Flute and harp with Virginia and Florence Astley

Music, stories and poetry with a Hardy theme bring Max Gate’s Victorian Christmas to life. Gather round the warmth of the fire in the Drawing Room to enjoy the sounds of harp and flute filling Hardy’s home. We recommend you … Read More

The Stories Behind The Woodlanders

Virginia Astley presents the stories behind Hardy’s novel The Woodlanders. There will be three short performances of around 20 minutes duration at 12 Noon, 2pm and 3pm. The performances will take place in the First Study at Max Gate, where … Read More

Literature Works Interview

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Literature Works is a regional literature development agency which focusses on south west England. As part of the ongoing promotional work for The English River, Virginia recently spoke to them about the inspirations behind the book, the influence of Thomas … Read More