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.

25 Sep 2018

Introducing Wordsworth’s Poetry

Wordsworth Museum

A short, informal reading of some of Wordsworth’s greatest poems

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26 Sep 2018

Introducing the Garden

Dove Cottage Garden

Explore Dove Cottage garden in a short guided tour with our gardener, Sally

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27 Sep 2018

Introducing the Exhibition

Wordsworth Museum

A short gallery talk by one of our Assistant Curators

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28 Sep 2018

Introducing the Jerwood Centre

Jerwood Centre

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of our library and research centre

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29 Sep 2018

Walk: Ascending Skiddaw

On the same day that Dorothy climbed Scafell Pike in 1818, a group of her friends made their way up another of the Lake District’s great mountains: Skiddaw. Paul Davies, along with some merry companions, will lead a recreation of the ascent undertaken by Sir George Beaumont, William Green and members of the Wilberforce family. […]

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02 Oct 2018

Grasmere History Group

Jerwood Centre

A meeting of local history enthusiasts

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03 Oct 2018

Further Explorations in The Prelude 1805

Jerwood Centre

Explore Wordsworth’s masterpiece The Prelude with Pamela Woof

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06 Oct 2018

‘Touchwood’ Trees: Literary Relics and Memory Culture

Jerwood Centre

A Saturday afternoon talk by Paul Westover of Brigham Young University

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