Penrith Old Fire Station
Penrith Old Fire Station is based on the Hospital site in Penrith.
We host regular events including Myriad Studio and Penrith Repair Cafe, host artists in our Spare Rooms programme and have regular Artists in Residence.
Current Artists in Residence
Dorothy Ramsay is a landscape painter working mainly in traditional oils and etchings.
Katarina Prior is an artist based in Penrith and Carlisle. Kat studied in London and acquired a degree in Fine Art at Central Saint Martins College. She develops community arts projects as well as working in paint, sculpture and creative installations. Find out more at Katarinaprior.com
Katarina is a director of Myriad Studio which runs creative workshops that are playful, social, relaxed and open to all ages. Find out more at myraidstudio.uk
Richie Johnson is a photographer and videographer based in The Lake District, Cumbria. Richie regularly photographs Eden Arts projects, and creates unique and artistic videos for musicians. Find out more on his website Optical Vitamins
Colourful, unique African print hoodies. Rosie works with beautiful fabrics to create Hoodies of all shapes and sizes, selling through festivals and events throughout the summer and online via orders. Check out their facebook page for latest stock, or orders.
Guitarist for 8-piece band PONYLAND, Jordie uses one of the buildings spaces to work on his music, writing, composing and offering lessons to aspiring musicians.
Myriad Studio runs creative workshops which are playful, social and relaxed.
The workshops are for all ages and all abilities, you do not need any experience to attend any of the workshops.
Whether you think you are completely uncreative or are a professional artist wanting to just have a play, Myriad Studio is for you!
Penrith Repair Cafe
How can we make the best use of the resources we've got on this earth? If you've got something, keep using it! However, what happens if your chair is wobbly or jumper has got a hole in – they need fixing!
Penrith Repair Cafe takes place on the second Saturday of each month, repairs are completed for donations from 'community experts'
The Next Repair Cafe takes place on;
Check their facebook page for updated information.
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