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Workington Model Railway Exhibition 2020 - Cancelled

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The biggest Model Railway Exhibition in Cumbria. 12+ layouts. Full Trade support. Demonstrations and Societies. From drive your own train, how to make models they are all here.
Energus Building, Lillyhall. Workington CA13 4JW
Sat 21 Nov 20

Via Neil Diamond

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Whilst performing in Las Vegas four years ago Bob Dury was described as ’one of the world’s finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond’ and he’s now back touring the UK with his
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 21 Nov 20

100% Simon Brodkin

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After three hugely successful BBC series as Lee Nelson, multiple sell-out tours and various court appearances following world-famous stunts on Theresa May, Sepp Blatter, Donald Trump, Kayne West and
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Wed 4 Nov 20

Curious About Kendal

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Have fun discovering Kendal with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Kendal?
Kendal Town Centre Starts: Holy Trinity Church, Church Walk Kendal LA9 5AF
Thu 29 Oct 20

Carlisle Virtual Careers Fair

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Out of work due to the current global pandemic? Join us at our Carlisle Virtual Careers Fair, the perfect place to find your next career!
Virtual Event
Thu 29 Oct 20

October Half Term- Clay Gargoyles

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This October Half Term join us for a chance to get messy and creative as a family to make your own clay gargoyles!
Carlisle Cathedral The Abbey Carlisle CA3 8TZ
Wed 28 Oct 20

October half term fun at The Beacon Museum

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From we open at 10.00am on Saturday 24th October we have a great week lined up for you. We have the Bears Exhibition where you will find books about famous bears, and you can go on a bear hunt with...
The Beacon Museum West Strand Whitehaven CA28 7LY
Sat 24 Oct 20

The Sixteen: The Choral Pilgrimage 2020 - Carlisle

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2020 marks the 20th anniversary of The Sixteen’s annual Choral Pilgrimage tour. Since 2000 the choir have travelled the length and breadth of the UK, discovering some of the country’s most beautiful...
Carlisle Cathedral, Carlisle CA3 8TZ
Thu 15 Oct 20

The Sixteen: Choral Workshops 2020 - Carlisle

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The Sixteen’s Choral Workshops take place under the guidance of expert workshop leaders including their associate conductor and bass Eamonn Dougan and singer and practical scholar Sally
Tithe Barn, Carlisle CA3 8UF
Sat 10 Oct 20

The Three Degrees

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The Three Degrees with original members Helen Scott and Valerie Holiday all the way from the USA. 50th Anniversary Tour.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 10 Oct 20

Apple Weekend 2020

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Apple Weekend 2020 **Covid-19 Information - Health and safety remains our top priority and all activities throughout the weekend have taken this into account and will be socially distanced.
Beetham Nurseries Pool Darkin Lane Beetham Nr Milnthorpe Cumbria LA7 7AP
Sat 10 Oct 20

Curious About Carlisle

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Have fun discovering Carlisle with two quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Are you curious about Carlisle?
Carlisle City Centre Starts: Carlisle Railway Station, Court Square Carlisle CA1 1QZ
Fri 9 Oct 20

Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers

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Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers is a theatrical and interactive experience, especially made for all the family to enjoy.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Mon 5 Oct 20

Artisan Craft & Gift Market - Dobbies Carlisle

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Artisan Craft & Gift Market - Dobbies Carlisle Our new look, Artisan Craft and Gift Fair will be held over two days at this very popular Garden Centre.
Orton Grange CA5 6LB
Sat 3 Oct 20

Cumbrian Challenge 2020 - Cancelled

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Cumbrian Challenge 2020 The Cumbrian Challenge is Walking With The Wounded’s annual flagship fundraising event for individuals, organisations and companies who want to show their support and experience a memorable
Grasmere Sports Ground, Grasmere LA22 9SL
Sat 3 Oct 20

Simon Armitage in Dove Cottage

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Dove Cottage is the place where William Wordsworth produced most of his greatest and best-loved poems.
Wordsworth Grasmere, Dove Cottage, Grasmere LA22 9SH
Thu 1 Oct 20

Russian State Ballet

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Reserved Seating £23 all areas (over 60s £21/ U16s £17) Doors 19:00 Start 19:30 Interval 20:25 Approx end 21:30 A timeless ballet with exquisite dancing. Music by Tchaikovsky.
The Coro County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Tue 29 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Pen and Ink from Goose Quills and Oak Galls

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Sun 20 Sep 20

Glory Days

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The full E-street, the seven-piece line up will take you on a blast down thunder road playing all if the classics along the way.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 19 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Lancaster Canal Northern Reaches ’“ Virtual Tour

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 18 Sep 20

Larch Cottage Nurseries - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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For 3 days only Larch Cottage Nurseries are opening the new lower gardens and chapel for NGS visitors.
Larch Cottage Nurseries Melkinthorpe Penrith Cumbria CA10 2DR
Tue 15 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: FIRE! - Morecambe Bay Sunset Series

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Tue 15 Sep 20

Larch Cottage Nurseries - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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For 3 days only Larch Cottage Nurseries are opening the new lower gardens and chapel for NGS visitors.
Larch Cottage Nurseries Melkinthorpe Penrith Cumbria CA10 2DR
Mon 14 Sep 20

Woodend House - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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An interesting garden tucked away in a small hamlet. Meandering gravel paths lead around the garden with imaginative, colourful planting.
Woodend House Woodend Egremont Cumbria CA22 2TA
Sun 13 Sep 20

Woodend House - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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An interesting garden tucked away in a small hamlet. Meandering gravel paths lead around the garden with imaginative, colourful planting.
Woodend House Woodend Egremont Cumbria CA22 2TA
Sat 12 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: The Reservoir Story: An evening zoom talk with Tom Speight

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Heritage Open Day: Warwick Bridge Corn Mill Online Audio Tour

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Welcome to England’s largest festival of history and culture! Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture.
Virtual Event
Fri 11 Sep 20

Westmorland County Show

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Awarded Cumbria Tourism Event of the Year for 2018, the Westmorland County Show is one of the UK’s favourite agricultural Shows and Cumbria’s largest livestock Show.
County Showground,Lane Farm, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7NH
Thu 10 Sep 20

Jason Manford: Like Me

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Jason Manford: Like Me He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit.
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Fri 4 Sep 20

Grange-over-Sands Hidden Gardens - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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2/3 very different gardens hidden down narrow lanes off the road south out of Grange. Off Kents Bank Road, 3 gardens on Cart Lane all back onto the railway embankment, providing shelter from the wind...
Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens Grange-Over-Sands Cumbria LA11 7AF
Sun 30 Aug 20

James Richards Circus

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James Richards Circus James Richards circus is pleased to be returning to Silloth on Solway with another great family friendly show.
SILLOTH THE GREEN CA7 4DQ
Sat 22 Aug 20

Manjushri KMC Summer Retreat - Wk 2 - The Inner Peace of Concentration

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ONLINE - Guided Meditations on The Inner Peace of Concentration with Buddhist Monk, Gen Kelsang Rabten Hosted by Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Temple for World Peace, Ulverston.
Virtual Event
Fri 21 Aug 20

Flash Art Workshops for Kids: Beautiful Bunting

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Flash Art Workshops for Kids: Beautiful Bunting This summer Heron Corn Mill presents five days of workshops for children themed around arts & crafts, where there’ll be a different fun-packed activity every day!
Heron Corn Mill, Mill Lane, Beetham, Milnthorpe LA7 7PQ
Fri 14 Aug 20

Flash Art Workshops for Kids: Junk Journals

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Flash Art Workshops for Kids: Junk Journals This summer Heron Corn Mill presents five days of workshops for children themed around arts & crafts, where there’ll be a different fun-packed activity every day!
Heron Corn Mill, Mill Lane, Beetham, Milnthorpe LA7 7PQ
Thu 13 Aug 20

Flash Art Workshops for Kids: Found Object Sculpture

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Flash Art Workshops for Kids: Found Object Sculpture This summer Heron Corn Mill presents five days of workshops for children themed around arts & crafts, where there’ll be a different fun-packed activity every day!
Heron Corn Mill, Mill Lane, Beetham, Milnthorpe LA7 7PQ
Wed 12 Aug 20

Flash Art Workshops for Kids: Wet Felting Pictures

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Flash Art Workshops for Kids: Wet Felting Pictures This summer Heron Corn Mill presents five days of workshops for children themed around arts & crafts, where there’ll be a different fun-packed activity every day!
Heron Corn Mill, Mill Lane, Beetham, Milnthorpe LA7 7PQ
Tue 11 Aug 20

Flash Art Workshops for Kids: Mixed Media & Drawing

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Flash Art Workshops for Kids: Mixed Media & Drawing This summer Heron Corn Mill presents five days of workshops for children themed around arts & crafts, where there’ll be a different fun-packed activity every day!
Heron Corn Mill, Mill Lane, Beetham, Milnthorpe LA7 7PQ
Mon 10 Aug 20

WILD Camping

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DUE TO HIGH DEMAND we are now opening for BASIC WILD CAMPING on Friday the 7th of August 1 night is 22.
PARK HOUSE FARM, HEVERSHAM MILNTHORPE LA7 7EB
Fri 7 Aug 20

Artisan Craft & Gift Market - Dobbies Carlisle

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Artisan Craft & Gift Market - Dobbies Carlisle We are really looking forward to being back at Dobbies Carlisle for our Artisan Craft & Gift Market. Our marquee will feature lots of interesting stalls such as soaps, bath bombs, ladies clothing,...
Orton Grange, Carlisle CA5 6LB
Sat 1 Aug 20

Big Kid Circus

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Big Kid Circus is thrilled to announce that we are back on tour and we are here to do our best to bring back the entertainment in your life style. Shows: everyday, 1pm & 4.30pm & 7.
workington, Opposite Dunmail Park CA14 1NQ
Wed 29 Jul 20

Grange-over-Sands Hidden Gardens - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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3 very different gardens hidden down narrow lanes off the road south out of Grange. Off Kents Bank Road, 3 gardens on Cart Lane all back onto the railway embankment, providing shelter from the wind...
Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens Grange-Over-Sands Cumbria LA11 7AF
Sun 26 Jul 20

Low Fell West - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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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...
Low Fell West Crosthwaite Kendal Cumbria LA8 8JG
Sun 26 Jul 20

The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Show

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The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Show The Floyd Effect return in 2020 with their ‘Dark Side Of Reason’ tour, highlighting Pink Floyd’s multi-platinum 1987 release, ’A Momentary Lapse Of Reason’ and also includes a complete
Carnegie Theatre CA14 2BD
Sat 25 Jul 20

Cumbria Steam Gathering - Cancelled

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Vintage show with craft and trade stalls, exhibition of vintage and classic vehicles, funfair and food outlets and including live steel music performance by Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra from
Cark Airfield, Flookburgh, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria LA11 7LS
Sat 25 Jul 20

Low Fell West - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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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...
Low Fell West Crosthwaite Kendal Cumbria LA8 8JG
Sat 25 Jul 20

