November Events
Start Date Event Description Category Start time
Fri 1 Martha Tilston and The Scientists Singer/songwriter with a delicate voice and a good repertoire of her own songs, which she accompanies on her guitar. Expect social and political comment in the lyrics. Insider Tip: Thought provoking performer. Early Bird Price Tickets £15/14/13.50 On the door £17. In the Malt Room at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:30
Fri 1 She Stoops to Conquer 18th century fast-moving romantic comedy by Oliver Goldsmith and produced by Theatre By The Lake, Lakeside, Keswick CA12 5DJ Book online www.theatrebythelake.com 01768 774411 Tickets £32.50/10 Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 1 The Shape of Things With strobe lighting effects, this savagely comic drama about the influence a lover can have over her man is produced by Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 21 online via www.theatrebythelake.com or 017687 74411 Ends around 22:10. Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 1 Brewery Poets Performance night for published poets from South Cumbria. Kim Moore, Gill Nicholson and Mark Carson at the Warehouse, Kendal, part of Brewery Arts Centre. £5 Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:30
Fri 1 Kendal International Comic Art Festival: The Art of Sean Phillips Exhibition by acclaimed graphic novellist and Hollywood film artist at the Sugar House Gallery, Kendal, part of Brewery Arts Centre. Free. Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 10:00
Sat 2 Cockermouth Local Produce Market Market Place, Cockermouth in the west of the county, ten miles from Crummock Water. Held in the original historic Market Place, you will find a whole host of delicious locally produced treats from meat and fish to breads, cakes, sweets and hot food. Lots of parking nearby and a great atmosphere. Ends 2pm For more information call Cath on 01900 818028 Shopping 9:00
Sat 2 Motown & Soul Hallowe'en Special Ghosts Ghouls and Zombies will congregate at this smashing venue for the annual spooky bash. The Brickyard team love to decorate the place for partying and will doubtless be planning some fun. A good half-term night out for Carlisle's students and exhuberant youth. At The Brickyard, Carlisle. Last entry 1am, ends 2am Admission £3 www.thebrickyardonline.com Arts&Ents 21:00
Sat 2 'Tis Pity She's a Whore Jacobean revenge tragedy produced by Theatre by the Lake, this play explores the tragic consequences of love between siblings and the lies and intrigue that follow one passionate relationship. Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 21 online via www.theatrebythelake.com or 017687 74411 Ends around 22:25. Arts&Ents 14:00 & 20:00
Sat 2 Kendal International Comic Art Festival: The Art of Sean Phillips Exhibition by acclaimed graphic novellist and Hollywood film artist at the Sugar House Gallery, Kendal, part of Brewery Arts Centre. Free. Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 10:00
Sat 2 An Inspector Calls by J B Priestly Thriller, murder mystery and ghost-story produced by Theatre by the Lake. Family secrets get an airing and long-hidden webs of intrigue unravel as searching questions are asked to uncover a murderer. Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 32.50 online via www.theatrebythelake.com or 017687 74411 Ends around 22:25. Arts&Ents 14:00 & 20:00
Sun 3 Rugby World Cup - Scotland v Italy Once in a lifetime. The Rugby League World Cup comes to Cumbria. Today's match at Workington, home of The Reds, brings world class athletes to the Derwent Park stadium. Tickets Family £50/37.50 Adult £15 conc £7.50 Buy a ticket for 29 Oct Scotland v Tonga game and get a ticket for today's match for half price. Great bargain for sports fans. www.rlwc2013.com Sport 16:00
Sun 3 Martin Simpson Accomplished slide and acoustic guitar-played who has performed with many of our favourites and now takes centre stage to enthrall with his subtle and superb skill set. A must for those who play or listen to folk music with a passion. Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 19.50 online via www.theatrebythelake.com or 017687 74411. Arts&Ents 19:30
Sun 3 Kendal International Comic Art Festival: The Art of Sean Phillips Exhibition by acclaimed graphic novellist and Hollywood film artist at the Sugar House Gallery, Kendal, part of Brewery Arts Centre. Free. Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 10:00
Mon 4 Vincent in Brixton Presented in an intimate space at Theatre by the Lake, this play imagines possible scenarios based around the likelihood that Vincent van Gogh stayed at a lodging in Brixton in the early 1870s. Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 21 online via www.theatrebythelake.com or 017687 74411 Ends around 22:25. Arts&Ents 20:00
Mon 4 See How They Run A family-friendly Philip King farce with a storyline around very British themes: WWII, the Church, Harvest Festival, the vicar's wife and the dishy escaped POW. Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 32.50 online via www.theatrebythelake.com/production-gallery/10245/gallery or 017687 74411 Ends around 22:10. Arts&Ents 20:00
Mon 4 The Peatland Restoration Project Talk organised by Cumbria Wildlife Trust. North Pennines AONB on how volunteers can help. At Kirkby Stephen Grammar School, CA17 4HA. Admission £3.00 www.cumbriawildlifetrust.org.uk or 01539 816300. Arts&Ents 19:30
