Middle class life, values and self understanding are turned upside down and examined under a microscope of hints, hopes and confusion in the painful yet humorous production of Enlightenment by Shelagh Stephenson, writes Karen Morley.

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A new open-top bus service is winding its way down the shores of Ullswater – sometimes dubbed as ‘England’s most beautiful lake’ – thanks to support f...
The historic market town of Broughton-in-Furness will be ringing to the sound of a centuries old ritual at noon on 1 August, with the annual proclamat...
Last weekend’s Kendal Festival of Food was so successful that early calculations indicate it was the busiest event in its history. It is estimated tha...
SUNDAY 14 DECEMBER COLIN CAYGILL’S ANTIQUES FAIR Vintage classics, ceramics, silver, clothing and jewellery 10am – 4.00 pm  £1.20 entry Rhege...
Choirs from Hunter Hall School and Queen Elizabeth Grammar School will be performing at the annual Christmas Carol Service organised by Eden District...
This year’s Penrith Winter Festival, sponsored by Cumbrian Homes and Discover Penrith, begins with a weekend of festive fun and entertainment as the t...
On August 20 and 21, a team of six Oaklea Trust employees will take on the Cumbrian Three Peaks challenge to raise money for Oaklea’s Wishlist fund. The challenge takes in three of England’s highest...
A week of events celebrating food and farming in Eden drew visitors from as far afield as Scotland and Southampton to sample the best that the district has to offer. The Eden Food and Farming...
Two upper middle class women get drunk during an evening while their hubbies are away playing golf – and the talk is all bout love, passion and sex, writes Karen Morley. It’s hard to believe Coward’s...
A record 7,000 people tucked into Penrith’s annual food festival on Saturday. This year’s Penrith on a Plate was the biggest so far with more than 50 stalls and activities on offer, toasting the best...