As we are developing a £13m project to reopen the museum, we are currently closed.

We have raised over £3 million match funding but we still need to raise an additional £300,000 to secure the future of the Museum.

Lakeland Arts has recived funding, donations and grants towards the project from a number of different organisations and trusts and we thank the following...

It’s full steam ahead for the Windermere Steamboat Museum since securing £9.4 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund in July.

  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Why not enjoy your lunch hour on our gallery lawn this summer. We’ll be giving some...
    Thurs Jul - SepMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    Bernard Leach has often been titled the father of British studio ceramics. Join our...
    Friday 25 JulyMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Our Curator looks in depth at this key work by Peter Lanyon, with an exploration of its...
    Monday 28 JulyMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Inspired by the collection and exhibitions on the wall we are hosting a pop up drawing...
    Wednesday 30 JulyMore.....
  • Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry
    Find out why Kendal’s town moto translates to Wool is my Bread, handle some objects from...
    Wednesday 30 JulyMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    Artist, Karen Lloyd will lead practical workshops using a range of media to get closer to...
    31 July - 3 AugustMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    On Plasters & Prototypes with Dr. Sam Lackey, Curator, The Hepworth Wakefield
    Thursday 31 JulyMore.....
  • Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry
    Crawl at the Hall is our weekly event for the under fives and goes on tour during August...
    Friday 1 August More.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    A Lake District Summer Music event - David Hunt returns with a recital of poems...
    Monday 4 AugustMore.....
  • Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry
    At first glance the Lake District seems so far removed from the battlefields of the First...
    Wednesday 6 AugustMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    A Lake District Summer Music event - Following a successful début at last year's Academy...
    Thursday 7 AugustMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    Ceramic artist, Karen Wilkinson is back to run more raku firings, one of the most popular...
    7 - 10 AugustMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    Crawl at the Hall is our weekly event for the under fives and goes on tour during August...
    Friday 8 August More.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    A Lake District Summer Music event - discuss the music inherent within poetry itself: as...
    Monday 11 AugustMore.....
  • Abbot Hall Art Gallery
    A welcome to Abbot Hall with an introduction to some of the highlights in the permanent...
    Monday 11 AugustMore.....
  • Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House
    A Lake District Summer Music event - Archos Quartet return with more Schubert, this year...
    Thursday 14 AugustMore.....