Mon 4 Kendal International Comic Art Festival: The Art of Sean Phillips Exhibition by acclaimed graphic novellist and Hollywood film artist at the Sugar House Gallery, Kendal, part of Brewery Arts Centre. Free. Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 10:00
Tue 5 An Inspector Calls by J B Priestly Thriller, murder mystery and ghost-story produced by Theatre by the Lake. Family secrets get an airing and long-hidden webs of intrigue unravel as searching questions are asked to uncover a murderer. Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 32.50 online via www.theatrebythelake.com or 017687 74411 Ends around 22:25. Arts&Ents 20:00
Tue 5 'Tis Pity She's a Whore Jacobean revenge tragedy produced by Theatre by the Lake, this play explores the tragic consequences of love between siblings and the lies and intrigue that follow one passionate relationship. Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 21 online via www.theatrebythelake.com or 017687 74411 Ends around 22:25. Arts&Ents 20:00
Tue 5 Kendal International Comic Art Festival: The Art of Sean Phillips Exhibition by acclaimed graphic novellist and Hollywood film artist at the Sugar House Gallery, Kendal, part of Brewery Arts Centre. Free. Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 10:00
Tue 5 Bonfire Night Haverthwaite Recreation Ground's committee has stuck with the traditional date and we hope they will be rewarded with decent weather. Head to the Leven Valley Playing Fields, just down the hill from Playdale Ltd, LA12 8AE which has just installed some splendid play equipment at the 'rec'. Bonfire, fireworks and traditional and refreshments and some proper Cumbrian craic. Children 18:30
Tue 5 Bonfire Night at Appleby Bonfire, fireworks and traditional and refreshments in a lovely market town. Fairhill, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria. Children 18:00
Tue 5 Bonfire Night at Dalton-in-Furness Dalton-in-Furness, with its 12thC castle and spectacularly-sited Paley & Austin Parish Church, holds its firework display at Dalton Utd football ground, on Beckside Road. Traditional refreshments. Organised by Dalton Utd. Children 18:00
Tue 5 Bonfire Night in Barrow-in-Furness Barrow-in-Furness' Bonfire Night bash will be held on the Furness Rugby Union ground off Crosslands Park Rd. Bonfire, fireworks and traditional refreshments. Family £5, individuals £2 pay on the gate. There's a bar,too. Fireworks and a bonfire also at the Hawcoat Park RUFC at 7.30pm Adults £3, accompanied child £2 Children 18:30
Tue 5 Bonfire Night in Gleaston Gleaston Village Hall and Green Committee will be having a firework display for Bonfire Night. The village hall will be open from 6pm on Tuesday. Visitors can keep warm with homemade soup and hot drinks. There will also be burgers, hotdogs and cakes. The bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm with the display scheduled to start at 7pm. Donations are appreciated. Children 18:30
Tue 5 Bonfire Night in the Duddon Valley The Newfield Inn at Seathwaite, a few miles along the Duddon valley (Dunnerdale) from Broughton-in-Furness will host a traditional firework display beginning at 7pm on Tuesday. There will be food and drink available in the bar and admission is free but donations toward next year's event will be welcome. Phone 01229 716208 for more information. Children 19:00
Tue 5 Bonfire Night in Lindal-in-Furness This fireworks display will be held at Lindal Cricket Club, turn off the A590 just outside the village on the Ulverston side, near West Cumberland Farmers shop. Refreshments for sale and bar. Adults £2.50, Children £1.50 Children 19:00
Tue 5 Bonfire Night in Bowness-on-Windermere Lindeth Howe Hotel, Bowness will host a Firework Extravaganza tonight. Traditional bonfire night food served outdoors at 6.30pm. Complimentary Park and Ride from Bowness Bay at 6.15pm returning 8.30pm. Adult/12+ £15, child £7.50. Family ticket two adults, two children £40. This year, proceeds will be donated to Royal Windermere Yacht Club Sailing for Youngsters programme. Children 18:30
Tue 5 Bonfire Night in Kendal A dramatic setting at Kendal Castle, family seat of Queen Catherine, the sixth wife of Henry VIII, tonight. Organised by Kendal South Westmorland Rotary Club supported by local businesses, organisations and Kendal Town Council. Everyone welcome. Free (collection bucket to raise funds for the 2014 event). Burger vans etc on site. Children 19:30
Tue 5 Bonfire Night in Kirkby Lonsdale The Kirkby Lonsdale Firework Display begins with the bonfire being lit at 7pm and fireworks will start at 7:30pm. There will also be a fairground and hot food available. Admission: Adult £4 per adult, child £2. Children 19:30
Tue 5 Bonfire Night in Carlisle Head to Michael Douglas Scrapyard in Etterby, Carlisle from 6pm. If you are near Beaumont, find bonfire night fun at the Village Hall from 6pm - 9pm. The Royal Scot pub at Morton CA2 6DX has a free display with fairground entertainment at 7pm and Allhallows Community Centre, Fletchertown hosts a traditional 'bommie', fireworks and refreshments at 7pm. Also at Brampton a bonfire and firework display at Brampton Primary School, Sawmill Lane, Brampton. Gates, 6pm., £1 per person. Refreshments will be on sale. Fireworks at 6.45pm. No dogs on site. Children 18:00
Tue 5 Bonfire Night in Eden Walby Park Farm, Crosby-on-Eden, nr Carlisle is doing a bonfire and fireworks. Tickets are £4 for annual pass holders, £5.50 for non holders and are available from reception. There will be a bar on site and the cafe will be open. Children 18:45
