Sunday February 1, 2015

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February 2015 : Results 1 - 15 of 36 : sorted by date.

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20th Anniversary Pantomime Hansel & Gretal by Colette Macdonald A mysterious change has come over the village and as life becomes so bad the children run away, then people start to disappear. A workers co-operative is formed and a search... View more details - Hansel & Gretal
The Victory Hall, Station Road, Broughton in Furness, Cumbria LA20 6HN
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Dorothy’s Vagrants, with Marian Veevers. Destitute people and wanderers of the roads feature frequently in Dorothy Wordsworth’s Grasmere journals. She was very sympathetic, helping them with gifts of money and food, whilst listening to their... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: An afternoon in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 3 Feb 2015

Reading Group: Philip Larkin, with Education Development Manager Esther Rutter Philip Larkin is often thought of as grumpy or pessimistic, but he consistently features in lists of favourite 20th-century poets. Here’s an opportunity to see for... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: A morning in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 3 Feb 2015

This workshop is ideal for GCSE students studying Wordsworth’s ‘Boat-Stealing’ and Byron’s ‘Destruction of Sennacherib’, introducing them to the broader contexts of these ‘conflict’ poems and providing handy hints on how to approach poetry in... View more details - Activities for Schools: How to Read Romantic Poetry: Wordsworth and Byron
The Jerwood Centre, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Wednesday 4 Feb 2015

The show that stormed into the finals of Britain’s Got Talent & now a West End smash is back to mark its 20th Anniversary in spectacular style. The last few of years has seen the profile of The Circus of Horrors jump tremendously after... View more details - Circus of Horrors - The night of the Zombie
The Forum, 28 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 1HH
Friday 6 Feb 2015

Omid Djalili is back on tour with a new show, following a sell-out four week West End residency and a sold out season at the Edinburgh Festival. A firm favourite with his legendary performances, Omid’s comedy awards include; the ’Time... View more details - Omid Djalili
The Sands Centre, Carlisle, Cumbria CA1 1JQ
Friday 6 Feb 2015

Come and soak your soul in an evening of jazz with ’Boogie Bill’ at Kendal Unitarian Chapel’s Schoolroom, where there will be cafe-style seating. Boogie Bill Roberts sings and plays an eclectic mix of anything from the Beatles to... View more details - Jazz Night with 'Boogie Bill' Roberts
Unitarian Chapel Schoolroom, Branthwaite Brow, Off Market Place, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4TN
Saturday 7 Feb 2015

The Carlisle Canal was intended to be the economic salvation of the city. It opened to fanfares in 1823 but by 1854 it had gone. David examines the story of the most northerly canal in England. View more details - Appleby Archaeology Group: February Meeting -  David Ramshaw: The Carlisle Canal 1821 - 1853.
Centre 67, Chapel Street, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6QR
Tuesday 10 Feb 2015

‘A Cumbrian Crack’, with Keith Coates, Vice Chairman of the Lakeland Dialect Society Local dialect is often a key definer of a region, and the Lake District is no different. However, the region’s dialects continue to disappear. Vice Chairman of the... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: An afternoon in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 10 Feb 2015

Reading Group: Bryon’s Satirical Verse on the Lake Poets, with Education Officer Catherine Kay Read and discuss some of Byron’s verse satirising the Lake Poets - or ‘pond poets’ as Byron once described them. Is Byron’s verse searing political and... View more details - Dove Cottage Tuesdays: A morning in Dove Cottage
Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SH
Tuesday 10 Feb 2015

Westmorland Decorative and Fine Arts Society. A lecture entitled "Three Great Families and Their Gardens" A history of the Astors, The Rothschilds, and the Sackville Wests. A lecture given by Carline Rayman. View more details - WMDFAS Event
The Market Hall, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6XB
Wednesday 11 Feb 2015

That’s Amore A romantic Valentine’s Dance for the more mature residents of West Cumbria. Come along with your loved one and dance the night away With music provided by the "Music Masters" Big Band and Disco by Phil Haslehurst,... View more details - That's Amore - Valentine's Dance
Whitehaven Golf Club, Red Lonning, Whitehaven, Cumbria CA28 8UD
Friday 13 Feb 2015

‘Womenfolk’ returns with another triple bill featuring three of the UK’s of outstanding female singer-songwriters. Since her self financed debut in 2000 Kathryn Williams has released 10 critically acclaimed studio albums that have quietly... View more details - Womenfolk with Kathryn Williams, Maz O’Connor & Georgia Ruth
The Forum, 28 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 1HH
Friday 13 Feb 2015

Written and performed by Chanje Kunda This is a Highlights Rural Touring show using poetry, drama, choreography & music to create a visually stunning piece of theatre. It is a funny & exciting story of one woman’s search for love & explores what... View more details - Amsterdam
Skirwith Village Hall Cumbria CA10 1RQ
Friday 13 Feb 2015

Now established as the world’s official No.1 Eagles tribute, the Illegal Eagles continue to amaze crowds everywhere with their extremely tight harmonies and acute attention to detail. Their ability to capture the emotion of Don Henley’s vocal... View more details - The Illegal Eagles
The Forum, 28 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 1HH
Saturday 14 Feb 2015


 
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