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Today to Tue 17 Jul, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Hallbankgate Open Gardens
Eight village gardens opening to the public for the first time. We have a couple of vegetable gardens plus a mixture of established and new gardens (and gardeners). Tickets available from Hallbankgate Hub (our community run shop and café). Refreshments and plant sales also at the Hub.
Hallbankgate Hub (shop and café) - to buy tickets, Hallbankgate, near Brampton, Cumbria
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Robin Hood and His Merry Men
Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor.
Lanercost Priory, Lanercost, near Brampton
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Ivy House - Open Garden for NGS
Approx 2 acres of sloping fell-side garden with meandering paths leading to a series of rooms: pond, fern garden, gravel garden with assorted grasses, vegetable and herb garden. Copse with meadow leading down to beck.
Ivy House, Brampton
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Sandhouse - Open Garden for NGS
A cottage garden with island beds of herbaceous perennials, foliage plants suitable for the flower arranger. Hidden seating areas to surprise the visitor, and lots of nooks and crannies. John is a multiple award winner for his floral arrangements including Chelsea GOLD, his latest in 2017.
Sandhouse, Carlisle
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Holme Meadow - Open Garden for NGS
Village garden developed and landscaped from scratch by owners. Incl shrubbery, perennial beds supplemented by annuals;gazebo, pergola and trellis with climbers, slate beds and water feature, ornamental copse, pond, wild flower meadow and kitchen garden. Designed, planted and maintained to be wildlife friendly.
Holme Meadow, Carlisle
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Kirklinton Hall Opera
Renowned touring opera company, Regents Opera, return to Kirklinton Hall to perform The Barber of Seville a black tie gala event. In the 18th century, at the house of a doctor, Bartolo, keeps his niece, Rosina, confined in his house. He is her guardian. Rosina inherited a great deal of money from her parents.
Kirklinton Hall Kirklinton Carlisle
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Cliffe Cottage, Kirklinton - Open Garden for NGS
Large garden with mature flower beds and trees. Productive vegetable patch and a small orchard. Wildlife pond with wild planting and bog garden. Homemade refreshments available.
Cliffe Cottage, Kirklinton, Carlisle
Sun 8 Jul

More details - International Yoga Day - Carlisle
Yoga in the Park Are you new to yoga and fancy giving it a go? Do you love yoga and want to try something new? Whatever your motivation, help us celebrate International Yoga Day in Carlisle for the first time! Renowned Yoga teachers from the area are offering FREE classes on 24th June 2018.
Bitts Park, Carlisle
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Carlisle Pretty Muddy 5K
Race for Life Pretty Muddy is Cancer Research UK’s brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends. And raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Bitts Park, Dacre Road, Carlisle
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Carlisle Race for Life 5K & 10K
Race for Life brings thousands of women together to support Cancer Research UK’s life-saving research into all 200 types of cancer. Sign up or help us spread the word. This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. 10k is a great step up from our 5k events.
Bitts Park, Dacre Road, Carlisle
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Hazel Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Flower arrangers and plantsman’s garden. Extending to approx 5 acres. Includes mature herbaceous borders, pergola, ponds and planting of disused railway siding providing home to wildlife. Many variegated and unusual plants. Varied areas, planted for all seasons, S-facing, some gentle slopes.
Hazel Cottage, Armathwaite
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Hadrian's Wall and Housesteads Fort
Venture out across Hadrian’s Wall with a guide, heading to Sycamore Gap, voted England’s Tree of the Year 2016. Enjoy magnificent views of Hadrian’s Wall and the Roman Military Way.
Hadrian’s Wall and Housesteads Fort, Bardon Mill, Hexham,
Sat 7 Jul, Sun 26 Aug

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 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Sat 4 Aug, Sun 5 Aug

More details - Twist and Shout
An all-star cast from the West End deliver a musical powerhouse of a show that starts with the explosion of Brit Pop in 1962 through to the era of Flower Power and Free Love of the late sixties.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Mary Duff in Concert
As time goes by Mary Duff’s career seems to go from strength to strength, and as the salutation and success continue to roll in for the genuinely charismatic and warm Irish singer, there seems little sign of the celebrated triumphs slowing down.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Phonics
The Phonics are the UK’s premier Stereophonics tribute band.  They play tracks from every album including the new up and coming album, Keep the Village Alive.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Scocha
The boys are back in town for your summer serving of SCOCHA!
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sat 7 Jul

More details - The Lady Boys of Bangkok
Uncork the champagne! Dress to kill! Party like there’s no tomorrow! Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years, The Ladyboys of Bangkok ‘Wonder Women Tour’ will take Britain’s number one cabaret show to a new level.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Newbrough Lodge Open Garden
Formal walled garden with shrubs and roses, woodland garden with specimen trees, home made teas, tennis court, parish church open at drive entrance, Opened jointly with Newbrough Hall which is a 1 mile scenic walk across fields. ?4 for entrance to both gardens. Dogs on leads. Car parking available.
Newbrough Lodge Newbrough HEXHAM Northumberland
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Acorn Bank - Silent Space at Acorn Bank
Acorn Bank is taking part in Silent Space, a project that promotes stopping, switching off phones, cameras and social media, and just enjoying an oasis of quiet away from our often hectic lives. The Herb Garden, enclosed within brick walls, is a space which feels calm and reflective.
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, near Penrith
Today, Thu 21 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Thu 28 Jun

More details - Acorn Bank - Garden Tours
Join one of our volunteers who specializes in plant based dyes for a tour around the gardens of Acorn Bank. All Acorn Bank tours are currently free of charge but donations are kindly accepted.
Acorn Bank, Temple Sowerby, near Penrith
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 29 Jul

