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2011: The Harvest Weekend

October 1, 2011

Category: Events (Pre - Aug 2013) |

7th-8th October 2011:
The Harvest Weekend

 
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Friday 7th October: National Poetry Day

7.30pm: Informal poetry reading at Max Gate, led by Jacqueline Dillion, Hardy scholar in residence. Tickets (to include one free drink): £7 (members £5).

Saturday 8th October: Tess: The Turbervilles and Kingsbere -  A Walk from Bere Regis

10.30 am:  Meet at Bere Regis Car Park, Turberville Road (NGR SY 847 948) for a visit to the church of St John the Baptist and a 5-mile circular walk led by Sue Clarke – across the Bere Stream to Egdon Heath, over undulating terrain with fine views, liable to be muddy in places. Pub lunch in the village.

5.30 pm: The Thomas Hardy Society Annual General Meeting at Max Gate.

7.30pm:  A Harvest Supper at Max Gate. After supper, Bonny Sartin of the Yetties will entertain with music and poetry. Tickets: £12 (non-members £14).

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