Details on the Museum's current and forthcoming displays, talks, craft demonstrations and family activities.

All of the Lakeland Arts Trust galleries and museums are FREE for children up to the age of 16, making them ideal for family visits.

In 1972 the Museum of Lakeland Life and Industry was given a collection of almost 5000 glass negatives of Lakeland scenes from the 1930s to 1960s taken by...

This award winning Museum takes you back through time to explore the story of the Lake District and its inhabitants.

  • Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry
    Have a look at some of the fantastic photographs that have been digitized from the...
    Wednesday 23 AprilMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    The current exhibitions at both Abbot Hall Art Gallery and Blackwell, The Arts &...
    Wednesday 23 AprilMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    Blackwell was built as a holiday home for Sir Edward Holt, Lady Elizabeth Holt and their...
    Friday 25 AprilMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    Join artist Penny Hamspon to create your own tube line designed tile, inspired by the...
    Saturday 26 AprilMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Inspired by the collection and exhibitions on the wall we are hosting a pop up drawing...
    Wednesday 30 AprilMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    Join Curator, Beth Hughes, to find out more about the House, its history and collection.
    Friday 2 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Crawl at the Hall is our weekly event for the under fives. Inspired by the exhibitions,...
    Friday 2 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Crawl at the Hall is our weekly event for the under fives. Inspired by the exhibitions,...
    Friday 9 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Stepping into Surrealism: this first session after the Easter holiday will begin with an...
    10 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Join our curator as they talk about our special exhibition, Robin Ironside: Inner Eye.
    Monday 12 MayMore.....
  • Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry
    Join James Arnold, Assistant Curator of Social History, to find out more about Kendal...
    Wednesday 14 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Join us for a Museums at Night late event to hear British Surrealism expert, and...
    Thursday 15 MayMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    Join a member of the Learning Team who will introduce you to this beautiful house and...
    Friday 16 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Crawl at the Hall is our weekly event for the under fives. Inspired by the exhibitions,...
    Friday 16 MayMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    We invite you to come dancing at Blackwell - Decadence comes back to Blackwell with a...
    Friday 16 MayMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Portraits 1: The gallery has some wonderful surreal portraits on display, including a...
    17 MayMore.....