
Original Compositions by Thorium Star

Where the Picnic Was with a Musical Accompaniment by Gary Cunliffe [Page]
A sublime poetry reading experience

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

Timeline [Page]

Hardy Perennials by Brenda Sharp [Page]
An original dedication

Ridgeway Singers & Band 10th Anniversary Concert - Bridport [Event]
Ridgeway Singers & Band 10th Anniversary Concert

A Review of the Inspired By Thomas Hardy Poetry Anthologies [News]
By Richard House - Self & Society: An International Journal for Humanistic Psychology

Edward Bourne - Drawing Hardyland [Event]
A Presentation of Drawings Inspired by Hardy's Wessex

I’d always liked the carols that evoked a winter landscape, such as “The Holly and the Ivy”, “Good King Wenceslas” and “In the Deep Midwinter”, so began to think about poems that were also redolent of the season.

Best and Worst Poems of Thomas Hardy [Page]
A Blog by Thomas Tyrrell on Hardy's Poetic Oeuvre

Ridgeway Singers & Band 10th Anniversary Concert - Ansty [Event]
Ridgeway Singers & Band 10th Anniversary Concert

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.

In Praise [Page]
An Original Poem by Jon B. Stobbart

Hardys Purbeck: Eliza Nicholls & Ethelberta [Event]
The Hand of Ethelberta & A Pair of Blue Eyes

William Barnes - Region and Nation [News]
The William Barnes Society Summer Talk

Ridgeway Singers and Band present ‘To Keep Old Christmas Up!’ [Event]
Ridgeway Singers and Band present ‘To Keep Old Christmas Up!’

Word Takes Wing by Wyvern [Event]
Word Takes Wing - an original folk-drama taken from Hardy's notebooks

A Hardy Walk Around Fordington [Event]
A THS Conference/Festival Event

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

Hardy and Costume: An Interactive Workshop [Event]
A THS Conference/Festival Workshop with Lucy Brown

Thomas Hardy: A Beginner's Guide [Page]
Thomas Hardy: A Beginner's Guide

Short stories [Page]
Short stories

'Wessex Heights – Thomas Hardy and Romanticism' [Event]
A THS Conference/Festival Lecture by Dr Tony Fincham

'Voices From Home: A Poetry Performance in Dialect' [Event]
A THS Conference/Festival Presentation by Dr Alan Chedzoy

When I set out for Lyonnesse [Event]
When I set out for Lyonnesse, One hundred and fifty years ago. A celebration of Thomas Hardys first visit to Cornwall in March 1870

Hardy and the Classroom [News]
Two recent events by Thomas Hardy Society members for teachers and students of nineteenth-century texts at GCSE Level

2016 THS Conference [Page]
Celebrating 130 years since the publication of The Mayor of Casterbridge


Thomas Hardy Confidential [Event]
A fascinating fresh appreciation of a great writer and the people and places he immortalised.

An Evening of Poetry and Conversation with Professor Mark Ford [Event]
An Event for the Thomas Hardy Society 2021 Conference and Festival

Going The Rounds 2021 [Event]
A Biennial THS Event in Conjunction with Tim Laycock and Dorset Musicians

Students Seek to Emulate Hardy [News]
The National Trust presents awards to student winners of the Thomas Hardy Young Poetry Prize

Dorchester Through the Lens of Thomas Hardy [Event]
A Talk by THS Chairman Mark Chutter Hosted by Dorset Museum

Wyvern - Word Takes Wing [Event]
An original folk drama drawing on the notebooks of Thomas Hardy

2021 THS Student Essay Competition [News]
Hardy and Religion

Thomas Hardy: Wessex Love Songs [Event]
Music in Country Churches - Minchinhampton

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

Inspired by Thomas Hardy - An Anthology of Students Works 2020 [News]
The latest anthology of work inspired by Hardy - edited by Dr Faysal Mikdadi

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

Inspired by Thomas Hardy - Students' Poetry Workshops [News]
An article published in Dorset Year Book 2020

The Thomas Hardy Birthday Weekend [News]
A report and pictures by Richard Franklin

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

A competition in honour of one who tirelessly promoted education and personal creativity

Christmas with the Ridgeway Singers & Band [Event]
A Traditional Dorset Celebration!

