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7th April 2020

Please RT for all the real life superheroes who are doing everything they can for us right nowPlease give us a follow if you can too, and help us celebrate NHS staff both now and in the future pic.twitter.com/Yc2aSwlY4r— NHS…

From @wordsworthgrasmere today on what is the poet’s 250th b…

7th April 2020

From @wordsworthgrasmere today on what is the poet’s 250th birthday: “Here in Grasmere, just over 200 years ago, William Wordsworth wrote ground-breaking poetry that he hoped would ‘live and do good’. In what ways does his poetry ‘live and do…

We are so fortunate to have @wordsworthg…

7th April 2020

We are so fortunate to have @wordsworthgras continuing to share Wordsworth's incredible work from here in the Lakes and Dales. Follow them to be inspired every day of the year!#wordsworth250 #LakesAndDales #Grasmere #poetry #literature #creativity #letscreate https://t.co/1ssc3kXOpa — Great Place:…

Wordsworth says that these experiences h…

7th April 2020

Wordsworth says that these experiences happen to us all, and become part of the makeup of who we are, developing our imaginations. These moments form the heart of his most-loved poetry. #Wordsworth #Wordsworth250 (2/2) — Wordsworth Grasmere (@WordsworthGras) April 7,…

Wordsworth encourages us to nurture our …

7th April 2020

Wordsworth encourages us to nurture our creative imagination. In his poetry he states that ‘there are in our existence spots of time’. These are ordinary moments that take an extraordinary turn, leading unexpectedly to powerful feelings of fear or joy.…

On Wordsworth’s 250th birthday, a huge ‘…

7th April 2020

On Wordsworth's 250th birthday, a huge 'Thank You' to National Lottery players @TNLUK & @HeritageFundUK for supporting our 'Reimagining Wordsworth' project. Can't wait to welcome you to @WordsworthGras at some point, but for now, #StayHomeSaveLives – & read Wordsworth of…

Tune in to @BBCRadio4 at 11.30am as lead…

7th April 2020

Tune in to @BBCRadio4 at 11.30am as leading poets Zaffar Kunial, Kim Moore, Helen Mort and Jacob Polley read new lyrical ballads inspired by the ideas in the original collection, first published by #Wordsworth and #Coleridge in 1798. #Wordsworth250 https://t.co/d6RdJlSAMY…

For Wordsworth, our true selves can be r…

7th April 2020

For Wordsworth, our true selves can be rediscovered through a life lived more closely with nature, by allowing ourselves 'to see, to think and feel'. His poetry encourages us to slow down, to notice – to live with a 'heart…

We know staying home means many people c…

7th April 2020

We know staying home means many people can’t physically get out into the Dales, so each morning we’re going to open a window to the Dales to help bring the outdoors inside. This is Andy Kay's picture of Scaleber Force…

Today marks 250 years since the birth of…

7th April 2020

Today marks 250 years since the birth of poet William Wordsworth and to celebrate, The Prince of Wales has recorded an excerpt from his poem ‘Tintern Abbey’ for @BBCr4today. HRH has been Patron of @WordsworthGras since 1996. #Wordsworth250 pic.twitter.com/KIbPHaRM8l —…

Why not start this day of celebration by…

7th April 2020

Why not start this day of celebration by listening to some Wordsworth-themed radio while eating your breakfast? @WTDirector was on @BBCFrontRow last night, listen here: https://t.co/u1VGmuNOmg, and @CuratorWT was on @BBCCumbria! Listen here: https://t.co/3MHc8gSKG2 #Wordsworth250 — Wordsworth Grasmere (@WordsworthGras) April…

William Wordsworth was born 250 years ag…

7th April 2020

William Wordsworth was born 250 years ago on this day. Our most influential English poet is more relevant now than ever. Follow our feed as we celebrate #Wordsworth’s legacy and explore how his words and philosophy speak to us today.…

