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Green Shoots

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Green Shoots ‘Green Shoots’ celebrates a new beginning for Green Door after the months without an exhibition. We’ve found a dichotomy during lockdown with some artists enjoying the time to create new work while...
Upfront Gallery, Unthank, Penrith CA11 9TG
Tue 17 Nov to Sun 22 Nov, Tue 24 Nov to Sun 29 Nov, Tue 1 Dec to Sun 6 Dec, Tue 8 Dec to Sun 13 Dec, Tue 15 Dec to Sun 20 Dec, Tue 22 Dec to Thu 24 Dec, Tue 29 Dec to Thu 31 Dec, Sat 2 Jan, Sun 3 Jan, Tue 5 Jan to Sun 10 Jan

Lake District Photography Workshop Winter

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Lake District Photography Workshop - Enjoy the iconic scenes at winter with snow-topped mountains and frosty/frozen vistas.
Lake District CA12 4RE
Fri 29 Jan to Sun 31 Jan

From The Fields Presents The Rifles (Unplugged)

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British Indie outfit The Rifles rose to popularity in the mid-2000s with their swaggering, jaunty garage rock & roll sound.
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Thu 4 Feb

Counterfeit Seventies Show

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Counterfeit Seventies Show Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music, and everything in
Rosehill Theatre, Moresby, Whitehaven CA28 6SE
Sat 6 Feb

Rydal Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Forty acres of Park, Woodland and Gardens to explore. The Formal Thomas Mawson Garden has fine examples of herbaceous planting, seasonal displays and magnificent views of the Lakeland Fells.
Rydal Hall, Ambleside LA22 9LX
Sun 21 Mar, Sun 18 Jul

Holehird Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Run by volunteers of the Lakeland Horticultural Society to promote knowledge of gardening in Lakeland conditions. On fellside overlooking Windermere, the 12 acres provide interest year round.
Holehird Gardens, Windermere LA23 1NP
Sun 21 Mar, Thu 8 Jul

High Close Estate & Arboretum - Open Garden for NGS

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Originally planted in 1866 by Edward Wheatley-Balme, High Close was designed in the fashion of the day using many of the recently discovered exotic conifers and evergreen shrubs coming into Britain
High Close Estate & Arboretum, Ambleside LA22 9HH
Sun 21 Mar

Dora’s Field - Open Garden for NGS

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Named for Dora, the daughter of the poet William Wordsworth. Wordsworth planned to build a house on the land but, after her early death, he planted the area with daffodils in her memory.
Dora’s Field, Ambleside LA22 9LX
Sun 21 Mar

Lake District Photography Workshop Spring

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Lake District Photography Workshop - Enjoy the iconic scenes in spring with spring growth and iconic vistas. Learn how to make the best images
Lake District B93 0DQ
Fri 26 Mar to Sun 28 Mar

Tom Stade: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

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Tom Stade: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet Following his last smash-hit UK tour and direct from this year’s Edinburgh festival Tom is back on the road with a brand-new show. The kids have moved out and it’s the dawn of a new era!
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Fri 26 Mar

Pete Firman and The Amazing TBC

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Pete Firman and The Amazing TBC Come and witness the first and possibly final performance of The World’s Greatest Magical Double Act! Award-winning magician/comedian Pete Firman returns with a magic show like you’ve never seen...
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Sat 3 Apr

Tim Burgess

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Tim Burgess Tim Burgess is lead singer of one of the defining bands of the ’90s, The Charlatans. He is currently enjoying touring the world to promote the bands phenomenal 10th studio album “You cross my...
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Tue 20 Apr

Comedy Club 4 Kids

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Cracking entertainment for everyone over six years old and under 400 years old (no vampires). Since 2005, the Comedy Club 4 Kids has been getting the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the...
Brewery Arts 122a Highgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4HE
Sat 1 May

Low Fell West - Open Garden for NGS

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This 2 acre woodland garden in the tranquil Winster Valley has extensive views to the Pennines. The four season garden, restored since 2003, incl expanses of rock planted sympathetically with...
Low Fell West, Kendal LA8 8JG
Sun 2 May

Low Fell West - Open Garden for NGS

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This 2 acre woodland garden in the tranquil Winster Valley has extensive views to the Pennines. The four season garden, restored since 2003, incl expanses of rock planted sympathetically with...
Low Fell West, Kendal LA8 8JG
Mon 3 May

Lea Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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Intimate and secluded Arts & Crafts garden, subdivided into ’rooms’ by yew hedges, stone walls & gabions using stone from garden.
Lea Cottage, Ambleside LA22 9PY
Sun 9 May

Rydal Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Forty acres of Park, Woodland and Gardens to explore. The Formal Thomas Mawson Garden has fine examples of herbaceous planting, seasonal displays and magnificent views of the Lakeland Fells.
Rydal Hall, Ambleside LA22 9LX
Sun 9 May, Sun 6 Jun

Chapelside - Open Garden for NGS

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1 acre windy garden below fell round C18 farmhouse and outbuildings. Fine views. Tiny stream, large pond. Herbaceous, gravel, alpine, damp and shade areas, bulbs in grass.
Chapelside, Penrith CA11 0XR
Sun 9 May

Cumbrian Challenge 2021

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The Cumbrian Challenge is Walking With The Wounded’s annual flagship fundraising event for individuals, organisations and companies who want to show their support and experience a memorable
Grasmere Sports Ground, Grasmere LA22 9SL
Sat 15 May

Matson Ground - Open Garden for NGS

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2 acres of mature, south facing gardens. A good mix of formal and informal planting including topiary features, herbaceous and shrub borders, wildflower areas, stream leading to a large pond and...
Matson Ground, Windermere LA23 2NH
Sun 16 May

Holker Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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25 acres of romantic gardens, with peaceful arboretum, inspirational formal gardens, flowering meadow and Labyrinth. Summer brings voluptuous mixed borders and bedding.
Holker Hall Gardens, Grange-over-Sands LA11 7PL
Fri 21 May

Nonsense Room Productions: You Choose

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Based on the brilliant book by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt, Nonsense Room Productions (Shark in the Park and Hairy Maclary Shows) bring you a brand new interactive musical show for all the
Brewery Arts 122a Highgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4HE
Sun 23 May

Langholme Mill - Open Garden for NGS

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Approx 1 acre of mature woodland garden with meandering lakeland slate paths surrounding the mill race stream which can be crossed by a variety of bridges.
Langholme Mill, Ulverston LA12 8ES
Sat 29 May to Mon 31 May

Galesyke - Open Garden for NGS

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4 acre woodland garden with spectacular views of the Wasdale fells.The R Irt runs through the garden and both banks are landscaped, you can cross over the river via a picturesque, mini, suspension...
Galesyke, Wasdale CA20 1ET
Sat 29 May and Sun 30 May

Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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4 very different gardens hidden down narrow lanes off the road south out of Grange. Off Kents Bank Road, 3 gardens on Cart Lane all back onto the railway embankment, providing shelter from the wind...
Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens, Grange-Over-Sands LA11 7AF
Sun 30 May

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