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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).

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Events In: March 2019

  • Upfront Open Exhibition 2019

    Upfront Open Exhibition 2019

    The annual Upfront Open Exhibition is now in its 19th year and welcomes entries from all artists. The purpose of the show is to exhibit a wealth and wide cross section of artistic talent.

    Date: 29 January 2019 - 24 March 2019

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  • 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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  • Some Surprising Facts about Pancakes - A Garden Trail

    Some Surprising Facts about Pancakes - A Garden Trail

    Have you heard of Otzi the Iceman? Do you know what the word pancake looks like in Malaysian?  Can you imagine how many eggs are used on Pancake Day in the UK? These surprising facts - along with a heap of others - form our pre-Easter trail round the garden.  As you go, you will learn things you never imagined you would about pancakes and pick up some clues to break a code. A treat will be given to all young pancake detectives.

    Date: 16 February 2019 - 28 March 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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  • 'Changes' Exhibition

    'Changes' Exhibition

    'Changes' The Old Courthouse, Shap, Penrith.  An exhibition of artwork in a variety of media including puppets created by Dawn Hurton based on the Beyond the Beacon project. In addition there will be a display relating to the history of the building which was Shap Girls and Infants School and then Shap Modern Secondary School before being used as a Magistrates Court, Youth Club and Library.  Special Events: Friday 15th March 7.30pm music and poetry with the Beyond the Beacon Band   Saturday 23rd March 2-4pm Open afternoon Location: on the west side of the A6 road opposite Shap Bowling Green CA10 3NL.  Free Parking in Forecourt.  Disabled toilet facilities  .

    Date: 08 March 2019 - 31 March 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: 18 March 2019 - 31 March 2019

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  • What They Had - 15

    What They Had - 15

    What they had centres on a family in crisis. Bridget (Hilary Swank) returns home to Chicago at her brother’s (Michael Shannon) urging to deal with her ailing mother (Blythe Danner) and her father’s (Robert Forster) reluctance to let go of their life together.  Adult £6.50, Child £5, Concs £5.50, Students £5.50, Family (up to 2 adult + 3 children) £21.

    Date: 22 March 2019 - 24 March 2019

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  • Everybody Knows - 15

    Everybody Knows - 15

    Laura (Penélope Cruz) and her children travel from Buenos Aires to the village where she was born, on a Spanish vineyard, to attend her sister’s wedding, but unexpected events lead this gathering toward a crisis that exposes the family’s hidden past.  Adult £6.50, Child £5, Concs £5.50, Students £5.50, Family (up to 2 adult + 3 children) £21.

    Date: 22 March 2019 - 24 March 2019

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  • Highlights Rural Touring Scheme: Remi Harris Duo

    Highlights Rural Touring Scheme: Remi Harris Duo

    Remi Harris is an exciting guitarist whose music draws from gypsy swing, jazz, blues, rock and world music. Joined by Simon Smith on double bass, the duo play a fresh mix of original compositions, jazz standards and new arrangements of music from Django Reinhardt and Jimi Hendrix to Charlie Parker and many more.  Described as “an incredible guitarist” by Jamie Cullum, Remi swaps his worldwide touring - from the Montreal Jazz Festival to the BBC Proms at the Albert Hall - for a series of intimate village hall performances interspersed with commentary about the history of the music he plays.  “Terrific” - The Telegraph.

    Date: 23 March 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: 23 March 2019

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  • Friends of the Sette to Carlisle Line: Wainwright's Pennine Journey and Dales High Way: Full Day walk

    Friends of the Sette to Carlisle Line: Wainwright's Pennine Journey and Dales High Way: Full Day walk

    Alight (09.47) and return (17.03) Appleby. Connects with 07.48 train from Leeds.  Length: 12 miles.  Appleby - Bandley Bridge - Hoff - Rutter Force - Heights - Great Ormside - Appleby.  This walk uses an early train.

    Date: 23 March 2019

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  • Winter Skills Course

    Winter Skills Course

    An opportunity to spend a day on Helvellyn with a Lake District National Park Authority Fell Top Assessor as they climb to the summit of the mountain to take snow and weather readings for Lake District Weatherline Service. For each event our Fell Top Assessor will guide you on a route up the mountain, chosen according to snow and weather conditions and the ability of the group members, teaching you the basic skills of snowcraft needed for safe winter walking in the fells and mountains of the UK.  A Lake District taster day for anyone who wants to learn the basics of how to use an ice axe and crampons for winter walking.

