Bloke’s Progress

We are proud to announce the arrival of our new comic Bloke’s Progress, the combined version of three fabulous comics written by Kevin Jackson…

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ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

Throughout & Spring

Artist Kate Houghton began her residency at Brantwood in early 2017. Drawing the Ferns of Brantwood Kate originally trained in sculpture and her paintings…

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ESTATE EVENTS

Throughout & Summer

Seeing Nature in a New Light   25 June – 16 July (Garden opening times) Walking the Wildflower Meadow Chance to walk amongst the…

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Outdoor Theatre by Illyria

Tuesday 24 July 2018 Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare.  Performed by Illyria Held in the setting of Brantwood’s lakeside meadow. Bring your own…

Adult Price: £12.00

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:  Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 2.15pm. (please check…

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Winter Craft Fair

Saturday 10th November 2018 10:30 AM - Sunday 11th November 2018 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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The Ferns at Brantwood

19th May - 29th June 2018

COACH HOUSE LOFT EXHIBITION   The Ferns at Brantwood by Artist in Residence Kate Houghton Kate originally trained in sculpture, her paintings focus on…

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Fur and Feather by Emerson Mayes

5th May - 26th June 2018

An exhibition of oil paintings and drypoints exploring the birds and beasts that can be found in our Lakeland estate.  These works walk that…

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A World of …….. Work

12th April - 2nd September 2018

A World of Work is an exhibition on the subject of work, timed to celebrate the completion of the Ruskin comic trilogy, Bloke’s Progress,…

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Exhibitions still to come in 2018 …..

(featured image Spring in Lofoten by Vivienne Pooley)   BLUE GALLERY EXHIBITIONS (Entry is included in House admission)   6th September – 16th November…

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Painting the Ferns at Brantwood with Kate Houghton


A Visual Journey in Line and Wash Painting Ferns with Artist in Residence, Kate Houghton Friday 29th June 2018 To celebrate the ferns at…


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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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Midsummer Poetry Course with Geraldine Green and Pippa Little


Join us at Brantwood Coniston, former home of John Ruskin, for poetry, good food, views and company. The course will run from 1pm Friday…


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Course Dates for 2018


Brantwood will again be holding some of its most popular courses alongside some new faces throughout 2018. In conjunction with her Studio exhibition ‘Of…


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‘Spiritual Landscapes’ with Howard Hull


A literary and artistic retreat which draws upon the beauty of nature as an inspiration and provides an opportunity to spend time in personal…


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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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