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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Sherlock Gnomes

Sherlock Gnomes

Gnomeo and Juliet are back for an epic adventure! After a string of garden gnome disappearances in London, Gnomeo & Juliet look to legendary detective Sherlock Gnomes to solve the case of their missing friends and family. See the awesome Sherlock Gnomes on Rheged’s huge screen this May half term, wear your best gnome hat (grownups too!) and don’t forget to colour in your favourite gnome at our cool gnome-tivity station.
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Available Dates
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Next Date
Sun 27 May 2018
Time
1.00pm
Venue
Cinema
Claude Monet 600

I, CLAUDE MONET

After premiering in Season 4 of EXHIBITION ON SCREEN, I, Claude Monet is back by popular demand, revealing the heart and soul of arguably the world’s most loved artist. Monet’s life is a gripping tale about a man who, behind his sun-dazzled canvases, suffered from feelings of depression, loneliness, even suicide. However, as his art developed and his love of gardening led to the glories of his Giverny garden, his humour, insight and love of life are revealed. Told through…
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Date
Sun 27 May 2018
Time
2.00pm
Venue
Lecture Theatre
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Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella 12A

Plus Live Q&A with choreographer Matthew Bourne (recorded at Sadler’s Wells, London in 2017) Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War. The internationally acclaimed choreographer’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale has, at its heart, a true war-time romance. A chance meeting results in a magical night for Cinderella and her dashing young RAF pilot, together just long enough to fall in love before being parted by the horrors…
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Date
Sun 27 May 2018
Time
4.00pm
Venue
Cinema
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Black Panther (12A)

Whether it is your first or third time – Black Panther is not to be missed on Rheged’s huge cinema screen. After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king -- and as Black Panther -- gets tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced…
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Available Dates
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Next Date
Sun 27 May 2018
Time
7.15pm
Venue
Cinema
Peter Rabbit film

Peter Rabbit (PG)

Join us for a Peter Rabbit Extravaganza this Spring! The new Peter Rabbit film is coming to our huge cinema from Friday 16 March! Take some time to watch the movie and visit our amazing Peter Rabbit exhibition where you can learn more about Peter Rabbit and the brains behind his creation, Beatrix Potter. Joint exhibition and film ticket with be on sale soon which means you can choose to watch the film at a scheduled time and visit the…
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Peter Rabbit™ Mischief and Mayhem

WED 28 FEBRUARY 2018 – SUN 03 JUNE // Bunnies will be bouncing all over our Gallery, as Cumbria’s most famous literary character Peter Rabbit jumps right off the page in this interactive exhibition about Beatrix Potter’s first creation. This exhibition tells the story of the creation of Peter Rabbit and includes original artworks and manuscripts which are rarely exhibited. It also reveals a fresh insight into the innovative way Beatrix Potter developed Peter Rabbit toys and games. Children can play…
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OPENING TIMES
10am - 5pm
TICKETS
Admission is £3.50 per person. Children aged 2 and under go free.
DATES
Wednesday 28 February 2018 – Sunday 3 June 2018
BOOKINGS
Tickets on the day must be booked in person at the Box Office or on 01768 868000. Online booking for advance tickets only.
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EXHIBITION TICKETS

Tickets on the day must be booked in person at the Box Office or on 01768 868000 - Online booking advance tickets only. Please note that at weekends and school holidays the Gallery can be particularly busy between 11am and 2pm. At busy times it may be necessary to wait a short while before entering the exhibition. Your ticket is valid for the whole day, so you can break up your visit to see a film, or have lunch. Last…
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Next Date
Mon 28 May 2018
Time
10.00am
Venue
The Gallery
Peter Rabbit film

Peter Rabbit Film/Film & Exhibition Tickets

Join us for a Peter Rabbit Extravaganza this Spring with the new Peter Rabbit film, starring James Corden, Domhnall Gleeson and Margot Robbie. Coming to our huge cinema every day from 16 March – 3 June. In this new Peter Rabbit Film, Peter Rabbit and his three sisters -- Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-Tail -- enjoy spending their days in Mr. McGregor's vegetable garden. When one of McGregor's relatives suddenly moves in, he's less than thrilled to discover a family of…
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Available Dates
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Next Date
Mon 28 May 2018
Time
1.00pm
Venue
Cinema
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Edie (12A)

Beautifully shot landscapes and a sincere story which follows Edith Moore (Edie), a bitter, gruff woman in her eighties. In the months following her husband George’s death, Edie’s strained relationship with her daughter Nancy begins to worsen. The question over Edie’s future looms large; while Edie tries hard to convince Nancy she can manage fine by herself, Nancy is making plans for her mother to move to a retirement home. Edie feels like it is the beginning of the end.…
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Available Dates
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Next Date
Mon 28 May 2018
Time
5.00pm
Venue
Cinema