18 Dec 2018

Romantics and the ‘Orient’

Dove Cottage

The Romantic era coincided with the ruthless expansion of British colonial influence in Asia. How did the Romantics feed upon stereotypes of a wild yet lavish ‘East’ – and how did they influence the Victorian obsession with the ‘Orient’?

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05 Jan 2019

An Afternoon with Grasmere History Group

Jerwood Centre

An afternoon celebrating the achievements of our local history group.

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19 Jan 2019

New Views for a New Year

Jerwood Centre

Explore our collection in this lively session with creative artists based in Cumbria.

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09 Feb 2019

New Views for a New Year

Jerwood Centre

Explore our collection in this lively session with creative artists based in Cumbria.

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16 Feb 2019

Iain Bain: A Celebration

Jerwood Centre

An afternoon of talks and tributes reflecting on the life, work and legacy of a remarkable man.

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20 Feb 2019

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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09 Mar 2019

New Views for a New Year

Jerwood Centre

Explore our collection in this lively session with creative artists based in Cumbria.

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16 Mar 2019

A Curator’s View

Jerwood Centre

Each month Curator Jeff Cowton shares this thoughts on a different piece of art in the Trust’s collection.

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