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Exploring the Lake District

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The period between Christmas and New Year is the perfect time for getting out and about in the countryside.
FSC Blencathra Threlkeld Keswick CA12 4SG
Sun 27 Dec 20

Finding Peace, Giving Peace ~ Christmas course - ONLINE AND IN PERSON

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An inspiring seasonal course with teachings and meditations led by Buddhist Monk, Gen-la Thubten based on the practice of the Buddha of Compassion.
Temple for World Peace Priory Road (A5087 Coast Road) Ulverston LA12 9QQ
Thu 24 Dec 20

Traditional Christmas Crafts and Decorations

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Artistic kids of all ages will love these Christmas workshops. We’ll be introducing the Wordsworths and their writing before getting creative with crafts.
Wordsworth Grasmere, Dove Cottage, Grasmere LA22 9SH
Tue 22 Dec 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
Tue 8 Dec 20

The Beacon Museums beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

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Like everywhere, things are a bit different this year, but at the Beacon Museum we couldn’t disappoint our regular visitors who come to see a certain gentleman.
The Beacon Museum West Strand CA28 7LY
Sat 5 Dec 20

Dave Spikey A Funny Thing Happened

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Doors 7:00pm. Show time 7:30pm. All tickets £17.50. Funny things happen all the time. Dave’s special radar instinctively draws him to the out-of-the-ordinary, he applies his unique style of...
Coronation Hall County Square Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Fri 4 Dec 20

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

Off Grid - Olivia Bax

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“It is a treat to go off grid. There is no phone signal. Incoming calls are diverted to an auto-response. When signal returns and auto-response is switched off, expectations rise.
Cross Lane Projects Cross Lane LA9 5LB
Sat 31 Oct 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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