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'The Right Sort of Woman' exhibition

'The Right Sort of Woman' exhibition

Hawkshead

Sat 10 Feb - Sun 28 Oct 2018

Featuring Beatrix Potter's original artwork, handwritten letters and personal items, this new exhibition uncovers a lesser-known side to the well-loved children's author.

Carlisle City Ghost Tour

Carlisle City Ghost Tour

Carlisle

Thu 5 Apr - Thu 27 Sep 2018

Ghost tour through the historic streets of Carlisle city centre.

Work by Hunt Emerson

Work

Coniston

Thu 12 Apr - Sun 2 Sep 2018

Marking the completion of Hunt Emerson & Kevin Jackson's masterful Ruskin comic, How to Work, Be Rich, & See, we present Emerson's tribute to Ford Maddox Brown alongside works on the theme of Work. In the Blue Gallery.

Fairy and Dragon World

Fairy and Dragon World

Ambleside

Fri 20 Apr - Wed 5 Sep 2018

Join us from the Easter holidays through to September and your family will be enthralled to explore our magical enchanted forest to search for Fairy doors and Dragon eggs.

British Women Climb

British Women Climb

Keswick

Wed 25 Apr - Sun 16 Sep 2018

Follow the history of women’s climbing on rock, snow, ice and indoors – from the 19th century to the present day.

Sport in Action 10k

Sport in Action 10K

Carlisle

Thu 26 Apr - Sun 26 Aug 2018

10K run starting & finishing near the Sheepmount Sports Stadium.

Historic Carlisle Guided Walk

Historic Carlisle Guided Walk

Carlisle

Thu 3 May - Thu 27 Sep 2018

Discover 2000 years of history in just 2.5 hours!

In Search of Mary Shelley

In Search of Mary Shelley

Grasmere

Sat 5 May - Mon 27 Aug 2018

In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote 'Frankenstein' This exhibition marking the bicentenary of 'Frankenstein's' publication, based on the book by Fiona Sampson, explores how Mary Shelley became the girl who wrote the famous novel.

Man and Mountain

Man and Mountain: Chris Bonington

Keswick

Sat 19 May 2018 - Sun 6 Jan 2019

Heritage Lottery Fund supported exhibition on world renowned mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington that traces his journey from the sandstone of Harrison’s Rocks to the highest summits on earth, and close connections to the Cumbrian landscape.

Where is Peter Rabbit?  The Beatrix Potter Musical

Where is Peter Rabbit? The Beatrix Potter Musical

Bowness-on-Windermere

Sat 26 May - Sun 2 Sep 2018

Inspired by the world-famous stories, this unique stage show brings to life Beatrix Potter’s favourite characters in a not to be missed visual spectacular.

Form over Function

Form over Function

Windermere

Tue 5 Jun - Sun 9 Sep 2018

This exhibition challenges the notion that ceramics are primarily functional. Explore how artists create art out of craft. Ranging from a playful hippo sculpture to an optical illusion box, works are themed into four subjects.

Carlisle Citadel

The Carlisle Story

Carlisle

Wed 6 Jun - Wed 26 Sep 2018

Evening guided walk through Carlisle’s city centre discovering the fascinating stories our the border city.

Eden Rivers Wonder World

Eden Rivers Wonder World

Carlisle

Sat 16 Jun - Sun 30 Sep 2018

‘Let’s keep it amazing’ is the message of this ambitious exploration of the places and creatures that make the Eden rivers so – amazing!

From Wordsworth to the Web

From Wordsworth to the Web

Kendal

Tue 19 Jun - Thu 20 Dec 2018

Here is the news! Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry celebrates 200 years of Kendal’s local paper, the Westmorland Gazette.

Votes for Women: Suffrage and Women's Lives

Votes for Women: Suffrage and Women's Lives

Kendal

Tue 19 Jun - Mon 31 Dec 2018

Discover the history of the suffragists and suffragettes and how women fought for their rights.

Elisabeth Frink: Fragility and Power

Elisabeth Frink: Fragility and Power

Kendal

Fri 22 Jun - Sat 29 Sep 2018

Explore the personal experiences and influences that shaped the work of one of the most exciting British sculptors of the twentieth century, Elisabeth Frink.

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl’s Wondrous World

Penrith

Sat 30 Jun - Sun 2 Sep 2018

Journey through 6 stories and experience Roald Dahl’s Wondrous World at Rheged this summer!

Canoe Guided Tour of Windermere

Canoe Guided Tour of Windermere

Windermere

Sun 1 Jul - Sun 2 Sep 2018

Every Thursday and Sunday 2-4pm, join a UK GO Canoeing accredited Guided Tour of Windermere. Explore the lake, it's islands and wildlife. Improve your skills and share the experience. Great for families and beginners.

Imagine II 35cmx32cm Acrylic on Board

E.M. Lafuente – Landscapes of the Mind

Sedbergh

Wed 4 Jul - Tue 28 Aug 2018

Atmospheric paintings of northern landscapes

Carlisle's West Walls

The Horrid Tour of Carlisle

Carlisle

Wed 4 Jul - Wed 29 Aug 2018

A family friendly story walk delving into the darker side of Carlisle's long and turbulent history.

Lakes herdy trails

Lakes herdy trails Windermere and Bowness

Windermere

Fri 13 Jul - Fri 5 Oct 2018

Hunt the herdys on display in shop windows around Windermere and Bowness. Fill in the names on the trail sheets available to purchase for £1 from local retailers and the Tourist Information centre in Windermere.

Greg Stobbs-From Acorns

Greg Stobbs-From Acorns

Hawkshead

Sat 14 Jul - Fri 31 Aug 2018

An exhibition of illustrations inspired by the forest

Inspired By Nature

Inspired By Nature

Hawkshead

Sat 14 Jul - Sun 23 Sep 2018

Summer exhibition by nine Royal Society of Sculptor artists.

Ann Haslam

Ann C. Haslam – Beyond 4 Walls

Sedbergh

Tue 17 Jul - Tue 4 Sep 2018

Exhibition of woven textiles and surface printed design.

Aqua Pura

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