Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Museum is real hidden treasure


Swindon Advertiser.

Museum is real hidden treasure

Friday, December 09, 2011

Memorial event 16th March 2012 Eltham Churchyard

Richard Oliver Launcelot Jefferies (18th July 1883 – 16th March 1885) memorial – ceremony at St John’s Churchyard, Eltham on Friday 16 March 2012 at 2pm

Friday, September 16, 2011

Birthday Lecture


Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Richard Jefferies Festival

Please go here to read more about the Richard Jefferies Festival taking place in Swindon from 24-28th August 2011.

You can download a copy of the full programme .

All events are free to attend. The Richard Jefferies Museum backs onto Coate Water (not as indicated on the flyer that points to the hospital).

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Study Day: RICHARD JEFFERIES & SPORT

RICHARD JEFFERIES AND SPORT
SATURDAY 30 July 2011
RICHARD JEFFERIES’ MUSEUM, MARLBOROUGH ROAD, COATE, SN3 6AA
PROGRAMME
The day will seek to draw together some of Jefferies’ responses to sport and identify key common themes between them.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

A Tribute to Hugoe Matthews


The Telegraph
13 April 2011

Hugoe Matthews, who died on March 10 aged 72, was an eminent thoracic surgeon expert in diseases of the oesophagus; he was also an authority on the Victorian nature writer and mystic Richard Jefferies.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

An Evening of Favourite Readings

An Evening of Favourite Readings
From the Works of local writer
Richard Jefferies
The Prose Poet of the Countryside

By Members of the Society
Margaret Evans, Simon Coleman, John Webb & John Price

7.30pm Tuesday 19th April 2011


Central Library,
Regent Circus, Swindon SN1 1QG

Tickets £2.00/£1.50 conc.

• In person: From Floor 2 Help Point, Central Library
• Telephone: (01793) 463238
• Email: central.library@swindon.gov.uk

www.swindon.gov.uk/swindoncollection

Download poster here: http://www.northwilts-communityweb.com/site/RJSocPub1/RJ%20evening%20poster.pdf

PROTECT SETTING OF COATE WATER AND JEFFERIES LAND

Fields at Coate as viewed from Liddington Hill



We, the undersigned, petition Swindon Borough Council to designate the open countryside between the A419, the Marlborough Road, the motorway and Broome Manor Lane as a high quality Landscape Character Area in order to protect the landscape setting of Coate Water Country Park, Dayhouse Copse Local Nature Reserve, the natural and archaeological history, as well as the literary importance of Jefferies Land and the views from the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Saturday, January 01, 2011

Revised planning application to develop Jefferies Land


The new year has brought news of a revised planning application to build 890 houses and offices on Jefferies Land alongside Dayhouse Lane, and near to the Richard Jefferies Museum and Coate Water.

You can read more about it on the Jefferies Land Conservation Trust's news site and there is a sample letter that you might send: