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Spooky October events in Eden - including Penrith Halloween Festival

Penrith and Eden Museum World War One (WW1) 'Local Voices' Exhibition

Special events at South Tynedale Railway

Penrith Winter Droving Festival

Watch out for the Christmas lights being switched on in Eden's towns!

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Halloween at Lowther Castle and Gardens

Halloween at Lowther Castle and Gardens

Three days of Halloween fun culminating in super scary Friday, (with a midnight ghost walk in the gardens)! From Wednesday the 29th to Friday 31st the Courtyard will be decorated in traditional halloween style, with games, competitions, and workshops in the stables.

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Events In: October 2014

  • C-Art at Rheged

    C-Art at Rheged

    C-Art at Rheged returns with a 'Pocket Exhibition' in Rheged's pop-up gallery. The exhibition features artwork no larger than 20x20x20cm.

    Date: 12 September 2014 - 02 November 2014

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  • D-Day Normandy 1944 3D

    D-Day Normandy 1944 3D

    This exhilarating account of the D-Day landings using dramatic 3D cinema technology will appeal to audiences of all ages groups including new generations, who will discover a new perspective on how this landing changed the world. June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France.

    Date: 20 September 2014 - 31 October 2014

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  • Pandas: Back To The Wild 3D

    Pandas: Back To The Wild 3D

    National Geographic Entertainment is proud to bring Pandas: The Journey Home to the world which will be shown daily at Rheged on the giant cinema. You will fall in love anew with this iconic, delightful creature and better understand the desperate plight of pandas in the wild.

    Date: 20 September 2014 - 31 October 2014

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  • Penrith and Eden Museum World War One (WW1) 'Local Voices' Exhibition

    Penrith and Eden Museum World War One (WW1) 'Local Voices' Exhibition

    Memories of battles fought and duty done during World War One will be featured in a major new exhibition opening at Penrith and Eden Museum on Tuesday, September 30 2014.  Local people contributed their own research for Local Voices, helping to put together a picture of the Penrith menfolk who fought on the European battlefront, and how their families coped back home.  "It's an exhibition of local stories," said Eden District Council’s Museum Curator, Christine Smith. "Members of the public have donated and loaned objects to the Museum relating to their families and their connections with WW1 (World War One).  "It's not just stories of what happened to people who went to fight, but of what happened in Penrith.

    Date: 30 September 2014 - 21 December 2014

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  • Apple Celebrations - throughout October

    How quickly the year has flown and the apple harvest is here and we have filled our beautiful ancient apple store in the garden.  To celebrate our bumper harvest, a selection of Dalemain's ancient varieties of Apples are available to taste and buy in the tearoom, alongside home-made apple chutneys and at the same time why not visit our Marmalde Christmas Gift Stand.Also in the Mediaeval Hall Tearoom with an open log fire, join us in our Apple Celebrations Menu. Ancient Apples at Dalemain - The apple harvest has come round once more.  We have been filling our beautiful and ancient apple store with this precious harvest.

    Date: 01 October 2014 - 31 October 2014

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  • Life Of A Mountain - Scafell Pike

    Life Of A Mountain - Scafell Pike

    Enjoy a glimpse into some of the sights filmmaker and photographer Terry Abraham captured on and around England’s highest peak in his film ‘Life of a Mountain: Scafell Pike’. The former IT worker’s directorial feature debut, ‘The Cairngorms in Winter with Chris Townsend’, scored an unexpected hit with outdoors enthusiasts last year, becoming SteepEdge’s most popular film of all time.

    Date: 20 October 2014 - 31 October 2014

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  • Tirril Art Exhibition

    This is the 14th annual art exhibition by amateur and professional artists Entry is free of charge and tea, coffee and biscuits will be served.  Raffle.  Disabled access.  Held in Tirril Reading Room.

    Date: 24 October 2014 - 27 October 2014

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  • Autumn Fair (Craft) - Rival Arts

    Autumn Fair (Craft) - Rival Arts

    A chance to select early Christmas gifts from artists, photographers, jewellers, craft & food sellers.  Free Admission.

    Date: 25 October 2014 - 26 October 2014

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  • Weird Woods

    Follow our spooky trail and find hidden horrors! A self guided family trail with a small prize on completion.  The trail follows paths through woodland, distance approx 1 mile. There are steep slopes and steps in places and the trail passes close to deep water, so children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Date: 25 October 2014 - 27 October 2014

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  • Julia Donaldson Triple Bill - Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child

    Julia Donaldson Triple Bill - Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child

    October Half Term Witch and Monster Film Special.  Julia Donaldson Triple Bill - Room on the Broom, The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child (total 55mins).  Room on the broom (U) - The story of a kind witch and her cat who invite a number of other animals to join them whilst travelling on her broomstick.  The Gruffalo & Gruffalo’s Child (U) - Threatened in turn by a fox, an owl and a snake,a little mouse scares them all off by claiming he is waiting for his monstrous friend the Gruffalo. In the sequel the Gruffalo's daughter sets off into the "deep dark wood" to find "the big bad mouse", the only thing her father is scared of.  Show your Children's Film Club (Sat Only) cinema ticket in Café Pod or Peter Sidwell@Rheged Café and get 25% off your bill.  To book call 01768 868 000 or email enquiries@rheged.com.

