Open mic night

Thursday 7th November 2019 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Join poet Geraldine Green and other Cumbrian creative talent at the annual winter open mic night at the Terrace at Brantwood. Supper at 7pm…

Adult Price: £14

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Concert with Jen Hucknall

Saturday 14th December 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of classical music in Brantwood Drawing Room with high school student, Jen Hucknall. Jen attends school in Kirkby Lonsdale.  Although just…

Adult Price: £16

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‘World Animal Day’ Celebration

Friday 4th October 2019 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

“Come and help us celebrate World Animal Day on 4th October 2019 – along with people around the globe we will be marking the…

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Talk: ‘Dreams and Reality: Ruskin and Morris – Utopian Imaginations’

Thursday 3rd October 2019 7:00 PM

William Morris was famously inspired as a student by the older Ruskin but carried forward his social ideas into radically different territory. Author and…

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Ruskin 200 Celebrations

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…

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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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Concert with Martin Roscoe

Friday 1st November 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Enjoy an evening of classical music in Brantwood Drawing Room with renowned pianist, Martin Roscoe. Programme includes Haydn Variations in F minor Hob.XVII/6 and…

Adult Price: £19.00

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Winter Craft Fair

Saturday 9th November 2019 10:30 AM - Sunday 10th November 2019 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: £2.50

Child Price: £Free

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Happenstance by Russell Mills

2nd September - 6th November 2019

Informed and inspired by ideas of chaos and order, control and surrender, Russell Mills will exhibit new mixed media works and an ‘aleatoric’ soundwork,…

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‘Conversation with Ruskin’ Hideyuki Sobue

8th August - 17th November 2019

Japanese/English Lake District artist Hideyuki Sobue will create a portrait installation of John Ruskin calling forth his love of nature, his spirituality and the…

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Creative writing retreat with Pippa Little and Geraldine Green


11th – 14th October 2019 Come and join Pippa Little and Geraldine Green on a 4-day residential poetry course at Brantwood. Brantwood is beautiful…


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Hanna Somatics Residential Weekend with Karen Douglas de Fenzi


November 1-4 In learning how to release neuromuscular tension, experientially, you can free yourself from rigid postural and movement habits and other constraints that…


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Workshop: Hideyuki Sobue – Brush hatching with Hideyuki Sobue


Sunday 13th October 2019 Learn how to create a piece of work that combines first-hand experience of the Lake District landscape with Hideyuki’s original…


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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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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…


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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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