User Date: Cinema

Cinema

Toy Story 4 (U) 100MINS

21st June 2019 – 22nd September 2019

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip…

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Cinema

Uglydolls (U) 87MINS

14th September 2019 – 22nd September 2019

In the adorably different town of Uglyville, weirdness is celebrated, strangeness is special and…

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From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau’s all-new -The Lion King- journeys to the…

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A feature-length adaptation of the TV show of the same name, following the saga…

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Beloved British artist L.S. Lowry (Timothy Spall) lived all his life with his over-bearing…

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In the sleepy town of Derry, the evil clown Pennywise returns 27 years later…

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A story of enduring love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen….

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When UFC star James Wilks is injured, his desire to heal leads him on…

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Martin Ward is a cove fisherman, without a boat. His brother Steven has re-purposed…

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Cinema

Inna De Yard (12A) 99MINS

29th September 2019 – 1st October 2019

Legendary Jamaican reggae musicians Ken Boothe, Winston McAnuff, Kiddus I, and Cedric Myton collaborate…

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HITSVILLE: THE MAKING OF MOTOWN chronicles the astronomical success and enduring cultural impact of…

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Cinema

Transit (12A) 102MINS

1st October 2019 – 3rd October 2019

As fascism spreads, German refugee Georg (Franz Rogowski) flees to Marseille and assumes the…

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Cinema

Hail Satan? (15) 94MINS

2nd October 2019 – 3rd October 2019

Chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colorful and controversial religious movements…

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Cinema

Ad Astra (12A) 120MINS

4th October 2019 – 10th October 2019

Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system…

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Cinema

Sprinter (15) 114MINS

4th October 2019 – 8th October 2019

SPRINTER tells the story of Akeem Sharp (Dale Elliott), who is set to be…

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Cinema

The kitchen (18) 102MINS

4th October 2019

Based on the Vertigo comic book series from DC Entertainment, the film stars Oscar…

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Cinema

The Farewell (PG) 100MINS

4th October 2019

The film follows a Chinese family who, when they discover their beloved Grandmother has…

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Cinema

The Souvenir (15) 120MINS

6th October 2019 – 8th October 2019

A shy film student begins finding her voice as an artist while navigating a…

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Cinema

Britain on Film: Railways (U) 83MINS

9th October 2019 – 10th October 2019

One of the programmes from our new archive tour, Britain on Film: Railways is a major new…

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Cinema

Joker (15) 122MINS

11th October 2019 – 30th October 2019

“Joker” centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone fictional story…

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Cinema

The Goldfinch (15) 149MINS

11th October 2019 – 17th October 2019

“The Goldfinch” is the film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s globally acclaimed bestseller of the…

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Shaun, a directionless man-child, is a disappointment to his girlfriend, family and friends. But…

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When a mysterious virus ravages humanity, turning people into mindless flesh-eating zombies, a handful…

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After being conjured by a secret Nazi society in 1945, a demon is raised…

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Touko Laaksonen returns home to Finland from the harrowing experiences World War II, but…

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Cinema

LICAF FILM 6: Zombillenium (PG) 78MINS

13th October 2019

In Zombillenium, the Halloween theme park, the monsters are unhappy. Not only are the…

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Wandering a zombie wasteland, matool survives by his wits, animal instinct and an array…

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Cinema

Rojo (15) 113MINS

14th October 2019 – 16th October 2019

In the mid-seventies, a strange man arrives in a quiet provincial city. In a…

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Considered by many as the best British film ever made, we celebrate the 70th…

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Cinema

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (PG) 111MINS

18th October 2019 – 31st October 2019

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind…

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Cinema

Abominable (PG) 92MINS

18th October 2019 – 31st October 2019

When teenage Yi (Chloe Bennet, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) encounters a young Yeti on…

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Cinema

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (U) 87MINS

18th October 2019 – 31st October 2019

When an alien possessing strange powers crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun the Sheep…

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Cinema

Judy (12A) 118MINS

18th October 2019 – 30th October 2019

Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a…

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Cinema

Gemini Man (12A)

25th October 2019

Gemini Man is an innovative action-thriller starring Will Smith as Henry Brogan, an elite…

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Join us for a special All Hallows Eve-Eve screening of Robert Wiene’s classic horror…

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Join us for an evening of short films, lively discussion and networking for local…

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Cinema

The Day Shall Come (15) 88MINS

1st November 2019

An impoverished preacher who brings hope to the Miami projects is offered cash to…

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Cinema

Terminator: Dark Fate (15)

8th November 2019

More than two decades after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Sarah Connor…

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Cinema

Sorry We Missed You (15) 101MINS

15th November 2019

Ricky and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the…

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Cinema

Britain on Film: Coast & Sea (U) 93MINS

20th November 2019 – 21st November 2019

Take a nostalgic promenade to classic British holiday resorts including Weston-super-Mare, Morecambe and Skegness, a…

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Cinema

Frozen 2 (PG) 100MINS

22nd November 2019

Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound…

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Cinema

Britain on Film: Protest! 77MINS

11th December 2019 – 12th December 2019

From a 1910 suffragette demonstration to striking coal miners in the Rhondda Valley, from…

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User Date: Theatre

Welcome to the Caribbean. Where the sun is hot and the living is uneasy.

