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Today to Thu 17 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Gandeys Thrill Circus
The UK’s biggest and most spectacular Big Top show, GANDEYS THRILL CIRCUS is coming to Penrith with an all new action-packed star-studded production for all the family.
French Field (Amenity Area), Penrith
Today to Sun 22 Apr

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 - 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 - 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 20 Apr, Mon 23 Apr, Tue 24 Apr, 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 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr, 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 22 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

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 24 Apr, 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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 20 Apr, Fri 27 Apr

More details - Rydal Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Forty acres of Park, Woodland and Gardens to explore. The Formal Thomas Mawson Garden has fine examples of herbaceous planting, seasonal displays and magnificent views of the Lakeland Fells.
Rydal Hall, Ambleside
Thu 26 Apr, Sun 20 May

More details - Townend - Guided Tours
Want to find out how you can ’burn a candle at both ends’ and how the crafty chambermaid outwitted the rich merchant' Then join one of our tours, every open day at 11am and 12 noon. Places limited. Booking Not Needed.
Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere,
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Wed 25 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May

More details - Townend - A Taste of Townend
The Brownes’ family recipe book is full of great recipes, from meaty mince pies and macaroons to medicines dating back to the 17th century. We’ll be cooking all afternoon where we’ll recreate some of the recipes. Booking Not Needed.
Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere,
Today, Thu 26 Apr, Thu 3 May, Thu 10 May

More details - Townend - Talk - Life at Townend
Townend in 1700 was a lively and prosperous house for Ben Browne, his family and servants. come find out more about everyday life in the early 1700s, based on original source documents from the family archive. Townend in 1700 was a lively and prosperous house for Ben Browne, his family and servants.
Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere,
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May

More details - Townend - Guided Tours
Want to find out how you can ’burn a candle at both ends’ and how the crafty chambermaid outwitted the rich merchant' Then join one of our tours, every open day at 11am and 12 noon. Places limited. Booking Not Needed.
Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere,
Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Townend - Talk - Life at Townend
Townend in 1700 was a lively and prosperous house for Ben Browne, his family and servants. come find out more about everyday life in the early 1700s, based on original source documents from the family archive. Townend in 1700 was a lively and prosperous house for Ben Browne, his family and servants.
Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere,
Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May

More details - Townend - A Taste of Townend
The Brownes’ family recipe book is full of great recipes, from meaty mince pies and macaroons to medicines dating back to the 17th century. We’ll be cooking all afternoon where we’ll recreate some of the recipes. Booking Not Needed.
Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere,
Thu 17 May, Thu 24 May, Thu 31 May

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 the wild creatures who call Allan Bank home, can you find all the creatures that Billie Buzzard can see' Booking Not Needed.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside
Today to Tue 29 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 - Meditation Class - Introduction to Buddhism
Learning to be Happy - Introduction to Buddhism Many people these days are interested in learning more about Buddha’s teachings. Buddhism has answers to questions and solutions to problems that cannot be found elsewhere.
Windermere Library, Ellerthwaite, Windermere
Today, Thu 26 Apr, Thu 3 May, Thu 10 May, Thu 17 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 - Rock n Roll Party
Join Reeders Dance for a great night of Rock n Roll dancing Dance class at 7.30pm to get you started followed by non - stop dancing until 11pm Dance to your favourite sounds of the 1950/1960 `s Contact us if you require more information: Email:bill@reedersdance.co.uk Tel:0780 3690549
Burneside Cricket Club, Hollins Lane, Burneside. Nr Kendal
Fri 11 May

More details - Silent Film Presentation - SPEEDY (1928)
A rare opportunity to see the 1928 Harold Lloyd comedy smash "Speedy" on the big screen. The film features Harold as the driver of a horse drawn tram, fiercely trying to drive off the competition that would see him out of a job. Lots of fast chases and wild stunts to enjoy.
Royalty Cinema, Lake Road, Bowness on Windermere.
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Brackenrigg Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
3 acres of wildlife garden run on organic lines with a combination of native and cultivated plants, shrubs and trees. Water features created from a diverted culvert giving streams, waterfall and pond. Woodland area, bog garden, wild flower meadows. The new deer fence works a treat. Stout footwear needed.
Brackenrigg Cottage, Bowness-on-Windermere
Sun 6 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Windy Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Paradise. I was bowled over by the ecologically intelligent approach you and Diane take and the exquisitely planted back garden or hill with rare species and subspecies so elegantly placed where they will flourish. It was truly superb. The garden left a lasting impression on all.
Windy Hall, Windermere
Sun 6 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead - 'The Right Sort of Woman' exhibition
Featuring Beatrix Potter’s original artwork, handwritten letters and personal items, this new exhibition uncovers a lesser-known side to the well-loved children’s author. Enjoy a rare chance to see Beatrix’s sketches and illustrations up close in this new exhibition for 2018.
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Main Street, Hawkshead,
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead - Conservation in action
Every Friday there’s the chance to chat to our Conservation team, learn about how we manage our collection and see some objects that belonged to Beatrix Potter which are not usually on display to the public. Booking Not Needed.
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Main Street, Hawkshead,
Fri 20 Apr, Fri 27 Apr

