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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!

Festival Walks

Mon 2 & Thur 5 August @ 1.30pm How often do you get to visit a music festival AND a UNESCO world heritage site? Led by expert guide Steve Watts, explore Grasmere and take in the ...

2nd Aug 2021 to 5th Aug 2021 View


An Evening with Julia Copus

In his preface to the 1802 Lyrical Ballads, Wordsworth writes “I have wished to keep my Reader in the company of flesh and blood, persuaded that by so doing I shall interest him”. ...

18th Aug 2021 View


The Cumbrian Challenge 2021

The Cumbrian Challenge is Walking With The Wounded's annual flagship fundraising event for individuals, organisations and companies who want to show their support and experience a ...

11th Sep 2021 View


An Evening with Yousif M. Qasmiyeh

In The Prelude, Wordsworth writes “There are in our existence spots of time / That with distinctive pre-eminence retain / A renovating virtue”. The Prelude is built and threaded th...

22nd Sep 2021 View


An Evening with Tishani Doshi

Our guest poet this month is the wonderful poet Tishani Doshi, who will be reading from her latest Bloodaxe and Forward Prize shortlisted collection A God At The Door. Throughout t...

13th Oct 2021 View


An Evening with Katharine Towers

Our guest poet this month is Katharine Towers, who will be reading from her new Picador collection Oak. This is a terrifically imaginative look at the life-cycle of the oak, its ro...

24th Nov 2021 View