Events

Events

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Farmers' Markets 2014

Orton Farmers' Market
National Farmers' Market of the year 2005. This authentic FARMA accredited Farmers' Market, set in the heart of a traditional fell farming community, offers a tremendous range of award-winning and specialty produce. Held on the 2nd Saturday of every month 9.30-2.30pm Orton Farmers' Market

Penrith Farmers' Market
Penrith's markets offer something special for the discerning customer. From local produce and crafts to everyday consumables you'll find it here. Farmers' Market held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month (Mar-Dec) 9am - 2.30pm & Charter Market Every Tuesday Penrith Markets

Brough Farmers' Market
Brough's certified Farmers' Market is a popular local attraction, with a wide range of quality foods on offer from local producers. Come and talk to the producers and feel their enthusiasm for the wonderful food they produce. Our market is indoors at the Memorial Hall, so there is no worry about Cumbrian weather. Held on the 3rd Saturday of every month 9.30am - 2pm (Jan - Mar 9.30am - 1pm) Brough Farmers' Market

Pooley Bridge Market
Held on the last Sunday of every month - April to September Pooley Bridge Farmers' Market

Hexham Market
Held every Tuesday in the market place opposite Hexham Abbey, lots of quality food stalls and much more.

The following list is just a selection of the events on offer - check out seeitdoit.org.uk for a full list of what's on near here or Visit Cumbria

Every Tuesday from the end of June until the end of August Fish Suppers at Ullswater Steamers

June 2014

Sat 28th - Sun 28th August ~ University of Cumbria Fine Art Degree Show Highlights 2014 - in the pop up gallery at Rheged

July 2014

Fri 18th - Mon 21st ~ Painting Course; 'Abstract & Semi Abstract Painting in Landscapes' at Rose House Studio, Garrigill must be booked in advance Tel: 01434 381092

Fri 18th - Tues 2nd September ~ Brick City: Lego Architecture - learn about architecture with 70 models of buildings from across the world including a scaled replica of the famous 2012 Olympic Park. Created by Lego artist Warren Elsmore, buildings are represented at all levels of detail from St Pancras Station to a micro-sized London Skyline made from just a handful of bricks. Best of all there is a play area where you can have a go at making your own building or anything you can imagine. 10am-5pm £1.50 Under 3's Free at Rheged

Fri 18th - Tues 2nd September ~ 'Memorial' First World War Project by Cumbrian Schools and Heritage groups in association with the Cumbria History Trust and the Lieutenancy of Cumbria at Rheged

Sat 19th ~ Alston Live one day music festival - Alston Moor Festival

Sat 19th ~ Penrith on a Plate Visit Penrith on a Plate

Sat 19th ~ Live Streaming with the help of satellite, screening live and recorded events at Rheged 'Andre Rieu 10th Anniversary Concert' live from the Maastrict at 7pm

Sat 19th - Sun 7th September ~ IMAX-style cinema screen at Rheged Film Programme: 'Life of a Mountain - Scafell Pike' A cinematic documentary showcasing the majestic Cumbrian fell and England's highest peak. Documented through the course of a year, it follows all those who live, work, care for and play around this iconic fell. 1st July - 31 October: Mon-Sun 1pm (120 minutes).

Sat 19th - Sun 7th September ~ IMAX-style cinema screen at Rheged Film Programme:'The Lego Movie 3D' this animated comedy tells the story of an ordinary Lego minifig named Emmet, who is mistaken as the Master Builder, and the one who can save the Lego universe Mon-Fri 3pm Sat & Sun 11am (100 minutes).

Sat 19th - Sun 7th September ~ IMAX-style cinema screen at Rheged Film Programme: 'Fly me to the Moon 3D' 19 July -7 Sept Mon-Fri 12pm Sat & Sun 3pm (45 minutes).

Sat 19th - Sun 7th September ~ IMAX-style cinema screen at Rheged Film Programme: 'My Life - The Big Climb' Mon-Fri 11am Sat & Sun 10am & 4pm (45 minutes).

