What’s on around the Petersphere

Discover and enjoy events in Petersfield and the villages

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Daniella gets ready for FitzRoy’s Around the World challenge

Daniella has taken part in countless half marathons, three marathons and a full Ironman in Copenhagen, and for her next venture she’ll be taking part in FitzRoy’s Around the World in 80 Days Challenge. She’ll be joining people across the country who will be collectively covering 25,127 miles to help transform the lives of the people […]

The Edward Thomas Literary Festival

Online

Join us for an inspirational three days of talks, walks, screenings, readings, discussion and debate all from the comfort of your own home as Petersfield Museum and The Edward Thomas Fellowship bring you the inaugural Edward Thomas Literary Festival. This three-day digital event (1st-3rd October) takes the life and work of local poet Edward Thomas […]

Highlights from Faber’s History as a Poetry Publisher- Online Event

Petersfield Museum and Flora Twort Gallery 1 St Peter's Road, Petersfield

Discover the story of how Faber & Faber became one of the biggest and renowned poetry publishing houses in the world with this digital talk! Founded in 1929, Faber & Faber has published Edward Thomas since 1938, making him part of a list that includes many of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. In […]

Places of Inspiration: Identifying the places that inspired Edward Thomas- Online Event

Petersfield Museum and Flora Twort Gallery 1 St Peter's Road, Petersfield

Discover some of the locations that inspired the work of poet, Edward Thomas. Some of the locations of Thomas's poems are obvious, others have been identified through the poet’s writings and some may be composite or imaginary landscapes. However there are a number of poems where more precise identification is possible drawing on his extensive writings and […]

‘Sad Songs of Autumn Mirth’: Lessons on Nature, Mental Health and Edward Thomas- Online Event

Petersfield Museum and Flora Twort Gallery 1 St Peter's Road, Petersfield

This talk explores the relationship between nature and mental health in the poetry of Edward Thomas and reflects on the contemporary relevance of the poet's treatment of this subject. Throughout his life Edward Thomas suffered from severe bouts of depression that he examined with unflinching honesty in his poems. Thomas’s mental health was intimately connected […]

Edward Thomas and ‘Spirit of Place’ with Matthew Oates- Online Event

Petersfield Museum and Flora Twort Gallery 1 St Peter's Road, Petersfield

To us, the concept of spirit of place has roots that reach back to the Roman genius loci, and deep into the Old Testament. It is big in some other countries and cultures, but here it considered mainly by landscape artists and writers, to whom it may be second nature. The opening lines of Edward […]

Jade Cuttle: The Plant-Whisperer – An Eco-story- Online Event

Petersfield Museum and Flora Twort Gallery 1 St Peter's Road, Petersfield

"I notice things no one else does. I’m not talking about phantom stalks snipped off last season, the ghosts of petals snatched away too soon, seeds never sprouted. I'm talking about vibes: tuning into the chatter of plants." In this extended poetic monologue, a self-confessed plant-whisperer shares a fictional elegy to a house-plant, radio drama-style, offering a sinister and surreal […]

Hampshire Poets Together: an evening of poetry- Online Event

Petersfield Museum and Flora Twort Gallery 1 St Peter's Road, Petersfield

Sit back, relax and join us for an evening of local (digital!), Hampshire poetry with Hampshire poets, Stephanie Norgate, Maggie Sawkins, John Haynes, Robyn Bolam and Steve O'Brien. This poetry reading evening will take place over Zoom, bringing the poets into your living room as they share their work with you. Full details of how […]

Translating Thomas- Online Event

Petersfield Museum and Flora Twort Gallery 1 St Peter's Road, Petersfield

Join Marie-Marthe Gervais, archivist for The Edward Thomas Fellowship and university lecturer, as she introduces former Portsmouth University lecturer and colleague Vladimir Fisera who will look at the joys and challenges of translating Edward Thomas's poetry into a foreign language. Whilst anthologies of Thomas's work have been brought out in several languages, there are only […]

Home to the Hangers: Film Screening and Q+A- Online Event

Petersfield Museum and Flora Twort Gallery 1 St Peter's Road, Petersfield

Watch the award winning poetry film 'Home to the Hangers' and get the chance to ask the director and and star your questions! Join us to watch the award winning film 'Home to the Hangers', and have the opportunity to meet the director, A D Cooper and star Alex Bartram. The stirring and moving words […]