Coronavirus News - 22nd July 2021

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Saturday 24th July

Wednesday 9th June 2021 - Sunday 15th August 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Song of Silence – Stuart Gray started on Wednesday 9th June and continues until Sunday 15th August

Song of Silence is inspired by the songs from the birds and the silence of the fells in the Yorkshire Dales.

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Saturday 19th June 2021 - Friday 31st December 2021 10:00am

Curious About Kendal started on Saturday 19th June and continues until Friday 31st December

Have fun (re-)discovering Kendal, spotting things you’ never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks – a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air.

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Thursday 15th July 2021 - Sunday 12th September 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Beyond the Possible – ArtyBird Carnforth, School for Art and Textiles started on Thursday 15th July and continues until Sunday 12th September

You’re invited to go ‘Beyond the Possible’ with our tutors and students this summer at the FANTASTIC Farfield Mill!
At Artybird Carnforth we Champion Self Belief to Take Artistry Beyond the Possible and that is JUST what you’ll experience at this exhibition.
We have curated a textile feast of colour, texture and sensation for you to explore with us in 2 galleries…
We’ll be exploring SUNSETS and DELUGES with our Foundation students; moving on to impressive pieces of Intermediate student work, including some gorgeous garments, hangings and miniature felts.
Amazing advanced Textile panels and vessels will be on display alongside my own Never Spilling a Drop and a series of pieces about Looking Down. Kate Ryan will display pieces based on her caravan site. Not just images from the area but using the environment itself to create the colour on the cloth and thread.
These galleries are all set at the amazing Farfield Mill at Sedbergh in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, that honours and preserves the Mill’s textile heritage for future generations!

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Saturday 24th July 2021 10:00am - 4:00pm

ST ANDREWS SUMMER FAIR

Crafts.   Tea.   Coffee.  Stalls.   Children’s entertainment

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Saturday 24th July 2021 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Police Community Drop In Session

Sunday 25th July

Sunday 25th July 2021 9:00am

Charity Wagon Pull

60 person mixed team Wagon pull Challenge. pulling Lakes scaffolding wagon approx 2 mile junction to junction of the old Sedbergh road. Greyhound hill out of kendal, then family funday at kendal town football club. All monies raised will be shared between Motor Neurone Disease. Macmillan Cancer support and the Northwest Air Ambulance

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Sunday 25th July 2021 9:30am - 11:00am

Full Moon Meditation Group

Tuesday 27th July

Tuesday 27th July 2021 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Police Community Drop In Session

Wednesday 28th July

Wednesday 28th July 2021 - Saturday 31st July 2021

Bouncefest starts and continues until Saturday 31st July

BounceFest is the fun filled inflatable play zone that’s got showstopping inflatables children LOVE! Stop struggling for things to do and get your kids jumping, sliding and dancing on inflatables they won’t stop talking about! There are slides, assault courses, giant bouncy castles, human hungry hippos, base jump, giant games and more… Separate toddler area with inflatables, ball pools, soft play and didi cars. Suitable for ages 0-12 yrs.

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Wednesday 28th July 2021 9:15am - 10:00am

NatWest Bank – Dent

Wednesday 28th July 2021 9:30am - 1:30pm

MARKET DAY

Weekly market every Wednesday with stalls of fruit, meat, baking, fish , eggs etc and books and bric-a-brac

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Wednesday 28th July 2021 11:45am - 12:30pm

NAT-WEST mobile Bank

Wednesday 28th July 2021 3:00pm - 3:45pm

Tim Farron Summer Tour

Come and have a chat

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Thursday 29th July

Thursday 29th July 2021 - Sunday 1st August 2021

Kendal Calling starts and continues until Sunday 1st August

Kendal Calling is a boutique UK music festival, held annually at Lowther Deer Park in the beautiful Lake District.

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Thursday 29th July 2021 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Police Community Drop In Session

Friday 30th July

Friday 30th July 2021 - Sunday 8th August 2021

Lakre District Summer Music Festival starts and continues until Sunday 8th August

LIVE AND ON LINE

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Friday 30th July 2021 - Sunday 8th August 2021

Lake District Summer Music Festival starts and continues until Sunday 8th August

LIVE AND ON LINE

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Saturday 31st July

Wednesday 28th July 2021 - Saturday 31st July 2021

Bouncefest started on Wednesday 28th July and ends on this day

BounceFest is the fun filled inflatable play zone that’s got showstopping inflatables children LOVE! Stop struggling for things to do and get your kids jumping, sliding and dancing on inflatables they won’t stop talking about! There are slides, assault courses, giant bouncy castles, human hungry hippos, base jump, giant games and more… Separate toddler area with inflatables, ball pools, soft play and didi cars. Suitable for ages 0-12 yrs.

