A Walk Around Thomas Hardy's Casterbridge (Dorchester)

Image result for dorchesterA Walk around Thomas Hardy’s Casterbridge (Dorchester)

Meet at the Town Pump at Cornhill (Top end of South Street) for an exploration of Hardy’s Dorchester lead by Alistair Chisholm, Town Crier and Tour Guide Extraordinaire aided by Tony Fincham from the Thomas Hardy Society.

The walk will visit all the main sites in central Dorchester, associated with Hardy’s Life, his Novels and his Poetry. A gentle stroll around this ancient County Town, peppered with plentiful anecdotes plus citations from Hardy’s fiction and verse.

The walk will end at Maumbury Rings, the Roman Amphitheatre of Casterbridge.

 

Listing Details

Sunday 21st October 9.30am

Venue

Town Pump, Cornhill (top of South Street)

Ticket Prices

Adults: £10.00

Booking

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