Over to @BBC_Cumbria ! @CuratorWT is on…

6th April 2020

Over to @BBC_Cumbria ! @CuratorWT is on with Helen Millican now on the eve of Wordsworth's 250th birthday – https://t.co/wv87CgZzIk — Wordsworth Grasmere (@WordsworthGras) April 6, 2020

We’re currently tuned in to BBC Front Row to hear @wordswor…

6th April 2020

We’re currently tuned in to BBC Front Row to hear @wordsworthgrasmere Director on Wordsworth’s ongoing legacy ahead of his 250th birthday tomorrow. Follow them for exciting virtual celebrations! We are so proud the wonderful slice of history that is Dove…

We’re currently tuned in to @BBCFrontRow…

6th April 2020

We're currently tuned in to @BBCFrontRow to hear @WordsworthGras @WTdirector on Wordsworth’s ongoing legacy ahead of his 250th birthday tomorrow. Follow them for exciting virtual celebrations! We can't wait to visit it again in the future. https://t.co/DUeUND1h6P#Wordsworth250 — Great Place:…

DEADLINE THIS WEDNESDAY: The Culture in Quarantine Fund is a…

6th April 2020

DEADLINE THIS WEDNESDAY: The Culture in Quarantine Fund is a new commissioning strand launched by BBC Arts with @aceagrams to support England-based artists of any discipline to produce new works in creative media – video, audio and interactive – in…

DEADLINE THIS WEDS: The Culture in Quara…

6th April 2020

DEADLINE THIS WEDS: The Culture in Quarantine Fund is a new commissioning strand from BBC Arts with @ace_national to support England-based artists of any discipline to produce new works in creative media – video, audio and interactive – in spring…

@heritagefunduk has put together a £50million fund to suppor…

6th April 2020

@heritagefunduk has put together a £50million fund to support the heritage sector as an immediate response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The UK-wide fund – money raised from The National Lottery – will address immediate pressures over the next three-six…

This may be of help to some: Govt has no…

6th April 2020

This may be of help to some: Govt has now updated guidance so it is clear that if you voluntarily left after 28 Feb, your employer can choose to re-employ you and place you on furlough. https://t.co/YcF16MJJ2K #Covid19 #employment —…

@ImitatingtheDog releasing series of per…

6th April 2020

@ImitatingtheDog releasing series of performances and sited work online – new one every fortnight – pay what you like https://t.co/64SjGc0PJV — Henrietta Duckworth (@henriduckworth) April 6, 2020

Are you a cultural organisation getting …

6th April 2020

Are you a cultural organisation getting to grips with what #Covid19 support is on offer you? See our roundup of support from government and other sources here > https://t.co/1O8SeegICI — Arts Council England (@ace_national) April 6, 2020

We know staying home means many people c…

6th April 2020

We know staying home means many people can’t physically get out into the Dales, so each morning we’re going to open a window to the Dales to help bring the outdoors inside. This is Paul Harris's picture of Winskill Meadows…

Another Monday in this strange, temporary world. Yet we are …

6th April 2020

Another Monday in this strange, temporary world. Yet we are so impressed with the way organisations and individuals across the Lakes and Dales have responded and adapted. Monday, let’s do this! 💪 . . . #mondaymotivation #mondayinsights #LakesAndDales #mondaymorning #rural…

Another Monday in this strange, temporar…

6th April 2020

Another Monday in this strange, temporary world. Yet we are so impressed with the way organisations and individuals across the Lakes and Dales have responded and adapted. Monday, let's do this! 💪 Image by S Garnett 2019#mondaymotivation #mondayinsights #LakesAndDales pic.twitter.com/hPgrLApD2t…

Despite a handful of people ignoring ins…

5th April 2020

Despite a handful of people ignoring instructions not to travel, it was generally quiet in the National Park across the weekend. Thank you to everyone who stayed home. #StayHomeSaveLives #YorkshireDalesNationalParkhttps://t.co/Jblu6jnkVj pic.twitter.com/4YZTz4jsrZ — Yorkshire Dales (@yorkshire_dales) April 5, 2020