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Arts & Culture
Spark your imagination with a showcase of contemporary culture in the Lake District, Cumbria from 30 April to 22 May 2016 with Lakes Ignite 2016
Featuring a programme of outstanding contemporary art experiences inspired by our stunning landscape and a selection of music, art, comedy and literary highlights, Lakes Ignite 2016 is an eclectic, celebration of artistic expression in its many forms.
See the Lakes Ignite 2016 programme at www.lakesculture.co.uk or browse the themed sections below to build your own cultural break.
Meet Coniston's heroes, John Ruskin, artist, radical and seer and Donald Campbell, speed ace, and discover the mineral wealth of the fells, all at 'the most thought provoking museum in the Lakes', Rough Guide - all editions.
This area is rich in prehistoric remains including a standing stone, stone circle and cairns. Moor Divock is 300 metres above sea level, forming part of Askham Fell, to the East of Ullswater.
Double Circle of stones surrounding cremations in urns (removed). 'Platform' cairn, small barrows, Romano-British farmsteads.