Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show 2018

Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show 2018

Home and Garden Show

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The Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show has quickly established itself as the finest Northern Home and Garden Show of the year, with stands from over 80 exhibitors.

The weekend includes 15 talks and demonstrations from leading regional experts, included in your show ticket. Highlights include ‘Fireworks among the foliage’ with Tom Attwood of Halecat Nursery, Witherslack, ‘Retrofitting a Traditional Home’ with Rod Hughes of 2030 Architects, Penrith, and ‘The Productive Garden’ with Charles Munro, Head Gardener of Forest Side, Grasmere. Click here for the full line up included in your ticket.

Buy your fast track tickets online – skip the main ticket queue – simply show your e-ticket at the main desk when you arrive for your show wristband.

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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 15 different masterclasses over the weekend, which are ticketed separately. Scroll down for the full line up.

Cumbria is well known for its Arts and Crafts heritage, beautiful houses and gardens as well as garden designers with a national reputation. The show celebrates design, craftsmanship and innovation from across the north of England and Southern Scotland.

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Interior designer Maureen Whitemore of Whitemore and Thwaytes and Garden Designer Liz Newport from Buzy Lizzie Garden Design started this show with Rheged in 2014.

They continue to curate the Home & Garden Show to ensure it reflects the best in design and craftsmanship from across the region and beyond and brings together an exciting and complementary range of over 80 exhibitors.

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“We loved the variety of exhibitors and spent a long time talking to owners. We were not short of ideas when we left. As a direct result of the show we bought goods and services from several exhibitors and have been more than happy with the quality and expertise on offer.” Visitor Feedback from 2017 Show. 

The Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show 2018 is sponsored by

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Find out more about our sponsors here.

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Bought your day ticket? Book onto one of our hands on masterclasses below;

DATES
Friday 16 - Sunday 18 March 2018
TIMES AND TICKETS
Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm | Sunday 9am-4pm | Tickets £6 per person | Children under 16 go free | Masterclass tickets £20 per person
Included in your ticket
Access to over 80 stands | Free talks and demonstrations in the lecture theatre | Show catalogue | Free park & ride from Penrith Auction Mart
RHEGED PARK AND RIDE SERVICE
Direct service between PFK Auction Mart and Rheged every 15 minutes on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. First bus leaves the Auction Mart at 8am, last bus leaves Rheged at 6:30pm.
ELSEWHERE IN PENRITH
There's lots happening locally the weekend of the Home and Garden Show! Nearby Dalemain Mansion are hosting their world famous 'The World's Original Marmalade Awards' , and Penrith Town Centre is 'Going Orange' for the weekend with a series of marmalade related events. Why not make a weekend of it! Additional bus services are being provided for these events, more information below. These buses are operated on a first come, first served basis. Please note the last bus times and ensure you are able to return to your original destination!
Orange Express Bus
These buses will operate on a loop, and will stop at Penrith, Rheged Centre, and Dalemain every half hour on Saturday, and every hour on Sunday. First bus leaves Penrith at 9am, last bus leaves Dalemain 4pm
Dalemain Shuttle Bus
This service will provide a direct link between PFK Auction Mart and Dalemain every 15 minutes on Saturday and Sunday. First bus leaves the Auction Mart at 9:30am, last bus leaves Dalemain at 4pm
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‘Slung’

WED 10 JANUARY 2018 - FRI 14 SEPT // Experience an artwork that is a breath of fresh air at Rheged. A signature installation in Lakes Ignite 2018, ‘Slung’ is a huge, vibrant and colourful commissioned artwork by acclaimed artist Michael Shaw. Created from ripstop fabric often used in parachutes and hot air balloons, it is suspended in the heart of Rheged. ‘Slung’ resembles a pair of lungs appearing to breathe the fresh air of the rich open countryside, a…
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The BFG

The BFG

Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. As their friendship grows, Sophie's presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Elizabeth to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all. Book a joint Film & Exhibition ticket and save! We’re accompanying the Roald Dahl's Wondrous World exhibition in our gallery with…
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Mon 16 July 2018
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10.30am
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Theatre Screen
Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2

The epic Incredibles family are back on the big screen this summer! In Incredibles 2, mum, Helen is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while dad, Bob navigates the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life at home with kids, Violet, Dash and baby Jack-Jack—whose superpowers are about to be discovered. Trouble hits when a new villain emerges with a brilliant and dangerous plot that threatens everything. But the Parrs don’t shy away from a challenge, especially with…
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Mon 16 July 2018
Time
10.45am
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Big Screen
Fantastic Mr Fox

Fantastic Mr.Fox

This is the story of Fantastic Mr Fox and his wild-ways of hen heckling, turkey taking and cider sipping, nocturnal, instinctive adventures. He has to put his wild days behind him and do what fathers do best: be responsible. He is too rebellious. He is too wild. He is going to try "just one more raid" on the three nastiest, meanest farmers that are Boggis, Bunce and Bean Book a joint Film & Exhibition ticket and save! We’re accompanying the…
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Mon 16 July 2018
Time
12.45pm
Venue
Theatre Screen
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Romeo & Juliet – The Royal Shakespeare Company

What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate? Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents. The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change, but leads all too quickly to heartbreaking consequences.  
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Wed 18 July 2018
Time
7.00pm
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Big Screen
The Greatest Showman

Vocal Workshop Cumbria – The Greatest Showman

Inspired by the songs from The Greatest Showman, join Vocal Workshops Cumbria for a fun-filled vocal workshop! Each session will cover many aspects of vocal technique followed by learning many of the songs from the popular film. Open to all ages. No experience necessary. www.facebook.com/vocalworkshopscumbria/ Parental supervision required.  
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Mon 23 July 2018
Time
10.00am
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Astral Circus Extravaganza!

Roll up! Roll up! Astral Circus bring their acclaimed Circus Show from the stripy big top to the comfort of Rheged’s  Theatre.  A show for all ages, featuring comedy, aerial acrobatics, fire, balance, juggling and more. So close you could touch (though perhaps best you don't). We promise you will be entertained!  
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Fri 27 July 2018
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11.30am
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Theatre Screen
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Andre Rieu’s 2018 Maastricht Concert

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz, André Rieu performs this years hometown show, with a celebration of love. ‘Amore, My Tribute to Love’, is the renowned violinists tribute to his love of music, and his love for his family and of course for his Johann Strauss Orchestra, who he has performed with for over 30 years. It follows on from the release of his album ‘Amore’ last year, which features his…
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Sat 28 July 2018
Time
7.00pm
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Big Screen
Matilda

Matilda

Matilda Wormwood is an exquisite and intelligent little girl. Unfortunately, Matilda is misunderstood by her family because she is very different from their ways of life. As time passes, she finally starts school that has a kindly teacher, loyal friends and a sadistic principal. After some days of practice, she suddenly turns the tables to stand up to her parents and outwit the principal. We’re accompanying the Roald Dahl's Wondrous World exhibition in our gallery with some of our favourite Roald Dahl…
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Sun 29 July 2018
Time
10.30am
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Theatre Screen
Hotel Transylvania 3

Hotel Transylvania 3

See Hotel Transylvania 3 on our big screen! Our favourite monster family are about to set sail on a luxury monster cruise ship so Drac can take a break from the hotel. It’s smooth sailing for Drac’s Pack as the monsters indulge in all of the shipboard fun the cruise has to offer, from monster volleyball to exotic excursions, and catching up on their moon tans. But the dream vacation turns into a nightmare when Mavis realizes Drac has fallen…
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Fri 03 August 2018
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11.00am
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Big Screen