Dorset poet William Barnes (1801-1886) is celebrated annually by a bunch of local enthusiasts. They gather in a cider shed in the depths of West Dorset.  This group of idiosyncratic Westcountry folk spends an evening of music, food, cider, songs and poetry. They recite Barnes’ poetry in the Dorset dialect of his era. Have a look of this little video of Mark doing his best wurzel…

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