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Seeing the Lights1717

Seeing the Lights 23/10/2014

A brand new hilarious comedy about family relationships, rivalries and responsibilities. Terry is a nurse by day and full time carer for his mum by night. As her 75th birthday approaches, the family descends and the siblings start to bicker. Should mum be in a home? Who’s done the most for her and who knows best? Terry wants things to stay as they are, but his sister Marion has other ideas. And then there’s the will… As the pressure builds and her favourite son Kenneth still hasn’t arrived for the party, mum’s left wondering if she’ll ever get to see Blackpool Illuminations just one more time.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Dracula1716

Dracula 23/10/2014

Desire and terror abound in this spine-tingling, sensual dramatisation of Bram Stoker’s famed Gothic novel. When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help a mysterious Count with the purchase of a new property, he makes horrifying discoveries about his client. Soon afterwards, disturbing incidents start to unfold in England: an unmanned ship is wrecked at Whitby, strange puncture marks appear on a young woman’s neck and the inmate of a lunatic asylum raves about the looming arrival of his ‘Master’. Explore your darkest dreams with one of the greatest horror stories ever told.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Seeing the Lights1717

Seeing the Lights 24/10/2014

A brand new hilarious comedy about family relationships, rivalries and responsibilities. Terry is a nurse by day and full time carer for his mum by night. As her 75th birthday approaches, the family descends and the siblings start to bicker. Should mum be in a home? Who’s done the most for her and who knows best? Terry wants things to stay as they are, but his sister Marion has other ideas. And then there’s the will… As the pressure builds and her favourite son Kenneth still hasn’t arrived for the party, mum’s left wondering if she’ll ever get to see Blackpool Illuminations just one more time.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Dracula1716

Dracula 24/10/2014

Desire and terror abound in this spine-tingling, sensual dramatisation of Bram Stoker’s famed Gothic novel. When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help a mysterious Count with the purchase of a new property, he makes horrifying discoveries about his client. Soon afterwards, disturbing incidents start to unfold in England: an unmanned ship is wrecked at Whitby, strange puncture marks appear on a young woman’s neck and the inmate of a lunatic asylum raves about the looming arrival of his ‘Master’. Explore your darkest dreams with one of the greatest horror stories ever told.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
The Comedy of Errors1718

The Comedy of Errors 25/10/2014

Twenty years after being separated in a shipwreck as babies, two pairs of identical twins find themselves in the seaport of Ephesus, a town with a reputation for sorcery and magic. Mistaken for each other, they are constantly bewildered by bizarre encounters, cross-purpose conversations and baffling misunderstandings. It all ends in riotous chaos. Shakespeare’s shortest play is a brilliantly colourful, mystical romantic comedy of confusion, reconciliation and reunion. Our production is Theatre by the Lake’s contribution to the 450th anniversary celebrations of Shakespeare’s birth.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Old Times1719

Old Times 25/10/2014

When two friends reunite after twenty years apart, sparks begin to fly. Anna returns to visit her old friend Kate and meets Deeley, Kate’s husband. What begins as a reunion reminiscing about their early years soon turns into something more sinister. An emotional battle commences where conflicting memories clash, sexual tension mounts and the lines between the past and the present, reality and imagination begin to blur. Pinter’s most passionate and mysterious of plays leaves you questioning where the truth really lies. Don’t miss this electrifying, enigmatic and gripping masterpiece.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Halloween Spooktacular1001

Halloween Spooktacular 25/10/2014 - 31/10/2014

Lakeland Motor Museum is promising a spooky half term with seven days of Halloween themed fun for all its visitors. Following on from the success last year in raising over £500 for St. Mary’s Hospice in Ulverston, the museum has a series of fun family events running from Saturday 25 till Friday 31 October to raise money for this worthy cause. Events include a grand raffle, children’s quiz and some great games such as bat the rat, throw the pumpkin at the room and a lucky dip. Spooky ghosts, ghouls and little monsters are especially welcome as children in fancy dress get free entry to the museum.

