Potaholics

When’s it on: 08/06/2013 till 08/06/2013 from 12.00pm / 1.00pm / 2.00pm / 3.00pm & 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: Come along to this creative workshop and paint your own Bodil Manz inspired design onto a more »

Kendal College Open Day

When’s it on: 14/06/2013 till 14/06/2013 from 4.00pm to 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Milnthorpe Road site and also at our Arts & Media campus (Beezon Road) – with shuttle car service. Kendal What’s happening: Chat to specialist staff and have a look around our excellent facilities. All more »

Steam Launch Dolly

When’s it on: 21/03/2013 till 21/03/2013 from 6.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: While Windermere Steamboat Museum is closed, there’s plenty of work going on without fanfare. Join us for a talk about the history of our oldest steam launch, her more »

and Finally Phil Collins

When’s it on: 02/03/2013 till 02/03/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria Ulverston What’s happening: Touring for their ‘5th Anniversary Year’, ‘And Finally… Phil Collins’, return with their recreation of Phil Collins’ 1997 ‘Dance Into The Light Tour’. Building on the growing success more »

Buzzcocks

When’s it on: 30/03/2013 till 30/03/2013 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: Standing shoulder-to-shoulder with groups such as the Sex Pistols, their raw sound energised the nation’s youth and produced unforgettable songs such as Ever Fallen in Love (With more »

Talking about racing

When’s it on: 02/05/2013 till 02/05/2013 from 4.00pm – 6.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Windermere Steamboat Museum, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: Our collection includes some classic racing boats and associated memorabilia. It’s a chance to delve into our archive collection and share memories of racing on the lake.

Cars the Star Show

When’s it on: 14/07/2013 till 14/07/2013 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Heaves Hotel, Levens, Cumbria. Levens What’s happening: At Kirkby Lonsdale Motor Club’s 13th Car’s the Star Show you will see many classic cars from the 1940′s to present day and owners Club stands. Vehicle displays more »

Robyn Hitchcock

When’s it on: 08/03/2013 till 08/03/2013 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: Over the past three decades, Robyn Hitchcock has built a large and distinctive body of work that’s established him as one of rock’s most respected iconoclasts.

Spring Art Exhibition

When’s it on: 04/04/2013 till 06/04/2013 from N/A each day. Type of event: Exhibition Where’s it being held: Supper Room, Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston Ulverston What’s happening: Art and Crafts by local Artists. Enjoy a quiet half hour browsing or maybe browse and buy. Open Thursday, Friday 9.30 – 5.00 and Saturday 9.30 – more »

Terrific Tudors

When’s it on: 16/08/2013 till 18/08/2013 from 11.00am – 4.30pm everyday (Castle closed Friday & each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, near Kendal, LA8 8DZ. Arnside What’s happening: Bringing Sizergh’s Tudor past to life; children’s fun activities, dressing up, special talks, tours and demonstrations. You can sample Tudor more »

Conservation work party at Hutton Roof Crags Nature Reserve – Lancelot Clark Storth

When’s it on: 20/02/2013 till 20/02/2013 from 10.30am-3.30pm. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Hutton Roof Crags Nature Reserve – Lancelot Clark, near Burton-in-Kendal. Meet at the Clawthorpe Roa Kendal What’s happening: The task will involve brash burning and coppicing of trees. Please wear outdoor clothing and bring a packed more »

The Skin-on-frame Kayak

When’s it on: 14/03/2013 till 14/03/2013 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: 4000 years after the creation of the first skinboat, we humans still find ourselves enthralled by the beauty and technology of the skin-on-frame kayak.

Talking Chadwick

When’s it on: 11/04/2013 till 11/04/2013 from 6.30pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: Peter Osborne, co-founder of the Osborne Samuel Gallery, London, has supported the work of many modern British painters and sculptors, so he is well positioned to introduce this engaging more »

Brigsteer Open Gardens

When’s it on: 26/05/2013 till 27/05/2013 from 11.00am-5.30pm. each day. Type of event: Flower Show /Open Garden Where’s it being held: Brigsteer Kendal What’s happening: 12 secret gardens all within walking distance of each other in the small village of Brigsteer. Several gardens have extensive views over the lovely Lyth Valley. Brigsteer is just 10 more »

Young @ Art

When’s it on: 22/06/2013 till 22/06/2013 from 12.00 – 2.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: There’s a changeover in exhibition, so we’re taking a traditional feel this month and getting to grips with landscape painting, but with Graham Sutherland awaiting more »

