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The 40th Workington/Keswick Charity Walk takes place on Sunday, 19 March 2017, starting at Workington British Legion taking a route via Lorton, Buttermere, Borrowdale Valley and finishes at Keswick Ruby Club; a total of 32 miles! The walk raises...
Workington Royal British Legion Cumbria
Sun 19 Mar

Come and join us on Saturday 25th March 2017 at Seaton Village Hall for cupcakes and Prosecco! Tickets cost £5 and are available at cupcakeprosecco@outlook.com. All proceeds from the event will go to CoppaFeel! who aim to "stamp out late detection...
Seaton Village Hall Cumbria CA14 1PL
Sat 25 Mar ">

Big Kid Circus returns with new show for 2017, presenting a dazzling array of fun, artistry and acrobats to dazzle and amaze! New to the show this year, we introduce our bright and vivacious Clown Olena, who will join Ring Master Laszlo and our...
Opposite Dunmail Park, Workington, Cumbria CA14 1NQ
Wed 15 Mar to Sun 19 Mar

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...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Sat 11 Mar, Wed 15 Mar, Sat 18 Mar, Wed 22 Mar, Sat 25 Mar, Wed 29 Mar, Sat 1 Apr, Wed 5 Apr, Wed 26 Apr, Sat 29 Apr, Wed 3 May, Sat 6 May

Get in free on our opening weekend of 2017. Join us for a free visit if you live locally. Be among the first to see our latest exhibition, The Word-Hoard: Love Letters to Our Land, guest curated by Robert Macfarlane, and find out what else is new...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Sat 11 Mar and Sun 12 Mar

Step back in time with the servants. Meet the maid or manservant and take in a 10-minute talk about William’s childhood or the harsh realities of 18th-century life. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Sat 11 Mar, Wed 15 Mar, Sat 18 Mar, Wed 22 Mar, Sat 25 Mar, Wed 29 Mar, Sat 1 Apr, Wed 5 Apr, Wed 26 Apr, Sat 29 Apr, Wed 3 May, Sat 6 May

An exhibition curated by best-selling author Robert Macfarlane. Our first exhibition of 2017 celebrates the natural world and the words we once used to describe it. The Word-Hoard is curated by Robert Macfarlane, author of Landmarks, and features...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Sat 11 Mar to Thu 16 Mar, Sat 18 Mar to Thu 23 Mar, Sat 25 Mar to Thu 30 Mar, Sat 1 Apr to Thu 6 Apr, Sat 8 Apr to Thu 20 Apr, Sat 22 Apr to Thu 27 Apr, Sat 29 Apr to Thu 4 May, Sat 6 May to Mon 8 May

Go wild like William and Dorothy on our trail. Hunt for wild words and wonderful creatures in the house and 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...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Sun 12 Mar, Sun 19 Mar, Sun 26 Mar, Sun 2 Apr, Sun 9 Apr, Sun 16 Apr, Sun 23 Apr, Sun 30 Apr, Sun 7 May

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...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Mon 13 Mar, Thu 16 Mar, Mon 20 Mar, Thu 23 Mar, Mon 27 Mar, Thu 30 Mar, Mon 3 Apr, Thu 6 Apr, Mon 24 Apr

Hear our harpsichord being played. Listen to some of the music William might have enjoyed, played on our replica harpsichord - and perhaps even play a tune yourself. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9RX
Tue 14 Mar, Tue 21 Mar, Tue 28 Mar, Tue 4 Apr, Tue 25 Apr, Tue 2 May, Tue 9 May

Fantastic selection of arts, crafts and gifts made and sold by local people. Artwork, photography, knitwear, crochet work, cards, woodwork, jewellery, jams and preserves, silk flowers, candles, soap, needlework. Orders for item can be taken!
United Reformed Church Hall, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9LU
Sat 25 Mar

Join us for our weekly social run around Langdale. We usually run between 7k and 10k. All abilities welcome, this is a casual and friendly group run with great views. Runs are free and start at Sticklebarn. Booking Not Needed.
Sticklebarn and The Langdales Cumbria
Thu 2 Mar, Thu 9 Mar, Thu 16 Mar, Thu 23 Mar, Thu 30 Mar, Thu 6 Apr

Nicola Davies is a zoologist and knows everything about animals! Petr Horacek is an artist who brings each creature to life in this wild book. Petr does live painting whilst Nicola talks, and each piece of art is a wonder to behold. Full of animal...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Have you ever wanted to explore the magical world of Harry Potter books' Which Professor of Hogwarts would you like to meet' Join Fleurble Laffalott (super-assistant to the Professor of Potter) for a fun and interactive hour as she...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Get ready for a pirate adventure. Meet young Mabel Jones and her dastardly crew and take a voyage aboard the Feroshus Maggot. Expect animated storytelling and interactive, swashbuckling fun and games. Will also shares his top-tips on how to create...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Join Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning authorPhilip Ardaghand Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler for some frankly improbable but hilarious adventures with the Grunt family! They wash with cheese, eat roadkill and argue with one another all the time...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Get your day ticket before buying your author event tickets. Your day ticket provides access to the castle and a wide range of free activities. A day of Book Festival Fun for all the family. Explore the castle and discover all kind of exciting...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Come and join us at Bushcraft Club in the beautiful woods at Footprint. Learn about plants, foraging, tracking, play, get muddy, learn green wood crafts and how to make a fire and try out some campfire cooking. Discover some wonderful woodland...
Footprint Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar, Sat 1 Apr

Join Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler as he introduces the latest adventures of his delightful characters, Pip and Posy. Good friends (most of the time!) this charming pair, Pip and Posy always have fun and will delight toddlers and parents...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Join amusing author Andy Seed and his comedy squirrel sidekick Ned the Nature Nut. jokes, quips, puns and funny facts about nature based on Andy’s new book for the National Trust. Silliness guaranteed! Booking Essential. Phone: Online booking...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Arrive at the Children’s Book Festival in style onboard the specially chartered Book Boat, sailing from Bowness bay to the castle’s own boathouse. Please note, people sailing must have already purchased a day ticket for the Book...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar and Sun 5 Mar

Join bestselling author Gill Lewis for a puppy-packed event. Meet the characters from the Puppy Academy series and learn about the roles that the dogs play in society, then hear about the amazing real life dogs which inspired the stories. Booking...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

Max thinks he’d like to be friends with Bird. He would also like to chase Bird and maybe eat him as a tasty snack. But that’s not what friendship is all about . . .Is it' Join international bestselling author and illustrator Ed Vere...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sat 4 Mar

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 Cumbria
Sun 5 Mar, Sun 12 Mar, Sun 19 Mar, Sun 26 Mar, Sun 2 Apr, Sun 9 Apr, Sun 16 Apr

Czech illustrator Petr Horacek is the author of a variety of charming picture books for children, including Blue Penguin, The Greedy Goat, Silly Suzy Goose, Elephant, Puffin Peter and The Mouse Who Reached the Sky. Join Petr for storytelling and...
Wray Castle Cumbria
Sun 5 Mar



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