Online Kadampa Summer Fesrival 2020 - Everyone Welcome

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Hosted by Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, Ulverston A special opportunity to receive teachings and engage in meditations of Kadampa Buddhism.
Virtual Event
Fri 24 Jul 20

Low Fell West - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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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...
Low Fell West Crosthwaite Kendal Cumbria LA8 8JG
Fri 24 Jul 20

Grange-over-Sands Hidden Gardens - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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3 very different gardens hidden down narrow lanes off the road south out of Grange. Off Kents Bank Road, 3 gardens on Cart Lane all back onto the railway embankment, providing shelter from the wind...
Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens Grange-Over-Sands Cumbria LA11 7AF
Thu 23 Jul 20

Curious About Kendal

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Have fun discovering Kendal with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Kendal?
Kendal Town Centre Starts: Holy Trinity Church, Church Walk Kendal LA9 5AF
Mon 20 Jul 20

Grange-over-Sands Hidden Gardens - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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3 very different gardens hidden down narrow lanes off the road south out of Grange. Off Kents Bank Road, 3 gardens on Cart Lane all back onto the railway embankment, providing shelter from the wind...
Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens Grange-Over-Sands Cumbria LA11 7AF
Sun 19 Jul 20

Low Fell West - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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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...
Low Fell West Crosthwaite Kendal Cumbria LA8 8JG
Sun 19 Jul 20

Holistic & Spiritual Well being Festival

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Our Holistic & Spiritual Well being Festival is a great day out for everybody who loves indulgence, inspiration and buying beautiful things to love !
George Hotel, Devonshire Street, Penrith CA11 7SU
Sat 18 Jul 20

Low Fell West - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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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...
Low Fell West Crosthwaite Kendal Cumbria LA8 8JG
Sat 18 Jul 20

Last of the Summer Wine

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After his hit sell-out UK tour of ’Do You Think That’s Wise?’ The life and times of John Le Mesurier, acclaimed impressionist Julian Dutton brings the classic sitcom ’ Last of...
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Fri 17 Jul 20

Low Fell West - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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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...
Low Fell West Crosthwaite Kendal Cumbria LA8 8JG
Fri 17 Jul 20

Grange-over-Sands Hidden Gardens - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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3 very different gardens hidden down narrow lanes off the road south out of Grange. Off Kents Bank Road, 3 gardens on Cart Lane all back onto the railway embankment, providing shelter from the wind...
Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens Grange-Over-Sands Cumbria LA11 7AF
Thu 16 Jul 20

Pretty Muddy - Carlisle 5k

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Pretty Muddy - Carlisle 5k Pretty Muddy 5k is a fun-filled muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame, crawl through the mud pit, bounce on the space hoppers and have fun with your friends while raising valuable funds...
Bitts Park, Dacre Rd CA3 8UZ
Sun 12 Jul 20

Race for Life - Carlisle 5k / 10k

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Race for Life - Carlisle 5k / 10k Race for Life 5k and 10k is suitable for all ages and abilities. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 5k or 10k at your own pace while...
Bitts Park, Dacre Rd CA3 8UZ
Sun 12 Jul 20

Low Fell West - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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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...
Low Fell West Crosthwaite Kendal Cumbria LA8 8JG
Sun 12 Jul 20

Pretty Muddy Kids- Carlisle 5k

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Pretty Muddy Kids- Carlisle 5k Pretty Muddy Kids is a fun-filled muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. The course is approximately 5k and children can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with...
Bitts Park, Dacre Rd CA3 8UZ
Sun 12 Jul 20

Colin Garnett

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Now entering its 4th year, the Barrow Festival of Transport will return to Barrow town centre on Saturday 11th July 2020.
Barrow Town Centre LA14 1PU
Sat 11 Jul 20

Low Fell West - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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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...
Low Fell West Crosthwaite Kendal Cumbria LA8 8JG
Sat 11 Jul 20

Low Fell West - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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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...
Low Fell West Crosthwaite Kendal Cumbria LA8 8JG
Fri 10 Jul 20

Furness Tradition Online Festival

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As we couldn’t have a normal festival we have gone online. Concerts from Bob Fox, Jenn Butterworth and Laura-Beth Salter, OBT (Oakes, Boyes and Thorp) and Ross Couper (Peatbog Faeries...
Virtual Event
Fri 10 Jul 20

Abi & Tom’s Garden Plants - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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The 1 acre nursery garden is a fusion of traditional horticultural values with modern approaches to the display, growing and use of plant material.
Abi and Tom’s Garden Plants Halecat Witherslack Grange-Over-Sands Cumbria LA11 6RT
Sun 5 Jul 20

Matson Ground - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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2 acres of mature, south facing gardens. A good mix of formal and informal planting including topiary features, herbaceous and shrub borders, wild flower areas, stream leading to a large pond and...
Matson Ground Windermere Cumbria LA23 2NH
Fri 3 Jul 20

Manjushri KMC Summer Retreat - Week 1 - Meditations for a Good Heart

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ONLINE - Guided Meditations for a Good Heart with Buddhist Monk, Gen Kelsang Rabten Hosted by Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Temple for World Peace, Ulverston An opportunity to enjoy a powerful
Virtual Event
Fri 3 Jul 20

Ulverston Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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6 very varied gardens in and around a historic market town, with its canal and lighthouse monument to Sir John Barrow. ’Every garden a surprise’.
Ulverston Gardens, Ulverston LA12 7LA
Sun 28 Jun 20

Ullswater Country Fair

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Country Fair set in the beautiful Ullswater valley with attractions including open hound, terrier, lurcher and whippet show, charity companion dog show, falconry display, fell races, terrier racing,
Patterdale, Ullswater CA11 0PJ
Sun 28 Jun 20

Curious About Kendal

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Have fun discovering Kendal with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Kendal?
Kendal Town Centre Starts: Holy Trinity Church, Church Walk Kendal LA9 5AF
Mon 22 Jun 20

Ivy House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Approx 2 acres of sloping fell-side garden with meandering paths leading to a series of rooms: pond, fern garden, gravel garden with assorted grasses, vegetable and herb garden.
Ivy House, Cumwhitton CA8 9EX
Sun 21 Jun 20

Askham Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Askham Hall is a Pele Tower incorporating C14, C16 and early C18 elements in a courtyard plan. Opened in 2013 with luxury accommodation, a restaurant, cafe and wedding barn.
Askham Hall, Penrith CA10 2PF
Sun 21 Jun 20

8 Oxenholme Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Artist and potters garden of approx ½ acre of mixed planting designed for year-round interest, incl two linked small ponds.
8 Oxenholme Road, Kendal LA9 7NJ
Sun 21 Jun 20

Summerdale House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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1½ acre part-walled country garden set around C18 former vicarage. Several defined areas have been created by hedges, each with its own theme and linked by intricate cobbled pathways.
Summerdale House, Lupton LA6 1PE
Sun 21 Jun 20

China Crisis: RETROspective tour

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Eddie Lundon and Gary Daly are the founding members of the band which started Kirby, Merseyside back in 1979.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 20 Jun 20

Matson Ground - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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2 acres of mature, south facing gardens. A good mix of formal and informal planting including topiary features, herbaceous and shrub borders, wild flower areas, stream leading to a large pond and...
Matson Ground Windermere Cumbria LA23 2NH
Fri 19 Jun 20

Kendal Mountain Festival Tour 2020 Kendal

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Watch the world’s best short adventure films on the big screen. Hear tales from great explorers and athletes as they join us on stage. Win prizes from our fantastic tour partners.
Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Thu 18 Jun 20

Haverthwaite Lodge - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Traditional Lake District garden that has been redesigned and replanted. A wonderful display of hellebores and spring flowers.
Haverthwaite Lodge, Haverthwaite LA12 8AJ
Thu 18 Jun 20

Lakeside Hotel - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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On the shores of Lake Windermere. Lakeside has been created for year round interest, packed with choice plants, incl some unusual varieties.
Lakeside Hotel, Ulverston LA12 8AT
Thu 18 Jun 20

Bubble Rush

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New for 2020 – The UK’s foamiest fun run is coming to Carlisle! Bubble Rush is a fun run with a difference – lots of coloured bubbles!
Chances Park, Carlisle CA2 6JP
Sun 14 Jun 20

5 Primrose Bank - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A surprise garden in a modern housing development, making use of reclaimed scrubland next to the Hadrian’s Wall Path and close to the River Eden.
5 Primrose Bank, Carlisle CA6 4QT
Sun 14 Jun 20

Hill Top - The Spirit of Hill Top - Cancelled

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Slow down in the Orchard and experience the sights, sounds and spirit of Hill Top in the same way as Beatrix Potter did.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Sun 14 Jun 20

Sprint Mill - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Unorthodox organically run garden,the wild and natural alongside provision of owners’ fruit, vegetables and firewood.
Sprint Mill Burneside Cumbria LA8 9AQ
Sun 14 Jun 20

Hill Top - Tom Kitten’s children’s trail - Cancelled

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Follow in the paw-prints of Tom Kitten and explore the delights of Hill Top garden. Children will love hunting out the clues around the garden to complete this fun trail, based on one of Beatrix...
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Sun 14 Jun 20

Lake District Challenge 2020

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New for 2020 - join the Lake District Challenge and take on England’s finest countryside at your pace.
RUFC Kendal Hornets, Mintbridge, Shap Road, Kendal LA9 6NY
Sat 13 Jun 20

Whetstone Croft & Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Two different, tranquil, south-facing cottage gardens overlooking the Woodland valley. Herbaceous borders bursting with cottage-garden favourites, mature flowering shrubs, azaleas, herb beds, stoop...
Whetstone Croft & Cottage, Broughton-In-Furness LA20 6AE
Sat 13 Jun 20

Sprint Mill - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Unorthodox organically run garden,the wild and natural alongside provision of owners’ fruit, vegetables and firewood.
Sprint Mill Burneside Cumbria LA8 9AQ
Sat 13 Jun 20

Swarthmoor Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Formal gardens and wild flower meadow. Wild purple crocus meadow in early spring: late February or early March depending on weather, earlier if mild winter later if cold and frosty.
Swarthmoor Hall, Ulverston LA12 0JQ
Fri 12 Jun 20

Sprint Mill - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Unorthodox organically run garden,the wild and natural alongside provision of owners’ fruit, vegetables and firewood.
Sprint Mill Burneside Cumbria LA8 9AQ
Fri 12 Jun 20

Curious About Kendal

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Have fun discovering Kendal with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Kendal?
Kendal Town Centre Starts: Holy Trinity Church, Church Walk Kendal LA9 5AF
Mon 8 Jun 20

Tithe Barn - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Set on a slight incline, the thatched property has stunning views of the Lake District, Pennines and Scottish Border hills.
Tithe Barn, Carlisle CA6 4PJ
Sun 7 Jun 20

Hutton-In-The-Forest - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Hutton-in-the-Forest is surrounded on two sides by distinctive yew topiary and grass terraces -, which to the S lead to C18 lake and cascade.
Hutton-In-The-Forest, Penrith CA11 9TH
Sun 7 Jun 20

