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 24 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.

Thu 25 May

3D

01768 868000

  • 10:00
  • 13:30

ARTventurers

Artventurers specialise in creative art classes for kids.

Fri 2 Jun

Over-4s only

£6.50 / 01768 868000

Make circus themed hand puppets.

  • 11:00
  • 13:00
  • 15:00

Ballerina

  • 3 stars
  • 2016
  • France / Canada
  • 89 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Eric Summer / Éric Warin
  • Cast: Voices of Dane DeHaan, Elle Fanning, Maddie Ziegler
  • UK release: 19 December 2016

Orphaned Félicie (Fanning) strives to reach her dream of performing ballet at the Grand Opera House, with the help of mentor Odette (Jepsen). A ballet version of The Karate Kid, it looks nice but the soundtrack is a mish-mash and the story is formulaic and lacks comic zing.

Sat 27 May

01768 868000

  • 11:00

Sun 28 May

01768 868000

  • 11:00

Mon 29 May

01768 868000

  • 11:00
…and 5 more dates until 4 Jun

Bushcraft with Reach Beyond Adventure

Exploring the outdoors with Ullswater based Reach Beyond Adventure. There's archery, fire lighting and camp cooking. Parental supervision required.

Wed 31 May

£6 per activity / 01768 868000

  • 11:00 – 15:00

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 18 Jun

£1.20 / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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

Creation Station

A series of craft activities for youngsters.

Tue 30 May

£5.50 / 01768 868000

Make carnival wind kites.

Creative Pottery Painting

A craft workshop including hand weaving and pot painting.

Sat 27 May

£4–£10 / 01768 868000

Sun 28 May

£4–£10 / 01768 868000

Mon 29 May

£4–£10 / 01768 868000

…and 6 more dates until 4 Jun

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.

Thu 25 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 26 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 27 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 36 more dates until 2 Jul

Don't Dribble on the Dragon

An adventure about friendship featuring a magical dragon.

Fri 2 Jun

£10 (£8; Family £32) / 01768 868000

  • 13:00

Exhibition On Screen: Michelangelo: Love And Death

A fresh biography of Michelangelo, who is considered one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance. This film explores his relationship with his contemporaries and his immense artistic practice that included painting, sculpture and architecture. The documentary coincides with a glorious new exhibition at the National…

Tue 13 Jun

£15 (£12; On first two rows £10) / 01768 868000

  • 19:00

Join The Spy Academy

Join the Spy Academy and learn how to take fingerprints, use a code cracker and solve some cryptic clues.

Wed 31 May

£7 / 01768 868000

  • 11:00
  • 13:00
  • 15:00

King Kong Climbing Tower

Take on a challenge and have a go at climbing the free standing climbing tower at Rheged.

Sat 27 May

Free / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sun 28 May

Free / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Mon 29 May

Free / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 6 more dates until 4 Jun

Meru

  • 2015
  • India/US
  • 90 min
  • Directed by: Jimmy Chin/Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
  • Cast: Conrad Anker, Grace Chin, Jimmy Chin
  • UK release: 7 June 2015

Three elite climbers take on Mount Meru, a big prize in the game of Himalayan big wall climbing.

Thu 25 May

01768 868000

  • 15:00

Phoenix Lakeland Wargames Exhibition

A chance for wargaming traders to meet up, play games and exchange or sell games and miniatures.

Sat 24 Jun

£3 (under 13s free) / 01768 868000

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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 Ballet: The Dream / Symphonic Variations / Marguerite And Armand

  • 2017

Mixed programme demonstrating the great creative vision of Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet.

Wed 7 Jun

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  • 19:00

Sun 11 Jun

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  • 14:00

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: Antony & Cleopatra

  • 2017
  • UK
  • 177 min
  • Directed by: Iqbal Khan
  • Cast: Josette Simon, Antony Byrne
  • UK release: 27 May 2017

Iqbal Khan directs Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty, picking up the story where Julius Caesar ends.

Sun 28 May

£15 (£12) / 01768 868000

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

Thu 25 May

01768 868000

  • 13:00

The Wildest Dream

  • 2010
  • USA
  • 93 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Anthony Geffen
  • Written by: Mark Halliley
  • Cast: Conrad Anker, Leo Houlding, Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Hugh Dancy, Alan Rickman

The story of Conrad Anker's 1999 discovery of the body of George Mallory, a British explorer who died in his attempt to summit Everest 75 years earlier. Told through archival photos and footage, new dramatisation and the letters between Mallory and his wife.

Thu 25 May

01768 868000

  • 11:00

Zoolab

ZooLab's circus-themed show features some of the animal kingdom's most amazing contortionists, acrobats and weightlifters. Meet and handle a giant African land snail, cockroach, snake, tree frog and more.

Thu 1 Jun

£4.50 / 01768 868000

  • 10:00
  • 11:00
  • 13:00
  • 14:00
  • 15:00

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