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EVAN Spring Open Exhibition

EVAN Spring Open Exhibition

EVAN Spring Open Exhibition 4 April to April 28 2019

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Events In: April 2019

  • Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art

    Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art

    ‘Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art’ from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, explores how comic books are created by giving visitors the opportunity to explore each step in the creative process. Through Character, Setting, Plot, Style and Special Powers, comic book fans of all ages will be immersed in the stimulating and imaginative world of children’s comics, surrounded by interactive activities, playful props and unique, original materials.  See Desperate Dan and Dennis the Menace as they were drawn in the 1940s and 50s; find old friends like Oor Wullie, Minnie the Minx and Roy of the Rovers; imagine yourself on an adventure with Dan Dare from The Eagle.  ‘Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art’ will feature Captain America, Wonder Woman, Superman and Hulk as drawn by British artist Ian Churchill.

    Date: 15 February 2019 - 22 April 2019

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  • Exhibition: 'Inheritance: A Closer Look at Some Collected Things' by artist Sarah Jane Bellwood

    Exhibition: 'Inheritance: A Closer Look at Some Collected Things' by artist Sarah Jane Bellwood

    Penrith and Eden Museum proudly presents their Spring exhibition (March to June) featuring work by artist Sarah Jane Bellwood Inheritance: A Closer Look at Some Collected Things.  Sarah has long standing connections with the Eden area and grew up in Sandford village.  Her work is inspired by collected, found and closely observed material including domestic utensils like cutlery and sewing equipment and natural history relating in particular to insects, botany and birds.  Sarah’s work is for sale in London and New York (through Panter and Hall) and the works in the exhibition can be purchased (where indicated). She is working towards a solo show in Mayfair next year.  Entry to Penrith and Eden Museum is free.  Photo copyright: Sarah Jane Bellwood.

    Date: 04 March 2019 - 30 June 2019

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  • An Easter Egg hunt: Dragons and Chocolate...Buttons

    An Easter Egg hunt: Dragons and Chocolate...Buttons

    This year, our egg-hunt - an annual favourite for miles around - is based once again around the theme of Dragons and Chocolate. Only for 2019, the trail will have a chocolate button angle.  Free with Admission to Castle and Gardens.

    Date: 30 March 2019 - 22 April 2019

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  • Teddies Go Free with Ullswater 'Steamers'

    Teddies Go Free with Ullswater 'Steamers'

    Our lovable Teddies Go Free event is back and our teddy trail returns too! Can you locate all of the bears?!  Every child travels free when accompanied onboard with their best friend (each child must be accompanied by a full fare paying adult with a Cruise All Piers Pass).   Don’t forget to share your favourite day out pictures online and use #TeddyFest.

    Date: 30 March 2019 - 22 April 2019

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  • Peter Pan Treasure Trail

    Peter Pan Treasure Trail

    Follow our treasure map around Rheged and help Peter Pan find the pirate treasure.  Watch out for Tick Tock the crocodile, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook.  Remember X marks the spot!.

    Date: 02 April 2019 - 22 April 2019

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  • Upfront Puppet Theatre: The Emperor and the Nightingale

    Upfront Puppet Theatre: The Emperor and the Nightingale

    A traditional marionette performance, based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen. A beautiful & lyrical production with Chinese flute music by Yue Guo.  A nightingale sings and charms the Emperor, until a mechanical bird takes its place.

    Date: 03 April 2019 - 22 April 2019

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  • EVAN Spring Open Exhibition

    EVAN Spring Open Exhibition

    EVAN Spring Open Exhibition 4 April to April 28 2019.

    Date: 04 April 2019 - 28 April 2019

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  • Material Worlds

    Material Worlds

    12th April – 5th May ‘Material Worlds’ at The Exhibit 'A' Gallery The Old Courthouse, Shap CA10 3NL.   Four professional artists from South West Scotland and the North of England whose individual practices include leaf work (Jennie Ashmore), ceramics (Sue Dunne), textiles (Rachel Philimore), collage and painting (Suzanne Stuart Davies) using traditional techniques and slow processes to conjure art.  Special Opening event Sat 13th April.  FREE Admission.  Parking in forecourt.

    Date: 12 April 2019 - 05 May 2019

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  • Films at the Lonsdale Alhambra, Penrith

    Films at the Lonsdale Alhambra, Penrith

    Located in the heart of Penrith with convenient on-street car parking or in the Bluebell Lane car park, the Alhambra Cinemas provide a first-class cinema experience, screening all the latest cinema releases as well as independent and foreign-language films in comfortable and relaxing surroundings.  Now with Dolby Digital projection and Dolby Digital sound.  For details of the latest films showing at the Lonsdale Alhambra, Penrith this week please visit their website.

