Literary Lives: The Infants Grammar

Literary Lives: The Infants' Grammar by Alan Chedzoy at the Dorset County Museum

Thursday 14th September 2017

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Founded in 1983, the society exists to enable its members to share fellowship and pleasure in the life and work of William Barnes.

Its membership includes scholars and laymen, those chiefly interested in poetry and others who drawn by his connection with Dorset history and dialect.

The Society organises readings, lectures and walks in William Barnes country.

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Literary Lives: The Infants Grammar Literary Lives: The Infants' Grammar by Alan Chedzoy at the Dorset County Museum Thursday 14th September 2017
Celebrating William Barnes with Tim Laycock and Friends Music and Poetry reading in the garden of Thomas Hardy's Max Gate Saturday 16th September 2017
Morning Service of Remembrance Morning church service to commemorate William Barnes death. Sunday 8th October 2017
Willam Barnes Society Annual General Meeting Followed by performances by John Blackmore entitled West Country Sound and Song Tuesday 10th October 2017

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Tea, Scones and Poetry William Barnes Society Poetry Readings and Cream Tea at Pine Lodge Farm Tea Rooms, Bockhampton, Dorchester. Sunday 16th July 2017
William Barnes Society 2017 Annual Summer Lunch The society annual Summer lunch took place on Saturday 24th June at Cerne Abbas Village Hall, Dorset. Tuesday 27th June 2017
An evening to celebrate the Life and Works of William Barnes As part of Sherborne Literary Festival, a celebration of William Barnes by members of the William Barnes Society at Raleigh Hall, Sherborne, Dorset. Friday 9th June 2017
Annual Service of Remembrance of Dorset Poet A service in honour of the Dorset dialect poet William Barnes was held at St Peter’s Church at Winterborne Came near Dorchester. Sunday 23rd April 2017

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