Wed 6 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Wed 6 Jeremy Hardy Radio 4's satirical political genius hits Kendal to take the zombala out of the great and the pretensious. Tickets £14/5 (unwaged). In the theatre at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 20:00
Wed 6 Kendal International Comic Art Festival: The Art of Sean Phillips Exhibition by acclaimed graphic novellist and Hollywood film artist at the Sugar House Gallery, Kendal, part of Brewery Arts Centre. Free. Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 10:00
Wed 6 'Tis Pity She's a Whore Jacobean revenge tragedy produced by Theatre by the Lake, this play explores the tragic consequences of love between siblings and the lies and intrigue that follow one passionate relationship. Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 21 online via www.theatrebythelake.com or 017687 74411 Ends around 22:25. Arts&Ents 20:00
Wed 6 An Inspector Calls by J B Priestly Thriller, murder mystery and ghost-story produced by Theatre by the Lake. Family secrets get an airing and long-hidden webs of intrigue unravel as searching questions are asked to uncover a murderer. Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 32.50 online via www.theatrebythelake.com or 017687 74411 Ends around 22:25. Arts&Ents 14:00 & 20:00
Thu 7 Jack Dee The famous deadpan comedian whose straight face and hangdog demeanor will have us all laughing even before he speaks. The Sands Centre, Carlisle CA1 1JQ www.thesandscentre.co.uk 01228 633766 Tickets £21 + booking fee. Arts&Ents 20:00
Thu 7 Teechers John Godber play brought to Kendal by Hull Truck theatre company pals Wakefield Theatre/John Godber Co. Tickets £16/15/14.50. 15+ Performed in the theatre at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 20:00
Thu 7 From The Jam The punk trio intends to perform the whole of its album All Mod Cons, as well as some of The Jam's greatest hits. Insider Tip: Features the Jam original bass player Bruce Foxton. Early Bird Price Tickets £20 On the door £22. In the Malt Room at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:30
Thu 7 She Stoops to Conquer 18th century fast-moving romantic comedy by Oliver Goldsmith and produced by Theatre By The Lake, Lakeside, Keswick CA12 5DJ Book online www.theatrebythelake.com 01768 774411 Tickets £32.50/10 Arts&Ents 20:00
Thu 7 The Shape of Things With strobe lighting effects, this savagely comic drama about the influence a lover can have over her man is produced by Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 21 online via www.theatrebythelake.com or 017687 74411 Ends around 22:10. Arts&Ents 20:00
Thu 7 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Fri 8 Teechers John Godber play brought to Kendal by Hull Truck theatre company pals Wakefield Theatre/John Godber Co. Tickets £16/15/14.50. 15+ Performed in the theatre at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 8 Rock Punk Ska Alternative Night Live acts and DJs tonight featuring Colt 45, Midnight Landing, Wadeye, Day.Week.Repeat. Music until 3am at MacKenzie's Nightclub, The Sun Inn Market St, Ulverston LA12 7AY 01229 585044 Admission £5 Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 8 Emily Barker and The Red Clay Halo As seen on Olympic Opening Ceremony 2012, this Australian performer sings and writes with her band. Insider Tip: A rising star. Next time she comes the tickets might be a lot more expensive. Early Bird Price Tickets £12/11/10.50 On the door £14. In the Malt Room at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:30
Fri 8 AIDA Opera by Verdi, sung in Italian, this story about love, war, jealousy and revenge, slave girl meets Egyptian, set in the time of the Pharoahs with spectacular costumes and effects will transport you from The Sands Centre, Carlisle CA1 1JQ www.thesandscentre.co.uk 01228 633766 Tickets £28.50 + booking fee. Arts&Ents 19:30
Fri 8 7th Carlisle Blues festival Mississippi Mudbloods, this year with Ian Siegal and Duane Betts, rise again. The Swallow Hilltop Hotel is the host venue for this festival and you can stay there all weekend and just have a blues ball. This event is over three days from 11:30 am - bedtime (6pm on Sunday) Venue is on London road, Carlisle, CA2 7SH. Day tickets: Friday £30, Saturday £45, Sunday£30, all three days £98. Today's line-up is Bernard Allison, The Stumble, The Stevie Nimmo Trio, Jon Amor and The Mustangs. www.carlislebluesfestival.com Arts&Ents 19:00
Fri 8 The Dead Horse Gang 5 DJs with a mix of soul, disco, house, boogie and techno. 14+. At The Brickyard, Carlisle. Last entry 21.30, ends 3am. Tickets £4 advance, or £5/6 on the door. Book online www.thebrickyardonline.com Arts&Ents 22:00
Fri 8 Beast Lively, very physical theatre for 14+. A psychological thriller and an opportunity to have a night out with the teens. Beggar's Theatre, Market Square, Millom, LA18 4HZ Tickets: 01229 775677. Pay what you think. www.beggarstheatre.co.uk Arts&Ents 19:00
Fri 8 Small is beautiful Talk organised by Cumbria Wildlife Trust. Nigel Gilligan on wildlife in a Cumbrian Garden. At Methodist Church, Broughton-in-Furness, LA20 6HQ. Wheelchair access. Admission £2.50 www.cumbriawildlifetrust.org.uk or 01539 816300. Arts&Ents 19:30
