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.

22 Apr 2019

A Host of Golden Daffodils

Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding

A free guided walk at Ullswater, home to the daffodils that inspired ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’ in 1802.

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23 Apr 2019

Nick Makoha: Poet in Residence Reading

Jerwood Centre

We are delighted to present an unmissable poetry reading from Nick Makoha, our April 2019 Poet in Residence.

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27 Apr 2019

Reimagining Wordsworth On Tour

Millom Library

This year we are taking Wordsworth on the road! Our free pop-up sessions will introduce William Wordsworth, his sister Dorothy, and their life at Dove Cottage in Grasmere.

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02 May 2019

Dove Cottage Poets

Lower Rotunda

A relaxed afternoon of reading, writing and talking about contemporary poetry.

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02 May 2019

Reimagining Wordsworth On Tour

Shap Library

This year we are taking Wordsworth on the road! Our free pop-up sessions will introduce William Wordsworth, his sister Dorothy, and their life at Dove Cottage in Grasmere.

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03 May 2019

Reimagining Wordsworth On Tour

Keswick Library

This year we are taking Wordsworth on the road! Our free pop-up sessions will introduce William Wordsworth, his sister Dorothy, and their life at Dove Cottage in Grasmere.

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07 May 2019

Grasmere History Group

Jerwood Centre

A meeting of local history enthusiasts.

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14 May 2019

Reimagining Wordsworth On Tour

Penrith Library

This year we are taking Wordsworth on the road! Our free pop-up sessions will introduce William Wordsworth, his sister Dorothy, and their life at Dove Cottage in Grasmere.

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