Park House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Romantic Manor House (not open). Extensive vistas. Formal tranquil pond encased in yew hedging. Meadow with meandering pathways, water garden filled with bulbs and ferns.
Park House, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2LG
Sun 7 Jun 20

Hayton Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A valley of gardens of varied size and styles all within ½m, mostly of old stone cottages. Smaller and larger cottage gardens, courtyards and containers, steep wooded slopes, lawns, exuberant...
Hayton Village Gardens, Brampton CA8 9HR
Sun 7 Jun 20

Cello on Fire

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A Solo Cello show - no standard classical recital but an extraordinary mix of styles, ranging literally from Baroque to Rock.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 6 Jun 20

Patti Boulaye: Aretha and Me

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Following the last two years of sell-outs of her show ’Billie and me’, The award-winning singer and musical theatre star Patti Boulaye returns to the stage with her brand-new one-woman
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Wed 3 Jun 20

Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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4 very different gardens hidden down narrow lanes off the road south out of Grange. Off Kents Bank Road, 3 gardens on Cart Lane all back onto the railway embankment, providing shelter from the wind...
Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens, Grange-Over-Sands LA11 7AF
Sun 31 May 20

Lea Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Intimate and secluded Arts & Crafts garden, subdivided into ’rooms’ by yew hedges, stone walls & gabions using stone from garden.
Lea Cottage, Ambleside LA22 9PY
Sun 31 May 20

Galloway’s Morecambe Bay Walk

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The famous Galloway’s Morecambe Bay Walk returns once again for 2020. Join Galloway’s on this iconic walk, as we ramble from Arnside across the famous sands to Kents Bank.
Registration for the start of this event; - Clock Tower- Arnside ,The Promenade, Arnside, Carnforth, This events end in Kents Bank (LA11 7BG) LA5 0HD
Sat 30 May 20

Country Fest - Cancelled

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Sadly Country Fest 2020 is cancelled, we look forward to welcoming you all to next year’s Country Fest on Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 June 2021 More Information - www.countryfest.co.
County Showground,Lane Farm, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7NH
Sat 30 May 20

Patrick Monahan: Started from the bottom now I’m here

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Smart and funny observations on a newfound, middle-class lifestyle with ski holidays, through the prism of poor, immigrant, living-in-a-caravan roots.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 30 May 20

Galesyke - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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4 acre woodland garden with spectacular views of the Wasdale fells.The R Irt runs through the garden and both banks are landscaped, you can cross over the river via a picturesque, mini, suspension...
Galesyke, Wasdale CA20 1ET
Sat 30 May 20

Whitehaven Coast - St Bees beach clean - Cancelled

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Join us and the Colourful Coast Partnership at St Bees beach to help remove marine litter and tackle the marine plastics problem.
Whitehaven Coast CA11
Thu 28 May 20

Allan Bank and Grasmere - Hardwicke Rawnsley - A centenary celebration at Grasmere Village Hall - Cancelled

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You are invited to a very special event in Grasmere to celebrate 125 years of the National Trust and the contribution of the co-founder Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley on the centenary of his death.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9HH
Thu 28 May 20

Borrowdale and Derwent Water - Force Crag Mine Open Days 2020 - Cancelled

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Discover what they did with a grizzly, what’s a jaw crusher and could you have carried the explosives box' Find out more quirky facts at this fascinating secret located in the stunning
Borrowdale and Derwent Water CA11
Thu 28 May 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Walk on the wild side - Cancelled

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Have fun on a family-friendly garden adventure. Join a costumed servant to explore the garden: taste flowers, touch bugs and discover how to turn your own outside space into a wildlife haven.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Thu 28 May 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Become a natural artist - Cancelled

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Let nature awaken your creativity and have fun making some wild art. Make a piece of wild art from found objects or create a poem out of stones.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Wed 27 May 20

Sizergh - Wood fired pizza - Cancelled

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New for 2020, well be running a wood fired pizza afternoon during school holidays, so why not stop by for lunch' New for 2020, well be running a wood fired pizza afternoon during school holidays,
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Wed 27 May 20

Sizergh - Opening of the Strickland family chapel - Cancelled

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Still used by the Strickland family after 750 years, the chapel will be open for a limited time in 2020.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Wed 27 May 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Make your mark as a Georgian - Cancelled

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Try your hand with a quill and ink. Learn about 18th-century letter writing, pen a missive or poem of your own and seal it the Georgian way. Booking Not Needed.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Tue 26 May 20

Sizergh - Guided Walk: Sizergh Fell - Cancelled

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Enjoy a 1.5 mile guided walk on Sizerghs farmed estate. This short walk is a Sizergh must! Discover important archaeological sites (including a pre-historic burial mound) and glimpse the incredible...
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Mon 25 May 20

Sizergh - Guided Walk: Helsington Church - Cancelled

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Enjoy a 1.5 mile guided walk through ancient trees and historic landscape. This short walk to Church Fell highlights the diverse nature of the Sizergh estate as you explore farmland, ancient...
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Mon 25 May 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Every hat tells a story - Cancelled

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Get crafty making and decorating a distinctive paper hat. Take inspiration from Dorothys baby bonnet on display in our exhibition, and craft a cool paper cap or a handsome hat that says something...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Mon 25 May 20

The George Michael Story

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Welcome to The George Michael Story with live shows at venues across the UK. The only truly accurate tribute to George Michael.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 23 May 20

Langholme Mill - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Approx 1 acre of mature woodland garden with meandering lakeland slate paths surrounding the mill race stream which can be crossed by a variety of bridges.
Langholme Mill, Lowick Green LA12 8ES
Sat 23 May 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Pastimes from the past on a Saturday - Cancelled

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Think outside the Xbox and try your hand at indoor and outdoor games William and Dorothy would have enjoyed. Play snip snap snorum, have a game of skittles or a jingling match.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Sat 23 May 20

Acorn Bank - Magical Herbs - Cancelled

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Learn all about the magical properties of Acorn Bank’s herbs in our Children’s trail. Which herbs would a witch use from the Herb Garden to ward off evil spirits' Which herbs might...
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, near Penrith CA10 1SP
Sat 23 May 20

Ireby Festival - Postponed

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Ireby Music Festival enters its 18th year. The folk genre music festival is held in the picturesque Northern fells of the World Heritage Lake District.
Ireby, near Wigton CA7 1EA
Fri 22 May 20

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

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Reserved Seating Early Bird price (until Xmas) £24 (Group of 6+ IN ONE TRANSACTION £22 EACH) Full Price £26 (Group of 6+ £24 EACH) Musical Comedy show with classic pop anthems and a
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Fri 22 May 20

NKT IKBU International Spring Festival online, The Power of Compassion

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JOIN THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE IN A GLOBAL PRACTICE OF COMPASSION At this online Festival receive the empowerment of Vajrapani, the Buddha of spiritual power, and teachings on the power of compassion -
Virtual Event
Fri 22 May 20

Sizergh - Bird survey - Cancelled

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Join one of our Rangers as we survey Low Park Wood for breeding birds. We are trying to improve our species records to make sure that our woodland objectives are being achieved and the date that we...
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Fri 22 May 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Loved and lost - Cancelled

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Photographer Simon Mooney talks about the challenge of creating images for our Wordsworth 250 exhibition.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Thu 21 May 20

Church View - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Its all about the plants! Less than ½ acre of garden but with layers of texture, colour and interest in abundance, this is a garden for plantaholics.
Church View, Appleby-in-Westmorland CA16 6UN
Wed 20 May 20

Sizergh - One Place, One Family, 800 Years - Cancelled

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In a new film showing in the house in 2020, join Henry Hornyold-Strickland as he delves into the Strickland family archives and explains how he feels about his role as archivist of Sizergh.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Wed 20 May 20

Curious About Kendal

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Have fun discovering Kendal with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Kendal?
Kendal Town Centre Starts: Holy Trinity Church, Church Walk Kendal LA9 5AF
Tue 19 May 20

Cherry Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Relaxed country garden surrounding an C18 cottage on an approx. acre site. It has a wide range of habitats incl herbaceous borders, wildlife pond, bog garden, shady woodland, productive fruit and...
Cherry Cottage, Carlisle CA6 4QX
Sun 17 May 20

Brass Band Spectacular

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Doors 7pm. Show time 7:30pm. Interval 8:15. End time 9:30pm. Stalls full price £10. Balc £12. Concession U16/Unemployed/Student Satlls £8. Balc £10.
The Cor County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Sat 16 May 20

Allan Bank and Grasmere - Printing Nature - Lino Block Printing - Cancelled

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Join local artist Liz Jones for this introduction to lino printing workshop. This workshop is a great introduction for those with little or no experience in Lino printing.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9HH
Sat 16 May 20

Keswick Mountain Festival

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Friday 15th – Sun 17th May 2020 Keswick Mountain Festival returns to Crow Park in 2020 with sporting events galore, outdoor activities, pop-up campsite and Festival Village packed with fun
Crow Park, Keswick CA12 5DJ
Fri 15 May 20

Done to death by Jove

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’The 39 steps’ meets Agatha Christie via Holmes and Watson! Comic cliches from the Great British Detective genre- lords and ladies, shady servants, secrets, motives and cunning...
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Fri 15 May 20

Fell Foot - Rowboats, Stand-Up Paddle-boards and Kayak hire - Cancelled

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Get out on the water and see Fell Foot from a new perspective. Available Thursday Sunday term-time, or everyday throughout the school holidays.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Thu 14 May 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - The Child is Father of the Man - Cancelled

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Our special exhibition celebrating the 250th anniversary of Wordsworths birth explores how he was shaped by his wild, outdoor upbringing.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Wed 13 May 20

Footprint - Bench and Stool Making - Cancelled

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Make a rustic greenwood bench or simple stool using hand tools. Your bench or stool will be ready to take home and will look fantastic indoors or out. Booking Essential. Phone: 07580 042 183.
Footprint CA11
Wed 13 May 20

Deer Rudding - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Set in the lee of the Northern Fells on the bank of the Caldew and enjoying views into the wider landscape, notably Carrock Fell.
Deer Rudding, Wigton CA7 8HU
Sun 10 May 20

Rydal Hall - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Forty acres of Park, Woodland and Gardens to explore. The Formal Thomas Mawson Garden has fine examples of herbaceous planting, seasonal displays and magnificent views of the Lakeland Fells.
Rydal Hall, Ambleside LA22 9LX
Sun 10 May 20

Fell Foot - Fell Foot festival - Cancelled

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Get outdoors and have a go at that sport you’ve always wanted to try - whether that be sailing, rowing or yoga. Booking Not Needed.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Sat 9 May 20

Sizergh - Guided Walk: Early summer on the Sizergh estate - Cancelled

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Join us on this 5 mile guided walk in early summer - the perfect time to see butterflies basking in the sun.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Fri 8 May 20

The Secret Garden

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Furness Youth Theatre presents The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett Adapted by Elizabeth Loveless Directed by Chris Loveless When a robin shows ten year old Mary the key to a
The Forum, 28 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 1HH
Tue 5 May 20

