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What's On in the Lake District this weekend

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April

We update this page every Monday, with new ideas for the following weekend. So if you live locally, or visit the Lake District at the weekend on a regular basis, don't forget to add it to your favourites.


Scroll down to find the event you are interested in, then follow our link to the organiser's web site

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Blackwell, the Arts and Craft House, Bowness

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April

Katie Spragg Exhibition

Recognised as one of the country’s finest up-and-coming talents, Royal College of Art graduate, Katie Spragg combines clay with a range of processes including animation, illustration and installation. Her works aim to evoke a sense of wonder about being outside in nature.

The exhibition of ceramics at Blackwell will showcase eight new responses to the Arts and Crafts house and the surrounding landscape, alongside six existing works previously displayed by the Craft Council COLLECT at the Saatchi Gallery, Miami Art Week and the British Ceramic Biennial Award show.

For more information see the Blackwell web site here ....

Abott Hall Art Gallery, Kendal

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April

Tracing the Landscape:Cumbrian Farm Women

In collaboration with five Cumbrian farm women, Patricia MacKinnon-Day has developed a new multi-media art installation at Abbot Hall Art Gallery that explores Cumbrian communities.

For more details see the Abott Hall Web site here ...

The Armitt Museum, Ambleside

Saturday 21st April

Beatrix Potter - Image and Reality

If you think that Beatrix Potter was just an author, think again. The truth about this remarkable and highly talented lady is revealed in this exhibition. Told through her own words and images using material bequeathed by Beatrix Potter to the Armitt upon her death in 1943, the exhibition tells the story of her extraordinarily life. For more details, see the Armitt Web site here ...

Other stuff to enjoy

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A Winter Walk to the Lion and the Lamb

The Lion and the Lamb is one of the most iconic natural features in the Lakes. But is it all it appears to be, or is there more to this famous landmark than meets the eye? We take a closer look.

Fancy a walk. Get instructions for a wide range of Lake District Walks here

Coming Soon .........

Fancy a weekend in the Lakes some time soon?


Keswick (Various Venues)

10th - 13th May

Jennings Keswick Jazz Festival

A four day celebration of jazz, with a glittering international line up. For details of programme and details of tickets, see the Theatre by the Lake Jazz Festival pages here



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And don't forget - The fells never close. Get an up to date weather forecast here ...

Remember, wherever you go, respect the fells, and stay safe.


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At Rheged


A wide range of Easter themed childrens events, films and exhibitions for all the family


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