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Swallows And Armenians by Karen Babayan

Swallows And Armenians by Karen Babayan

Posted on - 10 August 2017 / 2

Exhibition - Swallows and Armenians at Thorney How, Grasmere

Karen Babayan, C-Art Cumbria Artist of the Year 2016 explores the real Armenian family behind Arthur Ransome’s fictional ‘Swallows’, in the context of her own family history, storytelling and mythmaking.


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Unesco World Heritage Site

Unesco World Heritage Site

Posted on - 09 July 2017 / 9

We’re thrilled at the news that the Lake District has become a World Heritage Site announced on 10th July 2017. joining iconic locations such as the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and Grand Canyon as a place of international acclaim.


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CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD 2017

CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD 2017

Posted on - 23 June 2017 / 6

We are thrilled that we have once again achieved a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence award for 2017. We have now received this award 5 years running and wish to thank all those guests and reviewers that have made this possible.


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Grasmere Movie Nights - Feb / March

Posted on - 24 February 2017 / 2

An overview of upcoming movies over the next 6 weeks.

Our film screenings are typically on Saturday nights starting at 8.30pm.

Food is also available from 6.30pm onwards.

Now a BFI Neighbourhood Cinema


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Updated Job Vacancy 2017

Updated Job Vacancy 2017

Posted on - 21 February 2017 / 21

We’re recruiting for the 2017 season.

Full Time or Part Time General Assistant required flexible hours to suit.

Outgoing, friendly and enthusiastic person required working in housekeeping, restaurant, front of house and other general duties. £8.50 Per hour

This is a temporary live out post only with the potential to be permanent.

We have a busy full year ahead and we’re confident that you will enjoy working with our close family team and other co-workers.


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Job Vacancies 2017

Job Vacancies 2017

Posted on - 03 February 2017 / 6

We’re recruiting for the 2017 season.

Full Time Chef needed March – October 2017

Full Time General Assistant needed March – October 2017

We have a busy full year ahead and we’re confident that you will enjoy working with our close family team and other co-workers.**

You don’t need to be a bit quackers to work here, but it might help!


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Happy New Year

Posted on - 31 December 2016 / 25

Happy New Year to all our guests and best wishes for 2017. We look forwards to seeing you again soon.


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Bridge of Spies - This week's film

Posted on - 07 December 2016 / 2

Film Screening Saturday 8th October at 8.45pm
“Now a BFI Neighbourhood Cinema”:http://www.bfi.org.uk/neighbourhoodcinema/thorney-how

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Bridge of Spies (2015) PG-13 | 2h 22min

This film event is free – recommended donation to Mountain Rescue £2

Director: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda

Drama, History, Thriller

During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.


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Eye in the Sky - this week's film

Posted on - 10 November 2016 / 2

Film Screening Saturday 12th November at 8.45pm
“Now a BFI Neighbourhood Cinema”:http://www.bfi.org.uk/neighbourhoodcinema/thorney-how

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Eye in the Sky (2015) R | 1h 42min

This film event is free – recommended donation to Mountain Rescue £2

Director: Gavin Hood

Starring: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman |

Drama, Thriller, War

Col. Katherine Powell, a military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya, sees her mission escalate when a girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare.


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