Calendar

If you’re running an event that you think will be relevant to New Writing Cumbria, and would like to see it listed here, please do get in touch. Thanks.

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A morning in Dove Cottage: Reading Group – Dylan Thomas 11:00 am
A morning in Dove Cottage: Readi... @ Dove Cottage & Garden
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Read and talk about the very special music of Wales’ most enduring 20th-century poet, Dylan Thomas, in his centenary year.  With Andrew Forster, Literature Officer.
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An Invitation to Dublin 7:00 pm
An Invitation to Dublin @ Old Stock Tea Room
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
I’m writing to invite you to an assisted reading of James Joyce’s Ulysses led by me, Mike Smith. Rather than try to read the whole of this long novel – 933 pages in my favourite[...]
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Weekend Poetry Workshop: Pushing your Poem to the Limit 9:30 am
Weekend Poetry Workshop: Pushing... @ Jerwood Centre
Dec 6 @ 9:30 am – Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm
Have you been writing for a white and want to push your poems to the next level? Is your work feeling a little stuck, and you want to find new ways to push your poetry[...]
Children’s Storytime 11:00 am
Children’s Storytime @ Bookends Carlisle
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am
Weekly on Saturdays at 11am, a storytime for 2-6 year olds, downstairs in Bookends Carlisle. Take some time out with your little one and listen to a story or two. Juice and biscuits for the[...]
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Literature Class Two: Shelley and Mary Shelley – Poetry and ‘Frankenstein’ 2:15 am
Literature Class Two: Shelley an... @ Jerwood Centre
Dec 8 @ 2:15 am – 4:00 pm
Literature Class Two: Shelley and Mary Shelley - Poetry and 'Frankenstein' @ Jerwood Centre | Grasmere | United Kingdom
Was Shelley, in the words of the Victorian Poet Matthew Arnold, ‘a beautiful and ineffectual angel beating in the void his luminous wings in vain’? Had his poetry no power at all to reform the[...]
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Dove Cottage Young Poets 3:30 pm
Dove Cottage Young Poets @ Abbot Hall Art Gallery
Dec 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Dove Cottage Young Poets @ Abbot Hall Art Gallery | Kendal | United Kingdom
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Children’s Storytime 11:00 am
Children’s Storytime @ Bookends Carlisle
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am
Weekly on Saturdays at 11am, a storytime for 2-6 year olds, downstairs in Bookends Carlisle. Take some time out with your little one and listen to a story or two. Juice and biscuits for the[...]
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Children’s Storytime 11:00 am
Children’s Storytime @ Bookends Carlisle
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am
Weekly on Saturdays at 11am, a storytime for 2-6 year olds, downstairs in Bookends Carlisle. Take some time out with your little one and listen to a story or two. Juice and biscuits for the[...]
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Tales for Tots: Storytelling for the under-5s 11:00 am
Tales for Tots: Storytelling for... @ The Wordsworth Museum
Dec 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet the people and animal who lived in Dove Cottage in our seasonal storytelling and craft sessions for under-5s. Our fun and creative sessions last for 1 hour, with 30 minutes of storytelling followed by[...]