HERE are the latest announcements from our community news correspondent Myra McCraith for Grasmere.

TODAY's WI meeting will feature a Thai cookery demonstration with Deborah and Angela of the Create Escape and describe how these two friends came to set up their successful business, based in Milnthorpe (Thursday, April 8, 2pm, on Zoom).

BOOK Group meets tonight to discuss The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim (Thursday, April 8, 8pm, on Zoom).

KNIT and nat meet on the second and fourth Tuesday each month (Tuesday, April 13, 3pm, on Zoom).

For an invitation, please contact Christine on 35537.

ST OSWALD's church weekly communion services will recommence next week (Sunday, April 18, 11am).

THE ANNUAL General Meeting of the Village Society will take place on Zoom (Tuesday April 20, 7.30pm).

Please ensure your membership is paid up to date to ensure your invitation.

WORDSWORTH Grasmere events continue on Zoom, with several free poetry groups and open mic sessions.

Children's Easter holiday activities after April 12 may also be booked in advance.

Little Wanderers in the Woodland will encourage young children to be creative and playful outdoors (Fridays, from April 23).

Advance booking is essential.

For further information see

Dove Cottage is currently closed.

ALLAN Bank grounds have reopened but the house remains closed after the completion of essential conservation work and building repairs.

Local residents may apply for a free garden pass on proof of address.

To book entry to the grounds, and for information about when the house will reopen please see