Mary Wakefield Westmorland Festival

When’s it on: 16/03/2013 till 16/03/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Kendal Parish Church. Kendal What’s happening: Choral and orchestral concert featuring Britten’s Cantata Misericordium, Holst’s St Paul’s Suite and Mozart’s Mass in C minor. David Lawrence conducts the Festival Chorus and Northern Chamber Orchestra with soloists Rachael more »

Dressed to Impress

When’s it on: 17/04/2013 till 17/04/2013 from 2.00pm each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: A rare opportunity to view some of the gorgeous Victorian and Edwardian costume in the collection. Join our Assistant Curator Social History to more »

The Women of Arts & Crafts: Sarah Beattie on Frances Macdonald & The Glasgow Four

When’s it on: 09/06/2013 till 09/06/2013 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 more »

‘Walking through History’ A slideshow/talk by Maurice Steel

When’s it on: 28/02/2013 till 28/02/2013 from 7.00pm for a 7.30pm prompt start. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: The Community Hall at Grizebeck Broughton-in-Furness What’s happening: A monthly slideshow/talk is held at the Community Hall at Grizebeck. This month’s subject is ‘Walking through History’ by Maurice Steel. Tickets are £3.00 more »

Losing the Plot

When’s it on: 25/04/2013 till 26/04/2013 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: Susan Cookson plays Jack’s wife Sally, a flower shop owner. Susan is mostly known for playing Mrs Kath Wylie in the BBC Drama Casualty however she has more »

Tommy Emmanuel

When’s it on: 24/03/2013 till 24/03/2013 from 7.30pm each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, County Sqaure Ulverston Cumbria Ulverston What’s happening: Tommy Emmanuel with special guest Martin Taylor Two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel has a professional career that spans over four decades and continues to intersect with some of more »

Electric Bicycle Hire

When’s it on: 31/03/2013 till 31/10/2013 from N/A each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: At range of hire points around the South Lakes. For listings go to: www.electricbicyclenetwork.com/h Kendal What’s happening: Hire an electric bike! Get outside and enjoy exploring the hills, lakes and fells with the powerful assist of more »

The Making of a Cultural Landscape: The English Lake District as Tourist Destination 1750 – 2010

When’s it on: 09/03/2013 till 09/03/2013 from 2.00pm – 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: The Jerwood Centre, Grasmere Grasmere What’s happening: Speakers will include contributors to a new volume of essays on Lake District tourism, edited by John K.Walton and Jason Wood. Ian Brodie, former Director of Friends of more »

Conservation work party at Brown Robin Nature Reserve

When’s it on: 20/02/2013 till 20/02/2013 from 9.30am-4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Brown Robin Nature Reserve, Grange-over-Sands. Meet at Cumbria Grand Hotel car park. Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: Come and learn some traditional forest management crafts that will help to maintain the important diversity in the woodland. Please wear more »

Life on the Lake

When’s it on: 11/04/2013 till 11/04/2013 from 2.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Marchesi Centre, Holly Road, Windermere Windermere What’s happening: Margaret Reid, Windermere Steamboat Museum Curator, wants to tell you about the Windermere Steamboat Museum project, and in particular some of the themes that will feature in the new more »

History of Art Talk: Eighteenth-century British Old Masters

When’s it on: 23/02/2013 till 23/02/2013 from 3.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: Free with gallery admission, tickets are limited, available on the day on a ‘first-come first-served’ basis. We are offering visitors the chance to improve their knowledge of the history more »

Much Ado About Nothing

When’s it on: 17/04/2013 till 17/04/2013 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: Driven along by a romance all the more charming for being unacknowledged, Much Ado About Nothing is a miracle of comic and dramatic suspense and gives us, in

Kendal United Junior FC Family Funday/car boot sale

When’s it on: 09/06/2013 till 09/06/2013 from 9.00am. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Castle Drive Kendal LA9 7BN Kendal What’s happening: Featuring Kendal’s DANCE ATTIK plus the inflatable football fastest shot. Jungle activity,tombola,climbing wall,all day refreshments,face painting,adult body zorbs,barbecue,archery,ice creams,bunjee trampolines,zorbwalker balls for kids,quad bikes,raffle,plus much more.

Dr Jon Wood: Post-war British Sculpture

When’s it on: 25/04/2013 till 25/04/2013 from 6.30pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: Dr Jon Wood, Research Curator at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, discusses the importance of post-war British sculpture, and the context within which Lynn Chadwick’s work more »

The Titfield Thunderbold

When’s it on: 20/06/2013 till 22/06/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Theatre Where’s it being held: Grange Drama, Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: Philip Goulding’s (1950′s period)play based on the Ealing Comedy Screenplay. Discovering that their branch railway is due to be axed, a group of villagers decide to buy more »

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