Virtual 10th anniversary exhibition now live

Virtual 10th anniversary exhibition now live name

An exhibition featuring historic images of the campuses of the University of Cumbria is now available on the university’s website.

To mark the tenth anniversary of the university, images, artefacts and documents have been painstakingly drawn together to present the story of how campuses in Lancaster, Carlisle, Ambleside and London were created.


Exhib 1, A grey scale large group of people sat down

Pictured: Class of 1966 at Ambleside campus.

The timeline, includes details of Charlotte Mason’s life and work, images showing the Fusehill Street campus as a Victorian workhouse and pictures of the construction of the art college in the 1960’s.  The work also features the latest developments including the opening of the Sentamu building in Lancaster and gathering of alumni at the campus in the heart of London’s East End.

Brampton Road, Brampton Road grey scale photo of a large class

Pictured: Brampton Road students in the 1970s.

Several of the images were loaned by the Armitt museum, Tullie House, Cumbria Image Bank and the Kings Own Regiment Museum.

Pictured: Lancaster campus in the 1970s.

Lancaster, Lancaster in Black and white

As well as the virtual timeline, exhibitions are also now in place in the Sentamu Building in Lancaster and the Beehive in Ambleside as well as the Blencathra Building, Fusehill Street and adjacent to the Stanwix Theatre at Brampton Road in Carlisle.