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There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. I don’t know why she swallowed a fly…
But The People’s Theatre Company do!

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Literature

Lemn Sissay – My Name Is Why

29th September 2019

This is Lemn’s life story: a story of neglect and determination, misfortune and hope, cruelty and triumph.

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“Are we the same person? If not, why not? If so, can either of us bear it?”

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In and Out of Chekhov’s shorts is an exhilarating, fun and accessible romp through some of the best of Chekhov’s short stories

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Lakeland Canoe Club invites you to join us at the Brewery Cinema in Kendal for this special adventure film event.

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Theatre

Dorian

16th October 2019

An inspired contemporary re-telling of Wilde’s Dorian Gray, exploring male vanity, gym culture, masculinity and body dysmorphia.

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Theatre

The Herd Theatre – Slime

22nd October 2019

Being a slug is hard. Everyone thinks you’re disgusting.

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Theatre

Thunder Road – The Body Snatcher

31st October 2019

Watch out! There’s a Snatcher about!

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Since she first rose to the surface of the art scene she’s been creating ripples far and wide

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Theatre

The People Show 130: The Last Straw

4th November 2019

Hurried along by relentless content, stricken by disasters and facing problems varying vastly in scale, how do we know where to focus?

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Theatre

Susie Dent

5th November 2019

Take a journey into the curious, unexpected, and downright surreal origins of the words we use every day.

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Theatre

The Monster & Mary Shelley

9th November 2019

An outlandish trip through the mind of one of literature’s most influential imaginations.

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Half gig, half dance show and half panto! Join the BBC Award Winning team of musicians & dancers for 150% of the very best festive live music, song and dance!

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Theatre

Morgan And West: Unbelievable Science

23rd November 2019

Morgan & West present captivating chemistry, phenomenal physics, and bonkers biology in this fun for all the family science extravaganza!

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Theatre

The Knotted Project: Outside The Igloo

7th December 2019

Join The Knotted Project & Hawk Dance Theatre on our interactive icy adventure for ages 4+ and their families!

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Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet has been hailed as ‘the single most eagerly awaited dance show for 2019’ by The Daily Telegraph.

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Theatre

Christmas Tales With Granddad

20th December 2019 – 28th December 2019

Creating a sense of the fireside in the theatre.

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“I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality” Frida Kahlo

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User Date: Comedy

Comedy

Sofie Hagen: The Bumswing

4th October 2019

Sofie Hagen returns to Kendal with a brand new show direct from the Edinburgh Fringe.  A show about the things you forget, the things you remember, and the things you wish you could forget. But also, there’s a bit about bums.

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Comedy

Jason Byrne: Wrecked But Ready

24th October 2019

Jason Byrne returns with his brand-new show, Wrecked But Ready.

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Comedy

Jack Dee: Off The Telly

1st November 2019

“In these difficult and uncertain times people need hope – a ray of sunshine to brighten their day. And that’s very much where I come in” says Jack.

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Comedy

Daliso Chaponda: Blah Blah Blacklist

6th November 2019

★★★★ ‘Full of sharp one-liners and well-crafted gags…a real talent to look out for’ Metro

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Comedy

Luke Kempner – House Of Faces

7th November 2019

Comedian and Impressionist Luke Kempner hosts an ultimate reality show where no one is off limits.

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Comedy

Comedy Club Pizza Deal – December

6th December 2019

We have a special offer for those with comedy club tickets….for just £7.50 you can enjoy one of our delicious Brewery pizzas, which will be brought to your table ‘takeaway-style’.

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Comedy

Comedy Club – December

6th December 2019

Christmas comedy at the Brewery, enjoy a range of comedians from ‘up’ North.

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Comedy

Andy Parsons: Healing The Nation

13th December 2019

‘Cracking adlibbing…a joke-rich rallying call for a better Britain’ THE GUARDIAN

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One of the Edinburgh Fringe’s most celebrated talents of recent times sets out on his first full national tour.

