Events


August
2014


Saturday 30th August

H Weston & Sons Ltd
Much Marcle
Ledbury


Poets’ Cider Supper Centenary

Commemoration of the poets’ cider supper at Glyn Iddens with Eleanor Farjeon.
Ticket price: approx. £20 a head, to include a half pint of cider

For details, please email the FDP’s Secretary.


October
2014


Saturday 4th October

Ann Cam School
Bayfield Gardens,
Dymock

Full details will be announced
nearer the time.


AGM Weekend Day 1

10.00  Coffee and Tea
10.30  AGM
11.30  Talk: Jean Moorcroft Wilson on Edward Thomas at war
12.30  Lunch
2.00   Choral concert and poetry readings by Severn Voices
(dir. William Coleman) and Peter Carter (part 1)
3.00   Refreshments
3.30   Choral concert and poetry readings (part 2)
4.30   Close

 


Sunday 5th October

The Quaker Meeting House
Orchard Road
Great Malvern

Full details will be announced
nearer the time.


AGM Weekend Day 2

10.00  Walk
3.00   Talk: Jean Moorcroft Wilson on Siegfried Sassoon
Autumn in Malvern Festival event sponsored by the FDP



Other Events of Interest

July 2014

The Golden Room: Talks, Poetry, Film, Art, Music

Subscription Rooms, George Street, Stroud, GL5 1AE
All Day Saturday 26th July 2014

A centenary symposium celebrating 100 years of the Dymock Poets, featuring talks, panels and creative responses to the work of the Dymock Poets by modern Gloucestershire writers.
Organised by the Cotswold Word Centre

For more details, see The Golden Room’s website.

Malvern Hills Poetry Walk

British Camp car park, Malvern Hills, WR13 6DW
10:30am Monday 28th July 2014

A light ramble with Linda Hart in the idyllic countryside of the Malvern Hills with poetry from the Three Counties.
Part of the Three Choirs Festival

For more details, see The Three Choirs Festival’s page for the walk.

The Dymock poets: a rural idyll ended by war

Kings School, Worcester, WR1 2LL
11:15am Thursday 31th July 2014

This talk by Linda Hart focuses on the six poets associated with the village of Dymock in north-west Gloucestershire in the years before and during the First World War.
Part of the Three Choirs Festival

For more details, see The Three Choirs Festival’s page for the talk.

September 2014

British Poetry of the First World War

Wadham College Oxford, Friday 5th to Sunday 7th September 2014

International conference at Oxford, open to everyone with an interest in the poetry and poets of the Great War.
Organised by the English Association

For more details, see the Conference’s website.

 

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