Sun 20th ~ Summer Family Fete plus Food and Gift Fair at Rheged Get your summer off to a great start with a traditional family fete and food fair. Enjoy family fun and pick up some lovely summer treats from local craftspeople and producers 10am-3pm • Free entry

Sun 20th ~ Live Streaming with the help of satellite, screening live and recorded events at Rheged 'Monty Python Live (Mostly) 7pm.

Sun 20th - Sun 31st August ~ 'Meet the Owls' 10am-4pm at Rheged Free to view, £3.95 to hold and have a photograph with the owl.

Sun 20th ~ 'Morecambe Bay Fundraising Walk' - Join the Queen's official Guide to the Sands, Cedric Robinson for a stunning walk across Morecambe Bay, to raise money for our work. £10 registration fee, children FREE. Arnside to Kents Bank, start 12noon. For more details Visit www.fld.org.uk/whats-on or call Tel: 01539 720788

Tues 22nd ~ Bushcraft with Reach Beyond Adventure at Rheged 11am Archery, 12pm Fire Lighting, 2pm Camp Cooking, 3pm Archery (4yrs+) Children must be accompanied - 50 minutes £5.50

Wed 23rd ~ 'Children's Kitchen' at Rheged join Kate from Peter Sidwell's Simply Good Cookery School and use fresh ingredients to create a delicious treat to take away with you. 'Peach Melba Tiramisu Sundae', perfect for a summers day. 11am, 1.30pm (5yrs+) 45 minutes £5.00.

Thurs 24th ~ 'The Creation Station' at Rheged create your own carnival mask, a feathered bird and noodle doodle mardi gras flag! Drop in sessions 11am-2pm Workshope are 11am & 1pm (1hr) Ages 18mnths- 11yrs, children must be accompanied £5, book a place to avoid disappointment.

Fri 25th ~ 'RSPB Workshop' at Rheged learn about local birds, Ospreys and Swallows and then make your own bird feeder to take home. 11am-3pm All ages, drop in, Free but donations to the RSPB welcome.

Fri 25th - Sun 27th ~ WWI Commemoration - 100years on we remember the start of WWI and a spirit of volunteering that continues today; with WWI locomotives, a field kitchen and themed acitivities at the South Tynedale Railway

Fri 25th - Sun 27th ~ Potfest in the Park at Hutton-in-the-Forest

Sat 26th ~ The Montane Lakeland 50 and 100 Fell Run

Sat 26th ~ Penrith Agricultural Show - Enquiries Tel: 01768 898982 Visit Penrithshow.co.uk

Sun 27th ~ Live Streaming with the help of satellite, screening live and recorded events at Rheged 'Monty Python Live (Mostly) Encore Screening 3pm.

Sun 27th ~ North West Carriage Driving at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens

Tues 29th ~ 'Felting 3D Workshop' with Kate Jackson at Leazes House, Ayle, Nr Alston, Cumbria CA9 3NH - All materials, tea, coffee and lunch included at £55 per person. Contact Jane Willis Tel: 01434 382682 E: janewillisart@gmail.com or W: www.janewillisart@gmail.com

Wed 30th ~ The people's Theatre Company 'Old Macdonald had a Farm' A charming tale told through live action, puppetry, animation and sing-a-long songs by one of the UK's leading theatre companies 2.30pm 4yrs+ 60 minutes £6.50

Thurs 31st ~ 'The Creation Station' at Rheged create a stained glass effect window hanger. Drop in sessions 11am-2pm Workshope are 11am & 1pm (1hr) Ages 18mnths- 11yrs, children must be accompanied £5, book a place to avoid disappointment.

August 2014

Fri 1st - Sun 3rd ~ Kendal Calling (3 day Music Festival) at Lowther Deer Park

Fri 1st - Sun 3rd ~ Potfest in the Pens, Penrith Visit Potfest

Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd ~ The Lakes Chilli Fest at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens

Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd ~ Total Warrior at Shap Abbey

Sun 3rd ~ Colin Caygill Antique Fair at Rheged Vintage classics, ceramics, silver, clothing and jewellery 10am-4pm • £1.20 entry

Tues 5th ~ 'Sewn Projects Workshop' with Kate Jackson at Leazes House, Ayle, Nr Alston, Cumbria CA9 3NH - All materials, tea, coffee and lunch included at £55 per person. Contact Jane Willis Tel: 01434 382682 E: janewillisart@gmail.com or W: www.janewillisart@gmail.com

