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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 (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
Saturday 26th May
The first race day of the Spring Bank Holiday meeting features 7 National Hunt races, a fairground and lots of family entertainment. For more information see the Cartmel racecourse web site here ....
Grange over Sands
The second Prom Art event of the year. Grange over Sands promenade is transformed into an open air art gallery as local artists display and sell their work. For more details, see the prom art web site here ...
Monday 28th May
The second race day of the Spring Bank Holiday meeting features 7 National Hunt races, a fairground and lots of family entertainment. For more information see the Cartmel racecourse web site here ....