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Abbot Hall Art Gallery focuses on remarkable Surrealism collection

The Westmorland Gazette: Dr Jeffrey Sherwin, whose extraordinary collection of Surrealist art is on show at Kendal's Abbot Hall Arts Gallery

4:20pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Who has not at one time or another been baffled or bewitched by Surrealist artworks?

Artist Rachel Greenbank shows her exciting new mixed media abstract and textured landscapes in Kendal exhibition

The Westmorland Gazette: Rachel Greenbank's Atomic which features in her exhibition at Kendal;s Cafe Sola

9:20am Saturday 12th April 2014

It is good to see one of Cumbria’s most gifted painters back on the exhibition trail.

Ian Walton's Breathturn works are linked to the passing of time and the changes which occur

The Westmorland Gazette: Artist Ian Walton whose Breathturn exhibition of mixed media works is showing at Kendal's Brewery Arts Centre's Sugar Store Gallery until May 19

5:40pm Sunday 6th April 2014

One of the region’s creative heavyweights has a new exhibition running at Kendal’s Brewery Arts Centre.

Green Door artists blaze a trail around the region

3:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Green Door artists are firmly back in the frame with a new exhibition and terrific open studios event.

Brantwood’s Severn Studio hosts Frances Winder's latest exhibition

10:20am Sunday 30th March 2014

Frances Winder needs little introduction.

Artist Tim Leeson's latest exhibition is tribute to his late mother

The Westmorland Gazette: Artist Tim Leeson with some of his work in Beach Huts

12:10pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

Tim Leeson’s Beach Huts exhibition is running at Cafe Sola.

Tip-tapping musical set to wow audiences in Grange-over-Sands

12:00pm Sunday 16th March 2014

THIS Tuesday (March 18), curtains will be up for Flookburgh Amateur Operatic Society’s toe-tapping production of ‘Stepping Out.’

Acclaimed comic artists set to mark the centenary of the First World War in Kendal

4:00pm Saturday 15th March 2014

TO mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, three internationally-acclaimed artists are joining forces for a unique exhibition.

Call for artists as the Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, opens up online portal for new competition

11:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

THE Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, is calling ambitious artists to enter their innovative art competition.

Art exhibition in Grange-over-Sands is set to explore the beauty of the Lakes landscape

9:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

AN exhibition exploring the spectacle of the Lakes landscape will be open to the public today (March 15).

C-Art puts gifted young artists in the picture

The Westmorland Gazette: Lydia Braithwaite, one of the young cumbrian artists who was selected to take part in C-Art's Young Curator scheme in 2013 and helped curate the 2013 C-Art at Rheged exhibition

2:10pm Saturday 8th March 2014

Eden Arts has launched a Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year award, as part of its huge and popular C-Art project.

Second Novels exhibition has potential to be artist Martin Greenland's best yet

The Westmorland Gazette: Martin Greenland's Distant Village (Heaven) painting will be on show for the first time in the Tullie exhibition

9:20am Saturday 8th March 2014

Martin Greenland is one of the giants on the arts stage.

Review: Firey tangos warm up winter's day

7:30pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

Kendal Midday Concert

The Dukes to mark World War One centenary

The Westmorland Gazette: Northern Broadsides - An August Bank Holiday Lark'

11:00am Sunday 23rd February 2014

TO MARK the centenary of the start of World War One, The Dukes, Lancaster is set to explore the impact of the Great War on a rural community.

Grange and District Amateur Operatic set to wow with 'Blitz'

The Westmorland Gazette: Grange and District Amateur Operatic set to wow with 'Blitz'

8:00am Sunday 23rd February 2014

REHEARSALS are in full swing for Grange and District Amateur Operatic Society’s own take on a Lionel Bart classic.

The stark beauty of trees is explored at The Dukes, Lancaster

The Westmorland Gazette: The stark beauty of trees is explored at The Dukes, Lancaster

6:00am Sunday 23rd February 2014

THE stark beauty of trees in winter can be enjoyed inside The Dukes gallery as well as in the great outdoors this month and next.

The Bad Boys of Shakespeare are back in Barrow

The Westmorland Gazette: The Bad Boys of Shakespeare are back in Barrow

10:00pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

The ‘Bad Boys of Abridgement’ are bringing their new innovative production to The Forum, Barrow in April.

