19 Jul 2019

Reimagining Wordsworth On Tour

Wigton 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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20 Jul 2019

Why Should We Read William Wordsworth?

Jerwood Centre

Professor Stephen Gill, Retired Professor of English Literature in the University of Oxford introduces the writing of William Wordsworth through the very best bits of his work.

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24 Jul 2019

Rucksack of Rhymes at Brockhole: Summer Garden

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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26 Jul 2019

Rucksack of Rhymes at Theatre by the Lake: Summer Garden

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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26 Jul 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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29 Jul 2019

High Hills and Mighty Mountains: Rucksack of Rhymes & Activities and Crafts

Penrith Library

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

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29 Jul 2019

The Night Sky: Rucksack of Rhymes & Activities and Crafts

Carlisle Library

Fun and educational activities for children exploring the night sky and Wordsworth’s poetry.

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29 Jul 2019

Places of Poetry

Various locations on-site

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.

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