Tues 5th ~ 'Circus Workshops with Flip Entertainments' Learn how to juggle, spin plates, Diabolo, beginner's stilt walking and the unicycle. 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm & 2.30pm (5yrs+) children must be accompanied 45 minutes £5 at Rheged

Wed 6th ~ 'Children's Kitchen' at Rheged join Kate from Peter Sidwell's Simply Good Cookery School and use fresh ingredients to create a delicious treat to take away with you. 'Chicken, Ham and Pea Pasty' a summer inspired pasty with freshly podded peas. 11am, 1.30pm (5yrs+) 45 minutes £5.00.

Thurs 7th ~ 'The Creation Station' at Rheged make a clown's hat, animal creation and window hanger. Drop in sessions 11am-2pm Workshope are 11am & 1pm (1hr) Ages 18mnths- 11yrs, children must be accompanied £5, book a place to avoid disappointment.

Fri 8th ~ 'RSPB Workshop' at Rheged learn about local birds, Ospreys and Swallows and then make your own bird feeder to take home. 11am-3pm All ages, drop in, Free but donations to the RSPB welcome. Also, Music Workshop 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm & 2.30pm.

Sat 9th ~ Fell Pony Society Breed Show at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens

Sat 9th ~ Dalston Show - Enquiries Tel: 01228 523034

Sat 9th & Sun 10th ~ The Lowther Show at Lowther North Park Horse Carriage Driving Trials

Sun 10th ~ Teddy Bears' Picnic - Under 12's with a teddy bear travel FREE. Picnics at Alston and Lintley Halt. Can you spot the Teddy Bears having their picnic? at the South Tynedale Railway

Sun 10th ~ Red Cross Garden Opening at Hutton-in-the-Forest

Tues 12th ~ 'Coptic Books Workshop' with Kate Jackson at Leazes House, Ayle, Nr Alston, Cumbria CA9 3NH - All materials, tea, coffee and lunch included at £55 per person. Contact Jane Willis Tel: 01434 382682 E: janewillisart@gmail.com or W: www.janewillisart@gmail.com

Tues 12th ~ 'Bushcraft' at Rheged 10.30am-4.30pm

Wed 13th ~ Chapterhouse Theatre Company performs The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 6pm at Lowther Castle & Gardens (2hrs 20mins including an intermission) Adult £14 Child & Student £10 Family £42 (2 Adults & 2 Children)

Thurs 14th ~ 'The Creation Station' at Rheged print with lego and design your own lego character. Drop in sessions 11am-2pm Workshop are 11am & 1pm (1hr) Ages 18mnths- 11yrs, children must be accompanied £5, book a place to avoid disappointment.

Fri 15th ~ 'Comic Book Workshop with the Phoenix Weekly Story Comic' think of some crazy adventures and learn some top-secret, comic-creatinf tips whilst producing a comic strip of your own. 11am, 1.30pm & 3pm 7-11yrs 45minutes £5.50 at Rheged

Sat 16th ~ Appleby Agricultural Show - Barley Field Appleby Enquiries Tel: 01768 351031 Visit Applebyshow.co.uk

Sat 16th ~ Allendale Show Visit Allendale Agricultural Show

Sat 16th ~ Tales of the Forgotten North Children's Day - A children's Upper Teesdale storywalk with Malcolm Green from A Bit Crack at Bowlees Visitor Centre

Sat 16th ~ 'Meet the Fell Ponies on the Helm, near Oxenholme' - Come and meet the ponies who are helping to look after our land at the Helm 2pm-4pm. Tea and Cakes available. Restricted parking, FREE entry. For more details Visit www.fld.org.uk/whats-on or call Tel: 01539 720788

Sun 17th ~ Classic Car Show at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens

Sun 17th ~ 'Tractors Through the Ages' a fun filled family day - with tractors from vintage to present day. Have your photo taken with Dexter the tractor, get your face painted, join in the tractor trail and other fun competitions. Meet the farmyard animals and pick up your picnic from the pop up cafe to enjoy amongst the hay bales. 11am-4pm Free entry (donations welcome with all proceeds to Pancreatic cancer) All ages welocme at Rheged

