Performance on a mountain in Cumbria

Two street artists have helped celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Lake District and the launch of the Lakes Alive’s summer season of outdoor shows, … [Read more...]





Gillett and Brand clock restored in Cumbria

Work has started to restore a Gillett and Brand clock, as part of the ongoing restoration work to Lowther Castle near Penrith, Cumbria. The Cumbria … [Read more...]





Fingerpost sign with crown on top

Just outside Pooley Bridge and on the junction between Penrith and Tirrel is this unusual fingerpost with a crown on top. Often to be found at … [Read more...]





Countess Pillar near Penrith

Situated by the side of the busy A66 just outside Penrith in Cumbria, is a stone tower known as the Countess Pillar. Standing around 4m tall and … [Read more...]





The art of Josefina de Vasconcellos

Born in 1904  Josefina de Vasconcellos lived to be over 100 and left a legacy of fine artwork around the world. The daughter of a Brazilian … [Read more...]





Woolworths – End of an era

With the store closure timetable being published another icon is set to be removed from the British High Street. … [Read more...]





Lowther Castle

Situated just outside of Penrith in North Cumbria is the now derelict castle at Lowther. The 120 acre, Grade II listed site contains the … [Read more...]