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Dove Cottage 18h
Timothy Morton and Bjork corresponded and collaborated in the past - you can read their emails here: We hope you enjoy them!
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Dove Cottage 22h
Neoplatonism, Björk, larches and an albatross – what do these have in common? Clear 22 June in your diary and find out! Find out more about this all-day special event here: Tickets are selling out fast, so please book ahead to avoid disappointment.
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Dove Cottage Jun 18
A wonderful blog from Matt Howard about his month as Poet in Residence here! If you'd like to find out what it is like to be a Poet in Residence, this is a fantastic place to start!
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Dove Cottage Jun 18
We're here at Seaton Library for our next stop on
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Dove Cottage Jun 18
Replying to @TamsintheShed
Thank you Tamsin! It is wonderful to have this painting in our collection.
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Dove Cottage Jun 18
Nine Tuesdays later, here is the final film in our first series. Today's film is brought to you by intern Maddie - a fitting end, as she created this series. Want to see more Tuesday treasures? Tell us!
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Dove Cottage Jun 18
Congratulations to Matt Howard for 'Gall' being shortlisted for the First Collection Poetry Prize ! Matt was our March Poet in Residence; it was great to work with him and to hear poems from 'Gall' read aloud at his Poet in Residence reading!
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The Romanticism blog Jun 17
"A talented amateur who drew from both love and real knowledge of the landscape" Jenny Uglow on Joseph Wilkinson
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Dove Cottage Jun 14
On Saturday 15 June will be reading her most-loved of Percy Bysshe Shelley's poems to you from 200-year-old books in our beautiful library. We can't think of a better way to get to know such a remarkable character! Find out more here:
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Dove Cottage Jun 14
This summer we are leading guided Wordsworth walks in partnership with . We took a camera on our recent walk to Ullswater, which included a trip out on the water with
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Dove Cottage Jun 14
Our next stop on Reimagining On Tour is Library on 18 June. You can find out more about what we have planned over on our website - and we look forward to seeing you there!
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Dove Cottage Jun 12
Last week shared some of her favourite facts about Percy Bysshe Shelley. This Saturday she will be reading her most-loved of his poems to you from 200-year-old books in our beautiful library - what better way to get to know such a remarkable character?
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Dove Cottage Jun 12
Only 2 days left to apply to be our Catering Manager! If you’d like to develop and manage a brand new café at the heart of our Grasmere site, find out more and download an application form at: . Deadline is noon on 14 June.
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Francesca Killoran Jun 12
There’s something utterly magical about being able to view and interact with the marginalia of an iconic and beloved author. Original handwriting really blows life into the words. Thanks again !
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Dove Cottage Jun 12
Replying to @WarbyKatherine
Hi Katherine, we certainly intend to do so in the future! The natural world is at the heart of William and Dorothy Wordsworth's writing, and provides an excellent opportunity to engage with current ecological research and concerns. We're glad that you like the event!
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Dove Cottage Jun 11
When human impact on the is leading us toward the point of no return, are we ready to accept nature as our teacher? This full day of events includes ecological talks, birdsong walks & romanticism aplenty!
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Keats-Shelley Assoc. Jun 5
Our series continues with a fair copy page from P. B. Shelley's lyrical drama, 'Prometheus Unbound'. 'The loftiest star of unascended Heaven Pinnacled dim in the intense inane.' View the fair copy, transcriptions, and more here:
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Dove Cottage Jun 11
To protect some of the family's more delicate books, Southey's daughters bound the volumes in cotton using old dresses and spare material. These books made up Southey's 'cottonian library'
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Dr Penny Bradshaw Jun 7
Very special evening with Jeff Cowton at Rydal Mount reading poems in the Wordsworths’ drawing room with students from the University of Texas at El Paso and El Paso Community College - I really enjoyed meeting you all
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Dove Cottage Jun 10
We’re looking to hire someone to shape, develop and manage our brand new café, you can apply for the role of Catering Manager at: .
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