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Saturday 31st July 2021 9:30am - 3:30pm

ARTISAN MARKET

Saturday 31st July 2021 10:00am

Hell Gill Gorge Walking Experience

Details
EVER FANCIED GORGE WALKING BUT DIDN’T WANT TO THROW YOURSELF IN AT THE DEEP END? YOU HAVE COME TO THE RIGHT PLACE!

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Saturday 31st July 2021 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Police Community Drop In Session

Saturday 31st July 2021 2:00pm

Sedbergh School 3rd XI v Cartmel CC

The 3rd XI is an informal team of pupils staff parents and Old Sedbergians which plays in the Westmorland 2nd Division

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Saturday 31st July 2021 2:00pm

Marie Curie Tea Party

Enjoy the garden, cram teas, meet the alpacas, a raffle and other entertaiments.   Marie Curie, like most charities, has funding severely affected by Covid so come along and support the charity

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Sunday 1st August

Wednesday 9th June 2021 - Sunday 15th August 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Song of Silence – Stuart Gray started on Wednesday 9th June and continues until Sunday 15th August

Song of Silence is inspired by the songs from the birds and the silence of the fells in the Yorkshire Dales.

View details >
Saturday 19th June 2021 - Friday 31st December 2021 10:00am

Curious About Kendal started on Saturday 19th June and continues until Friday 31st December

Have fun (re-)discovering Kendal, spotting things you’ never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks – a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air.

View details >
Thursday 15th July 2021 - Sunday 12th September 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Beyond the Possible – ArtyBird Carnforth, School for Art and Textiles started on Thursday 15th July and continues until Sunday 12th September

You’re invited to go ‘Beyond the Possible’ with our tutors and students this summer at the FANTASTIC Farfield Mill!
At Artybird Carnforth we Champion Self Belief to Take Artistry Beyond the Possible and that is JUST what you’ll experience at this exhibition.
We have curated a textile feast of colour, texture and sensation for you to explore with us in 2 galleries…
We’ll be exploring SUNSETS and DELUGES with our Foundation students; moving on to impressive pieces of Intermediate student work, including some gorgeous garments, hangings and miniature felts.
Amazing advanced Textile panels and vessels will be on display alongside my own Never Spilling a Drop and a series of pieces about Looking Down. Kate Ryan will display pieces based on her caravan site. Not just images from the area but using the environment itself to create the colour on the cloth and thread.
These galleries are all set at the amazing Farfield Mill at Sedbergh in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, that honours and preserves the Mill’s textile heritage for future generations!

View details >
Thursday 29th July 2021 - Sunday 1st August 2021

Kendal Calling started on Thursday 29th July and ends on this day

Kendal Calling is a boutique UK music festival, held annually at Lowther Deer Park in the beautiful Lake District.

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Monday 2nd August

Monday 2nd August 2021 - Sunday 8th August 2021

Hells Fells Festival starts and continues until Sunday 8th August

HELLS FELLS 2021 is festival of live music and activities in celebration of our armed forces & emergency services. All profits will be used to support those from the armed forces and emergency services who struggle in the years ahead.

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Thursday 5th August

Thursday 5th August 2021 10:00am

Lake District Sheepdog Trials

Sheep Dog Trials running all day, hound trails, terrier and pet dog show, catering, bar and stalls.

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Friday 6th August

Friday 6th August 2021 6:00pm

Footsteps Walk

Suitable for little legs, pushchairs and wheelchairs

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Friday 6th August 2021 - Monday 9th August 2021 6:00pm

Dentdale Christian Fellowship Festival starts and continues until Monday 9th August

Over the weekend the programme will include Meesy Play, Quiet Times, walks, worship, tesimony and most definitely food – and everyone is welcome

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Saturday 7th August

Saturday 7th August 2021 10:00am - 4:00pm

SECOND HAND BOOK FAIR

Rescheduled from 17th July due to covid restrictions

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Saturday 7th August 2021 2:00pm

Sedbergh School 3rd XI v Coniston CC

Sedbergh School 3rd XI is an informal team of pupils, staff, parents and Old Sedberghians playing in the Westmorland 2nd Division

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Sunday 8th August

Monday 2nd August 2021 - Sunday 8th August 2021

Hells Fells Festival started on Monday 2nd August and ends on this day

HELLS FELLS 2021 is festival of live music and activities in celebration of our armed forces & emergency services. All profits will be used to support those from the armed forces and emergency services who struggle in the years ahead.

