What’s on Exhibitions
See what is coming up at Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum.
In 2018, to coincide with the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave some women the chance to vote for the first time, our exhibition series Women Behind the Words celebrated the creativity and ambition of remarkable women.
Dorothy Wordsworth was a keen mountaineer. This exhibition celebrates her accomplishments on the bicentenary of her ascent of Scafell Pike.Read More
This exhibition marking the bicentenary of Frankenstein’s publication, based on the book by Fiona Sampson, explores how Mary Shelley became the girl who wrote the famous novel.Read More
19th-century needlework, including Dorothy’s embroidered post bag and a harp-shaped needle case that delighted Wordsworth, will be on display alongside contemporary textile responses to them.Read More
This exhibition explores the lives of the women closest to Wordsworth through the letters and journals that they wrote.Read More