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Reimagining Wordsworth awarded £4.1million grant by Heritage Lottery Fund

The Wordsworth Trust has been awarded a grant of £4.1million by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Reimagining Wordsworth project, it was announced today. The Wordsworth Trust is based at Dove Cottage, Grasmere, and it looks after the surrounding historic hamlet of Town End. After being awarded a first round pass* in 2016, the […]

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Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund supports culture in Cumbria

CUMBRIA Local Enterprise is delighted that its submission to a £15m Government fund aimed at showcasing the north of England has proved successful.   The £3.29 million World Heritage Lake District proposal — an ambitious multi-venue arts project – is one of just three projects across the north to win Government backing via the Northern […]

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Planning permission awarded

(December 2017).  Planning permission has been granted for Reimagining Wordsworth.  The Lake District National Park Authority approved the Wordsworth Trust’s planning application, which was drawn up after close consultation with local residents, Historic England and the National Park Authority itself. The Lake District National Park Authority has approved the £6.2 million project, which will see […]

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Introducing our new design team

(November 2016) Architect and Interpretation Designer appointed for the development phase of the Wordsworth Trust transformation project, Reimagining Wordsworth. The Wordsworth Trust have made two significant appointments this month for the development phase of an ambitious project, made possible by the Heritage Lottery Fund, to transform Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum in advance of […]

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Great news! Our first-round HLF application has been successful

(February 2016) Wordsworth Trust wins HLF funding The Lake District hamlet where William Wordsworth wrote the Daffodils poem is set for a major overhaul ahead of his 250th birthday in 2020. The Wordsworth Trust has secured support* for a £4.75m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to transform the Wordsworth story in, Grasmere, in […]

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