Rheged Centre

Rheged Centre
Redhills, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0DQ
  • Telephone 01768 868000
  • Opening times Daily 8.30am–5.30pm.
  • Seasonal times Closed Dec 25 and 26
  • Email
  • Website www.rheged.com
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Rheged Centre

Rheged is located at the northern gateway to the Lake District, at Penrith. Opened in 2000, the centre welcomes over 450,000 visitors every year. The vision of a Cumbrian farmer, John Dunning, Rheged is a centre that celebrates its place, through its programme of arts and family events and exhibitions, as well as its food and shops.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Events at this venue

There are 14 events at this location

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Alan Hinkes OBE

A biopic of Alan Hinkes OBE, the first and only British mountaineer to summit all 14 of the world’s highest mountains, each over 8,000 metres.

Sat 14 Oct

£12 (£10) / 01768 868000

Followed by a Q&A with Alan Hinkes and filmmaker Terry Abraham.

America Wild: National Parks Adventure

  • 2016
  • 45 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Greg MacGillivray
  • Cast: Robert Redford, Conrad Anker, Max Lowe

An off-trail adventure into America's untamed wilderness. Narrated by Robert Redford the documentary sees mountaineer Conrad Anker, adventure photographer Max Lowe and artist Rachel Pohl hike, climb and explore their way across the countries national parks.

Mon 3 Jul

£6.50 (£5; Children £4; Family £19) / 01768 868000

Tue 4 Jul

£6.50 (£5; Children £4; Family £19) / 01768 868000

Wed 5 Jul

£6.50 (£5; Children £4; Family £19) / 01768 868000

…and 5 more dates until 10 Jul

La Boheme: Live from Taormina

  • 2017
  • Italy
  • Directed by: Enrico Castiglione

Experience one of Puccini’s most famous operas performed live from the Teatro Antico di Taormina, under the shadow of Mt. Etna.

Sat 8 Jul

£15 (£12) / 01768 868000

C-Art Cumbrian Artist Of The Year Exhibition

C-Art Cumbrian Artist of the Year Exhibition - 9TH September - 5th November Admission free - Open 10am-5pm daily Organised by Eden Arts, who organise C-Art Festival, The Winter Droving and other cultural events in Penrith and around Cumbria and Rheged, who receive over 500k visitors per year, the C-Art Cumbrian Artist of…

Fri 8 Sep

Free / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 9 Sep

Free / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 10 Sep

Free / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 56 more dates until 5 Nov

Colin Caygill Antique Fair

Stalls selling antiques ranging from home furnishings to watches.

Sun 13 Aug

£1.20 / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 15 Oct

£1.20 / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 10 Dec

£1.20 / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Derek Eland: Being Human at Base Camp

Work by the first ever artist in residence at Everest Base Camp. Eland invited everyone at the camp to write down what Everest meant to them and why they were there, and the exhibition is one of the results.

Sun 25 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 26 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 27 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 2 Jul

Dinosaur Encounters

New exhibition exploring what the world was like back when dinosaurs ruled.

Wed 12 Jul

Prices vary / 01768 868000

  • 09:15 – 17:30

Thu 13 Jul

Prices vary / 01768 868000

  • 09:15 – 17:30

Fri 14 Jul

Prices vary / 01768 868000

  • 09:15 – 17:30
…and 51 more dates until 3 Sep

Family Feature Films

Screenings of family films including Moana, Lego Batman, Sing, Swallows and Amazons, Beauty and the Beast, Ballerina and Trolls.

Sat 15 Jul

£6.50 (£5; Children £4; Family £19) / 01768 868000

Sun 16 Jul

£6.50 (£5; Children £4; Family £19) / 01768 868000

Mon 17 Jul

£6.50 (£5; Children £4; Family £19) / 01768 868000

…and 47 more dates until 2 Sep

Rival Arts Food And Gift Fair

A chance to select early Christmas gifts from artists, photographers, jewellers, craft and food producers.

Sat 28 Oct

01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 29 Oct

01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Royal Opera House: Otello

  • 2017

World-famous tenor Jonas Kaufmann makes his role debut as Otello in Verdi's passionate retelling of Shakespeare's great tragedy of jealousy, deception and murder.

Wed 28 Jun

01768 868000

  • 19:00

Sun 2 Jul

01768 868000

  • 14:00

Royal Shakespeare Company: Titus Andronicus

  • 2017
  • UK
  • Directed by: Blanche McIntyre
  • Cast: Patrick Drury, Nia Gwynne, Stefan Adegbola, David Burnett
  • UK release: 9 August 2017

The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play. Blanche McIntyre returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s brutal revenge tragedy after her debut directing The Two Noble Kinsmen (2016).

Wed 9 Aug

£15 (£12) / 01768 868000

Sun 13 Aug

£15 (£12) / 01768 868000

Saturday Art Club

An art club inspired by artist Tony Orrico. Explore lots of different colourful drawing and painting skills to create art of different sizes including big art using your body. You can also make your very own sketchbooks just in time for some drawing adventures over the summer holidays. Ages 5–11.

Sat 1 Jul

£18 / 01768 868000

Sat 8 Jul

£18 / 01768 868000

Sat 15 Jul

£18 / 01768 868000

Steven Venables: Four Men on a Mountain – Everest Kangshung Face

Steven Venables gives an illustrated talk about his time spent climbing Everest's new east face route.

Thu 29 Jun

£12 (£10; Children £8) / 01768 868000

  • 19:30

Swallows and Amazons

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 97 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Philippa Lowthorpe
  • Cast: Rafe Spall, Andrew Scott, Kelly Macdonald, Jessica Hynes, Harry Enfield
  • UK release: 19 August 2016

Lake District, 1930: the plucky Walker siblings go up against fierce local gels Nancy and Peggy for possession of an island, while reclusive uncle Jim (Spall) is stalked by a sinister foreigner (Scott). Charmingly nostalgic kids' adventure, subtly modernised, with well-cast kids and Macdonald a pleasure as always. Sweetly…

Mon 3 Jul

£6.50 (£5; Children £4; Family £19) / 01768 868000

  • 14:00

Tue 4 Jul

£6.50 (£5; Children £4; Family £19) / 01768 868000

  • 14:00

Wed 5 Jul

£6.50 (£5; Children £4; Family £19) / 01768 868000

  • 14:00
…and 5 more dates until 10 Jul

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