The Wordsworth Trust
When: 29.07.2019 to 03.08.2019
To the Lake District and the land of Wordsworth for Places of Poetry’s next residency (29th July – 3rd August). Places of Poetry meets Reimagining Wordsworth, a project led by the Wordsworth Trust which aims to re-examine the poet’s life and legacy from a modern perspective, creating new ways to enjoy his poetry. They are running a whole week of free poetry activity from Monday 29th July.
Free events at the Wordsworth Trust
How did Wordsworth write ‘I wandered lonely as a Cloud’? Find out about the creation of this famous poem, with original manuscripts from our collection. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 11.00-am11.45am
Walking with William and Dorothy
Explore some of the places around Dove Cottage that inspired the Wordsworths’ writing.
Get Creative in the Garden
Try out fun activities and use the natural world to inspire your creativity at this all-ages drop-in session.
Tuesday, Thursday, 11.00am-2.00pm
Pop-up Poetry Café
Rediscover a favourite poem, find a new one, or have a go at writing one of your own!
Meet poets Daljit Nagra and Paul Farley as they record voices around Grasmere to create a sound poem.
A brief bio of Daljit. Daljit Nagra is a poet, teacher and radio presenter who lives in Harrow. In 2015 he was the first poet-in-residence for Radio 4 and 4 Extra. Faber & Faber has published several of his books including, most recently, British Museum in 2017.