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2018 Patrick Tolfree Student Essay Competition

March 10, 2018   00:00

THE PATRICK TOLFREE STUDENT ESSAY COMPETITION 2018 Welcome to this year's Patrick Tolfree essay competition, open to students of any academic...

This week

Hall Green Little Theatre presents - Far From the Madding Crowd

March 23, 2018   19:00

The Hall Green Little Theatre in Birmingham are pleased to present Far From the Madding Crowd adapted by Jessica Swale from the novel by Thomas...

This month

Men Who March Away

March 28, 2018   18:30

Men Who March Away is a Dorchester Arts Event, but is supported and sponsored by the Hardy Society.  This full-length play, with music, will be...


Thomas Hardy Society Study Day

April 7, 2018   10:00

Following the success of our inaugural Thomas Hardy Society Study Day, we are now looking forward to the second such occasion. This event will again...

Tea at the Athenaeum Club

April 23, 2018   00:00

This visit to the famous Athenaeum Club in London is a unique opportunity to frequent Hardy's favourite gentlemen's club.  As well...


2018 Birthday Weekend

June 2, 2018   10:00

The 2018 Birthday Weekend will begin on Saturday 2nd June (168 years after Hardy was born). Our events begin with a 3-4 mile walk on Egdon Heath, in...


Wessex Historic Omnibus Trust Day in Dorchester

August 12, 2018   15:00

This WHOTT Running Day provides a unique opportunity to travel in Hardy Country in a vintage bus, with commentary provided by a Hardy Society...


Mrs Yeobright's Last Walk

September 1, 2018   16:28

This 8 mile walk begins at Thorncombe Wood Car Park and is led by Tony Fincham Bring a packed lunch and plenty to drink as there are no facilities en...


The 2018 London Lecture

November 8, 2018   19:30

The 2018 London Lecture will be on Thursday 8th November, at Birkbeck College, in Malet Street. The Lecture will be given by Professor...