Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show 2020

Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show 2020

Friday 13 – Sunday 15 March 2020
Friday & Saturday 9am – 5pm | Sunday 9am – 4pm

Cumbria is well known for its Arts and Crafts heritage, beautiful houses and gardens, as well as designers and makers with a national reputation. The Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show at Rheged brings together an exciting and complementary range of exhibitors showcasing the very best in design, craftsmanship and innovation from across the North, carefully curated by Interior Designer, Maureen Whitemore, of Whitemore & Thwaytes Interiors and Garden Designer Liz Newport, of Buzy Lizzie Garden Design.

The show has established itself as the finest Northern Home & Garden event of the year. With stands from over 100 inspirational exhibitors across five exhibition halls, the show is complemented by a programme of 14 talks and demonstrations as below from leading experts, all included in your ticket.

Friday 13 March more info>>
11am – ‘Locks and Latches: Design-led Home Security’ with Michael Hunt of More Handles
12pm – ‘Paving the way to a successful garden design’ with Phil Newport from Wildroof Landscapes
1pm – ‘Home Build Question Time’ in support of the Housing Hub
2pm – ‘Alpine Curation, Collection and Cultivation at Edinburgh Botanic Gardens’ with John Mitchell of Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh

Saturday 14 March more info>>
11am – ‘Camassia – Stars In Your Garden’ with Stella Exley of Hare Spring Cottage Plants
12pm – ‘The Art of Restoration: 40 years of Restoration and Conservation’ with Jeremy Hall of Peter Hall & Son
1pm – ‘Flawless Finishes: Top Tips for Decorating Challenges’ with Frank Holmes of Frank Holmes Ltd Painting and Decorating
2pm – ‘Gardeners’ Question Time’ chaired by Eric Robson
3pm – ‘Identifying your Interiors Style’ with Amelia Wilson of Amelia Wilson Interiors

Sunday 15 March more info>>
11am – ‘Sowing the Seeds of Organic Gardening’ with Chris Collins of Ryton Organic Gardens
12pm – ‘Beautiful Bathrooms: Achieving your Vision’ with Kerrie Ellison of Alexander & Sancto
1pm – ‘Functionality with Personality: Interior Design for your Home’ with Maureen Whitemore of Whitemore & Thwaytes Interiors, Penrith
2pm – ‘Gorgeous Gardens and Delightful Designs’ with Lyn Brunetti, Louise Stoddart and Shelagh Todd of Newton Rigg College’s Horticultural Team, Penrith


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For those who want to get more in-depth knowledge or hands-on experience, a selection of the North’s best makers and designers are running a series of 12 different masterclasses over the weekend, which are ticketed separately. Spaces on these masterclasses book up quickly so book now to secure your place.  Available for show ticket holders only. Our experts are leading these classes at a special show price to support the show. See the full programme and book your Masterclass tickets below.

if you book by Thursday 12 March
Book online or in person
Friday, Saturday and Sunday (limited number available)
VIP Tickets £25
Includes access to the show on Friday or Saturday, Priority On-Site Parking, Exclusive Drinks Reception and 2 Course Dinner, Film Screening in our Cinema of ‘A Little Chaos’ (12a) Book here
Access to over 100 stands | Free talks and demonstrations in the lecture theatre | Show catalogue | Free park & ride from Penrith Auction Mart
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