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Date(s) - 14/08/2022
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Wordsworth Workshop: ‘Living Letters’ with Susan Allen

Kirkby Lonsdale Poetry Festival

Sunday 14th August 2022 14:30–15:30 Kirkby Lonsdale Library Booking Required

A practical creative session exploring the significance of letter writing to the Wordsworths. Susan will briefly introduce the importance of letters to the Wordsworths, their family and friends and share facsimiles of folded letters in our collection. – some funny, some sad. We’ll talk about letters that have been significant to us and create folded letters using quills and inks. The letters could be to anyone – someone we know, our younger / older selves, an imaginary or historical person. People can be as creative as they like (including poems, drawings) while using the folded paper format.
Open to all ages, and especially to people interested in the Romantics, social history, calligraphy, and questions of how we communicate today

Further information and booking is here