More details - Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead - 'The Right Sort of Woman' exhibition
Featuring Beatrix Potter’s original artwork, handwritten letters and personal items, this new exhibition uncovers a lesser-known side to the well-loved children’s author. Enjoy a rare chance to see Beatrix’s sketches and illustrations up close in this new exhibition for 2018.
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Main Street, Hawkshead,
Mon 30 Apr to Thu 31 May

More details - Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead - Conservation in action
Every Friday there’s the chance to chat to our Conservation team, learn about how we manage our collection and see some objects that belonged to Beatrix Potter which are not usually on display to the public. Booking Not Needed.
Beatrix Potter Gallery and Hawkshead, Main Street, Hawkshead,
Fri 4 May, Fri 11 May, Fri 18 May, Fri 25 May

More details - An Evening with Mozrt
St Thomas’s Church, Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4QG An Evening with Mozart Kendal South Choir and Orchestra present music by Mozart, including his Coronation Mass and Solemn Vespers, both for choir, together with Organ Fantasie in F minor and Epistle Sonata for Organ and Orchestra.
St Thomas’s Church, Striclandgate, Kendal
Sat 5 May

More details - Alternative Perspectives Lecture: Near Death Experiences (NDEs) and Other Spiritually Transformative
A talk by Rhoda Martin of the Churches Fellowship for Psychical Studies (CFPSS)
Unitarian Chapel Schoolroom Branthwaite Brow Off Market Place Kenda
Fri 4 May

More details - Hill Top - Hill Top Friday tours
Experience Hill Top out of hours and get up close to items from Beatrix Potter’s collection. Step into Beatrix’s beloved farmhouse and view its contents away from the crowds every closed Friday from 10 February. Booking Advisable. Phone: 015394 36269. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside,
Fri 20 Apr, Fri 27 Apr

More details - Hill Top - Hill Top Friday tours
Experience Hill Top out of hours and get up close to items from Beatrix Potter’s collection. Step into Beatrix’s beloved farmhouse and view its contents away from the crowds every closed Friday from 10 February. Booking Advisable. Phone: 015394 36269. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside,
Fri 4 May, Fri 11 May, Fri 18 May, Fri 25 May

More details - Record and cd fair
Collectable vinyl,dvds cds etc buy sell
Parish hall kirkland kendal
Sat 5 May

More details - Low Fell West - Open Garden for NGS
This 2 acre woodland garden in the tranquil Winster Valley has extensive views to the Pennines. The four season garden, restored since 2003, incl expanses of rock planted sympathetically with grasses, unusual trees and shrubs, climaxing for autumn colour. There are native hedges and areas of plant rich meadows.
Low Fell West, Kendal
Sun 6 May

More details - Low Fell West - Open Garden for NGS
This 2 acre woodland garden in the tranquil Winster Valley has extensive views to the Pennines. The four season garden, restored since 2003, incl expanses of rock planted sympathetically with grasses, unusual trees and shrubs, climaxing for autumn colour. There are native hedges and areas of plant rich meadows.
Low Fell West, Kendal
Mon 7 May

More details - Sizergh - Estate Walks (1.5 miles)
Join us on a guided tour of the beautiful and diverse Sizergh estate. Enjoy a two hour, 1.5 mile, guided walk through the delightful grounds of Sizergh and the surrounding countryside. There are two walks to choose from. The Sizergh Fell walk, at 11am, reveals stunning views and hidden archeology.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Mon 23 Apr, Mon 30 Apr

More details - Sizergh - Estate Walks (1.5 miles)
Join us on a guided tour of the beautiful and diverse Sizergh estate. Enjoy a two hour, 1.5 mile, guided walk through the delightful grounds of Sizergh and the surrounding countryside. There are two walks to choose from. The Sizergh Fell walk, at 11am, reveals stunning views and hidden archeology.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Mon 7 May, Mon 14 May, Mon 21 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Sizergh - Countryside Walks (5 miles)
Explore Helsington Barrows on this delightful walk and picnic. Explore the limestone grasslands of Helsington Barrows with botanical surprises and breath-taking views towards the Lakeland fells. The return to Sizergh will be via the park and wetland. Booking Advisable. Suitable for... Dogs on leads welcome.
Sizergh, Sizergh, near Kendal
Sat 12 May

More details - Metal Clay Weekend
Make fine silver jewellery with the ease of working with clay. Precious metal clay is an amazing material. Find out secrets to make stunning professionally styled hallmarkable jewellery, creating three pieces to take away.
Higham Hall, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth
Fri 20 Apr to Sun 22 Apr