Max Gate

Atmospheric Victorian home designed by Thomas Hardy

Max Gate

Things to see and do

Things to see and do at Max Gate

Upcoming events

Theatre: 'A Few Crusted Characters'

Mon 29 May 2017
12:00-12:30
Market day in Casterbridge. A carrier's cart rolls slowly out of town. A stranger joins the passengers, and a story begins...

'Tuneful Stories' - Poetry and performance at Max Gate

Fri 09 Jun 2017
13:00-16:00
Hardy's homes come alive with poetry, music and performance this summer as Tim Laycock, performer in residence, explores the writer's love of poetry, music and 'tuneful stories'.

Poetry at Max Gate - Thomas Hardy

Wed 21 Jun 2017
15:00-16:00
The New Hardy Players will be exploring Hardy's poetry, through readings at Max Gate.

High Tea with Mr Hardy and J M Barrie

Thu 06 Jul 2017
16:00-17:00
Mr and Mrs Hardy will welcome you to afternoon tea in their garden.

Open-air theatre: 'Othello'

Fri 21 Jul 2017
18:00-21:00
An evening of picnics and performance on the croquet lawn.

Flute and harp with Virginia and Florence Astley

Tue 12 Sep 2017
12:00-12:30
Music, stories and poetry with a Max Gate theme bring Thomas Hardy's house to life.
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