Chapelside - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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1 acre windy garden below fell round C18 farmhouse and outbuildings. Fine views. Tiny stream, large pond. Herbaceous, gravel, alpine, damp and shade areas, bulbs in grass.
Chapelside, Penrith CA11 0XR
Sun 3 May 20

Sizergh - Meet the gardener - Cancelled

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Have you always wondered what plants you could grow at home' Not sure where to start' Then this tour could be for you!
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Sun 3 May 20

Growing Poetry @ BlueJam Arts

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Growing Poetry @ BlueJam Arts Need a boost to get words on the page? Join us at BlueJam Arts for a workshop full of creative inspiration, support, poetry and cake!
Mostyn Hall Friargate Penrith CA11 7XR
Sun 3 May 20

Isle Of Wright Challenge

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Great challenges need great settings - and none are better than the Island’s coastal path. 2,000 adventurers will take on the Isle of Wight in May next year - and all out to push themselves...
Chale Recreation Ground, Military Road PO38 2JF
Sat 2 May 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - The horrible truth about Georgian life - Cancelled

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Step into a world of pinching matches and tipsy toddlers with the maid-of-all-work. Join the maid for a short talk as she describes the strange and often harsh reality of life in the 18th century.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Sat 2 May 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - How green was my Georgian? - Cancelled

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The Georgians were past masters at recycling but some of their initiatives may have gone a bit too far. In the Wordsworths time, everything from leftover food to urine, teeth and hair was recycled.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Sat 2 May 20

Jonny Awsum is coming to town

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Jonny Awsum shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent. Following BGT Jonny toured with Lost Voice Guy and Tape Face.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Fri 1 May 20

Whitehaven Coast - Whitehaven beach clean - Cancelled

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We’re joining up with the Colourful Coast Partnership to help remove marine litter and beach plastics.
Whitehaven Coast CA11
Thu 30 Apr 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Undressing the Wordsworths - Cancelled

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The maid-of-all-work strips back the layers of Georgian fashion. From louse-filled bigwigs to loose women: join the maid for a 10-minute talk as she reveals how Georgians dressed and cared for...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Wed 29 Apr 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - William warts and all - Cancelled

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The maid-of-all-work reveals the man behind the legend. Join our short talk to discover and make up your own mind about the husband, brother, father and hypochondriac behind some of our best...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Wed 29 Apr 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Matters of life and death - Cancelled

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Take a guided tour and learn how the house was saved. Join us for a 30-minute guided house tour and enjoy a personal insight into the family life that forged one of our greatest poets - plus the...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Mon 27 Apr 20

Summerdale House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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1½ acre part-walled country garden set around C18 former vicarage. Several defined areas have been created by hedges, each with its own theme and linked by intricate cobbled pathways.
Summerdale House, Lupton LA6 1PE
Sun 26 Apr 20

Footprint - Silva Sisters - Cancelled

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Take some time out in the woodland getting closer to nature, with Yoga and Mindfulness in the Footprint.
Footprint CA11
Sun 26 Apr 20

Kendal Mountain Festival Tour 2020 Penrith

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Watch the world’s best short adventure films on the big screen. Hear tales from great explorers and athletes as they join us on stage. Win prizes from our fantastic tour partners.
Rheged, Redhills, Penrith CA11 0DQ
Sat 25 Apr 20

Nick Helm: Phoenix from the flame

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Resurrected from the ashes, come and witness two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee and International Treasure in waiting to shake his ass, singing songs and righting wrongs.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 25 Apr 20

Hill Top - Hill Top exclusive tour - Cancelled

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Experience Beatrix Potters beloved home Hill Top out of hours and get up close to items from the National Trust collection.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Fri 24 Apr 20

Hill Top - Reflect & Respite: an alternative tour of Hill Top - Cancelled

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Pause and connect with the relaxing atmosphere of Beatrix Potters Hill Top. Experience Hill Top in a small group, paying attention to every facet of the place where Beatrix Potter found respite and...
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Fri 24 Apr 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Sister of my soul - Cancelled

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Wordsworth expert Kathleen Jones discusses the unique sibling relationship that shaped the poet and the man.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Thu 23 Apr 20

The Crucible

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The Crucible, Arthur Miller’s, iconic and dramatic play is based on the Salem witch trials that took place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during 1692 to 1693.
Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Tue 21 Apr 20

Fell Foot - Barefoot walks - Cancelled

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Take a stroll and connect with nature on these bare-foot walks around our meadow. Booking Not Needed.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Mon 20 Apr 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Pastimes from the past on a Sunday - Cancelled

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Think outside the Xbox and try your hand at indoor and outdoor games William and Dorothy would have enjoyed. Play snip snap snorum, have a game of skittles or a jingling match.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Sun 19 Apr 20

Fell Foot - Wood fired pizza lunches - Cancelled

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Eating out will never be the same again... Why not stop by for a bite to eat on the lakeshore of Windermere' Every Sunday from 12 - 3pm we serve freshly baked pizzas, on the lakeshore by the...
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Sun 19 Apr 20

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Quiz Night - Cancelled

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Test your general knowledge with a fun family quiz. Sticklebarn hosts a quiz every Sunday night from the middle of February onwards.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Sun 19 Apr 20

Strictly Sherlcok

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After the terrific success of The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes, we return with this follow-up play.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 18 Apr 20

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Nature Trail - Cancelled

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Become a nature explorer by picking up one of the 2 nature trails at Sticklebarn that will lead you on an adventure to find birds and beasties.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Sat 18 Apr 20

Half Man Half Biscuit

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TGC Concerts Ltd Presents Half Man Half Biscuit here at the Coro! If Half Man Half Biscuit did not exist, it would be imperative to invent them.
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Fri 17 Apr 20

Fell Foot - Beginners Fitness Group - Cancelled

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Can’t do a press up' No problem! Get active with us, exercising in a friendly environment where everybody is welcome regardless of current fitness levels.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Fri 17 Apr 20

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - 12+ Film Night ’Vertical Limit’ - Cancelled

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Come and join us in the hayloft to see a film on our big screen. During the holidays we will be showing a gripping, edge of your seat drama to watch after a day on the fells. Booking Not Needed.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Thu 16 Apr 20

Fell Foot - Pram Fit - Cancelled

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Bring your baby along to these gentle fitness sessions, designed to ease you back into your workout. Suitable for all abilities, over the winter well be making the most of our new Active Base...
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Thu 16 Apr 20

Fell Foot - Wellness Wednesday Workouts - Cancelled

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Wellness Wednesdays concentrate on physical, mental and social wellbeing in amongst the beautiful surroundings of Fell Foot.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Wed 15 Apr 20

Hill Top - The Spirit of Hill Top - Cancelled

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Slow down in the Orchard and experience the sights, sounds and spirit of Hill Top in the same way as Beatrix Potter did.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Wed 15 Apr 20

Hill Top - Tom Kitten’s children’s trail - Cancelled

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Follow in the paw-prints of Tom Kitten and explore the delights of Hill Top garden. Children will love hunting out the clues around the garden to complete this fun trail, based on one of Beatrix...
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Wed 15 Apr 20

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Sticklebarn family film night - Cancelled

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We are showing family films in the Hayloft on Tuesday nights. After a day on the hills, head back to the cosiness of Sticklebarn, grab a bite to eat and head upstairs to watch a fantastic film in the...
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Tue 14 Apr 20

Fell Foot - Intermediate Fitness Group - Cancelled

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If youre interested in a variety of fitness exercises for cardio and strength building, this class is for you.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Mon 13 Apr 20

Allan Bank and Grasmere - Cadbury’s Easter Egg Hunts - Cancelled

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Cadbury’s Easter Egg Hunt. Follow the Squirrel clues throughout the garden to collect your chocolate prize!
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9HH
Sat 11 Apr 20

Craft & Gift Fair - Rheged Visitor Centre

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Craft & Gift Fair - Rheged Visitor Centre We are del;ighted to be holding our new Artisan Craft & Gift Fair for the first time at the beautiful Rheged Visitors Centre in Penrith!
Redhills, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0DQ
Sat 11 Apr 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - The Child is Father of the Man (Cloned) - Cancelled

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Our special exhibition celebrating the 250th anniversary of Wordsworths birth explores how he was shaped by his wild, outdoor upbringing.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Fri 10 Apr 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Easter eggsplorer hunt - Cancelled

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Follow our trail and win a chocolate prize. Become an Easter nature eggsplorer and win a Cadbury chocolate prize. 2 per hunt. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children of all ages.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Fri 10 Apr 20

Fell Foot - Cadbury’s Easter Egg Hunt - Cancelled

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Hunt down the signs of spring and complete some fun challenges along the way to claim your chocolate prize. 2.50 per trail. Booking Not Needed.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Fri 10 Apr 20

Sizergh - Cabury’s Easter Egg Hunt - Cancelled

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Look closely and listen carefully to find out how nature grows and thrives around Sizergh this spring. Ready for the challenge' Youll take home a chocolatey treat if you succeed.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Fri 10 Apr 20

Steam Yacht Gondola - Evening Full Lake Cruise - Cancelled

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Make your Easter weekend extra special by extending your day out with a gentle and relaxing evening cruise aboard Gondola.
Steam Yacht Gondola, Coniston Pier, Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8AN CA11
Fri 10 Apr 20

Kendal Jazz Club

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Chris Gumbley (reeds) and Al Gurr (piano). A wide-ranging look at jazz styles from these outstanding performers from the Midlands. Large comfortable room. Lift and free parking.
Mintbridge, Kendal Rugby Club, Shap Rd, Kendal LA9 6NY
Wed 8 Apr 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Happy 250th birthday William! - Cancelled

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Celebrate Wordsworths 250th birthday at his childhood home. Join us for a day of for free cake, music, tours and poetry. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Tue 7 Apr 20

Allan Bank and Grasmere - Wordsworth Poetry Recital: Generations - Cancelled

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In celebration of 250 years since the birth of William Wordsworth, we will be hosting a spoken word event around the theme of Generations: family, childhood and regeneration.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9HH
Tue 7 Apr 20

Weekly On-line Meditation classes

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Live-streamed guided meditation class - meditate from the comfort of your home. for local people (resident in North and South Lakes area) with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong Find the solution to painful...
Temple for World Peace Priory Road Ulverston LA12 9QQ
Tue 7 Apr 20

Woman Like Me: The Little Mix Show

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Doors 5:30pm. Show time 6pm. Interval 6:45pm (20mins). End time 7:50pm. Tickets £15. U16 £13. Family of 4 £52.
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Sun 5 Apr 20

One Night In Dublin

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Doors open 6:50pm. Show time 7:30pm. Interval 20 mins. End time 9:55pm. Tickets: All £22.50. Lively live Irish music show.
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Sat 4 Apr 20

Steam Yacht Gondola - Family Nature Trail - Cancelled

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All aboard for a self-led, easter nature trail for all the family to enjoy! Celebrate the return of Spring with us here on the Lake.
Steam Yacht Gondola, Coniston Pier, Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8AN CA11
Sat 4 Apr 20

