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Something for Art Lovers this Autumn

Cumbrian Artist of the Year 2016

Cumbrian Artist of the Year returns to the Gallery at Rheged. This year’s exhibition, in association with Cumbria Life, will showcase an excellent cross section of Cumbrian visual and applied arts. The exhibition and awards will be taking place at Rheged from 9th September - 13th November 2016 with a number of renowned guest artists joining the submitted entries. There will also be an exhibition of shortlisted artists for the Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year Award at the Vallum Gallery, University of Cumbria Institute of Arts from 1st September to 6th October 2016.

Admission free - at The Rheged Centre, Redhills, Penrith, CA11 0DQ

C-Art Open Studios

C-Art is Cumbria’s countywide visual arts programme, co-ordinated by Eden Arts. The highlight is the open studios and galleries event which will take place from 10 to 25 September 2016. This year over 79 venues and 110 artists, designers and independent galleries will opened their doors to the public with numerous art and craft workshops, demonstrations and special exhibitions taking place. 

The inaugural Cumbrian Artist of the Year exhibition took place at the Rheged Centre in 2015 with Sarah Tew winning the award.  Alan Stones was voted the People's Choice from the 25 exhibiting artists.  

See art, buy art, explore the landscape and meet the makers.

The new C-Art catalogues are available now! Visit to order yours

The Winter Droving - Saturday 12 November 2016

A date for your diary - a brilliant local event not to be missed. Details at Winter Droving

Gift Vouchers

Why not treat a friend or family member to a stay at The Red Townhouse this Autumn ?

Why not get your Christmas shopping started early and buy someone a gift for next year (2017) ?

Gift vouchers are available for use on any dates (except Easter weekend or during the Christmas/New Year period) or length of stay, subject to availability. You will need to contact us directly, either by email or phone to buy your gift voucher. Payment must be at the time of purchase by card. The price is the same as our published room rates, for the number of nights you require.




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£25 discount on B&B Training Courses this winter

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B&B Courses

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