info@lakelandmotormuseum.co.uk

http://www.lakelandmotormuseum.co.uk

 
Tarang1754

Tarang 26/10/2014

Tarang is a unique ensemble of brilliant young British musicians who are redefining Indian music. Playing a range of instruments from across the Indian subcontinent, including the sitar, the veena and the (more familiar!) violin, Tarang truly capture the essence of India – from the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas to the glittering palaces of Rajasthan. In this concert they’ll perform a selection of popular and specially composed pieces, demonstrating the group’s dazzling skill and irrepressible energy.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Seeing the Lights1717

Seeing the Lights 27/10/2014

A brand new hilarious comedy about family relationships, rivalries and responsibilities. Terry is a nurse by day and full time carer for his mum by night. As her 75th birthday approaches, the family descends and the siblings start to bicker. Should mum be in a home? Who’s done the most for her and who knows best? Terry wants things to stay as they are, but his sister Marion has other ideas. And then there’s the will… As the pressure builds and her favourite son Kenneth still hasn’t arrived for the party, mum’s left wondering if she’ll ever get to see Blackpool Illuminations just one more time.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Torchlight Tours1008

Torchlight Tours 27/10/2014 - 31/10/2014

This half-term and Halloween, come and explore Carlisle Castle after dark through creepy corridors and dark dungeons. Suitable for everyone.

Carlisle.Castle@english-heritage.org.uk

www.english-heritage.org.uk/carlislecastle

 
Dracula1716

Dracula 27/10/2014

Desire and terror abound in this spine-tingling, sensual dramatisation of Bram Stoker’s famed Gothic novel. When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help a mysterious Count with the purchase of a new property, he makes horrifying discoveries about his client. Soon afterwards, disturbing incidents start to unfold in England: an unmanned ship is wrecked at Whitby, strange puncture marks appear on a young woman’s neck and the inmate of a lunatic asylum raves about the looming arrival of his ‘Master’. Explore your darkest dreams with one of the greatest horror stories ever told.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Medieval Mayhem1007

Medieval Mayhem 27/10/2014 - 31/10/2014

Step into Carlisle’s Story this half term. Your little soldier can learn to defend their very own castle. Join the team at Carlisle Castle for supervised sword drills in our authentic medieval setting. They can even look the part whilst parading in military armour.

Carlisle.Castle@english-heritage.org.uk

www.english-heritage.org.uk/carlislecastle

 
The Winterling1715

The Winterling 28/10/2014

From the acclaimed writer of Jerusalem comes a brilliantly twisted thriller about living on the edge. It’s winter on Dartmoor and in a derelict farmhouse West waits for former associates from the city. The wine has been poured and he’s put on his suit. This could be his chance to get back in the game: a reunion and a return from exile. But there’s a mysterious girl upstairs, an axe by the door, and the dog is missing. Nothing is quite what it seems and going home will come at a price. “Like Harold Pinter crossed with Guy Ritchie plus Withnail and I” The Independent

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Rookery Nook1714

Rookery Nook 28/10/2014

She’s pretty, wears pink pyjamas and turns up unexpectedly at Rookery Nook, a rented holiday home in Somerset. Local tongues begin to wag in the quiet seaside town of Chumpton-on-Sea and so begins a chaos of embarrassments, excuses and evasions, minor deceptions and major misunderstandings. Throw in a ferocious German stepfather (with an equally ferocious dog), a retired drunken Admiral, a hen pecked husband and a malevolent charlady and you have the perfect line-up for a funny, fast-moving farce by master of the genre Ben Travers. Simply great fun for the whole family.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
The Winterling1715

The Winterling 29/10/2014

From the acclaimed writer of Jerusalem comes a brilliantly twisted thriller about living on the edge. It’s winter on Dartmoor and in a derelict farmhouse West waits for former associates from the city. The wine has been poured and he’s put on his suit. This could be his chance to get back in the game: a reunion and a return from exile. But there’s a mysterious girl upstairs, an axe by the door, and the dog is missing. Nothing is quite what it seems and going home will come at a price. “Like Harold Pinter crossed with Guy Ritchie plus Withnail and I” The Independent

