Cross Lanes Project - Art

Female Trouble at Cross Lanes Project

Posted on 14th June 2018

Kendal’s newest art space, Cross Lanes Project, is opening on 28th June with an inaugural exhibition – Female Trouble. Running from 28 June to 24 August, Female Trouble brings female subjectivity to the forefront. The exhibition will be co-curated by Vanya Balogh and Rebecca Scott and will feature a selection of new paintings by Rebecca […]

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Open Studios Factory

Open Studios Weekend at The Factory

Posted on 9th May 2018

Open Studios | 12th May 2018 – 13th May 2018 | 11.00am – 4.00pm | The Factory, Castle Mills, Aynam Road Head down to Kendal’s Factory Studios this weekend and delve behind the scenes with our local artists who will be opening their doors to the public. The Factory Studios are a 5 minute walk from […]

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Quaker Tapestry Embroidery Workshop

Embroidery Workshops at the Quaker Tapestry Museum

Posted on 4th April 2018

Learn new skills and make new friends at an Embroidery Workshop this spring, with two dates to choose from at Kendal’s Quaker Tapestry Museum: 14th April | Spring Flowers Embroidery Workshop | 10am-3pm | £60 Spring is in the air, the perfect time to gather your needle and thread and celebrate the colourful flowers appearing […]

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Kendal Mountain Tour

Kendal Mountain Festival 2018 Tour – with three local dates

Posted on 29th March 2018

If you missed out on last year’s Kendal Mountain Festival in November, there’s good news. ‘Kendal’ has hit the road this spring in a new extended multi-event Tour. The world famous Kendal Mountain Festival, is the main UK gathering for outdoor enthusiasts, with over 20,000 people assembling here in Kendal each November to meet their […]

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RGS Kendal College

RGS Filmmaking Workshop comes to Kendal College

Posted on 16th March 2018

Filmmaking for the curious Traveller 22nd March 2018 | 6.30pm – 10.00pm | The Box, Kendal College The Royal Geographic Society are working with Kendal College to bring an exciting opportunity for budding filmmakers. Learn the skills needed to make quality films in this interactive workshop. Today’s curious traveller has to hand the kit to make quality […]

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Abbot Hall Art - Monet

Monet comes to Kendal

Posted on 15th January 2018

Kendal has a vibrant arts scene year round, but art fans are in for a special treat this spring. Claude Monet’s ‘Haystacks: Snow Effect’ will be on display at our Abbot Hall Art Gallery until the end of April. Claude Monet is one of the world’s most famous artists and he is considered the founder […]

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Tom Paxton and the Don Juans - Brewery

Spring 2018 at the Brewery

Posted on 6th January 2018

Kendal’s Brewery Arts Centre has a packed line-up for Spring 2018, browse some of the highlights below or find the full programme on the Brewery Website. Why not make a weekend of it with dinner and accommodation in our vibrant town.   Theatre 16th January, 7th February and 11th March – For theatre lovers who […]

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Scout Scar view, near Kendal

A mindful start to the year

Posted on 2nd January 2018

We are proud of our welcoming, harmonious community here in Kendal and in November 2017 our town was recognised by The Interfaith Network of the UK as the smallest town in England to hold a week long programme of events in Interfaith Week 2017. If you are looking for a change of pace after a […]

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Lakes Alive

Festival dates for 2018

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A Happy New Year from all of us here in Kendal. If your diary is looking a little empty for the year ahead, grab a pencil and jot down our fantastic festival dates? Here are just a few of the great events coming to Kendal in 2018! 11 – 13 May – Kendal Walking Festival 16 […]

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Prince Charles supports the Poppy Installation

Join the Remembrance Day Poppy Installation

Posted on 4th October 2017

A POP up art installation of crocheted poppies is being created at this year’s Kendal Wool Gathering over 28th and 29th October. The installation will then be moved to behind Kendal Parish Church to feature in the Remembrance Day services just two weeks later. The poppies will raise money for the Royal British Legion annual appeal which […]

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Festival Season

Autumn – A Season of Festivals

Posted on 7th September 2017

Every season offers something different for our fantastic town, but Autumn is certainly a season to shout about! Our town plays host to a whole series of fantastic events.

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Mystique by David Almond

Blok Abstract comes to Kendal’s Signature Gallery

Posted on 27th July 2017

Head to the Signature Gallery in Kendal this summer to see local artist David Almond’s fantastic new exhibition – ‘PLAY’ by Blok Abstract. Blok Abstract David created the Blok Abstract style in 2015, having spent 15 years experimenting with different styles. Blok Abstract aims to avoid a ‘flat’ canvas by using a combination of paint […]

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