Outdoor Theatre by Illyria

Outdoor theatre in Brantwood’s lakeside meadow.   Tuesday 25th July 2017 “A Comedy of Errors” by William Shakespeare.  Performed by Illyria   Tuesday 22nd…

Adult Price: £11.50

Child Price: £8.50

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Family Trail

Follow a fun trail around Brantwood’s woodland estate to find hidden garden and woodland creatures. Learn about how they live and their habitats.  Available…

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Guided Garden Walks

Explore Brantwood’s fascinating and extensive estate with one of our very knowledgeable guides. Easter to October: every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 2.15pm. No…

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Winter Craft Fair

Saturday 11th November 2017 10:30 AM - Sunday 12th November 2017 4:00 PM

Our Winter Craft Fair is a very special event when Brantwood’s historic rooms are full of crafts people selling and demonstrating the best skills from…

Adult Price: £2.00

Child Price: £Free

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The Power of the Hills: John Ruskin and Mountains

7th December - 24th April 2017

No  single feature of the earth excited more feeling in Ruskin than the hills.  No single aspect of nature inspired his brush more consistently…

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‘Rocks and Roots and Ravens’: Rugs by Jane Exley

15th October - 5th March 2017

NOW ON SHOW UNTIL 5TH MARCH 2017   An  exhibition of rugs which have been especially designed for this exhibition, with inspiration taken from…

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Glass Fusing for Beginners with Diane Rowlinson


This one day workshop will give you a basic understanding of glass fusing, the issues of compatibility, available kilns, slumping & moulds etc. You…


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Flowers at Brantwood: Watercolour Workshop with Sally Bamber


  Due to popular demand for this course in 2016, we will be running it again in 2017 – Friday 7th July – bookings available…


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Midsummer Poetry Course with Pippa Little & Geraldine Green


  Join us at Brantwood Coniston, former home of John Ruskin, for poetry, good food, views and company. The course will run from 2pm…


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Course Dates for 2017


Brantwood is again holding a range of courses throughout 2017 to suit all tastes and abilities, all from our stunning Lake District location in…


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October Writers’ Retreat with Graham Mort and Geraldine Green


Brantwood, Coniston, Cumbria, former home of John Ruskin is the perfect place whether you have a writing project you’re working on or just need time…


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Life Drawing with Sally Bamber


  A one-day practical, hands-on, life drawing workshop with artist Sally Bamber. Your day will start with a  welcome, introductions and an outline of…


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Illuminated Lettering Workshop with Patrick Corbett


Examples of Illuminated Lettering and Celtic Design attract attention and admiration but often appear too complex and difficult to produce. However, with careful instruction…


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Graphite and Watercolour Art Workshop with Patrick Corbett


Drawing workshops with local artist Patrick Corbett. All abilities catered for and beginners welcome. 10.30am until 4.30pm each day. 21st April, 9th June, 28th…


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