Morning Service of Remembrance

Morning church service to commemorate William Barnes death.

Sunday 8th October 2017

William Barnes Merchandise

A selection, of William Barnes and Dorset related merchandise from postcards, books, and CDs

Dorset Dialect Trails Playing Cards

Dorset Dialect Trails Playing Cards

A unique set of playing cards celebrating the historic town of Dorchester and poet, William Barnes. Each card contains a visual reference to Dorchester and a Dorset dialect word.

The Bride Night Fire

The Bride Night Fire

Alan Chedzoy reads 23 Dorset Poems by William Barnes and Thomas Hardy, with songs performed by the Yetties

William Barnes Poems of the Seasons Postcards

William Barnes Poems of the Seasons Postcards

Each card is beautifully illustrated with a dialect poem by William Barnes

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Forthcoming events

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
Keepen Up O' Chris'mas Festive celebrations in words and music. Refreshments: Christmas cake, chocolate log, mince pies and more. Tuesday 12th December 2017
Willam Barnes Society Members Annual Summer Lunch Willam Barnes Society Members Annual Summer Lunch Saturday 23rd June 2018

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Stock Gaylard Oak Fair 2017 Once again Members of the William Barnes Society were invited on August 27th to The Stock Gaylard Oak Fair. for the special event celebrating woodcraft, timber, conservation and the countryside. Monday 28th August 2017
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

The Folk-Lore of William Barnes

The Folk-Lore of William BarnesThe Folk-Lore of William Barnes The Folk-Lore of William Barnes by John Symonds Udal

The Bride Night Fire

The Bride Night FireThe Bride Night Fire Alan Chedzoy reads 23 Dorset Poems by William Barnes and Thomas Hardy, with songs performed by the Yetties
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