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‘Natural Layers’

Art Exhibition

Ulverston

Sun 2 Apr - Sat 1 Jul 2017

For this exhibition I have focused on a body of work created using natural, eco- and rust dyeing techniques, which I have embellished with layers of appliqué, hand embroidery, Kantha stitching and beadwork.

Being Human at Base Camp

Being Human at Base Camp

Penrith

Sat 29 Apr - Sun 2 Jul 2017

In April 2016, Cumbrian artist Derek Eland, became the first ever artist in residence at Everest Base Camp...

Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

Carlisle

Mon 26 Jun - Sat 1 Jul 2017

Blithe Spirit. A sparkling comedy written by Noel Coward. Directed by Jack Lester.

See our Local Residents

Conservation Day

Grange-over-Sands

Mon 26 Jun 2017

Join us for our regular fortnightly work party at one of the Witherslack mosses. It's a chance to get involved with improvements to habitats and visitor facilities.

Durham Guild of Spinners Weavers and Dyers

Durham Guild of Spinners Weavers and Dyers

Sedbergh

Sat 17 Jun - Sun 30 Jul 2017

Chinese Whispers - An exhibition where one piece of textile art inspires the next!

Exhibition of Paintings - "From Cumbria to Cornwal

Exhibition of Paintings - "From Cumbria to Cornwal

Ambleside

Sun 30 Apr - Fri 30 Jun 2017

"From Cumbria to Cornwall" is a small exhibition of recent paintings by South Lakeland Artist Amanda Watson.

Fairy and Dragon World

Fairy and Dragon World

Ambleside

Sat 1 Apr - Sun 1 Oct 2017

Our Fairy World attraction proved such a hit last summer, that it was voted Best Garden Centre Attraction at the recent Garden Retail Awards! This year, it returns bigger and better than ever – and here be dragons!

Common Blue by John Ford

Glenfender Wildlife by John Ford

Coniston

Fri 14 Apr - Tue 31 Oct 2017

This exhibition showcases some of the animals captured in photography from an unimproved northern hay meadow in the Cairngorms. Included in admission.

Handbagged

Handbagged

Keswick

Mon 26 - Tue 27 Jun 2017

When Maggie met the Queen. Tea at four. Handbags at dawn.

Polka, 2016 © Karen Shepherdson

Karen Shepherdson - The Welcome Rest at Grizedale

Hawkshead

Wed 7 Jun - Tue 31 Oct 2017

The Grizdale Forest Visitor Centre offers an inspiring site for an exhibition of Karen Shepherdson’s long-term photographic series ‘The Welcome Rest’.

Keswick Ghost Walks

Keswick Ghost Walks

Keswick

Mon 26 Jun 2017

The walks are led by “The Lady”, an elegant character in full Victorian mourning dress. The Lady is played by Jane Dickens; a native Cumbrian and professional actor with 20 years storytelling experience.

Neruda (15)

Neruda (15)

Cockermouth

Mon 26 Jun 2017

Inventive and entertaining drama about the poet and senator Pablo Neruda and his time in exile in post-second world war Chile.

Rob and Harriet Fraser – The Long View Exhibition

Rob and Harriet Fraser – The Long View Exhibition

Hawkshead

Wed 21 Jun - Thu 31 Aug 2017

Over two years Rob and Harriet Fraser have walked repeatedly to seven lone trees in Cumbria and spent time with them in all seasons, all weathers, night and day.

Savage Arena: The Legacy of Joe Tasker

Savage Arena: The Legacy of Joe Tasker

Keswick

Fri 9 Sep 2016 - Fri 1 Sep 2017

The Mountain Heritage Trust is delighted to present the first exhibition celebrating the life and achievements of pioneering mountaineer Joe Tasker.

The Embroiderers Guild - Capability and Creativity

The Embroiderers Guild - Capability and Creativity

Sedbergh

Sat 17 Jun - Sun 30 Jul 2017

Just over 300 years after his death, the creativity of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown is finally coming to Cumbria.

The Paisley Project

The Paisley Project

Sedbergh

Sat 17 Jun - Sun 30 Jul 2017

The Paisley Panels are a celebration of the great textile heritage of the town of Paisley; weaving, spinning, dyeing and thread making.

Visions of Home

Visions of Home

Carlisle

Mon 26 Jun - Fri 21 Jul 2017

Reader in Photography, John Darwell, has been invited by Liverpool’s Open Eye Gallery to explore their archives to curate an exhibition based on the idea of ‘Home’.

Where is Peter Rabbit?

Where is Peter Rabbit?

Windermere

Sat 10 Jun - Sun 3 Sep 2017

The smash-hit stage show of 2016 returns to delight audiences this summer.

Fish Supper Cruise

Fish Supper Cruise

Ullswater

Tue 27 Jun 2017

Our famous fish supper cruises return on-board a two hour evening cruise with musical entertainment from Pete Lashley.

Global Field Day – Land Management Training Event

Global Field Day – Land Management Training Event

Kendal

Tue 27 Jun 2017

We are changing the way we farm at Low Sizergh: looking at how we can use nature to achieve a thriving, food producing, species-rich landscape

Carlisle City Ghost Tour

An Evening of Ghouls, Grime and Gruesome Deaths

Carlisle

Wed 28 Jun 2017

Presented by Carlisle City Ghost Tour. Join us for a walking tour through the historic streets and dark alleys of Carlisle’s historic quarter.

Carlisle Bell and Cumberland Plate Day 2017

Carlisle Bell and Cumberland Plate Day 2017

Carlisle

Wed 28 Jun 2017

Carlisle Racecourse presents the contest for the oldest sporting trophy in the world, The Carlisle Bell.

Handbagged

Handbagged

Keswick

Wed 28 Jun 2017

When Maggie met the Queen. Tea at four. Handbags at dawn.

Jam night

Jam Night

Carlisle

Wed 28 Jun 2017

Jam with like minded musicians, share the craic over a hot drink or bevie. A chilled evening for musicians and music lovers.

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