Graham Sutherland

When’s it on: 29/06/2013 till 15/09/2013 from 10.30am – 5.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Exhibition

Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal

What’s happening: This exhibition at Abbot Hall, the first significant show of the artist in the north west, will explore Sutherland’s surreal transformation of the natural forms he chanced upon (‘accidental encounters’ as he termed it), twisting them into striking, dramatic compositions imbued with an ‘exultant strangeness’ and illuminated by the elemental power of the artist’s imagination. Open Sunday’s throughout the exhibition.

A Heritage Trail to Troutbeck

When’s it on: 28/03/2013 till 28/03/2013 from 1.15pm. each day.

Type of event: Walk

Where’s it being held: Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre Windermere

What’s happening: Enjoy a gentle walk along the historical route to the village of Troutbeck. Start: 1:15 pm at Brockhole, Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere. Just turn up. Price: Free, donations welcome. Grade: Easy. Length: 6.2 km, 3.8 miles, 3 hrs. Appropriate footwear essential. Hearing impaired. Dogs allowed. Public transport to start point available.

Prom Art – Grange-over-Sands

When’s it on: 28/04/2013 till 28/04/2013 from 9.30am to 4.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts

Where’s it being held: Grange Promenade Grange-over-Sands

What’s happening: The biggest open-air art gallergy in the North West. 80 art and craft stalls selling the widest variety seen in one place. Paintings in oils, watercolours, mixed media, pictures in silver and a cartoonist. Crafts include photography, silversmith, jewellery, glass fused and stained, wood turning carving and textiles which include pictures, bags, scarves. Dolls house minatures can be found.

Experimenting with Inks with Frances Winder

When’s it on: 11/05/2013 till 11/05/2013 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts

Where’s it being held: People’s Hall Sedbergh

What’s happening: One of a series of very popular workshops with local artist Frances Winder. Starting by experimenting with markmaking explore a variety of ways of using the medium – ink brush work, washes, pen and ink, layered ink and resist. Try using sticks,granulating fluid and feathers to create effects.

Ulverston and North Lonsdale Show

When’s it on: 31/07/2013 till 31/07/2013 from 8.30am – 17.30pm. each day.

Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair

Where’s it being held: Recreation Hall Fields, Urswick, Ulverston, Cumbria Ulverston

What’s happening: Traditional agricultural Show featuring horses, cattle, sheep, poultry, rabbits, horticulture, floral art, baking, children’s classes,Dog Show (to be entered on the day), Birds of Prey, rural crafts, trade and craft stands, Playzone, catering,bar, disabled access and parking, ringside parking,free bus from Barrow and Ulverston,various other attractions. £7 adults £5 concessions and children over 5 (children under 5 free), family ticket £18.

Dentdale Run

When’s it on: 10/03/2013 till 10/03/2013 from 1.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Miscellaneous

Where’s it being held: Dent C of E Primary School, Laning, Dent Dent

What’s happening: The annual Dentdale Run is a major fundraising event for Dent CE Primary School. Staged on the roads and lanes around beautiful Dentdale this race will test all athletes as well as providing the opportunity to race amongst some of the most spectacular scenery. There are trophies and prizes for overall winners as well as veterans categories and a delicious spread for afterwards.

Easter Holidays: Young Chadwicks

When’s it on: 08/04/2013 till 12/04/2013 from 11.00am. each day.

Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts

Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal

What’s happening: Join us to construct sculptures from willow. Each day visitors will be encouraged to contribute to the huge sculptures taking shape or to make mini sculpture to take away with them. Free with Gallery admission

Bodil Manz

When’s it on: 24/05/2013 till 01/09/2013 from 10.30am – 5.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Exhibition

Where’s it being held: Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere

What’s happening: Bodil Manz’s work utilises the gentle fragility of egg shell porcelain and dominance of utilitarian white and block colour to create breath-taking ceramic vessels. Her near paper thin cast porcelain cylinders are so translucent that you can often discern the light and shadow passing through both walls of a pot blending interior with exterior.