Get drawn to nature at The Lime Gallery, Settle

The Westmorland Gazette: Get drawn to nature at The Lime Gallery, Settle

9:00pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

ILLUSTRATOR, Sandra Fernandez will be celebrating nature in her new free exhibition at The Lime Gallery, Settle.

The Brewery Arts Centre has an exciting March ahead

The Westmorland Gazette: How to be Immortal

3:00pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

IN THE next few weeks, The Brewery Arts Centre in Kendal has an array of exciting theatrical performances that promises to entertain, educate and enthral audiences.

Artists flock to Kirkby Lonsdale for one-off exhibition

The Westmorland Gazette: Louis Thompson

8:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

SOME of the UK’s most renowned artists are set to feature in one a one-off exhibition to be held at Dorothy Wightman Interior Design, in Lupton near Kirkby Lonsdale.

Geordie X Factor star heading to Ulverston

The Westmorland Gazette: Geordie X Factor star heading to Ulverston

7:00pm Friday 21st February 2014

JOE McElderry has soared from X Factor golden boy to national treasure after crooning his way into the heart of the nation.

Review: Halle's supberb artistry

7:00pm Sunday 16th February 2014

Lakeland Sinfonia Concert Society

Land Keepers exhibition at The Wordsworth Trust Museum

The Westmorland Gazette: Land Keepers exhibition at The Wordsworth Trust Museum

7:00pm Sunday 16th February 2014

THE Cumbrian landscape has been a source of profound and life-changing inspiration to poets and artists for centuries and is loved by many.

The Brewery, Kendal, launches innovative art competition

7:00pm Saturday 15th February 2014

THE Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal has launched an innovative art competition open for both professional and non-professional artists from the north of England.

Brewery Arts Centre competition will allow young artists to shine

1:00pm Saturday 15th February 2014

THE Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal has launched an innovative art competition open for both professional and non-professional artists from the north of England.

Strictly stars head to Barrow

The Westmorland Gazette: Strictly stars head to Barrow

7:00pm Friday 14th February 2014

TWO much-loved Strictly Come Dancing stars will be bringing their glitter and sparkle to The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness this June.

Kriss won't change his spots

The Westmorland Gazette: Kriss won't change his spots

3:20pm Friday 14th February 2014

LANCASTER’S very own leopard suited funny man; Kriss Foster will be performing at The Dukes, Lancaster, on February 22 (8pm).

Just what the Doctor ordered - The Chase star and stand-up comedian Paul Sinha looks ahead to Kendal show

The Westmorland Gazette: Just what the Doctor ordered - The Chase star and stand-up comedian Paul Sinha looks ahead to Kendal show

12:00pm Thursday 13th February 2014

PAUL Sinha is a man of many talents - a qualified GP, a proud quiz geek and above all, a barrel of laughs.

Curtains up for Staveley Calendar Girls

The Westmorland Gazette: Curtains up for Staveley Calendar Girls

11:00am Thursday 13th February 2014

CURTAINS will be up for Staveley Roundhouse theatre’s 25th birthday show, Calendar Girls tonight (February 13).

Valentine treat at Dukes Theatre Lancaster

The Westmorland Gazette: Valentine treat at Dukes Theatre Lancaster

9:00am Thursday 13th February 2014

LOVE Letters & Other Pointless Scribbles is a perfect Valentine’s Treat premiering at the Dukes Theatre, Lancaster tonight (6pm).

Elkie Brooks set to perform at Theatre by the Lake

The Westmorland Gazette: Elkie Brooks set to perform at Theatre by the Lake

3:35pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

ONE of the most successful and popular singers the UK has ever produced will be appearing at Keswick's Theatre by the Lake on Thursday night (February 13).

Interiors: Jean Paul Gautier meets Gilpin Lodge hospitality and service

The Westmorland Gazette: Interiors: Jean Paul Gautier meets Gilpin Lodge hospitality and service

12:00pm Sunday 9th February 2014

Jean Paul Gautier meets Gilpin Lodge hospitality and service! Well his fabrics do, in the form of back cushions to the sophisticated velvet and leather upholstery in the new dining room.

Rheged hosts major exhibition by top local artist Tracy Levine

The Westmorland Gazette: Artist Tracy Levine

9:40am Saturday 8th February 2014

Three years in the making artist Tracy Levine’s new exhibition promises to be an absolute stunner.

