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Arts Culture & Business Round up

Arts Culture & Business Round up

May 3, 2016 10:27 am / General / No comments

In response to the perceived desire that Culture and Events in Penrith & Eden need to seek greater partnerships with business, Eden Arts hosted a business lunch on Fri 22nd April to explore the question What use is culture to business? Thank you to those that came along, and to our speakers David Hymers MBE,(EDC and Total Post) Rory Stewart MP (Penrith & Borders) and Adam Wellings, (Ast Signs). Here is a summary of the event. 1. Rory Stewart MP said “Eden Arts brings an amazing energy to Penrith. I spend a lot of time going to events where people talk about the way […]

 
Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition and Awards: Open for Submissions

Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition and Awards: Open for Submissions

March 2, 2016 5:07 pm / General / No comments

C-Art is encouraging artists to apply for membership to one of the largest network of artists in Cumbria alongside the hugely successful open studios and also offering the opportunity to submit work to the second Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition and Awards 2016. The annual event and awards, in association with Cumbria Life, will take place throughout Cumbria with the accompanying exhibition being held in the main gallery at Rheged, Penrith from 9th September – 13th November 2016. There are three categories to enter, with a prize of £500 up for grabs for each winner. The categories are: Visual […]

 
Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year 2016 and Young Curators

Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year 2016 and Young Curators

March 1, 2016 10:07 am / General / No comments

C-Art announces a new initiative for the second Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition and Awards 2016. The annual event in association with Cumbria Life, set to take place in the main gallery at Rheged, Penrith from 9th September – 13th November 2016 will be introducing a new selection process. The judging panel will be made up of a team of Young Curators headed by two arts professionals, a representative from within the county and another from outside of the county.  They will select the exhibition content and the Visual Artist of the Year award winner. With that in mind C-Art […]

 
C-Art 2016 and Cumbrian Artist of the Year Open for Submissions

C-Art 2016 and Cumbrian Artist of the Year Open for Submissions

February 25, 2016 3:45 pm / General / No comments

C-Art, Cumbria’s largest visual arts programme, now in its sixth year is now open for submissions from artists in Cumbria for both it’s membership and open studios event held at the end of Summer 2016. The programme open to artists, designers and galleries across Cumbria continues to grow from strength to strength – in 2015 droves of visitors took to the studio trail, with 31,116 people taking visiting artists’ studios and galleries across the county during September, taking place this year from 10th – 25th September 2016. Eden Arts devised C-Art in 2011 to celebrate the wealth of creative talent […]

 
Rory Bremner in the Engine Bay

Rory Bremner in the Engine Bay

January 27, 2016 2:38 pm / General / No comments

Top TV impressionist Rory Bremner will entertain crowds in Cumbria, Lancashire & Yorkshire next month, when he performs at series of special charity gigs to raise money for those affected by flooding over the festive season across the north of England. Rory will kick off his mini tour ‘COME HELL AND HIGH WATER’ in Penrith, at Eden Arts venue, The Old Fire Station, on 23rd February. Bremner will star in, and compere a two hour comedic extravaganza, alongside some top UK talent, including Justin Moorhouse and Fred MacAulay. All proceeds from the Cumbrian gigs with go to Cumbria Community Foundation’s […]

 
CAfS & EDEN ARTS team up for climate change film screening & talk

CAfS & EDEN ARTS team up for climate change film screening & talk

January 7, 2016 12:56 pm / General / No comments

                Local charity Cumbria Action for Sustainability and Eden Arts are pleased to to bring you a film screening of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate, based on Naomi Klein’s bestselling book as part of Eden Arts TALKIES season of film, the event includes a post film chat with Caroline Turner of CAfS. The event will take place on Thursday 10th March, doors open at 7.00pm and film starts at 7.30pm. The event is free and the bar will be open. Call Eden Arts on 01768 899444 to reserve your place. What if […]

 
WATCH: Kumiko The Treasure Hunter

WATCH: Kumiko The Treasure Hunter

January 7, 2016 11:57 am / General / No comments

SHOWING AT PENRITH OLD FIRE STATION FILM:  Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter (12A) Thurs 28th January Doors 7.00pm, Film 7.30pm INFO & TICKETS In this darkly comedic odyssey, Academy Award nominee Rinko Kikuchi (Babel, Pacific Rim) stars as Kumiko, a frustrated office lady whose imagination transcends the confines of her mundane life. A REMOTE CINEMA event and part of the TALKIES season at Penrith Old Fire Station – a film and a bit of a chat. Tickets £5.00 / £3.50 concessions

 
George Monbiot: Rewilding Britain

George Monbiot: Rewilding Britain

October 16, 2015 4:48 pm / General / No comments

Rewilding Britain:  The Guardian columnist is on a quest to restore the natural world. In this spell binding talk at the Penrith Old Fire Station, Thurs 29 Oct at 7pm, he outlines a vision for bringing back missing species and ecosystems.

 
Exciting New Addition to The Winter Droving announced!

Exciting New Addition to The Winter Droving announced!

September 18, 2015 3:52 pm / General / No comments

Eden Arts, the organisers of the Winter Droving which takes place in Penrith on Sat 14th November in Penrith town centre, have announced that it will include a new event . A big indoor gig in the evening will take place in Penrith Leisure Centre with music and dancing to entertain the masked masses.  The line up includes hugely popular bands, The Baghdaddies, The Electric Swing Circus and Holy Moly and the Crackers. After the Winter Droving procession had reached its destination and the music and mayhem in Penrith town centre slowly fades The Masqued Mash Up After Party gives […]

 
C-Art Open studios is go, go, go!

C-Art Open studios is go, go, go!

September 18, 2015 3:50 pm / General / No comments

C-Art 2015 Continues | 12 – 27 September C-Art is now well under-way with a huge variety of artists, designers and independent galleries hosting special exhibitions, workshops and events. From bespoke, handmade furniture to watercolours, from sculpture in Extraordinary Places to hundreds of paintings in cosy living rooms C-Art truly represents the vibrant creative community in Cumbria. You can still sign up for some of the workshops and events happening up to Sunday 27th September. Share your visits with us via Facebook and Twitter. #artscumbria #CArt2015     Highlights | C-Art 2015 Kirstin Pilling | North Lodge, Sizergh   Kirstin Pilling’s sculptural forms explore […]