Keswick Museum    Keswick Museum is located in the beautiful Arts and Craft building on Fitz Park.  It houses a wonderful collection telling the story of Keswick and the surrounding area within its main gallery.  Discover the story of a pioneering mountaineer and his links to the Cumbrian landscape in our new temporary exhibition ‘Man and Mountain; Chris Bonington’.  Sample the delights of Café West located within the Museum, with seating in Fitz Park.  Keswick Museum is open 10-4pm every day except Christmas. Admission £4.50 Adults, £3 Students/ Children. For more information see  www.keswickmuseum.org.uk  or follow us on social media @KeswickMuseum 

Keswick Museum

Keswick Museum is located in the beautiful Arts and Craft building on Fitz Park.  It houses a wonderful collection telling the story of Keswick and the surrounding area within its main gallery.  Discover the story of a pioneering mountaineer and his links to the Cumbrian landscape in our new temporary exhibition ‘Man and Mountain; Chris Bonington’.  Sample the delights of Café West located within the Museum, with seating in Fitz Park.

Keswick Museum is open 10-4pm every day except Christmas. Admission £4.50 Adults, £3 Students/ Children. For more information see www.keswickmuseum.org.uk or follow us on social media @KeswickMuseum 

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   Northern Lights Gallery    The Northern Lights Gallery, 22 St Johns Street, is a very friendly gallery arranged over two floors representing over 80 local and British artists, exhibiting paintings, jewellery, ceramics, glassware and more besides with prices starting around £10 plus a weekly “ Religion and Art Trail " within the gallery, there should something for all tastes and ages.   

Northern Lights Gallery

The Northern Lights Gallery, 22 St Johns Street, is a very friendly gallery arranged over two floors representing over 80 local and British artists, exhibiting paintings, jewellery, ceramics, glassware and more besides with prices starting around £10 plus a weekly “Religion and Art Trail" within the gallery, there should something for all tastes and ages.

 

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   Theatre by the Lake    Theatre by the Lake has one of the most breathtaking settings of any theatre in the UK; perched on the shores of Derwentwater, a visit to a show is always accompanied by some unforgettable views.  Described by The Telegraph as combining ‘a spot as idyllic as anywhere on Earth, with first class theatrical entertainment’ the theatre puts on six shows over the summer across its two stages. The shows in the 2018 season are:  Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense ,  Single Spies  by Alan Bennett,  Sense and Sensibility  and  The Other Place  in the Main House, and world premiere production  Rails  and  Bold Girls  in the Studio.  Voted the North West’s Most Welcoming Theatre for the last 4 years!

Theatre by the Lake

Theatre by the Lake has one of the most breathtaking settings of any theatre in the UK; perched on the shores of Derwentwater, a visit to a show is always accompanied by some unforgettable views.

Described by The Telegraph as combining ‘a spot as idyllic as anywhere on Earth, with first class theatrical entertainment’ the theatre puts on six shows over the summer across its two stages. The shows in the 2018 season are: Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect NonsenseSingle Spies by Alan Bennett, Sense and Sensibility and The Other Place in the Main House, and world premiere production Rails and Bold Girls in the Studio.

Voted the North West’s Most Welcoming Theatre for the last 4 years!

 
   Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum    A hidden gem just 3 miles from Keswick off the B5322 near Threlkeld. Come and discover the history of mining in The Lake District and ride on the railway up around the quarry. Our steam engine, Sir Tom, pulls the train in school holidays. Enjoy a guided tour of our replica lead mine to see what the life of a miner was like. (minimum age 5) Pan for minerals in the stream or explore the largest collection of vintage excavators in Europe including the ‘Hooley’, the oldest known working steam shovel in the world. Bring a picnic and enjoy the views!

Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum

A hidden gem just 3 miles from Keswick off the B5322 near Threlkeld. Come and discover the history of mining in The Lake District and ride on the railway up around the quarry. Our steam engine, Sir Tom, pulls the train in school holidays. Enjoy a guided tour of our replica lead mine to see what the life of a miner was like. (minimum age 5) Pan for minerals in the stream or explore the largest collection of vintage excavators in Europe including the ‘Hooley’, the oldest known working steam shovel in the world. Bring a picnic and enjoy the views!

   Alhambra Cinema    A little gem of cinema heritage in the heart of the Lakes. Enjoy comfortable seats, surround sound and the latest film releases, as well as live-streamed theatre, ballet and music in this family-owned, century-old picture house.  Recently licenced, you can now enjoy wine, Keswick beer, G&T or prosecco with your film!   Prices £5.50-£7.50, £10-£15 for special events  Free tea & coffee, shop-priced snacks and drinks

Alhambra Cinema

A little gem of cinema heritage in the heart of the Lakes. Enjoy comfortable seats, surround sound and the latest film releases, as well as live-streamed theatre, ballet and music in this family-owned, century-old picture house.

Recently licenced, you can now enjoy wine, Keswick beer, G&T or prosecco with your film! 

Prices £5.50-£7.50, £10-£15 for special events

Free tea & coffee, shop-priced snacks and drinks

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   D    erwent Pencil Museum    Located in Keswick, the home of the first pencil, visitors enter this museum through a replica graphite mine which would have served as the source of the pencil industry over three centuries ago. A journey of graphite and pencil discovery from its humble beginnings as a cottage industry to modern day production.  Discover our secret WW2 pencils with hidden maps; one of the largest colour pencils in the world measuring almost 8 metres; The Queen's diamond Jubilee pencil; miniature pencil sculptures; and much much more!  We also have a Derwent fine art retail shop, run art workshops and there is a coffee shop with free wi-fi. A great day-out for the family and we look forward to welcoming you.

Derwent Pencil Museum

Located in Keswick, the home of the first pencil, visitors enter this museum through a replica graphite mine which would have served as the source of the pencil industry over three centuries ago. A journey of graphite and pencil discovery from its humble beginnings as a cottage industry to modern day production.

Discover our secret WW2 pencils with hidden maps; one of the largest colour pencils in the world measuring almost 8 metres; The Queen's diamond Jubilee pencil; miniature pencil sculptures; and much much more!

We also have a Derwent fine art retail shop, run art workshops and there is a coffee shop with free wi-fi. A great day-out for the family and we look forward to welcoming you.

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  Thornthwaite Gallery and Tea Shop  A contemporary art gallery with many local artists’ exhibits in the village of Thornthwaite near Keswick, Cumbria in the English Lake District .   E: thornthwaitegalleries@gmail.com  T: 017687 78248  A: Thornthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5SA

Thornthwaite Gallery and Tea Shop
A contemporary art gallery with many local artists’ exhibits in the village of Thornthwaite near Keswick, Cumbria in the English Lake District . 

E: thornthwaitegalleries@gmail.com

T: 017687 78248

A: Thornthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5SA