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.


'Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art'

Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art

‘Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art’ from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, explores how comic books are created by giving visitors the opportunity to explore each step in the creative process. Through Character, Setting, Plot, Style and Special Powers, comic book fans of all ages will be immersed in the in the stimulating and imaginative world of children’s comics, surrounded by interactive activities, playful props and unique, original materials. See Desperate Dan and Dennis the Menace as…
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Dates
Friday 15 February - Monday 22 April 2019
Opening times
10am-5pm every day
Tickets
£3.50, children aged 4 and under go free
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BOOK TICKETS – Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art

"Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art" from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books, explores how comic books are created by giving visitors the opportunity to explore each step in the creative process. Through Character, Setting, Plot, Style and Special Powers, comic book fans of all ages will be immersed in the in the stimulating and imaginative world of children’s comics, surrounded by interactive activities, playful props and unique, original materials. See Desperate Dan and Dennis the Menace as…
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Available Dates
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Next Date
Sat 20 April 2019
Time
10.00am
Venue
The Gallery
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Peppa Pig: Festival Of Fun

Get ready for Peppa’s biggest celebration yet when the muddiest ever festival comes to cinema screens in 2019 to celebrate 15 years of Peppa Pig! Little piggies can look forward to 10 brand new episodes including a 2-part festival special, as well as exclusive new interactive entertainment featuring little ones singing and playing along with their favourite onscreen characters! Join the party with Peppa and George in their brand new adventures as they dance in the mud at a children’s…
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Available Dates
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Next Date
Sat 20 April 2019
Time
10.30am
Venue
Screen Two
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Peter Pan Pantomime with Gary Starr Pantomimes

Gary Starr Pantomimes in association with Rheged Theatre return this Easter with a brand new Pantomime Production of the classic Story Peter Pan. A tale of wonder and magic, laughter and swashbuckling adventure! Join Peter on his adventures in Neverland as he tries to outwit the villainous Captain Hook. With all your favourite characters, including Tink, Smee, Wendy and of course everyone’s favourite Villain Hook. With plenty of song, dance and comedy this show is suitable for children of all…
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Available Dates
2
Next Date
Sat 20 April 2019
Time
11.30am
Venue
Screen Two
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Dumbo

From the mind of iconic filmmaker Tim Burton (Edward Scissorhands) comes the re-imagining of Dumbo – one of Walt Disney’s most Classic stories. You thought you’d seen just about everything, when you first saw an elephant fly…But that was just the beginning Dumbo's all-star cast includes Colin Farrell (In Bruges), Michael Keaton (Birdman), Danny DeVito (Batman Returns) and Eva Green (Casino Royale).
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Available Dates
10
Next Date
Sat 20 April 2019
Time
1.30pm
Venue
Screen Two
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The White Crow

Young Rudolf Nureyev becomes a top ballet dancer in Russia, but a life-changing visit to Paris soon makes him seek asylum in France.
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Available Dates
5
Next Date
Sat 20 April 2019
Time
5.00pm
Venue
Screen One
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At Eternity’s Gate

Famed but tormented artist Vincent van Gogh spends his final years in Arles, France, painting masterworks of the natural world that surrounds him.
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Available Dates
6
Next Date
Sat 20 April 2019
Time
7.30pm
Venue
Screen Two
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Fisherman’s Friends

A fast-living, cynical London music executive heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he’s pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen (led by James Purefoy). He becomes the ultimate ‘fish out of water’ as he struggles to gain the respect or enthusiasm of the unlikely boy band and their families (including Tuppence Middleton) who value friendship and community over fame and fortune. As he’s drawn deeper into…
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Available Dates
6
Next Date
Sat 20 April 2019
Time
7.45pm
Venue
Screen Two
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Exhibition on Screen: Rembrandt

From the National Gallery, London and Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Directed by Kat Mansoor Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given privileged access to both galleries the film documents this landmark exhibition, whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story, with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. Exploring many of the exhibition’s key works, through contributions from specially invited guests including curators and leading art historians,…
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Date
Sun 21 April 2019
Time
2.00pm
Venue
Screen Two
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Avengers: Infinity War

Catch up on Avengers: Infinity War, before watching Endgame on our GIANT screen at midnight! As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers…
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Date
Wed 24 April 2019
Time
9.00pm
Venue
Screen One