MediA Arts THE HOLIDAY MOVIE Fancy seeing a good old classic movie? Well ‘The Forum’ in Barrow is just the place. It is hosting the film ‘The Holiday’ starring the award winning Cameron Daiz, Kate Winslet and Jude Law. Anyone who is interested can come along as it would be a fun and interesting day ‘in’ at the movies. This fantastic Rom-Com movie is rated a 12 so pretty much anyone can come! ‘The Holiday’ is being screened in Barrow on the 6th of May at 1pm. The tickets are £3 each and that includes the refreshments!. To get more information go to: http://www.forumtwentyeight.co.uk/ Default.aspx?page=1250
CUMBRIA RE MIXED BY SH AUN BLEZER D Cumbria Remixed is a Laternhouse project run by the amazing artist Shaun Blezerd who uses digital technologies to give a ‘soundscape’ by remixing and moulding together sounds created by people of Cumbria to make songs all about Cumbria. This is really fun and interesting because it gets everyone in Cumbria involved and its something different and unique to anything anyone’s done before and the good thing is, is that anyone of any age can get involved!. What you need to do is send in a song, a recording or a story of the surrounding environment which then Shaun uses to make one or a couple of songs with. To be involved or to get more information contact either Shaun at email@example.com or phone 07743822114
NOW VOYAGER MOVIE ‘Now Voyager’ (1942 ) PG
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HARRY POTT ER AND THE PHILOSOPHER S STONE Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone This harry potter is the first and by far the best! Don’t miss your chance to see this exciting film. You will just love every minute of it. The forum loves to put on some amazing old films and now’s your chance to see the one you absolutely loved! It’s for all you harry potter lovers who just can’t get enough of him. See him when he was young. It’s on the Friday 3 June at 1pm. The film is Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson. Tickets only cost £3 including refreshments which is awesome! Don’t be the one to miss out! Have fun enjoy yourself!
BBC CUMBRIA Do you have a story you want to share? Come to the office on 20th April to get a chance to be featured on the radio station!! Local communities can get involved in this smashing event, as every week nearly 100 stories have the opportunity to have a chance of making it onto the radio. So all you need to do is come down, share your story, and listen out for your story to see if it had made it onto the radio. From 2pm until 5pm Kevin Fernihough goes on the wireless and brings you music and fun, plus musical headlines, and at 9pm Tony James brings us hits from the 70’s and 80’s. 20th April 2011 For more information go onto the BBC Cumbria website where you can find links to the barrow office.
DIGITAL SO UP KITCHE N Digital soup kitchen is an annual event Held at The Lantern house Ulverston, it is a event aimed at anyone from the age 12 to 20 years. So invite your friends along, and get creative and learn how to use brand new technology. Adam Clarke is a film-maker and digital artist will be there to help you set up something creative, and fun. Create your own animated story for FREE at the Lantern house, it will be a great day out!! For more information visit: http:// www.lanternhouse Free entry 12pm- 3pm Sunday 10th October
BARROW CARNIVAL Over a 100 years the carnival has been around to raise money for local hospitals and. The starting place is Duke Street then it will finish at barrow town hall. Barrow borough council sponsors the carnival. They are following the success of lakes alive; they’ve got the Zircus plus a team to promote the circus. It’s full of colours and life. Zircus are very popular over the nation. There are many tricks using acrobatic skills. It’s an amazing atmosphere for friends, families and couples. A unique experience for barrow because it’s a chance for barrow to show a little bit of what they can do! Its an amazing day out and a chance for kids to join in and get involved. This year the memorable day takes place on the 25th June
ELKIE BROOKS CONCERT The sensational singer who’s be in music for over 51 lion selling album years with hit sing s and awards is he les, milre. This concert her local fans to is a great opport experience one of un ity for he r stunning perfor best live. Bring al mances which sh ong new and old fa e does ns people who your crazy about like jazz or blues going to concerts or even if . This amazing an is soon to be perfo d beautiful Elkie rming at the foru brooks m in barrow in Fu and have a memor rness. Buy your tic able night! kets Thursday 2 nd June at 7.30pm, with tic kets only £19
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WIZARD OF OZ Come to this fun and exciting opera at ’The Forum’ held by the talented Barrow Operatic and Dramatic Society. The Wizard of Oz is a classic tale of a young girl stuck in a dream land desperate to find her way home and you will be following her journey throughout this interesting play. It takes place on the 17th of May 2011 and it carries on throughout the week till the final performance on the 21st. The opera starts every night from 7:30 and the Saturday matinee starts at 2:00. The tickets are £9.30 for adults and £8.00 for children. To buy the tickets either contact the forum box office or buy at the door on the night. The family tickets are available at £30. Come and bring all your family and friends you won’t regret it!