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The world-renowned clairvoyant, medium and psychic is back!

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Comedy

Rhys James: Snitch

8th February 2020

Mock The Week regular and star of his own BBC Radio 4 series, Rhys James heads out on his first national tour. 

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Comedy

Josie Long: Tender

6th March 2020

Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and very-hard-to-pin-down-indie-underdog-nightmare Josie Long is back with a brand new show after a brief hiatus, during which she had a baby and so on.

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Come and witness the first and possibly final performance of The World’s Greatest Magical Double Act!

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User Date: Art

Art

Herdwick Sheep

5th October 2019

Learn some of the key skills of a sculptor (Pinch, slab & coil) and in the process you will create your very own masterpiece that you can be proud of.

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Art

Lino Print Your Own Postcards

5th October 2019

Make your own set of postcards using linocut, a technique in which a lino block is carved and printed to make a two colour print and a small edition.  

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Art

Upholstery Weekend

12th October 2019

Give that threadbare chair a bit of TLC! This intensive 2-day course will cover reupholstering a drop-in seat or stool following the basics traditional upholstery methods including the correct use of tools and fabric, plus skills such as traditional webbing, stuffing and stitching techniques.

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Art

Etching For All

19th October 2019

Create prints through the exciting processes of etching. Using copper sulphate and aluminium plates, Karen Lester will guide you through the processes of plate preparation, etching, inking and printing.

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Art

Oil Painting From Life

29th October 2019

29 Oct – 3 Dec | 1.00 -3.30 pm | Tutor Catherine MacDiarmid |…

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Art

Paper, Wire And Stitch

31st October 2019

Explore the endless possibilities of paper, wire and stitch! Learn how to colour, paint and wax different papers creating a variety of grounds using inks, dyes and pigments.

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Art

More Watercolour For Beginners

31st October 2019

This course provides the opportunity to further develop your watercolour skills and gain confidence, exploring techniques such as glazing and creating lights and whites.

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Capture the delicate beauty of porcelain in our Christmas workshop where you can make stunning, light enhancing porcelain candleholders. They may be too beautiful to give away as gifts!

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Art

Bind A Book In A Day

7th December 2019

Make a simple, soft-backed books using different bookbinding techniques as well as a hard-backed book to take home for yourself or for a handmade gift just in time for Christmas.

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Art

Elements Of Art

13th January 2020

Immerse yourself in the natural world finding inspiration at the beautiful location of Footprint, Windermere.

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Art

Relief And Intaglio Printmaking

17th September 2019 – 14th January 2020

Explore a variety of techniques, including lino printing, monotype, drypoint etching and collagraph with Brewery tutor artist and printmaker Penny Hunt.

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Art

Experimental Oil Painting

14th January 2020

This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop using oil paint in a more experimental way.

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Art

Porcelain

14th January 2020

This ten-week course is designed to help you gain experience and understanding of working with porcelain clay. The purity and translucent quality of porcelain is matched by its inherent limitations in workability.

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Art

Glazes And Surfaces

14th January 2020

This course opens the door to the wide range of surface treatments available for ceramic work at The Brewery and suggests ways of integrating them into your pieces. The aim is to give you more control over the finish of your work.

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Art

Expressive Mark-making And Abstract Painting

17th September 2019 – 14th January 2020

Explore expressive mark making and develop ways to make interesting and unusual marks. Learn how to use different materials and layer these in exciting ways.

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Art

Life Drawing

15th January 2020

This course will provide an opportunity for people of all abilities, including beginners, to develop drawing direct from a life model.

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Art

Untutored Life Class

18th September 2019 – 15th April 2020

An opportunity for people with some experience to develop drawing and/or painting direct from a life model.

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Art

Book Illustration

15th January 2020

This course will give you the opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of book illustration.

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Art

The Brewery Sewing Bee

18th September 2019 – 15th April 2020

Learn to sew and make garments using patterns that you will draft from your own body measurements.

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Art

Discover Feltmaking

16th January 2020

Discover how to make felt in all its forms. From making vessels and bowls to ‘Nuno’ and needlefelting, you’ll have the opportunity to try a broad range of techniques and develop your skills in this versatile medium.

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Art

Acrylics For Beginners

16th January 2020

Learn how to paint with this exciting flexible medium, focussing on paint handling and mixing colour.

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Art

An Introduction To Screenprinting

16th January 2020

If you have little or no previous screenprinting experience this new course will get you started! You will learn how to screenprint your own design and go through the whole process from the design stage to pulling the squeegee!

