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Owls at Rheged

Owls at Rheged

Visitors can enjoy a close encounter with some amazing owls at Rheged, with experts will be on hand to answer any questions and share some fascinating facts.

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Events In: May 2015

  • 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: 01 January 2015 - 31 December 2015

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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: 01 April 2015 - 31 May 2015

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  • C-Art Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition

    C-Art Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition

    The inaugural competition and exhibition in Rheged’s main gallery celebrates the breadth and depth of Cumbria's creative talent. Organised as part of C-Art, Cumbria’s largest visual arts event, the competition is open to any artist living and working in Cumbria.  The winning artist will receive a cash prize of £2000, sponsored by Rheged.

    Date: 25 April 2015 - 28 June 2015

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  • World War One (WW1) Exhibition

    To coincide with the library's “Local History Month” there will be a World War One (WW1) Exhibition in Alston Town Hall.  The Exhibition will feature a file on each man named on the War Memorials and Rolls of Honour on Alston Moor.  There are also pictures, memorabilia and maps including one to show where each man was killed (where known).  Entry is free, but donations welcome for the War Memorial Restoration Appeal.  Open daily: Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sundays 11am to 3pm (Please note: the Exhibition will be closed on Thursday 7th May due to the General Election)  .

    Date: 01 May 2015 - 31 July 2015

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  • The Great Apes 3D

    The Great Apes 3D

    A fascinating story of discovery and an unforgettable adventure. Featuring chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans and the magnificent mountain gorillas, the film captures the emotional connection we all experience when encountering such extraordinary creatures.  45mins.  Adults £6.50, Conc £5, U15's £4, Family £19.

    Date: 01 May 2015 - 31 May 2015

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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: 04 May 2015 - 31 May 2015

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  • Celebrating 100 years of Brownies at Penrith Museum

    Celebrating 100 years of Brownies at Penrith Museum

    As part of this celebration the museum will be hosting a display of 10 beautiful felt wall hangings designed and made by Brownie packs in the Penrith and Eden area. The 85cm by 1000cm hanging depicts each group’s design of the Owl going forward into the future.

    Date: 05 May 2015 - 16 June 2015

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  • Walk: Smardale Nature Reserve

    Walk: Smardale Nature Reserve

    Rock around Kirkby Stephen.  See the evidence that shallow tropical seas and hot baking deserts existed here in ancient times.  Alight (10.56) and return Kirkby Stephen.  Length: 5 miles.

    Date: 23 May 2015

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  • Walk: Lazonby to Armathwaite via Raven Beck

    Walk: Lazonby to Armathwaite via Raven Beck

    Lazonby - Kirkoswald - Raven Beck - Whin Fell - Dale - Ruckcroft - Coombs Wood - Armathwaite.  Alight Lazonby & Kirkoswald (09.47), return Armathwaite. Connects with 09.26 train from Carlisle.  Length: 11 miles.

    Date: 23 May 2015

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  • Penrith parkrun - Weekly Free 5km Timed Run

    Penrith parkrun - Weekly Free 5km Timed Run

    What is Penrith parkrun?  It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock.Every Saturday at 9am at Frenchfield Sports Centre, Frenchfield, Penrith, CA11 8UU. It's a free event - but please register before your first run.

    Date: 23 May 2015

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  • Children's Saturday Film Club - Alice in Wonderland (U)

    Children's Saturday Film Club - Alice in Wonderland (U)

    ALICE IN WONDERLAND (1951 VERSION) (U).  On a golden afternoon, young Alice follows a White Rabbit, who disappears down a nearby rabbit hole. Quickly following him, she tumbles into the burrow - and enters the merry, topsy-turvy world of Wonderland! Memorable songs and whimsical escapades highlight Alice's journey, which culminates in a madcap encounter with the Queen of Hearts - and her army of playing cards!  SATURDAY 23 MAY • 11am • Tickets £2  SUNDAY 24 MAY • 11am • Adult £6.50, U15s £4, Family £19.

