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2013: Poetry and the Wessex Downs

February 2, 2013

Category: Events (Pre - Aug 2013) |

Saturday 15th June 2013:
Poetry and the Wessex Downs

10.00 am Meet outside the King’s Arms, Portesham  (NGR SY 603857) for a 5-mile circular walk lead by Rebecca Welshman, taking in Admiral Hardy's Monument on Black Down, the archaeological landscapes of the South Dorset Ridgeway, and returning to the King’s Arms for tea in the afternoon.

Walkers are welcome to bring along poems to read which are connected in some way with Wessex - whether written by Hardy, or other authors, or self-penned. Bring picnic lunch. Lunch stop will be at Hardy's Monument and viewpoint.

Part of the Alternative Thomas Hardy Festival


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