We shall be reflecting on and sharing our experience of an extended Experiment in retreat over the whole weekend. A simple art technique will enable us to physically process both our experience in Experiment and resonances from Swarthmoor Hall’s Quaker heritage and peaceful gardens. We shall then reflect further on the emergence of deeper meanings in the work we produce and share together. No previous art experience is required: materials, assistance and support will be provided. Book via Swarthmoor Hall Office I £333 ensuite I £318 standard Info & bookings: http://www.swarthmoorhall.co.uk/media/Swarthmoor-Hall-booking-form-2017.pdf
This summer sees the return of the Beatrix Potter Musical Adventure. Inspired by the world-famous stories, this unique stage show brings to life Beatrix Potter’s favourite characters in a not-to-be missed visual spectacular. Playing up to 3 times a day from 10th June – 3rd Sept 2017 in the Old Laundry Theatre within the World of Beatrix Potter. Ticket prices: Adults £10, Children £8, Family £33. Meet Peter Rabbit ticket packages and joint show + Attraction tickets available Showings begin at 11:00am and 14:30pm
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain: Thursday 29 June: 7.30pm: £25 The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is a group of all-singing, all-strumming Ukulele players, using instruments bought with loose change, which believes that all genres of music are available for reinterpretation, as long as they are played on the Ukulele. A concert by the Ukulele Orchestra is a funny, virtuosic, twanging, awesome, foot-stomping obituary of rock-n-roll and melodious light entertainment featuring only the “bonsai guitar” and a menagerie of voices in a collision of post-punk performance and toe-tapping oldies. There are no drums, pianos, backing tracks or banjos, no
Music legend Tom Jones is bringing his sensational show to Cartmel Racecourse this summer. Sir Tom will play live on Friday June 30 for what promises to be a night to remember as he performs hits from an incredible career spanning six decades. Tickets for the show – which follows a day of racing at the stunning Cumbrian racecourse.
The 110km Ultimate Trails Challenge is a testing 110km ultra marathon course through some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in the Lake District. The tough, challenging course is worth 5 UTMB entry credit points and will certainly live up to it’s billing as the most picturesque ultra marathon in the UK. The 110km route also includes 6 mountain passes, 5 lakes, 14,000 ft ascent/descent along with 10 memorable feed stations.
The 55km Ultimate Trails Challenge, utilises much of the final half of the 110km course, and is worth 3 UTMB entry credit point, for those wanting a shorter ultra marathon option.
Jack Dean in association with Little Mighty Presents: Horace and the Yeti: Saturday 1 July: 11am Horace and the Yeti is a Children & Family Puppet Theatre Show Intrepid Victorian adventurer Horace is out hunting Yeti! He’s trekking across the Himalayas, hoping to find one of the legendary Abominable Snowmen. Then he can stuff it, take it back for the Queen and become famous. But things change when Horace actually meets the Yeti, who turns out to be far from Abominable. Together they head off on a journey through the valley of Shangri-La, where mythical beasts live hidden from humanity.