Tues 19th ~ 'Felting with Pre-Felts Workshop' with Kate Jackson at Leazes House, Ayle, Nr Alston, Cumbria CA9 3NH - All materials, tea, coffee and lunch included at £55 per person. Contact Jane Willis Tel: 01434 382682 E: janewillisart@gmail.com or W: www.janewillisart@gmail.com

Tues 19th ~ Hawkshead Show - Hawkshead Hall Farm Enquiries Tel: 01539 441004

Wed 20th ~ 'Children's Kitchen' at Rheged join Kate from Peter Sidwell's Simply Good Cookery School and use fresh ingredients to create a delicious treat to take away with you. 'Burgers and Relish' make a burger patty - an essential skill for summer BBQ. 11am, 1.30pm (5yrs+) 45 minutes £5.00.

Thurs 21st ~ 'The Creation Station' at Rheged make book bag hangers, book marks and a pencil holder. Drop in sessions 11am-2pm Workshope are 11am & 1pm (1hr) Ages 18mnths- 11yrs, children must be accompanied £5, book a place to avoid disappointment.

Thurs 21st ~ Brough Agricultural Show - Enquiries Tel: 01768 372091 Visit Brough-show.org.uk

Fri 22nd ~ 'Music Workshop' at Rheged 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm & 2.30pm

Fri 22nd - Mon 25th ~ The iconic and unique Thomas Green locomotive, BARBER, will be back in steam and joined by another Gas Works locomotive HARROGATE. Real Ales, live music and family friendly activities at the South Tynedale Railway

Fri 22nd - Mon 25th ~ Painting Course: 'A Sketching Journey: Drawing & Painting on Location' at Rose House Studio, Garrigill must be booked in advance Tel: 01434 381092

Fri 22nd ~ Creatures of the Night - Discover the work of night time flyers with the aid of bat detectors and moth traps. Run by Natural England at Bowlees Visitor Centre

Sat 23rd ~ Ravenstonedale Agricultural Show - Enquiries Tel: 01768 371229

Sat 23rd ~ Patterdale Dog Day Visit Patterdale Dog Day

Sat 23rd & Sun 24th ~ Dog Agility Show at Hutton-in-the-Forest

Sun 24th ~ 'Cumbria Vintage & New Guitar Show' Find a full rage of guitars, amps, effects and accessories at special show prices. Demo's and performances throughout the day. A must for every guitar enthusiast. 10am-4pm £5 entry (under 12's Free when accompanied). Also 'LA'AL Beer Festival' the Cumbrian beer festival hosts micro breweries offering a number of exciting beers, ciders and liquors including Hawkshead Brewery, Eden Brewery, Bowness Bay and Ennerdale. 12noon-6pm Free entry £2 per glass at Rheged

Mon 25th ~ Garrigill Gala Visit Garrigill Gala

Mon 25th ~ Keswick Show - Enquiries Tel: 01697 323418

Mon 25th ~ Harness Racing in Appleby

Tues 26th ~ Gees Bend Quilting with Kate Jackson at Leazes House, Ayle, Nr Alston, Cumbria CA9 3NH - All materials, tea, coffee and lunch included at £55 per person. Contact Jane Willis Tel: 01434 382682 E: janewillisart@gmail.com or W: www.janewillisart@gmail.com

Thurs 28th ~ 'The Creation Station' at Rheged design and create your own rocket. Drop in sessions 11am-2pm Workshope are 11am & 1pm (1hr) Ages 18mnths- 11yrs, children must be accompanied £5, book a place to avoid disappointment.

Thurs 28th ~ Crosby Ravensworth Agricultural Show Visit Crosby Ravensworth Agricultural Show

Fri 29th ~ 'Circus Workshops with Flip Entertainments' Learn how to juggle, spin plates, Diabolo, beginner's stilt walking and the unicycle. 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm & 2.30pm (5yrs+) children must be accompanied 45 minutes £5 at Rheged

Sat 30th ~ Dufton Agricultural Show - Enquiries Tel: 01768 352454 Visit Duftonshow.co.uk

Sat 30th ~ Hesket Newmarket Agricultural Show - Enquiries Tel: 01697 478213 Visit Hesket Newmarket Agricultural Show

September 2014

Tues 2nd ~ 'Patchwork Workshop' with Kate Jackson at Leazes House, Ayle, Nr Alston, Cumbria CA9 3NH - All materials, tea, coffee and lunch included at £55 per person. Contact Jane Willis Tel: 01434 382682 E: janewillisart@gmail.com or W: www.janewillisart@gmail.com

Wed 3rd ~ Rotary Charity Golf Tournament in Appleby

Wed 3rd ~ 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona' cinema at Rheged 7pm.

