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.


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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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Available Dates
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Next Date
Fri 17 August 2018
Time
11.00am
Venue
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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Available Dates
2
Next Date
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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Available Dates
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Next Date
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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Available Dates
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Next Date
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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Available Dates
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Next Date
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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Available Dates
2
Next Date
Thu 23 August 2018
Time
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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Available Dates
7
Next Date
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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Available Dates
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Next Date
Sat 25 August 2018
Time
10.30am
Venue
Theatre Screen