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Art

Pottery – 6.30pm – 9.30pm – Thursday

19th September 2019 – 16th January 2020

An introductory course for beginners and returning students who wish to develop their work with an opportunity to try throwing pottery throwing on the wheel and learn hand building skills.

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Art

Developing Portrait Drawing

17th January 2020

Observing from life is the perfect discipline to improve drawing skills. This course will provide an opportunity for people of all abilities, including beginners, to develop their drawing and painting in the skills through the discipline of portraiture.

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Art

Contemporary Portraiture

17th January 2020

This course will provide opportunities for students to develop portraiture, exploring different techniques, processes and methods to capture character and likeness, using both primary and secondary source material.

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Art

Etching For All

25th January 2020

Create prints through the exciting processes of etching. Using copper sulphate and aluminium plates, Karen Lester will guide you through the processes of plate preparation, etching, inking and printing.

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Art

Watercolour Portraits

1st February 2020

This workshop co-insides with Catherine Macdiarmid’s exhibition ‘Personal’, in the Sugar Store Gallery. On it, you will gain an incite into Catherine’s artistic processes while composing your own unique portrait.

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Art

Animal Collagraph Prints

15th February 2020

Collagraph is a technique where prints are made from a collage; marks made on card with added materials which are then inked, wiped and run through a press onto dampened paper.

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Art

More Experimental Oil Painting

25th February 2020

This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop using oil paint in a more experimental way.

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Art

Introduction To Collagraph

26th February 2020

As used by many prominent printmakers today, discover how to create prints using Collagraph printmaking techniques. Making collages on card plates, you will explore the simple processes using wet and dry techniques as well as cutting to create your design.

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Art

More Acrylics For Beginners

27th February 2020

Further develop your acrylic painting skills and gain confidence, exploring techniques and mixing colour effectively.

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Art

Start Drawing

27th February 2020

Develop your observational drawing skills in this introductory course, which takes you through some basic techniques and theories.

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Art

Experimenting With Gesso

29th February 2020

Gesso has a wide application for every water-based media, acrylics, watercolour, gouache and inks.

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Art

Experimental Printmaking

7th March 2020

This unique workshop is led by Theresa Taylor, one of the artists exhibiting in the show ‘Spatiality’ in the Brewery’s Sugar Store Gallery in Spring 2020. You will have the opportunity to create experimental layered prints combining drypoint and monoprint techniques.

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Willow tipis set delightful vertical accents to your garden, whilst being versatile and practical.

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Art

Etching For All

21st March 2020

Create prints through the exciting processes of etching. Using copper sulphate and aluminium plates, Karen Lester will guide you through the processes of plate preparation, etching, inking and printing. Suitable for those new to etching and for those with some experience.

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Spend a relaxing day with Greenhouse Floristry creating beautiful hand-tied flower bouquets, followed by the opportunity to paint your creations guided by artist Annie Turner.

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Art

Seascapes

29th March 2020

Learn different techniques on how to create waves, water, paint, rocks and beaches with local artist Thuline de Cock.

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Art

Portraits In Watercolour

14th April 2020

This course will provide students with the opportunity to practice and develop watercolour skills working direct from a portrait model.

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Art

Pottery – 2pm – 5pm – Tuesday

17th September 2019 – 14th April 2020

An introductory course for beginners and returning students who wish to develop their work with an opportunity to try throwing pottery throwing on the wheel and learn hand building skills. 

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Art

Life Drawing

15th April 2020

This course will provide an opportunity for people of all abilities, including beginners, to develop drawing direct from a life model.

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Art

Watercolour Summer Landscapes

16th April 2020

For those with some experience of watercolour, this short course focuses on techniques and approaches to painting landscapes.

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This course explores further approaches to drawing, encouraging freer looser ways to work using exercises and experimenting with a range of media to create marks; watersoluble drawing materials, chalk, graphite sticks, charcoal and coloured paper.

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Art

Portrait Drawing

17th April 2020

Observing from life is the perfect discipline to improve drawing skills. This course will provide an opportunity for people of all abilities, including beginners, to develop their drawing and painting skills through the discipline of portraiture.

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Art

Developing Portrait Painting

17th April 2020

This course will provide an opportunity for people with some drawing and painting practice to develop their painting skills through the discipline of portraiture.

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Art

Experimenting With Inks

18th April 2020

Combine traditional drawing methods using inks with more experimental approaches to get to grips with this versatile medium.

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Art

Outdoor Sketching

20th April 2020

Sketch outdoors, finding inspiration at the beautiful location of the National Trust’s St Catherine’s Estate near Windermere.

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During this creative one day course, you will learn a number of techniques in order to produce beautiful pieces of art painted on silk.