    Date: 23 May 2015 - 24 May 2015

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  • Peter Sidwell Cookery School: Beginners Guide to Bread Making

    Peter Sidwell Cookery School: Beginners Guide to Bread Making

    This bread making course is packed full of hints, tips and fantastic recipes. The day starts with a freshly brewed coffee and a demo on how to make the classic Italian Biscotti.

    Date: 23 May 2015

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  • Workshop: Make your own felt owl

    Workshop: Make your own felt owl

    Celebrating 100 years of Brownies!   As part of this celebration the museum will be hosting a display of 10 beautiful felt wall hangings designed and made by Brownie packs in the Penrith and Eden area. The 85cm by 1000cm hanging depicts each group’s design of the Owl going forward into the future.

    Date: 23 May 2015

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  • Harness Racing

    Appleby Harness Racing on Holme Farm Field, Appleby.

    Date: 24 May 2015 - 25 May 2015

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  • Jazz Afternoon at the George Hotel

    Jazz Afternoon at the George Hotel

    Join us for a Jazz Afternoon at The George Hotel.  Free Entry!  Call 01768 862696 for more information.

    Date: 24 May 2015

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  • Ullswater Challenge

    Ullswater Challenge

    This event explores the stunning Ullswater valley by boat and on foot, and allows you to experience some of the most beautiful locations whilst challenging yourself on a rewarding and exciting event.  Organised in conjunction with Lake District professional outdoor activity providers Distant Horizons, this challenge looks to test your ability whilst also raising money for the Great North Air Ambulance Service.   This Challenge involves:  Paddling a 12km circuit on Ullswater, England's second largest lake  Scaling Helvellyn, one of the highest mountains in England, via exciting scrambles on the famous Striding and Swirral edges. Ascent - 810m, Distance - 11.5km  Paddling back across Ullswater  All this is to be completed in order for you to fulfill the challenge.  Not an easy undertaking but one that will see you push yourself to the limit and raise money for a great cause at the same time.  *All technical equipment is provided including boats, buoyancy aids and paddles.

    Date: 24 May 2015

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  • Peter Sidwell Cookery School: Cake Decorating Masterclass

    Peter Sidwell Cookery School: Cake Decorating Masterclass

    Join our newest team member Sarah as she teaches you how to create and decorate cake master pieces for you to replicate at home.  £100 per person.

    Date: 24 May 2015

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  • Walk - St Sunday Crag by Grisedale

    Walk - St Sunday Crag by Grisedale

    A strenuous ridge walk over St Sunday Crag via Deepdale Hause. Passing through the stunning valley of Grisedale and returning through Patterdale.  Price: Adults £5, child free  Length: 9.9 miles, 16 km  Duration: 7 hours  Total ascent: 750m  Highest point: 841m  Grade: Very Hard  Long, full-day walks of up to 17 km or 11 miles.

    Date: 24 May 2015

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  • Walk - Moor Divock Archaeology

    Walk - Moor Divock Archaeology

    Take a journey back in time and walk among ancient stone circles, cairns and burial sites. This fascinating hike through history will bring the past back to life.  Part of the Ullswater Walking Festival. Price: Free, donations welcome  Length: 6.7 miles, 10.9 km  Duration: 6 hours  Total ascent: 220m  Highest point: 370m  Grade: Moderate  Medium length walks of 5-16 km or 3-10 miles on hilly ground with rising and falling levels.

    Date: 24 May 2015

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  • Walk - Circles and Stones

    Walk - Circles and Stones

    Visit some spectacular archaeological sites in and around the Lowther valley, including a stone circle and Shap Avenue.  Start: 9:30am Shap village car park on A6 opposite C of E primary school  Grid ref: NY563151  Price: Free, donations welcome  Duration: 6 hours  Length: 10.8 miles, 17.5 km  Grade: Moderate. Medium length walks on hilly ground with rising and falling levels.

    Date: 25 May 2015

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