From pop-up poetry events to themed guided walks, there is always something going on at Dove Cottage.

You can view or download our spring/summer What’s On brochure here.

We advise that you pre-book all events, even the free ones.

27 Mar 2019

Matt Howard: Poet in Residence Reading

Jerwood Centre

We are delighted to present a very special poetry reading from Matt Howard, our March 2019 Poet in Residence.

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29 Mar 2019

Rucksack of Rhymes: The Night Sky

Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DJ

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 March night.

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01 Apr 2019

Spring Sights and Sounds: Rucksack of Rhymes & Activities and Crafts

Wigton Library

Fun and educational activities for children exploring spring and Wordsworth’s poetry.

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01 Apr 2019

Spring Sights and Sounds: Rucksack of Rhymes & Activities and Crafts

Cockermouth Library

Fun and educational activities for children exploring spring and Wordsworth’s poetry.

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02 Apr 2019

Grasmere History Group

Jerwood Centre

A meeting of local history enthusiasts.

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03 Apr 2019

Rucksack of Rhymes at Brockhole: Spring Sights and Sounds

Brockhole on Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ

Explore a short poem by Wordsworth through songs, rhymes and a story. Then unpack our rucksack of toys to play with and make your own special craft to take home.

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04 Apr 2019

Dove Cottage Poets: An Afternoon with Nick Makoha

Jerwood Centre

A special reading and workshop with April poet in residence Nick Makoha.

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05 Apr 2019

Spring Sights and Sounds: Rucksack of Rhymes & Activities and Crafts

Moorclose Library

Fun and educational activities for children exploring spring and Wordsworth’s poetry.

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