Kirkby Lonsdale Annual Gardening Show

When’s it on: 31/08/2013 till 31/08/2013 from 2.00pm – 4.30pm. each day.

Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair

Where’s it being held: The Institute, Kirkby Lonsdale Kirkby Lonsdale

What’s happening: The Kirkby Lonsdale Annual Show is held in the Institute, where there is plenty of parking nearby. The entry forms and schedule for the show are available from Lunesdale Home & Garden, KL, with a copy held in the library. Entries must be in before the last Tues before the Show. Each year the variety of veg,flowers,pot plants and craft entries exceed the previous years’,as the popularity of our Show increases. Everyone’s welcome to enter, or just come along to view and have a cup of tea.

Eugene Onegin Live

When’s it on: 20/02/2013 till 20/02/2013 from 7.30pm. each day.

Type of event: Theatre

Where’s it being held: Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal

What’s happening: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky’s best-loved opera is based on Alexander Pushkin’s verse drama of the same name. It provided Tchaikovsky with an opportunity to present everyday and authentic experiences on the stage, in contrast to the epic narratives that characterized much European opera of the time.

‘Traditional Hand-Sewn Welsh Quilts’ with DeAnne Hartwell-Jones

When’s it on: 15/03/2013 till 15/03/2013 from 10.30am – 4.30pm. each day.

Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts

Where’s it being held: Farfield Mill Arts & Heritage Centre, Garsdale Road, Sedbergh Sedbergh

What’s happening: In conjunction with Quilt Festival @ Farfield Mill, joine DeAnne to learn the fundamentals of traditional hand-sewing and paper-peicing using Welsh Flannels.DeAnne Hartwell-Jones has been patchworking and quilting for 35 years. She is self-taught, works in diverse ways and her projects have all been hand sewn. In 2011 she was in residence at the Llangollen Royal International Pavilion for the first two weeks of QUILTFEST, where she demonstrated hand stitching skills.

VooDoo Robot Club Night

When’s it on: 06/04/2013 till 06/04/2013 from 9.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Music

Where’s it being held: Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal

What’s happening: DJ’s James Morgan and Robin Gibbons, alongside two guest DJ’s (TBA) bring you another night of foot-stomping Electro-Funk, House, Dubstep, Breaks & Drum ‘n’ Bass, with live visuals from Jamie Wilde (FLOW).

Country Fest

When’s it on: 01/06/2013 till 02/06/2013 from 10.00am – 5.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Coffee Morning

Where’s it being held: Westmorland County Showfield, Crooklands, Cumbria Crooklands

What’s happening: Celebrating the region’s excellent food & drink, visitors can try and buy a wide variety of outstanding products from exhibitors in the Food Zone. Demos abound in the Food Theatre or visit the Why Farming Matters & Grow Your Own marquees to learn more about where our food comes from. Elsewhere, Music and Dance, Crafts, Beer Festival, and a wide variety of trade stands await. Ticket Prices: Adult £8, Child £2, Family £17 – Advance Rates available at www.westmorlandshow.co.uk & various outlets.

Shocktober

When’s it on: 25/10/2013 till 27/10/2013 from 11.00am – 4.00pm each day.

Type of event: Miscellaneous

Where’s it being held: Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, near Kendal, LA8 8DZ. Kendal

What’s happening: Join us for a weekend of spooky activities to celebrate Halloween. Come along and make your own wand and broomstick!

South Cumbria Musical Festival

When’s it on: 17/03/2013 till 23/03/2013 from N/A each day.

Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair

Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, Ulverston Ulverston

What’s happening: A varied selection of competitive classes in music and speech. Individuals, schools and groups of all ages can gain invaluable experience and the benefit of performing before an audience, plus helpful comments and advice given by professional adjudicators engaged by the Festival. Many bursaries are awarded to encourage performers in their chosen discipline. Trophies are presented in all classes.

