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.

18 Feb 2019

The Night Sky: Rucksack of Rhymes & Activities and Crafts

Penrith Library

Fun and educational activities for children exploring the night sky and Wordsworth’s poetry.

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18 Feb 2019

The Night Sky: Rucksack of Rhymes & Activities and Crafts

Whitehaven Library

Fun and educational activities for children exploring the night sky and Wordsworth’s poetry.

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19 Feb 2019

Katie Hale: Poet in Residence Reading

Jerwood Centre

We are delighted to present a very special poetry reading from Katie Hale, our February 2019 Poet in Residence.

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20 Feb 2019

Fully Booked – Wordsworth’s Yew Trees Revisited

Jerwood Centre

Learn more about Wordsworth’s great 1803 lyric on ancient Lakeland yew trees in this lecture from Professor John Strachan.

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20 Feb 2019

Rucksack of Rhymes: The Night Sky

Brockhole on Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ

Explore a short poem about the Night Sky by Wordsworth through songs, rhymes and a story. Then unpack our rucksack of toys to play with and make your own moon and star craft to light up a dark February night.

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21 Feb 2019

Discover Poetry

Dove Cottage

Enjoy some poetry and a cup of tea by the fire with Grasmere poet Polly Atkin.

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22 Feb 2019

The Night Sky: Rucksack of Rhymes & Activities and Crafts

Ulverston Library

Fun and educational activities for children exploring the night sky and Wordsworth’s poetry.

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22 Feb 2019

The Night Sky: Rucksack of Rhymes & Activities and Crafts

Windermere Library

Fun and educational activities for children exploring the night sky and Wordsworth’s poetry.

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