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User Date: Literature

A night for spoken word artists, novelists, storytellers, comedians and anyone with something to say.

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Literature

Scrutinise

6th April 2019 – 5th October 2019

A brand new spoken word night for Verbalise performers who are developing new material for full-length shows.

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Literature

Verbalise – October 2019

26th October 2019

A night for spoken word artists, novelists, storytellers, comedians and anyone with something to say.

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Literature

Brewery Poets – Nov

22nd November 2019

Doors 7pm | Tickets £5.50 | Warehouse Brewery Poets: Antony Christie, Harriet Fraser, Mark…

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Literature

Verbalise – November 2019

30th November 2019

A night for spoken word artists, novelists, storytellers, comedians and anyone with something to say.

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User Date: Creative Learning

Creative Learning

Elements Of Drawing

Immerse yourself in the natural world finding inspiration at the beautiful location of Footprint, on the National Trust’s St Catherine’s Estate near Windermere. Explore autumnal themes of nature through drawing, developing observational skills.

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We are firm believers that anyone and everyone can dance. We developed our ‘Mature Movers’ class for over 60’s and it is for those who simply enjoy moving to a variety of music

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Creative Learning

Dance Fit

Dance Fit is a fun, aerobic dance class that you can take at your own pace. Develop strength, stamina and overall fitness whilst moving to a variety of music.

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Creative Learning

Sivananda Yoga

Sivananda Yoga, one of the branches of Indian Hatha yoga,is medium paced and suitable for all abilities.

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Creative Learning

Songwriting

26th October 2019

If you have always wanted to put your words (or someone else’s) to music but were not sure how to begin, then this workshop will help you get started.

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Creative Learning

Jewellery Club

16th September 2019 – 20th April 2020

Create your own unique piece in our fully-equipped jewellery space, with a skilled volunteer supervisor present at each session.

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Creative Learning

Bya – Family Pottery – 5-11 Years

31st October 2019

This is a fun and practical course giving you an opportunity to create with clay together

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Creative Learning

Festive Willow Weaving

30th November 2019

Willow Winter Wonders! Give your festive decorations a natural touch this season: Wreaths, stars and hearts, mini willow xmas trees for the table, or gorgeous reindeer – who can resist?

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Creative Learning

Christmas Wreaths

10th December 2019

Take home a beautiful wreath and the know-how to make many more. Includes all your materials and a glass of fizz and nibbles!

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Creative Learning

Advanced Spanish

10th September 2019 – 7th January 2020

You can hold a conversation in Spanish but there are skills that need improving and vocabulary that needs increasing.

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Creative Learning

Spanish For Beginners

10th September 2019 – 7th January 2020

This is an introduction to Spanish for learners who have no prior knowledge of the language, or who have picked up a few Spanish phrases and want to expand on this.

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Creative Learning

Spanish Year 2

11th September 2019 – 8th January 2020

Expand your knowledge to converse more freely in a wider range of topics to suit your interests.

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Creative Learning

Spanish Year 5

12th September 2019 – 9th January 2020

You can hold simple conversations in Spanish but there are skills that need improving and vocabulary that needs increasing.

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Creative Learning

Spanish Year 3

12th September 2019 – 9th January 2020

You can hold simple conversations in Spanish but there are skills that need improving and vocabulary that needs increasing.

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Creative Learning

Landscape Photo Walks

13th January 2020 – 23rd March 2020

This is a chance to explore some of South Lakeland’s superb scenery at a photographer’s pace.

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Creative Learning

Painting Scapes

16th September 2019 – 20th April 2020

Learn how to paint land, sea, tree and city-scapes using acrylic, watercolour and pastel with renowned local artist Thuline de Cock.

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Creative Learning

German Advanced Year 6

16th September 2019 – 20th April 2020

This course develops your confidence in speaking, revises and expands aspects of grammar and vocabulary.

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Creative Learning

French Advanced Conversation

16th September 2019 – 20th April 2020

This course is for advanced students with a very good knowledge of spoken French.

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Creative Learning

German Conversation

16th September 2019 – 20th April 2020

This course focuses on conversational German.

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Creative Learning

Guitar For Improvers

13th January 2020

This course will help develop guitar playing skills such as chord playing, strumming and picking techniques, rhythm reading and improvising.

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Creative Learning

Brewery Community Choir

16th September 2019 – 20th April 2020

Our Brewery Community Choir offers you the chance to enjoy singing in a relaxed and fun environment.

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Creative Learning

Piano For Improvers

14th January 2020 – 14th April 2020

An informal and relaxed course during which you will develop your keyboard skills.

