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What's On Whitehaven

Today to 20 Sep 17 within 40 miles.

More details - Exhibition celebrating the life and work of Percy Kelly a local artist.
Heritage Open Day: To mark Heritage Open Day and one of its suggested themes this year of LGBTQ issues, we will be celebrating the life and work of...
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Scotch Street, Whitehaven
Thu 7 Sep and Fri 8 Sep

More details - Walk The Past
Heritage Open Day: Discover the amazing and diverse history of Georgian Whitehaven. On foot, you will have the opportunity to go back in time and...
The Beacon Museum, West Strand, Whitehaven
Thu 7 Sep to Sun 10 Sep

More details - Comedy: Patrick Monahan
Audience favourite Patrick Monahan blends a high energy comedy style with hilarious and engaging topical and observational material. Known for...
Florence Arts Centre, Egremont
Sat 2 Sep

More details - Tannahill Weavers
The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland’s premier traditional bands. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven...
Florence Arts Centre, Egremont
Sat 9 Sep

More details - Jazz Jam and Open Mic at Florence Arts Centre
There’s a great live music scene here in West Cumbria and our monthly Open Mic and Jazz Nights are a great way to check out local acts - for...
Florence Arts Centre, Egremont
Fri 15 Sep

More details - The Big Journey Company Photography Competition
Our lovely friends here in the The Lake District, Cumbria have helped us put together a fabulous LAKELAND HAMPER worth over £200! To WIN the hamper...
Lake District
Today to Thu 31 Aug

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - The Word-Hoard: Love Letters to Our Land
An exhibition curated by best-selling author Robert Macfarlane. Our first exhibition of 2017 celebrates the natural world and the words we once used...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Today, Thu 24 Aug, Sat 26 Aug to Thu 31 Aug, Sat 2 Sep, Sun 3 Sep

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Playthings and pastimes
Explore the weird world of Georgian leisure. Join a 10-minute talk by a costumed servant to discover the strange ways the Georgians amused...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Today, Wed 30 Aug

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Walk on the wild side
Have fun in the garden. Join a costumed servant on a family garden tour to taste flowers, touch bugs and discover how to turn your own outside space...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Thu 24 Aug, Thu 31 Aug

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Dumbledore and Horniegoggle
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...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 26 Aug, Sat 2 Sep

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Dumbledore and Horniegoggle
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...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sun 27 Aug, Sun 3 Sep, Sun 10 Sep, Sun 17 Sep, Sun 24 Sep, Sun 1 Oct, Sun 8 Oct, Sun 15 Oct

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Get cooking in the kitchen
Make a mess making clapbread. Head for the kitchen, roll up your sleeves and try your hand at making a traditional Cumbrian clapbread. Booking Not...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Mon 28 Aug

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Become a natural artist
Make some wild art. Let nature awaken your creativity and make a piece of wild art from found objects or create a poem out of stones. We supply the...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Tue 29 Aug

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...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Mon 4 Sep, Thu 7 Sep, Mon 11 Sep, Thu 14 Sep, Mon 18 Sep, Thu 21 Sep, Mon 25 Sep, Thu 28 Sep, Mon 2 Oct, Thu 5 Oct, Mon 9 Oct, Thu 12 Oct, Mon 16 Oct, Thu 19 Oct

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Conserving William's garden
Join our head gardener for a guided tour. Meet our head gardener for a seasonal guided tour of William’s childhood playground and discover what...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Tue 5 Sep, Tue 12 Sep, Tue 19 Sep, Tue 26 Sep

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Sounds of the 18th century
Hear our harpsichord being played. Listen to some of the music William might have enjoyed, played on our replica harpsichord - and perhaps even play...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Tue 5 Sep, Tue 12 Sep, Tue 19 Sep, Tue 26 Sep, Tue 3 Oct, Tue 10 Oct, Tue 17 Oct

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...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 6 Sep, Sat 9 Sep, Wed 13 Sep, Sat 16 Sep, Wed 20 Sep, Sat 23 Sep, Wed 27 Sep, Sat 30 Sep, Wed 4 Oct, Sat 7 Oct, Wed 11 Oct, Sat 14 Oct, Wed 18 Oct

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 William’s childhood or the harsh realities...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 6 Sep, Sat 9 Sep, Wed 13 Sep, Sat 16 Sep, Wed 20 Sep, Sat 23 Sep, Wed 27 Sep, Sat 30 Sep, Wed 4 Oct, Sat 7 Oct, Wed 11 Oct, Sat 14 Oct, Wed 18 Oct

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Heritage Open Day
Enjoy free entry to William’s childhood home. Visit Wordsworth House and Garden free of charge to celebrate Heritage Open Day. Booking Not...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 9 Sep

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Objects of Celebrity #1 The Bowder Stone
A exhibition about a rock the size of a house and the thrill-seeking early tourists who flocked to the Lakes to see it. Glimpse into the strange...
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Mon 11 Sep to Thu 14 Sep, Sat 16 Sep to Thu 21 Sep, Sat 23 Sep to Thu 28 Sep, Sat 30 Sep to Thu 5 Oct, Sat 7 Oct to Thu 12 Oct, Sat 14 Oct to Thu 19 Oct, Sat 21 Oct to Thu 26 Oct, Sat 28 Oct, Sun 29 Oct

More details - Cockermouth & Papcastle Conservation Areas Exhibition and Book Launch
Heritage Open Day: During 2017, Cockermouth Civic Trust have been participating in the national celebration of the 50th anniversary of Conservation...
United Reformed Church, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 9 Sep

More details - Masonic Hall
Heritage Open Day: Visitors will be able to tour the Free Masons Hall and find out more about Free Masonry. The Cockermouth Free Masons Hall was...
Challoner Street, Cockermouth
Sat 9 Sep

More details - Percy House
Heritage Open Day: A contemporary arts and crafts gallery situated in a historic 14th century building that includes the original bread oven, fire...
38-42 Market Place, Cockermouth
Thu 7 Sep to Sat 9 Sep

More details - JB Banks Ironmongers
Heritage Open Day: An extraordinary shop firmly rooted as a traditional Ironmonger, established and little changed from 1836. JB Banks was started by...
13 Market Place, Cockermouth
Sat 9 Sep

More details - All Saints' Church Bell Tower
Heritage Open Day: We will have information displays, models, books and talks about the history and art of bell ringing. We will have videos of...
All Saints Church, Kirkgate, Cockermouth
Fri 8 Sep and Sat 9 Sep