Fri 8 She Stoops to Conquer 18th century fast-moving romantic comedy by Oliver Goldsmith and produced by Theatre By The Lake, Lakeside, Keswick CA12 5DJ Book online www.theatrebythelake.com 01768 774411 Tickets £32.50/10 Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 8 The Shape of Things With strobe lighting effects, this savagely comic drama about the influence a lover can have over her man is produced by Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 21 online via www.theatrebythelake.com or 017687 74411 Ends around 22:10. Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 8 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Sat 9 Chris Smither Some impressive guitar to enjoy from this American folk & blues performar. Insider Tip: Early Bird Price Tickets £15/14/13.50 On the door £17. In the Malt Room at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:30
Sat 9 Vincent in Brixton Presented in an intimate space at Theatre by the Lake, this play imagines possible scenarios based around the likelihood that Vincent van Gogh stayed at a lodging in Brixton in the early 1870s. Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 21 online via www.theatrebythelake.com or 017687 74411 Ends around 22:25. Arts&Ents 14:00 & 20:00
Sat 9 See How They Run A family-friendly Philip King farce with a storyline around very British themes: WWII, the Church, Harvest Festival, the vicar's wife and the dishy escaped POW. Theatre by the Lake, Lake Road, Keswick, CA12 5DJ Tickets £10 - 32.50 online via www.theatrebythelake.com/production-gallery/10245/gallery or 017687 74411 Ends around 22:10. Arts&Ents 14:00 & 20:00
Sat 9 7th Carlisle Blues festival Mississippi Mudbloods, this year with Ian Siegal and Duane Betts, rise again. The Swallow Hilltop Hotel is the host venue for this festival and you can stay there all weekend and just have a blues ball. This event is over three days from 11:30 am - bedtime (6pm on Sunday) Venue is on London road, Carlisle, CA2 7SH. Day tickets: Friday £30, Saturday £45, Sunday£30, all three days £98. Today's line-up is Blue Swamp Feat, Bowden and Williamson, Slack Alice, Steve Roux and the Brass Knuckle Blues Band, Ian Parker Band, Jon Amor, Jo Harman & Company, Ryan McGarvey, Ian Siegal & The Mississippi Mudbloods and around midnight Tom Townsend Blues Band. www.carlislebluesfestival.com Arts&Ents 12:00
Sat 9 A Day Out with Thomas Special Thomas the Tank Engine event at the Haverthwaite end of The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway. Sir Topham Hat will be presenting shows at regular intervals that will bring Thomas stories to life. Rides on Little Green Engine and the Brake Van. Unlimited rides on Daisy the Diesel and Bulgy the Bus, magic, activities, miniature railway. Last admission 3pm. Tickets: Family £43, Adult 14+ and children £12 pp, U2s free. Online booking fee. http://www.dayoutwiththomas.co.uk/section.php/38/1/lakeside-haverthwaite-railway Children 10:00
Sat 9 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Sat 9 Russel Kane Popular comedian presents his show 'Smallness' at The Forum, Duke St, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HH. Tickets £17.50 Book online www.theforumbarrow.co.uk or box office 01229 820000 Arts&Ents 20:00
Sat 9 Glass Onion Live music tends to pack out this remote and atmospheric pub. With log fires, real ales and wild winter seas nearby it's a quirky place that draws people from all over the UK. Tel: 01229 471880 for food, or just turn up. The Queen's Arms, Biggar Village, Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 3YG. Arts&Ents 20:00
Sat 9 The Restless Venture Live music from a NorthWest band known for thumping good rythms and melodic ballads with soaring harmonies. Barrow-in-Furness has a thriving live music scene; join in at The Derby Hotel, 246 248 Dalton Rd, Barrow-in-Furness LA141PN. Accommodation available. 01229 869206. Admission free. Arts&Ents 20:00
Sun 10 7th Carlisle Blues festival Mississippi Mudbloods, this year with Ian Siegal and Duane Betts, rise again. The Swallow Hilltop Hotel is the host venue for this festival and you can stay there all weekend and just have a blues ball. This event is over three days from 11:30 am - bedtime (6pm on Sunday) Venue is on London road, Carlisle, CA2 7SH. Day tickets: Friday £30, Saturday £45, Sunday£30, all three days £98. Today's line-up is The Delux, Dave Midgen and the Dirty Words, Ian Siegal Unplugged with the Mudbloods and Royal Southern Brotherhood. www.carlislebluesfestival.com Arts&Ents 19:00
Sun 10 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Sun 10 A Day Out with Thomas Special Thomas the Tank Engine event at the Haverthwaite end of The Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway. Sir Topham Hat will be presenting shows at regular intervals that will bring Thomas stories to life. Rides on Little Green Engine and the Brake Van. Unlimited rides on Daisy the Diesel and Bulgy the Bus, magic, activities, miniature railway. Last admission 3pm. Tickets: Family £43, Adult 14+ and children £12 pp, U2s free. http://www.dayoutwiththomas.co.uk/section.php/38/1/lakeside-haverthwaite-railway Children 10:00
Sun 10 Threshold Devising Day A free event based around a new creative project for Cumbria. For those in performing arts who are looking to develop team-working and interactive skills. Intrigued? Phone Heron Corn Mill, Beetham LA7 7PQ for more 015395 64271 Arts&Ents 11:00
