The Coniston Institute is an amazing village resource which has served the Village of Coniston since 1852. It was established to promote lifelong learning and development for the people of Coniston. Our aim is to maintain and develop this facility as an anchor in civic life today. We offer a dynamic programme for education, inspiration and recreation for the whole community and visitors alike.
SUMMER SHOP OPEN
12 July-6 September 10am-5pm
The newley decorate main hall has turned into a summer shop. On sale is a huge veriety of vintage, collectables, antiques and much more.
MONDAY VILLAGE LUNCH
Every Monday 1-2pm
(not including bank holidays)
Come and join visitors and locals share a healthy freshly prepared meal in the sociable and friendly setting of the Reading Room.
£5 All Welcome
PRINT YOUR OWN SOUVENIR
Monday 14, 21 & 28 July 2-4pm
Craft Wokrshop where you will block print your own tea towel to take home as a souvenir.
£5 per tea towel
Thursday 24 July 7pm
Documentary film screening:
Environmental, nature documentry on the topic of bees.
27 July 7pm
£5 includes dinner
Grizedale Arts are pleased to host an evening with Maria Lind.
Maria Lind Director of the Tensta Konsthall and an independent curator and writer will be giving a talk on her work and writings. Maria is a curator who, over time, has engaged in a rethinking of the art institution, and the formats and methodologies connected with it.