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Today to Fri 18 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - The Railway Children
Furness Youth Theatre By E. Nesbit Adapted by Mike Kenny Directed by Chris Loveless Famously filmed, this story of a prosperous Edwardian family – mother and three children – forced into near-penury in the rural north of England captures the anxieties and exhilarations of childhood with great tenderness and...
The Forum, 28 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria
Thu 3 May to Sat 5 May

More details - Quaker FHS Spring One Day Meeting - Swarthmoor, Ulverston
Includes - ’A Brief History of Swarthmoor Meeting’ - Prof. Hilary Hinds - ’Margaret Fell & other early Quaker women’ - Oliver Pickering -’The Grindletonians and early Quakerism: Josiah Collier and his grandson Jeremiah Grimshaw’.
Friends Meeting House Barn, Meeting House Lane, Ulverston
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Free 15 minute Meditation in the Temple
Everyone is welcome to join these free 15 minute guided meditations. Give your mind a treat! Experience some inner calm.
Manjushri KMC Conishead Priory Priory Road (A5087 Coast Road) Ulverston
Today to Sun 13 May

More details - Garden Open Days 2018
National Gardens Scheme - gardening and giving. NGS raise money for nursing and health charities, e.g. Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Hospice UK, Carers Trust etc. Raised over £22 million in the last 10 years. Our 16th year of opening for the National Gardens Scheme.
Manjushri KMC Conishead Priory Priory Road (A5087 Coast Road) Ulverston
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Conishead Priory and Buddhist Temple - Open Garden for NGS
Conishead Priory was founded by Augustinian monks in 1160. 70 acres of gardens and woodland surround the Temple and Romantic Gothic mansion. Temple garden an oasis of peace, arboretum, wildlife and cottage gardens. Map of woodland walks to beach on Morecambe Bay. Free simple 15 min Guided Meditations at 12.
Conishead Priory and Buddhist Temple, Ulverston
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

Bedroom Farce More details - Bedroom Farce
At the beginning of the play, Delia and Ernest, are getting ready to go out for a meal to celebrate their wedding anniversary; Malcolm and Kate, the youngest, are about to host a housewarming party, to which the other two couples, Jan and Nick and Susannah and Trevor (the only ones whose bedroom is not seen), have
Coronation Hall, Ulverston
Today
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Printfest 2018 More details - Printfest 2018
Printfest is dedicated to the exhibition and sale of contemporary hand-made prints, it offers visitors the experience of making an artwork purchase direct from the artists. You get to talk to the artist, hear the story behind the work and find out more about printmaking.
Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May
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More details - Swing Band Evening by Ulverston Victoria High School Swing Band
Swing Band Evening with music and solos from the 1920s up to today. Brilliant evening and not to be missed. Plenty of free parking and disabled access and toilets
Lower Holker Village Hall, Cark-in-Cartmel
Sat 21 Apr

More details - When it Rains (A Musical Comedy)
Ulverston AOS When it Rains (A Musical Comedy) A Musical Comedy revolving around the lived of Tim, a nice guy who has no luck with the opposite sex and Rachel who always picks the wrong man.
Lower Holker Village Hall Cark
Sun 6 May

More details - Holker Hall Spring Plant Fair 2018
Holker Hall in the southern Lakes is renowned for its beautiful gardens. We hold the plant fair in the car park beside the cafe and visitor centre and offer FREE entry to all.
Holker Hall, Cark in Cartmel, Cumbria
Sun 22 Apr

More details - When it Rains (A Musical Comedy)
Ulverston AOS When it Rains (A Musical Comedy) A Musical Comedy revolving around the lived of Tim, a nice guy who has no luck with the opposite sex and Rachel who always picks the wrong man.
Greenodd Village Hall Main Street
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Ulverston WalkFest
Saturday 28 April to Monday 7 May 2018. Over 30 walks over ten days. Walks for all the family including themes of nature, local history, map reading and many more covering all abilities. Where can you get better value for money at £3 per person per walk and children go free!
Sat 28 Apr, Mon 7 May

More details - When it Rains (A Musical Comedy)
Ulverston AOS When it Rains (A Musical Comedy) A Musical Comedy revolving around the lived of Tim, a nice guy who has no luck with the opposite sex and Rachel who always picks the wrong man.
Victory Hall Broughton in Furness
Sat 5 May

More details - Fell Foot - Fell Foot Outdoor Festival
Come along and have a go at the sports you’ve always wanted to try. Enjoy free tasters of sailing, rowing and more! Some activities will be bookable. Booking Advisable. Children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere,
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Highlands - Open Garden for NGS
More new features added to this 1½ acre gently terraced garden. 3 types of rockery, well-stocked herbaceous borders leading to a tranquil woodland garden. Raised vegetable beds and orchard with mistletoe. Secluded and secret areas throughout. Courtyard garden with water feature and beech tunnel exit.
Highlands, Carnforth
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - The Lancaster Comedy Club
With George Egg Pete Phillipson Ben van der Velde Hayley Ellis
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster
Sun 22 Apr

