EXPLORE AND ENJOY THE ARTS & CULTURE ON OFFER IN CUMBRIA
Big names, now known across the world, have long found inspiration here. The radical thinkers and artist pioneers of their time - William Wordsworth, Beatrix Potter, JMW Turner, John Ruskin, Kurt Schwitters and Andy Goldsworthy. Today, a rich creative life builds on that exceptional heritage.
You can see it and feel it within a few short miles; the artworks in mountains and forests, the scores of galleries and artists’ studios,the packed programme performances and festivals – not just music and comedy but wool, print and ceramics. It's the intimate venues and outdoor stages in stunning settings that make a cultural break here something unique.
For a taste of the art and culture waiting for you in England’s best-known landscape explore the sections below and at www.lakesculture.co.uk.