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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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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...

22nd Aug 2017 View


Building Dove Cottage

On Thursday afternoons in the school holidays we explore life in Wordsworth's time through creative art and crafts activities. Wallpaper was very expensive in the Wordsworths' t...

24th Aug 2017 View


Antique & Collectors Fair

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

24th Aug 2017 to 25th Aug 2017 View


Grasmere Lakeland Sports & Show

The 2017 Annual Grasmere Lakeland Sports, now celebrating 167 years of existence. Now one of the most popular traditional events in the English Lake District, participants compete ...

27th Aug 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...

29th Aug 2017 View


Poetry Orienteering

On Thursday afternoons in the school holidays we explore life in Wordsworth's time through creative art and crafts activities. Orienteering is an exciting outdoor adventure wher...

31st Aug 2017 View


The Poetry Business New Poets Prize Reading

The Poetry Business New Poets Prize is an exciting competition for young writers between the ages of 16 and 22 who submit a short collection of their own poetry to be judged by And...

1st Sep 2017 View


Friends of the Lake District Grasmere Fell Care Day for Great Landscapes Week

Join Friends of the Lake District on their next Fell Care Day based in Grasmere carrying out practical conservation tasks with other volunteers. Tasks include drystone walling, woo...

2nd Sep 2017 View


Friends of the Lake District Grasmere Woodlands and Wellbeing Day for Great Landscapes Week

Join Friends of the Lake District on their Woodlands and Wellbeing Day for bushcraft, woodland yoga, trail running, basket weaving for all the family. Booking is essential. For mor...

3rd Sep 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 ...

6th Sep 2017 View