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

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

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

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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 - '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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Arts, Crafts and Gifts Fair.
Craft fair/sale with jams, chutneys, knitwear, needlecraft, woodcraft, artwork, glasswear, silk flowers,crochetwork, candles, soaps,jewellery,cards, photography and much more.
United Reformed Church Hall, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 26 May, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Where Poppies Blow
An evocative special exhibition commemorating the end of the First World War. Where Poppies Blow tells the story of a doomed generation, including poet Edward Thomas, author of Adelstrop, who fought to protect the fields, flowers and birds of Britain.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Today to Thu 26 Apr, Sat 28 Apr to Thu 3 May, Sat 5 May to Tue 8 May

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 behind one of the world’s greatest poets, and how she helped inspire the modern conservation movement. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 25 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Wed 2 May, Sat 5 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - A poet in the making
Get a servant’s eye view of William’s childhood. Meet the maid or manservant and take in a 10-minute talk about how the happiness and tragedy of William’s childhood turned him into one of the world’s favourite poets. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May, Wed 9 May

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 that forged one of our greatest poets - plus the story of how this special house was saved from demolition. Booking Not Needed.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Thu 26 Apr, Mon 30 Apr, Thu 3 May, Mon 7 May, Thu 10 May

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 the harsh realities of 18th-century life. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Go wild like William and Dorothy
Borrow an explorer bag and see what you discover. Hunt for amazing animals in the house, track down bugs and bees in the garden - and get some tips on how to turn your own backyard into a nature haven. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children of all ages accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May

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 behind one of the world’s greatest poets, and how she helped inspire the modern conservation movement. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 9 May, Sat 12 May, Wed 16 May, Sat 19 May, Wed 23 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Where Poppies Blow
An evocative special exhibition commemorating the end of the First World War. Where Poppies Blow tells the story of a doomed generation, including poet Edward Thomas, author of Adelstrop, who fought to protect the fields, flowers and birds of Britain.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 9 May, Thu 10 May, Sat 12 May to Thu 17 May, Sat 19 May to Thu 24 May, Sat 26 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Painted ladies and lazy housewives
An evening talk followed by coffee, cake and conversation. Amanda Thackeray, head gardener at Wordsworth House, shares the joys and challenges of conserving an award-winning Georgian garden. Tickets 5 including coffee and cake. Booking Essential. Phone: 01900 824805. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Thu 10 May

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 the harsh realities of 18th-century life. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Go wild like William and Dorothy
Borrow an explorer bag and see what you discover. Hunt for amazing animals in the house, track down bugs and bees in the garden - and get some tips on how to turn your own backyard into a nature haven. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children of all ages accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May

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 that forged one of our greatest poets - plus the story of how this special house was saved from demolition. Booking Not Needed.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Mon 14 May, Thu 17 May, Mon 21 May, Thu 24 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - A poet in the making
Get a servant’s eye view of William’s childhood. Meet the maid or manservant and take in a 10-minute talk about how the happiness and tragedy of William’s childhood turned him into one of the world’s favourite poets. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 16 May, Wed 23 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - High Moss OPen Garden
These 4.5 acres of formal and informal terraced gardens, lawns and paddocks all face south, with magnificent views of the fells. There are many fir trees, rhododendrons and azaleas. The former tennis court is now a vegetable patch. There are also herbaceous borders and a Lakeland arts and crafts garden.
Portinscale Keswick
Sun 20 May