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 2018 spring/summer What’s On brochure here.

21 Aug 2018

Photography Techniques

Foyle Room

Make a Victorian-style cyanotype photograph and create a pinhole camera in this family workshop.

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21 Aug 2018

Introducing Wordsworth’s Poetry

Wordsworth Museum

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

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22 Aug 2018

Stories and Songs for Tiny Tots at Dove Cottage

Wordsworth Museum Family Room

Join us in our fantastic Family Room for an hour of stories, songs and playtime for tiny tots.

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22 Aug 2018

Introducing the Garden

Dove Cottage Garden

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

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23 Aug 2018

Introducing the Exhibition

Wordsworth Museum

A short gallery talk by one of our Assistant Curators

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23 Aug 2018

Outdoor Explorer Thursday

Wordsworth Museum Family Room

Join us as we spend an hour exploring the garden and woodland around Dove Cottage, playing some fun outdoor games and doing some creative crafting.

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24 Aug 2018

Pop-up Poetry Café

Foyle Room

Drop into our pop-up café on Friday afternoons in the summer holidays for a cup of tea and a slice of cake with an extra portion of poetry on the side. 

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24 Aug 2018

Introducing the Jerwood Centre

Jerwood Centre

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

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