Lakeland Arts Trust
Imagination and Reality Exhibition Finishes
Our inaugural Temporary Moorings exhibition, Imagination and Reality: the Art of Arthur Ransome finished yesterday, September 4.
A big “thank you” to everyone who came to see it. We do hope that you found it both enjoyable and informative, and that it complimented your visit to John Ruskin’s home at Brantwood.Read more
The Secret Waters of Arthur Ransome’s Life
Our Camp Fires series of talks and events continued last night, when Roland Chambers gave a well-informed personal interpretation of Arthur Ransome’s fascinating and complex life.Read more
Ransome’s Foreign Legion Visits Brantwood
Our Camp Fires series of talks and events continued last night, when Robert Thompson spoke on Ransome’s Foreign Legion: a humourous, fascinating and informative tour of the foreign translators and illustrators of Arthur Ransome’s twelve Swallows and Amazons novels.Read more
Arthur Ransome Events Coming in August
Our summer programme of Camp Fires events continues next Wednesday, 3 August, with Robert Thompson’s Ransome’s Foreign Legion, at Brantwood, followed a week later by Roland Chambers talking about Ransome’s life in Secret Water, at Abbot Hall Art Gallery in Kendal.Read more
Grab a Chance at Our Summer Talks and Events
Grab the chance when our inaugural Camp Fires series of public talks and events begins next Wednesday evening, at Brantwood. Christina Hardyment will be talking about “The Lake in the North“. Refreshments (included in the £5.00 ticket) will be available from 7.00pm, with the talk itself beginning at 7.30.Read more
Imagination and Reality opens at Brantwood
Around 100 guests visited Brantwood last night for the official opening of Imagination and Reality: the Art of Arthur Ransome. A fine spring evening helped visitors enjoy both the exhibition and the main house at Brantwood.
The exhibition is now open daily until September 4, accompanied by a series of lectures and events at Brantwood and Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal.Read more
Imagination and Reality: the Art of Arthur Ransome
We’re pleased to announce details of our first Temporary Moorings exhibition, Imagination and Reality: the Art of Arthur Ransome, which will be taking place in partnership with The Brantwood Trust from 19 May to 5 September, 2011.
The exhibition will be in the Blue Gallery at Brantwood, John Ruskin’s former home on the east side of Coniston Water. It will explore Arthur Ransome’s approach to illustrating the landscapes and plots of the Swallows and Amazons novels through examples of his original sketches and artwork.
A programme of occasional public lectures and events will run alongside the exhibition, offering insights into many aspects of Arthur Ransome’s life.