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Comedy Club 4 Kids

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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...
Brewery Arts 122a Highgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4HE
Sat 1 May

Low Fell West - Open Garden for 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, Kendal LA8 8JG
Sun 2 May

Low Fell West - Open Garden for 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, Kendal LA8 8JG
Mon 3 May

Lea Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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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 9 May

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 9 May, Sun 6 Jun

Chapelside - Open Garden for NGS

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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 9 May

Cumbrian Challenge 2021

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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 15 May

Matson Ground - Open Garden for 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, wildflower areas, stream leading to a large pond and...
Matson Ground, Windermere LA23 2NH
Sun 16 May

Holker Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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25 acres of romantic gardens, with peaceful arboretum, inspirational formal gardens, flowering meadow and Labyrinth. Summer brings voluptuous mixed borders and bedding.
Holker Hall Gardens, Grange-over-Sands LA11 7PL
Fri 21 May

Nonsense Room Productions: You Choose

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Based on the brilliant book by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt, Nonsense Room Productions (Shark in the Park and Hairy Maclary Shows) bring you a brand new interactive musical show for all the
Brewery Arts 122a Highgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4HE
Sun 23 May

Langholme Mill - Open Garden for NGS

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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, Ulverston LA12 8ES
Sat 29 May to Mon 31 May

Galesyke - Open Garden for NGS

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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 29 May and Sun 30 May

Grange over Sands Hidden Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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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 30 May

Chapelside - Open Garden for NGS

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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 30 May, Sun 20 Jun, Sun 11 Jul

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