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Workshop for Schools

Workshop for Teachers, Leaders, Staff and Volunteers visiting Brantwood for 2024/2025 Friday 6th September 2024 1pm  (refreshments will be available from 12pm) An informal opportunity for teachers, group leaders and volunteers to meet our education team in the beautiful surroundings here at Brantwood.  There will be time to experience some of the activities on offer and discuss […]

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Date & Time:Friday 6th September 2024 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM



The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Outdoor theatre performance by Illyria. Who killed Sir Charles Baskerville? Can anyone prevent the same fate befalling the young Sir Henry Baskerville? Is a monstrous hound really roaming Dartmoor? Why is someone systematically stealing Sir Henry’s shoes? And how does a ghostly hound manage to leave vast paw-prints and other unwelcome evidence of its existence? […]

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Date & Time:Tuesday 20th August 2024 - 6:30 PM - 8:50 PM

Admission Price:Adults: £18.00



Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Outdoor theatre performance by Illyria. Two wealthy families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are at war. Their feud has been long and bitter. But when Romeo, Montague’s son, gatecrashes Capulet’s party in disguise, everything changes. There he meets Juliet, Capulet’s daughter, and the pair fall into an intense, forbidden love that sets in motion a […]

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Date & Time:Tuesday 16th July 2024 - 6:30 PM - 8:50 PM

Admission Price:Adults: £18.00



Natural Architecture – Ruskin’s Oxford & Venice

This talk will examine botanical designs within architecture, as explored and lauded by John Ruskin, using both Oxford and Venice as examples. Then, through an exploration of the natural world as found within innovative 19th century architectural projects, we will consider what the aesthetic and social benefits of Ruskin’s ideas were understood to be in their […]

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Date & Time:Wednesday 23rd October 2024 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM



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Foraging and Wild Medicine Walk

Miscellaneous Adventures are delighted to be hosting a morning of foraging, plant medicine and nature connection in the beautiful woodlands and estate of Brantwood, on the east side of Coniston water.  This workshop will be an opportunity to spend time fully immersed in nature, exploring interactions between plants, animals and fungi, discovering traditional uses for [...]

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Date & Time:Saturday 7th September 2024 - 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Admission Price:Adults: £60.00



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Food & Folk Night at The Terrace – 22nd June

Our First food & folk night was a huge success, selling out of tickets after just 3 weeks so we’ve decided to host Food & Folk #2. We invite you to another evening full of Food & Folk.

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Date & Time:Saturday 22nd June 2024 - 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Admission Price:Adults: £35



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Annual Ruskin London Lecture

The Annual Ruskin London Lecture Series is an ongoing tradition that celebrates the life, work, and legacy of the eminent Victorian art critic and social thinker, John Ruskin

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Go Wild! at Brantwood

Join us for our upcoming Go Wild! sensory walks & activities in May featuring sensory walks through the Brantwood gardens, followed by artist-inspired mindful art journaling, wild weaving, or the creation of enchanting miniature gardens.

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Chrysocolla with Malachite and Cuprite from Brantwood's collection

The Treasury

The John Ruskin Mineral Collection. A new dedicated exhibition exploring Ruskin’s fascination with mountains, minerals and the world of geology.

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Bloke’s Progress

We have been so proud of our fab comic Bloke’s Progress, the combined version of three fabulous comics written by Kevin Jackson and illustrated by Hunt Emerson.   Both attended the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (with, of course, Bloke’s Progress). During the Festival, it was announced that Hunt Emerson was the winner of the Sergio Aragonés […]

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