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More details - Wray Castle - Landmark in the Landscape
This 45 minute outdoor guided tour takes in the theatrical architecture of Wray Castle together with its picturesque setting.
Wray Castle
Today to Fri 29 Mar

More details - Summerdale House - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre part-walled country garden set around C18 former vicarage. Several defined areas have been created by hedges, each with its own theme and linked by intricate cobbled pathways. Relaxed natural planting in a formal structure. Rural setting with fine views across to Farleton Fell.
Summerdale House, Lupton
Today

More details - Wray Castle - Upping Sticks at Sixty
This 10 minute talk introduces the Dawsons, a middle class couple from Liverpool, who built Wray Castle and made a new life in the Lake District. James and Margaret Dawson were a middle-class couple, products of the Industrial Revolution in Liverpool.
Wray Castle
Today to Fri 29 Mar

More details - Wray Castle - The survival of Wray Castle
A 10-minute talk explaining the journey this extraordinary building has been on; from family home to institution to public place. Wray Castles life has been divided equally between family home and institution. Laboratories and training colleges occupied it until recently when the last tenants left.
Wray Castle
Today to Fri 29 Mar

More details - Fell Foot - Volunteer Taster Day
Find out how you can help this special place as a volunteer and join the Fell Foot family. Come along to one of our morning or afternoon ’tasters’ if you fancy joining the team at Fell Foot, volunteering for a great cause in an amazing place.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere,
Today

More details - International Textile Exhibition
An exhibtion of 38 patchwork quilts from 20 different countries. The coldness of winter, the mildness of spring, the sun of summer or the shades of the fall.
Farfield Mill Garsdale Road Sedbergh
Today to Wed 27 Feb

More details - Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead - Telling Tales
The Beatrix Potter Gallery’s exhibition for 2019, which looks at the everlasting popularity of Beatrix’s ’little white books’.
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Main Street, Hawkshead,
Today to Tue 16 Apr

More details - Summerdale House - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre part-walled country garden set around C18 former vicarage. Several defined areas have been created by hedges, each with its own theme and linked by intricate cobbled pathways. Relaxed natural planting in a formal structure. Rural setting with fine views across to Farleton Fell.
Summerdale House, Lupton
Sun 17 Feb 19

More details - Fell Foot - Orienteering Workshops
Get a taste of orienteering at one of our workshops this February half term. Have a go at designing your own orienteering markers which will be used in our very own orienteering course here on site. Then join one of our team outdoors and have a go at orienteering first hand.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere,
Mon 18 Feb, Wed 20 Feb

More details - Footprint - Drawn to nature
A chance to develop your observational skills through drawing, painting & printing the winter landscape. Start to see the true beauty of natural forms in the woodlands and stunning surroundings.
Footprint
Mon 18 Feb, Mon 25 Feb, Mon 4 Mar, Mon 11 Mar

More details - The Tannahill Weavers 50th Anniversary Tour
Scotland’s Tannahill Weavers will bring their dynamic, traditional Celtic music to The Beggar’s Theatre in February 2019! The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland’s premier traditional bands.
Beggars theatre, Market Square
Fri 22 Feb 19

More details - Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead - Conservation in action
Every Friday, drop in between 1pm and 3pm and meet the conservation team. Plus you can see objects from the Beatrix Potter Gallery collection not normally on display. An opportunity to ask those questions you’ve always wanted to know about conservation, and hear about how the collection is managed.
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Main Street, Hawkshead,
Fri 22 Feb, Fri 1 Mar, Fri 8 Mar, Fri 15 Mar, Fri 22 Mar, Fri 29 Mar

More details - Art, Craft and Gift Fair
Gift fair with items made and sold by the stallholders. Beautiful handcrafted items from 50p upwards.
United Reformed Church Hall, Main Street,Cockermouth,Cumbria
Sat 23 Feb, Sat 23 Mar, Sat 20 Apr

More details - Screening of Paddington 2 (2017) PG followed by Lasagne Supper
A follow up film to Paddington. Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
Skirwith Village Hall
Sun 24 Feb 19