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Rookery Nook1714

Rookery Nook 29/10/2014

She’s pretty, wears pink pyjamas and turns up unexpectedly at Rookery Nook, a rented holiday home in Somerset. Local tongues begin to wag in the quiet seaside town of Chumpton-on-Sea and so begins a chaos of embarrassments, excuses and evasions, minor deceptions and major misunderstandings. Throw in a ferocious German stepfather (with an equally ferocious dog), a retired drunken Admiral, a hen pecked husband and a malevolent charlady and you have the perfect line-up for a funny, fast-moving farce by master of the genre Ben Travers. Simply great fun for the whole family.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Old Times1719

Old Times 30/10/2014

When two friends reunite after twenty years apart, sparks begin to fly. Anna returns to visit her old friend Kate and meets Deeley, Kate’s husband. What begins as a reunion reminiscing about their early years soon turns into something more sinister. An emotional battle commences where conflicting memories clash, sexual tension mounts and the lines between the past and the present, reality and imagination begin to blur. Pinter’s most passionate and mysterious of plays leaves you questioning where the truth really lies. Don’t miss this electrifying, enigmatic and gripping masterpiece.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
The Comedy of Errors1718

The Comedy of Errors 30/10/2014

Twenty years after being separated in a shipwreck as babies, two pairs of identical twins find themselves in the seaport of Ephesus, a town with a reputation for sorcery and magic. Mistaken for each other, they are constantly bewildered by bizarre encounters, cross-purpose conversations and baffling misunderstandings. It all ends in riotous chaos. Shakespeare’s shortest play is a brilliantly colourful, mystical romantic comedy of confusion, reconciliation and reunion. Our production is Theatre by the Lake’s contribution to the 450th anniversary celebrations of Shakespeare’s birth.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Ghost Train5040

Ghost Train 30/10/2014 - 31/10/2014

Feeling brave? Well come and board our spectacularly spooky ghost train! Travel down the line in darkness and keep those eyes peeled for some of our fiendish friends who may try to say 'Hallo'! Try not to get spooked! Fancy address is not essential but adds to the fun! Travel around in the day, but make sure you reserve your special seat on the Ghost Train back down the valley. This event is very popular and must be booked in advance.

steam@ravenglass-railway.co.uk

http://ravenglass-railway.co.uk/events/upcoming.php

 
Halloween: Ghostly Galleon1136

Halloween: Ghostly Galleon 30/10/2014

Ghostly Galleon at Halloween Two sailings from Glenridding at 12.30am or 3pm. Magic, monsters and mayhem onboard the ghostly galleon on a one and a half hour adventure with her motley crew, Stu di Doo magic show, balloon modelling plus sweetie goody bag to take home. Fancy dress encouraged but not essential. Join us if you dare!

Rachel@ullswater-steamers.co.uk

http://www.ullswater-steamers.co.uk/events/month.php?month=22&year=2013

 
The Comedy of Errors1718

The Comedy of Errors 31/10/2014

Twenty years after being separated in a shipwreck as babies, two pairs of identical twins find themselves in the seaport of Ephesus, a town with a reputation for sorcery and magic. Mistaken for each other, they are constantly bewildered by bizarre encounters, cross-purpose conversations and baffling misunderstandings. It all ends in riotous chaos. Shakespeare’s shortest play is a brilliantly colourful, mystical romantic comedy of confusion, reconciliation and reunion. Our production is Theatre by the Lake’s contribution to the 450th anniversary celebrations of Shakespeare’s birth.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Old Times1719

Old Times 31/10/2014

When two friends reunite after twenty years apart, sparks begin to fly. Anna returns to visit her old friend Kate and meets Deeley, Kate’s husband. What begins as a reunion reminiscing about their early years soon turns into something more sinister. An emotional battle commences where conflicting memories clash, sexual tension mounts and the lines between the past and the present, reality and imagination begin to blur. Pinter’s most passionate and mysterious of plays leaves you questioning where the truth really lies. Don’t miss this electrifying, enigmatic and gripping masterpiece.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
First Steps in Botanical Illustration1215