More details - The Lancaster Comedy Club
With Paul Pirie James Cook Paul Savage Martin Mor
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster
Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Lancaster Comedy Club
With John Lynn Matt Green Liam Pickford Alex Boardman
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster
Sun 6 May

More details - The Lancaster Comedy Club
With Erich McElroy Steve Day Jamie MacDonald Danny Deegan
The Borough, 1-5 Dalton Square, Lancaster
Sun 13 May

More details - BIG UP North
A celebration of dance theatre from across the North West Come and ‘av a sken at the exceptional dance theatre performances from across the North West that we’ve got lined up for you… they’re nowt but proper belters.
The Dukes Moor Lane Lancaster
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More details - BIG UP North Dance Theatre Festival
Ludus Dance and the Dukes present dance theatre from across the North West. Over two nights, this exciting new event Bigs Up the fresh, diverse and exciting range of high quality dance theatre talent that we’ve got on our very own doorstep.
The Dukes Moor Lane Lancaster Lancaster
Today and Sat 21 Apr

More details - Me and my Bee
Climate change is massive. Bees aren’t. Our fuzzy little friends need our help and so we’re launching a political party disguised as a party party disguised as a show. Multi award-winning theatre company, ThisEgg, invites you to save the world – one bee at a time.
The Dukes Moor Lane Lancaster Lancaster
Sat 12 May

More details - Wriggly Gallery: Dancing In Play
An exciting and accessible dance workshop specially designed for children ages 2-5 with and without disabilities and their parents/carers. Delivered by experienced dance artist Helen Gould (LPM Dance Theatre) the session will involve a fun introduction to dance through music and creative play.
Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Dallam Tower - Open Garden for NGS
Dallam Tower is set in 150 acres of parkland with a large herd of Fallow deer. The gardens have extensive sunken lawns, a natural stream feeding into a limestone rock garden, a gravel woodland path with mature trees and a Yew tree walk.
Dallam Tower, Milnthorpe
Sun 13 May

More details - Crafternoons
Join Kerry for Crafternoons, a FREE drop-in workshop and social group held in the barn at Heron Corn Mill. The group is for older people to meet up and try new crafts, such as felting, patchwork and crochet, exchange ideas or just enjoy a good natter and a cup of tea!
Heron Corn Mill, Mill Lane, Beeham, Milnthorpe
Wed 25 Apr

More details - National Mills Weekend: Victorian Games
This National Mills weekend we celebrate our milling heritage with Iron Shepherds Living History, as they present an outdoor fun day to demonstrate how the Victorians entertained themselves!
Heron Corn Mill, Mill Lane, Beetham, Milnthorpe
Sat 12 May

More details - Low Fell West - Open Garden for NGS
This 2 acre woodland garden in the tranquil Winster Valley has extensive views to the Pennines. The four season garden, restored since 2003, incl expanses of rock planted sympathetically with grasses, unusual trees and shrubs, climaxing for autumn colour. There are native hedges and areas of plant rich meadows.
Low Fell West, Kendal
Sun 6 May

More details - Low Fell West - Open Garden for NGS
This 2 acre woodland garden in the tranquil Winster Valley has extensive views to the Pennines. The four season garden, restored since 2003, incl expanses of rock planted sympathetically with grasses, unusual trees and shrubs, climaxing for autumn colour. There are native hedges and areas of plant rich meadows.
Low Fell West, Kendal
Mon 7 May

More details - Hill Top - Hill Top Friday tours
Experience Hill Top out of hours and get up close to items from Beatrix Potter’s collection. Step into Beatrix’s beloved farmhouse and view its contents away from the crowds every closed Friday from 10 February. Booking Advisable. Phone: 015394 36269. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside,
Today, Fri 27 Apr

More details - Hill Top - Hill Top Friday tours
Experience Hill Top out of hours and get up close to items from Beatrix Potter’s collection. Step into Beatrix’s beloved farmhouse and view its contents away from the crowds every closed Friday from 10 February. Booking Advisable. Phone: 015394 36269. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside,
Fri 4 May, Fri 11 May, Fri 18 May, Fri 25 May

More details - Orchard Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre sloping garden in old orchard. Plantsperson’s paradise. Winding paths, diverse habitats, secret vistas. All yr interest and colour. Collections of ferns (100+ varieties), hellebores (70+), grasses, cottage plants, geraniums, Acers (36) Hostas. Auricula theatres, ’imaginary’ stream, bog garden.
Orchard Cottage, Kendal
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 27 May