    Date: 25 October 2014 - 31 October 2014

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  • Pikeawassa and High Street

    Pikeawassa and High Street

    Cruise to Howtown, then ascend to Pikeawassa and Wether Hill, returning along the old Roman Road to Pooley Bridge.  Start: 9:20am Market Cross, Pooley Bridge  Price: Discounted boat fare required. Free, donations welcome  Length: 6.5 hours  9.3 miles, 15.0 km  Walk grade: Very hard Appropriate footwear such as walking boots are essential.

    Date: 26 October 2014

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  • Carrs Mines Trips and Open Days

    Go on an underground tour of a lead and zinc mine, part of the extensive Nenthead Mines that date back over 350 years. Explore part of the original workings and learn about the minerals,the miners and the conditions they worked and lived in.

    Date: 26 October 2014

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  • Legends of Love: Live from the Bolshoi Ballet

    Legends of Love: Live from the Bolshoi Ballet

    Legends of Love - Live from the Bolshoi Ballet.  The royal apartments of Queen Mekhmene Banu are plunged into mourning – her young sister, Princess Shireen, is dying. The Princess will only be saved if the Queen gives Shireen her beauty.

    Date: 26 October 2014

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  • Uniquely Ullswater Walk: Secret Valleys

    Uniquely Ullswater Walk: Secret Valleys

    One of a series of unique tours showcasing the hidden delights of the Ullswater valley.  Each tour has been specially selected to uncover the wealth of ancient heritage, local industry and wildlife in the area.  Each walk will be led by a qualified Blue Badge Guide who will enhance your knowledge of the local area and ensure you leave with positive memories!  On this 6 miles/9.5 km, easy to moderate walk we will discover the quiet side of Ullswater with a cruise on a 'Steamer', followed by a walk into a hidden valley to reveal an ancient church and an even older yew tree.  The walk takes about 5 hours.  Bring a picnic. Steamers depart at 09.45 from Glenridding or Pooley Bridge (fare not included in price).  £10 per adult.

    Date: 26 October 2014

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  • Rheged Harvest and Gift Fair

    Rheged Harvest and Gift Fair

    Pick up some harvest treats from local crafts people, artisans and producers.  Free entry.

    Date: 26 October 2014

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  • Big Breakfast @ MMVI

    Our big breakfast available from 10am to 2.30pm.

    Date: 26 October 2014

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  • The Raising of the Lonsdale Battalion

    The Raising of the Lonsdale Battalion

    A special day devoted to the 100 year anniversary of the raising of the Lonsdale Battalion of the Border Regiment in WWI. Sunday 26th October 11am to 3.30pm.  Volunteers will host an exhibition of Battalion memorabilia, with an illustrated talk at 2pm; the Western Front Association will have a stand, there will be a bookstall, plus the opportunity to research the history of any WWI serving ancestors! It is free to attend but any donations would be gratefully received and given to the Royal British Legion .

    Date: 26 October 2014

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  • Verdi I Due Foscar: Streamed Live from the Royal Opera House

    Verdi I Due Foscar: Streamed Live from the Royal Opera House

    Verdi I Due Foscari - Live from the Royal Opera House.  A despairing father is torn between love for his family and duty to a corrupt city in Verdi's searing early tragedy.  Home to the largest cinema screen north of Manchester, Rheged is growing a reputation as the place to experience streaming of world class events with comfortable seating offering clear visibility, superb surround sound and crystal clear projection.  You can also enjoy dinner before the show, a glass of wine at your seat during the show plus delicious ice cream from the Jersey cows at Abbott Lodge in the interval.   £15 Adult, £12 conc.

    Date: 27 October 2014

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  • The Mad Science Show

    The Mad Science Show

    Spin, Pop, Boom - a show combining forces and chemical reactions with flaming digeridoos and chemical genies! Watch water turn to wine, the centripetal force and inertia with an upside down (spinning!) cup of water, air pressure with an air blast rocket competition and chemical reactions creating columns of steam and foam.  £5.50 per child.  45 minute show.  Ages 5-11yrs.

    Date: 27 October 2014

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  • Free Half Term Maths Activity Session

    Free Half Term Maths Activity Session

    FREE HALF TERM ACTIVITY FOR 4-7 YR OLDS - Jane's Games here in the bookshop doing maths games on Monday 27th October between 1-5pm - it's a drop in and join in activity (you don't need to book and each set of games will take an hour or so so stay as long or as short as you want).  Suitable for ages 4-7 approx, and free to join in.

    Date: 27 October 2014

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