02 Aug 2019

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

Ambleside Library

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

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02 Aug 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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02 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 Aug 2019

Reimagining Wordsworth On Tour

Maryport 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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03 Aug 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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03 Aug 2019

In the Footsteps of Wordsworth

Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding

A free guided walk at Ullswater, home to the daffodils that inspired ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’ in 1802.

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03 Aug 2019

A Day With John Thelwall

Kirkby Lonsdale and Jerwood Centre

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!

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03 Aug 2019

Why Should We Read John Thelwall?

Jerwood Centre

Professor Judith Thompson of Dalhousie University introduces the writing of John Thelwall through the very best bits of his work.

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