Abbot Hall Park

Mountains We Made by Charlie Whinney

Mountains We Made by Charlie Whinney

Charlie Whinney

Location

Abbot Hall Park, Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AL

Dates

9 to 10 September 2017

Times

Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm.

A striking new interactive sculpture that celebrates World Heritage Status for the Lake District.
Illumaphonium by Michael and Gem Davis

Illumaphonium by Michael and Gem Davis

Michael and Gem Davis

Location

Abbot Hall Park, Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AL

Dates

8 to 10 September 2017

Times

Friday 6pm-10pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm

Tune-in to light up the night. Standing almost four metres tall, this beautifully tuned array of illuminated aluminium chime bars responds to touch with constantly evolving patterns of light and sound.
Lakes Alive Accessible Trail at Abbot Hall

Lakes Alive Accessible Trail at Abbot Hall

Location

Abbot Hall Park, Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AL

Dates

10 September 2017

Times

Sunday 3pm

A signed and accessible trail around Lakes Alive
Cymbria: Voices of the Landscape by Dan Fox

Cymbria: Voices of the Landscape by Dan Fox

Dan Fox

Location

Abbot Hall Park, Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AL

Dates

8 to 10 September 2017

Times

Friday 6pm-10pm, Saturday 10am-10pm, Sunday 10am-10pm

The voices and sounds of Cumbria. A unique sound installation inspired by the river.
Wild Words

Wild Words

Dove Cottage Young Poets

Location

Abbot Hall Park, Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AL

Dates

9 to 10 September 2017

Times

Saturday and Sunday 11am-4.30pm

Poetry live in the heart of the Word Yurt.
Desperate Men

Desperate Men

Location

Abbot Hall Park, Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AL

Dates

8 to 10 September 2017

Times

Friday 6pm-10pm at Jacob's Join and then Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm at Abbot Hall

Mischievous, warm-hearted, your Jacob's Join hosts will guide you through the weekend.
Jacob's Join launches Lakes Alive 2017

Jacob's Join launches Lakes Alive 2017

Mazurka, Spark! Desperate Men

Location

Abbot Hall Park, Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AL

Dates

8 September 2017

Times

6-10pm

Join us for an enchanting dining experience alongside the River Kent
Step Hop House by Folk Dance Remixed

Step Hop House by Folk Dance Remixed

Folk Dance Remixed

Location

Abbot Hall Park, Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AL

Dates

9 to 10 September 2017

Times

Saturday 1.30pm and 5pm at Abbot Hall Park, Sunday 12pm and 3.30pm at United Reformed Church Kendal

Fiddle, beatbox, folk and street dance.
Home by LoveArt and Michelle Wren - Sunday in Abbot Hall Social Centre

Home by LoveArt and Michelle Wren - Sunday in Abbot Hall Social Centre

LoveArt Michelle Wren

Location

Abbot Hall Park, Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AL

Dates

9 to 10 September 2017

Times

Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm

What does home mean to you? In this year's Big Make groups across Kendal came together to create...

Brewery Arts Centre

Mobile by Paper Birds Theatre. Presented by the Brewery Arts Centre in partnership with Lakes Alive

Mobile by Paper Birds Theatre. Presented by the Brewery Arts Centre in partnership with Lakes Alive

Paper Birds Theatre

Location

Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE

Dates

9 to 10 September 2017

Times

Sat 9 & Sun 10 Sep | 12pm, 12.45pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.15pm, 5pm, 5.45pm, 6.30pm, 7.30pm & 8.15pm

Mobile is The Paper Birds’ second show in a trilogy about class in modern Britain
BirdHIVE - NEW for 2017

BirdHIVE - NEW for 2017

Location

Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE

Dates

9 to 10 September 2017

Times

10am - 6pm.

Take to the skies with us and experience a brand new virtual reality flight through astounding Lake District landscapes
Up, Down and Beyond by Laura Mugridge

Up, Down and Beyond by Laura Mugridge

Laura Mugridge

Location

Brewery Arts Centre, Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE

Dates

9 to 10 September 2017

Times

Saturday 11am, 3pm, 6pm. Sunday 11am, 2pm, 5pm.

NEW commission by Lakes Alive and the Brewery Arts Centre.

Castle Howe

Keep by Steve Messam

Keep by Steve Messam

Steve Messam

Location

Castle Howe, Bankfield Rd, Off Beast Banks, Kendal LA9 4LA

Dates

9 to 10 September 2017

Times

10.30am-6pm

NEW COMMISSION - An audacious and dramatic site-specific installation

Kendal Castle

Seek by Richard Shilling

Seek by Richard Shilling

Richard Shilling

Location

Kendal Castle, Castle Hill, Kendal LA9 7BL

Dates

9 to 10 September 2017

Times

All day

NEW COMMISSION by land artist Richard Shilling
Shipping Forecast by Pete Johnson

Shipping Forecast by Pete Johnson

Pete Johnson

Location

Kendal Castle, Castle Hill, Kendal LA9 7BL

Dates

8 to 10 September 2017

Times

All night

Prepare to be mesmerised and transported as you walk through a field of light at Kendal Castle.

Shakespeare Centre

Otherscapes at the Shakespeare Centre

Otherscapes at the Shakespeare Centre

Stuart Atkinson, BlueJam Arts, Rob van Rijswijk from To Travel and to Matter

Location

78 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE

Dates

9 to 10 September 2017

Times

See info page for exact times.

Talks and films from the world's spectacular landscapes - including the biggest of all: Space

Shakespeare Centre

Against the Sky by BlueJam Arts

Against the Sky by BlueJam Arts

BlueJam Arts

Location

The Shakespeare Centre, 76 Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE

Dates

9 to 10 September 2017

Times

2pm-4.30pm

Make and create a story with shadow puppets

The Factory

Stanelli's Super Circus - puppet show at The Factory

Stanelli's Super Circus - puppet show at The Factory

Stanelli's Super Circus

Location

The Factory, Castle Mills, Aynam Road, Kendal, LA9 7DE

Dates

9 to 10 September 2017

Roll up... roll up... roll up... A full puppet circus in miniature in it's own yellow and white striped circus tent
Open Studios at the Factory

Open Studios at the Factory

Hawkdance Theatre, AbouTime Dance, The Merry Maker, Stanelli's Super Circus, Annie Coxey, Artspace, Anna Sorbie, Ben Dodge, Danny Clahane, Giddy Art, Graham Watson, Janette Phillips, Jo Vincent, Morecambe Bay, Proper Northern Yoga, Rebecca Callis, Space2create, TADesign

Location

The Factory, Castle Mills, Aynam Road, Kendal, LA9 7DE

Dates

9 to 10 September 2017

Times

10am-4pm

An amazing opportunity make and create at more than a dozen open craft studios. Also see and hear wonderful dance artists and enjoy fine food!

YHA Langdale

To Travel and To Matter

To Travel and To Matter

Strijbos & van Rijswijk with Jacob Polley

Location

YHA Langdale Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9HJ

Dates

8 September 2017 to 10 September 2020

Times

all day

To Travel and To Matter uses Strijbos & van Rijswijk’s digital app Walk With Me to move the listener at their own pace through a glorious landscape and to create a unique and dramatic experience on the route.

Lakes Alive 2017 launches with Jacob's Join on Friday 8 September...

Jacob's Join launches Lakes Alive 2017