Four Seasons – Celebrating a Year in Holehird Gardens - Postponed

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Four Seasons – Celebrating a Year in Holehird Gardens Green Door are joining forces with the Lakeland Horticultural Society for an exhibition which celebrates 50 years of the Society at Holehird Gardens and 25 years of Green Door.
The Gaddum Gallery, Brockhole on Windermere LA23 1LJ
Fri 3 Apr 20

Borrowdale and Derwent Water - Derwent Island House Open Days 2020 - Cancelled

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Your adventure begins by canoe, a peaceful paddle across this short stretch of Derwent Water to the intriguing little island.
Borrowdale and Derwent Water CA11
Wed 1 Apr 20

Fell Foot - Pizza nights - Cancelled

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Eating out will never be the same again... 4-6pm in winter, 4-7pm in summer. Why not stop by for a bite to eat on your way home from work' Find us in the car park, where you’ll only need...
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Tue 31 Mar 20

Sizergh - Feed the chickens - Cancelled

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Join the garden team as they give the chickens their dinner and settle them down for the evening. Booking Not Needed.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Mon 30 Mar 20

ELO The Lynn and McCartney Story

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The Lynne and McCartney Story is fronted by top Jeff Lynne and Paul McCartney lookalikes & soundalikes and performs the greatest hits of ELO, Paul McCartney & Wings, The Beatles an more, As well as
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 28 Mar 20

Sizergh - Spring Adventure! - Cancelled

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Stop and take notice of the wonders of spring with our family nature challenges. Youll need your senses to explore the garden and countryside.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Sat 28 Mar 20

Footprint - Silva Sisters - Cancelled

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Bramble basket weaving. A day of foraging materials and weaving them into something beautiful in the peaceful NT Footprint woodland.
Footprint CA11
Sat 28 Mar 20

Lark Asending ft. Richard King & Vashti Bunyan

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The only performance outside London and fresh from the Barbican Centre, Aerial is delighted to present an evening retelling of Richard King’s acclaimed book.
St. Mary’s, Ambleside LA22 9DH
Fri 27 Mar 20

Rising Stars

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2hrs15. Full £12.50 Fri evening 7pm. Sat matinee 2:30 pm. Sat evening 7pm U16 £10.50. Dance show with short dances from ages 3 years - adult in Ballet, Jazz, Tap & Song and Dance.
the Coro County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Fri 27 Mar 20

Aerial Festival Presents : Hayden Thorpe

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Wild Beast’s solo artist Hayden Thorpe joins Aerial festival as the artist in residence, bringing material from his debut album Diviner.
St Mary’s Church , Ambleside LA22 9DH
Thu 26 Mar 20

Whitehaven Coast - St Bees beach clean - Cancelled

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Join us and the Colourful Coast Partnership at St Bees beach to help remove marine litter and tackle the marine plastics problem.
Whitehaven Coast CA11
Thu 26 Mar 20

Footprint - Spoon Carving at the Footprint

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Make your own fully functional wooden spoon out of greenwood on a day with Woodmatters. Use traditional greenwood techniques to carve at least one spoon to take home or to give as a fabulous gift.
Footprint CA11
Wed 25 Mar 20

Footprint - Spoon Carving - Cancelled

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Learn to carve a beautiful spoon in a day. Use traditional greenwood techniques to carve your own spoon.
Footprint CA11
Wed 25 Mar 20

Allan Bank and Grasmere - Swing in to Spring: Singing for Wellbeing

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Swing in to spring with Hilary Beskeen (leader of the local singing group, Grasmere Glee) for fun laughter and much more! Booking Not Needed.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9HH
Wed 25 Mar 20

Sizergh - Opening of the Strickland family chapel - Cancelled

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Still used by the Strickland family after 750 years, the chapel will be open for a limited time in 2020.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Wed 25 Mar 20

Sizergh - Romney inspired guided walk: Gunpowder Gorge - Cancelled

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Step into the frame of a painting take a guided walk to Gunpowder Gorge on the River Kent to see the landscape captured by local artist George Romney in the 1760s.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Tue 24 Mar 20

Sizergh - Guided Walk: Sizergh Fell - Cancelled

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Enjoy a 1.5 mile guided walk on Sizerghs farmed estate. This short walk is a Sizergh must! Discover important archaeological sites (including a pre-historic burial mound) and glimpse the incredible...
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Mon 23 Mar 20

Sizergh - Guided Walk: Helsington Church - Cancelled

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Enjoy a 1.5 mile guided walk through ancient trees and historic landscape. This short walk to Church Fell highlights the diverse nature of the Sizergh estate as you explore farmland, ancient...
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Mon 23 Mar 20

Dora’s Field - Open Garden for NGS

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Named for Dora, the daughter of the poet William Wordsworth. Wordsworth planned to build a house on the land but, after her early death, he planted the area with daffodils in her memory.
Dora’s Field, Ambleside LA22 9LX
Sun 22 Mar 20

High Close Estate & Arboretum - Open Garden for NGS

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Originally planted in 1866 by Edward Wheatley-Balme, High Close was designed in the fashion of the day using many of the recently discovered exotic conifers and evergreen shrubs coming into Britain
High Close Estate & Arboretum, Ambleside LA22 9HH
Sun 22 Mar 20

The Hero Light Dominic Kelly

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UNRESERVED SEATING. Doors 7pm. Show time 7:30pm. interval 8:15pm. End time 9:30pm. All tickets £12. The Hero Light retells the extraordinary tales of the Ulster Cycle - The Irish Lliad.
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Sun 22 Mar 20

Holehird Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Run by volunteers of the Lakeland Horticultural Society to promote knowledge of gardening in Lakeland conditions. On fellside overlooking Windermere, the 12 acres provide interest year round.
Holehird Gardens, Windermere LA23 1NP
Sun 22 Mar 20

Footprint - Goddess Getaway

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Celebrate the Spring Equinox by drawing near to Mother Nature, as your body and mind prepare for the change of season and rhythm.
Footprint CA11
Sun 22 Mar 20

Fell Foot - Mother’s Day: picnic and a paddle

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Treat mum to a special mothers day hamper full of treats from our caf and enjoy the stunning sights of Windermere from a rowboat.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Sun 22 Mar 20

Rydal Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Forty acres of Park, Woodland and Gardens to explore. The Formal Thomas Mawson Garden has fine examples of herbaceous planting, seasonal displays and magnificent views of the Lakeland Fells.
Rydal Hall, Ambleside LA22 9LX
Sun 22 Mar 20

Comedy Club 4 Kids - Postponed

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Comedy Club 4 Kids Cracking entertainment for everyone over six years old and under 400 years old (no vampires). Since 2005, the Comedy Club 4 Kids has been getting the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the...
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Sat 21 Mar 20

Made With...

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Cross Lane Projects will launch its 2020 programme with the exhibition Made With... considering materiality in contemporary sculptural practice.
Cross Lane Projects Cross Lane Kendal LA9 5LB
Sat 21 Mar 20

Sizergh - One Place, One Family, 800 Years - Cancelled

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In a new film showing in the house in 2020, join Henry Hornyold-Strickland as he delves into the Strickland family archives and explains how he feels about his role as archivist of Sizergh.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Sat 21 Mar 20

Rebecca Stephens: An Easy Day For A Lady - Postponed

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Rebecca Stephens: An Easy Day For A Lady The first British woman to climb Mt Everest and the Seven Summits will conduct a largely personal talk, drawing on her own experiences and observations.
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Sat 21 Mar 20

The Poetry Bus

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To hail the reopening of Dove Cottage, William Wordsworth’s home during his ‘golden decade’ (1799–1808), and as part of a yearlong celebration of the poet’s 250th birthday Wordsworth Grasmere and
555 Stagecoach Bus northbound from Grasmere 9.45am to arrive in Keswick 10.14am 599 Stagecoach Bus northbound from Windermere 10.39am to arrive in Grasmere at 11.13am 555 Stagecoach Bus southbound from Keswick 12.30pm to arrive in Windermere at 1.33pm 555 Stagecoach Bus northbound from Grasmere 12.45 to arrive in Keswick 1.14pm 555 Stagecoach Bus southbound from Keswick 2.30pm to arrive in Windermere at 3.33pm 599 Stagecoach Bus northbound from Windermere at 2.39pm arrive in Grasmere at 3 LA22 9SH
Thu 19 Mar 20

Public Talk on Modern Buddhism - The Magic of Meditation

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Public talk with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong in the?Temple for World Peace, Ulverston The Magic of Meditation How to Change your Mind and Change your Life • Learn how Kadampa Buddhism offers...
Temple for World Peace Priory Road (A5087 Coast Road) Ulverston LA12 9QQ
Sun 15 Mar 20

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - 15+ Film Night - ’Touching the Void’

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Join us for a Saturday night film showing. We are showing a gripping adventure film upstairs in the Hayloft. After a day on the fells, come back to the cosy Sticklebarn and find a seat.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Sat 14 Mar 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - The Child is Father of the Man - Cancelled

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Our special exhibition celebrating the 250th anniversary of Wordsworths birth explores how he was shaped by his wild, outdoor upbringing.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Sat 14 Mar 20

POSTPONED - 70’s & 80’s Night

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POSTPONED - 70’s & 80’s Night We are very sorry to say we have postponed the 70’s & 80’s Night (Sat 14 Mar) due to concerns about gatherings because of the Coronavirus.
Mawbray Village Hall, Mawbray. Maryport CA15 6QS
Sat 14 Mar 20

material science 2020

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European Material 2020 organizing committee invites all participants across the globe to attend the 24th European Meeting on Materials Science and Nanotechnology which is to be held in March 14th
Rome Italy CA1 1AA
Sat 14 Mar 20

The Real Thing

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Multi-Million selling soul band The Real Thing are ready to give their much-loved disco-inspired hits a new lease of life, with a UK tour.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 14 Mar 20

POSTPONED 70’s and 80’s night

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We are very sorry to say we have postponed the 70’s & 80’s Night (Sat 14 Mar) due to concerns about gatherings because of the Coronavirus.
Mawbray Village Hall, Mawbray. Maryport CA15 6QS
Sat 14 Mar 20

Understanding the Past

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Understanding the Past is a drop-in workshop for groups and families. Together, you will excavate your very own dig box, uncover the objects and piece together the hidden story.
Kendal Museum Station Road Kendal LA9 6BT
Sat 14 Mar 20

Fell Foot - Rowboats, Stand-Up Paddle-boards and Kayak hire - Cancelled

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Get out on the water and see Fell Foot from a new perspective. Available Thursday Sunday term-time, or everyday throughout the school holidays.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Sat 14 Mar 20

Footprint - Reiki & Nature Wisdom Retreat

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This workshop combines two spiritual pathways to help you connect your innate being to the innate wisdom of nature.
Footprint CA11
Sat 14 Mar 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Free weekend for locals

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Enjoy free entry to Williams childhood home and be among the first to see our exhibition celebrating his 250th anniversary.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Sat 14 Mar 20

A Midsummer Nights Dream

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Runaways. Faires. Goblins. WATER PISTOLS!?! Look out, it’s Rubbish Shakespeare! This time our madcap cast of four have Bard’s impish tale of forbidden love and pixies in their sights.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Fri 13 Mar 20

Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain In Concert

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Reserved Seating Tickets £16 no concessions. Doors 19:00 Starts 19:30 interval approx 20:15 Ends approx 21:30 .
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Thu 12 Mar 20

Deckchairs by Jean McConnell

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Deckchairs by Jean McConnell CADS presents four one-act plays all set by the seaside, each with two women characters. Full of surprising twists and wry observations, the plays are humorous, touching and compassionate.
Kirkgate Arts The Kirkgate Centre Kirkgate Cockermouth CA13 9PJ
Thu 12 Mar 20

Kendal Jazz Club

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Gas Hughes Quartet. Melodic modern Jazz quartet led by fine drummer Gaz and featuring multi award winning reedman Alan Barnes.
Mintbridge, Kendal Rugby Club, Shap Rd, Kendal LA9 6NY
Wed 11 Mar 20

The Bayeaux Tapestry - The World’s Oldest Comic Strip

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This lecture will present in detail the historical, cultural and artistic aspects of this great masterpiece, The Bayeaux Tapestry which provides posterity with such a startling testimonial of peoples
Appleby Market Hall CA16 6XB
Wed 11 Mar 20

Screening of Singin’ in the Rain(1952) (15) optional supper @7pm

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Step back in time to 1952 and the musical romantic comedy directed & choreographed by Gene Kelly & Stanely Donen, starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor & Debbie Reynolds.
Skirwith Village Hall, Church Street, Skirwith, Penrith CA10 1RQ
Sun 8 Mar 20

Strangers On A Train set

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Reserved Seating £16 all areas no concessions. Age 10+ Doors 19:00 Starts 19:30 Interval 20:15 Ends approx 21:15 Classed as the Laurel & Hardy of literary deconstruction, LipService bring aniother...
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Sat 7 Mar 20

Josie Long: Tender

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Josie Long: Tender Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and very-hard-to-pin-down-indie-underdog-nightmare Josie Long is back with a brand new show after a brief hiatus, during which she had a baby and so
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Fri 6 Mar 20

Emergence Dance: Emergence Tour 2020

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Emergence Dance: Emergence Tour 2020 Following a hugely successful inaugural tour, Emergence, the postgraduate dance company of Joss Arnott Dance and the University of Salford, returns with a new cohort, two new works and the chance to
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Thu 5 Mar 20

Allan Bank and Grasmere - World Book Day

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Word Book Day: Special readings of a brilliant new story from the bestselling author Matt Haig, Evie in the Jungle. ’A truly wild adventure! Eleven year old Evie has a talent.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9HH
Thu 5 Mar 20

Footprint - Bowl Carving - Cancelled

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Hand carve your own bowl or kneading trough from local greenwood. A busy day will be rewarded when your creation takes pride of place in your kitchen. Booking Essential. Phone: 07580 042 183.
Footprint CA11
Wed 4 Mar 20

Night Of The Living Dead- Remix

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Night Of The Living Dead- Remix Seven performers enter the stage armed with just cameras, a rail of costumes and a box of props. Can they recreate the cult classic horror film live on stage before our very eyes?
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Tue 3 Mar 20

Sizergh - Meet the gardener - Cancelled

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Have you always wondered what plants you could grow at home' Not sure where to start' Then this tour could be for you!
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Sun 1 Mar 20

The Price of Land

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Eight voices, eight stories, eight working lives, eight moments spread across half a Millenium. Each playing a part in building our unique Cumbrian landscape.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Sat 29 Feb 20

Hollie McNish

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Hollie McNish Hollie McNish is a full-time writer who loves writing poetry. She has published three poetry collections Papers, Cherry Pie and Plum, and one poetic memoir on politics and parenthood, Nobody Told Me,...
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Sat 29 Feb 20

Hey Beatles In Concert

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RESERVED. Doors open 7:30pm. Show time 8:00pm. End time 10:15pm. Full price tickets £12. OAPs/U16s £10. Beatles tribute act.
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Sat 29 Feb 20

Acorn Bank - Grafting workshop

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Spend the day with orchard experts and gain specialist tuition in the ancient skill of Grafting. Spend the day with orchard experts and gain specialist tuition in the ancient skill of Grafting.
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, near Penrith CA10 1SP
Sat 29 Feb 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - How green was my Georgian? - Cancelled

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The Georgians were past masters at recycling but some of their initiatives may have gone a bit too far. In the Wordsworths time, everything from leftover food to urine, teeth and hair was recycled.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Sat 29 Feb 20

Footprint - Introduction to Shamanism

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This is an experiential one day workshop with Jayne Birkett that has been written by author Paul Francis.
Footprint CA11
Sat 29 Feb 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - The horrible truth about Georgian life - Cancelled

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Step into a world of pinching matches and tipsy toddlers with the maid-of-all-work. Join the maid for a short talk as she describes the strange and often harsh reality of life in the 18th century.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Sat 29 Feb 20

The Last Quiz Night on Eath

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It’s the end of the world. The Last Quiz Night on Earth. An asteroid is heading straight for us. Fancy going out with a bang? It’s the final countdown.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Thu 27 Feb 20

Whitehaven Coast - Whitehaven beach clean

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We’re joining up with the Colourful Coast Partnership to help remove marine litter and beach plastics.
Whitehaven Coast CA11
Thu 27 Feb 20

Footprint - Bench and Stool Making - Cancelled

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Make a rustic greenwood bench or simple stool using hand tools. Your bench or stool will be ready to take home and will look fantastic indoors or out. Booking Essential. Phone: 07580 042 183.
Footprint CA11
Wed 26 Feb 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Undressing the Wordsworths - Cancelled

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The maid-of-all-work strips back the layers of Georgian fashion. From louse-filled bigwigs to loose women: join the maid for a 10-minute talk as she reveals how Georgians dressed and cared for...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Wed 26 Feb 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - William warts and all - Cancelled

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The maid-of-all-work reveals the man behind the legend. Join our short talk to discover and make up your own mind about the husband, brother, father and hypochondriac behind some of our best...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Wed 26 Feb 20

Fell Foot - Volunteer taster days

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Find out how you can get involved and lend a hand here at Fell Foot. Booking Not Needed.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Tue 25 Feb 20

Artisti con Brio plays Beethoven, Mozart and Mendelssohn Quintets

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Programme Beethoven Quintet in C op.29 Mozart Quintet in C minor K.406 Mendelssohn Quintet in B flat op.8
penrith methodist church CA11 7QY
Mon 24 Feb 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Matters of life and death - Cancelled

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Take a guided tour and learn how the house was saved. Join us for a 30-minute guided house tour and enjoy a personal insight into the family life that forged one of our greatest poets - plus the...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Mon 24 Feb 20

Summerdale House - Open Garden for NGS

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1½ acre part-walled country garden set around C18 former vicarage. Several defined areas have been created by hedges, each with its own theme and linked by intricate cobbled pathways.
Summerdale House, Lupton LA6 1PE
Sat 22 Feb 20

The Price Of Land

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The Price Of Land Eight voices, eight stories, eight working lives, eight moments spread across half a millennium. Each playing a part in building our unique Cumbrian landscape.
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Sat 22 Feb 20

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Sticklebarn Session- Ciaran Algar

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Join us at Sticklebarn to watch multi-instrumentalist Ciaran Algar who is quickly becoming one of the most highly-regarded young musicians on the Folk circuit today.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Sat 22 Feb 20

Hill Top - Hill Top exclusive tour - Cancelled

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Experience Beatrix Potters beloved home Hill Top out of hours and get up close to items from the National Trust collection.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Fri 21 Feb 20

Hill Top - Reflect & Respite: an alternative tour of Hill Top - Cancelled

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Pause and connect with the relaxing atmosphere of Beatrix Potters Hill Top. Experience Hill Top in a small group, paying attention to every facet of the place where Beatrix Potter found respite and...
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Fri 21 Feb 20

Maril Wilson: Pop Deulx Tour

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Mari’s back on tour in 2020 with her stellar musicians to bring you a collection from her body of work over the years.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Thu 20 Feb 20

The Hut People

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The Hut People This English duo, firmly established as one of the most entertaining and best- loved acts on the UK folk scene today, take you on a musical journey around the world.
Skirwith Village Hall, Church Street, Skirwith, Penrith CA10 1RQ
Thu 20 Feb 20

Pinocchio

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Shows Thur/Fri/Sat 11am 3pm doors open 30 mins before. Show lasts approx 60 mins. Tickets £10. Works shop £5. Ticket and workshop £12.50.
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Thu 20 Feb 20

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - 12+ Film Night ’Everest’

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Come and join us in the hayloft to see a film on our big screen. During the holidays we will be showing a gripping, edge of your seat drama to watch after a day on the fells. Booking Not Needed.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Thu 20 Feb 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Spooky stories by the fire - Cancelled

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Listen to the costumed servants’ ghost stories. Join the costumed servants by the kitchen fire to hear some of the ghostly tales William and his sister Dorothy might have enjoyed.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Thu 20 Feb 20

BounceFest February 2020

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‘BounceFest’ is a fun filled event, over 4 days giving children the chance to play on 18 different inflatables!
Lunesdale Sports Centre, Kendal Road, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2HJ
Wed 19 Feb 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Become a natural artist - Cancelled

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Let nature awaken your creativity and have fun making some wild art. Make a piece of wild art from found objects or create a poem out of stones.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Wed 19 Feb 20

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Birds of a Feather

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Make your own bird feeder with us at Sticklebarn. Join us outside on our terrace where you can construct your own simple bird feeder and then take it home with you. Booking Not Needed.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Wed 19 Feb 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Make your mark as a Georgian - Cancelled

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Try your hand with a quill and ink. Learn about 18th-century letter writing, pen a missive or poem of your own and seal it the Georgian way. Booking Not Needed.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Tue 18 Feb 20

Fell Foot - Social winter walk

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Wrap up warm during the winter and take a stroll around Fell Foot, finishing with a brew in the caf. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Mon 17 Feb 20

Wacky World UK

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Wacky World is coming to a city NEAR YOU! All you need is kids with plenty of energy & a camera for selfies.
Hoops Basketball Centre 52 Thorncliffe Rd, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 5QA
Mon 17 Feb 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Every hat tells a story - Cancelled

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Get crafty making and decorating a distinctive paper hat. Take inspiration from Dorothys baby bonnet on display in our exhibition, and craft a cool paper cap or a handsome hat that says something...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Mon 17 Feb 20

Fell Foot - Orienteering workshops

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Learn a new skill by finding your way with a map on a selection of orienteering courses around the park. Booking Not Needed.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Mon 17 Feb 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Pastimes from the past on a Sunday - Cancelled

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Think outside the Xbox and try your hand at indoor and outdoor games William and Dorothy would have enjoyed. Play snip snap snorum, have a game of skittles or a jingling match.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Sun 16 Feb 20

Footprint - Silva Sisters - Cancelled

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Take some time out in the woodland getting closer to nature, with Yoga and Mindfulness in the Footprint.
Footprint CA11
Sun 16 Feb 20

