Literary Lives: The Infants Grammar

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

Thursday 14th September 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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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

William Barnes by Llewelyn Powys

William Barnes by Llewelyn PowysWilliam Barnes by Llewelyn Powys Extract taken from Thirteen Worthies by Llewelyn Powys published in 1923

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