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Creative Learning

Introduction To Dark Room Film Photography – Evening

14th January 2020

Want to learn how to use a film camera? Interested in developing your own prints? On this brand new course, professional photographer Tim Murray will guide you all the way from learning the functions on a film camera and improving your photographic compositions to the printing process and producing your own prints in the Brewery Darkroom.

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Creative Learning

French Year 6

17th September 2019 – 14th April 2020

This course is for those who have already completed 4-5 years’ study, have an ‘O’ -level/ GCSE or can express themselves in the present, past and future tenses.

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Creative Learning

French Advanced

18th September 2019 – 15th April 2020

This course is for students who have studied French for at least 5-6 years, have a rusty A-level or lots of experience of the language. It will be run “tout en français!”

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Creative Learning

French Year 5 – Wednesday

18th September 2019 – 15th April 2020

This course is for students who have studied French for 3-4 years, have a rusty O level/GCSE or some experience of the language.

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Creative Learning

Italian Pre-intermediate

18th September 2019 – 15th April 2020

This class has just completed its second year. If you feel you grasp the basics in terms of verb conjugation in the present tense and passato prossimo, have a basis in everyday vocabulary, can get by at a basic level in everyday situations and wish to build upon all of this, then this course should suit you.

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Creative Learning

Stories Of Art (from Surrealism To Brit Art)

15th January 2020

A relaxed and informal course dedicated to discovering the secrets and stories in 20th-century art and linking how they relate to the present day.

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Creative Learning

Stop Worrying, Start Writing

15th January 2020

This course aims to give you the freedom and confidence to begin writing (or go on writing) whatever it is you really want to write. Suitable for anyone who’s ever had the urge to put pen to paper.

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Creative Learning

Italian Intermediate 1

19th September 2019 – 16th April 2020

If you are at a stage where you would like to extend your knowledge of more idiomatic language, look in greater detail at aspects of grammar and sentence structure, and in doing so revise and clarify some of the basics, this is the course for you.

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Creative Learning

Italian For Beginners

19th September 2019 – 16th April 2020

This course is for absolute beginners or those wishing to start again from scratch.

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Creative Learning

Strum For Fun – Ukulele For Beginners

16th January 2020

Learn to play the ukulele, a fun and accessible instrument. With its small size and soft strings, it is easy to learn a few chords and strumming patterns that will enable you to play many well-known songs for your own pleasure.

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Creative Learning

The Writers Tool Box

17th January 2020 – 17th April 2020

This course will help you explore the writer’s toolbox from simile to suspense with the intention of producing original work of your own.

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Creative Learning

French Year 5 – Friday

20th September 2019 – 17th April 2020

This course is for those who have already completed 5 years’ study, have a rusty 0 level or some experience of the language.

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Creative Learning

French Year 3

20th September 2019 – 17th April 2020

This course is for those who have already completed 2 years’ study, and have some experience of the language.

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Creative Learning

Nuno Feltmaking

8th February 2020

An opportunity to explore the technique of Nuno Felt Making. Fine patterns are drawn with fleece onto a silk chiffon or muslin background, when felted together a subtle, delicate fabric is created.

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Creative Learning

Shibori Indigo Dyeing

22nd February 2020

There is something magical about the combination of Indigo dye and Shibori techniques. In this workshop you will create your own indigo hand dyed fabric by stitching, wrapping and pleating the fabric.

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Creative Learning

Moving On With The Ukulele

27th February 2020

This course is for players with some experience and prior knowledge of chord shapes, strumming and picking patterns (either on ukulele or guitar).

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Creative Learning

Pottery – 6:30pm – 9:30pm – Tuesday

17th September 2019 – 14th April 2020

An introductory course for beginners and returning students who wish to develop their work with an opportunity to try throwing pottery throwing on the wheel and learn hand building skills.

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Creative Learning

Woodland Photography

20th April 2020

Hone your camera skills and capture the beauty of the woodlands on the St Catherine’s estate near Windermere. For those with some basic knowledge of their camera who love being outdoors.

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Creative Learning

Digital Photography For All

20th April 2020

Are you new to digital photography and wandering how to get the most from your camera? Through a mixture of theory, demonstrations, exercises and assignments you will begin to master the controls of your digital camera.

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Creative Learning

Guitar – Play The Songs You Love

20th April 2020

This course aims to help you play your favourite songs by explaining some of the basics that are often not clear when tackling songs downloaded from guitar websites or found in guitar songbooks.

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User Date: Exhibition

Exhibition

Giddy Art

22nd May 2019 – 30th November 2019

Removing representation gave me the freedom to create exciting pieces that tell a story.

