William Barnes at Stock Gaylard Oak Fair

Please do come along and join us on Sunday 27th August at St Barnabas Church, midday and again at 3:30pm and enjoy a little of the great man, William Barnes.

Sunday 27th August 2017

On Tuesday 19th September 2017 17:30

A celebration of William Barnes by members of the William Barnes Society at Crossway's Library. Come and hear Dorset's very own famous poet as he was meant to be heard.

Entry: Friends of Crossway's Library/ WBS Members £2 Non-Members £3

In music, poetry and song
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To screw scramly about (of a man), to screw the limbs scramly as from rheumatism

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William Barnes at Stock Gaylard Oak Fair Please do come along and join us on Sunday 27th August at St Barnabas Church, midday and again at 3:30pm and enjoy a little of the great man, William Barnes. Sunday 27th August 2017
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
A celebration of William Barnes: The Dorset Poet in music, poetry and song A celebration of William Barnes: The Dorset Poet in music, poetry and song Tuesday 19th September 2017

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