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Archive of: 2013

The Impossible - This Week's Film

Posted on - 16 December 2013 / 11

Film Screening Saturday 21st December The Impossible (2012) - 114 min PG-13 Director: J.A. Bayona Stars: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland Genres – Drama | History | Thriller The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.


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Curry Feast at Thorney How

Posted on - 16 December 2013 / 15

Kendal based Curry Club members joined us here at Thorney How for a Curry Feast as part of their regular monthly Friday nights out. A Curry Feast is one of the options available to groups of 10 or more, also available to non residents.


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Green Tourism Week

Posted on - 27 October 2013 / 6

To celebrate Green Tourism Week (4th-10th November), Independent Hostels UK (IHUK) have teamed up with the Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS) to highlight businesses with the Green Tourism award on the Independent Hostel Guide website and in the 2014 guide and to encourage businesses with an Eco outlook to consider applying for GTBS grading.


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28 Weeks Later - This week's film

Posted on - 16 October 2013 / 9

!/perch/resources/28weekslater-w700h700.jpg(28 Weeks Later Film Poster)!

28 Weeks Later picks up six months after the Rage Virus has decimated the city of London. The US Army has restored order and is repopulating the quarantined city, when a carrier of the Rage Virus enters London and unknowingly re-ignites the spread of the deadly infection and the nightmare begins… again.

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71% Tomatometer – Review on Rotten Tomatoes ‘While 28 Weeks Later lacks the humanism that made 28 Days Later a classic, it’s made up with fantastic atmosphere and punchy direction’

Review by Sukhdev Sandhu, “The Telegraph”:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/filmreviews/3665046/Attack-of-the-socio-political-zombies.html 11 May 2007 ‘The sequel to ‘28 Days Later’ is a gripping, precision-made stealth chiller which also lends itself to all sorts of surprising interpretations….’

Film starts 8.30pm – free admission Joining us for food – please book ahead

More information here – “28 Weeks Later (2007) IDMB”:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0463854/


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Life Of Pi - This week's film

Posted on - 05 October 2013 / 11

-Film Screening Saturday 5th October- -Life of Pi (2012) - 127 min- -Director: Ang Lee- -Starsring: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Gérard Depardieu- -Genres - Adventure | Drama | Fantasy- -A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.-


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C-Art Exhibition - Debbie Yare

Posted on - 13 September 2013 / 2

We are proud to be included in this years C-Art Open Studios, taking place 14th – 29th September 2013.

Thorney How is presenting the work of artist Debbie Yare.

We are open to the public daily from 12 midday to 5pm.


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High quality catering

Posted on - 24 August 2013 / 15

Food is our top priority at Thorney how.

From the home grown summer fruits, salads and seasonal vegetables, to ensuring that all our suppliers are also locally sourcing their own produce.


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Excellence Rating 2013

Posted on - 03 June 2013 / 18

Congratulations to us! Thorney How, Independent Hostel Grasmere is a 2013 Certificate of Excellence Winner courtesy of Trip Advisor and our recent guest reviews,


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