Our 21st Birthday!¬

When’s it on: 13/04/2013 till 14/04/2013 from 10.00am-4.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Miscellaneous

Where’s it being held: The Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, Milnthorpe. Milnthorpe

What’s happening: Come along and enjoy our 21st birthday celebrations at the Wildlife Oasis. There’ll be lots of fun activities for young and old alike and our guides will be on hand to help you get up close and personal to some of our animals and answer your questions.

Leven Valley Support Group for St Mary’s Hospice Annual Summer Fair and Car Boot Sale

When’s it on: 16/06/2013 till 16/06/2013 from 9.30am. each day.

Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair

Where’s it being held: Haverthwaite Playing Field, Haverthwaite Newby Bridge

What’s happening: Annual summer fair and car boot sale local craft and produce stalls, entertainment, bouncy castle, childrens magician, “Fifi the Flea”,bouncy castle,refreshments, all the fun of the fair and much more all proceeds to St Mary’s Hospice Ulverston £2.00 entrance under 16s free.

Lakeland Sinfonia

When’s it on: 23/03/2013 till 23/03/2013 from 7.30pm each day.

Type of event: Music

Where’s it being held: Lakes Leisure Burton Road Kendal Kendal

What’s happening: The Lakeland Sinfonia,under the baton of Wyn Davies,start with Gounod’s Little Symphony for Wind Instruments.Then Alice Neary plays Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No.1 – a great tour de force. Debussy’s Petite Suite is always po;uar and we end with Poulenc’s Sinfonietta.

Carmina Burana

When’s it on: 20/04/2013 till 20/04/2013 from 7.30pm each day.

Type of event: Music

Where’s it being held: The Lakes School Troutbeck Bridge Windermere Cumbria Windermere

What’s happening: Staveley Choral will be joined by singers from The Lakes School, The Millennium Youth Choir & Deissen, Germany (Windermere’s twin town) for this spectacular event. Accompaniment is provided by six percussionists, two pianos, two soloists & local young people to add to the drama. We aim to encourage people in the local community to take part so we invite you to join our Monday rehearsals from January 2013 (7.15 in Staveley Village Hall)Reading music is not a requirement. Ring Philip for info.

Dig in the Park

When’s it on: 06/07/2013 till 21/07/2013 from 11.00am – 3.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Outdoor Activity

Where’s it being held: Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, near Kendal, LA8 8DZ. Kendal

What’s happening: Interested in archaeology? Fancy trying your hand at uncovering history in the grounds of one of Cumbria’s oldest inhabited houses? Volunteers are being invited to join a new dig at Sizergh Castle next July, with pre-dig education and training days being offered by Levens Local History Group in partnership with the National Trust and Oxford Archaeology North.

The Tempest -Shakespear 4KIDZ

When’s it on: 06/03/2013 till 06/03/2013 from N/A each day.

Type of event: Theatre

Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria Ulverston

What’s happening: A storm! A shipwreck! An enchanted island! All under the magical spell of one man – Prospero, the former Duke of Milan. Exiled 12 years earlier on a mystical Mediterranean island, Prospero has spent his time perfecting his magic art and planning revenge on his wicked brother and his followers who overthrew him. When a powerful sea-tempest shipwrecks his former adversaries, they are tricked and tormented by Prospero’s magic to hilarious effect.

Easter Extravaganza

When’s it on: 31/03/2013 till 31/03/2013 from 11.00am. each day.

Type of event: Miscellaneous

Where’s it being held: Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre. Windermere

What’s happening: Brockhole is the place to be this Easter with treasure hunts, face painting, storytelling and a special visit from the Brockhole Bunny. Starts at 11.00am. Free. Just turn up.

Elijah : Eversley Spring Concert

When’s it on: 28/04/2013 till 28/04/2013 from 7:30pm- 10:00pm. each day.

