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Carnforth artists displays her work at Beetham

2:04pm Friday 17th October 2014

AN ARTIST whose tools have included a hairdryer, heat gun and domestic hotplate will exhibit her work at the Heron Theatre, Beetham.

Ambleside and District Art Society celebrates 40th birthday

The Westmorland Gazette: ART SOCIETY'S ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS: Members of  Ambleside and District Art Society pictured at Ambleside Parish Centre, the venue for their art exhibition later in the month. Pictured are Martin Tomlinson, James Ingham Riley and Marion Bradley. (1

8:58am Saturday 11th October 2014

AMBLESIDE and District Art Society holds its annual exhibition from Wednesday, October 15, until Sunday, October 26, at Ambleside Parish Centre.

Grizedale Arts creates a 'nuisance' at Abbot Hall

The Westmorland Gazette: RADICAL ART: Farmer above the Sea of the City courtesy of Grizedale Arts

5:04pm Saturday 11th October 2014

ABBOT Hall Art Gallery's new exhibition shines a light on one of the region's most radical arts organisations.

Superheroes from far and wide head for Kendal's comic art gathering

The Westmorland Gazette: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE COMIC KIND: Megalopolis

10:48am Sunday 5th October 2014

THE comic art world is one seemingly dominated by men whether they be bulging biceped superheroes, cynical detectives or hard-bitten private eyes.

Rising artistic talent Daniel Cooper back on the exhibition trail

The Westmorland Gazette: Artist Daniel Cooper

6:19pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

DANIEL Cooper is without doubt a talent on the ascent.

Catherine MacDiarmid

The Westmorland Gazette: WG 25/09/2014Photo: Allan BovillCatherine McDiarmid, Portrait Painter. (10660156)

4:34pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

CATHERINE MacDiarmid is one of the region's finest portrait artists.

Acclaimed artist Doug Braithwaite brings The Universe Within to Kendal comic art festival

9:40am Saturday 20th September 2014

Action-packed is an oft-used cliché in today’s media.

Ulverston artists show their creative wares

10:40am Sunday 14th September 2014

Ulverston Society of Artists Charter Exhibition opens on Tuesday, September 16.

First-ever Sedbergh Sheepfest promises to be amazing event

9:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

Sheepfest is here - and people from far and wide will be flocking to Sedbergh this weekend to celebrate its textile and wool heritage.

Sprint Mill is among the venues featured in C-Art’s Art in Extraordinary Places

8:10am Thursday 11th September 2014

C-ART’s visual extravaganza runs from Saturday.

Lake Artists Society exhibition is an irresistible fusion of art

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:10am Saturday 16th August 2014

Few Cumbrian art exhibitions can scale the creative heights that the Lake Artists Society summer exhibition reaches.

Feast of art in Cartmel Art Society exhibition

9:10am Saturday 9th August 2014

CARTMEL Art Society’s popular annual exhibition will be held at the village hall from Tuesday until Saturday, August 12-16, 10am-6pm with original paintings by local artists, unframed mounted pictures, art books and cards, and an opportunity to vote for a favourite picture. A painting donated by a society member will be raffled during the exhibition, the proceeds of which will go to a local charity.

Breathtaking vistas in Chris Rigby's Linton Court Gallery show

1:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Paintings by Chris Rigby take centre stage in Gavagan Art’s latest exhibition.

Artwork by Bolton-le-Sands school children features in art society's annual exhibition

11:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Bolton-le-Sands Art Society’s popular annual exhibition runs from July 24-27 at St Mary's Hall.

Kendal artist's realistic style is set to impress in new exhibition

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:20pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Former Westmorland Gazette journalist Helen Perkins is staging her first solo art exhibition.

Basho and Wordsworth: Walking Poets exhibition opens at Grasmere

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:10am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A new ground-breaking exhibition at the Wordsworth Trust bridges two literary worlds.

This weekend's Kendal Summer Arts event promises a fabulous creative mix

5:20pm Thursday 19th June 2014

Demonstrations, stalls and activities galore are lined up for a new festival and market celebrating the arts and crafts on Kendal’s riverside.

Prestigious Open Up North prize attracts entries across all art forms

The Westmorland Gazette: First prize: Iain Andrews who landed top spot in the Open Up North exhibition

1:10pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

ARTISTS from Cumbria and beyond gathered at Kendal’s Brewery Arts Centre for the Open Up North 2014 awards ceremony.

Brantwood’s Severn Studio focuses on the paintings of Alan Stones

9:40am Saturday 24th May 2014

Widely respected artist Alan Stones stages his Nature…and Man exhibition at Brantwood.

Exhibition pays tribute to artistic endeavour of respected Kendal painter Bardy Crewdson

The Westmorland Gazette: Bardy Crewdson self portrait

8:20am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Bardy Crewdson was a prolific artist.

New book puts Brantwood's inspiring gardens in the spotlight

The Westmorland Gazette: John Ruskin

8:10am Tuesday 20th May 2014

John Ruskin the gardener.

Exhibition to scale new heights

The Westmorland Gazette: of the pieces of artwork, by mountain painter Susan Dobson, that will be on show in the ‘Mountain in Mind’ exhibition, which forms part of the Mountain Legacies event

12:18pm Monday 19th May 2014

The recent surge of interest in Britain’s mountaineering heritage has prompted two interlinking events – a symposium and an exhibition – entitled ‘Mountain Legacies’.

Sarah Lancashire urges local people: "Take a walk to your theatre - please!"

The Westmorland Gazette: Sarah Lancashire

5:00pm Saturday 17th May 2014

PASSION for a cause is something you cannot fake – and Sarah Lancashire clearly has it in spades.

Red Barn Gallery exhibits outstanding ceramics and thought provoking figurative work

9:10am Saturday 17th May 2014

Ceramicist Christine Hester Smith and painter James Walsh are both exhibiting at Red Barn.

Arthur Smith: 'strange and interesting...but you'll laugh!'

The Westmorland Gazette: Arthur Smith

6:00pm Friday 16th May 2014

FANS of the ‘strange and interesting’ will be in for a treat over the coming days when comedian Arthur Smith will be in South Lakeland.

Leading comedians head to Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette: Omid Djalili

3:00pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

SOME of the nation’s top comedians will be swapping the comfort of the stage for the rugged Lakeland landscape as part of Cumbria’s biggest comedy gathering.

More artists needed for top Lakeland art show

10:10am Saturday 3rd May 2014

Milnthorpe Men’s Forum celebrates the 25th anniversary of its annual art exhibition this year.

Top artist Julian Cooper goes One to One at Brantwood

7:30am Saturday 3rd May 2014

Renowned and respected painter Julian Cooper is the first artist to feature in an innovative new exhibition series.

Kendal church 'says it with flowers'

6:20pm Monday 28th April 2014

A floral fundraiser bursting with the lyrical lines of some of the world’s finest poets is being held this bank holiday weekend.

Spectacular scenery of the Craven area features in new Settle art exhibition

1:10pm Sunday 27th April 2014

Still Life, Landscape, Fired Earth is the first exhibition of the new season at Settle’s Linton Court Gallery.

Printfest brings some of the best in the printmaking field to Ulverston

The Westmorland Gazette: Gill Tyson's Harbour features in this year's Printfest festival at Ulverston

8:30am Friday 25th April 2014

Printfest returns next week - mooted by many as the UK’s foremost artist-led printmaking festival.

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.



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