Thaw exhibition puts popular Kendal artists in the frame

The Westmorland Gazette: James R Howrie's Polar Thaw

8:40am Saturday 8th February 2014

KENDAL Arts Community unveils its tenth exhibition at Ruskin’s Cafe Bar in Smokehouse Yard.

New exhibition puts William Moorcroft’s luminous pottery and Blackwell’s finely-carved interiors side by side

The Westmorland Gazette: New exhibition puts William Moorcroft’s luminous pottery and Blackwell’s finely-carved interiors side by side

7:50am Saturday 1st February 2014

Blackwell opens its new season with a centenary celebration that should have all who love bold and beautiful pottery beating a path to the Bowness Arts and Crafts house.

Farfield's felt exhibition is feast of creativity, colour and inspiration

The Westmorland Gazette: Farfield's felt exhibition is feast of creativity, colour and inspiration

8:10am Tuesday 28th January 2014

As far as exhibitions go they don’t come much bigger and bolder in the textile world than the next one under the revered roof of Farfield Mill.

Photographer Gillian Gilbert puts beekeeping and its people in the picture

The Westmorland Gazette: Photographer Gillian Gilbert puts beekeeping and its people in the picture

1:10pm Sunday 26th January 2014

An intriguing exhibition of work by emerging artist Gillian Gilbert is on show at Kendal’s Brewery.

‘C-Art in Extraordinary Places’ encourages artists to leave their studios

9:20am Saturday 25th January 2014

Eden Arts’ 2014 C-Art Artist Open Studios event is open for applications.

Patrick Caulfield exhibition gives Abbot Hall Art Gallery great start to its 2014 season

The Westmorland Gazette: Exhibition curator Beth Hughes with Patrick Caulfield's brilliant Pottery painting

8:00am Saturday 25th January 2014

Patrick Caulfield’s paintings and prints give still life a whole new meaning.

Jo McGrath's Tails of Cumbria exhibition opens Brantwood's 2014 programme

10:10am Sunday 19th January 2014

Brantwood has started 2014 in fine style with, not one, but two striking new exhibitions.

Digital artist Adam Clarke in frame for Tate Britain prize

8:00am Sunday 19th January 2014

Eden-based artist, Adam Clarke, has been selected as one of four shortlisted candidates for the IK Prize, presented by Tate Britain.

Fiona takes her place within Society Of Wildlife Art

The Westmorland Gazette: Fiona takes her place within Society Of Wildlife Art

8:40am Saturday 11th January 2014

As far as wildlife artists are concerned Fiona Clucas is up there with the best in the UK.

Turner Prize-winning work is coming home to Coniston

The Westmorland Gazette: Laure Provost with part of the winning artwork, called Wantee

4:00pm Thursday 9th January 2014

A TURNER Prize-winning exhibition will return to its Lake District home.

Green Door artists focus on two new exhibitions

The Westmorland Gazette: Green Door artists focus on two new exhibitions

10:10am Sunday 5th January 2014

Green Door artists open the New Year with a group exhibition at the Castle Dairy plus an exciting new creative partnership with Kendal Museum.

Local artist joins painting 'royalty'

3:00pm Tuesday 31st December 2013

WELL-known Arnside artist Lesley Newman has been made a full member of the Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers.

Don your pirate garb for final performance of Swallows & Amazons

8:16am Monday 30th December 2013

Saturday, January 18 is the 130th birthday of Arthur Ransome - it is also the date of Theatre by the Lake’s last performance of his much-loved Lake District story Swallows & Amazons.

Paradise Route exhibition charts journey of child concentration camp survivors

10:20am Saturday 28th December 2013

An exhibition that follows the footsteps of a group of child Holocaust Survivors is running at Windermere Library until January 9.

Anne Pierson Award in the spotlight at Keswick literature festival

8:00am Saturday 28th December 2013

THE closing date for next year’s Anne Pierson Award for Cumbria Young Writers is Sunday, January 12.

Wish Catcher is an eye-catching installation at Kendal Library

10:10am Saturday 21st December 2013

Kendal Windows on Art has been creative in the community once again.

Bowness exhibition showcases Cumbria's wealth of craft talent

The Westmorland Gazette: Diana Matthews, the driving force behind Collect Cumbria

10:00am Saturday 14th December 2013

Some of the region’s finest makers share the spotlight in the Collect Cumbria exhibition at Blackwell.



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