Walking like Wordsworth

Door-to-door poet Rowan McCabe shares work created during his 2020 residency at Wordsworth House and Garden.

  • Booking essential

Our Wordsworth 250 poet-in-residence reads poems inspired by the lives of ordinary people who live in streets named after the boy born in this house. Ticket price includes coffee and cake.


Event ticket prices
  • All £5.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
There is a booking fee of 5 per cent for all tickets.
Suitable for older children accompanied by an adult.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
This talk will be held in the dining room, which is accessible by lift. Garden and shop fully accessible. There is no wheelchair access to the first floor of the house.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
15 October 2020 19:30 - 21:00 Available

Contact Info

Wordsworth House
Call 01900 824805

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