Summer Holiday Family Events: Poets Cornered
Start Date: 8th Aug 2017
End Date: 10th Aug 2017
Start Time: 11:30
End Time: 14:30

Location - College Garden

Explore Westminster Abbey this summer, with games, crafts and tours for families in the beautiful setting of College Garden.

From 8th – 10th August, activities take the theme of Poets Cornered. Get hands on and you could become the next Jane Austen or Charles Dickens. Watch a show and write an epic!

Family activity sessions

Tuesday 8th August at 11.30 am and 1.00 pm
Join performer Alice, to create an interactive performance inspired by Poets’ Corner.

Thursday 10th August at 11.30 am and 1.00 pm
Make Shakespearean ruffs, craft your own mini theatre and compose an epic Abbey poem with the Abbey team.

Activities take place in College Garden, accessible via Cloister Entrance in Dean's Yard, SW1P 3PA.


Wednesday 9th August at 12 Noon and 1.30 pm
Explore the power of the pen to find writers remembered in the Abbey with one of our friendly guides.


Places are FREE, but should be booked in advance by contacting Hannah: or 020 7654 4965

Entrance ticket to the Abbey not required. Activities are suitable for children aged 3+. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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