Penrith Players Theatre
Showcasing productions from local writers to Shakespearean classics! Tickets from the Tourist Information Centre. Also live music events including ‘Plug and Play' night on the first Sunday evening of every month
Lonsdale Alhambra Cinema
Showing a variety of mainstream and alternative cinema.
Little Dockray, Penrith
Original paintings by leading Northern artists.
An award-winning attraction with plenty to keep the visitor occupied for several hours. Watch one of 7 giant movies per day; visit the National Mountaineering Exhibition; browse around 12 speciality shops, eat fresh Cumbrian food or let off steam in the creative workshops and indoor play area. Ample parking.
Throw your own pot, decorate one made earlier or take a tour around the old workings! Outside, the 10-acre gardens attract much wildlife, with a wooden bridge over a large pond providing a good vantage point for newt spotting in the spring. Several craft studios and workshops in art, ceramics, glassware and ironwork, café and gift shop.
Red Barn Art Gallery
A beautifully converted 18th century barn and stables showcases the work of contemporary artists, sculptors and ceramicists. Regular changing exhibitions.
The Wood Workshop
High quality hardwood furniture, most made from locally sourced wood.