About the Society
Founded in 1983, the society exists to enable its members to share fellowship and pleasure in the life and work of William Barnes.
Its membership includes scholars and laymen, those chiefly interested in poetry and others who drawn by his connection with Dorset history and dialect.
The Society organises readings, lectures and walks in William Barnes country.
10:30 till 12:00
Annual Service of Remembrance of William Barnes
Celebrating Dorset in Word and Song
The Serpent and it’s Local Connections
Willam Barnes Society Members Annual Summer Lunch
12:00 till 15:30
William Barnes at Stock Gaylard Oak Fair 2018
14:30 till 16:00
Celebrating William Barnes with Tim Laycock and Friends