AL MUSIC FESTIVAL N O TI A RN TE IN N O ST THE ULVER The Ulverston international music festival offers a wide verity of music, but generally looks at the classical and jazz side of things. Just listening to some of the music played at this festival will make you shiver. The whole concert starts on Friday the 3rd of June and follows right through the week to the 11th hosting different themed music and relaxing moment’s whilst eating lunch. The jazz night in particular starts on Friday the 10th at 7:30 at the Coronation Hall and it throws in a mixture of swing, boogiewoogie, jive, gospel and the blues. Tickets are available on the 18th of March from the box office and you can get them by contacting 01229 587140 (open form mon-sat 10am-pm).
THE FURNESS T RADITIONAL FE STIVAL Taking place on the 8th-10th July, this is a local festival containing superb music acts, workshops for you to join in, dance acts, and storytelling. Suitable for any age, this is ideal for the perfect family day out. The group who organised this fabulous event was created to encourage, and make familiar the inheritance of music in the South of the Lake district and Cumbrian area. It is based in Ulverston’s market town. This is an ideal day out for any locals, or even for those travelling the bit of extra distance. Remember to come from the 8th- 10th July! For more information telephone: 01229 582 704. Address: 60 Southergate Ulverston Cumbria LA12 7EZ
Visual Arts THE LAUREL AND HARDY MUSEUM The Laurel and Hardy museum in Ulverston is a great learning yet fun experience and anyone can come! The Laurel and Hardy museum is extremely interesting as it uses an array of visual and media and it’s just a fun day out to learn something that you didn’t know about previously. It really explores in depth the lives of Laurel and Hardy and if you’re interested in this kind of thing you would have an even greater day. Its open pretty much all year round (Feb-Dec) 7 days a week, tickets for adults are only £4.00, O.A.P is £3.00 and children’s are £2.00! It opens at 10.00Am and closes at 5:00Pm so hurry and get down there! To contact, Telephone: 01229 582292
CASE W O H S G SPRIN The dock museum is an extremely interesting museum in Barrow and it covers lots of things, like a small part of the museum are about WW2 and another part shows boats it even has a themed adventure playground! So pretty much anyone of any age can come and visit this museum. In the summer season it is open from April to October and from Tuesday to Friday it opens at 10:30am and closes at 5pm and on Saturday-Sunday it opens from 11:00Am and closes at 5pm. From the 10th May to the 12th of June 2011 there is a Barrow society of Artists being held and the museum will show over 20 artists stunning and wonderful artwork and some of the artists includes established names such as Tom Murphy and Graham Tywford. To contact Tel: 01229 876400
ENGLAND A T LEISURE The dock museum has a brand new exhibition! England at leisure is a great chance to get away with your families, friends or even couples. It’s all old photos that explore the English leisure from the time of the 1860s up to the mid 20th century. This looks into Victorian ladies on bikes to holidaying at an English resort by the seaside in the 1950s. The exhibition is happening on the 14th June - 4th September 2011. The entry is free and is Open all day. Come in and have a look at what they can provide for you!
STEADART Steadart is an amazing, weird and wonderful exhibition using pencil work. This memorable exhibition is inspired by Dali, Escher and Gieger. This fascinating art is a mixture of lines, curves and just general surreal art. Its not all colourful art its unusually grey but its very effective and it’s a must see art! It’s a great day out with your family, friends or even your partner. Are you always having to travel long distances? Well now there’s no need to worry this exhibition is near you and its free so no need to worry if your broke. MAY and JUNE is when this magical art happens. Like we said no need to travel to Liverpool as now it’s near you at ‘The Forum’ Barrow. Come and join the experience in May and June.
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PRINTFEST Printfest is an Exhibition held annually in Ulverston’s Coronation hall. The Coronation Hall has the largest capacity of any hall in the whole of the south lakes. ‘From plays and musicals to meetings and coffee mornings- there’s no place quite like the Coro! Superb contemporary prints will be on sale, and Work from more than 40 national and international artists will be exhibited. Workshops and demonstrations from exhibiting artists will take place for you to come and see. A superb event for anyone interested in artwork or exhibitions. Coronation Hall, county square, Ulverston Cumbria LA12 7LZ. Its on Saturday 30 April to Sunday 1 May. For more information visit the website: www.printfest.org.uk Or call the Coronation Hall on: 01229 588994
The laurel and hardy museum
Ulverston international music festival
3rd march-18th June.
Now voyager movie
Friday 1st April
Barrow, the forum.
6th may, 1pm
Silverscreen, the forum, Barrow
10th may-4th June, opens 11am– 5pm
The dock museum, Barrow
Bon Jovi experience
Friday 13th may, 8pm
The forum, Barrow
Wizard of oz
17th may– 21st may
The forum, Barrow
May and June
The forum Barrow
Elkie Brooks concert,
2nd June, 7.30pm
The forum Barrow
Harry potter and the philosophers stone
3rd June 1pm
Silvercreen The forum Barrow
England at leisure
.14th June - 4th Septem- The dock museum, ber open all day. Barrow
Links borrow office
Open all year!
1st july– 31st august
The forum, Barrow
The Furness traditional festival
Digital soup kitchen