We’re starting at the Hawkshead Brewery in Staveley with a British-style tapas lunch in the Beer Hall: how do you fancy Yorkshire pudding filled with local beef braised in Brodie’s Prime and horseradish sauce or perhaps bitter-battered plaice goujons and tartare sauce?
Following on from last year’s success Paines Plough Theatre Company will be returning to Kendal with its Roundabout theatre dome this autumn!
The first-ever pencil was made in Keswick – from graphite mined nearby. The pencil industry continues there today – and Derwent pencils are used across the world.
Check out our top 20 Lakes Culture must sees and be inspired by the diverse array of literature, arts, artists and makers, performances and festivals on offer in the beautiful Lake District.
Women’s Work is a new exhibition this autumn by Freya Pocklington, showcasing artworks of several modern day Beatrix Potters, to celebrate 150 years since her birth.
Cultural adventures by bike and boat! Search for sculptures and stories in the scenic Grizedale Forest and enjoy adventures by kayak on Coniston Water, with a memorable trip over to ‘Wild Cat Island’.
Introducing 5 minutes with… Luke Jerram.. Who is… the artist behind Museum of the Moon, which is being presented at the Lakes Alive festival in Kendal, 26 – 28 August.
Grizedale Forest is home to the largest collection of site-specific art in the UK. A collection of environmental art that has been created over the past 30 years and today establishes Grizedale uniquely as the UK’s first forest for sculpture!
The Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2016 returns to Grizedale Forest, in the heart of the Lake District, from 3 September 2016 until 1 January 2017.
Cumbria welcomes an exclusive performance and launch of the graphic novel ‘Black Dog – the Dreams of Paul Nash’ by Dave McKean, on 15 & 16 October