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It's great to see people back in Keswick enjoying themselves and making memories. Although regulations are relaxed from July 19th, many of our businesses will be keeping some, or all, of their Covid secure measures in place. This is to protect both their staff and customers. We would ask you to please respect and adhere to any social distancing and Covid rules in place and please remember to be patient and kind.
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Getting outdoors and having fun are high on the agenda for the summer holidays. In our latest blog we've rounded up our favourite ideas for some free family fun around Keswick.
A new local initiative between Keswick Launch Company and Keswick Rugby Club commencing on Wednesday 14th July 2021, will reduce vehicle overload on the west side of Derwent Water, as well as helping to reduce vehicle emissions.
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“Through the Locking Glass” Exhibition
This exhibition spotlights Cumbrian creatives’ response to the Covid-19 pandemic, with an emphasis on lockdowns.
This exhibition captures a unique time in human history; it celebrates the creativity, diversity and excellence of the 80 featured Cumbrian artists and includes 160 pieces of high-quality fine art, illustrations, prints, photography, poetry, 3D art and sculpture.
On hand to launch it were David Felton, author of “Through the Locking Glass – What Cumbrian Artists did through Lockdown”, the book that inspired the exhibition along with Evelyn Sinclair exhibiting artist and collaborator on the book. Alongside them were exhibiting artist Joan Prickett with Eve and Kirsty - NHS workers whose portraits are in the exhibition. Finally, Amy Williams from Kendal, who won the commission to create a piece that reflected the essence of the pandemic. Her 3D Cumbrian paper landscape encourages visitors to actively engage with the exhibition and share their stories.