Fell Foot - Wood fired pizza lunches - Cancelled

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Eating out will never be the same again... Why not stop by for a bite to eat on the lakeshore of Windermere' Every Sunday from 12 - 3pm we serve freshly baked pizzas, on the lakeshore by the...
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Sun 16 Feb 20

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Quiz Night - Cancelled

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Test your general knowledge with a fun family quiz. Sticklebarn hosts a quiz every Sunday night from the middle of February onwards.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Sun 16 Feb 20

Allan Bank and Grasmere - Printing Inspired by Nature

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Join print-maker Karen Lester in the Art Room and have a go at making prints inspired by natural patterns such as leaves and snow flakes. Booking Not Needed.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9HH
Sun 16 Feb 20

Wray Castle - The Great Wray Castle Sketch

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Inspired by the castles gothic architecture and the natural world around the grounds, there will be drawing games and various sketching activities for all the family to get involved with and be
Wray Castle CA11
Sat 15 Feb 20

Wordsworth House and Garden - Pastimes from the past on a Saturday - Cancelled

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Think outside the Xbox and try your hand at indoor and outdoor games William and Dorothy would have enjoyed. Play snip snap snorum, have a game of skittles or a jingling match.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9RX
Sat 15 Feb 20

Summerdale House - Open Garden for NGS

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1½ acre part-walled country garden set around C18 former vicarage. Several defined areas have been created by hedges, each with its own theme and linked by intricate cobbled pathways.
Summerdale House, Lupton LA6 1PE
Sat 15 Feb 20

Acorn Bank - Plant Sale

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Gain inspiration from the garden at Acorn Bank and take home your own piece of our garden in Eden. There will be herbaceous perennials resulting from our winter works available to buy.
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, near Penrith CA10 1SP
Sat 15 Feb 20

Hill Top - Tom Kitten’s children’s trail - Cancelled

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Follow in the paw-prints of Tom Kitten and explore the delights of Hill Top garden. Children will love hunting out the clues around the garden to complete this fun trail, based on one of Beatrix...
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Sat 15 Feb 20

Hill Top - The Spirit of Hill Top - Cancelled

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Slow down in the Orchard and experience the sights, sounds and spirit of Hill Top in the same way as Beatrix Potter did.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Sat 15 Feb 20

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Nature Trail - Cancelled

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Become a nature explorer by picking up one of the 2 nature trails at Sticklebarn that will lead you on an adventure to find birds and beasties.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Sat 15 Feb 20

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

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From a conventional upbringing to global notoriety via The Naked Civil Servant, Quentin Crisp was one of the most memorable figures of the twentieth century.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Fri 14 Feb 20

Fell Foot - Beginners Fitness Group - Cancelled

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Can’t do a press up' No problem! Get active with us, exercising in a friendly environment where everybody is welcome regardless of current fitness levels.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Fri 14 Feb 20

Fell Foot - Intermediate Fitness Group - Cancelled

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If youre interested in a variety of fitness exercises for cardio and strength building, this class is for you.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Thu 13 Feb 20

Fell Foot - Pram Fit - Cancelled

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Bring your baby along to these gentle fitness sessions, designed to ease you back into your workout. Suitable for all abilities, over the winter well be making the most of our new Active Base...
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Thu 13 Feb 20

Kendal Jazz Club

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Hotcha! Gypsy Jazz plus from this talented quartet, led by guitarist Jon Moore.
Mintbridge, Kendal Rugby Club, Shap Rd, Kendal LA9 6NY
Wed 12 Feb 20

Fell Foot - Little explorers

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Stretch little legs with a series of guided, nature themed walks around the park for pre-school children. These basic walking routes are suitable for the whole family.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Wed 12 Feb 20

Fell Foot - Wellness Wednesday Workouts - Cancelled

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Wellness Wednesdays concentrate on physical, mental and social wellbeing in amongst the beautiful surroundings of Fell Foot.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Wed 12 Feb 20

Ladies That Bus

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Ladies That Bus Ladies That Bus is a comedy-drama and a heart-warming, hilarious tale of journeys taken and not taken, of regrets and celebrations, of isolation and what it means to be free… Based on real-life
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Tue 11 Feb 20

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Sticklebarn family film night - Cancelled

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We are showing family films in the Hayloft on Tuesday nights. After a day on the hills, head back to the cosiness of Sticklebarn, grab a bite to eat and head upstairs to watch a fantastic film in the...
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Tue 11 Feb 20

Sizergh - Barn talks

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A short talk delivered by our House Steward about the history and architecture of this wonderful Grade II* listed bank barn. Booking Advisable.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Tue 11 Feb 20

Screening of MARY QUEEN of SCOTS (2018) (15) &optional Supper

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A historical drama released in 2018, directed by Josie Rourke. It is based on John Guy’s biography Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart.
Skirwith Village Hall, Church Street, Skirwith, Penrith CA10 1RQ
Sun 9 Feb 20

ABBA Tribute Band Sensation

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Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts, they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe.
Penrith Players Theatre, The Playhouse, 1 Auction Mart Lane, Penrith CA11 7JG
Sat 8 Feb 20

ABBA SENSATION in concert - Sold Out

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Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts, they play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe.
PENRITH THEATRE CA11 7JG
Sat 8 Feb 20

South African Evening; Bird Talk

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South African Evening; Bird Talk Spellbinding talk by award-winning local ornithologist and author JOHN CALLION. Swifts, Swallows & Martins tells their amazing migration story between here and South Africa.
Mawbray Village Hall, Mawbray. Maryport CA15 6QS
Sat 8 Feb 20

Bushcraft Fundamentals Day

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Immerse your self in something different. This fun and informative 1 day course is based on the core principles of survival: fire, food, shelter and water.
Ashlack Grizebeck LA17 7XN
Sat 8 Feb 20

Professor Mike Berners Lee: there Is No Planet B

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Tickets £5.00. U16 & Student £2.50. Ulverston Town Council present Professor Mike Berners-Lee. He will be giving a lecture on Enviromental Sustainability based on his book There is No Planet B.
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Fri 7 Feb 20

Bye Bye Baby Live

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Bye Bye Baby is a jaw-dropping concert to the musical phenomenon Jersey Boys and the timeless, iconic music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Wed 5 Feb 20

Footprint - Spoon Carving at the Footprint

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Make your own fully functional wooden spoon out of greenwood on a day with Woodmatters. Use traditional greenwood techniques to carve at least one spoon to take home or to give as a fabulous gift.
Footprint CA11
Sat 1 Feb 20

FIT Cumbria

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Cumbria’s first and biggest 2 day health and fitness show dedicated to helping you get your 2020 off to an active start. ?
Rheged Centre, Redhills, Penrith CA11 0DQ
Sat 1 Feb 20

Field Music + Emma Pollock

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Field Music + Emma Pollock The Mercury Prize-nominated Field Music are regarded as one of British indie’s leading lights. They tour their new album ‘Making A New World’ in 2020, which showcases their original recipe of...
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Fri 31 Jan 20

Sleeping Beauty

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Ulverston Panto Society 29/30/31 Jan 7pm 1 Feb 12 and 4.30
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Wed 29 Jan 20

Kendal Jazz Club

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Frog and Henry. International band playing New Orleans street music with youth, enthusiasm and swing. Top performers in the world in their style.
Mintbridge, Kendal Rugby Club, Shap Rd, Kendal LA9 6NY
Wed 22 Jan 20

Dirty Dusting

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Reserved Seating. . Doors 19:00 Starts 19:30 interval 20:25 Approx End 21:40 Tickets: £22.50 no concessions There is flash used during the performance.
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Sat 18 Jan 20

As You Like It Concert in Cockermouth

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Swing with Shakespeare! Cockermouth Harmonic Society’s January 2020 concert, As You Like It, will charm you with its blend of sparkling lyrics and fascinating music.
United Reformed Church, Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LU
Sat 18 Jan 20

Ceilidh and supper

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A foot tapping fun filled evening dancing and listening to the Cumbrian Ceilidh band - BARLEY HOP. A two course supper by ANNETTE GIBBONS is included in the ticket price. The bar will be open.
Mawbray Village Hall, Main Street, Mawbray, between Silloth and Allonby. CA15 6QT
Sat 18 Jan 20

Lucian Freud: A Self Portrait

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Lucian Freud: A Self Portrait For the first time in history the Royal Academy of Arts in London, in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, is bringing together Lucian Freud’s self-portraits.
The Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal LA9 4HE
Wed 15 Jan 20

Screening of YESTERDAY (2019) 12A followed by an optional Supper

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Jack Malik (Himesh Patel), a struggling musician, wakes up one morning to find reality has erased The Beatles from public consciousness.
Skirwith Village Hall, Church Street, Skirwith, Penrith CA10 1RQ
Sun 12 Jan 20

Dance Brave Showcase

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RESERVED Doors open 6:30pm. Show time 7:30pm. End time 10:00pm. Full £8. Senior & U16 £7 A showcase of various dance styles performed by our talented and energetic group of children and adults.
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Fri 10 Jan 20

‘Kaleidoscope’

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‘Kaleidoscope’ – a new exhibition from Green Door artists celebrating their diversity and originality in the prestigious and attractive Upfront gallery.
Upfront Gallery, Unthank, Penrith CA11 9TG
Sat 4 Jan 20

January Retreats 2020

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A special time in a special place During the month of January an exceptional peace falls upon Manjushri KMC as the centre enters into retreat mode.
Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, Conishead Priory, Priory Road, Ulverston. LA12 9QQ
Fri 3 Jan 20

Fell Foot - New Years’ Day dip

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Dip your toe in Windermere and start a new love for outdoor swimming. Therell be a hot shower waiting for you afterwards in the Active Base. Booking Not Needed.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Wed 1 Jan 20

New Year’s Eve Celebration with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

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A Good Start to the New Year Begin 2020 with Meditation December 31 New Year’s Eve celebration with a talk and meditation. Start the New Year with inspiration, confidence and joy.
Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, Conishead Priory, Priory Road, Ulverston. LA12 9QQ
Tue 31 Dec 19

24-hour Tara Chanting Retreat with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

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Celebrate the New Year with a One Day Retreat for World Peace 24 hour Tara Chanting Retreat A wonderful way to begin the New Year!
Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, Conishead Priory, Priory Road, Ulverston. LA12 9QQ
Tue 31 Dec 19

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - New Years Eve at Sticklebarn

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Welcome in the New Year with a grand old Stickle-party in the heart of the Lake District’s rugged countryside. Celebrate 2019 and welcome in 2020 with a knees up at Sticklebarn.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Tue 31 Dec 19

Peter Rabbit Tea Parties

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Join Peter Rabbit for some scrumptious party food including sandwiches, sausage rolls, crisps and cakes.
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction The Old Laundry, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX
Fri 27 Dec 19

Christmas Course - A Good Heart Always Gives Good Results

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This special Christmas course offers an opportunity to listen to, reflect and meditate on methods to overcome issues such as stress, depression, anger and so forth, and to develop a good heart and a
Manjushri KMC Conishead Priory Priory Road (A5087 Coast Road) Ulverston Cumbria LA12 9QQ
Tue 24 Dec 19

