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Grizedale Arts Newsletter July 2011

Holiday Special – What’s on in and around Lakeland and Ruskiny in July from Grizedale Arts*

***** “A hidden gem” Will Gompertz, Observer

*1/2  “Modern travelling is not travelling at all; it is merely being sent to a place, and very little different from becoming a parcel” John Ruskin

***"Just like Springfield" Renee Zellweger

Migratory Dairy School

Cheese Tasting, 1900hrs, Friday 8 July, Coniston Institute, Yewdale Road, Coniston. Unveiling and naming of the newly created Coniston cheese, matured in Ruskin’s ice cave. Led by artist Fernando Garcia Dory and talk by food historian Ivan Day.

Not suitable for the lactose intolerant. Last few places remaining, Booking essential. More details here

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Migratory Dairy School Distance Learning

1500hrs, Saturday 9 July, online. Philosophical and theoretical twister on cheese, live webcast and podcast from Lawson Park farm, Cumbria. With Fernando Garcia Dory, Chris Fite-Wassilak, Emi Uemura and Ivan Day, The ideal education staycation, from the comfort of your own laptop. Departs here 1500hrs

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School for Tourists

Monday 18 July – Friday 22 July, Coniston Cumbria. Learn to be a better tourist: more give, less take. And help solve the dilemma of Cultural Tourism with artist Emma Smith project. Packages available from six days to 1 day. For booking details please see our recommended booking agent

Two Day Boon Day Special

Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 July, Coniston Institute, Cumbria.  As part of the School for Tourists there will be two days of working with the local villagers of Coniston to revamp the Coniston Institute. Lunch and lectures and ladders provided. Bring your overalls and a can do attitude to visiting. See the Grizedale Holidays website for more

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Summer Ceilidh

Friday 22 July, 1900hrs, Coniston Institute, Yewdale Road, Coniston, Cumbria. Summer Ceilidh with live band
MACAROON MUSIC. Tickets £5 in advance call 015394 41050 or email

Aztec patterned jogging pants and Teva sports sandals optional.

Proceeds to the Coniston Institute restoration funds.

Taxidermy School

1000 – 1600 hrs, Wednesday 27 July, Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria. Taxidermy demonstration by taxidermist to the art stars Jonathan Standing, as part of Mat Do’s residency excursion to England’s Remotest Town and its new art centre/iron ore mine. £7 inclusive of pie and pea lunch. To book email Vegetarianism to be declared in advance.

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Logfloaters Tour of Germany

July 3 to 25 September, Pforzheim, Germany. A tour to the Flosserprojekt exhibition at the Kunstverein. Pforzhem curated by Robert Eikmeyer. Featuring works by Grizedale Arts, Jonathan Meese, Liam Gillick, Deller and Kane, Martin Kippenberger, My Villages etc. Free admission. Transport, accommodation, and everything else extra.

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