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.


Friends' Gallery


David Phillips: The Landscape & Wildlife of Northern Britain

Thu 30 May – Sun 21 July

An exhibition of framed, limited edition wildlife and landscape photographs depicting subjects from Scotland and Northern England by David Phillips. A local photographer with over thirty years experience and a past finalist in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards the exhibition includes many of his latest images ranging from wild mountain landscapes to coastal sunsets alongside intimate portraits of our native fauna.

Circle Gallery

Cumbria Schools A Level Art Exhibition
Presented by The Arts Society Cumbria
10 July – 5 September
This year the exhibitors are from 6 schools in Cumbria:

Appleby Grammar, Austin Friars Independent School, Ullswater Community College, Queen Elizabeth Grammar, Keswick School and Cockermouth School

The schools have covered a wide range of subjects and media which included pottery, textiles, oil, acrylic, charcoal wire, felt and encortsic wax on board. Subjects explored include portraiture, fashion, the animal kingdom and identity.

Please put any comments in the book and contact us at https://theartssociety.org/cumbria if you would like to join.

Upcoming Exhibitions

Thu 5 September – Sun 29 September
Elaine Pratt
Wed 24 July – Sun 15 September
Keswick Photographic Society
Wed 18 September – Wed 13 November