Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show 2018 – Free talks

*Included in your Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show day ticket is a programme of free talks. See what’s on when below.

Please note that Friday show tickets give you entry to the Friday talks, Saturday show tickets to the Saturday talks and Sunday tickets to the Sunday talks.


The Little Stranger

The Little Stranger (12A)

The Little Stranger tells the story of Dr. Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants - mother, son and daughter - are haunted by something…
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Available Dates
3
Next Date
Mon 15 October 2018
Time
2.00pm
Venue
Big Screen
W 6x6

The Wife

Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) has spent forty years sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to support her charismatic husband Joe (Jonathan Pryce) and his stellar literary career. Ignoring infidelities and excuses made in the cause of his art, she has put up with his behaviour with undiminished grace and humour. The foundations of their marriage have, however, been built upon a set of uneven compromises and Joan has reached a turning point. On the eve of Joe’s Nobel Prize…
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Available Dates
4
Next Date
Mon 15 October 2018
Time
6.00pm
Venue
Big Screen
The Royal Ballet Live: Mayerling

The Royal Ballet Live: Mayerling

Mayerling is a classic of the Royal Ballet repertory, with its emotional depth, haunting imagery, and one of the most demanding roles ever created for a male dancer. Kenneth MacMillan choreographed a complex work around the psychologically tormented heir to the Habsburg Empire, Crown Prince Rudolf. From the ballet’s start, the glamour of the Austro-Hungarian court is contrasted with undercurrents of sexual and political intrigue that drive the story to its violent climax in a double suicide. The large cast…
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Available Dates
2
Next Date
Mon 15 October 2018
Time
7.15pm
Venue
Big Screen
P 6x6

The Predator

  From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black’s explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a young boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race. Screen schedule…
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Available Dates
4
Next Date
Mon 15 October 2018
Time
8.00pm
Venue
Big Screen
Woman's Hour Craft Prize

Woman’s Hour Craft Prize

Friday 14 September -  28 October 2018. Showcasing the most innovative and exciting craft practice in the UK today, the Woman’s Hour Craft Prize exhibition from the V&A marks the 70th anniversary of BBC Woman’s Hour. A collaboration between the V&A, BBC Radio 4 and the Crafts Council, this is the most comprehensive prize of its kind. Ceramicist Phoebe Cummings was named the winner on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour broadcast live from the V&A on 8 November 2017. She…
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The Little Stranger

Parent & Baby: The Little Stranger (12A)

The Little Stranger tells the story of Dr. Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants - mother, son and daughter - are haunted by something…
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Date
Thu 18 October 2018
Time
2.00pm
Venue
Big Screen
F 6x6

Smallfoot

An animated adventure for all ages, with original music and an all-star cast, “Smallfoot” turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when a bright young Yeti finds something he thought didn’t exist—a human. News of this “smallfoot” brings him fame and a chance with the girl of his dreams. It also throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village, in a rollicking story about friendship, courage…
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Available Dates
16
Next Date
Fri 19 October 2018
Time
11.00am
Venue
Big Screen
Untitled design (98)

Hocus Pocus

After moving to Salem, teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.
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Available Dates
9
Next Date
Fri 19 October 2018
Time
1.30pm
Venue
Theatre Screen
V 6x6

Venom

Journalist Eddie Brock is trying to take down Carlton Drake, the notorious and brilliant founder of the Life Foundation. While investigating one of Drake's experiments, Eddie's body merges with the alien Venom -- leaving him with superhuman strength and power. Twisted, dark and fuelled by rage, Venom tries to control the new and dangerous abilities that Eddie finds so intoxicating. Starring Tom Hardy. Enjoy 15% off food from our Main Café menu with a gallery, cinema or family theatre ticket.…
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Available Dates
10
Next Date
Fri 19 October 2018
Time
4.30pm
Venue
Theatre Screen
Dracula and Frankenstein Live Theatre

Dracula & Frankenstein Live Theatre

Something unique is coming to the Rheged Theatre this October - Are you brave enough to experience this truly terrifying stage adaptation of two classic stories,  re-told live on stage in what has been described as "the most chilling horror play on any stage." Act 1 tells the story of Frankenstein and the creation of his monster, Act 2 the tale of Dracula and his story untold. Two separate plays that strangely connect throughout the narrative, weaving through time before revealing the horrific truth at the end!…
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Date
Mon 22 October 2018
Time
7.00pm
Venue
Theatre Screen