Welcome to our events page - take a look below to see what we're up to and how you can get involved.  At present most events are taking place online but this will change at some point ... and we're looking forward to a series of walks and talks when this is possible. You can read newsletters from this page, or sign up to receive them directly, and if you're curious about social media feeds, click the icons at the bottom of the page to visit Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.    

November 3

Poetry reading, Brewery Arts Centre

Harriet will be presenting her work at this evening event alongside Katie Hale and Caroline Gilfillan as part of the Brewery Poets reading series.

October 13

Kirby Lecture ( Friends of the Lake District) Ambleside

We feel honoured to have been invited to present The Friends of the Lake District's annual Kirby Lecture. If you'd like to come and join us there's more information here

October 9 to October 10

The Long View: final day of exhibition at Grizedale Forest

If you've been meaning to go, this is your last chance. The Long View exhibition finishes at Grizedale on 10th October. It will be touring the UK in 2018.

October 6 to December 22

Voices From the Land: Exhibition

An intimate enquiry into farming and Landscape in the Yorkshire Dales. After more than year of research, and working with a team of volunteers and students, Voices of the Land will share the views and practices of more than twenty farmers from across the Dales.

September 16

Acorn Poetry Seat: Penn Wood

The new Acorn Poetry seat in the Woodland Trust's Penn Wood will become active today, with audio recordings of Harriet's poems. If you're near, take a walk and have a listen. 

September 9

New journal article in The Goose

It's good to share the thinking behind our work. This article in The Goose, Vol 16, entitled What Rises Above the White Noise, is the second in a series with this journal (the previous aritcle, inspired by the Yellow installation at the Wasdale Oak, was in Vol 15). It's lovely to be among such great company. If you're curious, you can download the pdf by following the links. 

September 8 to September 17

‘Art in Extraordinary Places’ for C-Art

C-Art brings together a huge amount of excellent art across Cumbria and this year has a new category. Our two treefolds are featuring among many other pieces, so do take yourself out and get exploring. 

September 5

Photography & Poetry Masterclass, Tarn Hows

As part of the Great Landscapes Week with Friends of the Lake District, we'll be leading a walk around Tarn Hows. Plenty of time to dawdle, take photos and write, with tips and guidance along the way. 

August 7

treefold:east, open day

While treefold:east is taking shape please feel free to drop by - there's an official open day on 7th August. More about treefolds here

July 31

treefold:centre in Grizedale Forest

A new sculpture for Grizedale Forest and a legacy for The Long View - we're delighted to have the first of three dry stone wall treefolds in place, inset with poetry, commanding a stunning view, and ready to house a new aspen tree. Find out more here and plan your visit if you're curious!

July 22

The Long View, presentation & exhibition tour at Grizedale Forest

11am - 1pm Come along and find out more about the background to The Long View in The Yan at Grizedale Forest, and walk around the gallery with us.

July 22

The Long View, at The Box, Kendal

Come and join us for a presentation and Q&A at The Box in Kendal - part of the RGS (with IBG) regional lecture series. 7pm.

July 20

treefold:centre, open day

Very exciting to be building the first of three treefolds as part of the nationwide Charter Arts Residency Programme. treefold:centre is in Grizedale Forest. Come and join us during the build, 12 noon - 2pm. 

July 4

Walking and Poetry in the Meadow

Join Harriet and Jan Darrall from Friends of the Lake District for a walk through the wildflower meadows at High Borrowdale, and poetry reading from Harriet's Meadow collection. 

June 26

IFLAS - heritage, poetry, place and meaning

A walk with discussion and poetry along the way as we explore the heritage of landscape and the connection - and disconnection - of people and place, with IFLAS at Cumbria University

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