Wed 13 Richard II Live screening from the RSC of another David Tennant & Greg Doran collaboration. This time Shakespeare's poetic play about clinging to power when that power is past its sell-by date, resulting in dragging ordinary folk into a 100 years war. David Tennant as R2. Tickets £18/15 Screened in the theatre at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:00
Wed 13 Following Darwin's Footsteps in Patagonia Talk organised by Cumbria Wildlife Trust. Sir Martin Holdgate on his expedition in 1958/9. At Settleback High School, Long Lane Sedbergh LA10 5AL. Admission £2.00 www.cumbriawildlifetrust.org.uk or 01539 816300. Arts&Ents 19:30
Wed 13 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Thu 14 Kendal Mountain Festival - Public Opening Everything to do with mountain sport - the people, the adrenaline, the gear. Full programme of talks, films, workshops, tutorials, and activities: www.mountainfest.co.uk Insider Tip: A few famous mountaineering faces to be seen a-mingling. Have a sken round. Tonight's opening at Kendal Town Hall is free. For other events: Tickets online or at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 18:30
Thu 14 Kendal Mountain Festival - The Ozone-Free Flight Session Tonight's event is at Kendal Town Hall Everything to do with mountain sport - the people, the adrenaline, the gear. Full programme of talks, films, workshops, tutorials, and activities: www.mountainfest.co.uk Insider Tip: For other events: Tickets £12.50 online or at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 20:00
Thu 14 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Fri 15 Friday Night Live Comedy@the Coro features Mark Dolan, Tom Craine, Joel Dommett, Dan Nightingale and Noel James. Hosted by The Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston LA12 7LZ. Insider tip: these artists took Edinburgh Festival by storm so book early. Tickets £12. Group of 10 booked through box office £10 01229 587140 Doors open 7pm www.corohall.co.uk Arts&Ents 19:30
Fri 15 Cuillin Sound UK concert and film tour On tour in the UK with "New Horizons" a wonderful musical exploration of old and new - a rare 19th century Romantic gem by Kummer and a classic Brazilian duo by Villa-Lobos, alongside exciting new works written for Cuillin Sound by American composers Gerald Busby and David Bennett Thomas. Plus the evocative `Celtic Knotwork` by Scottish composer Edward McGuire. Features a stunning sequence of projected landscape photographs of the Scottish Hebrides by Mike Bell. Tickets £15 The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Arts&Ents 19:00
Fri 15 Kendal Mountain Festival - KMF for schools This morning's session is at Kendal Leisure Centre until 12:00 Everything to do with mountain sport - the people, the adrenaline, the gear. Full programme of talks, films, workshops, tutorials, and activities: www.mountainfest.co.uk Tickets online or at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 10:00
Fri 15 Kendal Mountain Festival - Boardman-Tasker Mountian Literature Prize This session is in The Malt Room, Brewery Arts Centre and ends at 17:45 Everything to do with mountain sport - the people, the adrenaline, the gear. Full programme of talks, films, workshops, tutorials, and activities: www.mountainfest.co.uk Tickets £12.50 online or at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 13:00
Fri 15 Kendal Mountain Festival - Jez Bragg The North Face Endurance Session Feat. Kendal Town Hall Everything to do with mountain sport - the people, the adrenaline, the gear. Full programme of talks, films, workshops, tutorials, and activities: www.mountainfest.co.uk Tickets online or at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 16:30
Fri 15 The Sex Pistols Experience Whether or not you missed it the first time round, now is the moment to do punk. 14+ At The Brickyard, Carlisle. Ends 11.30pm Admission £10 + 1.25 fee www.thebrickyardonline.com Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 15 Kendal Mountain Festival - film: Distilled Scottish Mountaineering thrills at The Theatre, Brewery Arts Centre. Everything to do with mountain sport - the people, the adrenaline, the gear. Full programme of talks, films, workshops, tutorials, and activities: www.mountainfest.co.uk Tickets £12.50 online or at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 18:30
Fri 15 Kendal Mountain Festival - Steve Peat Santa Cruz Bike Session at Kendal Town Hall Everything to do with mountain sport - the people, the adrenaline, the gear. Full programme of talks, films, workshops, tutorials, and activities: www.mountainfest.co.uk Tickets £12.50 online or at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 15 Kendal Mountain Festival - gig Room of Mirrors will be playing in the Mammot Tent. Free concert Everything to do with mountain sport - the people, the adrenaline, the gear. Full programme of talks, films, workshops, tutorials, and activities: www.mountainfest.co.uk Tickets online or at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 15 Kendal Mountain Festival - Film: The Last Great Climb Film premiere at Kendal Leisure Centre, presented by Leo Houlding and Alistair Lee Everything to do with mountain sport - the people, the adrenaline, the gear. Full programme of talks, films, workshops, tutorials, and activities: www.mountainfest.co.uk Tickets £12.50 online or at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 20:30
