Going The Rounds

At Christmas time the lanes around Hardy's birthplace echo to traditional Dorset carols as the Thomas Hardy Society and musicians 'The Madding Crowd' re-enact 'Going the Rounds' from 'Under the Greenwood Tree'.

As she follows the performance around the original locations, local writer and broadcaster Claire Kendall-Price, discovers how traditional customs, places and people feature in the novel during this seasonal celebration of Thomas Hardy's Wessex.

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At Christmas time the lanes around Hardy's birthplace echo to traditional Dorset carols as the Thomas Hardy Society and musicians 'The Madding Crowd' re-enact 'Going the Rounds' from 'Under the Greenwood Tree'.

As she follows the performance around the original locations, local writer and broadcaster Claire Kendall-Price, discovers how traditional customs, places and people feature in the novel during this seasonal celebration of Thomas Hardy's Wessex.

2003121820041220

At Christmas time the lanes around Hardy's birthplace echo to traditional Dorset carols as the Thomas Hardy Society and musicians 'The Madding Crowd' re-enact 'Going the Rounds' from 'Under the Greenwood Tree'.

As she follows the performance around the original locations, local writer and broadcaster Claire Kendall-Price, discovers how traditional customs, places and people feature in the novel during this seasonal celebration of Thomas Hardy's Wessex.