Cumbria Life Christmas at Rheged 2019

Cumbria Life Christmas at Rheged 2019

Discover an exquisite Christmas shopping experience, in partnership with Cumbria Life magazine.

The show will feature over 50 carefully curated exhibitors championing independent businesses, creatives and makers to showcase the best of the North’s home and gifts, arts and crafts, food and drink, stocking fillers and decorations. The event will celebrate craftsmanship, ethical produce and good design through a diverse range of inspirational and affordable gifts.

The Christmas marketplace will be complemented by a programme of talks and demonstrations, included in your show ticket, and hands on masterclasses led by experts where you can learn a skill or festive craft to enhance your Christmas (charged separately).

Interested in exhibiting? Please contact us at steph.smith@rheged.com

DATES
Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 November
TIMES
10am-5pm (Sat), 10am-4pm (Sun)
DAY TICKET
£5 (including a glass of prosecco and show programme). Accompanied children aged 16 and under, admitted free.
WEEKEND TICKET
£7.50
PARK & RIDE
Free Park & Ride from Penrith Auction Mart, just minutes away.

Needle Felted Christmas Robin with Hanne Crank Designs

During this engaging workshop, you will create your very own beautifully intricate Christmas Robin, ready for the festive season. Using lovely soft wool, you will learn the key techniques of needle felting and top tips to master this joyous craft. The class also includes a needle felting kit to take away and continue making unique creations at home. About Hanne Crank Hanne Crank is a local artist specialising in 3D needle felt art. Originally, from Sheffield, Hanne moved to the…
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Date
Sat 16 November 2019
Time
10.00am
Venue
Ullswater Room

Iridescent Glass Christmas Angel with Hannah Hardill-Jones of Mere Glass

Assemble and decorate your own quirky iridescent glass angel with Designer, Hannah Hardill-Jones at the Mere Glass stand. Your completed angel will then be fired at Hannah's studio and posted to their creators at the start of December, ready to display proudly throughout the festive season. Please note, the class will not include glass cutting, and is suitable for children 5+ with parental supervision. About Hannah Hardill-Jones Contemporary, eye-catching fused glass and silver jewellery in a range of stunning colours…
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Available Dates
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Next Date
Sat 16 November 2019
Time
10.30am
Venue
Rheged

Porcelain Christmas Tree Decorations with Jessica Cooper Ceramics

Make a collection of 8 porcelain hanging decorations, impressed with lace detail, patterns from the natural world and lettering of your choice. Your finished work will be high fired to 1260 degrees and will be ready for collection/posting a few weeks after the class in time to display proudly on your Christmas tree. About Jessica Cooper Jessica Cooper is a potter from Alston, making wheel thrown domestic tableware. Her work explores the narrative of connection, between people and landscapes. She…
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Date
Sat 16 November 2019
Time
12.00pm
Venue
Ullswater Room

Truffle Making & More with Angela Barker of The Chocolate Cottage, Grasmere

In this unique masterclass, Angela will demonstrate her skills as a chocolate maker, and showcase the intricacies to the art of chocolate making. She will also share her insight into the wonderful world of chocolate from its history to the various varieties available. There will then be the opportunity to make an array of beautiful truffles to take home either as a gift or to enjoy as a treat yourself! About Angela and the Chocolate Cottage The award winning, Chocolate…
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Date
Sat 16 November 2019
Time
2.00pm
Venue
Ullswater Room

Build a Festive Gingerbread House with Laura Johnson of Cakes from the Lakes

A fun family workshop on building one of the must have decorations for Christmas – a beautifully decorated Gingerbread House. Mix the dough, and learn the best way to roll and cut it for perfect construction. The team will then demonstrate how to assemble your house, and provide inspiration to decorate it beautifully with festive icing and novelty sweets, ready to display proudly home. About Laura & Cakes from the Lakes Laura in the Lakes Café and Wholesale Bakery, Keswick,…
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Date
Sun 17 November 2019
Time
10.30am
Venue
Ullswater Room

Linocut Christmas Card with Liz Jones Studio

This unique taster session is a great introduction to lino cutting and printing. You will have the opportunity to carve a Christmas design into small lino block and print it onto a Christmas card. You can then take your carved block home, along with full instructions, and continue printing at home ready for the festive season. About Liz Jones Liz Jones is a printmaker based in North Cumbria. Inspired by the rural environment she uses her linocut designs to produce…
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Date
Sun 17 November 2019
Time
12.30pm
Venue
Ullswater Room

Festive Willow Wreaths & Stars with Laura Tuer of Greenwheat Flowers, Penrith

Join Laura to make your own Christmas willow wreath or star to hang on your door or dress the inside of your home ready for the festive season. You will use locally made willow bases and attach natural foliage and beautiful decorations to create your own unique decoration. Laura will share practical guidance and techniques, along with her stories of life as a busy Florist. About Laura Tuer Laura Tuer is the Florist at Greenwheat Flowers and Fika, Brunswick Road,…
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Date
Sun 17 November 2019
Time
2.30pm
Venue
Ullswater Room