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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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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


SHOUT! Motown & 60's Dance Party

Shout! Motown & 60's Dance Party An evening packed with floor filling Motown anthems and 60's Classics. DJ's Dave Sweetmore and Nick Robinson. With licensed bar. Over 18's only, Sm...

12th May 2018 View


Shout! Motown & 60's Dance Party

Shout! Motown & 60's Dance Party - Grasmere Village Hall Saturday 12th May 2018 - 7.00pm til 12.00am. DJ's Dave Sweetmore, Nick Robinson and James Teehan Very Limited Tickets Av...

12th May 2018 View


Museums at Night: ‘Alone on a wide, wide sea'

As part of the Museums at Night festival, we are delighted to bring you a special performance of one of the most popular poems in Lyrical Ballads: ‘Rime of the Ancient Mariner'. D...

18th May 2018 View


Cumbrian Challenge 2018

The Cumbrian Challenge, presented by BAE Systems, is Walking With The Wounded's fun and testing, annual fundraising event in the Lake District for teams of four to meet, walk along...

19th May 2018 View