Talks and Workshops

Talks and Workshops

Talks and Workshops

The artists, craftspeople, writers and filmmakers we work with have fascinating stories and expert skills to share. Many are local to us, with a deep understanding of their subject and a gift for communicating it. In our talks and events, they are able to reveal more about the creative process.

Our workshops are based on our creative programme, or on seasonal events. They’re taught by skilled makers who are enthusiastic about sharing the traditional and contemporary techniques that shape their work.


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BLOCK PRINTING WORKSHOPS

Decorate your own tea towels and tote bags using one of the world's oldest methods of printing. Block printing originated in China and is popular throughout East Asia. Wooden blocks are hand carved using traditional methods, perfect for making unique images and designs on textiles and paper. Our block printing workshops give you the opportunity to try this ancient printing technique. You'll learn about the blocks and colours before having a go at creating your own masterpiece! Block printing is…
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Available Dates
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Next Available Date
Thu 17 August 2017
Time
10.00am
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Wainwright Memorial Lecture – Clive Hutchby

Join speaker Clive Hutchby at the 15th Wainwright Memorial Lecture. Clive, author of The Wainwright Companion, has been walking in Alfred Wainwright's footsteps whilst revising Wainwright's Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells. Books One, Two and Three (The Eastern Fells, The Far Eastern Fells and The Central Fells) have already been published, with Book Four: The Southern Fells, due to be published before Easter 2017. Clive will be undertaking the research for Book Five: The Northern Fells during 2017. Clive…
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Date
Sat 07 October 2017
Time
6.00pm
Venue
Cinema
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Terry Abraham and Alan Hinkes OBE Film Screening

ALAN HINKES OBE - The first Briton to climb the world’s highest mountains Critically acclaimed and award-winning filmmaker Terry Abraham and producer of the BBC hit 'Life of a Mountain: Scafell Pike' and 'Life of a Mountain: Blencathra' premiere's his latest project - the biopic of Alan Hinkes OBE. Hinkes is the first and only British mountaineer to summit all 14 of the world’s highest mountains, each over 8,000 metres. Terry will introduce the film and take part in a Q & A at the end of…
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Available Dates
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Next Date
Sat 14 October 2017
Time
7.30pm
Venue
Cinema