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Wannasee Tribute Festival

Wannasee Tribute Festival

Wannasee Festival in Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, is back on the Bank Holiday Weekend of 23-25 August 2019, for a fifth year.

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Events In: August 2019

  • 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 end of August) 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.  **This Exhibition has been extended until the end of August 2019**  Entry to Penrith and Eden Museum is free.  Photo copyright: Sarah Jane Bellwood.

    Date: 04 March 2019 - 31 August 2019

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  • Steam Over Shap: Exhibition to mark the 175th anniversary of the commencement of construction of the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway

    This summer marks the 175th anniversary of the commencement of construction of the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway which began with the cutting of the first sod on Shap Fell in July 1844. Shap Summit standing at 916 feet above sea level is one of the most renowned points on the mainland rail network.  Several events are taking place in Shap to commemorate the coming of the railway which had a huge impact on the communities of Shap and Tebay.   Shap Local History Society have an extensive railway archive at The Market Cross (open each weekend in July and August) that includes records, images, and recollections.  Shap Community CIO are staging an exhibition of railway art and photography in the gallery at The Old Courthouse from 10th August.

    Date: 11 July 2019 - 31 August 2019

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  • Brick Science: Rheged’s Lego Lab

    Brick Science: Rheged’s Lego Lab

    This Summer experience an interactive and fun-filled LEGO® laboratory, featuring dozens of things to do across 6 science themes!  The Space Zone:  Learn about the planets and make your own LEGO® planet portrait.  The Sound Zone: Learn about how sound travels and play with musical instruments.  The Forces Zone: Race LEGO® cars, and experiment with your design to go faster and further.  The Electricity Zone: Complete a tricky LEGO® circuitry puzzle.   The Bio Zone: Learn how scientists identify animals, and how your body fits together.  The Engineering Zone: See fantastic LEGO® buildings and complete all sorts of building challenges!  Throughout the exhibition, interactive activities will be accompanied by fascinating LEGO® models and plenty of opportunities to play with LEGO® bricks.Exhibition Only: Tickets £4 each / Children 3 and under go FREE.  Timed exhibition entry daily every 30mins from 9am to 5pm.  To guarantee tickets on a set day, we strongly advise you book in advance before travelling as there are limited tickets per time slot – check our Facebook and Twitter for updates. Book your Brick Science tickets online in advance to guarantee your tickets.  No online booking fees.  Free Parking Just 2 minutes from Junction 40 M6.Exhibition + Film: Joint Exhibition + Film tickets £7 each | Children 3 and under go FREE.  Timed exhibition entry daily every 30mins from 9am to 5pm.  Includes cinema screening of LEGO Movie (PG) on the same day.  Exhibition and Film Tickets – Planning your visit: To view the 11.15am LEGO film please book any exhibition slot from 9am to 10am, or from 1.30pm onwards  To view the 4pm LEGO film please book any exhibition slot from 9am to 2.30pm *In the unlikely event that the 11.15am LEGO film sells out, customers will need to watch the 4pm film*  If you have any questions about planning your day at Rheged, give the Box Office a call on 01768 868000.  To guarantee tickets on a set day, we strongly advise you book in advance before travelling as there are limited tickets per time slot – check our Facebook and Twitter for updates.

    Date: 12 July 2019 - 01 September 2019

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  • Aladdin and his Amazing Lamp

    Aladdin and his Amazing Lamp

    We will hold you spellbound as we tell you a tale based on one of the 1001 Arabian Nights stories, told by Scheherezade to her husband, the Sultan.  Meet the Genie of the lamp, watch Aladdin fly his magic carpet and see if Aladdin finally wins the hand of the Princess.  Fully staged with lighting, scenery, special effects and it's own musical score.  Suitable for ages 4 - 94. Adults £10, Children £8.50, Family (2 adults and 2 children) £32.  July 21st, 24th, 26th, 28th, and 31st  August 2nd, 4th, 7th, 9th, 11th, 14th, 16th, 18th 21st, 23rd, 26th 28th and 30th  September 1st  Telephone 01768484538 or choose your own seats and book online.

    Date: 21 July 2019 - 01 September 2019

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  • 25 and Under: £5 ticket - all films, all Summer at the Alhambra, Penrith

    25 and Under: £5 ticket - all films, all Summer at the Alhambra, Penrith

    25 and Under: £5 ticket - all films, all Summer at the Alhambra, Penrith.  www.penrithcinema.co.uk.

    Date: 26 July 2019 - 05 September 2019

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  • Steam Over Shap: Shap Community CIO present An Exhibition of Railway Art and Photography

    This summer marks the 175th anniversary of the commencement of construction of the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway which began with the cutting of the first sod on Shap Fell in July 1844. Shap Summit standing at 916 feet above sea level is one of the most renowned points on the mainland rail network.  Several events are taking place in Shap to commemorate the coming of the railway which had a huge impact on the communities of Shap and Tebay.   Shap Local History Society have an extensive railway archive at The Market Cross (open each weekend in July and August) that includes records, images, and recollections.  Shap Community CIO are staging an exhibition of railway art and photography in the gallery at The Old Courthouse from 10th August.

    Date: 10 August 2019 - 01 September 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: 12 August 2019 - 31 August 2019

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  • Woodland Activities

    Woodland Activities

    The Woodland Trust are calling in at Lowther for four days over the school holidays. With them, they bring a host of free activities for children focusing on wildlife and trees.

    Date: 22 August 2019 - 23 August 2019

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  • Tour de Rheged

    Tour de Rheged

    Come and try this fantastic 14 mile route that starts at the Rheged Centre. You quickly leave the bustle behind and pick up the surrounding quiet lanes that take you directly into perfect low traffic cycling country.  There are some awesome views along the way with the charm of the Greystoke.  After quick stop at the village shop for cold refreshments you'll make your way back with the winding lanes weaving this fab mini-tour back to Rheged.

