Dutch composers will bring 'Walk with Me' to Lakes Alive 2017

Dutch composers Rob van Rijswijk and Jeroen Strijbos will bring Walk With Me to Lakes Alive 2017.

A spectacular arts and culture festival held across Kendal town centre. The festival offers a weekend of free events for residents and visitors to enjoy.

The 2017 festival was a weekend of amazing installations, vibrant illuminations, intimate performances and digital delights!

Lakes Alive is returning 7th – 9th September 2018 and we will share the full line-up once it has been released.

LAKES ALIVE - CIRQUE BIJOU
Photo: Steve Eggleton

Here’s an overview of the 2017 Festival Programme:

  • The 2017 festival followed the theme of ‘Cultural Landscapes’ and showcased world-class creativity in unexpected locations across the town.
  • Artist Pete Johnson created a beautiful field of light installation at Kendal Castle.
  • London-based dance company Folk Dance Remixed brought an exciting collision of traditional and Hip Hop dance to Kendal.
  • Following on from the success of 2016, a community Jacobs Join was held bringing food, drink, music and merriment to the banks of the River Kent.
  • Dutch composers Rob van Rijswijk and Jeroen Strijbos led visitors on an adventurous walk and sound installation.
  • The Sounds of Cymbria was an intriguing sound intervention created by local artist Dan Fox.

More information can be found on the Festival website.

LAKES ALIVE - MUSEUM OF THE MOON
Photo: Amina Bihi