Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair 2021

A DORSET CELEBRATION

Sunday, 6th June 2021 from 11am to 4pm

Thomas Hardy’s Casterbridge –
Dorchester Through Time

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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

THVF 2021 will be mostly online. Dorchester’s heritage organisations are collaborating on a presentation demonstrating what life was like in Victorian/Edwardian Dorchester.

The event will go live on SUNDAY, 6th JUNE 2021 at 11am

There will be some live events, including

LIVE MUSIC THROUGHOUT THE DAY

Experience 19th Century “Casterbridge” in Thomas Hardy’s Wessex and have fun dressing up in Victorian attire for this very special Victorian Fair on Sunday, 6th June from 11am to 4pm.

Life & Times of
Thomas Hardy

A year at Max Gate

Life & Times of
Thomas Hardy

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Hardy Gallery

Hardy Gallery

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Thomas Hardy’s Casterbridge

“Dorchester Defined”

Thomas Hardy’s Casterbridge

“Dorchester Defined”
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Worship and Faith

Worship and Faith

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Health and Dorset County Hospital

Health and Dorset County Hospital

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Law and Order

Law and Order

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Transport

Transport

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Entertainment

A Victorian Concert

Entertainment

A Victorian Concert
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The Story of Borough Gardens

The Story of Borough Gardens

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Science

Science

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Military Life

Military Life

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Thomas Hardy Music

Thomas Hardy Music

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There were over 5000 visitors at last year’s Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair.

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