    Date: 23 August 2019

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  • Mills and Mines tour at Acorn Bank

    Have you ever wondered why Acorn Bank has a watermill on site, and remnants of a Gypsum mine?  Find out more about the estate's industrial past on this free guided tour.  A must for history-buffs - join one of our knowledgeable volunteers as they guide you around the woodland at Acorn Bank, revealing a hidden industrial past.  This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

    Date: 23 August 2019

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  • Kids FREE Fridays at Ullswater 'Steamers'

    Kids FREE Fridays at Ullswater 'Steamers'

    It is Summer and that means Kids Free Fridays are back! Just bring along an adult with a valid Cruise All Piers Pass and get FREE child entry (one free child per full paying adult).  26th July 2019  2nd August 2019  9th August 2019  16th August 2019  23rd August 2019  30th August 2019 .

    Date: 23 August 2019

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  • The Sun Is Also A Star - 12A

    The Sun Is Also A Star - 12A

    Romantic Drama.  “What if I told you I could get you to fall in love with me…?”  College-bound romantic Daniel Bae (Melton) and Jamaica-born pragmatist Natasha Kingsley (Shahidi) meet-and fall for each other-over one magical day amidst the fervor and flurry of New York City. Sparks immediately fly between these two strangers, who might never have met had fate not given them a little push.

    Date: 23 August 2019 - 25 August 2019

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  • Playmobil: The Movie - U

    Playmobil: The Movie - U

    Playmobil: The Movie tells the story of an imaginative young girl named Marla (Anya Taylor-Joy) who sets off on an epic journey after her younger brother Charlie (Gabriel Bateman) disappears into the vast and wondrous animated world of Playmobil.  As Marla tries to find her brother in this magical realm, she comes across memorable Playmobil characters including a friendly food truck driver Del (Jim Gaffigan), dashing secret agent Rex Dasher (Daniel Radcliffe), a modern fairy godmother (Meghan Trainor) and the power-hungry Emperor Maximus (Adam Lambert).  After being reunited with her brother, her sweeping adventures teach Marla to break free from her structured adult life, reconnect to her childhood dreams and enjoy the endless possibilities of her imagination.

    Date: 23 August 2019

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  • The Cure Anniversary 1978 – 2018

    The Cure Anniversary 1978 – 2018

    Live from Hyde Park, London  The Cure, acknowledged as one of the world’s greatest live bands, take the stage on a perfect July evening in London’s Hyde Park 2018 to deliver a set of songs celebrating four decades of music making.  The ensuing film “Anniversary 1978-2018”, directed by long time collaborator Tim Pope, captures them in glorious 4K. The 5.1 audio mix by Robert Smith and Paul Corkett complements and completes this fabulously immersive cinematic experience.  From Lovesong to Lullaby, from Boys Don’t Cry to Burn, from Fascination Street to Friday I’m in Love, Robert Smith and his extraordinary band – Simon Gallup, Jason Cooper, Roger O’Donnell and Reeves Gabrels - take us on a magical trip through time.

    Date: 23 August 2019

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  • Wannasee Tribute Festival

    Wannasee Tribute Festival

    Wannasee Festival in Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, is back on the Bank Holiday Weekend of 23-25 August 2019, for a fifth year. More fantastic tribute bands than ever before, rides, entertainment and more, for campers and day visitors alike.  **Day Tickets only are now on sale at Penrith TIC - 01768 867466** Adults: Non Camping - Day £25 / Weekend £35   14 to 17 Years: Non Camping - Day £17 / Weekend £25  Under 14’s: Non camping - FREE  All ticket purchases include entry to the free Friday night.

    Date: 23 August 2019 - 25 August 2019

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  • Herb garden tours at Acorn Bank

    Join one of our volunteers for a tour of the Herb Garden to find out about Acorn Bank’s extensive herb collection.  The herb collection at Acorn Bank is the biggest in the National Trust. Find out why they're such an important resource on this tour.  This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

    Date: 24 August 2019

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  • Navigation Skills for Beginners

    Navigation Skills for Beginners

    Head outdoors in the Lake District to learn basic navigation skills in small, friendly groups. Map and compass provided.

    Date: 24 August 2019

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  • Guided Walk: Blencathra Summit

    Guided Walk: Blencathra Summit

    Walk by Scales Fell to Blencathra's summit. Cross to Foule Crag then down to Glenderamackin Coll and Bowscale Fell.

    Date: 24 August 2019

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  • Friends of the Settle to Carlisle Line: Kirkby Stephen to Appleby

    Alight Kirkby Stephen (0934) and return Appleby (1700).  Kirkby Stephen - Crosby Garrett - Little Asby - Great Asby - Dales Highway - Appleby.  Note: EARLY MORNING TRAIN.  17miles, strenuous.

    Date: 24 August 2019

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  • Relief Carving in Hardwoods with Alister Neville

    Relief Carving in Hardwoods with Alister Neville

    We welcome the return of Alister Neville whose courses were so popular a few years ago.  Arriving by large van and trailer he provides three solid workbenches to sit on the driveway (under the canopies if it look like rain).  Plenty of space still, lots of tools and reference material.  Bring any ideas you have, let Alister guide you through the priniples of Relief carving in Hardwood, show you the rights and wrongs of chisel safety (they are extremely sharp) and show you how to start on your piece.  £82, to include refreshments and a tasty 2 course Aga lunch and cream tea.

    Date: 24 August 2019

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