Fri 15 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Fri 15 What Would Beyonce Do? Sure to be hilarious, with comedian Luisa Omielan, this ideal girls' night out was a Soho sell-out. Beggar's Theatre, Market Square, Millom, LA18 4HZ Tickets: £12 01229 775677 www.beggarstheatre.co.uk Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 15 What would Beyonce do? Sure to be hilarious and an uplifting girls' night out; comedian Luisa Omeilan sold out in Soho. Book early. Beggar's Theatre, Market Square, Millom, LA18 4HZ Tickets: £12 01229 775677. www.beggarstheatre.co.uk Arts&Ents 20:00
Sat 16 Mallory Knox Supported by bands Blitz Kids and Crooks for an evening of festival reminiscing. At The Brickyard, Carlisle. Ends 11.30pm Admission £10 www.thebrickyardonline.com Arts&Ents 20:00
Sat 16 Djangologie Well-respected Hot Club/trad gyspy jazz band. Beggar's Theatre, Market Square, Millom, LA18 4HZ Tickets: Adult: £10, conc £8, child £5 01229 775677 www.beggarstheatre.co.uk Arts&Ents 19:30
Sat 16 Kendal Mountain Festival Eighteen different events today at venues around Kendal Everything to do with mountain sport - the people, the adrenaline, the gear. Full programme of talks, films, workshops, tutorials, and activities: www.mountainfest.co.uk Tickets online or at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 10:00
Sat 16 Jamie Bosanko Live music tends to pack out this remote and atmospheric pub. With log fires, real ales and wild winter seas nearby it's a quirky place that draws people from all over the UK. Tel: 01229 471880 for food, or just turn up. The Queen's Arms, Biggar Village, Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 3YG. Arts&Ents 20:00
Sat 16 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Sun 17 Kendal Mountain Festival Seven different events today at venues around Kendal Everything to do with mountain sport - the people, the adrenaline, the gear. Full programme of talks, films, workshops, tutorials, and activities: www.mountainfest.co.uk Tickets online or at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 10:00
Sun 17 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Tue 19 Steel Magnolias Organised by Ulverston Outsider's drama group; this play by Robert Harling celebrates the friendship, humour and love that help in the midst of life's crises. Tickets £7.50 tonight from the venue: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston La12 7LZ. www.corohall.co.uk 01229 588994 Arts&Ents 19:30
Tue 19 Har Mar Superstar Sean Tillman embraces his alter ego. A concert that all songwriters and free spirits will identify strongly with At The Brickyard, Carlisle. 14+ Admission £12 www.thebrickyardonline.com Arts&Ents 20:00
Tue 19 Butterflies of Cumbria Talk organised by Cumbria Wildlife Trust. John Mounsey give illustrated talk on the surprising number of species here in Cumbria. At Parish Centre, Church Walk, Ulverston LA12 7EN. Admission £2.00 www.cumbriawildlifetrust.org.uk or 01539 816300. Arts&Ents 19:45
Tue 19 How Britain Saved Its Heritage - a spotlight on Furness Abbey For English Heritage members. A walk around Furness Abbey with Properties Curator, Marc Douglas. Gives insight into the issues around preserving the ancient monument since its acquisition in 1923. Photographs from that time will be shared. £20 includes light refreshments. Ends 3pm To book telephone 0870 333 1183. (Mon-Fri 8.30am - 5.30pm, Sat 9am - 5pm) Arts&Ents 13:00
Wed 20 Appalacian Roots Ira Bernstein and Riley Baugus bring clog-dancing, flatfoot-dancing, songs and instrumentals including fiddle and banjo from their homeland to the heart of Cumbria. The Old Laundry Theatre, Crag Brow, Bowness LA23 3BX Lecture tickets £15, child £7, Friends of Old Laundry £12 www.oldlaundrytheatre.co.uk Arts&Ents 20:00
Wed 20 Betrayal Pinter's masterpiece performed here by London Classic Theatre. Tickets £14/13/12.50 or £19 with supper. Screened in the theatre at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 20:00
Wed 20 Steel Magnolias Organised by Ulverston Outsiders drama group; this play by Robert Harling celebrates the friendship, humour and love that help in the midst of life's crises. Tickets £9 from the venue: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston La12 7LZ. www.corohall.co.uk 01229 588994 Arts&Ents 19:30
Wed 20 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Thu 21 Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita Enlightening evening featuring a world-class harp virtuoso and her marvellous Senegalese counterpart, who plays the Kora. Insider Tip: Listed in Songlines of the Year for their album Clychau Dibon (@catrinseckou). Less known to European audiences, the Kora is an African harp. Early Bird Price Tickets £14/13/12.50 On the door £16. In the theatre at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:45
Thu 21 Colin Hay The person who brought is Down Under and Overkill when he was with the band Men at Work, Colin treats us to some of the music that has seeped into our musical memories (ah, yes - Scrubs) Insider Tip: Early Bird Price Tickets £20 On the door £22. In the Malt Room at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:30
Thu 21 Steel Magnolias Organised by Ulverston Outsider's drama group; this play by Robert Harling celebrates the friendship, humour and love that help in the midst of life's crises. Tickets £9 from the venue: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston La12 7LZ. www.corohall.co.uk 01229 588994 Arts&Ents 19:30