Type of event: Music

Where’s it being held: Dallam School, Milnthorpe Milnthorpe

What’s happening: For their Spring Concert the renowned Eversley Choir will present Mendelssohn’s challenging Oratorio Elijah with full orchestra. Soloists include the BBC’s Jolyon Dodgson in the role of Elijah,supported by voices from the RNCM. The performance will be conducted by our leading choral conductor Mr Ian Jones. Following on from the Westmorland Music Festival this is the “not to miss” choral concert in South Lakeland this Spring.

Charity Football Match

When’s it on: 11/05/2013 till 11/05/2013 from 12 noon each day.

Type of event: Outdoor Activity

Where’s it being held: Kendal United football pitch Castle Drive Kendal

What’s happening: Kendal United JFC managers, commitee and parents v cumbria police followed by afternoon in kendals ivy leaf club watching FA cup final

Windermere Boat Parade

When’s it on: 03/08/2013 till 03/08/2013 from 6.00 pm each day.

Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair

Where’s it being held: 6mph marker in the North Lake, Bowness on Windermere. Viewing areas are along the shore on Glebe Ro Windermere

What’s happening: The annual Boat Parade organised by the Lake District Boat Club. Dressed boats will do two circuits around Bowness Bay from the 6mph marker, with a commentary from the shore. Come and cheer them on. Any boat can enter however small. Prizes for best in category. A fun event for all the family whatever the weather. A share of the profits on the night will be given to a local charity.

Mountain Goat Residents Week

When’s it on: 11/03/2013 till 15/03/2013 from 9.45am – 5.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Miscellaneous

Where’s it being held: Mountain Goat, Victoria Street, Windermere Windermere

What’s happening: Join Mountain Goat for our popular residents week. We are offering our scenic daily tours for half price. Those residents with LA22 or LA23 postcodes, also open to those living in Kendal (have to travel to/and from Windermere), qualify. We have 8 fantastic daily tours to chose from whether you wish to see Ten Lakes in a day, or see Beatrix Potter’s favorite places. Visit www.mountain-goat.com to see our tours and call 01539 445161 to book. Please note our terms & conditions apply.

Picasso’s Tête de Femme

When’s it on: 03/04/2013 till 19/10/2013 from 10.30am – 5.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Exhibition

Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal

What’s happening: This tiny bronze sculpture is an incredibly rare cast of Picasso’s 1906 copper relief, depicting a strongly-stylised head of a woman, from one of the artist’s most intensely creative periods. The Lakeland Arts Trust is thrilled to have been lent this fascinating sculpture on long term loan, giving visitors the opportunity to glimpse a moment of this modern master’s creative genius as he worked towards his first iconic masterpiece, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon of 1907.

Karine Polwart

When’s it on: 24/05/2013 till 24/05/2013 from 7.30pm. each day.

Type of event: Music

Where’s it being held: Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate , Kendal, Cumbria Kendal

What’s happening: Her songs deal with humanity in all its many guises: there is tenderness, triumph and sorrow, raised flags of rebellion and independence, flashes of anger at power abused and misused. Perhaps most frequently she deals in spare, unsentimental empathy, often with those who have been dealt the least playable hands in the game of life.

Conishead Priory Heritage Open Days

When’s it on: 07/09/2013 till 08/09/2013 from 11.00am – 5.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Miscellaneous

Where’s it being held: Conishead Priory, Ulverston, 2 miles south of Ulverston on A5087 Coast Road. Ulverston

What’s happening: Free parking and admission. Families welcome. Temple, Conservatory Café and Gift Shop open from 11-5pm. Unique Kadampa Buddhist Temple and Romantic Gothic Mansion surrounded by attractive gardens and woodlands. Free Guided Tours. Free leaflet on woodland walks to beach on Morecambe Bay. ‘It is an amazing house, one of the most spectacular in Cumbria’, Hunter Davies in ‘Best of Lakeland’.