View details >

Monday 9th August

Friday 6th August 2021 - Monday 9th August 2021 6:00pm

Dentdale Christian Fellowship Festival started on Friday 6th August and ends on this day

Over the weekend the programme will include Meesy Play, Quiet Times, walks, worship, tesimony and most definitely food – and everyone is welcome

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Thursday 12th August

Thursday 12th August 2021 - Sunday 15th August 2021

Appleby Horse Fair starts and continues until Sunday 15th August

It is preferable for everyone involved – local settled people, Gypsies and Travellers and the local authorities – for Appleby Horse Fair to happen on a set date. Had no date been set, there would be an increased likelihood of ad hoc gatherings which nobody would be prepared for.

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Saturday 14th August

Saturday 14th August 2021 2:00pm

Sedbergh School v Kirkby Lonsdale CC

Sedbergh School 3rd XI is an informal team of pupils, staff, parents and Old Sedberghians playing in the Westmorland 2nd Division

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Sunday 15th August

Thursday 12th August 2021 - Sunday 15th August 2021

Appleby Horse Fair started on Thursday 12th August and ends on this day

It is preferable for everyone involved – local settled people, Gypsies and Travellers and the local authorities – for Appleby Horse Fair to happen on a set date. Had no date been set, there would be an increased likelihood of ad hoc gatherings which nobody would be prepared for.

View details >
Wednesday 9th June 2021 - Sunday 15th August 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Song of Silence – Stuart Gray started on Wednesday 9th June and ends on this day

Song of Silence is inspired by the songs from the birds and the silence of the fells in the Yorkshire Dales.

View details >

Thursday 19th August

Thursday 19th August 2021 - Sunday 24th October 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Secrets of The Sea – Ruth Clayton starts and continues until Sunday 24th October

Energy, Movement and Light
I’m passionate about the sea. Not a calm sea, however, but the energy of the sea with its movement and reaction to light. The sea never stays the same and the colours, shapes and patterns change from the palest turquoise to the deepest blue in seconds.
“The sea, once it’s cast its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever” Jacques Cousteau’

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Friday 20th August

Friday 20th August 2021 6:00pm

Footsteps

Saturday 28th August

Saturday 28th August 2021 9:30am - 3:00pm

ARTISAN MARKET

Now in its ninth year, the artisan market is well worth a visit along with the town’s cafes, shops, books and hills. The quality on offer is high and the atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming.

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Wednesday 1st September

Saturday 19th June 2021 - Friday 31st December 2021 10:00am

Curious About Kendal started on Saturday 19th June and continues until Friday 31st December

Have fun (re-)discovering Kendal, spotting things you’ never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks – a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air.

View details >
Thursday 15th July 2021 - Sunday 12th September 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Beyond the Possible – ArtyBird Carnforth, School for Art and Textiles started on Thursday 15th July and continues until Sunday 12th September

You’re invited to go ‘Beyond the Possible’ with our tutors and students this summer at the FANTASTIC Farfield Mill!
At Artybird Carnforth we Champion Self Belief to Take Artistry Beyond the Possible and that is JUST what you’ll experience at this exhibition.
We have curated a textile feast of colour, texture and sensation for you to explore with us in 2 galleries…
We’ll be exploring SUNSETS and DELUGES with our Foundation students; moving on to impressive pieces of Intermediate student work, including some gorgeous garments, hangings and miniature felts.
Amazing advanced Textile panels and vessels will be on display alongside my own Never Spilling a Drop and a series of pieces about Looking Down. Kate Ryan will display pieces based on her caravan site. Not just images from the area but using the environment itself to create the colour on the cloth and thread.
These galleries are all set at the amazing Farfield Mill at Sedbergh in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, that honours and preserves the Mill’s textile heritage for future generations!

View details >
Thursday 19th August 2021 - Sunday 24th October 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Secrets of The Sea – Ruth Clayton started on Thursday 19th August and continues until Sunday 24th October

Energy, Movement and Light
I’m passionate about the sea. Not a calm sea, however, but the energy of the sea with its movement and reaction to light. The sea never stays the same and the colours, shapes and patterns change from the palest turquoise to the deepest blue in seconds.
“The sea, once it’s cast its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever” Jacques Cousteau’

View details >

Wednesday 8th September

Wednesday 8th September 2021 - Thursday 9th September 2021

WESTMORLAND COUNTY SHOW

For the first time the Show will last two days this year.

