The Farringford Restoration Blog

Farringford is being restored, as far as possible, back to how it would have looked when Tennyson lived wrote ...

Farringford is undergoing extensive restoration.  It is being restored, as far as possible, back to how it would have looked when it's most famous resident wrote in the study and gazed at the stars from the rooftop.

Recent Posts

Translating the Iliad

Tennyson never completely translated the Iliad; however, he did try his hand at a couple of passages...…

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Translating the IliadPosted: 27 Jun 2022

Short Talks

We are most likely to associate Tennyson with long poems, like ‘In Memoriam’ and his short poems are all too often squeezed out by these longer works…

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Short TalksPosted: 16 Mar 2022

War Poetry

When the First World War began, it was Tennyson’s register of language that people, soldiers and the government turned to.…

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War PoetryPosted: 20 Oct 2021

Cricket

Lionel Tennyson, grandson of Alfred, was a famous cricketer who captained Hampshire and England in the 1920s…

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CricketPosted: 14 Jun 2021
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