On Saturday 2nd May, members of the New Hardy Players will be performing Woodland Words, a 30 minute programme of poetry, prose and drama inspired by the writings of Thomas Hardy. This much- praised programme was first performed at the official opening of The Hardy’s Cottage Visitors Centre, and includes excerpts from Under the Greenwood Tree, The Woodlanders and Far From The Madding Crowd.
1.00pm The first performance at the Hardy’s Birthplace Visitor Centre.
2.15pm we will repeat the performance in the Woods behind Hardy’s Cottage.
3.30pm, to celebrate the release of the new film of Far From the Madding Crowd, we will recreate the entertainment at the Shearing Supper in the garden in front of Hardy’s Cottage. This performance will last approximately 45 minutes. Come along and join in the singing!
Normal National Trust admission applies.