Curious About Kendal
Have fun (re-)discovering Kendal, spotting things you’ve never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks - a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air. Visit https://www.curiousabout.co.uk/kendal.html then buy in printed booklet format (we post to you) or instant download format (you print at home, or download to your mobile […]
House of the Setting Sun
To mark the Japan-UK Season of Culture, one of the UK’s finest examples of Arts & Crafts architecture, introduces an exciting programme that examines the interchange of influence between Japanese design and the British Arts & Crafts Movement. Come and see a new exhibition of rarely or previously unseen objects including an exquisite hand-embroidered 19th-century […]
Beneath the vast surface of Windermere’s waters lie sunken ships and hidden treasures just waiting to be found. Come and explore a new immersive experience that will amaze and inspire as you seek to solve puzzles, reveal secrets, and discover stories that were once lost to the water. Sail through wind and […]
Song of Silence by Stuart Gray
Song of Silence is inspired by the songs from the birds and the silence of the fells in the Yorkshire Dales.
Beyond the Possible – ArtyBird Carnforth, School for Art and Textiles
A showcase of the work of students and staff from this City & Guilds Accredited centre. Participants are from all stages of their studies and from all around the world.
Visitors are invited to peer through small openings to view Wood’s evocative work. Blurring the boundaries between fine art, fetish objects, and items from a cabinet of curiosities, Woods’ art compels viewers to confront their inner feelings and desires. Curated by Vanya Balogh, ‘Absorption’ takes inspiration from the renowned ‘International Surrealist Exhibition’ held at Galérie […]
Joint Summer Exhibition Fiona Clucas & Lucy Bagot
Exhibition In An Inspirational Setting Local artists Fiona Clucas and Lucy Bagot announce their joint Exhibition in the beautiful location of Hare Hill Barn on Cartmel Fell. Landscape and Wildlife artist Fiona will be showing new works in oils, gouache and graphite. Birds continue to feature strongly in her work.
St John’s Hospice Sunflower Displays
This Summer St John's Hospice is hosting stunning sunflower displays to come and enjoy for free. Hundreds of hand-crafted steel sunflowers will be placed at Brockhole on Windermere and Lancaster Castle for the month of August before being collected by those who have purchased one. Flowers can be made in dedication of a loved one […]
Mr Atkinson’s Rum Contract: An Evening With Richard Atkinson
Join us for an evening with Richard Atkinson to discuss his brilliant history Mr Atkinson's Rum Contract. Richard will be in conversation with bookseller Will Smith. - - - - Like many well-to-do Georgian families, the Atkinsons' wealth was acquired at a terrible cost, through the labour and lives of enslaved Africans. Drawing […]
Family Art Workshop – Kurt Schwitters Collage with David Byrne
Join artist David Byrne for this Kurt Schwitters inspired workshop in which you will make collages out of paint, paper and recycled materials. What's included: A 2 hour workshop run by an experienced artist All materials provided - please wear clothes you don't mind getting paint, pastel or charcoal on! At least one artwork […]
Cello Masterclass with Robert Cohen Hawkshead Parish Church | Tue 3 August, 2pm Kindly supported by Martin & Miriam Rayner Robert Cohen shares his insight of music for solo cello with aspiring young musicians from the Royal Northern College of Music in the concluding masterclass of his mini residency. Duration: 90 […]
Haydn String Quartet in F minor Op.20, No.5 Locke/Leith A Different Fantasie (world premiere) Brahms String Quartet in A minor Op.51, No.2 The critically acclaimed Ruisi Quartet completes our journey through Brahms’ powerfully expressive quartet cycle. Inspired by the music of William Locke, they present the exciting world premiere of Oliver Leith’s […]
Sheep Dog Trials running all day, hound trails, terrier and pet dog show, catering, bar and stalls.
Masterclass with the Gould Piano Trio Ambleside Parish Church | Thu 5 August, 2pm Discover what lies behind the music as members of the Gould Piano Trio work with the finest students from London’s Royal Academy of Music. Duration: 90 mins (approx.) Tickets: £10
Masterclass: Piano Duet Workshop with Piano à Deux Victoria Hall, Grange-over-Sands | Fri 6 August, 10.30am In association with Grange Concert Club Piano duo Robert and Linda Ang Stoodley offer a rare chance for amateur players to hone their piano duet skills. Duration: 2 hrs (approx.) Tickets: £10 Participation: […]
ARNOLD Fantasy BINGHAM Turner on Show (world premiere of 2020 version) COWIE Stream and Variations WALTON 5 Bagatelles A champion of contemporary music, international prize-winning guitarist Saki Kato offers a feast of English music including the world premiere of Judith Bingham’s 2020 revision of Turner on Show. Streams, rivers and […]
Neil Brand – piano Laurel & Hardy Selection of silent films including You’re Darn Tootin’ “Arguably the country’s greatest silent movie score composer” – Mark Kermode Neil Brand tells the story of cinema's finest comedy team, accompanying their solo silent films on piano as well as their wonderful early films together before […]
KATHRYN RUDGE – MEZZO-SOPRANO DUNCAN GLENDAY – PIANO PETER MACQUEEN – READER EICHENDORFF Reading from The Water Diviner COPLAND Old American Songs NICHOLSON Reading from Midsummer Fires on the Sognefjord DELIUS Seven Songs from the Norwegian ANON The Cries of London WALTON A Song for the Lord […]
MAGNARD WIND ENSEMBLE SULING KING - PIANO MOZART Quintet in E flat for piano, oboe, clarinet, horn & bassoon K452 BUTLER Dirty Beasts for speaker, piano & wind quintet JANÁCEK Mládí (Youth) wind sextet POULENC Sextet in C for piano & wind quintet Formed in 2012, the Magnard […]