Thu 21 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Fri 22 Female Gothic Rescued Victorian tales written by women. Spine-chilling stories retold by the actress Rebecca Vaughan. Excellent reviews and an experience that promises to be memorable. The Old Laundry Theatre, Crag Brow, Bowness LA23 3BX Lecture tickets £15, child £7, Friends of Old Laundry £13 www.oldlaundrytheatre.co.uk Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 22 Better the Devil You Know - Jo Caulfield Kendal's comedy season brings views on those supermarket self-service areas and the humiliation opportunities they offer; as well as relationship issues we can all identify with. Tickets £14/12. In the theatre at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 22 Cockney Rejects The grass roots punk band of the seventies stops off at Carlisle with their continuing campaign to speak out for the young people whose situation appears to have changed little in the past 40 years. Get passionate at The Brickyard, Carlisle. 14+ Last entry 10pm, ends 11.30pm Admission £14 www.thebrickyardonline.com Fisher Street, Carlisle, CA3 8RN Tel: 01228 512220 Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 22 Glen Tilbrook Formally with Squeeze and still echoing their style, Glenn's solo career brings him to Kendal. Insider Tip: Early Bird Price Tickets £16.50 On the door £18.50. In the Malt Room at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:30
Fri 22 Steel Magnolias Organised by Ulverston Outsider's drama group; this play by Robert Harling celebrates the friendship, humour and love that help in the midst of life's crises. Tickets £9 from the venue: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston La12 7LZ. www.corohall.co.uk 01229 588994 Arts&Ents 19:30
Fri 22 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Sat 23 Lyrikal Fearta Hip hop evening with music, movement, poetry and politics from the witty and talented Jonzi D. Also features a local hip hop artist. Tickets £12. In the theatre at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 20:00
Sat 23 Cara Dillon Touring with a whole programme of of new music, most people fall in love with her voice. Here's your chance . Insider Tip: Early Bird Price Tickets £18.50/17.50/17 On the door £20.50. In the Malt Room at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:30
Sat 23 Kaffe Fassett - Concentrate on Colour lecture Internationally renowned designer who is revered by all who work with fabric from knitters to fashionistas comes to open our eyes to the importance of colour and help to draw out our individual eye for an exquisite blend of shades. Limited places earlier in the day on a quilting workshop with the great man. The Old Laundry Theatre, Crag Brow, Bowness LA23 3BX Lecture tickets £10, child £5, Friends of Old Laundry £8 www.oldlaundrytheatre.co.uk Arts&Ents 20:00
Sat 23 Foster & Allen Calling in on Cumbria as part of their World Tour at The Sands Centre, Carlisle CA1 1JQ www.thesandscentre.co.uk 01228 633766 Tickets £21.50 + booking fee. Arts&Ents 19:30
Sat 23 Steel Magnolias Organised by Ulverston Outsider's drama group; this play by Robert Harling celebrates the friendship, humour and love that help in the midst of life's crises. Tickets £9 from the venue: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston La12 7LZ. www.corohall.co.uk 01229 588994 Arts&Ents 19:30
Sat 23 Ulverston Christmas Dickensian Festival Organised by the festival committee, this annual weekend is super for Christmas Shopping, dressing up, enjoying great food and exhibits from Dickens' hay day. There's fun in the town's cobbled main street and alleys all day and the town centre is packed. The pubs take on a surreal flavour later as you prop up the bar with Ebenezer Scrooge et alia. See www.dickensianfestival.co.uk. Hire a costume from The Drill Hall, Victoria Rd, Ulverston on Tues 22nd 4.30pm - 7.00pm (pre-order from catalogue in 'Pure' boutique on Market Place) or www.victoriancostume.co.uk and join in. Arts&Ents 9:00
Sat 23 Adam Hills Host of Channel 4's The Last Leg brings us his take on happyism. At The Forum, Duke St, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HH. Tickets £16 Book online www.theforumbarrow.co.uk or box office 01229 820000 Arts&Ents 20:00
Sat 23 Anything Goes Silent Disco Pop, rock, dance, indie, reggae, funk and who knows what else. Get dancing at The Brickyard, Carlisle. 18+ Last entry 1am, ends 2am Admission £5 www.thebrickyardonline.com Fisher Street, Carlisle, CA3 8RN Tel: 01228 512220 Arts&Ents 22:00
Sat 23 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Sat 23 Coulton Bros Live music tends to pack out this remote and atmospheric pub. With log fires, real ales and wild winter seas nearby it's a quirky place that draws people from all over the UK. Tel: 01229 471880 for food, or just turn up. The Queen's Arms, Biggar Village, Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 3YG. Arts&Ents 20:00
Sun 24 Thriller Live Michael Jackson and Jackson 5 tribute act. He may be gone but his music lives on at The Sands Centre, Carlisle CA1 1JQ www.thesandscentre.co.uk 01228 633766 Tickets £28.50 + booking fee. Arts&Ents 19:30
Sun 24 Ulverston Christmas Dickensian Festival Organised by the festival committee, this annual weekend is super for Christmas Shopping, dressing up, enjoying great food and exhibits from Dickens' hay day. There's fun in the town's cobbled main street and alleys all day and the town centre is packed. The pubs take on a surreal flavour later as you prop up the bar with Ebenezer Scrooge et alia. See www.dickensianfestival.co.uk. Hire a costume from The Drill Hall, Victoria Rd, Ulverston on Tues 22nd 4.30pm - 7.00pm (pre-order from catalogue in 'Pure' boutique on Market Place) or www.victoriancostume.co.uk and join in. Arts&Ents 9:00
