Below is the programme for the last Winter School:

THE 2017 WINTER SCHOOL

Monday 20 February

18.00 Reception & Introduction
19.00 Dinner
20.40 A Poetry Reading: Richard Gravil & John Rowe

Tuesday 21 February 

 09.30 Stephen Gill ~ The Poetry of Friendship: Coleridge in 'The Prelude'
 11.00 Seminars
 12.30 Walk: Circuit of Rydal and Grasmere, OR
 13.00 Excursion: A Pedestrian Tour of Ricardian & Wordsworthian Penrith
 17.30 Felicity James ~ Wordsworth, Coleridge & Lamb, c. 1816
 19.00 Dinner                                                                                                                                                                                    20.20 A Poetry Reading: Richard Gravil & John Rowe                                                                                                                   

Wednesday 22 February

 09.30 David Chandler ~ Friendship in 'The Excursion'
 11.00 Seminars
 12.30 Walk to Dove Cottage via the Coffin Path
 13.30 An Afternoon at the Wordsworth Trust (including a lecture by Arthur Kincaid on Wordsworth, the Clarksons & other 'Friends'; a photographic journey with the Clarksons by Hugh Kirby; an introduction by Jeff Cowton and viewing of the Wordsworth Trust exhibition 'Wordsworth Country: lakes, Mountains & Waterfalls'; a talk by Jeff Cowton & Michael McGregor on future developments at the Wordsworth Trust; and a candlelit visit to Dove Cottage)
 19.00 Dinner
 20.30 A Poetry Reading: Richard Gravil & John Rowe                                                                                                                   

Thursday 23 February

 09.30 Christopher Simons ~ Wordsworth & William Rowan Hamilton
 11.00 Seminars
 12.30 Walk: Nab Scar & Alcock Tarn, OR
 12.45 Excursion: Blackwell Arts & Craft House                                                                                                                                  17.30 Judith W Page ~ Wordsworth, Writing, & the Friendship of Women                                                                                              19.00 Dinner                                                                                                                                                                                              20.30 Play (written & dir. David Chandler): The Siege of Rydal Mount; or, The Poetry Reading interrupted

Friday 24 February

 09.30 Joanna Taylor ~ Wordsworth & Hartley Coleridge
 11.00 Seminars
 12.20 Walk: Loughrigg, OR
 12.30 Excursion: Newbiggin Hall, Temple Sowrby
 17.30 Cecilia Powell ~ Wordsworth's artistic friendships
 20.30 Finale: the traditional last night of readings and music

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Saturday 25 February

11.00 The Jonathan Wordsworth Memorial Lecture at the Jerwood Centre:
Richard Gravil ~ Unknown Wordsworthshire