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Today to Tue 22 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Robert Mizzell and the Country Kings
After a terrific concert in Langholm in February, we are delighted that Robert is coming back to The Buccleuch with his highly talented band, The Country Kings.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Joe McElderry in Concert
Following Joe McElderry’s UK tour playing the lead as Joseph in Bill Kenwright’s production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Joe received 5 star acclaim from entertainment critics and it has also been reported that Joe is infact the best Joseph in the shows history.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Thu 26 Apr

More details - The Leonard Brown Show
An action packed afternoon of music and laughter from Scotland and around the world.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Swing around Spring with The Karen Jones Trio
Join Karen and her trio for an evening of outstanding jazz in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sat 5 May

More details - The Fureys
As part of their 40th Anniversary tour, Irish Legends the FUREYS return to The Buccleuch for another great night of music, songs and stories.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sun 20 May

More details - May Fairy Day
Join us in this mystical location for a fun filled family day out.Meet the fairies and various other characters along the way.Join in dancing,workshops,crafts and explore the fairy dragon trail the grounds and much much more.
Kirklinton Hall
Sun 20 May

More details - Cherry Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
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 vegetable area, 2 greenhouses and summer house. Various seating areas connected by grass and gravel paths.
Cherry Cottage, Carlisle
Sun 20 May

More details - Kielder 4×4 Safari
A day of guided trail blazing in the heart of Kielder and Wark Forests in Northumberland. you will get to drive a variety of tracks not usually open to the public throughout the heart of the forest well away from the road and other forest users. For drivers of road legal 4x4 vehicles with route choices to suit all.
Kielder Water & Forest Park
Sun 20 May

More details - Quiz Night - Carlisle -
Quiz Night. We get together, play, have fun, drink, eat and if we win, we share the price.
The Boardroom
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May, Wed 9 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Osprey Watch
Join us to observe the beautiful Kielder ospreys. You can see all the action close up through a live camera feed and even spot the birds on their nest using high powered telescopes with trained volunteers.
Kielder Waterside
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Wild at Kielder
Get the family together and discover your wild side at Kielder for a two-day event of exploration in nature! We’re getting ‘Wild at Kielder’ once again on Sunday 6th and Monday 7th May with a bank holiday weekend full of wildlife themed activities all over Kielder Water and Forest Park.
Kielder Waterside
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Plant and Book Fayre
Sale of plants and books plus tea, coffee and cakes. Tours of Farlam Church to find out more about its history and restoration plans. All proceeds to the Church.
Farlam Church, Kirkhouse, Brampton, Cumbria
Sun 20 May

More details - Kielder Water Sailing Club - Push the Boat Out!
Never sailed or windsurfed before? Would like to have a go but don’t know where to start? Is it expensive, do I need lots of kit? (No) Have a go!
Kielder Water Sailing Club, Tower Knowe, Falstone, Hexham
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum
Thu 3 May

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More details - ‘Solway Light’ by Minette Bell Macdonald
An exhibition of limited edition prints by established landscape artist Minette Bell Macdonald. The exhibition depicts beautiful scenes of the Solway and its changing light and moods.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - 'Svalbard' Exhibition by Ellis O'Connor
Ellis O’Connor is a Contemporary Landscape Artist living on the Outer Hebridean island of North Uist in Scotland.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Today to Sat 16 Jun

More details - 'Faileas' by Angela Alexander Lloyd
Angela Alexander Lloyd is our Artist in Residence. ’Artful Migration’ is a pilot residency programme developed with Upland, Moving Souls Dance and WWT. Angela’s exhibition, ’Faileas’ is the culmination of her research on climate change and whooper swans wintering at WWT Caerlaverock.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sun 29 Apr to Sun 24 Jun

More details - In Focus
Try before you buy the latest binoculars and telescopes from the huge range available today. In Focus experts are on hand all day to give advice. WWT Caerlaverock benefits from every sale.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 6 May

More details - Warbler Walk
Take the opportunity to go on an early morning walk with an experienced warden, who will help identify a number of different warblers by their songs and calls. Learn the differences between willow warblers, chiffchaffs, black caps, garden warblers and sedge warblers.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Mon 7 May

More details - Evening Wildlife Safari
Discover the wildlife that emerges after dark, on our walking safari around the reserve. We may encounter wildlife such as badgers, moths, hares, owls or otters!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Fri 18 May

