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Today to Mon 16 Jul, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Bay Hospitals Charity Piel Island Walk
Our guide, John Murphy will lead us across the sands to Piel Island. John has a wealth of knowledge of the area and castle on Piel.
Snab Point, Walney, Barrow in Furness over the sands to Piel Island
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Beckside Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Organic cottage garden with raised beds, herbaceous borders. Many unusual\new varieties of tender perennials and annuals, raised from seed and cuttings each year. Several interesting patio/seating areas. Productive greenhouse, again with unusual varieties. Ferns and summer flowering bulbs in pots.
Beckside Farm, nr Ulverston
Sat 7 Jul

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 15 Jul

More details - Public Talk with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong – Looking with Wisdom
Making everything that happens to you help you to become a better person. Learn how Kadampa Buddhism offers practical advice for busy life Enjoy a guided meditation and experience peace of mind Explore the peaceful grounds, stay for lunch or relax in the World Peace Café
Manjushri KMC Conishead Priory Priory Road (A5087 Coast Road) Ulverston
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Ulverston Town & Country Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
7 gardens within a mile of historic market town, with its canal, lighthouse monument to Sir John Barrow and 18thC iron furnace - open to visitors at no extra charge. Hamilton Grove garden slopes down from a large terrace to the, now dry, canal feeder via beds of annuals and perennials.
Ulverston Town & Country Gardens, Ulverston
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
5 very different gardens hidden down narrow lanes off the road south out of Grange. Sunbeams and Sunrise are on a steep hillside with views across Morecambe Bay; neither have any flat areas. Sunbeams is managed without using pesticides and has a small pond to encourage wildlife.
Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens, Grange-Over-Sands
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Haverthwaite Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
Traditional Lake District garden that has been redesigned and replanted. A wonderful display of hellebores and spring flowers. Gardens on a series of terraces leading down to the R Leven and incl: rose garden, cutting garden, dell area, rock terrace, herbaceous borders and many interesting mature shrubs.
Haverthwaite Lodge, Haverthwaite
Thu 21 Jun, Thu 16 Aug

More details - Yewbarrow House - Open Garden for NGS
’More Cornwall than Cumbria’ according to Country Life, a colourful 4 acre garden filled with exotic and rare plants, with dramatic views over the Morecambe Bay.
Yewbarrow House, Grange-over-Sands
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Midsummer Miscellany Concert  - Furness Music Centre
Furness Music Centre Community Orchestra and Choir, with guests, from the Windermere Orchestra will perform a ’Midsummer Miscellany’ including items by Schubert - Unfinished Symphony (1st Movt.) Delibes - Le Roi S’Amuse, Rimsky Korsakov - Scheherazade Selections and many more.......
Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands
Sat 7 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 - 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 - 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 - Lakeside Hotel & Rocky Bank - Open Garden for NGS
Two diverse gardens on the shores of Lake Windermere. Lakeside has been created for year round interest, packed with choice plants, incl some unusual varieties. Main garden area with herbaceous borders and foliage shrubs, scented and winter interest plants and seasonal bedding.
Lakeside Hotel & Rocky Bank, Ulverston
Thu 21 Jun, Thu 16 Aug

More details - Cross Bay Walk for Rainbow House
oin Rainbow House and the Queen’s Guide to the Sands Cedric Robinson MBE for a unique and picturesque 8 mile walk from the pretty promenade of Arnside to Kents Bank, near Grange over Sands.
Arnside Promenade, Arnside
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Morecambe Bay Sponsored Walk
Join Action for Children at their Morecambe Bay Sponsored Walk on Saturday 7th July at 12pm. A cross bay walk from Arnside to Kents Bank with refreshments at Abbot Hall Hotel after the walk. Step Out with us and help disadvantaged children in the UK.
Arnside Promenade
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Fernhill Coach House - Open Garden for NGS
Approx one acre garden - a riot of chaotic exuberance. From a stable yard, old tip and remnants of an orchard, seven years of hard work have resulted in a garden. Mixed borders, lots of vegetables, greenhouse, polytunnel, ponds and lots of roses.
Fernhill Coach House, Grange-Over-Sands
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Abi and Tom's Garden Plants - Open Garden for NGS
The 1 acre nursery garden is a fusion of traditional horticultural values with modern approaches to the display, growing and use of plant material. Our full range of perennials can be seen growing alongside one another in themed borders be they shady damp corners or south facing hot spots.
Abi and Tom’s Garden Plants, Grange-Over-Sands
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Crafty Vintage at The Storey
Crafty Vintage is a regular social gathering where like-minded folk can meet, socialise, share ideas and gather inspiration. We are purveyors of classic vintage, collectables, retro wares, quirky handmade, and fine foods.
The Storey Institute, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Magic Flute
The Magic Flute is, in many ways, a pantomime opera and yet features much of Mozart’s most magical music.
Lancaster Grand Theatre St Leonardgate
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Warton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The 3 gardens are spread across the village and offer a wide variety of planting and design ideas incl. cottage charm on limestone pavement, unusual herbaceous and more formal approaches. Parking at the bottom of village (LA5 9NU) or the public car park, next to Old School Brewery (LA5 9PL). Warton has 2 Pubs and WCs.
Warton Gardens, Warton
Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Three Musketeers
Homegrown Walkabout Theatre in Williamson Park, Lancaster Country bumpkin D’Artagnan comes to the big city with a big dream: to become a Musketeer. But when he accidentally becomes embroiled in the sinister schemes of Cardinal Richelieu, it doesn’t seem likely he’ll survive long enough.
The Dukes Moor Lane Lancaster Lancaster
Tue 3 Jul to Sat 7 Jul, Tue 10 Jul to Sat 14 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Thu 19 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Tue 24 Jul to Sat 28 Jul, Tue 31 Jul to Sat 4 Aug, Tue 7 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Tue 14 Aug to Sat 18 Aug

