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June 2018

F W Harvey themed Yorkley Walk

Saturday 23rd June 2018 @ 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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A stroll around the village visiting places that inspired F. W. Harvey with Steve Cooper and Geoff Davis with readings of some F W Harvey poems. A highlight of the day is an invitation to tea and cakes at the Yorkley home of the poet, now owned and lived in by his granddaughter and her husband. £2 or donation. Below: an unusual carving that we will see on the walk. A carved treestump

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September 2018

High above Gloucester and the Severn Plain

Friday 14th September 2018 @ 8:00 am - Saturday 15th September 2018 @ 5:00 pm

This is not a F H Harvey Society organised event - but may be of interest to members. The Musical Brain, in collaboration with The Ivor Gurney Society, is presenting Ivor Gurney: High above Gloucester and the Severn Plain, two days of walks, talks, discussions and concerts, exploring and celebrating Gurney’s life and work. The two days will be led by broadcaster, writer and composer Stephen Johnson and Gurney scholar Eleanor Rawling, with James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook performing in…

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A Social Evening at Viney St Swithin’s Social Club

Friday 21st September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

An informal evening for members and guests, with refreshments.

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October 2018

Eric Freeman’s At Home – 2018

Saturday 6th October 2018 @ 5:30 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. No charge. Guests are invited to bring an apple pie, raffle prizes or similar.

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November 2018

WWI Exhibition at Nash Hall, nr Newport.

Saturday 10th November 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nash Church WWI Exhibition

David and Sue Waters - “ ... details of a WW1 Exhibition taking place in the small village of Nash, south of Newport. The reason being, , Will Harvey's and my Grandfather were Brothers, and were born in this locality. I am therefore including a feature on his Family, his life, and his Poetry. We did wonder if any of his descendents would be interested but have no knowledge of their whereabouts. However it would be good to welcome any of your…

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The Melville & Cecil Watts Memorial Lecture 2018

Friday 23rd November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Minsterworth Village Hall, Minsterworth Village Hall
On the A48, Gloucestershire GL2 8JH United Kingdom

Featuring another of Melville’s acclaimed films (‘Salmon Fishing on the Severn’, originally 16mm!), by kind permission of John Thurston, F.W. Harvey Society life member. Re-arranged date from 25th October due to road closure of the A48.

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