William Barnes Society Events
Dorset Meetings are held throughout the year, with talks, poetry readings, recitals and other entertainments including excursions to places with special Barnes connections. Annual events include a spring Service of Remembrance at Winterborne Came Church, a June, Summer Lunch and a wreath laying at St. Peter's Church, Dorchester, in October.
- Non-members are welcome to our events as advertised (£3 for entry), William Barnes Society members FREE. For more information on joining click here.
- External events advertised outside of the organisation may be ticketed.
To compensate for cancelled events during the Coronavirus outbreak,
the Society has prepared a programme of virtual events to entertain from the comfort of your home.
Please see the events listed below and keep revisiting the site for more details.
KEEPEN UP O' CHRIS'MAS
18:30 till 20:00
'A Dorset Year: the poetry and prose of William Barnes and Thomas Hardy'
William Barnes Harvest Celebration