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Call for Artist: The Wordsworths’ Moss Hut

The Wordsworth Trust is looking for an artist to create a new interpretation of the Moss Hut built by William Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy. This Moss Hut will be the centre of an exciting community arts engagement project that will inspire communities worldwide to explore their own creativity and love of nature.

A budget of £14,000 is available for the cost of this project. This breaks down into £8,000 of artists fees and £6,000 for materials and the creation of the Moss Hut.

Find more information and application details here.

Deadline for proposal: 27 November 2019.

Interviews will be held early December 2019.


Wordsworth Trust, Café/Retail Assistant

£NMW to £8.51, depending on age and experience
Permanent and fixed term contracts available
Minimum 15 hours per week

As a Catering Assistant at the Wordsworth Trust you’ll be responsible for delivering a fantastic service in the brand new Café. As we prepare to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Wordsworth’s birth in 2020, we are undertaking profound and exciting changes to this historic site. These include the creation of the new Café and retail space and we need a team of exceptional people to help us operate this exciting new venture. You will assist in the effective operation of the Café and Café retail offer in a variety of duties which could involve the preparation of simple food and beverage items, serving customers, maintaining presentation and hygiene standards and undertaking supervised kitchen tasks. In return, we can offer flexible working opportunities, a personal pension scheme, free on-site parking and staff discounts, as well as the opportunity to work in a friendly environment right in the heart of Wordsworth Country.

Shared accommodation opportunities available

No CVs please.

Please contact us on +44(0)15394 35544 if you are interested or download an application pack here and an application form here.