Welcome to Wessex Society

Welcome to Wessex Society, the cultural society for the land of Thomas Hardy, King Alfred, Broadchurch, Hot Fuzz and The Wurzels. Here you can buy merchandise, learn about the region, and read our blog.

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The Society holds events on the closest Saturday to Barnes Night (22nd February), St Ealdhelm's Day (25th May) and King Alfred Day (26th October). The next event is on Saturday 22nd February 2020 in Nailsea, meeting at Holy Trinity Church, the church where Barnes married Julia Miles in 1827, at 10.30am.