Sunday, 6th June 2021 from 11am to 4pm
Photo credits from left to right: D-DPA 1 DOR 403 – A drawing of the proposed Clock tower on the Corn Exchange in 1862 (courtesy of Dorset History Centre).Thomas Hardy and Bicycle – Dorset County Museum © 2019 D-DPA 1 DOR – South Walks 1860 (courtesy of Dorset History Centre). Thomas Hardy – Dorset County Museum © 2019
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~ COMPETITIONS ~
To celebrate THVF2021, many of the shops have themed windows, creatively put together by volunteers. Enjoy the Victorian displays and find the the 7 window stickers to enter the first part of our competition.
Closing date 30th June 2021 at 5pm
Click/tap image to view competition.
Entry forms are also available from shops in Antelope Walk.
Dorchester Town Council has created a Writers’ rose garden in the Borough Gardens. The roses planted were selected from David Austin’s literary collection of English roses, inspired by the English countryside and his love of literature.
Entries shall be judged by a special panel put together by Dorchester Town Council. The winner will be invited to a special ceremony in Borough Gardens in July to memorialise the name on a plaque in the rose garden and receive their prize of a David Austin English shrub rose.
Roses planted are: Bathsheba • Dame Judi Dench • Desdemona • Emily Bronte • Eustacia Vye • Gabriel Oak • Gentle Hermione • Gertrude Jekyll • Jude the Obscure • Lady of Shalott • Olivia Rose Austen • Roald Dahl • Sceptred Isle • Silas Marner • The Country Parson • The Lady Gardener • Vanessa Bell • Wildeve • William and Catherine • Young Lycidas
Completed entry forms to Dorchester Town Council, 19 North Square, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1JF or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Competition ends: 15th July 2021
~ SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION ~
Sponsors will benefit from a large audience, creating positive PR, brand visibility and increased awareness of the organisation. Sponsorship is vital to the success of the Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair and we hope you want to get involved in the 2021 event.
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