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 Sun 29 Apr

More details - Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead - Conservation in action
Every Friday there’s the chance to chat to our Conservation team, learn about how we manage our collection and see some objects that belonged to Beatrix Potter which are not usually on display to the public. Booking Not Needed.
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Main Street, Hawkshead,
Today, Fri 27 Apr

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,
Mon 30 Apr to Thu 31 May

More details - Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead - Conservation in action
Every Friday there’s the chance to chat to our Conservation team, learn about how we manage our collection and see some objects that belonged to Beatrix Potter which are not usually on display to the public. Booking Not Needed.
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Main Street, Hawkshead,
Fri 4 May, Fri 11 May, Fri 18 May, Fri 25 May

More details - Windy Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Paradise. I was bowled over by the ecologically intelligent approach you and Diane take and the exquisitely planted back garden or hill with rare species and subspecies so elegantly placed where they will flourish. It was truly superb. The garden left a lasting impression on all.
Windy Hall, Windermere
Sun 6 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Brackenrigg Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
3 acres of wildlife garden run on organic lines with a combination of native and cultivated plants, shrubs and trees. Water features created from a diverted culvert giving streams, waterfall and pond. Woodland area, bog garden, wild flower meadows. The new deer fence works a treat. Stout footwear needed.
Brackenrigg Cottage, Bowness-on-Windermere
Sun 6 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Sizergh - Estate Walks (1.5 miles)
Join us on a guided tour of the beautiful and diverse Sizergh estate. Enjoy a two hour, 1.5 mile, guided walk through the delightful grounds of Sizergh and the surrounding countryside. There are two walks to choose from. The Sizergh Fell walk, at 11am, reveals stunning views and hidden archeology.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Mon 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr

More details - Sizergh - Estate Walks (1.5 miles)
Join us on a guided tour of the beautiful and diverse Sizergh estate. Enjoy a two hour, 1.5 mile, guided walk through the delightful grounds of Sizergh and the surrounding countryside. There are two walks to choose from. The Sizergh Fell walk, at 11am, reveals stunning views and hidden archeology.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Mon 7 May, Mon 14 May, Mon 21 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Sizergh - Countryside Walks (5 miles)
Explore Helsington Barrows on this delightful walk and picnic. Explore the limestone grasslands of Helsington Barrows with botanical surprises and breath-taking views towards the Lakeland fells. The return to Sizergh will be via the park and wetland. Booking Advisable. Suitable for... Dogs on leads welcome.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Sat 12 May

More details - Silent Film Presentation - SPEEDY (1928)
A rare opportunity to see the 1928 Harold Lloyd comedy smash "Speedy" on the big screen. The film features Harold as the driver of a horse drawn tram, fiercely trying to drive off the competition that would see him out of a job. Lots of fast chases and wild stunts to enjoy.
Royalty Cinema, Lake Road, Bowness on Windermere.
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Meditation Class - Introduction to Buddhism
Learning to be Happy - Introduction to Buddhism Many people these days are interested in learning more about Buddha’s teachings. Buddhism has answers to questions and solutions to problems that cannot be found elsewhere.
Windermere Library, Ellerthwaite, Windermere
Thu 26 Apr, Thu 3 May, Thu 10 May, Thu 17 May

More details - Beth Hart
Beth Hart plus Kris Barras Band. Artists performing: Beth Hart.: Tickets avaiable.
Blackpool Opera House, Blackpool
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Dinosaur World Live
Dinosaur World Live – A brand new dino-mite adventure! Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - The Rat Pack: Live from Las Vegas
The Rat Pack is back and this time, they are bringing Ella Fitzgerald! The Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas sends you back in time to the glamorous, golden era of 1950s Las Vegas, when Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Junior and Dean Martin joined forces and become the hottest ticket in town at the famous Sands...
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - ELO AGAIN 2018 - Return To The Blue Tour
Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of ELO’s iconic album ‘OUT OF THE BLUE’. ELO AGAIN really do give you a dramatic taste of what the classic ELO were like in the heyday. The whole experience is a professional re-enactment of an ELO concert with a great sound reproduction light show and visual effects.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Signed Sealed Delivered
If you love the music of Stevie Wonder, then you’ll love this smash hit show Signed Sealed Delivered. Featuring Lejaune Andre, the star of The Magic of Motown.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Tue 1 May

More details - Islands in the Stream
Islands in the Stream – Celebrating the Queen & King of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers… Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty!
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Wed 2 May

More details - Bowie Experience - The Golden Years Tour
Bowie Experience is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon, David Bowie. A must see for all Bowie fans, the latest production promises an unforgettable journey of sound and vision, featuring all the hits from A to Ziggy.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Thu 3 May

More details - My First Ballet: Swan Lake
Give children a first taste of the magical world of ballet with My First ballet: Swan Lake. Enjoy one of the most famous ballets of all time together, in this beautifully adapted new version for children aged three upwards.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May