More details - The Beetham Make-Off
Let your child’s imagination run rampant as we present a spectacular one-day Lego workshop for children aged 7 and up! Join STEM’s Fran Ward for a day of Lego based challenges ranging from short and simple to time consuming and challenging.
Heron Corn Mill, Mill Lane, Beetham, Milnthorpe
Sat 23 Jun

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 - 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 24 Jun

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 24 Jun

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 - 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 22 Jun, 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,
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 - 28 Lockwood Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
Two gardens in one quietly hidden behind a family home. The rear classic formal garden has four square lawns and central water feature which is softened by herbaceous borders and paved walkways.
28 Lockwood Avenue, Poulton-Le-Fylde
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 to Sat 23 Jun, Mon 25 Jun to Sat 30 Jun, Mon 2 Jul to Sat 7 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Sizergh - Garden walks
Join one of our volunteers for a guided walk around the gardens at Sizergh. You’ll find real variety in our seven-hectare garden - from the formal hot wall to the wilder landscape of the magnificent limestone rock garden. Booking Not Needed.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Today to Fri 22 Jun, Mon 25 Jun to Fri 29 Jun, Mon 2 Jul to Fri 6 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

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
Today, Mon 25 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Sizergh - Garden Walks
Join a member of our garden team and discover seasonal garden surprises at Sizergh. Explore a stunning mix of bright, spring flowers complete with the original Lakeland daffodil carpets, the wildflower bank and Snakeshead Fritillaria, with fabulous views of the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Sun 1 Jul

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 7 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
Tue 10 Jul to Sat 14 Jul, Mon 16 Jul to Sat 21 Jul, Mon 23 Jul to Sat 28 Jul, Mon 30 Jul to Sat 4 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Sat 11 Aug, Mon 13 Aug to Sat 18 Aug, Mon 20 Aug to Sat 25 Aug, Mon 27 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Sizergh - Garden walks
Join one of our volunteers for a guided walk around the gardens at Sizergh. You’ll find real variety in our seven-hectare garden - from the formal hot wall to the wilder landscape of the magnificent limestone rock garden. Booking Not Needed.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 13 Jul, Mon 16 Jul to Fri 20 Jul, Mon 23 Jul to Fri 27 Jul, Mon 30 Jul to Fri 3 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Fri 10 Aug, Mon 13 Aug to Fri 17 Aug, Mon 20 Aug to Fri 24 Aug, Mon 27 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

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 16 Jul, Mon 23 Jul, Mon 30 Jul, Mon 6 Aug, Mon 13 Aug, Mon 20 Aug, Mon 27 Aug

More details - Green Farm Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
½ acre well established formal cottage gardens. Feature koi pond, paths leading to different areas. Lots of climbers and rose beds. Packed with plants of all kinds. Many shrubs and trees. Well laid out lawns. Collections of unusual plants. A surprise round every corner.
Green Farm Cottage, Poulton-le-Fylde
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Pool Foot Barn - Open Garden for NGS
Our 2 acre garden has several distinct areas including a cottage garden, kitchen garden, greenhouse, small pond, butterfly bed, shrub borders, hot summer beds and an area for moisture loving plants. In addition the terrace by the duck pond has alpine beds and is surrounded by perennial borders.
Pool Foot Barn, Poulton-Le-Fylde
Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Magic Flute
The Magic Flute is, in many ways, a pantomime opera and yet features much of Mozart’s most magical music.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Today

More details - Northern Ballet's Ugly Duckling
Don’t miss Northern Ballet’s hugely popular Ugly Duckling as it returns to the stage for the first time since 2013. Ugly Duckling is lonely and fed-up, ignored by those around her who think she is too ugly to fit in.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Wed 20 Jun

More details - The Bon Jovi Experience
The Bon Jovi Experience are the worlds first and finest tribute to the great Bon Jovi and are the worlds ONLY tribute to have been requested by and to have performed live on stage with Jon Bon Jovi himself. They are also the only tribute to have been featured on the official Bon Jovi website.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Peppa Pig's Adventure
Peppa Pig and friends are back in the brand new live show Peppa Pig’s Adventure! Join Peppa as she gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Ruby Wax: Frazzled
RUBY WAX ‘FRAZZLED’ – A Guide to Mindfulness Drop dead gorgeous, sassy and smart, Ruby Wax brings her new one-woman show to the stage. Based on her number one best seller, “A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Thu 5 Jul

More details - The Lancashire Hotpots
The Lancashire Hotpots: Sing-a-longa Knees Up Jamboree Are you ready for a sing-a-longa party? The Lancashire Hotpots are back with a brand new show and they want YOU singing along. They’ll be raising the roof with all the Hotpot classics you know and love: Chippy Tea, I Fear Ikea and Egg, Sausage Chips & Beans.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Jon Richardson: Old Man
LAST CHANCE to see the British Comedy Award nominee and star of Live At The Apollo and 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Jon Richardson, as he is completing a nationwide tour to complain about the state of the world and offer no solutions.
Blackpool Grand Theatre 33 Church Street Blackpool
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Cancer Research UK Race for Life Blackpool 5K & 10K
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters. So which event is for you? A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it.
The Promenade
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Great Eccleston and District Agricultural Show
The Best two-day show in the County!
Garstang Road, Great Eccleston, Nr Preston
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Arkholme Book Fair
Secondhand & Antiquarian Book Fair organised by the P.B.F.A. This is a one day fair with booksellers from throughout the UK exhibiting books on a wide range of subjects from children’s & illustrated, fiction, topography (especially northern), industrial history, transport, travel.
Arkholme Village Hall, Kirkby Lonsdale Road, Arkholme
Sat 23 Jun

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