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Thursday 9th September

Wednesday 8th September 2021 - Thursday 9th September 2021

WESTMORLAND COUNTY SHOW

For the first time the Show will last two days this year.

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Friday 10th September

Friday 10th September 2021 - Sunday 12th September 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Heritage Open Days (First weekend)

Farfield Mill will be open as part of the National Heritage Open Day weekends. Come along to the Mill and find out about the textile heritage of the Yorkshire Dales and Sedbergh. Discover the stories of some of the people who worked at the Mill.

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Saturday 11th September

Friday 10th September 2021 - Sunday 12th September 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Heritage Open Days (First weekend)

Farfield Mill will be open as part of the National Heritage Open Day weekends. Come along to the Mill and find out about the textile heritage of the Yorkshire Dales and Sedbergh. Discover the stories of some of the people who worked at the Mill.

View details >

Sunday 12th September

Thursday 15th July 2021 - Sunday 12th September 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Beyond the Possible – ArtyBird Carnforth, School for Art and Textiles started on Thursday 15th July and ends on this day

You’re invited to go ‘Beyond the Possible’ with our tutors and students this summer at the FANTASTIC Farfield Mill!
At Artybird Carnforth we Champion Self Belief to Take Artistry Beyond the Possible and that is JUST what you’ll experience at this exhibition.
We have curated a textile feast of colour, texture and sensation for you to explore with us in 2 galleries…
We’ll be exploring SUNSETS and DELUGES with our Foundation students; moving on to impressive pieces of Intermediate student work, including some gorgeous garments, hangings and miniature felts.
Amazing advanced Textile panels and vessels will be on display alongside my own Never Spilling a Drop and a series of pieces about Looking Down. Kate Ryan will display pieces based on her caravan site. Not just images from the area but using the environment itself to create the colour on the cloth and thread.
These galleries are all set at the amazing Farfield Mill at Sedbergh in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, that honours and preserves the Mill’s textile heritage for future generations!

View details >
Friday 10th September 2021 - Sunday 12th September 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Heritage Open Days (First weekend)

Farfield Mill will be open as part of the National Heritage Open Day weekends. Come along to the Mill and find out about the textile heritage of the Yorkshire Dales and Sedbergh. Discover the stories of some of the people who worked at the Mill.

View details >

Tuesday 14th September

Tuesday 14th September 2021 - Thursday 16th September 2021

Medieval Music in the Dales

Italian Music and Dance Music from the Middle Ages – plus the first Medieval Music in the Dales Summer School

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Wednesday 15th September

Tuesday 14th September 2021 - Thursday 16th September 2021

Medieval Music in the Dales

Italian Music and Dance Music from the Middle Ages – plus the first Medieval Music in the Dales Summer School

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Wednesday 15th September 2021 - Sunday 7th November 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Thread Running Through – Textilia 3 starts and continues until Sunday 7th November

The landscape in which we live, meet and work is a northern landscape largely shaped by cloth. Distinctive weavers cottages line the canals and perch on hillsides, tall mill chimneys dominate the valleys. We meet in a grand and richly furnished manor house created by mill owners, exhibit and seek inspiration and materials at converted mills in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria. Some of us have mill workers in our ancestry, weaving in our memories and in our blood.

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Wednesday 15th September 2021 - Sunday 7th November 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

A Line to Follow – Nolitex starts and continues until Sunday 7th November

NOLITEX, (Notts. Lincs. Textile Artists) is a group of artists which promotes textile and mixed media art through regular exhibitions

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Thursday 16th September

Tuesday 14th September 2021 - Thursday 16th September 2021

Medieval Music in the Dales

Italian Music and Dance Music from the Middle Ages – plus the first Medieval Music in the Dales Summer School

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Saturday 18th September

Saturday 18th September 2021 9:30am - 3:00pm

ARTISAN MARKET

Now in its ninth year, the artisan market is well worth a visit along with the town’s cafes, shops, books and hills. The quality on offer is high and the atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming.

View details >

Friday 1st October

Saturday 19th June 2021 - Friday 31st December 2021 10:00am

Curious About Kendal started on Saturday 19th June and continues until Friday 31st December

Have fun (re-)discovering Kendal, spotting things you’ never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks – a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air.