More details - Storytelling in the Yurt
Sit in our cosy yurt and listen to a nature related story told by one of our engaging storytellers. Then take a short walk around the reserve to look for some wildlife!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Fri 18 May, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 13 Jul

More details - Haltwhistle Spring Walking Festival 2018
A programme and prices will appear on the website closer to the event using the following link www.haltwhistlewalkingfestival.org
Hill View Cottage, Town Foot, Haltwhistle, Northumberland
Sat 28 Apr to Mon 7 May

More details - Ranger Led Walks
Join the Bowhill Ranger for a guided walk around the estate. Each session will focus on a different topic ranging from biodiversity in the woodlands to wildlife watching.
Bowhill House Selkirk
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 30 May

More details - Splinters Productions Double Bill: Nancy Sleekit & Howard’s Revenge
Meet Nancy – widow, with three husbands who all died in mysterious circumstances, and Howard, playing the lead role of Rob Roy MacGregor. Neither to be meddled with in this evening of two separate Victorian Entertainments. Conspiracies and lies abound. Is anyone telling the truth? Will secrets come to light?
Bowhill House Selkirk
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Archery at Bowhill
Come along and try archery with Barons Folly Archers. Whether you are an expert or more of a Robin Hood wannabe, the club will ensure you have a great experience. And if you want to take up a new hobby, tuition is available. Prices from £3, suitable for ages 6+.
Bowhill House Selkirk
Sun 6 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Mousetale Puppets: Oscar’s Amazing Space Adventure
When a mysterious object lands in the garden shed, Oscar the mouse investigates. Join Oscar and his new friend, Zimmy, as they blast off through the solar system in search of Quagroon rocks.
Bowhill House Selkirk
Sun 6 May

More details - May Day In Its Hey Day
Join us as we try to recreate a Victorian themed family friendly fayre. With hook a duck, tin can alley, skittles and don’t forget Punch and Judy! You can also discover a real Victorian love story in our exhibition and take a tour of Bowhill to see how a Georgian mansion was transformed in the Victorian era.
Bowhill House Selkirk
Mon 7 May

More details - Sunrise Wildlife Watch
The early bird catches the worm. Join the Bowhill ranger for an early morning wildlife watch followed by a delicious home cooked breakfast in our Minstrel Tearoom.
Bowhill House Selkirk
Wed 16 May

More details - Happy Jazz to 1960s!
An evening of mellow jazz with talented local musicians the Brief Encounter Duo (Chris & Veronica Perrin) with bar, refreshments and raffle in aid of Church funds
St Jude’s Church, Knaresdale, Slaggyford, Brampton
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Deer Rudding - Open Garden for NGS
Set in the lee of the Northern Fells and on the bank of the Caldew, enjoying views into the wider landscape, notably Carrock Fell. The garden surrounds a former Cumbrian farmhouse and outbuildings with a good range of planting: mixed shrub and perennial borders; woodland and meadow grass areas; extensive rockery.
Deer Rudding, Wigton
Sat 5 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Ruff Dugger
Ruff Dugger is trail / mud / obstacle runs you can take part in with or without your dog. This will test your fitness and team working skills to the max. Come and take part in Scotland’s leading obstacle, mud trail run for runners with their dogs.
Traquair House Innerleithen
Sat 19 May

More details - Plans Afoot! Community meal
As part of our Plans Afoot event, we’re delighted to offer a FREE COMMUNITY MEAL Thanks to the generosity of local businesses! Come and enjoy good food and great company in an amazing building!
St Augustine’s Church, Alston
Mon 7 May

More details - Plans Afoot! Beer and a Band (or two)
As part of our Plans Afoot! event we’re thrilled to present the talented MOUNT HOOLEY BAND (and possibly another band too!) Great music, bar, dancing - what more could you want on a Bank Holiday evening?!
St Augustine’s Church, Alston
Mon 7 May

More details - Plans Afoot! Activity and Information Day
Information Come and find out about the Community Plan and proposals for * St Augustines’s church building and grounds * Former Primary School * Town Hall * Nenthead Chapel Indoor, outdoor and creative activities for all ages … * Wildlife walk * Try out the organ and the carillon bells * Knit and
St Augustine’s Church, Alston
Mon 7 May

