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
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
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
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
Mr and Mrs Hardy will welcome you to afternoon tea in their garden.

Open-air theatre: 'Othello'

Fri 21 Jul 2017
An evening of picnics and performance on the croquet lawn.

Flute and harp with Virginia and Florence Astley

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