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Please can you make a donation?  Your generosity will help to create a bigger and more modern Wordsworth Museum, a more authentic Dove Cottage, a new centre for schools and groups, and exciting new activities with something for everyone.  Every penny makes a difference.

Your donation will directly support Reimagining Wordsworth.  Your donation will not be used to cover our fundraising costs.

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An animated timeline will help visitors learn more about Wordsworth’s fascinating life.
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A custom-built display case will make it possible to show the Wordsworths’ words in Dove Cottage, the very place where they were written.
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Authentic paints and fabrics will help restore Dove Cottage to how it would have been when the Wordsworths lived there.
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there is great opportunity to draw together the rich experiences of this internationally significant site, enhance the experience and delight visitors.
Robert Chambers, Partner at architects Purcell -
The story of Reimagining Wordsworth is multi-layered, and we need to find a coherent voice to bring together a rich and complex subject. A wonderful challenge.
- Pippa Nissen, Director, Nissen Richards Studio