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Ian McMillan reads Frost at Midnight

Coleridge Cottage glows with candlelight as the poet Ian McMillan reads Coleridge’s evocative poem ‘Frost at Midnight’ in front of the very place it is believed to have been written. The 17th Century cottage in Nether Stowey is now a Grade II listed building. After renting it in 1797 Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote many of his greatest works and it was here that the Romantic movement truly began during visits by and lively debates with Wordsworth and other of the movements luminaries. Read more…

Ian McMillan at Nether Stowey

Nether Stowey Church Centre was packed to the gills when Barnsley poet Ian McMillan took to the floor for an hour and a half of glorious poetry based mayhem Read more…

Miriam Nash

Miriam Nash is new Greenway Writer in Residence

We are thrilled to announce that poet Miriam Nash will be taking up the post of writer-in-residence at Greenway Read more…

John Keats – Where Be Ye Going, You Devon Maid Read by Sir Andrew Motion

The third poem recorded by The Poetry Archive for Writing Places is ‘Where Be Ye Going, You Devon Maid’ by John Keats read by Sir Andrew Motion.

 

 

andrew-buttonpalogo‘Where Be Ye Going, You Devon Maid’ by John Keats read by Sir Andrew Motion

 

 

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The Mower to the Glo-worms by Andrew Marvell, read by Sir Andrew Motion

Our second poem recorded by The Poetry Archive for Writing Places is ‘The Mower to the Glo-worms’ by Andrew Marvell.

 

andrew-buttonpalogo‘The Mower to the Glo-worms’ by Andrew Marvell read by Sir Andrew Motion

 

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ROSE COLLIS BLOGPOST, WRITER-IN-RESIDENCE, COLERIDGE COTTAGE

A writer confesses: a few months ago, when I was delighted to be appointed its first Writer-in-Resident, I knew little about Coleridge Cottage, and only slightly more about its famous former resident. But it didn’t take me long to learn that, while it might be one of the National Trust’s smaller sites, its importance as a preserved, restored and welcoming site is much greater than appearances might suggest. Read more…

Flash Fiction Winner – September

We are delighted to publish Unflinching, September’s flash fiction winner Liz Hedgecock’s piece of writing about Hardy and his love of animals… Read more…

Writing Places Open Day at Max Gate: October 13th

Max Gate, the house that Thomas Hardy had built and in which he lived until his death in 1928, welcomes you to a Writing Places Open Day on Tuesday 13th October 2015 to include free entry to the house and gardens. Read more…

Writing Places Activities in Coleridge Cottage

Writing Places has a series of reading and writing events running at the end of October at Coleridge Cottage, run by their Writer In Residence, Rose Collis. Read more…

Coleridge Cottage: Ten Point Trail

If you are tempted to take a visit to the house where Samuel Taylor Coleridge spent three of the most productive years of his life then download a copy of this ten-point trail to take with you. Read more…

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