Poetry Afternoon & Open Mic

Sunday 17th March 2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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BRANTWOOD CONCERT SERIES 2018-2019

Throughout & Spring

Thursday 7 February 2019  Performance by Chetham’s School of Music We are delighted to welcome some of Chetham’s accomplished pupils to perform in Brantwood’s…

Adult Price: £19.00

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Ruskin 200 Celebrations

Friday 8th February 2019 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

To mark the bicentenary of Ruskin’s birth, events are being held around the world throughout the year.  One of the first events to be…

Adult Price: £15.00

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Bloke’s Progress

We have been so proud to announce the arrival of our new fab comic Bloke’s Progress, the combined version of three fabulous comics written…

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ESTATE EVENTS

Throughout & Summer

24 April, 1 May, 8 May, 15 May 2019 Blossom day 11am – 3pm. Come and look round our small orchard and admire our…

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Winter Craft Fair

Saturday 9th November 2019 10:30 AM - Sunday 10th November 2019 4:00 PM

A big thank you to our lovely stallholders and of course our visitors for making this year’s craft fair such a successful weekend. We hope…

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Child Price: £Free

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Printmakers Views by Mark Pearce

30th March - 2nd June 2019

Original linocuts by Cumbria-based painter and printmaker Mark Pearce that depict nature through layers of textured colours.   Of his exhibition, Mark says  “Brantwood is…

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‘Through Floors, within Rooms’ by Stefan Orlowski

16th February - 24th March 2019

His first exhibition at Brantwood, this exhibition of oil paintings will be of Stefan’s incredibly sensitive, beautiful and sometimes disquieting portrait work.   The…

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‘Ruskin’s Good Looking’ drawings by Sarah Casey

6th February - 7th April 2019

6 February – 7 April 2019   Ruskin’s Good Looking!: Absence and presence in John Ruskin’s clothing.  Drawings by Sarah Casey.   Ruskin thought of architectural…

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Incandescence: Turner’s Venice

11th April - 4th August 2019

This exhibition marks the first ever public exhibition at Brantwood devoted to Turner. It showcases Turner’s magnificent Venice: the Piazetta with the Ceremony of…

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‘Black Sun, Blue Light’ Moving Image & Installation by Patricia Townsend

21st November - 3rd February 2019

A star-like object moves in the dark space of the Blue Gallery whilst in the Garden Annexe, the sky has shattered into a cairn…

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‘Northerly or North West’ by Catriona Taylor

15th December - 10th February 2019

16th December 2018 – 10th February 2019   Incorporating maps and words of the shipping forecast, Catriona’s paintings are inspired by the Scottish coastline…

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Pastel Course with Sandra Orme


Sandra Orme returns to Brantwood again this year with a second pastel workshop on 26 April 2019. The day will be spent learning to…


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Flowers at Brantwood: Watercolour Workshop with Sally Bamber


A one day hands-on workshop to explore some techniques that Sally uses when painting flowers with watercolour. Time in the gardens with the flowers,…


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Place and Imagination: Midsummer Poetry Course with Geraldine Green and George Wallace


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


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Autumn in the Lakes: October Writers’ Retreat with Geraldine Green and Pippa Little


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 the…


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