What’s on around the Petersphere

Discover and enjoy events in Petersfield and the villages

We promote local events on our radio station, here on our website, via social media and in the P pod podcast.

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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 […]

Alison Brackenbury: A Poetry Reading- Online Event

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

Join poet Alison Brackenbury as she reads poems from her own collection about or linked to Edward Thomas. She will also include extracts from her correspondence with Myfanwy Thomas (Edward's daughter) about the folk songs Edward sang with his family. This moving reading will be followed by a live Q+A with Alison on Zoom. Full […]

Exploring ‘The Icknield Way’- Online Event

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

Discover The Icknield Way through the eyes of Edward Thomas. This talk given by Guy Cuthbertson will talk about his editing Edward Thomas's prose and especially The Icknield Way (1913), which he is currently working on for the Oxford University Press volume entitled Pilgrimages. The talk will explore Edward Thomas's writing and walking, as well […]

Edward Thomas as the Superfluous Man- Online Event

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

This talk considers Thomas's depiction of himself in his autobiographical prose and poetry as a 'superfluous man' in the light of new ideas about social welfare during the late 19th and early 20th century. The talk will argue that Thomas's deployment of this archetype from Russian literature offers a critique of a narrow concept of […]

A Gathering of Poets: Readings and Conversation- Online Event

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

Join poets Daljit Nagra, Yvonne Riddick, Matthew Hollis and Zaffar Kunial for a vibrant session of poetry readings and an exploration of what Edward Thomas means to them and their work. This exciting session brings together four very different poets each with their unique style and identity and shares their work with you in your own […]

2 Poets, 1 Conversation- Online Event

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

'Eaves drop' on the conversation between two old friends and multi award winning poets, Andrew Motion and Michael Longley. This event brings the two friends together in the digital world we currently find ourselves in. Be inspired as they talk about their poetry and of course Edward Thomas and his influence on them over the years as well […]

Edward Thomas and the Dymock Poets- Online Event

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

Literary history was being made in the village of Dymock in the years before the First World War but it is nearly 90 years since the phrase ‘The Dymock Poets’ was used for the first time.  Linda Hart wrote “This was the title of a magazine article in the autumn 1933 issue of Gloucestershire Countryside. […]

Edward Thomas and Robert Frost – An inspirational friendship! – Online Event

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

Join us, along with The Edward Thomas Fellowship and our American friends from the Robert Frost Society to explore the friendship that inspired two of the 20th centuries most beloved poets. This is a story about two men at the beginnings of their careers confiding in one another about their deepest hopes and aspirations for their art, […]