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Commemorative Merchandise [News]
You may have noticed that we have designed a special logo for this year, celebrating 50 years of the Thomas Hardy Society.
Exploring Thomas Hardy's Wessex [Event]
A lecture by Dr Tony Fincham as part of the Salisbury Literary Festival
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
Hardy's Wessex [Page]
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
Edward Bourne - Drawing Hardyland [Event]
A Presentation of Drawings Inspired by Hardy's Wessex
A History of English Poesy [Page]
An original poem by Edward Black
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
Thomas Hardy Exhibition Project Curator [News]
Wessex Museums Partnership is looking for a Project Curator to lead on the development and delivery of a major temporary exhibition about the life of Thomas Hardy, opening in May 2021.
2020 THS Study Day [Page]
2020 marked the 150th anniversary of the publication of The Trumpet-Major
[CANCELLED] Darkest Wessex: Hardy and the Gothic Short Story [Event]
A Hardy Country Series Lecture by Dr Tracy Hayes
Frequently Asked Questions about Thomas Hardy
A Postcard of your visit to Hardy Country
The 2018 London Lecture [Event]
The 2018 London Lecture will be on Thursday 8th November, at Birkbeck College, in Malet Street.
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:
Thomas Hardy Country Fair [Event]
Thomas Hardy Country Fair at Kingston Maurward from 12 noon onwards on Sunday 15th July 2018
Make Your Voice Heard! Support STAND! Save Hardy's Wessex! [News]
Oppose Cultural Vandalism!
Egdon Heath [Page]
Egdon Heath Dorset - Thomas Hardy Country
Hardy's Wessex Under Threat! [News]
Proposed North of Dorchester Development
Hardy Perennials by Brenda Sharp [Page]
An original dedication
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.
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.
The Trumpet-Major THS Study Day 2020 CHANGE OF VENUE! [Event]
CHANGE OF VENUE!!! THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT!!
Hardy’s Purbeck: Eliza Nicholls & Ethelberta [Event]
The Hand of Ethelberta & A Pair of Blue Eyes
[POSTPONED] The Trumpet-Major Study Day [Event]
Marking the 140th anniversary of the publication of Hardy's novel.
Two Crusted Characters [Event]
A Drawing and Painting Workshop from Life by Gillian Lacey
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.
STAND and Thomas Hardy Society Walk Report [News]
A walk to discover how much beautiful Wessex countryside will be lost
Short stories [Page]
A Visit to Bathsheba Everdene's House [Page]
Cassam Jany visits Waterston Manor
The Folio Society - Collected Poems by Thomas Hardy [News]
Selected and introduced by Robert Macfarlane, Illustrated by Stanley Donwood
Hardy's Wessex Once Again Under Threat! [News]
The STAND Committee have uncovered a deception which could lead to 30 000 homes being built on top of Far From the Madding Crowd land.
Links to Societies promoting Thomas Hardy
Save Our Countryside! [News]
Take a Walk for STAND (Save the Area North of Dorchester) - Developers want to build an urban area larger than Poundbury on Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowd country.
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: Fate, Exclusion and Tragedy [News]
A Brand New Sky Arts Documentary for September
The Thomas Hardy Society 2019 AGM and Accounts [Page]
Minutes from the 2019 AGM and details of Accounts
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
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
2019 THS Study Day [Page]
2019 marked the 145th anniversary of the publication of Far From the Madding Crowd
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?
Thomas Hardy: A Beginner's Guide [Page]
Thomas Hardy: A Beginner's Guide
Hardy and Lockdown by Tracy Hayes [Page]
Hardy and Lockdown
Twenty-Fourth International Thomas Hardy Conference and Festival - 2021 [Event]
The rescheduled conference IS STILL GOING AHEAD!
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
Unsung Heroes of HardyLand - Margaret Marande [Page]
A series celebrating the individuals who work behind the scenes to provide us with unique Hardyan experiences.
Best and Worst Poems of Thomas Hardy [Page]
A Blog by Thomas Tyrrell on Hardy's Poetic Oeuvre
Call for Papers: 'Green Hardy' [News]
FATHOM (French Association for Thomas Hardy Studies) Seeks Submissions
PETER TAIT, THOMAS HARDY'S WOMEN: IN LIFE AND LITERATURE [News]
A Thomas Hardy Society Book Review by Dr Tracy Hayes