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Today to Fri 20 Jul, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Brathay Belter
Over a weekend in June we are offering a range of rides from the relaxed 15 miles of the Belter Short to the truly brutal 262 miles (and 19,500 feet of climbing) of the Brathay 262. All routes enjoy stunning Lake District scenery throughout and welcome refreshment for all finishers at Brathay Hall.
Brathay Hall, Ambleside
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Townend - Guided Tours
Want to find out how you can ’burn a candle at both ends’ and how the crafty chambermaid outwitted the rich merchant' Then join one of our tours, every open day at 11am and 12 noon. Places limited. Booking Not Needed.
Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere,
Today to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Townend - Talk - Life at Townend
Townend in 1700 was a lively and prosperous house for Ben Browne, his family and servants. come find out more about everyday life in the early 1700s, based on original source documents from the family archive. Townend in 1700 was a lively and prosperous house for Ben Browne, his family and servants.
Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere,
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Townend - A Taste of Townend
The Brownes’ family recipe book is full of great recipes, from meaty mince pies and macaroons to medicines dating back to the 17th century. We’ll be cooking all afternoon where we’ll recreate some of the recipes. Booking Not Needed.
Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere,
Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Townend - Guided Tours
Want to find out how you can ’burn a candle at both ends’ and how the crafty chambermaid outwitted the rich merchant' Then join one of our tours, every open day at 11am and 12 noon. Places limited. Booking Not Needed.
Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere,
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Townend - Talk - Life at Townend
Townend in 1700 was a lively and prosperous house for Ben Browne, his family and servants. come find out more about everyday life in the early 1700s, based on original source documents from the family archive. Townend in 1700 was a lively and prosperous house for Ben Browne, his family and servants.
Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere,
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Townend - A Taste of Townend
The Brownes’ family recipe book is full of great recipes, from meaty mince pies and macaroons to medicines dating back to the 17th century. We’ll be cooking all afternoon where we’ll recreate some of the recipes. Booking Not Needed.
Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere,
Thu 19 Jul, Thu 26 Jul, Thu 2 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Thu 30 Aug

More details - Allan Bank and Grasmere - Felted flower brooches
Turn wool tops into felt, and shape a beautiful flower brooch that you can take home. Booking Essential. Phone: 015394 35143.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Allan Bank and Grasmere - South Lakeland Lace Makers
Join South Lakeland Lace Makers and have a go at the traditional craft of bobbin lace making. Booking Not Needed.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Holehird Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Run by volunteers with the aim of promoting knowledge of the cultivation of plants particularly suited to Lakeland conditions. One of the best labelled gardens in the UK. National Collections of astilbe, daboecia, polystichum (ferns) and meconopsis. Set on the fellside with stunning views over Windermere.
Holehird Gardens, Windermere
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead - Conservation in action
Every Friday between 1pm and 3pm, you can learn more about conservation and see objects from the Beatrix Potter Gallery collection not normally on display. An opportunity to talk to the conservation team and learn about how the collection is managed.
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Main Street, Hawkshead,
Today, Fri 29 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead - 'The Right Sort of Woman' exhibition
Featuring Beatrix Potter’s original artwork, handwritten letters and personal items, this new exhibition uncovers a lesser-known side to the well-loved children’s author. Enjoy a rare chance to see Beatrix’s sketches and illustrations up close in this new exhibition for 2018.
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Main Street, Hawkshead,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead - 'The Right Sort of Woman' exhibition
Featuring Beatrix Potter’s original artwork, handwritten letters and personal items, this new exhibition uncovers a lesser-known side to the well-loved children’s author. Enjoy a rare chance to see Beatrix’s sketches and illustrations up close in this new exhibition for 2018.
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Main Street, Hawkshead,
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead - Conservation in action
Every Friday between 1pm and 3pm, you can learn more about conservation and see objects from the Beatrix Potter Gallery collection not normally on display. An opportunity to talk to the conservation team and learn about how the collection is managed.
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Main Street, Hawkshead,
Fri 13 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Hill Top - Hay meadows day
We’re hosting a day of activities at Hill Top for National Meadows Day to celebrate the farm’s hay meadows and all that lives within them. To celebrate the unique hay meadow habitat, there’ll be ranger talks and guided walks to get you closer to the meadows. Walks start at 10.30am, 11.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside,
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Fell Foot - Summer Willow Trail
Follow the willow sculpture trail of flowers, bugs and bees. Discover the will trail that leads down towards the meadow and explore the wildlife that thrives in one of our most treasured conservation areas. Booking Not Needed.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere,
Sun 1 Jul to Tue 31 Jul

More details - Fell Foot - Meadow Month
Celebrate meadow month at Fell Foot with a big-themed willow trail and big bags galore! Booking Not Needed.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere,
Sun 1 Jul to Tue 31 Jul

More details - Fell Foot - National Meadow Day Bio-Blitz
As part of Meadow Month we’re celebrating National Meadow Day with a family-friendly bio-blitz. Help our ranger team survey the wildlife in one of our hidden gems - the wildflower meadow. Booking Not Needed.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere,
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Alternative Perspectives: Dances of Universal Peace
With Mary Rabia Dowson. Weaving together movement and sound with stillness and silence we open and deepen into the sacred realm of heart. From here we can expand our horizons, cultivate a radiant attitude and a positive, peaceful atmosphere. Through sound and movement we harmonise and find the rhythm of our breath.
Unitarian Chapel Schoolroom Branthwaite Brow Off Market Place Kendal
Fri 6 Jul

More details - 'Fusion"
Green Door are thrilled to be returning to Kendal’s Brewery Arts Centre with a new group exhibition of exciting and eclectic art. ‘Fusion’, with work from more than 30 Green Door artists, will include ceramics, glass, mixed media, painting. photography, printmaking and textiles.
Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal
Today to Sat 21 Jul

More details - The Manna House Garden Party
This year the Manna House Garden Party is moving from Abbot Hall Park to Gooseholme, but it’s still right in the heart of Kendal, right by the river and a lot of fun for all the family. Join us for an afternoon of tasty food and drink, craft stalls, live music and traditional garden party games.
Gooseholme, St George’s Walk, Kendal
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Roy Bailey plays Kendal for the Winter Shelter
For over 60 years, Roy Bailey has been one of the UK Folk & Acoustic scene’s most loved and admired performers. Described as having one of the finest voices in the folk world, Roy has a large and loyal following worldwide.
St George’s Church, Castle Street, Kendal
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Record and cd fair
Collectable vinyl,dvds cds etc buy sell
Parish hall kirkland kendal
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Bampton summer sports
Bampton summer sports is a day of fun and games for all the family. Including the Bampton Cross Country race and Fell race plus lots of fun include the tug of war, sack race and many more There is Lots to do if sport is not your thing including BBQ, afternoon tea, welly throwing, bouncy castle, ice creams, fancy...
Bampton Memorial Hall Bampton
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Sizergh - Cecilia's Story: A Life in Letters
Explore Cecilia Strickland’s life at Sizergh in the eighteenth century, through her own words. Uncover the story of one of Sizergh’s influential eighteenth-century residents, Cecilia Strickland, as her experiences of love, loss and hope are brought to life in a new exhibition through the house and gardens...
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Today, Sat 23 Jun, Mon 25 Jun to Sat 30 Jun, Mon 2 Jul to Sat 7 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

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