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The Tolpuddle Tree

May 2, 2020

The giant sycamore on the  green in the Dorset village of Tolpuddle is known worldwide, and reproduced on posters, mugs and T-shirts as the Tolpuddle…

Walk around Tolpuddle

April 23, 2020

The annual Tolpuddle Festival, usually held on the 3rd weekend of July   As spring brings good weather and longer days, many of us are…

The Sheltering Tree

January 28, 2019

It’s Dorset 1834 and life is hard for the villagers of Tolpuddle, as they try to survive on starvation wages and desperate living conditions. The…

My Book

January 28, 2019

There has been an annual gathering at Tolpuddle, Dorset, since the 1930s. It has grown over the years and today it sees thousands of trade…