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William Wordsworth and Tintern Abbey

Talks - History; Talks - Biography; Talks - Arts and Culture

Event Description

Meet the poet himself. Hear how he came to write his famous poem 'Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey'. Listen to him talk about the Romantic Movement, Dorothy, and his two visits to Tintern and how they affected his writing. And listen to the poem itself....

  • Duration: 45 mins
  • Online Zoom Event: An event held in person
  • Join as an individual or book for private groups up to 45
Simon Waterfield

Meet The Speaker, Simon

Simon Waterfield is a historical writer and performer of acted monologues covering subjects of a historical nature from the C7 to WW2. These are usually delivered in appropriate costume. Simon also writes and tells short stories on a variety of modern subjects. He has performed these stories for The Oddfellows, The WI, Probus, Freemasons, various museums around the country, various Art Organisations, CADW and National Trust, to name but a few.

Preparing for the Event

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We also recommend that pets are either calmly sitting on your lap or in another room, and any refreshments you may require are within your reach!