From pop-up poetry events to behind-the-scenes tours of our research centre, there is always something going on at Dove Cottage.

We are also running a variety of talks and workshops this year, many of which centre around our theme of remarkable women.

You can view or download our autumn/winter What’s On brochure here.

21 Nov 2018

Further Explorations in The Prelude 1805

Jerwood Centre

Explore Wordsworth’s masterpiece The Prelude with Pamela Woof

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21 Nov 2018

Indigo Dreams: Geraldine Green & Kerry Darbishire

Jerwood Centre

A reading from new collections by two members of Dove Cottage Poets

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22 Nov 2018

Annual London Lecture: ‘A Daedalus for the Romantic Era? Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein’

Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU

Professor Fiona Sampson, author of ‘In Search of Mary Shelley’, considers this fascinating question in our annual London lecture.

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01 Dec 2018

‘Active Climbers of the Hills’: Women in the Mountains, 1787-1829

Jerwood Centre

A talk by Simon Bainbridge of Lancaster University

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04 Dec 2018

‘Oh! Just, subtle, and mighty opium!’

Dove Cottage

Jen Patterson, Collections Trainee, will discuss how opium was often at the root of de Quincey’s struggles, as it was for many other people at that time.

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04 Dec 2018

Grasmere History Group

Jerwood Centre

A meeting of local history enthusiasts

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04 Dec 2018

The Third Lake Poet: rediscovering Robert Southey

Dove Cottage

A Dove Cottage Tuesday talk by Assistant Curator Poppy Garrett

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06 Dec 2018

Dove Cottage Poets

Foyle Room

A relaxed afternoon of reading, writing and talking about contemporary poetry

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