Browsing the "Arts & Culture" Category

Bold as brass

December 8th, 2016 | by Cumbria Life

Faye Lewis (alto sax, Ulverston), Emma Howarth (tenor sax, Ulverston), Victoria Heard (soprano sax, Barrow) and Justine Blackburn (baritone sax,


Sound and vision

December 8th, 2016 | by Cumbria Life

A groundbreaking £2 million music centre has opened at Penrith designed to be used by thousands of adults and children


Boxing Day

December 8th, 2016 | by Cumbria Life

Humour, spirituality and the ability to capture the essence of an era or a person mark out the work of


Fruitful pursuits

April 20th, 2016 | by Cumbria Life

The Co-Op’s Got Bananas!, the newly-published book by author, journalist and Cumbria Life columnist Hunter Davies is a memoir of


Jess hits a high note

April 20th, 2016 | by Cumbria Life

Ulverston saxophonist Jess Gillam, 17, reaches BBC Young Musician semi-final, becoming the first sax player in the history of the


Precious moments

April 20th, 2016 | by Cumbria Life

Nancye Church is a jeweller who makes contemporary pieces in silver and other precious metal and has a workshop and


Full house

April 20th, 2016 | by Cumbria Life

Go Herdwick spotters have been out in force with the first fan finding and photographing all 60 sheep. The Go


My life in…

March 29th, 2016 | by Cumbria Life

Meet Maryport-based poet Tom Pickard, who has written award-winning plays and TV and radio documentaries and whose new poetry collection


Shaping sheep

March 29th, 2016 | by Cumbria Life

Meet the puppetry director and designer for the stage play of The Shepherd’s Life at Theatre by the Lake in


The Herdwicks are here

March 29th, 2016 | by Cumbria Life

Sixty decorated ewes are unveiled as the Go Herdwick trail goes live through the Lake District to help raise £1.3



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