Explore Britain's rich poetic heritage with events, features, news and web resources collected from hundreds of museums, archives, historic properties and libraries across the UK.
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is about to launch a new exhibition called Remembering the Great War for the First World Centenary - with a little seen painting admired by Wilfred Owen.
A book of poems by Lord Byron is offering curators and visitors at the People's History Museum in Manchester a tangible link to the life of deported Chartist William Cuffay.
David Jones' beautiful and complex epic poem about the First World War provided the inspiration for a night of poignant expression at the NPG for Museums at Night.
On what would have been his 450th birthday, we take a look at a plaster-cast made when Shakespeare died, a volume of his plays which went to the Arctic, folios and portraits.
One of the many bizaare incidents in the death of Dylan Thomas is to be celebrated at Chepstow Drill Hall as Chepstow Museum searches for a bar with an unusual yet natural connection to the poet.
Poetry Zoo, a new digital platform for poets, has launched with the intention of empowering stifled writers and giving them the opportunity to be seen and read.
A book which is less than a millimetre in height features as part of an Edinburgh show revealing the surprising popularity of miniature titles during centuries past.
Ruth Hazard joins five lucky Museums at Night competition winners who visited the fabled Faber Archive in Bloomsbury for literary tales, readings and rare manuscripts.
Five lucky winners will be heading for a night in the Faber Poetry Archive in London's Bloomsbury on May 15 in our exclusive Museums at Night competition.
Shakespeare's First Folio from 1623 - containing Macbeth, Julius Caesar and more - has been made freely available to leaf through online for the first time.
History lovers at the Oxford Preservation Trust will reopen the rooms where Shakespeare once stayed for a rare series of public tours on the 449th anniversary of his birth.
Dozens of cultural institutions across the country will help the inaugural Shakespeare Week inspire millions of people when it launches in March 2014.
From William Wordsworth's wedding ring to inked-out lines in her posthumously published Grasmere Journal, a new show ponders the enigma of Dorothy Wordsworth.
Works by Francis Towne and Thomas Girtin depicting late 18th century views of Coniston and Windermere in the Lake District have been acquired by the Wordsworth Trust.
Nearly 20 years after it first began, National Poetry Day is still engaging millions of people in reading, writing and performing poetry. Here is Culture 24's top ten picks of this year's offerings.