14 Dec 2019

A Handmade Tale: The Arts and Crafts Movement and the Women of the Langdale Linen Industry

Jerwood Centre

Penelope Hemingway, author of Their Darkest Materials (2019), goes in search of the women who created and drove the Langdale linen industry’s success.

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17 Dec 2019

The Women Who Created the Cottonian Libraries

Café

Wordsworth and Robert Southey owned books bound in beautiful cottons, their ‘Cottonian’ libraries. Who were the members of their families that fashioned them, and was Mary Wordsworth one of them?

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18 Dec 2019

Finishing The Prelude

Jerwood Centre

Pamela Woof, former President of the Wordsworth Trust, leads her literature classes on Wordsworth’s great autobiographical masterpiece The Prelude for a fourth and final year.

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19 Dec 2019

Discover Poetry

Learning Space

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

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04 Jan 2020

An Afternoon with Grasmere History Group

Jerwood Centre

Grasmere History Group usher in the New Year by sharing stories and findings from ‘Grasmere’s History in 50 Buildings’, their extensive year-long project.

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15 Jan 2020

Finishing The Prelude

Jerwood Centre

Pamela Woof, former President of the Wordsworth Trust, leads her literature classes on Wordsworth’s great autobiographical masterpiece The Prelude for a fourth and final year.

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01 Feb 2020

Writing Workshop with the Poetry Business

Jerwood Centre

Take part in a writing workshop with Ann and Peter Sansom, ‘the best poetry teachers in the world’ (The Guardian).

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01 Feb 2020

The 2019 Poetry Business Competition Winners’ Reading

Jerwood Centre

The winners of the 2019 Poetry Business International Book & Pamphlet Competition read a selection of their work in the beautiful setting of the Jerwood Centre Reading Room.

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