What’s on Events
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.
Professor Fiona Sampson, author of ‘In Search of Mary Shelley’, considers this fascinating question in our annual London lecture.Read more
Women were a driving force in the invention of mountaineering in the Romantic period. Professor Simon Bainbridge introduces these pioneering women climbers and describes their adventurous ascents.Read more
Former Dove Cottage tenant Thomas De Quincey led a troubled life – from his falling out with the Wordsworths to a tumultuous career with The Westmorland Gazette. But how many of these misfortunes stemmed from his decades-long opium addiction?Read more