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Wildlife Encounters: An Exhibition of British Wildlife Photographs and the Tales behind them

Come and wonder at the striking wildlife of the British Isles as portrayed by local photographers Rosamund and John Macfarlane.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

This year's exhibition has been put together by local wildlife photographers Rosamund and John Macfarlane in collaboration with artist Jackie Morris and author Robert Macfarlane, and is sure to delight while rekindling a love for our natural world.

Presenting intimate stories of interactions with animals across the UK’s varied landscape, this curation of striking photographs, playful artwork and poetry lays bare the complexity of contemporary human-wildlife relations.

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This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Suitability

Suitable for the whole family

Meeting point

Wordsworth House

Accessibility

Wheelchair-accessible toilet in rear courtyard. Lift for access to ground floor of house. First floor of house accessible only by stairs.

Upcoming events

Event

Winter and Wildlife Photography Adventures 

Join photographers John and Rosamund Macfarlane as they share their winter photographic adventures.

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on
25 Apr 2024
at
19:00 to 20:30
Event

Animal Arts and Crafts 

Get crafty and creative with inspiration from our exhibition on British wildlife!

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on
25 May to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:30 to 15:30
+ 38 other dates or times
Event

Cockermouth live 

Come join us for some live performance!

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on
6 Jul to 7 Jul 2024
at
10:45 to 16:00
+ 1 other date or time
Event

Heritage Open Day 

Visit the house and garden free of charge and listen to a special talk to celebrate Heritage Open Day.

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on
7 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 16:00