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)
The Society is currently working on production of new re-prints of “In Pillowell woods, and other poems” by F W Harvey – first published by Harris of Lydney and “Forest Offering” – a collection of 17 F W Harvey poems originally produced by Frank Green who was headmaster of Viney Hill School.
These are both small collections of poems in pamphlet form that are now very hard to come by.
Members and guests on the banks of the Severn at Minsterworth.
Members and guests enjoy a riverside walk on the banks of the river Severn at Minsterworth. Steve Cooper and Susan Warren read appropriate poems to the walkers in several locations that F W Harvey knew so well.
In Flanders to be read at centenary of Passchendaele in July.
The Society is pleased to announce that the reading of ‘In Flanders’ written by F W Harvey will be part of a live event in Ypres Market Square on the evening of 30th July 2017.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is organising the performance which will use a range of contemporary digital projection techniques to bring history to life and will be supported by live spoken and musical performances. The event will creatively tell the story of the war in the Ypres Salient from 1914, with a particular focus on the Third Battle of Ypres of 1917. Passchendaele is one of the national commemorations in Her Majesty’s Government’s four-year First World War Centenary programme.
Congratulations to Roger Deeks, who jointly founded the F.W. Harvey Society in January 2010. Roger was recently appointed Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Gloucestershire. This is a lifetime appointment. Roger will represent the Queen at events throughout the county.