More details - Newbrough Hall Open Garden
Walled garden with shrubs and roses, woodland garden with specimen trees and grounds. Opened jointly with Newbrough Lodge which is a mile scenic walk away.
Newbrough Hall Newbrough HEXHAM Northumberland
Sun 8 Jul

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 22 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Tue 3 Jul, Fri 6 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

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
Today

More details - Wray Castle - Upping Sticks at Sixty
This 10 minute talk introduces the Dawsons, the upwardly mobile middle class couple from Liverpool, who built Wray Castle and made a new life in the Lake District. James and Margaret Dawson were a middle-class couple, products of the Industrial Revolution in Liverpool.
Wray Castle
Today to Fri 20 Jul

More details - Wray Castle - Landmark in the Landscape
This 45 minute outdoor guided tour takes in the theatrical architecture of Wray Castle together with its picturesque setting.
Wray Castle
Today to Fri 20 Jul

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 26 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Adventure Films
Head to Sticklebarn every Tuesday for high adrenaline movies on the big screen upstairs. Booking Not Needed.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales
Today, Tue 26 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Wray Castle - Wray Runners at Wray Castle
Meet in the car park for running sessions of all abilities. These take place in the grounds of Wray Castle, where the panoramic lake views provide all the motivation you need to keep going.
Wray Castle
Today, Tue 26 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Wray Castle - Reading Wray Castle
This 10 minute talk will equip visitors with the skills to understand the architecture of Wray Castle - inside and out. You’ll be able to learn how the Gothic Revival style came about, how the practicalities of an early Victorian house were fitted in and how the Dawson’s personalised their new house.
Wray Castle
Today to Fri 20 Jul

More details - Whitehaven Coast - Whitehaven beach clean
We’re joining up with the Colourful Coast Partnership to help remove marine litter and beach plastics. We provide all the equipment you’ll need (litterpickers, bin bags, gloves, sometimes even biscuits!). Just come along and join in. Booking Not Needed. Families welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Whitehaven Coast
Wed 20 Jun, Wed 15 Aug

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 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul

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 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

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 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

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
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Borrowdale and Derwent Water - Derwent Island House Open Days 2018
Your adventure begins by canoe, a peaceful paddle across this short stretch of Derwent Water to the intriguing little island. Discover the reality of life on the island past and present, indoors and out. Enjoy the gardens, grounds and amazing views.
Borrowdale and Derwent Water
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Borrowdale and Derwent Water - Derwent Island House Open Days 2017
Your adventure begins by canoe, a peaceful paddle across this short stretch of Derwent Water to the intriguing little island. Discover the reality of life on the island past and present, indoors and out. Enjoy the gardens, grounds and amazing views.
Borrowdale and Derwent Water
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Langdale wildflower walks
Join one of our outdoor team on a guided walk of the Langdale Valley, focusing on wildflower meadows and the wildlife within. Learn about the rich history of the valley and about the landscape you see around you, and find out about the conservation work undertaken by the Ranger teams in the wider area.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales
Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul

More details - Sticklebarn and The Langdales - Live music Fridays
Time to unwind after a busy day on the fells with live acoustics on the terrace in-front of an open fire, or in the hayloft if it’s raining. Kickback, relax and share your experiences. Booking Not Needed.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales
Fri 6 Jul, Fri 13 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Footprint - Connect with nature
Take time out to engage with nature and awaken a deeper and more mindful connection with the landscape and the wildlife within. Perfect for walkers, photographers, painters, gardeners and anyone who enjoys the outdoors. Booking Essential. Phone: 015394 88409.
Footprint
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore - Hay meadow day
This drop in event is to celebrate National Meadows Day, with scything demonstrations and talks to showcase meadows and their importance.
Claife Viewing Station and Windermere West Shore, near Hawkshead, Ambleside,
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Borrowdale and Derwent Water - King Pocky's Derwent Water Regatta 2018
A weekend of family fun on and beside Derwent Water. In the spirit of the eccentric 18th-century owner of Derwent Island, Joseph ’King Pocky’ Pocklington, if you like messing around on the water with the whole family, then this is the event for you.
Borrowdale and Derwent Water
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

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 10 Jul, Fri 13 Jul, Mon 16 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Mon 23 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Mon 30 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Mon 6 Aug, Tue 7 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Mon 13 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Mon 20 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Mon 27 Aug, Tue 28 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Footprint - Make a Shave Horse
Make your own shave horse in an evening from greenwood. This is a wonderfully versatile piece of equipment for working with greenwood. It is used to grip the length of wood you’re working on and hold it steady to enable you to shape the wood using a draw knife or spoke shave. It also gives you somewhere to sit.
Footprint
Wed 11 Jul

More details - Arnside and Silverdale - Bats, Glow-worms and Creatures of the Night
Join the National Trust Rangers on Arnside Knott and enter the mysterious world of our nocturnal wildlife. We will hear owls hooting in the trees, see bats swirling overhead and discover eerie glowing creatures in the grass verges. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Arnside and Silverdale
Fri 13 Jul

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 14 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sun 5 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

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 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Footprint - Spoon Carving at the Footprint
Come to a day at the Footprint and learn to carve a spoon out of greenwood. Use traditional greenwood techniques to carve at least one spoon to take home or to give as a fabulous gift. Learn about the form and function of a good spoon and how to make the most of the wood for strength and beauty.
Footprint
Mon 16 Jul

More details - Footprint - The art of charcoal
Enjoy a day with Ro Thomas of Woodmatters and local artist Karen Lester making your own charcoal and then using it to create drawings. As well as preparing and baking the wood to make charcoal, learn about the history of the ancient craft of charcoal making in the Windermere area.
Footprint
Tue 17 Jul

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 17 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Tue 28 Aug

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