Old Laundry Theatre seeks budding filmmakers

Calling budding filmmakers to submit their short films to be shown on the big screen at the Old Laundry Theatre The Old Laundry Theatre in Bowness-on-Windermere is looking for budding filmmakers who would like to show their film on the big screen. For one night only the Theatre turns in to a cinema for a […]

A New Peter Rabbit Story Arrives in the Lake District

The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit, written by Oscar-winning actress and screen writer Emma Thompson is the 24th tale to be added to the existing collection of Peter Rabbit stories. It is the first time that Frederick Warne has published an additional title to the series which Beatrix Potter wrote between 1902 and 1930. Thompson, […]

Middlesborough v Barrow AFC 3rd Round FA Cup

On Saturday I delivered my Christmas present to my 14 year old football mad nephew – a trip to the Riverside to watch Barrow AFC take on Gareth Southgate’s Premiership strugglers Middlesborough in the 3rd round of the FA Cup. Along with 6,998 others we left Cumbria and in our case travelled by coach to […]

Ohhhhhh, Barrow AFC, Barrow AFC, Barrow AFC, Barrow AFC

Barrow AFC beat 2nd Division Brentford 2-1 last night to progress to the third round of the FA Cup and a possible tie with a Premiership club.  Congratulations to Barrow AFC, their supporters and everyone connected with the club. Just one year ago Barrow were three from bottom of the Blue Square North league, but […]

Horse Riding Holidays

Our friends at Moat Farm Equestrian Centre are running a series of 4 day horse riding holidays during January 2009. Many horse owners make a new year resolution to do more with their horses, so if that’s you, here’s the perfect opportunity to make your resolution a reality. Running from Tuesday to Saturday, the break […]

Riding Schools In The Lake District

Paid a visit to Moat Farm Equestrian Centre at Aldingham on Saturday in part to take some photos as I’m building a website for them. They were holding a clear round jumping competition in their indoor riding school. Despite the bad weather (elsewhere in the lakes mountain marathon competitors were stranded near Honister Pass) the […]