Sun 24 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Tue 26 Capercaillie Scottish Gaelic group. Very popular in Cumbria. Insider Tip: Early Bird Price Tickets £26 On the door £28. In the Malt Room at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:30
Wed 27 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Thu 28 A Midsummer Night's Dream & Another Sleepless Night Brewery Youth Arts presents these performances Tickets £14/13/12.50 or £19 with supper. Screened in the theatre at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:30
Thu 28 Matt Schofield This blues singer, songwriter and guitar performer is rated highly by Guitar and Bass Magazine. Insider Tip: Early Bird Price Tickets £15/14/13.50 On the door £17. In the Malt Room at Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:30
Thu 28 John Power There he goes again. Solo acoustic tour for the former The La's bass player and Cast frontman. Enjoy his songs at The Brickyard, Carlisle. 14+ Last entry 10pm, ends 11.00pm Admission £12 www.thebrickyardonline.com Fisher Street, Carlisle, CA3 8RN Tel: 01228 512220 Arts&Ents 19:30
Thu 28 Stan and Mabel Family Concert for age 3+, written by BASCA winner 2012 this promises to be a first-rate classical music experience that can be enjoyed by all. There's a free pack to download to take along www.musicintheround.co.uk. The Old Laundry Theatre, Crag Brow, Bowness LA23 3BX Lecture tickets £4, child £4, Friends of Old Laundry £4 www.oldlaundrytheatre.co.uk Children 13:30
Thu 28 Metamorphoses after Ovid Music from Britten, Schubert and Music in the Round's own associate composer Charlie Piper is performed by Ensemble 360, following a pre-concert discussion. The Old Laundry Theatre, Crag Brow, Bowness LA23 3BX Lecture tickets £22, child £7, Friends of Old Laundry £20 www.oldlaundrytheatre.co.uk Arts&Ents 19:00
Thu 28 Mugenkyo Drummers Taiko drumming features in this performance entitled The Way of the Drum. The Old Laundry Theatre, Crag Brow, Bowness LA23 3BX Lecture tickets £18, child £7, Friends of Old Laundry £16 www.oldlaundrytheatre.co.uk Arts&Ents 20:00
Thu 28 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Fri 29 Dr Feelgood Rythm and blues band with a fan base going back a generation. No seating at this gig to give it an authentic feel(good). At The Forum, Duke St, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1HH. Tickets £16.50 Book online www.theforumbarrow.co.uk or box office 01229 820000 Arts&Ents 20:00
Fri 29 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Sat 30 Spoken Word Performance open mic night at the Warehouse, Kendal, part of Brewery Arts Centre. £5/2 Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE Box Office 01539 725133 www.breweryarts.co.uk @BACkendal facebook.com/thebreweryartscentre Arts&Ents 19:30
Sat 30 Piano and Cello Duet Phillip Sharp (piano) & Oliver Farrant (cello). Programme includes Beethoven, Debussy, Schumann & Rachmaninov. Tickets nb includes glass of wine, please pre-book (essential) as these concerts are justifiably popular. £15 The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Pre-concert evening meal can be reserved at Jumping Jenny restaurant. Tel. 015394 41715 Arts&Ents 19:00
Sat 30 Mega Youth Orchestra Relaxed atmosphere as South Cumbrian Young Players get together to play classical favourites as well as some pop for orchestra. Tickets £4 u21s free, from the venue: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston La12 7LZ. www.corohall.co.uk 01229 588994 Arts&Ents 18:30
Sat 30 Jo Caulfield Better the Devil you know, Why are drunken girlfriends so much fun? Which hotel has the best porn? What constitutes an airtight alibi? asks Jo as she tours with her latest show. Beggar's Theatre, Market Square, Millom, LA18 4HZ Tickets: £12 01229 775677 www.beggarstheatre.co.uk Arts&Ents 20:00
Sat 30 Jade Connolly Live music tends to pack out this remote and atmospheric pub. With log fires, real ales and wild winter seas nearby it's a quirky place that draws people from all over the UK. Tel: 01229 471880 for food, or just turn up. The Queen's Arms, Biggar Village, Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 3YG. Arts&Ents 20:00
Sat 30 That Golden Stain of Time by Don Fitzpatrick An exhibition of photographs inspired by John Ruskin's `The Lamp of Memory` Admission included in House/Garden fee £7.20/4.95, Student £5.70/4.10, Children free. The Brantwood Trust, Coniston, Cumbria, LA21 8AD, enquiries@brantwood.org.uk, Telephone: 015394 41396 www.brantwood.org.uk Closes 4pm. Refreshments? Try Jumping Jenny restaurant in the grounds. Exhibition of work by Jan Fitzpatrick in the Blue Gallery Arts&Ents 10:30
Sat 30 Groove Armada Birthday celebrations in Cumbrian nightclubs don't get bigger than this. The Venue, Unit 7, English Gate Plaza, Carlisle, CA1 1RP brings mighty Groove Armada for a DJ night out to remember. Tickets £25 Tel 07710 603 426 to book yours in advance. Arts&Ents 22:00
Sat 30 Superhero of Slam Mark Mace Smith is the poetry champ from Glasto, R4 and plenty of comps. Here in Cumbria with his Thud Dub hip-hop reggae poetry performance night. Enjoyable audience participation encouraged. The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal Tickets £5 Tel 01539 725133 Arts&Ents 19:30