New Art Exhibition To Open At Florence Arts Centre

A new exhibition of work from Cumbrian artists opens at Florence Arts Centre on Saturday 4 November To round off another successful year of exhibitions, which have included a diverse range of work – photography, ceramics, calligraphy, printing, oil paintings, installations, digital media, knitting, embroidery, and more – Florence Arts Centre’s latest show is another […]

Read More

Chilli Jam Recipe

One from the archive. Local Chef Alan Spedding shares his recipe for Chilli Jam with a kick. By Alan Spedding I always have a decent supply of Chilli Jam on my shelves at home. I use it all the time for stir-fries, Tom Yam Thai soup, cold meats, and sandwiches for work and to accompany […]

Read More

15,000 crocuses to be planted in Workington

Volunteers are being sought to help with a large planting project in Workington. Over 15,000 crocus bulbs will be planted in Workington with the work beginning on 26 October. The ‘Ruby Giant’ bulbs will be planted at various locations around the town including Hall Park, Vulcan Park, Mossbay, and Moorclose. The bulb planting is organised by […]

Read More

It’s Wine O’Clock!

By Gerard Richardson MBE  Life really is too short to drink poor wine.  It’s easy to fall into the trap of buying sub £5 a bottle wines to save cash but is it really good value? Yeah, I know what you’re thinking, he’s a wine merchant so of course he will say no but for […]

Read More

beacon

Accreditation status for The Beacon Museum

A Coveted award has been gained by The Beacon Museum for the thirteenth year running. Museum Accreditation Status has again been achieved by the Whitehaven harbourside museum this week. The Accreditation Scheme sets nationally agreed standards for museums in the UK. It defines good practice and identifies agreed standards, thereby encouraging development. It is a […]

Read More

Tara’s Seasonal Delights

Bramble Cocktail This Autumnal classic and very British cocktail is ideal this time of year, with blackberries in abundance and the perfect balance of sweet meets sour. Super quick and easy to make. Ingredients  50ml gin 25ml lemon juice 25ml sugar syrup 20ml crème de mûre Blackberries to garnish Method Combine the gin, freshly squeezed […]

Read More

haven

West Cumbria Sports Bulletin

Haven It’s been an up and down Super 8 series for Haven but they have given themselves every opportunity of promotion next season. They will face York in the playoff semi-final, win that and they’re one match away from the Championship. Haven had a shaky start in the Super 8’s when they went down to […]

Read More

beacon

Half-term Horrors at The Beacon Museum

SPOOKY SKELETONS are on offer this half-term at The Beacon Museum with its feature exhibition Gladiators: A Cemetery of Secrets. Six sets of human remains tell the story of gladiators who perished in combat, created by the world renowned JORVIK Viking Centre. The host of historic horrors provide fun for all the family, with interactive […]

Read More

wedding

Touching Up The Bride

After a busy summer wedding season, Make-Up Artist Bridget Foster offers some insight for brides-to-be planning their big day this autumn. As I’m at the age where all my friends seem to be getting married, I’ve been flat out with bridal make-up all season. Organising and preparing everything has been essential to ensure that the […]

Read More

beacon

Twilight Events at The Beacon Museum Postponed

The family-friendly table quiz scheduled for Thursday, October 12 at 6.30pm, and the ‘Meet the Curator’ sessions on October 19 at The Beacon Museum have been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. The following event is still scheduled to go ahead as planned: Local author and researcher Alan Cleaver will be delivering a terrifying talk on the Ghosts, Ghouls […]

Read More

© 2017 Guide Media Group. All rights reserved. Website developed by Wombat.