    Date: 15 April 2019 - 30 April 2019

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  • Easter Weekend at South Tynedale Railway

    Easter Weekend at South Tynedale Railway

    There’s lots going on at the railway over the Easter weekend! Between 20th and 22nd April children (ages 2-15) travel free if they bring a decorated egg (and a fare-paying adult!) with them. Your decorated egg will be displayed at Alston station and judged at 12:15 for the first train, 14:45 for the second and 16:45 for the third.  So if you’re travelling from Slaggyford don’t worry just bring your egg with you, take it to the ticket office and we will include it in the judging! You can collect your egg as soon as judging is finished.  Follow the Easter trail around Alston station and if you solve all the clues there’ll be a chocolatey prize for you.

    Date: 20 April 2019 - 22 April 2019

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  • Open Day at St. Anne's

    Open Day at St. Anne's

    See an exhibition and photographs about the history of St. Anne's.  Take a peep inside a cottage.  Enjoy refreshments in the garden.  Take a Lady Anne Clifford Quiz.  Buy a raffle ticket to win an original sketch of St.

    Date: 22 April 2019

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  • Friends of the Sette to Carlisle Line: Kirkby Stephen circular via Stainmore Viaducts - Easter Monday Full Day walk

    Friends of the Sette to Carlisle Line: Kirkby Stephen circular via Stainmore Viaducts - Easter Monday Full Day walk

    Alight (11.06) and return (19.20) Kirkby Stephen. Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds.

    Date: 22 April 2019

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  • Earth Day at South Tynedale Railway

    Earth Day at South Tynedale Railway

    Earth Day is a great day to celebrate the launch of our newest steam loco, Green Dragon, and tell you all about some of the ways in which South Tynedale Railway is becoming more environmentally friendly. It’s going to be a great family day out with lots going on!  Green Dragon and Carlisle (one of our battery electric locos) will be in service  Easter trail round the Alston site with chocolatey prizes for correct answers  Easter egg competition – bring a decorated egg with you and you travel free (ages 1 – 15 only and must be accompanied by a fare paying adult)  Meet our gardening team at Slaggyford station and find out about the trees we’ve planted and our work with the North Pennines AONB’s Plugging the Gaps project  Meet some of the team from Cumbria Action for Sustainability  Craft sessions for children (must be pre-booked)  Looking forward to seeing you!.

    Date: 22 April 2019

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  • Guided Walk: Ullswater's Eastern Vistas

    Guided Walk: Ullswater's Eastern Vistas

    Discover wonderful views from the summit of Arthur's Pike.  £10, child free.

    Date: 22 April 2019

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  • Guided Walk: A Host of Daffodils

    Guided Walk: A Host of Daffodils

    Take the steamer from Glenridding to the legendary Aira Force waterfalls and to the site of Wordsworth's golden daffodils. Lovely level walk back.

    Date: 22 April 2019

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  • Avengers: Endgame - 12A

    Avengers: Endgame - 12A

    See Avengers Endgame here first on our GIANT screen! Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle.  Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers - Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner - must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos - the evil demigod who decimated the planet and the universe.  Adult £6.50, Child £5, Concs £5.50, Students £5.50, Family (up to 2 adult + 3 children) £21.

    Date: 25 April 2019

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  • Dawdles Walk Podgill and NVT/Hartley

    Dawdles Walk Podgill and NVT/Hartley

    From Podgill Wood we will follow the Nateby boundary wall returning to Kirkby stephen via the Northern Viaduct Trust walk and Hartley, Gramsceugh and Frank’s Bridge.  Option refreshments in Kirkby Stephen after the walk.  Boots recommended.  We will go whatever the weather - please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the day - we will adapt walks when essential. DAWDLES Walk plus has an additional activity or interest during the walk.  All walks should take about an hour unless otherwise stated - DAWDLES Walk Little extra/Extra are longer and likely to be more strenuous or taken at a quicker pace.

    Date: 25 April 2019

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  • Garden Tour: Spring Bulbs at Lowther Castle and Gardens

    Garden Tour: Spring Bulbs at Lowther Castle and Gardens

    Bulbs abound at Lowther, particularly in the Garden in the Ruins, one of Dan Pearson’s most notable designs for us. Martin Ogle, Head Gardener, will guide you on a plant by plant tour of the spring bulbs both in the Garden in the Ruins and in the former pleasure gardens.

    Date: 25 April 2019

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  • The Sisters Brothers - 15

    The Sisters Brothers - 15

    It’s 1851, and Charlie and Eli Sisters are both brothers and assassins, boys grown to men in a savage and hostile world. The Sisters brothers find themselves on a journey through the Northwest, bringing them to the mountains of Oregon, a dangerous brothel in the small town of Mayfield, and eventually, the gold rush land of California - an adventure that tests the deadly family ties that bind.  Adult £6.50, Child £5, Concs £5.50, Students £5.50, Family (up to 2 adult + 3 children) £21.

    Date: 26 April 2019 - 28 April 2019

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  • Wild Rose - 15

    Wild Rose - 15

    Rose-Lynn Harlan is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh out of prison and reunited with her son and daughter, all she wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer in Nashville.

    Date: 26 April 2019 - 28 April 2019

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