First Steps in Botanical Illustration 31/10/2014

Marion has been painting flowers and plants in watercolour since her retirement in 1999, and has exhibited in London, France, Switzerland and Frankfurt with the Society of Botanical Artists, having been accepted as a member in 2011 after 2 years of study. We recently learnt she has been teaching in Switzerland and so were delighted when she agreed to take some courses here.

annie@greystokecyclecafe.co.uk

http://www.greystokecyclecafe.co.uk/

 
Seeing the Lights1717

Seeing the Lights 01/11/2014

A brand new hilarious comedy about family relationships, rivalries and responsibilities. Terry is a nurse by day and full time carer for his mum by night. As her 75th birthday approaches, the family descends and the siblings start to bicker. Should mum be in a home? Who’s done the most for her and who knows best? Terry wants things to stay as they are, but his sister Marion has other ideas. And then there’s the will… As the pressure builds and her favourite son Kenneth still hasn’t arrived for the party, mum’s left wondering if she’ll ever get to see Blackpool Illuminations just one more time.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Silver Clay Workshop1214

Silver Clay Workshop 01/11/2014

Make your very own personalised jewellery from Silver Clay. Be inspired by the natural world to create truly original pieces.

annie@greystokecyclecafe.co.uk

http://www.greystokecyclecafe.co.uk

 
Autumn Gift Fair5041

Autumn Gift Fair 01/11/2014 - 02/11/2014

Our annual spot of retail therapy and homemade treats. From wood turners to jewellers and mulled wines to photographers come and see what we have in store for you this year. (Stalls to be confirmed.)

vso@ravenglass-railway.co.uk

http://ravenglass-railway.co.uk/events/upcoming.php

 
Dracula1716

Dracula 01/11/2014

Desire and terror abound in this spine-tingling, sensual dramatisation of Bram Stoker’s famed Gothic novel. When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help a mysterious Count with the purchase of a new property, he makes horrifying discoveries about his client. Soon afterwards, disturbing incidents start to unfold in England: an unmanned ship is wrecked at Whitby, strange puncture marks appear on a young woman’s neck and the inmate of a lunatic asylum raves about the looming arrival of his ‘Master’. Explore your darkest dreams with one of the greatest horror stories ever told.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Stained Glass Panel Making1153

Stained Glass Panel Making 02/11/2014 - 03/11/2014

Jackie Hunt is an extremely accomplished tutor of Stain Glass with a wealth of experience behind her. She has created some beautiful commissions across the country and we are delighted that she is coming to Greystoke. Much of her inspiration comes from the natural world and the layering process of history, but also from the medium of the glass itself, exploiting its special relationship with light and making use of an element of surprise. The panel that you choose to make could be for a location in your house and will be suitable to either build into a window or frame as a hanging panel. Please bring any ideas you may already have for your panel, or you may wish to use example designs provided at the course. Suitable for beginners and intermediates.

annie@greystokecyclecafe.co.uk

http://www.greystokecyclecafe.co.uk/workshops.htm

 
Nicholas Crane: Maplines1733

Nicholas Crane: Maplines 02/11/2014

Where would we be without maps? They’re the key to the greatest adventures; it’s not just about finding somewhere interesting to go, but finding the most exciting way to get there. Drawing on journeys and film-shoots ranging from the Hindu Kush to Tibet, the Pyrenees to the Pennines, join writer and broadcaster Nicholas Crane (host of the BBC’s Coast) as he explores the way maps open the door to geographical enlightenment.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Old Times1719

Old Times 03/11/2014

When two friends reunite after twenty years apart, sparks begin to fly. Anna returns to visit her old friend Kate and meets Deeley, Kate’s husband. What begins as a reunion reminiscing about their early years soon turns into something more sinister. An emotional battle commences where conflicting memories clash, sexual tension mounts and the lines between the past and the present, reality and imagination begin to blur. Pinter’s most passionate and mysterious of plays leaves you questioning where the truth really lies. Don’t miss this electrifying, enigmatic and gripping masterpiece.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 

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