Theatre by the Lake has two gallery spaces, which are used throughout the year for a wide variety of exhibitions by professional and amateur artists, groups and societies.
Admission to both galleries is free from 9.30am most days. However the gallery spaces are occasionally closed to the public, so please check in advance with Box Office on 017687 74411 if you are making a trip specifically to see an exhibition. View below for current and upcoming exhibitions. If you are an artist interested in showing your work, click here
for more information.
Carlisle College of Arts
3 Feb - 1 March 2020
year students from the UAL Foundation Diploma Course at Carlisle College design alternative posters for
films shown in the Keswick Film Festival. For 2020 they will also be exhibiting work from
the second year of the Festival’s ‘Patron’s Legacy Project’ Fashion, Graphic
Design, Illustration, Fine Art created in response to the films of Tilda
4 Feb - 3 March 2020
Sarah Hampson’s work weaves a vibrant and varied tale-telling
tapestry, capturing her love of the outdoors, through the mud splattered lens
of the mountain biker and the eyes of her animal loving daughters.
Her restless, environmentally conscious spirit is reflected in her
recent canvas choices; where her ideas are painted onto meaningful natural or
up-cycled materials, including tweed and tent fabric.
Sarah lives, works and plays in and around the Lake District.
Her paintings include
"Can’t see the wood for the tweed”, "Girls mountain bike too” and "Eli the
4 - 29 March | Eden Valley Scribes
1 April - 10 May | Raye Bower
2 September - 18 October | Sarah Howard
3 March - 12 April | Petals & Claws (Artists: Jenny Ryrie, Liz Ellis & David Heke)