Sunday, May 14, 2017

Edward Thomas exhibition, Petersfield, 15 June 2017

The Richard Jefferies Society has planned to visit the Edward Thomas exhibition at Petersfield Museum on Thursday 15 June 2017 at 10.30am, followed by a guided walk.

Transport will be leaving the Richard Jefferies Museum at 9am.

Anyone wishing to attend should inform John Price by 31 May regardless of whether transport is needed or not. Please email:

Edward Thomas, Wayfarer
4 April - 17 June, Temporary Exhibition Gallery
2017 marks the centenary of the death of Edward Thomas, a poet of international renown who produced his most celebrated work while living in Steep. This exhibition will take up the theme of the road or path and the influence this had on both the literature and the life of the poet. It will showcase published items from the significant collection of Tim Wilton-Steer, currently housed in our new Edward Thomas Study Centre, as well as original examples of Thomas’ writing. A selection of contemporary responses to Thomas’ work will include photographs taken by members of the Petersfield Photographic Society.

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