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More details - Wray Castle - The Women of Wray Castle exhibition talk
Accompanying the 2018 exhibition, ’The Women of Wray Castle: Convention and Control’. A 10 minute talk introducing the two prominent female figures of Wray: Margaret Dawson and Beatrix Potter.
Wray Castle
Today to Sun 4 Nov

More details - Allan Bank and Grasmere - Billie Buzzard's Wild Garden Trail
Billie Buzzard is soaring overhead, floating on the breeze and watching all the comings and goings of the Allan Bank woodland garden. She sees all of the wild creatures who call Allan Bank home, can you find all the creatures that Billie Buzzard can see' Booking Not Needed.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside
Today to Sun 4 Nov

More details - Autum Nights at Willowbeck Lodge
To celebrate the arrival of autumn and with it our grounds turning beautiful shades of golden orange, we are opening our doors in the evenings through October and November and warmly invite you to join us for some wonderful food, a great atmosphere and spectacular views. Open Thursday - Sunday.
Lambley Bank, Scotby
Today, Thu 25 Oct to Sun 28 Oct, Thu 1 Nov to Sun 4 Nov, Thu 8 Nov to Sun 11 Nov, Thu 15 Nov to Sun 18 Nov, Thu 22 Nov, Fri 23 Nov

More details - New Light Prize Exhibition 2018
Discover the North’s finest artists in this stunning exhibition which features 88 artworks by 72 artists. From hyper-real to abstract, printmaking and sculpture, this high-profile exhibition celebrates contemporary artists at all stages of their career, and from all corners of the North of England.
Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Castle Street, Carlisle
Today to Tue 11 Dec

More details - Johnny Town Mouse Garden Trail
“One place suits one person, another place suits another person”. Are you a town mouse like Johnny, or do you prefer the countryside like Timmie Willie? Follow our Johnny Town Mouse trail in our Peter Rabbit garden and then vote at the end to let us know which place suits you.
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction The Old Laundry, Crag Brow
Mon 22 Oct, Fri 26 Oct

More details - Little Explorers Gruesome Halloween Kids’ Club
This October half term keep your little ones entertained and visit Westmorland Shopping Centre, Kendal for a free Gruesome Halloween Kids’ Club!
The Westmorland Shopping Centre, Stricklandgate, Kendal, Cumbria
Wed 24 Oct

More details - Barrie McDermott
Barrie McDermott is one of the toughest players that’s ever played rugby league... Join Barrie live here at The Beggar’s Theatre where he will be talking through his amazing career peaking playing for Great Britain, he played his club football at Oldham, Wigan Warriors, Leeds Rhinos (with whom he won both a Super...
Beggars theatre, Market Square
Fri 26 Oct

More details - Weekend Meditation Retreat - Learning from Our Dreams
Relaxing weekends in a quiet and peaceful environment providing a rare opportunity to refresh your mind through meditation. Through meditation we can learn how to relax and develop peaceful and positive states of mind.
Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre Conishead Priory Priory Road (A5087 Coast Road) Ulverston Cumbria
Fri 26 Oct, Sun 28 Oct

More details - Art Exhibition by Carlisle & Border Art Society
Art Exhibition by Carlisle & Border Art Society. Original paintings and cards for sale by local artists. Teas. Free admission. Christmas Hamper raffle to raise funds for Macmillan Nurses.
Wetheral Community Hall
Fri 26 Oct to Sun 28 Oct

More details - Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael: Tickets avaiable.
Carlisle Sands Centre, Carlisle
Fri 26 Oct

More details - Comedy @ Brewery Arts
Comedy with Troy Hawke Vince Atta Hannah Silvester Michael Legge
Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate Kendal, Cumbria
Fri 26 Oct

More details - The Winter Droving, Penrith
Turn Your Clocks Back Four Centuries at The Winter Droving, Penrith. Each year Penrith in Cumbria marks the end of the harvest season and the beginning of the "darker half" of the year.
Penrith Town Centre, Cumbria
Sat 27 Oct

More details - Crafty Vintage at The Wnter Droving Penrith
THE MAGICAL DAY OF RURAL CELEBRATION, FOOD, FUN, GAMES - MASQUERADE AND FIRE IN PENRITH CUMBRIA A right rural gathering including a traditional Cumbrian market featuring local food and drink, and high quality arts and crafts.
The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, Cumbria
Sat 27 Oct

