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C-Art exhibition opening

14 September 2014 / Events / Arts / Culture / Exhibition

Jules Cadie will be at Thorney How on Friday 19th September. Come and see the exhibition, meet the artist, explore the woodland installations. Buy an artwork!

This special preview event will be from 4pm to 6pm. Drinks will be available from the bar plus light snacks.

You can stay and book a meal from 6.30pm. Accommodation is also available.

Jules Cadie - Submissive Trunk - installation at Thorney How

Jules has created a blog documenting his interventions and installation in the woodland at Thorney How.

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Jules Cadie has collected together paintings, wooden structures, fleece, found elements and has brought these pieces together at Thorney How illustrating his fascination with the natural elements of Earth, Air, Fire and Water. His imagery represents the relationships between these four elements and their impact on the natural world through growth, development, decay and regeneration.

Thorney How is surrounded by the huge landscape of the Lake District, but Jules draws the viewers eye into the detail of root and rock, twig and fungi. There is a sense of wonder, yet also a very elemental hands on touch to his objects and painting that is both very accessible and marvelous.

C-Art is an annual countywide visual arts programme in Cumbria, focussing on Cumbrian Artists and locations and is co-ordinated by Eden Arts.

Over 150 artists, designers and independent galleries have opened their doors during the last 2 weeks of September to the public along with numerous art and craft workshops, demonstrations and special exhibitions taking place throughout the county.

Norwegian Wood - This week's film

9 September 2014 / Events / Arts / Film

Film Screening Thursday 18th September at 8.00pm

Join us for the last of four monthly film screenings celebrating Japanese cinema, in conjunction with The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere.

Book your tickets here
Norwegian Wood (2010) [15]
“Noruwei no mori” (original title)

Director: Tran Anh Hung
Starring: Ken’ichi Matsuyama, Rinko Kikuchi, Kiko Mizuhara
Genre: Drama | Romance
Language: Japanese

Toru recalls his life in the 1960s, when his friend Kizuki killed himself and he grew close to Naoko, Kizuki’s girlfriend, and another woman, the outgoing, lively Midori.

Norwegian Wood - Film Poster


Upon hearing the song “Norwegian Wood,” Toru (Matsuyama) remembers back to his life in the 1960s, when his friend Kizuki killed himself and he grew close to Naoko, Kizuki’s girlfriend. As the two try, in very different ways, to contend with their grief, Toru forms a bond with another woman, Midori.

Peter Bradshaw – Guardian Review – Thursday 10 March 2011
This Japanese adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s bestseller is gorgeous and sensual…

Rotten Tomatoes – 74% Tomatometer

Food served from 7.00pm. Screenings start at 8.00pm

Price: £9.50. including a BBQ supper – paid up Meetup – Grasmere Movie Night group members £8.00 **
Join our Grasmere movie nights here

Book your accommodation with us too from Shared mixed dorm £24.50 per person with a basic breakfast or £27.50 with a Full English breakfast. Private doubles £57.60 per room with a basic breakfast or £63.60 with a Full English breakfast.

More information here – Norwegian Wood IMDB

Jules Cadie - C-Art Exhibition

7 September 2014 / Gardening / Events / Arts

Cumbria Artists Open Studios 13-28th Sept 2014
We are thrilled to be hosting another C-Art Open Studios Exhibition again this year.
Cumbria Artist, Jules Cadie will be transforming our dining room and reception gallery spaces with his paintings and wooden constructions along with an installation on the aptly named Thorney How, this is the rocky mound in our grounds after which the property is named.
See the C-Art gallery page here.

Jules Cadie Painting

Jules bases his work on direct observation of the natural environment, and for this occasion, from the strange and curious world of Thorney How, by fusing natural and synthetic pigments and materials.

The exhibition at Thorney How will feature paintings, handmade wooden artefacts and an ongoing installation with the grounds.

We will bring you updates as the work progresses and Jules will be blogging himself during the period of the exhibition.

You can visit his personal website here.

Visitors to the exhibition are welcome between 1pm and 9pm every day. Please ring our bell if you arrive before 3.30pm as the hostel will be closed to guests until then.