Tuesday June 30, 2015

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To mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, the Wordsworth Trust is staging the first-ever exhibition to present William Wordsworth and other writers of the Romantic period as ‘war poets’. With a particular focus on artistic and literary... View more details - Exhibition: Wordsworth, War and Waterloo
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Today and Wed 1 Jul

Listen to some of the music William might have enjoyed, played on our replica harpsichord - and perhaps even play a tune yourself. Booking Not Needed. View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Sounds of the 18th century
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Tue 2 Jun, Tue 9 Jun, Tue 16 Jun, Tue 23 Jun, Today, Tue 7 Jul, Tue 14 Jul

Earth, Sea and Sky Reflection In Felt  and Gathered In- Portraits in Pastels
The Spring Bank Holiday weekend at Florence Art Centre will begin with a celebration of our local wool and sheep in a creative collaboration between Angela Strange and Jenni Payne . This exhibition of fabulous felts and portraits in pastels will... View more details - Earth, Sea and Sky Reflection In Felt  and Gathered In- Portraits in Pastels
Florence Mine, Florence Art Centre, Egremont, Cumbria CA22 2NR
Today to Fri 10 Jul
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Meet the maid or manservant, hear about their lives and take in a special 20-minute talk. 2.00 per talk. Booking Not Needed. View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Hard at work for the Wordsworths
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Wed 3 Jun, Sat 6 Jun, Wed 10 Jun, Sat 13 Jun, Wed 17 Jun, Sat 20 Jun, Wed 24 Jun, Sat 27 Jun, Wed 1 Jul, Sat 4 Jul, Wed 8 Jul, Sat 11 Jul, Wed 15 Jul

The Brownes’ family recipe book is full of great recipes, from meaty mince pies and macaroons to medicines dating back to the 17th century. We’ll be cooking all afternoon where we’ll recreate some of the recipes. Booking Not Needed. View more details - Townend - A Taste of Townend
Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 1LB
Thu 7 May, Thu 14 May, Thu 21 May, Thu 28 May, Thu 4 Jun, Thu 11 Jun, Thu 18 Jun, Thu 25 Jun, Thu 2 Jul

Join us for a 30-minute guided house tour and enjoy a personal insight into the family life that forged one of our greatest poets. Booking Not Needed. View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - At home with the Wordsworths
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Mon 1 Jun, Thu 4 Jun, Mon 8 Jun, Thu 11 Jun, Mon 15 Jun, Thu 18 Jun, Mon 22 Jun, Thu 25 Jun, Mon 29 Jun, Thu 2 Jul, Mon 6 Jul, Thu 9 Jul, Mon 13 Jul, Thu 16 Jul

1-acre organic windy garden below fell, around C18 farmhouse and outbuildings, latter mainly open. Fine views. Tiny stream, large pond. Alpine, herbaceous, raised, gravel, damp and shade beds, bulbs in grass. Extensive range of plants, many unusual.... View more details - Chapelside - Open Garden for NGS
Chapelside, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0XR
Fri 22 May to Sun 24 May, Fri 12 Jun to Sun 14 Jun, Fri 3 Jul to Sun 5 Jul

1'-acre part-walled country garden set around C18 former vicarage. Several defined areas have been created by hedges, each with its own theme and linked by intricate cobbled pathways. Beautiful setting with fine views across to Farleton Fell.... View more details - Summerdale House - Open Garden for NGS
Summerdale House, Nook, nr Lupton, Cumbria LA6 1PE
Fri 6 Mar, Fri 5 Jun, Fri 3 Jul

William Wordsworth was the original wild child. Watch this fascinating film about getting children outdoors and back to nature - and join the debate. Followed by panel discussion and glass of wine in the Georgian kitchen. Booking Essential. Phone:... View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Film screening: Project Wild Thing
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Tue 9 Jun, Fri 3 Jul

Explore nooks and crannies. Delve into the nooks and crannies of this amazing house and garden with the help of a family explorer bag. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children. Assistance Dogs only are welcome. View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - House detectives and bug hunters
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Sat 23 May, Sun 24 May, Sat 30 May, Sun 31 May, Sun 7 Jun, Sun 14 Jun, Sun 21 Jun, Sun 28 Jun, Sun 5 Jul, Sun 12 Jul

Ride the Eden Valley Railway,an extension of the 1825 Stockton to Darlington Railway. See the Class 47 (Prince Henry) that hauled the Royal Train. N and OO model railways,Emporium,Light Refreshments and Toilets. Disabled access to all parts of... View more details - Eden Valley Railway at Warcop,train rides towards Appleby on the Eden Valley Line.
Warcop Station,Warcop, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6PR
Sun 7 Jun, Sun 14 Jun, Sun 21 Jun, Sun 28 Jun, Sun 5 Jul, Sun 12 Jul, Sun 19 Jul, Tue 21 Jul, Wed 22 Jul, Sun 26 Jul, Tue 28 Jul, Wed 29 Jul, Sun 2 Aug, Tue 4 Aug, Wed 5 Aug

Formal Italianate gardens designed by Thomas Mawson in 1911 set in 34 acres. The gardens have recently been restored over a 2yr period returning to their former glory. Informal woodland garden, leading to C17 viewing station/summerhouse, fine... View more details - Rydal Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Rydal Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9LX
Thu 14 May, Thu 18 Jun, Thu 9 Jul

Formal Italianate gardens designed by Thomas Mawson in 1911 set in 34 acres. The gardens have recently been restored over a 2yr period returning to their former glory. Informal woodland garden, leading to C17 viewing station/summerhouse, fine... View more details - Rydal Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Rydal Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9LX
Sun 29 Mar, Thu 14 May, Thu 18 Jun, Thu 9 Jul

1'-acre part-walled country garden set around C18 former vicarage. Several defined areas have been created by hedges, each with its own theme and linked by intricate cobbled pathways. Beautiful setting with fine views across to Farleton Fell.... View more details - Summerdale House - Open Garden for NGS
Summerdale House, Nook, nr Lupton, Cumbria LA6 1PE
Fri 13 Mar, Fri 12 Jun, Fri 10 Jul

1'-acre part-walled country garden set around C18 former vicarage. Several defined areas have been created by hedges, each with its own theme and linked by intricate cobbled pathways. Beautiful setting with fine views across to Farleton Fell.... View more details - Summerdale House - Open Garden for NGS
Summerdale House, Nook, nr Lupton, Cumbria LA6 1PE
Fri 20 Mar, Fri 19 Jun, Fri 17 Jul


 
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