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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Christopher Robin

Disney’s Christopher Robin

In the heart-warming live action adventure “Disney’s Christopher Robin,” the young boy who embarked on countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with his band of spirited and lovable stuffed animals, has grown up and lost his way. Now it is up to his childhood friends to venture into our world and help Christopher Robin remember the loving and playful boy who is still inside. Christopher Robin is stuck in a job where he is overworked, underpaid and facing an…
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Fri 17 August 2018
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Big Screen
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Christopher’s Caterpillars with Topsy Turvy Theatre

Christopher Nibble and Posie have been busy growing plants whilst taking care of their six hairy pet caterpillars. But when their crawly comrades disappear, they swap their trowels for magnifying glasses and turn into guinea pig detectives!  Will they crack the case in this bright and beautiful tale of minibeasts and mystery?  
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Fri 17 August 2018
Time
11.30am
Venue
Theatre Screen
Ant Man

Ant Man and the Wasp

From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink: Ant Man and The Wasp. In the aftermath of “Captain America: Civil War,” Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) with an urgent new…
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Fri 17 August 2018
Time
6.00pm
Venue
Big Screen
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Mission Impossible: Fallout

The best intentions often come back to haunt you. Mission: Impossible Fallout finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames) along with some familiar allies (Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Monaghan) in a race against time after a mission gone wrong. Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett, and Vanessa Kirby also join the dynamic cast with filmmaker Christopher McQuarrie returning to the helm.
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Fri 17 August 2018
Time
8.20pm
Venue
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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Sat 18 August 2018
Time
10.30am
Venue
Theatre Screen
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Professor Pumpernickel Live Science Show

Professor Pumpernickel is back with all his favourite scientific demonstrations. Learn about a deadly explosion in a custard powder factory, the brilliant Victorians, see real soundwaves as you hear them and much more.  
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Thu 23 August 2018
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11.30am
Venue
Theatre Screen
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Performing Arts Workshop with Razzamataz Theatre Schools

This exciting workshop for ages 6-11 will include singing, dance and drama. There will be a short presentation at the end for parent/guardians where the children will all get a chance to shine! The perfect way to meet new friends, learn new skills and have fun! No experience required. A minimum of 10 children will have to attend for the workshop to go ahead. 10am-1:30pm (including a 30 minute lunch break - please bring a packed lunch)  
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Date
Fri 24 August 2018
Time
10.00am
Venue
Pennine Gallery
The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman

Back by popular demand. Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya and Michelle Williams.
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Fri 24 August 2018
Time
8.20pm
Venue
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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Sat 25 August 2018
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10.30am
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Theatre Screen