Join nature writer and poet Matthew Oates on Sunday 21 March 2021 as he reads and talks about Edward Thomas’ poem ‘March’.
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Petersfield Museum presents
In association with The Edward Thomas Fellowship
The Edward Thomas Literary Festival 2020 (Digital)
This three-day digital event (1st-3rd October) looks at the life and work of Edward Thomas. It will expand and explore not only his own literary work but how he has inspired others. His love of nature and his sense of place and belonging will also be studied.
Over 20 renowned poets, writers, and academics are taking part. They will include: Daljit Nagra, Kathryn Bevis, Matthew Hollis, the Friends of the Dymock Poets and the Robert Frost Society. New poets such as Jade Cuttle who has recently appeared on BBC’s ‘The Verb’ with Simon Armitage will also be appearing.… Continue Reading
Hello Everyone and welcome to our latest E-Bulletin, which is issued in a situation that many, if not all, of us, could not have foreseen when the last one was sent on 19 March 2020.
In this note:
It is with great sadness that, in the light of the Coronavirus pandemic and government guidelines, the Edward Thomas Study Day scheduled for 13 June 2020 has been postponed.
We are working with the participants and hosts to re-schedule the day, with a programme as close to that proposed this year, for a similar date in June 2021.
Once further information is available it will be posted on this page and in a future edition of the newsletter.
I know many will be disappointed, however we are looking forward to bringing the Study Day to you in 2021, when the new Study Centre in Petersfield Museum will also be open.… Continue Reading
The winning poems have now been announced by our judge, Jane Draycott, whose report may be read by following the link at the foot of this page.
The winning poem is ‘The Reader’ by Sue Davies.
The joint second prizes go to Elena Croitoru for her poem ‘Playground’ and to Jo Peters for her poem ‘snowfall’.
James Driver, Peter Challis, Karin van Heerden, Laura Potts, Virginia Astley and Wendy Manning were all Highly Commended.
To read the prize-winning poems please follow this link Edward Cawston Thomas Poetry Competition 2020 winning poems
You can now read Jane’s report by following this link – Edward Thomas Fellowship Poetry Competition 2020 – Judge’s Report_JDraycott… Continue Reading
The Fellowship has produced this very attractive anthology of winning poems from the last three years Poetry Competition, including the enlightening Judges’ reports.
Many of the poems show that they have learned from Thomas. £5.00, £1.50 p&p.
Fellowship members can buy from the Membership Secretary, email@example.com while others should email firstname.lastname@example.org . Both will take orders and give information about payment methods.… Continue Reading