‘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 more »

Conservation work party at Hutton Roof Crags Nature Reserve

When’s it on: 20/03/2013 till 20/03/2013 from 10.00am-4.00pm. 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 Carnforth What’s happening: The task will involve brash burning and coppicing of trees. Please wear outdoor clothing and bring a packed 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 »

Tea with Peter Rabbit

When’s it on: 21/08/2013 till 21/08/2013 from 1.00pm. each day. Type of event: Exhibition Where’s it being held: The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Crag Brow, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: Come and enjoy a scrumptious party lunch with Peter Rabbit and guest of honour, “Beatrix Potter.” There will be cakes, sandwiches, and more »

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 more »

Damson Day

When’s it on: 13/04/2013 till 13/04/2013 from 10.30am – 4.30pm each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Low Farm Lyth Valley A5074 Kendal What’s happening: Small country show offering food and craft stalls, children’s fairground and other children’s activities, dog show, archery, dance, wrestling and music. Refreshments and bar facilities etc. 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 »

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. more »

Bendrigg Trust & Old Hutton School Summer Fair & 10k Road Race

When’s it on: 08/06/2013 till 08/06/2013 from 1.30pm – 4.30pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Bendrigg Lodge, Old Hutton, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: A shared fun fete day between Bendrigg Trust & Old Hutton Primary School starts at 1.30pm. There will be stalls, games,refreshments & activities for all more »

Ambleside Traditional Sports

When’s it on: 25/07/2013 till 25/07/2013 from 10.00am (gates open) – 6.00pm (ish). each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Rydal Park, Ambleside Ambleside What’s happening: Three centuries of Lakeland traditions are crammed into this unique sporting event – a great day out for all the family. The comprehensive programme includes more »

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 more »

Book Fair and Open Day

When’s it on: 09/03/2013 till 09/03/2013 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: CancerCare, The Lakes Centre, Blackhall Road, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: CancerCare is holding its annual Book Fair. This year we are very excited to be joined by Taffy Thomas MBE, The Storyteller. Taffy has a more »

Sally Johnson (soprano) & Duncan Glenday (piano)

When’s it on: 21/03/2013 till 21/03/2013 from 2.30pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Ambleside Parish Centre, Ambleside, Cumbria Ambleside What’s happening: Lake District Summer Music Patron’ Concert. A programme of Lieder from Schubert and Strauss interspersed with Britten’ enchanting settings of folksong and Satie’s sophisticated cabaret songs. Sally and Duncan, more »

Bold, Bright and Beautiful Flowers in Watercolours

When’s it on: 26/03/2013 till 27/03/2013 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Silverdale Methodist Church Hall, Cove Rd Silverdale What’s happening: Bold, Bright and Beautiful Flowers in Watercolours. This 2 day workshop is led by award winning artists Kate Bentley B.W.S. and is suitable for more »

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 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 »

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 more »

Edwardian Festival

When’s it on: 08/06/2013 till 08/06/2013 from 10:00am – 4:00pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Park Road Gardens, Grange-over-Sands Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: An Edwardian extravaganza with over 40 stalls in Park Road Gardens selling homemade cakes, toys, books and a multitude of gifts. Entertainment for all the family with 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 »

Cumbria Steam Gathering

When’s it on: 27/07/2013 till 28/07/2013 from 9.00am – 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Cark Airfield, Flookburgh Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: Exhibits include steam engines, fair organs, classic & vintage cars and commercial vehicles, motorcycles, pedal cycles, tractors and collections of memorabilia. Demonstrations throughout the weekend in the rural more »

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 more »

Sedbergh and District History Society

When’s it on: 20/03/2013 till 20/03/2013 from 7.30pm each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Settlebeck High School Long Lane Sedbergh Cumbria Sedbergh What’s happening: Dr Tony Stephens The Cattledroving Birtwhistles of Craven and Galloway This illustrated talk will take us through the records of three generations of a family,providing interesting insights more »

Sharon Shannon

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: The Brewery Arts Centre, 122a Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: Sharon has entertained former US President Bill Clinton and Irish Presidents Robinson and MacAleese and more recently President Obama during his Dublin visit. She has won 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 »

Printfest Printmaking Workshop

When’s it on: 11/04/2013 till 11/04/2013 from 10.00am – 12.00pm, 1.00pm – 3.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Ford Park Community Centre, Ford Park, Ulverston Ulverston What’s happening: Inspired by our theme of ‘Inside the Forest’, explore printmaking with found natural materials, and create a collection of prints more »

Paul Brady

When’s it on: 25/04/2013 till 25/04/2013 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: This gig has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We are trying to re-book Paul for the Autumn season. Please keep checking the web for more more »

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 »

Talking about boats

When’s it on: 20/06/2013 till 20/06/2013 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: Join us for a ‘behind the scenes’ look in the boatshed and a chance to share your own memories and stories of the special craft in our more »

Embroidery ‘Taster Workshop’

When’s it on: 19/06/2013 till 19/06/2013 from 10.00am – 1.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Quaker Tapestry Exhibition Centre, Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: Discover your Creativity at the Quaker Tapestry in the relaxed and friendly Crewel Embroidery Workshops as you become absorbed and 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 »

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