Friday November 28, 2014

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Come along to learn from published poets, try your hand at writing exercises or get feedback on work in progress. This workshop is free, but please contact 015394 35544 to book a place. View more details - Dove Cottage Poets
The Wordsworth Trust, Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Today

To mark 100 years since the start of World War I, this exhibition explores the impact of the Great War on the village of Grasmere, its community and its landscape, telling the stories of those who... View more details - Exhibition: Grasmere and the Great War
The Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Today to Wednesday 14 Jan 2015

New Magna Carta tapestries, marking the 800th anniversary in 2015 of the sealing of the Magna Carta, will be on show in Kendal during the month of November 2014. Eight of the 12 tapestries, designed... View more details - Exhibition of new Magna Carta Tapestries
Quaker Tapestry Musuem, Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4BH
Today and Tomorrow

Reading Group: Dylan Thomas, with Literature Officer Andrew Forster. Read and talk about the very special music of Wales’ most enduring 20th-century poet, Dylan Thomas, in his centenary year. View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: A morning in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 2 Dec 2014

What better place to read the Lyrical Ballads poems than in the house where many of them were written? If you enjoy poetry or are new to it, come along to Dove Cottage and join our small informal... View more details - Regular Gatherings: The Evening Star Poetry Group
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 2 Dec 2014

The ‘Faery Voyager’: the life of Hartley Coleridge, with Hazel Clarke A small portrait of a boy with large, dark eyes hangs in Dove Cottage – Hartley, the eldest son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge.... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: An afternoon in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 2 Dec 2014

A workshop with Colette Bryce and Zaffar Kunial. Have you been writing for a while and want to push your poems to the next level? Does your work seem a little stuck? Do you want to find new ways to... View more details - Talks and Workshops: Weekend Poetry Workshop: Pushing your Poem to the Limit
The Jerwood Centre, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Saturday 6 Dec 2014 and Sunday 7 Dec 2014

Ever since Handel wrote ‘Messiah’ in one month in 1742 it has stayed a firm favourite with singers and audiences alike and could well rate as one of the most popular pieces of music ever written. It... View more details - Handel's Messiah performed by Levens Choir with the Kent Sinfonietta, directed by Ian Jones
St Martin’s Church, Lake Road, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria LA23 3DE
Sunday 7 Dec 2014

Explore the islands of Windermere and take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountainous areas. Even take the opportunity to stop off on our very own sponsored island, Thompson... View more details - Winderemere - Go Canoeing Explore the Island of Windermere
Windermere Canoe Kayak Ferry Nab Road Bowness-on-Windermere Cumbria LA23 3JH
Sunday 7 Dec 2014

Literature classes with Pamela Woof. Was Shelley, in the words of the Victorian poet Matthew Arnold, ‘a beautiful and ineffectual angel beating in the void his luminous wings in vain’? Had his poetry... View more details - Literature Classes: Shelley and Mary Shelley: Poetry and Frankenstein
The Jerwood Centre, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Monday 8 Dec 2014

The Carrying Trade in Wordsworth’s England, with Carolyn Dougherty As we know from surviving letters and journals, the carrying trade was significant in the lives of the Wordsworths; the poem... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: An afternoon in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 9 Dec 2014

Reading Group: R S Thomas, with Poet-in-Residence Zaffar Kunial R S Thomas is Wales’s ‘other’ great 20th-century poet. His poetry is informed by his nationalism, his spirituality and his feel for the... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: A morning in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 9 Dec 2014

Enjoy British wildlife on a Ramblers group walk. Loughrigg Fell via Red Bank and Rydal Cave. Meet at Penrith Rugby Club car park for car sharing to start of walk. If you are considering joining a... View more details - The Ramblers group walk. Distance 7 miles.
The Ramblers group walk starting point.. Grid Ref: NY330050 Cumbria LA22 9HH
Wednesday 10 Dec 2014

Celebrate Christmas with the Wordsworth family at Dove Cottage as you enjoy festive crafts and special Christmas stories. View more details - Family Fun [Christmas Activities]: Family Christmas in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Saturday 13 Dec 2014

Find the Wordsworths’ Christmas treasures hidden in the Cottage, Museum and gardens to win a special festive prize. This event is suitable for children of all ages. View more details - Family Fun [Christmas Activities]: Christmas Treasure Trail
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Museum and gardens, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Saturday 13 Dec 2014 to Sunday 4 Jan 2015

A talk by Professor Bill Speck. Although Southey is generally remembered as a poet, he also wrote histories of nations and events. Professor Bill Speck, Emeritus Professor of Modern History at the... View more details - Talks and Workshops: Robert Southey as a Historian
The Jerwood Centre, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Saturday 13 Dec 2014

Kendal South Choir with soloists Laurie Ashworth (soprano), Sarah Jillian Cox (mezzo), Richard Pollock (tenor) and Paul im Thurn (baritone), and Lonsdale Baroque Ensemble and Ian Pattinson (organ),... View more details - Messiah
St Thomas’s Church, Stricklandgate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4QG
Saturday 13 Dec 2014

Explore the islands of Windermere and take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountainous areas. Even take the opportunity to stop off on our very own sponsored island, Thompson... View more details - Windermere - Go Canoeing Explore the Islands of Windermere
Windermere Canoe Kayak Ferry Nab Road Bowness-on-Windermere Cumbria LA23 3JH
Sunday 14 Dec 2014

Beyond Poetry and Porridge, with Janice Wilson Join Janice Wilson, Dove Cottage Guide, to discover diets, recipes, fascinating food facts and historical anecdotes about dining with the Wordsworths.... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: An afternoon in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 16 Dec 2014

Reading Group: Simon Armitage, with Literature Officer Andrew Forster Simon Armitage is one of our most popular poets; join us for a chance to explore what it is that makes his work so original, so... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: A morning in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 16 Dec 2014

A special invitation to Grasmere residents: please join us in Dove Cottage for mulled wine, mince pies and carols by candlelight for our annual celebration to mark the arrival of William and Dorothy... View more details - Talks and Workshops: Residents’ afternoon in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Saturday 20 Dec 2014

Over 12 stalls of fabulous locally handmade gifts and luxury goods on sale in the Town Hall in Kendal. View more details - Kendal Gift and Craft Fair
Kendal Town Hall, Stricklandgate, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4DL
Saturday 20 Dec 2014

Explore the islands of Windermere and take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountainous areas. Even take the opportunity to stop off on our very own sponsored island, Thompson... View more details - Windermere - Go Canoeing Explore the Island of Windermere
Windermere Canoe Kayak Ferry Nab Road Bowness-on-Windermere Cumbria LA23 3JH
Sunday 21 Dec 2014

Tales for Tots: Storytelling for the under-5s Meet the people and animals who lived in Dove Cottage in our seasonal storytelling and craft sessions for under-5s. Our fun and creative sessions last... View more details - Family Fun: Storytelling
Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere (Family Activity Room), Cumbria LA22 9SH
Wednesday 24 Dec 2014



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