Sunday August 28, 2016

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Today to 25 Sep 2016 - by distance

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Heritage Open Day: In the ringing room: See ringers in action Learn about bells and ringing Discover how ringers use modern technology. In the bell chamber: Watch the bells in action On the roof (weather permitting): Look out over Workington, across...
View more details - Visit the Tower and Bells at St Michael's Church, Workington
St. Michaels Church, Dora Crescent, Workington, Cumbria CA14 2EZ
Sat 10 Sep

Heritage Open Day: There will be an exhibition in the village hall which will include: - An exhibition of John Dalton’s Life, including portraits of John Dalton - A print of the section of the Quaker Tapestry depicting John Dalton and peers -...
View more details - Historic Eaglesfield & John Dalton Exhibition
Eaglesfield Village Hall, Barkers Meadow, Eaglesfield, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 0RN
Sat 10 Sep

Heritage Open Day: In 1891, a new church was built in the middle of Mosser Parish. It is dedicated to St Philip and St James the Less. It was also named the ’John Dalton Memorial Church’ in recognition of the fact that this eminent...
View more details - John Dalton Memorial Church, St Philips, Eaglesfield
St Philip’s Church, Eaglesfield, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 0RX
Sat 10 Sep

Beatrix Potter loved porridge! Head to the kitchen, roll up your sleeves and try your hand at making a traditional Cumbrian oat recipe. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children aged 4-11 accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Get cooking in the kitchen
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Mon 29 Aug

Get cosy by the kitchen fire as Beatrix Potter shares some of her little books and the stories behind them. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children aged 4-11 accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Beatrix Potter by the fire
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Tue 30 Aug

Learn from the servants how the Georgians amused themselves then have a go at some of the games they played. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children aged 4-11 accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Playthings and pastimes
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Wed 31 Aug

Discover how this beautiful part of the Lake District inspired some of Beatrix’s most famous tales with a special exhibition to celebrate her 150th anniversary. Free with entry to house and garden. Booking Not Needed.
View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Beatrix Potter and a love of the northern lakes
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Today to Thu 1 Sep, Sat 3 Sep to Thu 8 Sep, Sat 10 Sep to Thu 15 Sep, Sat 17 Sep to Thu 22 Sep, Sat 24 Sep to Thu 29 Sep, Sat 1 Oct to Thu 6 Oct, Sat 8 Oct to Thu 13 Oct, Sat 15 Oct to Thu 20 Oct, Sat 22 Oct to Thu 27 Oct, Sat 29 Oct, Sun 30 Oct

Let nature awaken your creativity and make a piece of wild art from found objects or create a poem out of stones. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children aged 4-11 accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Become a natural artist
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Thu 1 Sep

Go wild like Beatrix and William, hunting for bugs in the garden, or delve into the nooks and crannies of this intriguing house with the help of a family explorer bag. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children aged 4-11 accompanied by an adult....
View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Bug hunters and explorers
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Today, Sat 3 Sep, Sun 4 Sep

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. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - At home with the Wordsworths
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Mon 5 Sep, Thu 8 Sep, Mon 12 Sep, Thu 15 Sep, Mon 19 Sep, Thu 22 Sep, Mon 26 Sep, Thu 29 Sep, Mon 3 Oct, Thu 6 Oct, Mon 10 Oct, Thu 13 Oct, Mon 17 Oct, Thu 20 Oct

Meet the head gardener for a seasonal guided tour of the childhood playground that stimulated Wordsworth’s poetic imagination. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Highlights of William's garden
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Tue 6 Sep, Tue 13 Sep, Tue 20 Sep

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. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Sounds of the 18th century
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Tue 6 Sep, Tue 13 Sep, Tue 20 Sep, Tue 27 Sep, Tue 4 Oct, Tue 11 Oct, Tue 18 Oct

Meet the maid or manservant and take in a 10-minute talk about William’s childhood or the harsh realities of 18th-century life. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Hard at work for the Wordsworths
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Wed 7 Sep, Sat 10 Sep, Wed 14 Sep, Sat 17 Sep, Wed 21 Sep, Sat 24 Sep, Wed 28 Sep, Sat 1 Oct, Wed 5 Oct, Sat 8 Oct, Wed 12 Oct, Sat 15 Oct, Wed 19 Oct

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Beatrix’s birth with a special 10-minute talk about how the natural world shaped these inspirational figures. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Two wild children: Beatrix and William
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Wed 7 Sep, Sat 10 Sep, Wed 14 Sep, Sat 17 Sep, Wed 21 Sep, Sat 24 Sep, Wed 28 Sep, Sat 1 Oct, Wed 5 Oct, Sat 8 Oct, Wed 12 Oct, Sat 15 Oct, Wed 19 Oct

Heritage Open Day: Wordsworth House and Garden, in the Cumbrian town of Cockermouth, is the birthplace and childhood home of romantic poet William and his sister Dorothy. It is presented as it would have been when they lived here with their...
View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden
National Trust, Wordsworth House, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Sun 11 Sep



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