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Browse our upcoming workshops, courses and events below. If you want to learn new skills, book your place through the links provided or drop by and get involved if the event doesn’t require booking.

In addition, each Wednesday we host a Community Lunch at 1pm. Everyone is welcome but it is first come first served so make sure you arrive on time!

Our workshops are open every Tuesday to Friday, from 10.00am – 4.00pm and every other Saturday. Stop by for advice on your latest project or email us for costings if you would like to use the equipment under the supervision of our expert staff.

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Festivals & Events

Workshops & Courses

Womens Woodwork Weekend

Join us for this 3 day intensive residential furniture and woodwork school with an emphasis on re-generative design If you were ever told you should not do woodwork then...

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7
June
2024
- 9 Jun 2024
Celtic Fiddles
Live Music

The Stable Bar Presents: Celtic Fiddles

We welcome back Thursday night regulars, Celtic Fiddles, who will once again fill The Stable Bar with traditional folk music.  Soak up the atmosphere as this experienced group of musicians play...

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6
June
2024
- 6 Jun 2024
Live Music

Semispecific Ensemble Live in the Stable Bar

After their mind-warping debut release on Optimo Music last year the mercurial, morphing manifestations of Semispecific Ensemble continue with their first show outside of Scotland.  Expect technoid improv journeys...

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31
May
2024
- 31 May 2024
Workshops & Courses

SOLD OUT: Make Your Own Noodle Bowl and Chopsticks

Join Tom to learn the techniques of ceramic handbuilding to create your very own ramen bowl and make a set of recycled wooden chopsticks. You will learn the basic...

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18
May
2024
- 18 May 2024
Rod & Sarah Demick
Live Music

LIVE IN THE STABLE BAR: The Demix- Rod and Sarah Demick

Join local legends Rod and Sarah Demick for a soulful set of blues and americana at The Farmer’s Arms. Rod Demick and his wife, Sarah Littlefeather Demick have been...

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16
May
2024
- 16 May 2024
Beginners Woodwork
Workshops & Courses

Make a Stool in a Day

Learn the fundamental woodwork techniques through making your own wooden stool in a day with workshop manager and maker Tom Philipson. This day workshop explores woodwork using recycled off-cuts...

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27
April
2024
- 27 Apr 2024
Workshops & Courses

Wild Pizza In the Lake District

A one-off SPECIAL workshop by Foragebox giving you the opportunity to forage for wild ingredients under the supervision of an expert, before heading back to the wonderful pub, The...

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26
April
2024
- 26 Apr 2024
A talk being held in the Dining Room
Festivals & Events, Soup Talks

Poetry Readings and Open Mic Evening

Join a host of Cumbrian poets at our Farmer’s Arms poetry evening. All abilities are welcome, from absolute beginners to experienced writers… or just come in and watch! Hosted...

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24
April
2024
- 24 Apr 2024
Workshops & Courses

Beginners Stained Glass Course

Always fancied trying stained glass? Come along to this beginners Sunday course! In this two day course you will be guided through all the steps to make your very...

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21
April
2024
- 28 Apr 2024
Pottery Class
Workshops & Courses

THURSDAY EVENING COURSE: Pottery with Francis Lloyd-Jones

Come and join our Thursday evening pottery classes in The Farmer’s Arms workshops. All abilities are welcome from absolute beginners to those familiar with working in clay. Taught by The...

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18
April
2024
- 23 May 2024
Live Music

Pete Astor LIVE with support from Anne-Marie Sanderson

Join us for an evening of music and conversation with Pete Astor of Indie pop fame with local support from Anne-Marie Sanderson Pete Astor led Creation Records’ groups The...

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18
April
2024
- 18 Apr 2024
Pottery
Workshops & Courses

WEDNESDAY EVENING COURSE: Pottery with Francis Lloyd-Jones

Come and join our Wednesday evening pottery classes in The Farmer’s Arms workshops. All abilities are welcome from absolute beginners to those familiar with working in clay. Taught by The...

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17
April
2024
- 22 May 2024
Workshops & Courses

SOLD OUT JUNE SESSION BOOKING NOW: Womens Woodwork Weekend

Join us for this 3 day intensive residential furniture and woodwork school with an emphasis on re-generative design If you were ever told you should not do woodwork then...

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12
April
2024
- 14 Apr 2024
Live Music

Barnaby Kenny Live Music

JOIN US FOR LIVE MUSIC WITH BARNABY KENNY IN THE STABLE BAR Having supported the likes of Seth Lakeman, Baskery, True Strays. Martin Carthy, Geoff Lakeman, Mishra, Mad Dog...

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21
March
2024
- 21 Mar 2024
Soup Talks

SOUP TALK: Book Launch ‘Human Being’ by Graham Lee

Our increasing reliance on digital technology has had a profound impact on our own abilities as humans. What can we do about it? Join us for this talk and...

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6
March
2024
- 6 Mar 2024
Pottery Workshop
Workshops & Courses

FRIDAY DAY COURSE: Beginners Pottery

Join us in our workshops for this introduction to basic pottery techniques. This course is intended to start from the very beginning and gives participants the chance to get...

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23
February
2024
- 29 Mar 2024
Francis Lloyd-Jones & a Pottery Student
Workshops & Courses

SOLD OUT: THURSDAY EVENING COURSE: Pottery with Francis Lloyd-Jones

Come and join our Thursday evening pottery classes in The Farmer’s Arms workshops. All abilities are welcome from absolute beginners to those familiar with working in clay. Taught by The Farmer’s...

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22
February
2024
- 28 Mar 2024
Chris Butler Live
Live Music

The Stable Bar Presents: Chris Butler

Join Cumbria’s finest of singer songwriters Chris Butler in the Stable Bar for a set of original acoustic indie music. Whether it’s performing at festivals or in local watering...

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22
February
2024
- 22 Feb 2024
Pottery
Workshops & Courses

SOLD OUT: WEDNESDAY EVENING COURSE: Pottery with Francis Lloyd-Jones

Come and join our Wednesday evening pottery classes in The Farmer’s Arms workshops. All abilities are welcome from absolute beginners to those familiar with working in clay. Taught by The...

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21
February
2024
- 27 Mar 2024
Workshops & Courses

Make Your Own Hooks and Handles

Bored of opening your kitchen cupboards? Come and make your own handles knobs and light pulls from oak, copper and clay. This day course we will guide you through...

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3
February
2024
- 3 Feb 2024
Robert Burns
Festivals & Events

Burns Night at The Farmer’s Arms

Celebrating the farmer, poet and all things rural that Robert Burns might represent, our Burns Night Party is a cut above the rest! As Wordsworth declared in homage: ‘Whose...

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25
January
2024
- 25 Jan 2024
Pottery Class
Workshops & Courses

SOLD OUT WEDNESDAY EVENING COURSE: Pottery with Francis Lloyd-Jones

Come and join our Wednesday evening pottery classes in The Farmer’s Arms workshops. All abilities are welcome from absolute beginners to those familiar with working in clay. Taught by The...

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3
January
2024
- 7 Feb 2024
Festivals & Events

Film Screening: “In the Future They Ate from the Finest Porcelain”

Join us as we conclude our Social Clay weekender with a screening of Larissa Sansour and Søren Lind’s science fiction short, “In the Future They Ate from the Finest...

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10
September
2023
- 10 Sep 2023

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