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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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Bugs and Butterflies

Wordsworth loved all natural things, even creepy crawlies. Come along for a craft session inspired by Wordsworth's bug and butterfly poems and the insects you can find in Dove Cott...

10th Apr 2018 View

Stories and Songs for Tiny Tots at Dove Cottage

Join us in our fantastic Family Room for stories, songs and playtime for tiny tots. We will introduce you and your children to a different poem or story, often about the people and...

11th Apr 2018 View

Outdoor Explorer Thursdays

Dove Cottage is in one of the most beautiful parts of the country, on Thursday afternoons in the school holidays, why don't you come along and enjoy it with us? We will explore the...

12th Apr 2018 View

Antique & Collectors Fair

Small antique and collectors fair, open 10am to 6pm entrance 50p

13th Apr 2018 to 15th Apr 2018 View

Dorothy Wordsworth, A Stitch in her Time: 19th-century Needlework at Dove Cottage

This exhibition, led by founder of the Crewel Work Company and textile expert Phillipa Turnbull, will explore 19th-century needlework in Dove Cottage and beyond. Ladies from the Cr...

24th Mar 2018 to 29th Apr 2018 View

Grasmere History Group

Grasmere History Group is a friendly and informal group of local people who meet to discuss matters of local history. In recent years we have produced exhibitions about Grasmere in...

1st May 2018 View

Discover Poetry

Do you like reading poetry, but never find the time? Would you like to read more but don't know where to start? Join us in Dove Cottage for our monthly poetry reading group, where ...

3rd May 2018 View

Dove Cottage Poets

Dove Cottage Poets is an informal poetry writing group that meets on a monthly basis. Anyone who wishes to develop their poetry, or to enjoy shared reading and writing is very wel...

3rd May 2018 View

In Search of Mary Shelley: the Girl who wrote 'Frankenstein'

Examining the records left behind for traces of Mary's own self is a project in keeping with Romantic ideas about ‘the instruments of life'. Fiona Sampson, a prize-winning poet and...

5th May 2018 View

Antique & Collectors Fair

Small antique and collectors fair, open 10am to 6pm entrance 50p

5th May 2018 to 7th May 2018 View