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The Poetry Business New Poets' Prize Reading

EVENT CANCELLED
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Poetry events 23
Jun 2018

Dove Cottage Poets

The Foyle Room, opposite Dove Cottage
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Poetry events 05
Jul 2018

Discover Poetry

Dove Cottage & Garden
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Event 05
Jul 2018

Must-see when you visit

The Jerwood Centre

The Jerwood Centre is where our collection is stored under controlled conditions and cared for. If you would like to be shown around please phone before you arrive to check that someone is available.

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Dove Cottage garden

Stroll around the Wordsworths' 'domestic slip of mountain'

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Wordsworth's skates

Wordsworth enjoyed skating on the frozen lakes of the county in the depths of winter. Two very different pairs of his skates survive and can be seen during your visit.

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Wordsworth's tea caddy

Tea was so precious that it was kept in a locked box like this one and Dorothy Wordsworth wrote that it was used at least twice. See if you can find it on your visit.

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