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Exhibition

Personal

9th August 2019 – 28th September 2019

This body of work brings together three themes explored through the mediums of oil, watercolour and charcoal.

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User Date: Festivals

Festivals

Kendal Mountain Festival

14th November 2019 – 17th November 2019

Kendal Mountain Festival is a true global adventure gathering and a premier adventure film & speaker festival.

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Festivals

Craft Market Kendal

29th November 2019 – 1st December 2019

Once again Kendal hosts the prestigious Christmas Craft market at the Brewery Arts Centre over the weekend of 29th Nov to 1st Dec 2019

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User Date: Live Broadcasts

Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

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Live Broadcasts

Margaret Atwood: Live In Cinemas (12A)

8th October 2019

The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, is revealed.

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User Date: Music

Music

Ralph Mctell

  • Thu 19:30

One of the great storytellers, Ralph McTell, is now celebrating more than 50 years on the road.

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Have your tickets ready for an uplifting journey filled with funk, soul, disco and Motown classics.

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Yawn is Bill Ryder-Jones’ fourth album, rewarding the listeners’ attention with motifs and melodies that play hide and seek but never fail to deliver.

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Music

David Ford

17th October 2019

For the first time in twenty years, there is nobody trying to make him famous.

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Music

Dub Pistols

18th October 2019

The Dub Pistols are a riotous collision of drum & bass, hip-hop, ska, dub and punk.

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Music

Peatbog Faeries

19th October 2019

“Nothing prepares you for the high octane music of the Peatbog Faeries. Powerful melodies are dextrously pumped out with a smart degree of techno attitude, while cross-rhythms ricochet over a heavy bass that hits you forcefully like a massive heartbeat.” The Scotsman

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Music

Nine Below Zero

25th October 2019

“Are We There Yet?” 40th Anniversary Tour

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Music

Lucy Spraggan Plus Special Guests

31st October 2019

Lucy Spraggan is in a good place and wants to share it with you. She is happy in love, life and music: three things that are reflected in the anthemic, upbeat, and infectious sound of her new album.

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Music

Talisk

1st November 2019

“The musicianship is phenomenal, the enthusiasm infectious – Folk Radio UK

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Music

Kim Richey

9th November 2019

“It’s a lot easier to say something in a song than in a conversation,” said Kim Richey.

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Music

Idlewild

19th November 2019

Idlewild’s marriage of punk rock, poetry and Highland spirit saw them grow from a raucous cult curiosity into chart-bothering national treasures.

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Music

Lee ‘scratch’ Perry

23rd November 2019

Regarded with awe throughout the music world, Lee “Scratch” Perry holds status as one of the most enduring and original reggae producers and artists of all time.

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Music

Fat White Family

24th November 2019

“Anyone with a nose for genuine rock’n’roll already knows that Fat White Family are plainly the most exciting, influential and talked-about band to come out of this country in the last few years,” declared Domino boss Laurence Bell in December 2016.

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Music

Seth Lakeman Plus Special Guests

4th December 2019

Seth returns in 2019 to touring and festival dates with some solows and with his brilliant new four-piece band featuring long-time collaborator Ben Nicholls (upright and electric bass), plus new boys Kit Hawes (electric and acoustic guitar) and Evan Jenkins (drums).

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Music

Natacha Atlas

5th December 2019

Natacha Atlas is an internationally-acclaimed artist with one of the world’s most distinctive voices.

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Music

Showaddywaddy

7th December 2019

One of the finest rock & roll bands of the 1970s, Showaddywaddy also proved to be one of the most successful and enduring.

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Music

Big Country

12th December 2019

Part of their European tour 2019 Big Country are performing at the Brewery.

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Music

Fleetwood Bac

13th December 2019

The world’s first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself, the only Mac tribute to authentically replicate the classic ‘Rumours’ line-up

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The undisputed kings of musical comedy The Lancashire Hotpots are back to bring you another non-stop night of madcap music and laughs!

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Music

Turin Brakes Acoustic

17th January 2020

The estimable London 4-piece release their eighth studio album through Cooking Vinyl on January 26th 2018, followed by a UK & European tour.

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Music

The Springsteen Sessions

24th January 2020

The band are delighted to be coming back to Kendal again, and your enjoyment is guaranteed – you will go away breathless, excited, exhausted from singing along … but craving more !!

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Music

Robyn Hitchcock

25th January 2020

“Witty, moving and seriously catchy, Robyn Hitchcock is a glorious return for a man who wasn’t really gone in the first place.”

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Music

The Blues Band

14th February 2020

Britain’s finest, most skilled practitioners in the art of the blues. The Blues Band.

