Kendal Brewery Arts Centre

The Brewery Arts Centre opened its doors in 1972, when the premises was converted from the old Vaux Brewery, hence the name.

Whitwell, Mark and Co ("The House of Whitwell") established a wine business on this site in 1757, with cellars said to hold over 40,000 gallons of wine and in 1853, the company built a new ale brewery in the garden of the Georgian town house that still fronts the Brewery on Highgate.

By 1900 Whitwell Marks' Kendal was one of the town's largest employers and best known industries.

In 1946 the firm was taken over by Vaux Breweries of Sunderland and in 1971, when they relocated the offices, the town house became a Youth Hostel and the industrial buildings began the conversion into the Brewery Arts Centre as we know it.

Since 1972 the Brewery Arts Centre has hosted thousands of exciting and vibrant artistic events with many famous names gracing the stages of the Malt Room and Theatre performance spaces. The Brewery has also evolved to become one of the most important education centres for the arts in the North West with an extensive programme of arts based learning for youth and adult learners.

The Brewery gardens are the last remaining of many which would once have flourished behind the town houses lining Highgate. The steps to the upper garden, leading to the terraced garden have recently been restored to their original grandeur.

Address
122A Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE
Kendal
LA9 4HE
England
Phone
01539 725 133
Fax
01539 730257
Website
http://www.breweryarts.co.uk/
Directions
The Brewery Arts Centre is only 10 minutes from Junction 36 of the M6 Motorway. Kendal itself also sits on the A6 and A591 roads.

19:30

Saturday

03 Dec

2016

The Wedding Present

The Wedding Present

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19:30

Thursday

08 Dec

2016

Badfinger

Badfinger

Cancelled

19:30

Friday

16 Dec

2016

The Albion Band

The Albion Christmas Band

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19:30

Saturday

17 Dec

2016

Salsa Celtica

Salsa Celtica

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20:00

Thursday

22 Dec

2016

Craig Charles Funk n Soul Club

Craig Charles Funk n Soul Feat. The Mouse Outfit

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19:30

Saturday

28 Jan

2017

Mark Radcliffe's Galleon Blast

Mark Radcliffe's Galleon Blast

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19:30

Saturday

04 Feb

2017

The SoulTrain

The Soul Train

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19:30

Friday

10 Feb

2017

The Springsteen Sessions

The Springsteen Sessions

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19:30

Saturday

18 Feb

2017

Livewire AC/DC

Livewire The AC/DC Show

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19:30

Saturday

25 Feb

2017

Braebach

Braebach

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19:30

Thursday

09 Mar

2017

Oysters 3

Oysters 3

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