Performance: 'Winter Words'

I leant upon a coppice gate When Frost was spectre-grey, And Winter's dregs made desolate, The weakening eye of day.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Join the New Hardy Players as they weave together a verbal anthology of Hardy's favourite wintry words, against the backdrop of his beloved Thorncombe Woods.

The basics

Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
The performance will be staged at Hardy's Birthplace Visitor Centre.
Other
Although this event is free, donations are welcome.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
23 December 2017 10:30 - 11:15 Available
12:00 - 12:45 Available
28 December 2017 10:30 - 11:15 Available
12:00 - 12:45 Available

Contact Info

Name
Hardy's Cottage
Email
hardyscottage@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01305 262366

Upcoming events

Christmas at the Cottage

Fri 15 Dec 2017
10:00-16:00
Experience a traditional, rural Christmas at Hardy's Cottage

Tranter Dewey's Christmas Party 2017

Wed 20 Dec 2017
19:00-21:00
A celebration of Midwinter and the Christmas season with carols, folksongs, poetry and readings from the works of Thomas Hardy. Performed by Tim Laycock and fiddler Colin Thompson

Carols at the Cottage

Thu 21 Dec 2017
13:30-15:00
A cold, crisp day, the log fire roaring, and the sound of harmonious voices warming the air...

Performance: 'Winter Words'

Sat 23 Dec 2017
10:30-11:15
I leant upon a coppice gate When Frost was spectre-grey, And Winter's dregs made desolate, The weakening eye of day.

Hard times and hungry months

Thu 04 Jan 2018
10:00-16:00
Hardy's Cottage will be open Thursdays to Sundays throughout January and February, with the opportunity to see how hard the Hardy family had it. See website for more details.

Tuneful stories

Sun 14 Jan 2018
13:00-16:00
Tim Laycock brings the Hardy family home to life with music and stories.