William Barnes Society Fund-Raising Event to celebrate the life of William Barnes the Dorset dialect poet.
Saturday 24th February 2018
£12.00 double (for couple at the same address)
Members will receive:
Membership Card with Event List
Twice-yearly Newsletter containing details of the latest news, upcoming activities and events
Invites to excursions and events throughout the year.
Here are some of the activities and benefits which members of the society enjoy:
Celebrating the life of William Barnes
Supporting and encouraging the passing on of knowledge of Dorset’s cultural heritage
Supporting literary students in their quest for learning about William Barnes’s life and poetry
Readings of Barnes’ poetry, in National English and Dorset dialect at Dorset related events
Exploring folklore, customs and rural traditions
Members Summer Lunch
Outings and events to Barnes related places
Organised readings, lectures and slide shows
Evenings of folk music, readings and poetry
Payment is due on 1st August. (for a new member who joins after the 31st March, membership remains in force until 1st July in the following year)
Please apply by letter, signed by each applicant with a cheque, made payable to: William Barnes Society.
Click here to download the application form
The Folk-Lore of William Barnes