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What's On in the Lake District in May

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Wrestling at Grasmere Sports, an event in the Lake DistrictWestomorland County Show, a traditonal county show in the Lake DistrictShowjumping at Hawkshead Show, a traditional show in the Lake District

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The Armitt Museum, Ambleside

All Month

Beatrix Potter - Image and Reality

If you think that Beatrix Potter was just an author, think again. The truth about this remarkable and highly talented lady is revealed in this exhibition. Told through her own words and images using material bequeathed by Beatrix Potter to the Armitt upon her death in 1943, the exhibition tells the story of her extraordinarily life. For more details, see the Armitt Web site here ...

Blackwell, the Arts and Craft House, Bowness

1st - 18th

Katie Spragg Exhibition

Recognised as one of the country’s finest up-and-coming talents, Royal College of Art graduate, Katie Spragg combines clay with a range of processes including animation, illustration and installation. Her works aim to evoke a sense of wonder about being outside in nature.

The exhibition of ceramics at Blackwell will showcase eight new responses to the Arts and Crafts house and the surrounding landscape, alongside six existing works previously displayed by the Craft Council COLLECT at the Saatchi Gallery, Miami Art Week and the British Ceramic Biennial Award show.

For more information see the Blackwell web site here ....

Lakeland Motor Museum, Backbarrow

5th

Lakeland Classic Car Club

The Lakeland Historic Car Club meet on the first Saturday of every month at the museum and Cafe Ambio. Everyone is welcome to attend whether you're an owner, enthusiast or just keen to see some great examples of some classic local cars. For more information about the Lakeland Motor Museum, click here

Keswick (Various Venues)

10th - 13th May

Jennings Keswick Jazz Festival

A four day celebration of jazz, with a glittering international line up. For details of programme and details of tickets, see the Theatre by the Lake Jazz Festival pages here

Cartmel

Saturday 26th May

Cartmel Races

The first race day of the Spring Bank Holiday meeting features 7 National Hunt races, a fairground and lots of family entertainment. For more information see the Cartmel racecourse web site here ....

Grange over Sands

27th May

Prom Art

The second Prom Art event of the year. Grange over Sands promenade is transformed into an open air art gallery as local artists display and sell their work. For more details, see the prom art web site here ...

Cartmel

Monday 28th May

Cartmel Races

The second race day of the Spring Bank Holiday meeting features 7 National Hunt races, a fairground and lots of family entertainment. For more information see the Cartmel racecourse web site here ....

 

 

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