Justin Currie

When’s it on: 21/02/2013 till 21/02/2013 from 7.30pm. each day.

Type of event: Music

Where’s it being held: The Brewery Arts Centre, 122a Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal

What’s happening: Justin Currie is the Scottish singer/songwriter, most famous for his role as founder member and front man of Del Amitri.

Jemima Puddle-duck Craft Day

When’s it on: 08/04/2013 till 08/04/2013 from 11.00am – 4.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts

Where’s it being held: The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Crag Brow, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria Windermere

What’s happening: A fun day packed with arts and crafts, celebrating Easter with Jemima Puddle-duck. To include paper/drawing based, card-making or pop-up cards. A mini theatre with characters from the story Finger puppets. Also Face painting available (there will be a small charge for this).

The Women of Arts & Crafts: Jean Marsh on May Morris

When’s it on: 02/06/2013 till 02/06/2013 from 3.00pm – 4.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Talk

Where’s it being held: Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere

What’s happening: This summer series of afternoon talks focuses on the women behind the Arts & Crafts movement and the design work of this period. Free with admission.

The Petzl Pitch Black Night Run

When’s it on: 26/10/2013 till 26/10/2013 from 6:00pm. each day.

Type of event: Outdoor Activity

Where’s it being held: Grizedale Visitor Centre, Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, Hawkshead

What’s happening: The Petzl Pitch Black Night Run is a unique 5K, 10K & 20K trail run through Grizedale Forest, the largest forest in The Lake District.

Lakes Hospitality Trade Show

When’s it on: 26/02/2013 till 27/02/2013 from 10.00am – 5.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Exhibition

Where’s it being held: Daffodil Hotel, Keswick Road, Grasmere Grasmere

What’s happening: Why you should attend Find out more about the latest in; Interiors, technology, equipment, leisure services and food & drink offers. If you are investing further in your business, upgrading your facilities, looking for new ideas or want to find out more about new products and services. Network with other people and businesses within the Hospitality and Tourism Trade. Buy your products direct from the Trade, providing special show offers.

Cumbrian natterjack toads – saving the stronghold

When’s it on: 19/03/2013 till 19/03/2013 from 7.45pm-9.15pm. each day.

Type of event: Talk

Where’s it being held: The Parish Centre, Church Walk, Ulverston, LA12 7EN. Ulverston

What’s happening: Come and listen to an expert talk about this fascinating and rare animal and the work being done to protect it. Entry is £2.00 for adults and free for children and includes refreshments. Children aged over eight years are welcome. Organised by the Ulverston Local Support Group.

Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra

When’s it on: 13/04/2013 till 13/04/2013 from 7.30 pm. each day.

Type of event: Music

Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston Cumbria Ulverston

What’s happening: TSJO return after last year’s hugely successful show last February. Established in June 2002 by leading international saxophone star, Tommy Smith, the TSYJO features the very best young Scottish jazz musicians and since its inauguration the orchestra has grown from strength to strength receiving critical acclaim both at home and abroad. www.tsyjo.com TSYJO will be joined on stage by up and coming sax player Jess Gillam who was described by Snake Davis as ‘one of the best young sax players

Charity 60′s Night

When’s it on: 02/03/2013 till 02/03/2013 from 8.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Music

Where’s it being held: The Park Nightclub, Parkside Road, Kendal Kendal

What’s happening: It’s 60′s Night at The Park Nightclub (Parkside Road, Kendal) 8.00pm Start. Hosted By Sos Wilson. Featuring Strawberry Fields, Angela Cherry & Misdemeanour. Guaranteed to be a fabulous night, so buy your tickets quickly & come along. Tickets available Tony’s Snack Bar (Kendal Bus Station). In aid of CancerCare.

