Events in Allerdale

Events listings (4 events found)

Butterfly Guided Walk: Fri, 29 May 2015

Oldside wind farm
Butterfly guided walk with Steve Doyle from Butterfly Conservation. Meet at Oldside Wind Farm in the small car park just before the barrier.
  • 01900825215
  • Oldside wind farm
    Workington , CA14 1BE

Bassenthwaite Festival - St Bega's Church : Sat, 30 May 2015

The Bassenthwaite Festival offers three concerts over two days of beautiful Baroque music for voices, strings and continuo, in the idyllic and intimate settings of St John’s Church, just outside Bassenthwaite village, and St Bega’s Church, a 10th century building on the shore of Bassenthwaite Lake. Performed by Ensemble Buxtehude, a group of musician friends currently or formerly based in Cumbria, the Festival has become a magnet for music lovers from all over the UK, offering high quality performances of interesting and uncommon programmes, and an opportunity for audience and performers to mix and chat at the interval over delicious refreshments. In this its eleventh year, the Festival will present music by Henry Purcell (1659-1695): Saturday evening suites and airs for solo voices, violin and continuo by Purcell and his contemporaries. The Saturday lunchtime concert will be a recital of cello sonatas by Vivaldi, Geminiani and Lanzetti.

Intermediate Navigation Course: Sat, 30 May 2015 until Sun, 31 May 2015

More Than Mountains
If you are happy with basic map reading, can follow a route along paths and tracks and would like to start to venture off the beaten track and find out what to do when the mist comes down then this is the course for you. This course is based near Coniston in the Lake District. We will help you to improve your map reading skills, teach you how to take an follow a compass bearing, take and give an accurate grid reference, improve your understanding of contour lines and much. much more. Here's what our customers thought of the course: "I thought the instruction was very good, you both must have a vast amount of knowledge of the outdoors, and this comes across with a lot of enthusiasm. It was noticeable immediately that you both have a nice and pleasant manner, which makes learning any subject a lot easier. The pace of both days was nice and relaxed, at no time did I feel pressed to produced fast results."(Malcolm, Intermediate Navigation Course) "(Jill was) excellent; knowledgeable,

Evening Photography Workshops: Sun, 31 May 2015

Photos by Carmen
We are offering evening photography workshops throughout the summer to help you capture the beautiful Lake District at sunset. After a brief camera session to ensure that your camera is set for the conditions we will look at composition, long exposures, using filters and various settings to make the dream picture. This workshop is not only for beginners it is also suited for those wishing to just have a fun evening with a camera. Course includes: • Composition • Long exposures • Working with filters An ideal gift for the budding photographer Where: Locations vary, we will choose the best location for the conditions Previous Experience: Suitable for complete beginners and the more experienced Times: approx 5pm to 9pm - An evening workshop will last between 3 and 4 hours. Group Size: Small, friendly groups with a maximum of 4 students Equipment you need: DSLR camera, filters if you have them, wide angle lens, tripod, walking shoes, wellies, waterproof and warm clothing


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Allerdale Borough Council
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