View details >
Thursday 19th August 2021 - Sunday 24th October 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Secrets of The Sea – Ruth Clayton started on Thursday 19th August and continues until Sunday 24th October

Energy, Movement and Light
I’m passionate about the sea. Not a calm sea, however, but the energy of the sea with its movement and reaction to light. The sea never stays the same and the colours, shapes and patterns change from the palest turquoise to the deepest blue in seconds.
“The sea, once it’s cast its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever” Jacques Cousteau’

View details >
Wednesday 15th September 2021 - Sunday 7th November 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Thread Running Through – Textilia 3 started on Wednesday 15th September and continues until Sunday 7th November

The landscape in which we live, meet and work is a northern landscape largely shaped by cloth. Distinctive weavers cottages line the canals and perch on hillsides, tall mill chimneys dominate the valleys. We meet in a grand and richly furnished manor house created by mill owners, exhibit and seek inspiration and materials at converted mills in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria. Some of us have mill workers in our ancestry, weaving in our memories and in our blood.

View details >
Wednesday 15th September 2021 - Sunday 7th November 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

A Line to Follow – Nolitex started on Wednesday 15th September and continues until Sunday 7th November

NOLITEX, (Notts. Lincs. Textile Artists) is a group of artists which promotes textile and mixed media art through regular exhibitions

View details >

Sunday 24th October

Thursday 19th August 2021 - Sunday 24th October 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Secrets of The Sea – Ruth Clayton started on Thursday 19th August and ends on this day

Energy, Movement and Light
I’m passionate about the sea. Not a calm sea, however, but the energy of the sea with its movement and reaction to light. The sea never stays the same and the colours, shapes and patterns change from the palest turquoise to the deepest blue in seconds.
“The sea, once it’s cast its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever” Jacques Cousteau’

View details >

Monday 1st November

Saturday 19th June 2021 - Friday 31st December 2021 10:00am

Curious About Kendal started on Saturday 19th June and continues until Friday 31st December

Have fun (re-)discovering Kendal, spotting things you’ never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks – a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air.

View details >
Wednesday 15th September 2021 - Sunday 7th November 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Thread Running Through – Textilia 3 started on Wednesday 15th September and continues until Sunday 7th November

The landscape in which we live, meet and work is a northern landscape largely shaped by cloth. Distinctive weavers cottages line the canals and perch on hillsides, tall mill chimneys dominate the valleys. We meet in a grand and richly furnished manor house created by mill owners, exhibit and seek inspiration and materials at converted mills in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria. Some of us have mill workers in our ancestry, weaving in our memories and in our blood.

View details >
Wednesday 15th September 2021 - Sunday 7th November 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

A Line to Follow – Nolitex started on Wednesday 15th September and continues until Sunday 7th November

NOLITEX, (Notts. Lincs. Textile Artists) is a group of artists which promotes textile and mixed media art through regular exhibitions

View details >

Sunday 7th November

Wednesday 15th September 2021 - Sunday 7th November 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

Thread Running Through – Textilia 3 started on Wednesday 15th September and ends on this day

The landscape in which we live, meet and work is a northern landscape largely shaped by cloth. Distinctive weavers cottages line the canals and perch on hillsides, tall mill chimneys dominate the valleys. We meet in a grand and richly furnished manor house created by mill owners, exhibit and seek inspiration and materials at converted mills in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria. Some of us have mill workers in our ancestry, weaving in our memories and in our blood.

View details >
Wednesday 15th September 2021 - Sunday 7th November 2021 10:30am - 4:00pm

A Line to Follow – Nolitex started on Wednesday 15th September and ends on this day

NOLITEX, (Notts. Lincs. Textile Artists) is a group of artists which promotes textile and mixed media art through regular exhibitions

View details >

Wednesday 1st December

Saturday 19th June 2021 - Friday 31st December 2021 10:00am

Curious About Kendal started on Saturday 19th June and continues until Friday 31st December

Have fun (re-)discovering Kendal, spotting things you’ never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks – a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air.

View details >

Friday 31st December

Saturday 19th June 2021 - Friday 31st December 2021 10:00am

Curious About Kendal started on Saturday 19th June and ends on this day

Have fun (re-)discovering Kendal, spotting things you’ never noticed before, with two quirky treasure hunt style heritage walks – a safe, fun and affordable way to get some fresh air.

View details >
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