The above postcard was recently made know to the society by Owen Dobson B.E.M. It is part of Owen’s personal collection of WW1 memorabilia. More details will appear in the society newsletter in due course.
Geoff, Marie and Steve read appropriate poems at locations on the Yorkley walk.
Geoff reads “In Praise of Ale” outside the Bailey Inn, Marie reads “If We Return” outside Pillowell chapel and Steve reads “In Wartime” from “Poems For Three Sisters” in Pillowell.
In Pillowell Woods book to be launched July 8th
The launch of the new edition of “In Pillowell Woods” written by F W Harvey and produced by the F W Harvey Society wil be at a concert by Pillowell Singers on July 8th.
Following the A.G.M. Jan Bayliss and Doug Mclean played a selection of songs inspired by Will Harvey’s poems.
The photo shows Jan and Doug performing the Song of Minsterworth in Minsterworth Village Hall.
A Forest Offering
Recently the society produced a new edition of “Forest Offering” a collection of some of Will Harvey’s unpublished poems.
Copies are now available for a modest price for members of the society, use the form on the contact page to check availability.
York Notes are used throughout the UK and are well established experts of teaching and learning resources.
They are known for excellence and are respected as approved educational text for all schools at all levels.
This year York Notes have requested and included the poem, “Ducks” by FW Harvey for the year 2018/2019.
It was chosen as an example of English Poetry for children aged between 7 – 11 years. This was chosen as a SATs practice Reading Paper (page 19 – 21)
Pupils of Walmore Hill Primary School produce a superb F W Harvey inspired window.
Above: the window.
Walmore Hill Primary School pupils were inspired by F. W. Harvey’s poem Gloucestershire from Abroad to produce a Remembrance window at the school.