This Autumn at Lowther Castle and Gardens............
The story of Lowther exhibition is now open. The Story covers from 1150 to present day. It's a visual and original production with a splash of humour, some stunning items and plenty of wit. From viking hogback tombs to the original Lowther Park imparkment seal (dating from 1283) through most of the family's unrivalled collection of silver, the exhibition includes many stunning items previously unseen. These include the bracelet given by Kaiser Wilhelm II to Gracie Lonsdale when he visited in 1895.
Day of the Dog - 1st October - Bring your dog for an organised walk at Lowther and at the same time support some wonderful charities in Nepal. Every entrant is offered a glass of wine and a Buddhist prayer scarf. Each dog receives a tika, a flower garland and a biscuit. The recommended donation is £15 for one dog bringing two people - each extra dog or person in the group an extra £5.
Rotary Club Trail Run 8th October - 10km (approx.) Trail Run - superb one lap course amid the wonderful scenery of Lowther Park, on grass, farm tracks and tarmac. For ages 15 and over. Entry £11 in advance, £13 on the day. Fun Run - an attractive 2 lap course on tracks and grass adjacent to Lowther Castle. Entrants 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Entry fees £3.
Half Term Horrors 21st to 29th October - details to be confirmed
Wednesday 11th October 2017 - Westmorland Decorative and Fine Arts Society 2017 - Appleby Market Hall
`Man and The Artic: Artists of Northern Norway'. The lecture is given by Dr Fenella Bazin RBV GRSM (Lond) DIP ED LRAM
Starts at 11am (coffee is served from 10.15am - 10.45am) There is a small cost of £8 to non-members. For more information about our society please visit our website www.wmdfas.org.uk
October 2017 (date TBC) - Writing Workshop - for 10 weeks
9.30 am to 2pm on a weekday to be agreed. £90 for 10 week course meeting fortnightly (no sessions in December).
Do you write (fiction, memoir, poems etc)? Would you like guidance on how to develop your work? You would need to bring a new piece of writing each week, and read it out loud to the group, you will give and receive detailed feedback.
This is a workshop for adults who want constructive feedback from an experienced editor. It will be a small closed group (5 participants, 1 tutor) meeting weekly in the comfortable surroundings of home, just outside Kirkby Stephen.