What is the stereotypical Cumbrian? Want to find out? Then book your self in to meet a living, breathing, working Cumbrian in our special meeting space. You may want to just have a conversation with a teacher, you may want to meet an MP and get something off your chest, or possibly step back in time with Lady Anne Clifford. We have plenty of Cumbrians in Anchorhold including:
Tim Farron MP, Photographer Flo Acland, Lady Anne Clifford, Curator Jamie Barnes, owner of Beech House B&B Hilary Claxton, Councillor Chris Hogg, Cumbrian Tourism Director Richard Greenwood, Kendal Parish Vicar Rob Saner-Haigh, Director Exhibitions & Collections Helen Watson, Santa’s Elf (children’s one-off), Curator Nick Rogers, Musician Najia Bagi, Lancaster University Professor Charlie Gere and Curator Beth Hughes. Plus many more to be announced.
|10||Flo Acland||Hilary Claxton||Najia Bagi|
|11||Nick Rogers||Nick Rogers|
|12||Charlie Gere||Charlie Gere||Jamie Barnes||Jamie Barnes|
|13||Chris Hogg||Chris Hogg|
|14||Beth Hughes||Beth Hughes|
|15||Lady Anne Clifford||Lady Anne Clifford||Lady Anne Clifford||Lady Anne Clifford|
|17||Helen Watson||Tim Farron||Helen Watson|
|18||Richard Greenwood||Richard Greenwood|
|19||Rob Saner-Haigh||Rob Saner-Haigh|
Waitlist - If a session has been taken you can join the waitlist for that individual session. If it becomes available again you will automatically be notified by email. You will only have 24 hours to reserve the session and it's on a first come first served basis.
Anchorhold is an ingenious wooden structure, designed by the architectural practice Sutherland Hussey. The name of the building refers to a tenth century hermitage in which anchorites would be walled up in order to think on issues that impacted on society. This twenty-first-century Anchorhold is a bespoke meeting room for two people, providing an intimate venue for a programme of one-to-one sessions that enable access to a range of cultural figures from the Lake District. The project is a collaboration between the architects, Grizedale Arts, Lakeland Arts and the artist Marcus Coates and has been funded with the generous support of the Visit England and Arts Council England Cultural Destinations Project - Lakes Culture. Read more about Anchorhold.
The 50 minute sessions are in Anchorhold outside the Gallery. Individual consultations only, no groups. All consultations will be undertaken in the strictest confidence.
When & Where
Abbot Hall Art Gallery
LA9 5AL Kendal
Lakeland Arts manages Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry and Windermere Jetty.
Lakeland Arts is a registered charity, registration number 1153001.