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As part of the nationwide Places of Poetry project, we are running a week of free events exploring the literary and natural heritage of the Lake District through poetry.
A free guided walk at Ullswater, home to the daffodils that inspired ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’ in 1802.
Learn more about John Thelwall by taking a walk in his footsteps around Kirkby Lonsdale – and by attending a book launch straight out of the 18th century!
Professor Judith Thompson of Dalhousie University introduces the writing of John Thelwall through the very best bits of his work.
Fun and educational activities for children gardens and Wordsworth’s poetry.
A meeting of local history enthusiasts.