More details - We Do Not Idly Waste Our Time
This two-day retrospective will offer visitors an overview of some of the fantastic projects we’ve undertaken dating back to 2004, as well as looking to the future as we approach the 800 year anniversary of milling in the area!
Heron Corn Mill, Mill Lane, Beeham, Milnthorpe
Sat 27 Oct and Sun 28 Oct

More details - The Christmas Fair @ Rheged
An early Christmas Arts, Crafts, Gifts and Food Fair held in two exhibition halls in the Rheged Centre. This two -day event will provide a diverse and interesting mix of exhibitors from across the North of England and Scotland. A great place to start that Christmas shopping.
Rheged Centre, Redhills, Penrith, Cumbria
Sat 27 Oct and Sun 28 Oct

More details - Craft Fair
Our famous Autumn Craft Fair featuring over 30 stalls selling a wide range of handmade goods, including Lakeland Perfumes, Dressed Dolls, Shamballa Bracelets, Hand Knits, Fused Glass Jewellery, Textiles and Embroidery and Patchwork. Photos and cards, and Home Made Cakes and Pastries, and Books. Chutneys and pickles.
Lower Holker Village Hall, Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands
Sat 27 Oct

More details - The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican
Put on yer finest knitted gladrags, style your barnet and bring your finest singing voices, because t’North’s hardest working comedy band, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, are coming to Cumbria! The Doonicans are instantly recognisable, with their immaculate hair and their stylish choice of knitwear.
Beggars theatre, Market Square
Sat 27 Oct

More details - Halloween Fun Day
It’s nearly Halloween, so kids in fancy dress go FREE into the Attraction (if accompanied by paying adult). Children can also enjoy some FREE spooky Halloween crafts between 10 am and 4 pm or have their face painted (small charge applies).
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction The Old Laundry, Crag Brow
Sun 28 Oct

More details - Rampside Village Winter Craft Fair Sunday 28th October  FREE ENTRY
RAMPSIDE VILLAGE WINTER CRAFT FAIR WITH HOMEMADE SOUP, COFFEE AND CRAFTS Rampside Village Hall Barrow-n-Furness LA13 0PX Sunday 28th October 2018 from 12 till 4pm Free entry Raising funds for Barrow Male Voice Choir and Rampside Village Hall Why not come and treat yourself to home made soup, coffee and
Rampside Village hall, Rampside, Barrow-in-Furness L13 0Px
Sun 28 Oct

More details - Wray Castle - The Women of Wray Castle: Convention and Control
This year sees us reflecting on the lives of two prominent women from Wray Castle’s story. The exhibition encompasses artistic installations, research material and poses questions for reflection.
Wray Castle
Mon 29 Oct to Sun 4 Nov

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 31 Oct

More details - Sound of Cello
Ilse de Ziah’s Cumbrian Tour - Traditional Irish music and more! "This is the cello as you’ve never heard it before. Ilse de Ziah takes traditional Irish melodies and gives them a deep and fabulous transformation.
St Augustine’s Church, Alston
Wed 31 Oct

More details - Larch Cottage Nurseries - Open Garden for NGS
For 2 days only Larch Cottage Nurseries are opening the new lower gardens and chapel for NGS visitors. The gardens include lawns, flowing perennial borders, rare and unusual shrubs, trees, small orchard and a kitchen garden. A natural stream runs into a small lake - a haven for wildlife and birds.
Larch Cottage Nurseries, Penrith
Wed 31 Oct

More details - Circus of Horrors - Slice girls
Imagine a Brilliant Rock show combined with amazing, bizarre and Dare Devil Circus acts, a stella light show and all performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek. If Quentin Tarantino had directed Cirque Du Soleil you would be half way there.
Coronation Hall, County road Ulverston
Thu 1 Nov

 - Cancelled

More details - Alternative Perspectives: Art and Inspiration
A presentation by well-known Lake Artist Tiana Marie.
Unitarian Chapel Schoolroom, Branthwaite Brow, Off Market Place, Kendal
Fri 2 Nov

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