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2011: Tess Anniversary Walk to Emminster

August 17, 2011

Category: Events (Pre - Aug 2013) |

17th September 2011:
Tess Anniversary Walk from Flintcomb Ash to Emminster

Tess Cottage Evershot

Saturday 17th September 9.30am -Meet in the Square at Beaminster (NGR ST480013) for an 18-mile walk in thefootsteps ofTess of the d’Urbervilles, faithfully following the route of her abortive visit to Parson Clare. Transport will be arranged from Beaminster to the start of the walk – The Brace of Pheasants at Plush. Led by Tony Fincham. Bring a packed lunch. The walk is free, but to facilitate transport arrangements please book your place in advance.

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Saturday 17th September 7.30pm - The Sound of Tess: Discovering Baron Frederic d'Erlanger and his Opera 

An illustrated talk by Barry Ferguson (piano) with Abbi Temple (soprano), Clement Hetherington (tenor), Jonathan Prentice (baritone) and Rachel Gough (violin). 

In The Victorian Gallery, Dorchester County Museum.

Tickets: £12 (members £10).

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