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Folk music’s legendary triumvirate of musical magpies Mike McGoldrick, John Doyle and John McCusker are out on the road again in 2020

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Music

Benjamin Frances Leftwich

14th March 2020

Benjamin Francis Leftwich announces his intimate UK tour for February and March 2020, which will see him play in venues he hasn’t before around the country. 

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Music

Tommy Fleming

8th April 2020

For almost 30 years, Tommy Fleming has been honing his craft and entertaining the masses with his extraordinary talent

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Music

The Skids

20th November 2020

Skids are a Scottish punk rock and new wave band, formed in Dunfermline, Fife.

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User Date: Stage on Screen

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, at the cinema!

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This exciting Metallica gig with S&M2 will be screened in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the S&M concerts and album release!

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Stage on Screen

Royal Opera House – Don Giovanni

14th October 2019

Sexual intrigue, jealousy, wit, anger… and retribution!

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A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play.

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Stage on Screen

Royal Opera House – Don Pasquale

28th October 2019

Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel heads the cast for this new production of Donizetti’s comedy of domestic drama across two generations.

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Stage on Screen

Exhibition On Screen – Leonardo: The Works

29th October 2019

Leonardo da Vinci is acclaimed as the world’s favourite artist.

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From The Royal Ballet’s classical origins in the works of Marius Petipa, to the home-grown choreographers who put British ballet on the world stage, this mixed programme highlights the versatility of the Company.

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Stage on Screen

National Theatre Live – Hansard (encore Screening)

21st November 2019

Don’t miss this witty and devastating portrait of the governing class.

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Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter.

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Stage on Screen

Royal Opera House – Coppelia

10th December 2019

A classic returns to The Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppélia – a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls.

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Stage on Screen

Royal Opera House – The Nutcracker (recorded 2016)

17th December 2019

The Royal Ballet’s glorious production of The Nutcracker, created by Peter Wright in 1984, is the production par excellence of an all-time ballet favourite.

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One of the most celebrated painters of our time, Lucian Freud is also one of very few 20th-century artists who portrayed themselves with such consistency.

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Stage on Screen

Royal Opera House – The Sleeping Beauty

16th January 2020

This production of The Sleeping Beauty has been delighting audiences in Covent Garden since 1946. A classic of Russian ballet, it established The Royal Ballet both in its new home after World War II and as a world-class company.

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Stage on Screen

Royal Opera House – La Boheme

29th January 2020

Puccini’s opera of young love in 19th-century Paris is packed with beautiful music, including lyrical arias, celebratory choruses for Act II’s evocation of Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter and a poignant final scene over which the composer himself wept.

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Stage on Screen

Royal Opera House – The Dante Project

28th May 2020

Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations of light.

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Stage on Screen

Royal Opera House – Elektra

18th June 2020

Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award-winning director Christof Loy.

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User Date: Workshops & Classes

Workshops & Classes

Bya – Byt 11-14

Your chance to explore who you are and the world around you through drama. Learn lots of new skills and technique including vocal and physical work, improvisation, characterisation and performance skills.

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This class is for older boys with some experience, or a real interest, in developing their skills and widening their knowledge of dance.

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Workshops & Classes

Bya – Byd 15+

This class explores contemporary dance, creative dance, choreography, technique and performance. This class is perfect for dancers looking to widen their knowledge and experience of dance.

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If you are interested in creating and producing your own work, whether it’s writing, acting, music, filmmaking, design or any creative platform in which you want to have your voice heard then come and get involved with BFC

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Workshops & Classes

Bya – Baby Dance

Come along and join us at our ‘moving and grooving, wriggling and giggling’ class for 18 months – 4 years and their parent/carers

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A fun session for young people aged 7-11 who love to act, explore & use their imaginations

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This group is for anyone who has always wanted to have a go making a film but not sure where to start.

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Fun and creative classes, where you and your friends are at the heart of the work you create. Lots of performance opportunities!

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Workshops & Classes

Bya – Byt 15+

For young people who are a bit more serious about their theatre and prepared to be really committed to productions and developing skills and technique, whilst still having a lot of fun

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For more advanced filmmakers who have some experience and want to enhance their skills and learn lots of new techniques in a fun and supportive environment

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User Date: Youth Learning

Youth Learning

Bya – Byd 11-14

Exciting and fun classes to develop contemporary dance skills alongside other dance styles, with a focus on creativity and performance

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Youth Learning

Bya Sticky Fingers 2-4 Yrs

17th September 2019 – 29th October 2019

An inspiring art class for children in home education. Express your creativity and imagination in lots of different art forms.

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