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June 2019

F W Harvey – Yorkley Walk

Saturday June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Community Centre, Yorkley, 2 Bailey Hill, Yorkley, Lydney GL15 4RS
Yorkley,, Gloucestershire GL15 4RS United Kingdom
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Our favourite walk! An easy walk around the village that Will Harvey knew so well. We will recite some of Will’s poems in appropriate locations. Members on the walk are welcome to join in with the recitals if they wish.

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August 2019

A concert celebrating Will Harvey

Friday August 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Minsterworth, St.Peter’s church, St Peter's Church
Minsterworth, Gloucestershire GL2 8JJ United Kingdom
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Part of Gloucester Three Choirs Festival 2019.  A concert celebrating Will Harvey.  The performance will be by The Sabrinensis Chamber Choir, Cranham Handbell Ringers, Gaudemus Youth Strings and conducted by Judith Sheridan. Harvey's story will be woven through music, poetry and readings. Note: this is not a Society event. Numbers are limited!  Book early!

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September 2019

Minsterworth riverside event, poems and the Severn Bore

Monday September 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Minsterworth, St.Peter’s church, St Peter's Church
Minsterworth, Gloucestershire GL2 8JJ United Kingdom
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Members are invited to this riverside event at Minsterworth to coincide with a Severn Bore travelling upstream past St Peter’s Church.  We will recite some of Will’s poems at relevant locations; members are most welcome to join in. We plan to video the recitals using mobile phones to add to a small number of in-situ recitals we already have. There will also be an opportunity to view the F.W. Harvey window in St Peter’s.

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The Melville & Cecil Watts Memorial Lecture 2019

Friday September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Viney St. Swithins Sports & Social Club, Viney St. Swithins Sports & Social Club
Oldcroft, GLOUCESTERSHIRE GL15 4NF
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Featuring a talk by Doug McLean about his career, the Forest Bookshop and publishing books by local authors including F.W. Harvey.

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October 2019

Eric Freeman’s At Home – 2019

Saturday October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Eric Freeman, Byfords Farm, Newent Lane,
Huntley, Gloucestershire GL19 3HH United Kingdom

Society member Eric Freeman, a gentleman Farmer who has received national wards for the preservation of rare breeds is once again extending a warm welcome to Society members to his ‘At home’ at Byford farm. This event is attended by all those who love the farming traditions of Gloucestershire and features Morris dancing, cider tasting and music. This is not a Society event – but members are welcome

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