April 2022

Festivals and Events

Talk: Coleridge and the West Country

The Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle, Castle Green, TA1 4AA

19 May 2022


To coincide with the major exhibition ‘In Xanadu: Coleridge and the West Country‘, join Tom Mayberry for an informative illustrated talk that explores the remarkable ‘year of marvels.’

Talk: Coleridge and the West Country

The talk will build upon themes explored in the exhibition, including Coleridge’s relationship with William and Dorothy Wordsworth and the influence of the Somerset landscape over the development of his poetry.

Tom Mayberry is Chief Executive of the South West Heritage Trust and the author of ‘Coleridge and Wordsworth in the West Country’.

Opening Hours

Thursday 19th May
7.30pm - 8.30pm



In person:
Limited tickets are available to join us in-person at The Museum of Somerset as the talk takes place live.

Cost: £9.50. Early booking advised to avoid disappointment.

If you are attending in-person please be aware that the event is being filmed and broadcast live.

The event will also be live-streamed via Zoom where you join us from your home (or anywhere!)

Cost: £5.00. Tickets for this option will be available to purchase up to 1 hour before the advertised start time.


Talk: Coleridge and the West Country
The Museum of Somerset
Taunton Castle
Castle Green

T: 01823 255088

E: museumofsomerset@swheritage.org.uk

W: swheritage.org.uk/museum-of-somerset/

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