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Southey Celebration

Join us to celebrate Robert Southey’s 246th Birthday and find out more about Keswick’s famous poet Laureate.

10.30-11.15:      Storytelling

  • Star of Digby Days, Becky Cole – and Digby of course – will be reading  Six Dinner Sid. Goldilocks and just the one bear. There are cats in this book.
  • We’ll have eight bookable socially-distanced family bubbles (3 per bubble) – book on Eventbrite or by contacting the museum.
  • The event will be live-streamed on our Facebook page for those that would prefer it
  • Enter via the main door – this event is in Gallery Two

12.00-16.00:      Ask the Expert

  • Charlotte May, who has been running the Southey Residency on our social media pages will be on hand in the Literature Zone with extra rarely-seen Southey objects from our collection
  • This is a unique chance to find out more about Robert Southey. No need to book – this is included in your admission price to the museum

17.30-18.00       Virtual Tour + Q&A

  • Charlotte will be posting a guided look at our Southey items and then taking questions on our Facebook page.


Not required