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

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

Magical Realism

Magical realism as a genre title emerged in 1955, one hundred years after Tennyson was writing ...…

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Magical RealismPosted: 21 May 2021

Tennyson's American Dream

Tennyson, like many of the Victorians of the time, and indeed, many Americans to come, was preoccupied with looking West ... …

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Tennyson's American DreamPosted: 20 Apr 2021
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