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17th Classic Cars in the Park

17th Classic Cars in the Park

Mark Woodward’s Spring Spectacular brings classic cars and vehicles to Lord and Lady Inglewood’s historic home in the North Lakes, within easy reach of the Scottish Borders.

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Events In: May 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 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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  • THREAD: Contemporary Textiles

    THREAD: Contemporary Textiles

    THREAD: Contemporary Textiles is an exhibition of all forms of textile arts including embroidery, cross stitch, tapestry and more. The exhibition shows how textile art today goes beyond the purely decorative, showing its connections to folk traditions, abstract art, word and activism.  The exhibition follows on from our successful exhibition New Quilting, and again shows a surprising and modern look at a traditional craft form.

    Date: 03 May 2019 - 30 June 2019

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  • Gardening and Gumboots: A Garden Story Trail at Lowther Castle and Gardens

    Gardening and Gumboots: A Garden Story Trail at Lowther Castle and Gardens

    Gumboots was a young gardener who came to work in the gardens at Lowther Castle in the 1930s.On his first day, Gumboots went to the toolshed and found some tools were missing. This is the story of his hunt for those missing tools.  Each chapter in Gumboots’ story has a clue - marked in red.

    Date: 04 May 2019 - 19 July 2019

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  • '100 Squares' Exhibition

    '100 Squares' Exhibition

    Natalie Burns ‘100 Squares - A Year in My Life’ exhibition of collage pieces is on show at The Old Courthouse, Shap. Each square is created using a wide variety of paper based materials.

    Date: 19 May 2019 - 09 June 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: 20 May 2019 - 31 May 2019

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  • Introduction to Calligraphy and beyond with Gaynor Goffe

    Introduction to Calligraphy and beyond with Gaynor Goffe

    You can learn, improve or experiment with an edged-pen script, choosing from uncial, italic, foundational hand, amongst others, and use the script with colour in the pen and background in the lay-out and design of short quotations.  These terms will be explained. Gaynor is particularly interested in the more personal, creative aspect of calligraphy, working with painted backgrounds, gold leaf and collage, and experimenting with capitals and cursive scripts.

    Date: 23 May 2019 - 24 May 2019

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  • Dawdles Walk Slack Gap Lane

    Dawdles Walk Slack Gap Lane

    We will leave Kirkby stephen on Kirkbank Lane and cut through Slack Gap Lane B.O.A.T. to Winton Road returning to Kirkby Stephen via Hartley Fold and Low Bridge.

    Date: 23 May 2019

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  • Garden Tour: Spring Flowers at Lowther Castle and Gardens

    Garden Tour: Spring Flowers at Lowther Castle and Gardens

    Among the many plant highlights in the garden are the Mecanopsis Lingholm. Their penetrating blue looks stunning in the Garden-in-the-Ruins.

    Date: 23 May 2019

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  • Lionel Richie Tribute Night

    Lionel Richie Tribute Night

    Dance ‘all night long’ with our amazing Lionel Richie Tribute act at North Lakes Hotel and Spa, followed by music from our resident DJ.  To book call the Events team on 01768 868111.  £36.00 per person.

    Date: 24 May 2019

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  • Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups - U

    Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups - U

    When a comet strikes earth, the crew head over to see what’s going on. After digging up the sand around the radioactive meteor, the Paw Patrol stumble upon a magical source that will change their lives forever.Having gained super powers from the meteor, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Zuma, Everest, Rocky, and Marshall are all stronger, faster, and more powerful than ever before.

    Date: 24 May 2019 - 25 May 2019

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  • The Secret Life of Pets 2 - PG

    The Secret Life of Pets 2 - PG

    The Secret Life of Pets 2 will follow summer 2016’s blockbuster about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime collaborator Janet Healy will produce the sequel to the comedy that had the best opening ever for an original film, animated or otherwise.

    Date: 24 May 2019

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  • Detective Pikachu - PG

    Detective Pikachu - PG

    Comedy Adventure. Ryan Reynolds stars in the first-ever live-action Pokemon adventure as Pikachu, the iconic face of the global Pokemon phenomenon-one of the world’s most popular, multi-generation entertainment properties and the most successful media franchise of all time.

    Date: 24 May 2019 - 26 May 2019

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  • Rocketman (TBC)

    Rocketman (TBC)

    Rocketman is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John.

    Date: 24 May 2019 - 26 May 2019

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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: 25 May 2019

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  • Push The Boat Taster Sessions at Ullswater Yacht Club

    Push The Boat Taster Sessions at Ullswater Yacht Club

    If you have ever fancied the idea of sailing, now could be the time to give it a go. Ullswater Yacht Club is holding special taster sessions as part of the Royal Yachting Association’s Push the Boat Out campaign on Saturday, May 25, 1pm - 4pm.

    Date: 25 May 2019

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  • Orton Scarecrow Festival and Church Exhibition

    The Orton Scarecrow Festival and Church Exhibition is being held on Saturday, 25th May to Saturday, 1st June 2019. The theme of the Scarecrow Festival is 'Jobs, Professions and Trades' to tie in with the Church Exhibition whose theme is 'Window Shopping on the High Street'.

    Date: 25 May 2019 - 02 June 2019

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  • Bush craft - Whittling ‘A Bird in a Day’ with Dave Harter

    Bush craft - Whittling ‘A Bird in a Day’ with Dave Harter

    Learn traditional hand carving and whittling skills, using craft knives and other specialist hand tools, to complete a beautiful carved bird in a day, which can then be attached to a display base. Two types of wood are ideal for carving; the beautiful native lime and the more exotic Jelutong.

    Date: 26 May 2019

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  • Blacksmith for a Day - Garden Flowers with Adrian Wood

    Blacksmith for a Day - Garden Flowers with Adrian Wood

    Join Adrian Wood for an exciting day of blacksmithing.  Dragon Hooks, ramshead fire pokers or sculptural garden flowers.  All popular choices for this one day workshop with Adrian and Andy.  Adrian Wood is a university graduate with a degree in fine art sculpture from The University of London.  Adrian completed his training at a blacksmiths forge in York, after which he worked for Brian Russell, widely regarded as one of the finest blacksmiths in the UK. Brian's approach to creating bespoke and uniquely designed metalwork has an enormous effect on the sculptures and designs created by Adrian Wood Artist Blacksmiths.   These days are suitable for all abilities but not for those with back problems.

    Date: 26 May 2019

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  • Eden Animal Rescue Open Day

    Eden Animal Rescue Open Day

    Come along to our open day to help raise funds for Eden Animal Rescue and enjoy a lovely family day out. Look around the centre and learn more about our work, refuel with tasty food, browse the stalls, and try your luck to see if you can win a prize. Fun activities for all ages, human and canine alike, and whether you're a dog, cat or rabbit lover there'll be something for everyone. There'll also be a chance for visiting doggies to have a go on our agility equipment!.

    Date: 26 May 2019

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  • Sunday Jazz at the George Hotel

    Sunday Jazz at the George Hotel

    3 Course Sunday Lunch With Live Music with Bruce Caraffin & Mo Witham.   Make your Sunday lunch special with our popular live music lunches.  Indulge in three delicious courses while you listen to live jazz music to relax and entertain you.  Cost: £21.95.

    Date: 26 May 2019

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