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David Hockney, A Rake's Progress

A Rake's Progress by David Hockney

Kendal

Thu 28 Sep - Fri 22 Dec 2017

Sixteen prints influenced by David Hockney's visit to New York in 1961.

Alan Stones – ‘Clearing’ – Art Exhibition

Alan Stones – ‘Clearing’ – Art Exhibition

Penrith

Tue 3 Oct - Sun 12 Nov 2017

'Since the day I graduated (in Fine Art) from St Martin’s School of Art in 1971 I have worked full-time as an artist...'

Animal remains

Bones in Caves!

Kirkby Lonsdale

Wed 18 Oct 2017

A fascinating illustrated talk by Tom Lord about the recent discoveries in local caves. His in-depth study reveals the past wildlife of the north of England.

British Women Climb

British Women Climb

Keswick

Fri 29 Sep 2017 - Sun 16 Sep 2018

The Mountain Heritage Trust are pleased to announce that their new British Women Climb exhibition will open at Keswick Museum on the 29th September 2017.

By Jeeves directed by Alan Ayckbourn

By Jeeves directed by Alan Ayckbourn

Windermere

Fri 6 Oct - Sat 4 Nov 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn’s light-hearted, fun musical BY JEEVES is the highlight of the Old Laundry Theatre’s 25th Anniversary Season 2017.

C- Art Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition

C- Art Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition

Penrith

Sat 9 Sep - Sun 5 Nov 2017

In partnership with Eden Arts, the C-Art Cumbrian Artist of the Year exhibition is selected from an open call of contemporary artists who live and work in Cumbria as well as those who originated from the county.

Huton Roof Residents!

Conservation Day

Carnforth

Wed 18 Oct 2017

Scrub clearance to maintain an open ride for the rare fritillary butterflies, northern brown argus and other species, as well as keeping the footpath open for public access. A bonfire is likely.

Knitting

Florence Knit 'n' Natter

Egremont

Sat 30 Sep 2017 - Sat 25 Sep 2027

A weekly get-together for knitters, crocheters and other crafty types.

Garden Tour - Meet the Experts

Garden Tour - Meet the Experts

Windermere

Wed 18 Oct 2017

Join a guided tour around Brockhole's Mawson gardens and get an insight into Brockhole's history, plants and seasonal highlights.

Ghosts and Ghouls Halloween Trail

Ghosts and Ghouls Halloween Trail

Windermere

Sat 14 - Tue 31 Oct 2017

Join in the spooky fun at Brockhole with our ghoulish scavenger hunt around the grounds. Suitable for all ages.

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.

Wasdale Screes by Jenni Payne

GROUND 4

Egremont

Thu 28 Sep - Sat 28 Oct 2017

A new exhibition featuring eight artists working with natural pigments - from pottery to painting.

Handbagged

Handbagged

Keswick

Wed 18 Oct 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’.

Miss Julie

Miss Julie

Keswick

Wed 18 Oct 2017

Midsummer’s Eve, Sweden. A night when the sun doesn’t set. A night of drinking and dancing. A night to break the rules. Scenes of a sexual nature

Percy Kelly: Crosby Villas

Percy Kelly - Line Of Beauty: A Retrospective

Carlisle

Sat 23 Sep 2017 - Sun 28 Jan 2018

This major retrospective celebrates the extraordinary talent of Cumbrian artist Percy Kelly (1918-1993). For the first time Kelly’s entire artistic output is brought together in a rich display of over 100 works.

The Soulful Baker

The Soulful Baker

Carlisle

Wed 18 Oct 2017

Local baker and Instagram sensation’s Julie Jones will be celebrating her debut cookery book The Soulful Baker.

Bowderstone

The Time Machine

Keswick

Sat 23 Sep - Sun 29 Oct 2017

Visit our pop-up exhibition in the former climber's hut to see how dramatically the landscape has changed over the last 200 years. #evolvingmasterpiece

Walney Juniors present Calamity Jane

Walney Juniors present Calamity Jane

Barrow-in-Furness

Tue 17 - Sat 21 Oct 2017

The company who staged the spectacular Grease return this year with the story of the tomboy cowgirl who ventures to Vaudeville to find an act to entertain the boys of Deadwood.

Women of the Arts & Crafts Movement

Women of the Arts & Crafts Movement

Windermere

Fri 15 Sep 2017 - Mon 1 Jan 2018

The show recognises works by women artists whose contributions have often been overlooked, or wrongly attributed in favour of a more prominent male family member.

Yromem

yromem

Windermere

Sat 9 Sep - Sat 4 Nov 2017

Miroslaw Balka, a contemporary artist from Poland, will install a tantalising exhibition in Windermere in September.

As You Like It

As You Like It

Keswick

Thu 19 Oct 2017

Shakespeare’s beguiling tale of mistaken identity, pastoral comedy and love.

Dark skies

Dark skies

Penrith

Thu 19 Oct 2017

Join Border Astronomical Society and Cumbria Wildlife Trust to discover the night sky at Eycott Hill Nature Reserve.

First Jumps Fixture 19th October

First Jumps Fixture 19th October

Carlisle

Thu 19 Oct 2017

Come and join us for the start of the National Hunt season at Carlisle Racecourse.

Aqua Pura

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