More details - Extreme Views
An opportunity to express your views in places of untold potential! ALL EVENTS FREE. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Explore the natural & industrial spaces around Askam ‘Pier’, Barrow’s Cavendish Dock & at North Scale, Walney Island on short guided walks with local expert speakers.
Extreme Views Day, Barrow - Sunday 10th Feb 2019: Walk (optional) 11-12 pm. Event 12-3pm, Cavendish Dock, meet at Cavendish Dock Car Park, Cavendish Dock Road, Barrow-in-Furness, 2XA. Extreme Views Day, Askam - Sunday 24th Feb 2019: Walk (optional) 11-12 pm. Event 12-3pm, Askam Pier, meet at Askam ‘Pier’, near Victoria Street, Askam-in-Furness, LA16 7BX. Extreme Views Day, Walney Island - Sunday 17th Mar 2019: Walk (optional) 11-12pm. Event 12-3pm, Walney, meet at North Scale Car Park
Sun 24 Feb, Sun 17 Mar

More details - Wray Castle - Reading Wray Castle
This 10 minute talk will equip visitors with the skills to understand the architecture of Wray Castle - inside and out. You’ll hear about how the Gothic Revival style came about, how the practicalities of an early Victorian house were fitted in and how the Dawsons’ personalised their new house.
Wray Castle
Mon 25 Feb 19 to Fri 29 Mar

More details - Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Live Music - Geoff Lakeman - Sticklebarn Sessions
Hes been described as the father of a virtual folk dynasty, as dad of Seth Lakeman, Sean Lakeman and Sam Lakeman and father-in-law of Cara Dillon and Kathryn Roberts. Geoff has been acclaimed for his masterful playing of the rare Crane duet concertina, his rich, melodic voice and relaxed, amusing stage presence.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales
Tue 26 Feb 19

More details - Crafternoons
Join Kerry for Crafternoons, a FREE drop-in workshop and social group held in the barn at Heron Corn Mill. The group is for older people to meet up and try new crafts, such as felting, patchwork and crochet, exchange ideas or just enjoy a good natter and a cup of tea!
Heron Corn Mill, Mill Lane, Beeham, Milnthorpe
Wed 27 Feb, Wed 27 Mar, Wed 24 Apr

More details - Whitehaven Coast - Whitehaven beach clean
We’re joining up with the Colourful Coast Partnership to help remove marine litter and beach plastics. We provide all the equipment you’ll need (litterpickers, bin bags, gloves, sometimes even biscuits!). Just come along and join in. Booking Not Needed. Families welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Whitehaven Coast
Thu 28 Feb 19

More details - Mill tour and Milling Demonstration
Join Stuart and his volunteers at 11.30am on the first Friday of the month for a mill tour and milling demonstration. Learn all about the historic Heron Corn Mill and then watch as our artisan flours are milled by our resident miller.
Heron Corn Mill, Mill Lane, Beetham, Milnthorpe
Fri 1 Mar, Fri 5 Apr

More details - The Bakers Tabernacle
Following Mill Tours and Milling Demonstrations there will be the opportunity for National Lottery players to join Nell and Kate on the first Friday of the month for an afternoon of baking!
Heron Corn Mill, Mill Lane, Beetham, Milnthorpe
Fri 1 Mar, Fri 5 Apr

More details - Much More Than Meets The Eye! - James Owen Thomas
An exhibtion of work in Dover Gallery by James Owen Thomas, a young artist who creates his art from things other cast aside. ‘From an early age, I always preferred to see litter in bins rather than it is spoiling the countryside, parks and seashore.
Farfield Mill Garsdale Road Sedbergh
Fri 1 Mar 19 to Sun 28 Apr

More details - Hill Top - Exclusive tour of Hill Top
Step into Beatrix’s beloved farmhouse and view her treasured possessions away from the crowds every closed Friday. A chance to see Hill Top out of hours and get up close to items from the Beatrix Potter collection.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside,
Fri 1 Mar 19 to Fri 5 Apr

More details - Record and cd fair
Collectable vinyl,dvds cds etc buy sell
Parish hall kirkland kendal
Sat 2 Mar 19

More details - Choral Evensong with Adamas Voces
We welcome guest choir Adamas Voces to the Cathedral for today’s Choral Evensong. Join us for a service of peace, contemplation and reflection, with music to nourish the soul. Free entry, no tickets required. Adamas Voces was first formed in Lancashire by choir director, Vaughn Richardson.
Carlisle Cathedral Carlisle
Sat 2 Mar 19

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