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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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Photography Techniques

Modern photography was invented in the 1840s, right at the end of Wordsworth's life, with the cyanotype quickly becoming one of the most popular techniques. Join us to make a Victo...

21st Aug 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...

22nd Aug 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...

23rd Aug 2018 View


Grasmere lakeland Sports & Show

160 years of Lakeland Sporting history. Featuring fell running, wrestling, hound trailing, children's sprints and track racing, long leap. Pet dog show, children fun races and fa...

26th Aug 2018 View


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

2018 marks the bicentenary of the publication of ‘Frankenstein', the world famous literary masterpiece. Lesser known is the story of the teenager who wrote it. This exhibition, cur...

5th May 2018 to 27th Aug 2018 View


Drama Activities

Dave Cryer, Learning & Participation Manager at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick, is coming to Dove Cottage for an afternoon of exciting drama activities. Learn more about how a the...

28th Aug 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...

29th Aug 2018 View


Music for Two Violins

A superb concert performed by Carolyn Sparey (formerly principal viola player with the Scottish symphony orchestra)and Jonathan Sparey - formerly a member of the prestigious Fitzwi...

30th Aug 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...

30th Aug 2018 View


Pop-up Poetry Cafés

Drop into our pop-up café on Friday afternoons in the summer holidays for a cup of tea and a slice of cake with an extra portion of poetry on the side. You might rediscover an old...

27th Jul 2018 to 31st Aug 2018 View