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What's On Lake District

Today to 27 Apr 2017 by distance

View more details - High Moss - Open Garden for NGS
Lakeland Arts and Craft house (not open) and garden (mentioned in Pevsner). 4½ acres of formal and informal S-facing terraced gardens. Magnificent...
High Moss, Keswick
Sun 2 Apr

View more details - Allan Bank and Grasmere - Easter crafts
Get crafty this Easter in our playroom, make your own bunny ears and Easter cards to send to your best friends. Booking Not Needed.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside
Sat 1 Apr to Sun 23 Apr

View more details - Allan Bank and Grasmere - Billie Buzzard's Wild Garden Trail
Billie Buzzard is soaring overhead, floating on the breeze and watching all the comings and goings of the Allan Bank woodland garden. She sees all of...
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside
Sat 1 Apr to Thu 13 Apr, Tue 18 Apr to Mon 29 May

View more details - High Close Estate and Arboretum - Open Garden for NGS
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...
High Close Estate and Arboretum, Ambleside
Sun 2 Apr

View more details - Allan Bank and Grasmere - Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
Follow the Allan Bank red squirrels’ Easter trail; find all of their hidden eggs to win a chocolately prize. Booking Not Needed.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside
Fri 14 Apr to Mon 17 Apr

View more details - Dora's Field - Open Garden for NGS
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...
Dora’s Field, Ambleside
Sun 2 Apr

View more details - Rydal Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Formal Italianate gardens designed by Thomas Mawson in 1911; the gardens have recently been restored to their former glory. Formal garden with...
Rydal Hall, Ambleside
Sun 2 Apr, Thu 11 May, Thu 15 Jun, Thu 6 Jul

View more details - Allegri Singers present Music of Despair and Celebration
Spanning five centuries of celebratory sacred music, the first half of the concert will start with two anthems by local composer Tom Fryers, followed...
Holy Trinity Church, Bog Lane, Brathay
Sat 1 Apr

View more details - The Creation
The Creation – Celebrating 150 Years of Choral Singing in Cockermouth In April 1867 a group of civic-minded Cockermouth citizens met to found a...
Christ Church, Cockermouth
Sat 8 Apr

View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - The Word-Hoard: Love Letters to Our Land
An exhibition curated by best-selling author Robert Macfarlane. Our first exhibition of 2017 celebrates the natural world and the words we once used...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Today, Sat 1 Apr to Thu 6 Apr, Sat 8 Apr to Thu 20 Apr, Sat 22 Apr to Thu 27 Apr, Sat 29 Apr to Thu 4 May, Sat 6 May to Mon 8 May

View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - The Word-Hoard: Love Letters to Our Land
An exhibition curated by best-selling author Robert Macfarlane. Our first exhibition of 2017 celebrates the natural world and the words we once used...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Today, Sat 1 Apr to Thu 6 Apr, Sat 8 Apr to Thu 20 Apr, Sat 22 Apr to Thu 27 Apr, Sat 29 Apr to Thu 4 May, Sat 6 May to Thu 11 May

View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Matters of life and death
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...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Today, Mon 3 Apr, Thu 6 Apr, Mon 24 Apr

View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Hard at work for the Wordsworths
Step back in time with the servants. Meet the maid or manservant and take in a 10-minute talk about William’s childhood or the harsh realities...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 1 Apr, Wed 5 Apr, Wed 26 Apr, Sat 29 Apr, Wed 3 May, Sat 6 May

View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - A passionate nature
Learn Dorothy Wordsworth’s secrets. Join a 10-minute talk by a costumed servant to uncover the secret life of Dorothy Wordsworth, the woman...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 1 Apr, Wed 5 Apr, Wed 26 Apr, Sat 29 Apr, Wed 3 May, Sat 6 May

View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Dumbledore and Horniegoggle
Go wild like William and Dorothy on our trail. Hunt for wild words and wonderful creatures in the house and garden - and get some tips on how to turn...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sun 2 Apr, Sun 9 Apr, Sun 16 Apr, Sun 23 Apr, Sun 30 Apr, Sun 7 May

View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Sounds of the 18th century
Hear our harpsichord being played. Listen to some of the music William might have enjoyed, played on our replica harpsichord - and perhaps even play...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Tue 4 Apr, Tue 25 Apr, Tue 2 May, Tue 9 May

View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Get cooking in the kitchen
Make a mess making clapbread. Head for the kitchen, roll up your sleeves and try your hand at making a traditional Cumbrian clapbread. Booking Not...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Mon 10 Apr, Mon 17 Apr, Mon 29 May

View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Become a natural artist
Make some wild art. Let nature awaken your creativity and make a piece of wild art from found objects or create a poem out of stones. We supply the...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Tue 11 Apr, Tue 18 Apr, Tue 30 May

View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Make your mark as a Georgian
Write 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...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 12 Apr, Wed 19 Apr, Wed 31 May

View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Spooky fireside tales
Listen to the costumed servants’ ghost stories. Join the costumed servants by the kitchen fire to hear some of the ghostly tales William and...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Thu 13 Apr, Fri 14 Apr, Thu 20 Apr

View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Easter egg hunt
Follow our trail and win a chocolate prize. Become and Easter ’eggsplorer’ and win a Cadbury chocolate egg. 2 per hunt. Booking Not...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Fri 14 Apr to Mon 17 Apr

View more details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Dorothy Wordsworth: A passionate observer of nature
An evening talk followed by coffee, cake and conversation. Discover the truth about William’s sister at this special talk by Jeff Cowton MBE,...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Tue 25 Apr

View more details - The Jar Family
The Jar Family. Artists performing: The Jar Family.: Tickets avaiable.
The Globe Hall, Ireby, Cumbria
Sat 22 Apr

View more details - Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead - Storytelling
Gather round to hear your favourite Beatrix Potter tales, told by one of our friendly volunteers. Listen to Beatrix Potter classic tales told each...
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Main Street, Hawkshead,
Sat 22 Apr, Sat 27 May

View more details - Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Social run - Great Langdale Athletics Club
Join us for our weekly social run around Langdale. We usually run between 7k and 10k. All abilities welcome, this is a casual and friendly group run...
Sticklebarn and The Langdales
Today, Thu 6 Apr