Carlisle Cathedral Crib Service

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The ever-popular Crib Service delights young and old, with music sung by the Cathedral’s Children’s Choir, Cantate - including Away In A Manger, I Saw Three Ships and Once In Royal
Carlisle Cathedral Carlisle Cumbria CA3 8TZ
Tue 24 Dec 19

Midnight Mass at Carlisle Cathedral

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Celebrate the birth of Christ through music, prayer and Holy Communion as Christmas Eve becomes Christmas Day. This is a most joyful celebration of the Eucharist and all are welcome to attend.
Carlisle Cathedral Carlisle Cumbria CA3 8TZ
Tue 24 Dec 19

Hurry to Bethlehem: Carols for All

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**NEW FOR 2019** This 50 minute service includes some of the most popular carols ever written, for us all to sing and enjoy, including traditional favourites ’I Saw Three Ships’ and O
Carlisle Cathedral Carlisle Cumbria CA3 8TZ
Sun 22 Dec 19

Father Christmas Tea Parties

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We’re holding some very special Christmassy Tea Parties with Father Christmas in our amazing Winter Wonderland - fun for all the family.
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction The Old Laundry, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX
Sat 21 Dec 19

Whitehaven Coast - Whitehaven beach clean

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We’re joining up with the Colourful Coast Partnership to help remove marine litter and beach plastics.
Whitehaven Coast CA11
Thu 19 Dec 19

Screening of THE RUNAWAYS (2018) 12A followed by Optional Supper

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One of the best British films of the year, shot on location in Yorkshire and Lancashire. Richard Heap’s fantastic new road movie through the northern backbone of England, sees three young siblings...
Skirwith Village Hall, Church Street, Skirwith, Penrith CA10 1RQ
Sun 15 Dec 19

Allan Bank and Grasmere - Carols round the tree at Allan Bank

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Enjoy a traditional afternoon singing carols round the Christmas tree with a local choir group - Grasmere Glee. Booking Not Needed.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9HH
Sun 15 Dec 19

Outdoor Christmas Fair

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Join us for our Outdoor Christmas Fair filled with Local crafters, artists and bakers. Located right next to our Restaurant in our marquee.
The Lyth Valley Restaurant with Rooms, Lyth, Near Kendal LA8 8DB
Sun 15 Dec 19

Christmas Banquet with Carol Singers

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Celebrate the Christmas season in style with a Banquet in the Great Hall of Appleby Castle serenaded by Carol Singers who will perform a variety of well know Christmas Carols throughout the evening
Appleby Castle CA16 6XH
Sat 14 Dec 19

Father Christmas Tea Parties

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We’re holding some very special Christmassy Tea Parties with Father Christmas in our amazing Winter Wonderland - fun for all the family.
The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction The Old Laundry, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BX
Sat 14 Dec 19

Christmas with John Denver

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Chris Bannister performs the music and songs made famous by John Denver with a special Christmas twist. Get yourself in the mood for Christmas with what should be a very special event.
St Mark’s Church, Natland near Kendal, LA97QQ LA9 7QQ
Sat 14 Dec 19

Sizergh - Make a gingerbread Christmas decoration

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Drop in and get creative with this festive pastime, where youll get to decorate a Christmas biscuit to take home and hang on your tree. Booking Not Needed.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Sat 14 Dec 19

Acorn Bank - Orchard drop in days: Winter pruning the fruit trees

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Pop in for a chat with our orchard experts while they work away pruning the trees. A chance to gain insight and advice on how to care for your own fruit trees.
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, near Penrith CA10 1SP
Sat 14 Dec 19

Food for Thought

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A special night out with relaxing guided meditation followed by a delicious home cooked vegetarian meal (may contain dairy and/or eggs).
Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, Conishead Priory, Priory Road, Ulverston. LA12 9QQ
Fri 13 Dec 19

REFRESH & REVIVE

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Overnight stay in an historic house with dinner, breakfast and lunch
Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, Conishead Priory, Priory Road, Ulverston. LA12 9QQ
Fri 13 Dec 19

Carlisle Cathedral Christmas Concert

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The annual Christmas Concert is a highlight of the Cathedral’s calendar and this year is no exception.
Carlisle Cathedral Carlisle Cumbria CA3 8TZ
Fri 13 Dec 19

Footprint - Rustic Bench and Stool Making

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Create a rustic greenwood bench or stool using hand tools. Your bench will be ready to take home at the end of the day, and will look fantastic indoors or out.
Footprint CA11
Wed 11 Dec 19

The Scrooge Diaries

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So you think you know the Christmas Carol story? Bah! In this revelatory exclusive, Ebeneezer Scrooge opens his diary to expose the awful truth about Tiny Tim, the Fezziwigs, Jacob Marley and that...
Skirwith Village Hall, Church Street, Skirwith, Penrith CA10 1RQ
Sat 7 Dec 19

Acorn Bank - Winter pruning workshop

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Join our orchard team for a day to learn how and why we prune fruit trees in winter. The day will include an introductory talk and a tour of the Orchard, followed by expert tuition in pruning and an...
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, near Penrith CA10 1SP
Sat 7 Dec 19

Christmas Concert

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Furness Music Centre Community Choir and Orchestra Christmas Concert
St.Mark’s Church, Rawlinson Street, Barrow-in-Furness. LA14 1BZ
Sat 7 Dec 19

Art, Craft and Gift Fair

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Gift fair with items made and sold by the stallholders. Beautiful handcrafted items from 50p upwards.
United Reformed Church Hall, Main Street,Cockermouth,Cumbria CA13 9LU
Sat 7 Dec 19

Sizergh - Meet Father Christmas

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Its the busiest time of year for Father Christmas, but hell be taking some time off to enjoy a traditional festive season at Sizergh.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Sat 7 Dec 19

Allan Bank and Grasmere - Christmas craft fairs

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Get your loved ones a meaningful gift this year with something handmade from a local artist or craftsperson. Booking Not Needed.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9HH
Sat 7 Dec 19

Fell Foot - parkrun

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A simple way to get fit, with a great community at its heart. Parkrun is held at Fell Foot every Saturday morning.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Sat 7 Dec 19

Allan Bank and Grasmere - Traditional wreath making workshop

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Join our in-house flower arranger for a fun, festive wreath making workshop using locally sourced natural materials and create a round wreath to hang on your front door. Refreshments included.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9HH
Sat 7 Dec 19

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Sticklebarn winter market

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Come and discover the best in festive crafts; meet local artists and discover Cumbrian heritage; and enjoy live music and tasty treats. Get into the festive spirit at Sticklebarn.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Fri 6 Dec 19

Improbable Fiction

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Festive fun from the pen of one of the UK’s most famous and funny playwright’s - here comes Improbable Fiction, celebrating Alan Ayckbourn’s 60 years of writing.
Kirkgate Arts The Kirkgate Centre Kirkgate Cockermouth CA13 9PJ
Fri 6 Dec 19

Fell Foot - Pizza nights

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Eating out will never be the same again... We’ll be running our wood-fired pizza nights right up until Christmas, so why not stop by for a bite to eat on your way home from work' Find us in...
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Thu 5 Dec 19

Fell Foot - Buggy Fit

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Bring your baby along to these gentle fitness sessions, designed to ease you back into your workout. If youre a parent, these sessions are a gentle way to ease yourself back into fitness and are...
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Thu 5 Dec 19

Fell Foot - Wreathmaking workshops

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Make your own wreath from natural materials you find around the park with help from our expert rangers, then settle down for a buffet lunch. Parking also included. Booking Advisable.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Thu 5 Dec 19

‘Kaleidoscope’

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‘Kaleidoscope’ – a new exhibition from Green Door artists celebrating their diversity and originality in the prestigious and attractive Upfront gallery.
Upfront Gallery, Unthank, Penrith CA11 9TG
Wed 4 Dec 19

Fell Foot - Wellness Wednesday Workouts

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Wellness Wednesdays concentrate on physical, mental and social wellbeing in amongst the beautiful surroundings of Fell Foot.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Wed 4 Dec 19

Fell Foot - Little Explorers

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Stretch little legs with a series of guided, nature themed walks around the park for pre-school children. These basic walking routes are suitable for the whole family.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Wed 4 Dec 19

Fell Foot - Yin Yang Yoga

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Whether you run on fells, work in an office, want to slow down or pick up pace, Yin Yang Flow will promote balance and vital energy flow throughout mind, body and spirit for all.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Tue 3 Dec 19

Fell Foot - Intermediate Fitness Group

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If youre interested in a variety of fitness exercises for cardio and strength building, this class is for you.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Mon 2 Dec 19

Sizergh - Christmas lunch at Sizergh

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Treat yourself to a delicious Christmas lunch with friends and family at Sizergh Caf. Festive lunches will be available Monday to Friday throughout December.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal LA8 8AE
Mon 2 Dec 19

Fell Foot - Beginners Fitness Group

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Can’t do a press up' No problem! Get active with us, exercising in a friendly environment where everybody is welcome regardless of current fitness levels.
Fell Foot, Newby Bridge, Windermere, LA12 8NN
Mon 2 Dec 19

Footprint - Yoga with Carly Harding

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Relax and unwind at weekly yoga sessions with Carly in a calming environment. Carly provides an inclusive and non-intimidating environment with a maximum class size of 15 people.
Footprint CA11
Mon 2 Dec 19

Hill Top - Christmas at Hill Top

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Feel the magic as we open Beatrix Potters Hill Top for the first time at Christmas. On this exclusive afternoon you will see festive objects from the collection not usually on display, make a natural...
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Sun 1 Dec 19

Wray Castle - Missing, mysterious and monumental tours

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Exclusive tour for the weekends of November; the 1.5 hours tour showcases some of the more unusual aspects of the castle.
Wray Castle CA11
Sun 1 Dec 19

Allan Bank and Grasmere - Hand printed lino cuts and textiles by Cumbrian printmaker Liz Jones

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Find a piece of art inspired by the countryside for your home. Choose from original linocuts and hand printed textiles made into lampshades, cushions and tea towels. Booking Not Needed.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside LA22 9HH
Sun 1 Dec 19

Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Quiz Night

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Get your thinking caps on at our weekly quiz night, it’s 1 per person to enter and the winning team takes home the kitty. Booking Not Needed.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales CA11
Sun 1 Dec 19

A Night at the Opera

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Kendal South Choir and Encore Opera present an evening of opera choruses and ensembles, accompanied by Alex Phillips-Yates and Ken Forster on the piano. Choir conducted by Geoffrey Field.
Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6DP
Sat 30 Nov 19

Christmas Hat Party Eh

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***One week to go!!*** Party Eh are kicking off in Christmas style with a Christmas Hat Party Eh. DJ’s will be on the decks with a bit of Disco, House, Funk, Soul, Indie, plus you can have a...
Abstrakt, 6-8 Fisher Street, Carlisle CA3 8RN
Sat 30 Nov 19

West Coast Photo

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Signal Film and Media are proud to present a compelling new photographic exhibition WEST COAST PHOTO at The Dock Museum, Barrow-in-Furness.
Dock Museum Barrow in Furness LA12 7PW
Fri 29 Nov 19

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