Fri 5th - Sun 7th ~ Electric Eden (Music Festival) in Appleby

Sat 6th ~ Alston Agricultural Show '159th Annual Show' - Tyne Willows Field, Alston Enquiries Tel: 07879 268636

Sun 7th ~ North West Plant Heritage Specialists Nurseries at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens

Thurs 11th ~ Westmorland County Show - Enquiries Tel: 01539 567804 Visit Westmorlandshow.co.uk

Sat 13th ~ Alston Flower Show Visit Alston Flower Show

Sat 13th ~ Bowes Show - Enquiries Tel: 01833 628287 or 01833 628342 Visit Bowesshow.org.uk

Sat 13th ~ Orchard Day at Acorn Bank

Sat 13th & Sun 14th ~ Horse Trials at Hutton-in-the-Forest

Sat 13th - Mon 15th ~ Painting Course: 'Outdoor Painting: The Landscape and it's Buildings' at Rose House Studios, Garrigill must be booked in advance Tel: 01434 381092

Sat 13th - Sun 28th ~ C-ART Cumbria open studio trail 10am - 5pm (Closed Monday & Tuesday) at Leazes House, Ayle, Nr Alston, Cumbria CA9 3NH - Contact Jane Willis Tel: 01434 382682 E: janewillisart@gmail.com or W: www.janewillisart@gmail.com

Sat 20th ~ Harvest Celebration - A day of fun and activities to celebrate harvest including a bread and jam making contest, the Great Bowlees Conker Competition, apple pressing, butter churning and much more at Bowlees Visitor Centre

Sun 21st ~ Afternoon Tea in aid of Shelter at Leazes House, Ayle, Nr Alston, Cumbria CA9 3NH - Contact Jane Willis Tel: 01434 382682 E: janewillisart@gmail.com or W: www.janewillisart@gmail.com

Sun 21st ~ Great Northern Cheese Festival at Rheged Now in its fourth year, this festival offers visitors the chance to meet with, and sample cheese from small and large producers as well as associated food and drink producers and kitchenalia retailers. 10am - 4pm • Free entry

Sun 21st ~ Borrowdale Show Visit Borrowdale Show

Fri 26th - Sun 28th ~ Indian Summer Hill Railways - An Indian themed weekend with a visiting locomotive from the Indian narrow gauge railways, Indian food and music at the South Tynedale Railway

Sat 27th ~ Tales of the Forgotten North - Another chance to join storyteller, Malcolm Green from A Bit Crack and our AONB Partnership staff as we walk through Upper Teesdale and learn about the land. Followed by an evening presentation of information acquired throughout the day at Bowlees Visitor Centre

TBC ~ Ullswater Outdoor Festival - DETAILS TO FOLLOW

October 2014

Thurs 2nd ~ 'Kirby Lecture - A Talk by Andrew Motion' - Grasmere Village Hall at 7.30pm. The former Poet Laureate and president of CPRE will give this year's Kirby Lecture, exploring how Wordsworth and the Lake District helped create the romantic notion of landscape and hence the early conservation movement. For more details Visit www.fld.org.uk/whats-on or Tel: 01539 720788

Fri 3rd - Sun 5th ~ Fly fishing Film Festival - Fly Fair & Trade Expo at Rheged A celebration of the very best fly film, fly tying, fly casting, fly fishing photography, speakers and trade exhibitors. www.flyfest.org www.facebook.com/flyfilmfestUK 10am - 5:30pm • £8 online £10 at the door

2nd week of October ~ Red Deer Rut with RSPB at Ullswater Steamers

Sat 11th - Mon 13th ~ Painting Course: 'Everything you need to know about painting things' at Rose House Studio, Garrigill must be booked in advance Tel: 01434 381092

