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Saturday, 23 May 2015

Focusing on wrestling

TEK Hod, a new solo exhibition by David Ellison, combines contemporary portraiture with landscape photography to document and creatively represent Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling, one of the two major surviving forms of British folk wrestling.

A Victorian Christmas family day is being held in Tullie House this Saturday and includes two performances of fantastic children’s play Each Peach Pear Plum, presented by The Puppet Lab.

A new exhibition Timelines has opened at Gracefield Gallery 1, Dumfries by artist group TEN.

Young composers are being sought to submit choral works inspired by the Hawick Missal Fragment for the fragments composition prize.

Cumbrian theatre group Fat-Headed Chunks, who made a splash with Three Men In A Boat earlier this year, are back on tour with seasonal favourite, Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol.

A Yuletide trip into Kielder forest this Saturday comes with plenty of trimmings. Rangers have teamed up with the Duke’s Pantry tea room to run a sparkling Christmas Fayre.

Carlisle’s popular international Christmas market returns this week until Sunday. There will be 50 stalls from around the world and traders from Made In Cumbria.

Gretna and District Choral Society hold their Christmas Concert in All Saints Church, Gretna this Sunday.


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