Thursday January 29, 2015

What's On in and around Windermere

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Today - 26 Feb 15 : 17 results within about 15 miles : sorted by distance

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Free Antiques Valuation Day with 1818 Auctioneers – Friday 20th February 2015, 12:30-4:30pm 1818 Auctioneers have kindly volunteered their services for the day of free valuations. Bring your treasures along and one of their team of specialists will... View more details - Antiques Valuation Day
Brathay Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0HP
Friday 20 Feb 2015

Reading Group: Philip Larkin, with Education Development Manager Esther Rutter Philip Larkin is often thought of as grumpy or pessimistic, but he consistently features in lists of favourite 20th-century poets. Here’s an opportunity to see for... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: A morning in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 3 Feb 2015

Dorothy’s Vagrants, with Marian Veevers. Destitute people and wanderers of the roads feature frequently in Dorothy Wordsworth’s Grasmere journals. She was very sympathetic, helping them with gifts of money and food, whilst listening to their... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: An afternoon in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 3 Feb 2015

This workshop is ideal for GCSE students studying Wordsworth’s ‘Boat-Stealing’ and Byron’s ‘Destruction of Sennacherib’, introducing them to the broader contexts of these ‘conflict’ poems and providing handy hints on how to approach poetry in... View more details - Activities for Schools: How to Read Romantic Poetry: Wordsworth and Byron
The Jerwood Centre, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Wednesday 4 Feb 2015

‘A Cumbrian Crack’, with Keith Coates, Vice Chairman of the Lakeland Dialect Society Local dialect is often a key definer of a region, and the Lake District is no different. However, the region’s dialects continue to disappear. Vice Chairman of the... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: An afternoon in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 10 Feb 2015

Reading Group: Bryon’s Satirical Verse on the Lake Poets, with Education Officer Catherine Kay Read and discuss some of Byron’s verse satirising the Lake Poets - or ‘pond poets’ as Byron once described them. Is Byron’s verse searing political and... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: A morning in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 10 Feb 2015

Learn how to make your own books in this exciting hands-on workshop for families. Find out how books were made in the past and have a go at making a book yourself! All materials provided. This workshop accompanies the session ‘I read, and loved the... View more details - Family Fun [February Half-term]: Love Books Family Workshop
Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, the Jerwood Centre and the Foyle Room, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Saturday 14 Feb 2015

(Quote from ‘Adventures on Salisbury Plain’) With Professor Stephen Gill, Professor Paul Betz, Sir Geoffrey Bindman and Edwin Lewis. Other contributors may join the occasion. 2015 is the tenth anniversary of the opening of the Wordsworth Trust’s... View more details - Talks and Workshops: ‘I read, and loved the books in which I read’
The Jerwood Centre, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Saturday 14 Feb 2015

Hunt through the Cottage, Museum and gardens to win an exciting prize in our half-term treasure hunt. This event is suitable for children of all ages. View more details - Family Fun [February Half-term]: Half-term Hunt
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Museum and gardens, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Saturday 14 Feb 2015 to Sunday 22 Feb 2015

Learn about how World War I affected the people of Grasmere in this family-friendly drop-in session. This event includes admission to the Grasmere and the Great War community-curated exhibition. View more details - Family Fun [February Half-term]:  World War I: What did Grasmere do?
The Foyle Room, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Thursday 19 Feb 2015

A talk by Professor Frederick Burwick. How did the revolutionary forms of art and literature that we now know as Romanticism begin? In this talk, Professor Frederick Burwick of the University of California, Los Angeles explores the fundamental... View more details - Talks and Workshops: The Jonathan Wordsworth Memorial Lecture on Wordsworthian Romance: ‘into a dazz
The Jerwood Centre, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Saturday 21 Feb 2015

Reading Group: U A Fanthorpe, with Education Development Manager Esther Rutter U A Fanthorpe’s poetry joyfully mixes deep compassion with wry humour at the absurdity of the human condition. Her work draws on her experiences as a teacher, hospital... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: A morning in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 24 Feb 2015

For the Love of Dorothy Wordsworth’s Journal, with Penny Hemmingway, Caro Heyworth and Barbara Tonge Join Penny Hemmingway and Caro Heyworth for a fascinating talk on their love of Dorothy Wordsworth’s journals and their descriptions of neighbours,... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: An afternoon in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 24 Feb 2015

Come and soak your soul in an evening of jazz with ’Boogie Bill’ at Kendal Unitarian Chapel’s Schoolroom, where there will be cafe-style seating. Boogie Bill Roberts sings and plays an eclectic mix of anything from the Beatles to... View more details - Jazz Night with 'Boogie Bill' Roberts
Unitarian Chapel Schoolroom, Branthwaite Brow, Off Market Place, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4TN
Saturday 7 Feb 2015

Comedy Club with Barry Castagnola, Dave Williams and Adam Staunton. MC Jonathan Mayor View more details - Comedy @ Brewery Arts
Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4HE
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