More details - Fire Lighting & Cave Art
This is your chance to get back to basics, firstly try your hand at lighting a fire, with no match in sight. Once your fire is roaring make your own charcoal to then create your own natural art work.
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Grass Head Monsters Workshop
Join the Ranger’s during our drop in session at the playground to make some awesome grass head monsters that you can take home and watch their grass hair grow! 50p Per Monster.
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire
Sat 5 May

More details - Self-Guided Walk - I Spy
A chance for families to combine a healthy stroll whilst learning about the wonderful surroundings of Drumlanrig Castle and the wider Estate. Pick up an I Spy activity sheet from the Gift Shop and match all the pictures to the real thing in the historic Drumlanrig stableyard.
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Den Building With The Ranger
Budding Rangers are invited to accept our fantastic den building challenge. Under the expert supervision of our talented Rangers, can you build a sturdy den using only materials that the glorious woodlands surrounding Drumlanrig Castle provide you with?
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire
Sun 13 May

More details - Pond Dipping
Ever wondered what was lurking beneath the waters of the Drumlanrig lochs? Come along for an afternoon of pond dipping with one of our Rangers. Discover the creatures living beneath the surface, learn how to identify them and how this underwater world.
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire
Sun 20 May

More details - Chapelside - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre organic windy garden below fell, around C18 farmhouse and outbuildings, latter mainly open. Fine views. Tiny stream, large pond. Alpine, herbaceous, raised, gravel, damp and shade beds, bulbs in grass. Extensive range of plants, many unusual. Relaxed planting regime.
Chapelside, Penrith
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May, Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun, Fri 15 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Fri 29 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - Newton Rigg College Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Our Educational Gardens have much of horticultural interest incl herbaceous borders, ten ponds, decorative and productive organic garden, woodland walk, seasonal borders, Pictorial Meadows, Pleached Hornbeam Walkway and extensive range of ornamental trees and shrubs.
Newton Rigg College Gardens, Penrith
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Footprint - Yoga with Carly Harding
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. Everyone welcome from complete beginners to experienced Yogis and Yoginis. Booking Essential. Phone: 07841 778 235.
Footprint
Today, Fri 27 Apr, Mon 30 Apr

More details - Wray Castle - The Women of Wray Castle: Convention and Control
This year sees us reflecting on the lives of two prominent women from Wray Castle’s story. The exhibition encompasses artistic installations, research material and poses questions for reflection.
Wray Castle
Today to Tue 1 May

More details - Wray Castle - The Women of Wray Castle exhibition talk
Accompanying the 2018 exhibition, ’The Women of Wray Castle: Convention and Control’. A 10 minute talk introducing the two prominent female figures of Wray: Margaret Dawson and Beatrix Potter.
Wray Castle
Today to Thu 14 Jun

More details - Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Tuesday adventure Films
Head to Sticklebarn for high-adrenaline movies on the big screen upstairs. Booking Not Needed.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales
Today, Tue 1 May

More details - Footprint - Bowl Carving
Come and spend a wonderful day at the Footprint with Gareth and Ro Thomas hand carving your own bowl, or kneading trough, out of local greenwood. A busy day will be rewarded when your creation takes pride of place in your kitchen. Kettle always on the boil and unlimited biscuits! Booking Essential. Phone: 07702256425.
Footprint
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Steam Yacht Gondola - Walkers' Cruise
Take in the stunning scenery around Coniston Water on a combined a cruise and walk. Cruise down the length of the lake and then take an energising walk from Lake Bank back to Coniston Pier (12km) or from Parkamoor to Brantwood (7.5km). Booking Advisable. Dogs on leads welcome.
Steam Yacht Gondola, Coniston Pier, Lake Road, Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8AN
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Quiz Night
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
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Footprint - Yoga with Carly Harding
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. Everyone welcome from complete beginners to experienced Yogis and Yoginis. Booking Essential. Phone: 07841 778 235.
Footprint
Tue 1 May, Fri 4 May, Mon 7 May, Tue 8 May, Fri 11 May, Mon 14 May, Tue 15 May, Fri 18 May, Mon 21 May, Tue 22 May, Fri 25 May, Mon 28 May, Tue 29 May

More details - Wray Castle - The Women of Wray Castle: Convention and Control
This year sees us reflecting on the lives of two prominent women from Wray Castle’s story. The exhibition encompasses artistic installations, research material and poses questions for reflection.
Wray Castle
Wed 2 May to Sat 30 Jun