Sun 12th ~ Cake and Bake Fair at Rheged As part of National Baking Week Treat yourself to a variety of delicious freshly baked goods, including cakes and breads from local shops and bakers, plus an array of stylish kitchen gadgets 10am-4pm • Free entry

Tues 14th ~ 'Coptic Books Workshop' with Kate Jackson at Leazes House, Ayle, Nr Alston, Cumbria CA9 3NH - All materials, tea, coffee and lunch included at £55 per person. Contact Jane Willis Tel: 01434 382682 E: janewillisart@gmail.com or W: www.janewillisart@gmail.com

Sun 19th ~ Colin Caygill Antiques Fair at Rheged Vintage classics, ceramics, silver, clothing and jewellery.10am – 4.00 pm • £1.20 entry

Tues 21st ~ 'Felting 3D Workshop' with Kate Jackson at Leazes House, Ayle, Nr Alston, Cumbria CA9 3NH - All materials, tea, coffee and lunch included at £55 per person. Contact Jane Willis Tel: 01434 382682 E: janewillisart@gmail.com or W: www.janewillisart@gmail.com

Thurs 23rd ~ Photographing the Stars - Join our Dark Skies team and local astronomer Graham Relf to get the best out of the night sky at Bowlees Visitor Centre

Sat 25th ~ Basic Composition and Camera Craft - Camera workshop aimed at beginners. Run by Natural England at Bowlees Visitor Centre

Sat 25th & Sun 26th ~ Rival Arts' Autumn Craft Fair at Rheged An inspirational and exciting mix of exhibitors, featuring quality work from artists, photographers, jewellers, craft & artisan food sellers. www.rivalarts.co.uk 10am - 4pm • Free Admission

Sun 26th ~ Harvest and Gift Fair at Rheged Pick up some harvest treats from local crafts people, artisans and producers 10am-4pm • Free entry

Fri 31st ~ Halloween Spooktacular! - Join us for a spooky celebration! With pumpkin carving, storytelling, Halloween crafts and much more at Bowlees Visitor Centre

Fri 31st & Sat 1st Nov ~ Halloween Spooktacular - Apple bobbing, pumpkin carving and face-painting activities followed by an evening ceilidh with live band at the South Tynedale Railway

Fri 31st ~ Halloween Ghostly Galleon at Ullswater Steamers

Date TBC ~ 'Fell Care Day' at Coniston - For more details Visit www.fld.org.uk/whats-on

November 2014

Sun 9th ~ Rememberance Day - WWI locomotives THOMAS EDMUNDSON in service. The first train departs after the sounding of the Last Post. Service personnel travel FREE at the South Tynedale Railway

Sat 15th ~ Wild Autumn - Celebrate the change of the season with a host of wildlife and landscape inspired activities, for all ages at Bowlees Visitor Centre

Wed 26th ~ 'Fell Care Day' at Grasemere - For more details Visit www.fld.org.uk/whats-on

Fri 28th - Sun 30th ~ Alston Moor Crafts - 'Christmas Craft Fair' at Alston Town Hall (Dates TBC)

Sat 29th ~ Appleby Sparkle Day

December 2014

TBC ~ Christmas events throughout Eden

Sat 13th ~ Winter Wonderland - Christmas craft making, woodland trail and grotto, festive face painting and a host of seasonal inspired food at Bowlees Visitor Centre

Sat 13th & Sun 14th ~ Santa Specials - All aboard for a seasonal train ride and refreshments, Christmas carols and a visit to Santa's grotto with a present for every good boy and girl at the South Tynedale Railway

Sun 14th ~ Christmas Food and Gift Fair at Rheged The opportuity to buy Christmas gifts and treats from over 30 local craftspeople and producers 10am-4pm • free entry

Sun 14th ~ Colin Caygill Antique Fair at Rheged Vintage classics, ceramics, silver, clothing and jewellery 10am – 4.00 pm • £1.20 entry

Sat 20th - Mon 22nd ~ Santa Specials - All aboard for a seasonal train ride and refreshments, Christmas carols and a visit to Santa's grotto with a present for every good boy and girl at the South Tynedale Railway

 

 


 

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