30 Aug 2019

Pop-up Poetry

Various locations on-site

Come rain or shine, this summer you’ll find us ready to serve up a slice of poetry in these relaxed and friendly gatherings.

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03 Sep 2019

Grasmere History Group

Jerwood Centre

A meeting of local history enthusiasts.

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05 Sep 2019

Dove Cottage Poets

Lower Rotunda

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

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07 Sep 2019

Why Should We Read Lord Byron?

Jerwood Centre

Professor Simon Bainbridge of Lancaster University introduces the writing of Lord Byron through the very best bits of his work.

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13 Sep 2019

Rucksack of Rhymes at Theatre by the Lake: Adventures on Foot

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

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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19 Sep 2019

Discover Poetry

Dove Cottage

Enjoy some poetry and a cup of tea by the fire with Grasmere poet Polly Atkin.

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28 Sep 2019

Calligraphy Workshop

Learning Centre

Why not learn a new skill and create something beautiful? This workshop introduces the basics of calligraphy and will build your confidence in this dynamic medium.

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28 Sep 2019

Why Should We Read Samuel Taylor Coleridge?

Jerwood Centre

Dr Meiko O’Halloran of Newcastle University introduces the writing of Samuel Taylor Coleridge through the very best bits of his work.

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