Landscapes of Alston Moor exhibition

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Photo: Ben Haslam Landscapes of Alston Moor exhibition will reopen Nenthead’s Hive on 4th July 2020 The Hive at Nenthead will celebrate reopening from lock-down with an exhibition of new paintings of Alston Moor by four well-known local artists. The … Continued

Alston Creative Community

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Located in the Old Brewery by the river on the edge of Alston, Brewhouse Studios is a new initiative combining the talents and experience of Julia Neubauer, a well established textile designer and facilitator with those of Sophie Howgego a … Continued

Beacon Red

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During lockdown on his daily walks Simon began to look for Red Squirrels on the Beacon in Penrith. His field craft led him to a space that he has now been visiting for over two months every day. He puts … Continued

Covid-19 face shield production

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John Parkinson/Upfront Arts Venue/ Jon Stynes/Jon Stynes Designs /Chris Johnson & Creative Joinery of Cumbria have pulled together to help fund and produce protective face shields to support the brave and vulnerable workers during the Covid-19 pandemic. This is a … Continued

Penrith Players

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Penrith Players normally perform at their own home, the Penrith Playhouse, but during lockdown that has not been possible. What they have been doing are play readings every Tuesday, works by Shakespeare, Shaw, Oscar Wilde, some modern playwrights and local … Continued

KSCA Creates

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We are putting together ‘KSCA Creates’ packs for three different age groups (2-6yrs, 7-11yrs, 12+). Depending on the age groups, these will include bespoke colouring sheets, craft activities, seeds, postcards of local artwork, quizzes, jokes and nature walks. We are … Continued

Plug & Play

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Having faced the challenges of the Covid situation closing down live music venues, Plug & Play managed to finish its season as a combination of live streaming and live pre-recording. There were many technological and practical issues that needed to … Continued

Angel Wings

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UK’s Number 1 Tattoo Artist creates Mural as Thank You to NHS and Key Workers Luke Sayer, local tattoo artist and winner of E4’s Tattoo Artist of the Year, has created a huge ‘angel wings’ mural on the wall of … Continued