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Today to Wed 23 May, by distance, closest first.    

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Quiz Night - Carlisle -
Quiz Night. We get together, play, have fun, drink, eat and if we win, we share the price.
The Boardroom
Today, Wed 2 May, Wed 9 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May, Wed 30 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 - 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 - Alasdair Roberts
Alasdair Roberts plus support. Artists performing: Alasdair Roberts.: Tickets avaiable.
High Forest Community Centre, Sinderhope, Nr Allendale
Sat 5 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 - 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 - 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
Today

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 - Jimmy Buckley in Concert
Jimmy Buckley is without a doubt one of Ireland’s best loved And most respected performers..  Jimmy has enjoyed many years at the top of his profession and received numerous  awards including  the prestigious Entertainer of the year in the RTE  music awards.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Wed 23 May

More details - Acorn Bank - Spring trail: The creatures of Acorn Bank
Which eggs belong to which creatures' Join us for a self-led Spring trail around the Acorn Bank estate. Booking Not Needed.
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, near Penrith
Today to Tue 1 May

More details - Acorn Bank - Newtopia: Newt population surveys
Discover our newts and help the Rangers with their annual population survey. Hot drink and breakfast butty included. Children to be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential. Phone: 017683 61893.
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, near Penrith
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Kendal Mountain Tour - Tales of Adventure - Penrith
A one-of-a-kind evening celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth. For our Penrith tour date we have two incredible speakers lined up: Lee Craigie and Greg Boswell.
Rheged, Redhills, Penrith, Cumbria
Fri 18 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 - 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
Today

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 - 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
Fri 27 Apr, Mon 30 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 - 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
Tue 1 May

More details - Tarn Hows and Coniston - Guided walks
Let our friendly and knowledgeable volunteers take you on an adventure off the beaten track every Wednesday from May at Tarn Hows. Take in the beautiful scenery as you chat about our nature conservation work and hear stories of how this spectacular landscape came to be.
Tarn Hows and Coniston
Wed 2 May, Wed 9 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May, Wed 30 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

More details - Borrowdale and Derwent Water - Force Crag Mine Open Day 2018
Accessible only by foot, bike or National Trust 4x4, discover one of the Lakes most quirky yet fascinating secrets located in the stunning Coledale Valley, near Keswick - you’ll love it even if you’re not sure mining is quite your thing!
Borrowdale and Derwent Water
Sat 5 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 6 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May

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
Tue 8 May, Tue 15 May, Tue 22 May, Tue 29 May

More details - Footprint - Bushcraft Club
Come and join us at Bushcraft Club in the beautiful woods at Footprint. Learn bushcraft skills,woodland games, how to build your own shelter, woodland crafts, foraging, tracking and how to make a fire and try out some campfire cooking. Come play, get muddy and most of all have fun!
Footprint
Sat 12 May

More details - Footprint - Adult Hammock Camp with Yoga
An eclectic 2 days of woodland camping in hammocks and cooking on the fire, with yoga, bushcraft, mindfulness and spoon carving. All set in the beautiful and relaxing Footprint woodland.
Footprint
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Footprint - Rustic Bench and Stool Making
Create a rustic greenwood bench or stool using hand tools. Your bench will be ready to take home at the end of the day, and will look fantastic indoors or out. Working with Gareth Thomas, you will learn all the skills to make a fantastic bench for your home or garden. Kettle always on the boil and unlimited biscuits!
Footprint
Wed 16 May

More details - Footprint - Family Bushcraft Camp
Two days of fun and memorable experiences. Learn effective fire-lighting and bushcraft skills, build and sleep in your own shelter, greenwood carving skills, campfire cooking, nature walk and storytelling. Specifically aimed at families, all ages welcome.
Footprint
Sat 19 May and 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 - 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 - Bob Dylan: his art
Bob Dylan is well known as a cultural icon, singer, songwriter, musician and poet. He’s been painting and drawing since the 1960s. Art was initially a way to pass time between concerts; he took it more seriously when recovering from a motorbike accident in the 1970s.
Queens Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
Today to Sat 19 May

More details - Arts of Zen: Aesthetics of Simplicity
The modern study of Japanes aesthetics only started a little over 200 years ago in the West. The Japanese aesthetic is a set of ancient ideals that include wabi, (transient and stark beauty), sabi, (the beauty of natural patina and aging) and yugen, (profound grace and subtlety).
Appleby Market Hall
Wed 9 May

More details - Bampton Plants and Produce Fair
Wonderful selection of locally grown plants - herbs, annuals and perennials. Lots of home baking, handmade artisan produce, preserves etc. Café serving delicious home-cooked soups, sandwiches and more fabulous baking. Raffle with excellent prizes. Local artists and craftspeople showcasing their work. Live music.
Bampton Memorial Hall, Bampton, Penrith
Sun 20 May

More details - Church View - Open Garden for NGS
Its all about the plants! Less than ½ acre of garden but with layers of texture, colour and interest in abundance, this is a garden for plantaholics. Plant combinations are at the heart of the design.
Church View, Appleby-in-Westmorland
Sun 20 May

More details - Swansea City Opera present The Barber of Seville
Set in period Seville, with outrageous 18th century costumes that compliment the fizz and flare of Rossini’s musical genius, this production is perfect both for the established operagoer, and those seeking to engage with opera for the first time.
Theatre by the Lake, Lakeside, Lake Rd, Keswick
Thu 26 Apr

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

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