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.

17 Jul 2018

Simon Armitage

The Daffodil Hotel

One of the nation’s favourite poets returns to Grasmere to read a selection of his best-loved works.

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17 Jul 2018

Introducing Wordsworth’s Poetry

Wordsworth Museum

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

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18 Jul 2018

Introducing the Garden

Dove Cottage Garden

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

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19 Jul 2018

Introducing the Exhibition

Wordsworth Museum

A short gallery talk by one of our Assistant Curators

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20 Jul 2018

Introducing the Jerwood Centre

Jerwood Centre

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

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24 Jul 2018

Introducing Wordsworth’s Poetry

Wordsworth Museum

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

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24 Jul 2018

Photography Techniques

Foyle Room

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

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25 Jul 2018

Introducing the Garden

Dove Cottage Garden

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

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