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Trio Vents de Lorraine

A talented trio of professional musicians from France. Their unlikely trio, combining instruments from different eras (recorders, flutes and accordion) offers a journey from European Early music (Purcell, Bach, Pergolesi) to South American popular music (Piazzolla, Palmeri, Malaquias, Abreu), giving prominence to dance music and songs. Tickets £14 (£7 under 18) from village PO, Coffee Shop and on-line here.
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A Geological Walk around Threlkeld

A guided walk around Threlkeld with Dr Danny Clark-Lowes, geologist and U3A geology field trip leader in the Lake District. Much can be learned about the geology of Threlkeld from the building stones and in gardens apart from the areas of former mines. This walk starts from the Village Hall Car Park at 1:30pm and lasts about 2½hrs, finishing at the village hall. FREE! Wear strong shoes or boots. May involve some uneven ground.

North Sea Gas

North Sea Gas are Dave Gilfillan, Grant Simpson and Ronnie MacDonald. Over thirty-nine years and stronger than ever! “North Sea Gas” is one of Scotland’s most popular folk bands with great vocals and tremendous three part harmonies. Guitars, Mandolin, Fiddle, Bouzouki, Harmonica, Whistles, Bodhrans, Banjo and good humour are all part of the entertainment. They have received Gold and Silver Disc awards from the Scottish Music Industry Association and regularly have sold out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and around the world! Tickets £12 (£6 under 18)

From Threlkeld to 3 Dads Walking- Illustrated Talk by Andy Airey

A poignant talk by Andy Airey, born in Threlkeld, of how he achieved something positive after the unexpected suicide of his daughter, Sophie, in 2018. When looking for a charity to support at Sophie’s funeral he found Papyrus and has fund-raised for them since. In 2021 he formed “3 Dads Walking” with 2 other bereaved fathers, Tim Owen and Mike Palmer. They walked over 300miles raising funds for Papyrus, a suicide prevention charity, and encouraged people to talk about suicide prevention. A second and third walk followed. Entry £2 on the door. Bar and Box Office from 7pm.

Jennie Lee by Mikron Theatre Company

Jennie Lee: The extraordinary life of the radical MP you’ve never heard of… In 1929, Jennie Lee left her coal-mining family in Scotland to become Westminster’s youngest MP – so young that, as a woman, she couldn’t even vote for herself. Tenacious, bold and rebellious, Jennie cut her own path through history. Jennie fought with her every breath for the betterment of all our lives. She believed that every person deserved their share of the fruits of the earth – for wages, health, and housing, and for art and education too. Mikron Theatre company tell her story in a musical drama which is fast-paced and warm hearted with humour and pathos. Tickets £15 (Under 18 £7.50)