Ambleside Daffodil and Spring Flower Show

When’s it on: 23/03/2013 till 24/03/2013 from 11.00am – 4.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Flower Show /Open Garden

Where’s it being held: The Kelsick Centre, St Mary’s Lane, Ambleside, Cumbria Ambleside

What’s happening: Friendly traditional show. Refreshments available. Classes include flowers, bulbs, alpine and rock plants, floral art, photography, cookery, handicrafts, children’s classes.

The Government Inspector

When’s it on: 20/04/2013 till 20/04/2013 from 8.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Theatre

Where’s it being held: Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal Cumbria Kendal

What’s happening: The Government Inspector is one of the world’s most famous plays. Written in 1835, and set in Tsarist Russia, it is a classic satire on human vanity

Leighton Hall Classic Vehicle Show

When’s it on: 07/07/2013 till 07/07/2013 from 10.00 am – 4.00 pm. each day.

Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair

Where’s it being held: Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire Carnforth

What’s happening: 14th annual classic vehicle show held in the park in front of Leighton Hall. 500 plus classic cars,bikes, commercials, trucks, vans, autojumble & trade stands. Show arena, commentary, prizes and awards admission includes gardens and the parkland,guided house tours for a small extra fee. Family home of the Wareing & Gillow furniture company.

Public Service Broadcasting + Support

When’s it on: 07/03/2013 till 07/03/2013 from 7.30pm. each day.

Type of event: Music

Where’s it being held: Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate , Kendal, Cumbria Kendal

What’s happening: Public Service Broadcasting are a London-based duo whose main ingredients are J. Willgoose, Esq. on guitars, banjos, other stringed instruments, samplings, electronic things and Wrigglesworth on drums, pianos and other electronic things.

Threshold Days

When’s it on: 29/03/2013 till 01/04/2013 from 11.00am – 4.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Miscellaneous

Where’s it being held: Heron Corn Mill, Barn Beetham

What’s happening: A chilled-out four-day Easter event for all the family! We’ll have stalls, refreshments, activities to keep the children happy, films and more – bring the family along free and see what changes are happening at Heron Corn Mill, meet the staff and our new staff! You may even want to enrol as a volunteer or sign up the kids to new Saturday clubs. Just come and see, spend some time here!

Classical Music on the Terrace.

When’s it on: 28/04/2013 till 28/04/2013 from 2.00pm. each day.

Type of event: Music

Where’s it being held: Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre. Windermere

What’s happening: Enjoy an afternoon of classical music with the Elysia String Quartet, and why not visit our café and indulge in delicious cakes and scones. Starts at 2.00pm. Free. Just turn up.

Museums at Night: Arts & Crime, Murder at Blackwell

When’s it on: 16/05/2013 till 17/05/2013 from 5.30pm / 6.30pm / 7.30pm / 8.30pm. each day.

Type of event: Theatre

Where’s it being held: Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere

What’s happening: Not all is as it seems when you enter the dining room at Blackwell tonight. You’ve mistakenly entered the end of a dinner party in the 1920s: what has happened and is someone still ‘at large’? Let the theatre company Irresponsible Decorators lead you on a bespoke promenade performance through Blackwell in search of the culprit. The Gardens will be open until 10.00pm to enjoy a glass or two of wine and take in the wonderful views. Booking essential.

Lake District Summer Music International Festival 2013

When’s it on: 03/08/2013 till 17/08/2013 from N/A each day.

Type of event: Music

Where’s it being held: Lake District Summer Music International Festival 2013. Events will be held at venues all over Cumbr Kendal

What’s happening: About LDSM’s Mission: Lake District Summer Music, known by many as LDSM, believes in the power of music to inspire and to change lives. We add a distinct and compelling musical focus to Cumbria’s rich cultural heritage of painting and literature in the Lake District. Our aim is to develop this musical focus, to fulfil a major role in the provision of music regionally, to be welcomed by local communities and sought by musicians, music-lovers, young and old, around the world.