Saturday November 1, 2014

What's On around Windermere

18 events within about 10 miles in the next 4 weeks
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Lon Chaney stars in the early adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s novel. Made in 1925, the film caused a sensation on it’s release and Chaney’s Phantom still casts an eerie chill over... View more details - Silent Film Presentation - PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925)
Royalty Cinema, Lake Road, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria LA23 3BJ

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 LA9 4BH
Today to Saturday 29 Nov 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 4 Nov 2014, Tue 2 Dec

A talk by Pamela Woof. Wordsworth became familiar with death at an early age: not quite 8 when his mother died; 13 at his father’s death. Later he wrote about his father’s dying and about his grief... View more details - Talks and Workshops: Wordsworth as an Elegiac Poet
The Jerwood Centre, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Saturday 8 Nov 2014

Enjoy British wildlife on a Ramblers group walk. Grasmere to Rydal via Loughrigg Fell. Meet at Penrith Rugby Club car park for car sharing to start of walk. If you are considering joining a walk,... View more details - The Ramblers group walk. Distance 10 miles.
The Ramblers group walk starting point.. Grid Ref: NY342056 Cumbria LA22 9PR
Saturday 8 Nov 2014

Cumbria Choral Initiative Chorus and Orchestra, with Amabile Girls’ Choir, perform Britten’s statement on the futility of war. With soloists Elizabeth Traill (soprano), Nicholas Hurndall... View more details - Britten: War Requiem
Kendal Parish Church, Kirkland, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 5AF
Saturday 8 Nov 2014

A workshop with Dr Manny Ling. Following on from our successful introduction to calligraphy event earlier this year, we are delighted to be hosting another workshop with world-renowned calligrapher... View more details - Talks and Workshops: Calligraphy Workshop: Writing with Italic Capitals
The Jerwood Centre, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Sunday 9 Nov 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 10 Nov 2014, Mon 8 Dec

Andrew Forster’s poems ‘Brothers’ and ‘Horse Whisperer’ are firm favourites from the GCSE syllabus. Familiar to students across the county, Andrew’s poems have an almost photographic quality in the... View more details - Andrew Forster Schools Reading
The Wordsworth Trust, Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Wednesday 12 Nov 2014

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
Saturday 15 Nov 2014 to Wednesday 14 Jan 2015

A wide range of quality crafts from around Cumbria, on display throughout Brantwood house. Crafts include: Pottery, jewellery, fused glass, felt bags, swill baskets, wood turning, trugs, rag rugs,... View more details - Brantwood Winter Craft Fair
Brantwood, East of Lake, Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8AD
Saturday 15 Nov 2014 and Sunday 16 Nov 2014

Recorder Playing day with guest conductors Frederik Holm and Clive Walkley, hosted by Cumbria Branch of the Society of Recorder Players. This event is Free to Cumbria members, with a small day... View more details - Recorder Playing Day - Cumbria SRP
Witherslack Hall Cumbria LA11 6SD
Saturday 15 Nov 2014

The Santa Dash & Reindeer Run is a family friendly 1 mile sponsored fun run in aid of CancerCare, your local cancer support charity. Entry includes a FREE Santa Suit for participants aged 14 and... View more details - Santa Dash and Reindeer Run for CancerCare
Stricklandgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4PU
Sunday 16 Nov 2014

This workshop is ideal for GCSE students studying Byron’s ‘When We Two Parted’ and Shelley’s ‘Love’s Philosophy’, introducing them to the broader contexts of these ‘love and relationship’ poems and... View more details - Activities for Schools: How to Read Romantic Poetry: Byron and Shelley
The Jerwood Centre, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Wednesday 19 Nov 2014

A workshop with Jeff Cowton, Curator at the Wordsworth Trust. Join us for a unique opportunity to spend the day with the Wordsworth Trust’s manuscript collection and its Curator. You will have... View more details - Talks and Workshops: A Day with Wordsworth’s Manuscripts
The Jerwood Centre, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Saturday 22 Nov 2014

Letters and poems written by and for the Wordsworth children are at the heart of this hands-on workshop for families. Find out what life was like for the Wordsworth children, experiment with writing... View more details - Family Fun [October Half-term]: Wordsworth Family Manuscripts
Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, the Jerwood Centre and the Foyle Room, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Saturday 22 Nov 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 26 Nov 2014, Wed 24 Dec

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
Friday 28 Nov 2014

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