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 Westmorland Landscape Prize

A brand new exhibition and art prize developed by Rheged that celebrates and interrogates our relationship with the landscape. Selected from over 1000 entries from across the UK the exhibition consists of work by 70 artists. The top prize is £10,000 prize, announced at a special event on 12 September. The exhibition was selected by a panel of eminent individuals from the art world: Cherie Federico, Editor of Aesthetica Magazine; Anne Desmet RA, Artist and Royal Academician; and Hazel Stone,…
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Downton Abbey

Based on the much-loved TV show of the same name and featuring many original cast members, such as Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, and Hugh Bonneville, follow the dramatic lives of the aristocratic Crawley family in this historical feature, not to be missed. Against the stunning backdrop of the English countryside lies the grandiose Crawley household, home to Lord Grantham (Hugh Bonneville), his family, and their tireless servants. There’s all the glamour of the manor house, the expansive estate, and the…
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Available Dates
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Next Date
Tue 17 September 2019
Time
2.30pm
Venue
Screen One

The Run (TBC)

Anupam Sharma’s The Run documents Australian politician Pat Farmer’s 2016 Spirit Of India run - a 4,647km endurance challenge which saw Pat run the equivalent of two marathons a day for two months. Travelling from the nation’s southernmost point to its northern border in support of Australian – Indian relations and educational charities for girls and young women, Sharma’s camera follows the team closely as the challenge unfolds, capturing the relationships, laughs, health scares and frictions as they happen. As…
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Date
Tue 17 September 2019
Time
7.30pm
Venue
Screen Two

Mrs Lowry And Son

Mrs Lowry & Son depicts the relationship between L.S. Lowry, one of Britain’s most iconic artists, and his mother Elizabeth, with whom he lived until her death. Spall plays Lowry and Redgrave his over-bearing mother. The film follows Lowry in the beginnings of his career, as he yearns for his work to be appreciated in London. However, his disdainful mother, Elizabeth actively tries to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions. Elizabeth never fails to voice her opinion…
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Next Date
Fri 20 September 2019
Time
4.30pm
Venue
Screen Two

The Souvenir

Julie (Honor Swinton Byrne) is a young film student struggling to find a firm direction in life when she meets the seemingly unwavering and decisive Anthony (Tom Burke). The two immediately take to one another and an intense romance blossoms between them. However, as the relationship develops it becomes clear that Anthony is not being honest about all aspects of himself and Julie slowly discovers that they could have potentially devastating consequences for them both. One of Britain’s most unique…
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Available Dates
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Next Date
Fri 20 September 2019
Time
7.15pm
Venue
Screen Two

Over 50’s Lifestyle Show

The Over 50’s Lifestyle Show, organised by The Cumberland & Westmorland Herald, returns for a third year in September. The show brings together a range of over 40 selected businesses covering everything from health, travel and crafts to finance and future planning. It gives the opportunity to meet local experts and shop products and services. Although primarily aimed at the Over 50s, the range of products and businesses represented will span the generations and admission is completely free!
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Date
Sat 21 September 2019
Time
10.00am

Toy Story 4

Following on from Toy Story 3, which still holds the record for the highest grossing animated film ever (£73million)– we are heading back to catch up with our old friends Woody (Voice of Tom Hanks) and Buzz (voice of Tim Allen) who are now Bonnie’s beloved toys. When she decides to craft a new toy Forky (Voice of Tony Hale), Woody decides to take it upon himself to show Forky why he should embrace being a toy and this leads…
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Available Dates
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Next Date
Sat 21 September 2019
Time
10.45am
Venue
Screen Two

The Lion King

We're returning back to the African savanna, but as you have never seen it before! The Battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friend Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his. The Lion King is directed by Jon Favreau (The Jungle Book) and includes the incredible vocal talent of Donald Glover as Simba,…
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Date
Sat 21 September 2019
Time
1.30pm
Venue
Screen Two

Time Trial: Cycle To The Cinema

Part of our Cycle to the Cinema programme TIME TRIAL gives us an exhilarating and terrifying place in the race, providing an immersive experience as close to actually competing as you will ever see on film. David Millar, shrouded in darkness, declares an intention to rise again. A sensory ride through the thrill and hardship of professional cycling. We are hurtled off a hillside, details blurring like watercolours. The euphoria and the fatigue, the highs and the lows. It's as…
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Date
Sat 21 September 2019
Time
4.00pm
Venue
Screen Two

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from the writer-director features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.
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Date
Sun 22 September 2019
Time
3.30pm
Venue
Screen Two