Arts

We Are Coming…

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COVID may have stalled them but Cumbrian Business “The Gelt” have quietly been designing more prints of iconic and historic buildings in and around Cumbria. Based in Carlisle, The Gelt is motivated to help #ElevateCumbria by allowing customers to show off our landscapes & architecture in a modern way. Head… Arts – Cumbria Crack …


Colin’s five-year labour of love to compile best views in Lake District

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The owner of a Lake District tea room will launch his first book on Sunday. Colin Hindle, owner of the much-loved Granny Dowbekin’s Tea Rooms in Pooley Bridge, has created a handwritten and illustrated guide to Lakeland’s Best Views, which took him five years to complete.  This is the first… Arts – Cumbria Crack …


Theatre by the Lake’s online workshops for youngsters

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Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake will run a series of online workshops for young people from next month. The theatre said the weekly workshops will give youngsters aged between 14 and 18 – who may not otherwise have access to the theatre industry – an opportunity to explore roles in… Arts – Cumbria Crack …


New director for ambitious Barrow arts project

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Barrow’s ambitious arts programme – Barra Culture – has a new director at the helm. At a time when the arts are facing their toughest challenge to date, Barra Culture offers a glimmer of hope thanks to £1.93 million of funding from the Arts Council’s Creative People and Places programme…. Arts – Cumbria Crack …


Chance for Cumbrian artists to perform on stage

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Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake is offering artists the chance to test ideas in front of an audience next year. Open Space, on March 12, will allow performers to test out ideas, experiment, and get feedback in a supportive and creative space, While Open Space is open to everyone, the… Arts – Cumbria Crack …


Through the Locking Glass exhibition at Rheged

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Plans are underway for a new art exhibition opening in Rheged’s Gallery in March. Through the Locking Glass – one year on, will reveal the personal stories of how Cumbrian artists used the 2020 lockdowns to draw inspiration and create extraordinary artwork. The multi-media exhibition will includes paintings, illustrations, 3D… Arts – Cumbria Crack …


Superhero artwork lands in Keswick

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An exclusive collection of limited edition superhero artwork from the DC Comics universe is on display in Keswick. Art gallery Treeby & Bolton, on Lakes Road, is the only gallery in Cumbria to display the artwork by DC and Marvel illustrator Alex Ross. The collection includes illustrations of the much-loved… Arts – Cumbria Crack …


New book places spotlight on Lakes writer Adelaide Arnold

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Adelaide Arnold lived in Bowness-on-Windermere between 1920 and her death in 1933. During this time she published five works of fiction, three of which had south Lakeland settings including Storrs Hall and Wray Castle and the villages of Hawkshead, Troutbeck, Sawley and Rydal Arts – Cumbria Crack …


Experience Art Together Again at Rheged

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The Great Print Exhibition returns to Rheged for a remarkable sixth year. The largest exhibition of printmaking in the UK opens on Monday 7 December 2020 and runs until Sunday 7 March 2021 Arts – Cumbria Crack …


New video celebrates Lives on the Line

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A video that celebrates the lives of the men and women who built the Settle-Carlisle Railway in the 1870s has been released by well-known folk singer, Karin Grandal-Park. Arts – Cumbria Crack …