Category: Dymock Poets

‘Edward Thomas and nature: melancholy, ecstasy and “the strange Sweetness”’

Friday 5th Oct, 6pm, TC001, FCH Campus Don’t miss this public lecture by Anna Stenning in which she will introduce the life of the Edwardian poet and countryside writer Edward Thomas. Anna will discuss Thomas’ experiences of joy…

University Archives and Special Collections celebrates the Dymock Poets on 1 December

The University of Gloucestershire Special Collections and Archives is launching the Dymock Poets Online Catalogue. Several years in preparation, this database makes the Archives Dymock holdings accessible for the first time and is a tremendous research resource. To celebrate,…

Edward Thomas and Gloucestershire: Heather Cobby MA reports on the May Hill celebrations

The School of Humanities has been celebrating its long-standing connections with the Dymock Poets. The University  Special Collections and Archives houses the Gloucestershire Poets, Writers and Artists Collection, and in June the School joined forces with the Edward Thomas…

Bringing Gloucestershire poetry to Gloucestershire schools: a new DegreePlus opportunity

Bluebells in Dymock Woods, 2014. Photo: HWeeks Here is an exciting internship opportunity through DegreePlus that will be of especial interest to anyone who loves poetry and is seeking classroom experience.   The  Dymock Poets were a group of writers…

Writing and Walking in Ledbury

English Literature and Creative Writing students at the University of Gloucestershire were invited to an event on the theme of writing and walking that took place in Ledbury on the 25th October. Anna Stenning (PhD candidate at the University of Worcester)…

Gloucestershire’s own Poets’ Corner

Of the many writers and artists who have drawn inspiration from Gloucestershire and the borderlands, the Dymock Poets represent a particular moment in English life in the years leading up to WW1. Edward Thomas, Rupert Brooke, Eleanor Farjeon,…

Research seminar on Edward Thomas, poet of Gloucestershire and WW1

The Centre for Writing, Place and History   presents         ‘”The sun filled earth and heaven with a great light”: Edward Thomas’s poetic evocation of the weather world’   Anna Stebbing (University of Worcester)  …