What's On at Levens Hall
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Wed 08 May 2024 - Fri 04 Oct 2024
Tree therapy at levens Hall

Art enthusiasts and nature lovers alike are invited to immerse themselves in the wonders of trees at an inspiring new outdoor exhibition by award-winning artist and fundraiser, Bob Sutcliffe

Launched on March 27th, 2024, at the historic Levens Hall in the heart of the Lake District, "Tree Therapy" offers a unique opportunity to connect with nature, contemplate personal well-being, and appreciate the transformative power of creativity.

Bob Sutcliffe's compelling story resonates deeply. Diagnosed with epilepsy at 36 and later facing a heart attack, he found solace and purpose through art. With no prior experience, his vibrant paintings depicting , people and places captured the imagination of audiences, leading to numerous commissions – all undertaken for charitable causes. To date, Bob has raised an astonishing £1/2 million for various charities, and in 2022, he founded the Creative Health Trust, supporting creative therapies in hospices.

Set amidst the breathtaking topiary gardens of Levens Hall, the gateway to the Lake District National Park, "Tree Therapy" showcases Bob’s captivating artwork alongside his accompanying book. Visitors will embark on a self-guided journey through the exhibition, surrounded by the majesty of nature and inspired by the artist's personal journey of healing and artistic discovery.

Exhibition Highlights:

  • Over 20 captivating artworks changing through the season depicting the beauty and symbolism of trees.
  • Inspiring story of artist Bob Sutcliffe, showcasing the power of art in overcoming challenges.
  • Reflection prompts encouraging visitors to contemplate their own creative potential and connection to nature.

"This exhibition is not just about trees," says Bob, "It's about finding peace, inspiration, and the strength to overcome adversity. I hope visitors will be moved by my work and find their own creative spark."

"We are thrilled to host 'Tree Therapy,'" says Richard Bagot, "It's a unique and powerful exhibition that aligns perfectly with our commitment to celebrating art, nature, and well-being."

Don't miss this unique opportunity to experience "Tree Therapy" at Levens Hall. Mark your calendar for March 27th and prepare to be inspired by the art, the nature, and the story of Bob Sutcliffe.


Booking Information

Dates: March 27th –October 4th

Location: Levens Hall, Kendal Cumbria, UK

Admission: Included in the normal admission price. Please see website for full details