    Date: 23 March 2019 - 28 March 2019

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  • *Family Favourite* Peter Rabbit - PG

    *Family Favourite* Peter Rabbit - PG

    Peter Rabbit and his three sisters - Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-Tail - enjoy spending their days in Mr. McGregor’s vegetable garden.

    Date: 23 March 2019 - 24 March 2019

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  • Open Afternoon at The Old Courthouse, Shap

    Open Afternoon at The Old Courthouse, Shap

    Open Afternoon at The Old Courthouse, Shap 2-4pm. Come along to see the building now, view photos and reminisce over times you spent in this building, perhaps you were at school here or maybe you attended court here!  Special Guest: David Plant - policeman in Shap for many years in the 60s and 70s.

    Date: 23 March 2019

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  • Highlights Rural Touring Scheme: Joan and Jimmy

    Highlights Rural Touring Scheme: Joan and Jimmy

    Known as the ‘Mother of Modern Theatre’ Joan Littlewood devoted her life to community and political theatre and making it accessible to the people of the north in the 1950’s and 60’s. In Joan & Jimmy, a cast of four actors tell her fascinating life story and that of her one-time husband Ewan MacColl (aka Jimmy Miller), from founding Theatre Workshop in Kendal to Ewan’s departure into the world of folk music.

    Date: 24 March 2019

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  • The Great Escape (PG) with Dan Snow - 75th Anniversary Screening

    The Great Escape (PG) with Dan Snow - 75th Anniversary Screening

    On the 75th anniversary of The Great Escape, Dan Snow hosts a commemorative evening featuring The D-Day Darlings and special guests, culminating with a gala screening of the remastered 1963 cult film, starring Steve McQueen.  The live show from London’s Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith will feature Britain’s Got Talent finalists, performing classics such as The White Cliffs of Dover, Don’t Sit Under The Apple Tree and a specially created arrangement of the iconic theme tune.  Dan Snow will hear from veterans of the Second World War’s most daring escape and will explore the history and science behind the operation with renowned historian Paul Beaver and Dr Hugh Hunt of the University of Cambridge.  18.00 Live Show 19.05 Interval 19.25 Film - Part 1 20.55 Interval 21.10 Film - Part 2 22.30 END.

    Date: 24 March 2019

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  • Live Pianist in The Lake View Restaurant

    Live Pianist in The Lake View Restaurant

    Enjoy 3 course or 2 course lunch in the stunning Lake View restaurant as the talented pianist Karen West entertains you.  3 course lunch plus coffee, £23.95 per person.  2 course lunch plus coffee, £20.95 per person.  Call us on 017684 82444 to book.

    Date: 24 March 2019

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  • Screening of Stan and Ollie (2018) PG

    Sunday 24th March 5pm.  The story of Laurel & Hardy, the world’s most famous comedy duo who attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a gruelling theatre tour of post-war Britain.  Stars John C Reilly & Steve Coogan Director: Jon S. Baird.  Release January 2019.  Followed by an optional Curry Supper @ 7pm which MUST be prebooked on 07792 673386.  Doors open 4.30pm for 5pm screening Tickets Adult £5, Child £3.50 on the door.  Curry £6 (MUST be prebooked on 07792 673386) Veggie options, please order when booking.

    Date: 24 March 2019

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  • 'I Sing of a Maiden' The Herdwyck Consort

    'I Sing of a Maiden' The Herdwyck Consort

    St Michael’s Church, Shap, Penrith Sunday 24th March 3.00pm The Herdwyck Consort presents ‘I Sing of a Maiden’ music for the Annunciation from the Middle Ages to the present day, including works by Duruflé, Grieg, Praetorius and Bruckner.  Tickets: Adult £8, Student(16 and over) £4, Under 16 FREE includes light refreshments. Tel.

    Date: 24 March 2019

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  • Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy

    Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy

    Featuring the remastered 1983 Diana Ross “Live in Central Park” concert.  A milestone in history, marking the 75th birthday of one of the greatest entertainers of all time. The magic of Diana Ross has touched millions of hearts around the world.

    Date: 26 March 2019

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