Call For Papers: The Twenty-Sixth International Thomas Hardy Conference & Festival [News]
The deadline for the 2024 Thomas Hardy International Conference and Festival Call for Papers has been extended to February 1st. Please note that any postgraduate student whose proposal is successful will be able to apply to the Society for a bursary.

Life [Page]
Thomas Hardy

Christmas in Mellstock [Event]
A weekend of Music and Song from the West Country as immortalised in the Poems and Novels of Thomas Hardy

Mr Hardy - Stories That Take You Into the Heart of Nature [News]
The Rites of Way With Mr Hardy Project

Tea with William Barnes [News]
Our Annual Celebration of the Dorset Dialect Poet! Dialect poet William Barnes relished the huge variety of country dances

Thomas Hardy Society Wreath-Laying Ceremony at Westminster Abbey [News]
A Review by Mark Chutter

Westminster Abbey Anniversary Wreath-Laying 2023 [News]
A review by THS Chairman Mark Chutter

McCarthy Stone Thomas Hardy Poetry Competition [News]
Win 150 Book Vouchers!

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.

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

Great Things [Page]
An original musical score by Wasyl Sydorenko, with words by Thomas Hardy

Important Thomas Hardy Correspondence Purchase [News]
Important letter will guarantee long-term access to Archives

Our Partners [Page]
Learn more about the Hardy Country initiative partners

Links [Page]
Links to Societies promoting Thomas Hardy

'Great Things' by Mark Chutter [Page]
Revisiting THS Memories During Lockdown

A THS Message [News]
News from the Chairman and Secretary

FAQ [Page]
Frequently Asked Questions about Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy Society Birthday Weekend 2021 [News]
Celebrating Hardy's 181st Birthday!

The Thomas Hardy Society Conference and Festival 2022 [Event]
Registration is Open!

Thomas Hardy Society Conference 2010 Reportby Brenda Parry [Page]
Brenda's highlights of the 2010 Conference

2019 [Page]
Minutes from the 2019 AGM and details of Accounts

Thomas Hardy Birthday Weekend 2023 [Event]
Hardy, Dorchester and World War I

Unsung Heroes of HardyLand - Margaret Marande [Page]
A series celebrating the individuals who work behind the scenes to provide us with unique Hardyan experiences.

Thomas Hardy and Sylvia Townsend Warner: Wessex Writers [Event]
Thomas Hardy and Sylvia Townsend Warner: Wessex Writers

Hardy and Valentine's Day by Tracy Hayes [Page]
The most famous instance of a Valentine appearing in Hardy's works is of course the chapter 'Sortes Sanctorum' in Far From the Madding Crowd.

A Thomas Hardy Society Book Review by Dr Tracy Hayes

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

Celebrating 150 Years Since Hardy Met Emma Gifford [Page]
A trip to Cornwall in the footsteps of Hardy and Emma

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

STAND and Thomas Hardy Society Walk Report [News]
A walk to discover how much beautiful Wessex countryside will be lost

Purchase of New Hardy Letter [News]
The Thomas Hardy Society in conjunction with the Dorset History Centre have purchased a newly discovered letter by Hardy

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

Save Our Dorchester, Save Your County Town! [News]
Stop the development of 4000 on the Water Meadows!

A Tribute to Professor Rosemarie Morgan [News]
R.I.P. Colleague, Mentor, Friend

Twenty-Fourth International Thomas Hardy Conference and Festival - 2021 [Event]
The rescheduled conference IS STILL GOING AHEAD!

Time, Memory and Emotion in The Trumpet-Major - Andrew Hewitt [Page]
Time, Memory and Emotion in The Trumpet-Major

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?

REVIEW: What I Really Think of My Husband by Cari Jones [News]
Last November I happened to be staying in London when there were not one but two Hardy plays on! One was at Wiltons Music Hall, Whitechapel. The other was at the Golden Goose Theatre, Camberwell.

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