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What’s On - Events and Festivals in Grasmere

Here's your comprehensive guide to what's on in Grasmere! Explore the action packed calendar of events and festivals in Grasmere. Whatever the weather, there's events to enjoy with your friends and family all-year round!

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Meditations in Dove Cottage Garden

In ancient Chinese tradition practices such as Taiji (movement) & Qigong (breath) were developed to bring human beings into accord with nature, or what can be recognised as the ‘in...

29th Jun 2017 View


Antique & Collectors Fair

Antique and collectors fair open 10am to 4pm later some days entrance 50p opposite St Oswald's Church.

29th Jun 2017 to 1st Jul 2017 View


The Poetry Business Competition Winners' Reading

The Poetry Business International Book & Pamphlet Competition was the first of its kind in Britain. Now in its 31st year, it has launched the careers of many successful poets, and ...

1st Jul 2017 View


Meet the Gardener

Dove Cottage Garden, ‘the loveliest spot that man hath ever found', was a tranquil, semi-wild space for William and Dorothy to meditate, read and compose some of their most famous ...

5th Jul 2017 View


Celebrating Words & Music

The interaction of words and music is mysterious, and there are no simple answers as to what makes a successful combination of the two. John Fletcher will be exploring the setting ...

9th Jul 2017 View


Meditations in Dove Cottage Garden

In ancient Chinese tradition practices such as Taiji (movement) & Qigong (breath) were developed to bring human beings into accord with nature, or what can be recognised as the ‘in...

13th Jul 2017 View


The Importance Of Being Ernest

The Importance Of Being Ernest Oscar Wildes greatest Play is to appear on Grasmere's stage at the Village Hall. The Grasmere Players are preparing a stunning production of this wit...

7th Jun 2017 to 13th Jul 2017 View


St Swithun's Day if thou dost rain

Many of us are familiar with the legend that if it rains on 15 July it will rain all summer. Whether you believe it or not, it seems like an appropriate day to explore links betwee...

15th Jul 2017 View


Mindfulness in Wordsworth's Landscape

‘A meditation rose in me that night upon the lonely mountain when the scene had passed away, and it appeared to me the perfect image of a mighty mind', wrote Wordsworth in The Prel...

22nd Jul 2017 View


Terrific Trek on Tuesday

There is fun for all the family at Dove Cottage this summer, with events and activities for all ages and interests. In these guided walks, we explore the area around Dove Cottag...

25th Jul 2017 View