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The Armitt Museum, Ambleside
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 ...
Blackwell, the Arts and Craft House, Bowness
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.
information see the Blackwell
web site here ....
Lakeland Motor Museum, Backbarrow
Lakeland Classic Car Club
The Lakeland Historic Car Club meet on the first Saturday of every month at the museum and Cafe Ambio. Everyone is welcome to attend whether you're an owner, enthusiast or just keen to see some great examples of some classic local cars. For more information about the Lakeland Motor Museum, click here
Keswick (Theatre by the Lake)
9th - 18th March
Words by the Water Festival
Keswick's annual festival of literature and ideas, featuring a line-up of distinguished speakers and authors ready to challenge, enthral and enlighten everyone who comes to hear them in a packed series of events in both the theatre’s Main House and Studio.
For details of the programme, individual tickets and festival passes see the Theatre by the Lake web site here ...
Bowness on Windermere
Bowness Bay Blues Weekend
23rd - 25th March
A weekend of top quality music, played in a wide range of venues in and around Bowness Bay. From sizzling electric to mellow acoustic blues and foot-tapping R'n'B, there is something for everyone here. For details of who's on when and where, see the Bowness Bay Blues web site here ....
17th and 18th
Celebrate the glory that is marmalade in all its brilliance. There will be demonstrations, talks, fun exhibitions and shows that will inspire you, your family and friends to take the nation’s marmalade to your heart. For full details see the Marmalade Awards web site here.
Ambleside (Kelsick Centre)
17th and 18th
Ambleside Spring Flower Show
Annual spring flower show plus cookery, handicrafts, floral art, refreshments.