'...that wild weird western shore' – A Day Trip to Cornwall

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On July 15, 2018 at 00:00


Old Rectory 

An excursion led by Dr Tony Fincham and Professor Jane Thomas of the THS, Sunday 15th July, 8.30am, to commemorate the 145th anniversary of the publication of A Pair of Blue Eyes.
By coach to the Old Rectory, where Hardy first met Emma in March 1870 – thence to St. Juliot Church – and down to Boscastle Harbour, from where we will explore the Vallency Valley; finally visiting Beeny Cliff and the 'Cliff Without a Name'; all accompanied by plentiful poetry, biographical details, and readings from A Pair of Blue Eyes.
Please meet at Top o' Town car park at 8am.
Tickets, which include travel costs and lunch, are £32. To book a place or for more information please contact Mike Nixon, THS Secretary, on 01305 251501, or email: info@hardysociety.org