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Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart Heads to Carlisle in UK Hits 2016 Tour

TEXTURED: mixed media artist Pratima Kramer's fine clay Elephant on show at Red Barn Gallery

Fabulous five in gallery's latest show

MUSICAL MOTIVATOR: conductor Wyn Davies always coaxes the best out of the Lakeland Sinfonia

Conductor Wyn brings out sinfonia's best

The Dovetail Trio

One of hottest new acts on Folk circuit to perform at Staveley Roundhouse

The Hey Down Treaders

New Kendal band take roots scene by storm

BREATHTAKING: Liz Campbell's Scafell and Scafell Pike watercolour, which features in Ambleside and District Art Society's annual exhibition at Ambleside Parish Centre.

Art postcards celebrate society

Jazz club's unmissable double header

NATURE: Like the Trembling Heart of a Captive Bird by Rachel Greenbank, one of her drawings on show in Diamonds and Rust, a joint exhibition with artist Tim Leeson, running at Signature Gallery, Kendal, from October 10 until November 12.

Diamonds and Rust is perfect mix.

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Historical drama is festival next

Top line-up for Priory

Top line-up for Priory

ROUNDABOUT: Sian Reese-Williams and Abdul Salis in Duncan Macmillan's play Lungs.

Sian plugs in and plays

Roger tells it as he see it

Roger tells it as he see it

Lizee Weedy

Lancaster student to perform with prog legend 

John Ellis Trio. Picture by Porl Medlock

Manchester jazz composer John Ellis comes to Crosby Ravensworth as part of rural tour

Matthew Halsall and The Gondwana Orchestra. Picture by Simon-Hunt.

Rising UK jazz star to headline Carlisle venue

HELLEBORA by Sally Bamber.

Following in the creative footsteps of Ruskin

HIGH STANDARD: The Forgotten Place, by Iain Greenwood, one of the many reasons to view Kendal Arts Community's latest exhibition Fall.

Fall puts arts' group back in the frame

Empirical will headline this year's Lancaster Jazz Festival (Image by Tom Barnes)

Lancaster Jazz Festival announce 2015 line-up

Billy Mitchell and Ray Laidlaw from The Lindisfarne Story

Former band members bring The Lindisfarne Story to Keswick

FINE ART: Libby Edmondson's acrylic on canvas Wastwater IV, one of the many artworks in the Cumbria exhibition, which runs until October 17.

Gallery celebrates in style

SHOWCASE: one of Beverly White's acclaimed prints, which feature in Witherslack Artists and Makers Group's annual exhibition running from Saturday, September 12.

High quality fine art and craft

WORLD CLASS: violinist Jennifer Pike and the Manchester Camerata play Kendal Leisure Centre's Westmorland Hall on December 12.

Exciting start to sinfonia season

Laurence Jones. Picture by MHP Studios

Laurence Jones set to rock the Brewery Arts Centre

FILMS IN THE FOREST: The Singing Ringing Tree, an East German studio film with a style that loosely combines the Wizard of Oz and Twin Peaks.

Digital culture comes to Grizedale

South Carolinian grungers Heyrocco announce Preston show

LET'S ROCK: Chris Rigby's Dance Derby no 5 watercolour, gouache and acrylic on paper flyer

Caught in the act

Acclaimed butterfly drawings feature in new exhibition

Acclaimed butterfly drawings feature in new exhibition

SHOJO MANGA: work by Yukiko Kai covers a range of themes from science fiction fantasy through to romantic tales

Manga show starts countdown to comic festival

THE KING`S MEN: a performance of seamless phrasing, perfect intonation, and magical harmonic progressions.

REVIEW: King's choir in perfect harmony

Gorgeous Media’s Janine Bebbington and Jonny Patchett on the set of Bring Me Sunshine

Lancaster film company releases video to local singer's 'Bring Me Sunshine' cover

Jeremiah Ferrari

Gig guide from August 27

ON STAGE: Nobby Dimon in a previous North Country Theatre production The Lighthouse on Shivering Sands

Festival favourite in theatre's spotlight

O'Hooley and Tidow

Folk duo O'Hooley and Tidow bring Summat's Brewin' micro tour to Ulverston

Jane Exley working on one of her pieces

Designer, artist and rug-maker Jane Exley holds exhibition in the Langdale Valley

HUMAN RIGHTS: Krissi Bohn in The Bogus Woman

Challenging drama opens new theatre season

Top tunes with a classical twist

Top tunes with a classical twist

Rick Wakeman. Photo by Lee Wilkinson

Keyboard legend Rick Wakeman to play at historic Lancaster venue

Gig guide from August 20

MAGICAL: the Fisherman Group from Upfront Puppet Theatre's summer production The Emperor and the Nightingale.

Puppet performance is total joy

Crook Morris at last year's Settle Folk Gathering

Settle Folk Gathering returns to market town

PATRON: Ruth Goodman of TV's Victorian Farm fame.

Mill fuses ancient and modern

FOCUSED: artist David Penn working in his Artspace26a studio/gallery

David's on the C-Arts trail

LEADING LIGHT: highly thought of Kendal artist Jill Pemberton

View from behind Green Door

GREAT ART: left to right, Rachel Gibson and Marion Bradley, who are both exhibiting in this year's Lake Artists Society exhibition at Grasmere

Lakes exhibition is visual feast

Former Zutons frontman Dave McCabe brings new musical project to Carlisle

Former Zutons frontman Dave McCabe brings new musical project to Carlisle

HIGHLAND FLING: Scottish 'Bagrock' band Red Hot Chilli Pipers play Kendal's Brewery Art Centre on September 24.

Brewery brings out the best

Panto group needs wardrobe winner

LAND AND SEA: artist Will Wood capturing in paint the dramatic surroundings of Walney Island

Artwork celebrates special anniversary

Writer to bring Bob Dylan show to Kendal’s Brewery Arts Centre

Writer to bring Bob Dylan show to Kendal’s Brewery Arts Centre

STAR TURN: pianist Martin Roscoe is joined by the Moricosta String Trio for the next Grange-over-Sands and District Concert Club performance on Friday, September 4 (8pm) at the Victoria Hall.

Leading pianist makes welcome return

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