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

More details - RD Glass half day beginners glass fusing course
If you have ever wanted to try your hand at fusing glass then why not come along? Suitable for those with no prior experience, in the course you will learn about different types of glass, compatibility, glass cutting and will come away with 2 to 4 pieces produced entirely by yourself.
4 Listers Cottages, Little Broughton
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 4 Aug

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 it takes to care for a heritage garden. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Today, Tue 26 Jun

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Where Poppies Blow
An evocative special exhibition commemorating the end of the First World War. Where Poppies Blow tells the story of a doomed generation, including poet Edward Thomas, author of Adelstrop, who fought to protect the fields, flowers and birds of Britain.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Today to Thu 21 Jun, Sat 23 Jun to Thu 28 Jun, Sat 30 Jun to Thu 5 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

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 behind one of the world’s greatest poets, and how she helped inspire the modern conservation movement. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 20 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - A poet in the making
Get a servant’s eye view of William’s childhood. Meet the maid or manservant and take in a 10-minute talk about how the happiness and tragedy of William’s childhood turned him into one of the world’s favourite poets. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul

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 that forged one of our greatest poets - plus the story of how this special house was saved from demolition. Booking Not Needed.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Thu 21 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Thu 5 Jul, Mon 9 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

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 the harsh realities of 18th-century life. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Go wild like William and Dorothy
Borrow an explorer bag and see what you discover. Hunt for amazing animals in the house, track down bugs and bees in the 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 accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

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 behind one of the world’s greatest poets, and how she helped inspire the modern conservation movement. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 11 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Wed 18 Jul

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 the harsh realities of 18th-century life. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Go wild like William and Dorothy
Borrow an explorer bag and see what you discover. Hunt for amazing animals in the house, track down bugs and bees in the 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 accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
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 - 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 that forged one of our greatest poets - plus the story of how this special house was saved from demolition. Booking Not Needed.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Mon 16 Jul, Thu 19 Jul

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Where Poppies Blow
An evocative special exhibition commemorating the end of the First World War. Where Poppies Blow tells the story of a doomed generation, including poet Edward Thomas, author of Adelstrop, who fought to protect the fields, flowers and birds of Britain.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Mon 16 Jul to Thu 19 Jul, Sat 21 Jul to Thu 26 Jul, Sat 28 Jul to Thu 2 Aug, Sat 4 Aug to Thu 9 Aug, Sat 11 Aug to Thu 16 Aug, Sat 18 Aug to Thu 23 Aug, Sat 25 Aug to Thu 30 Aug

More details - Arts, Crafts and Gifts Fair.
Craft fair/sale with jams, chutneys, knitwear, needlecraft, woodcraft, artwork, glasswear, silk flowers,crochetwork, candles, soaps,jewellery,cards, photography and much more.
United Reformed Church Hall, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Sing A New Song Summer Concert
Cockermouth Harmonic Society will be singing new songs on 7 July 2018, in All Saints Church, Cockermouth. The concert will start at 7.30pm. Ronald Corp, a British conductor and choirmaster, composed A New Song in 1999. It is a suite of settings of words from psalms and poets celebrating music in worship.
All Saints Church, Cockermouth
Sat 7 Jul

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 29 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - ‘Swans, Gannets and Starlings’ Exhibition by Roger Lever
The exhibition will feature Fine Art images of Swans, Gannets and Starlings by local photographer, Roger Lever.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Today to Sat 28 Jul

More details - Interesting Insect Trail
Find out about insects living in dead wood, trees, meadows, and ponds. See if you can spot some of the insects described in the trail!
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Today to Sat 30 Jun

More details - 'Faileas' by Angela Alexander Lloyd
Angela Alexander Lloyd is our Artist in Residence. ’Artful Migration’ is a pilot residency programme developed with Upland, Moving Souls Dance and WWT. Angela’s exhibition, ’Faileas’ is the culmination of her research on climate change and whooper swans wintering at WWT Caerlaverock.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Today to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Evening Wildlife Safari
Discover the wildlife that emerges after dark, on our walking safari around the reserve. We may encounter wildlife such as badgers, moths, hares, owls or otters!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Fri 22 Jun, Fri 27 Jul, Fri 10 Aug

More details - 'Faileas' by Angela Alexander Lloyd
Angela Alexander Lloyd is our Artist in Residence. ’Artful Migration’ is a pilot residency programme developed with Upland, Moving Souls Dance and WWT. Angela’s exhibition, ’Faileas’ is the culmination of her research on climate change and whooper swans wintering at WWT Caerlaverock.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Mon 25 Jun to Tue 31 Jul

More details - Dusty's Wildlife Rangers
Here’s your chance to become a fearless Wildlife Ranger like Dusty Duck! There are loads of exciting challenges waiting for you this summer, including pond exploring, tracks and signs and mini raft building. Or why not try your hand at map reading and foraging?
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 30 Jun to Tue 31 Jul

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More details - Summer Leaves Trail
Learn 6 different leaves on trees we have on the reserve at Caerlaverock, including rowan, alder, sycamore and hawthorn.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 1 Jul to Tue 31 Jul

More details - In Focus
Try before you buy the latest binoculars & telescopes from the huge range available today. In Focus experts are on hand all day to give advice. WWT Caerlaverock benefits from every sale.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Bug Hunt
Join us on a bug hunt around our wetland reserve, to find bugs living in dead wood, in the undergrowth, in trees, on flowers or flying around! You could find butterflies, dragonflies, bees, spiders, worms, beetles, ladybirds and much more!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Tue 28 Aug

More details - Pond Dipping
Discover the amazing creatures living underwater in the pond. Use pond dipping nets, trays, bug pots, identification guides and aquascopes to find and identify the different animals.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Wed 29 Aug

More details - Never Too Old!
Have you ever fancied a go at pond dipping to see what creatures are living beneath the surface? Or dissecting an owl pellet to see what small mammals a barn owl has eaten? Would you like to go bug hunting and learn more about insects and bugs? Spend a morning learning more about nature. Adults only!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Storytelling in the Yurt
Sit in our cosy yurt and listen to a nature related story told by one of our engaging storytellers. Then take a short walk around the reserve to look for some wildlife!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Fri 13 Jul

More details - The Princess & The Giant
Princess Sophie is fed up. She’s EXHAUSTED and it’s all because the grumpy old giant can’t sleep - his stomps and stamps keep everyone awake ALL night. But Princess Sophie is a resourceful sort of girl and, as she reads her favourite book of fairy tales, she wonders if she might just have the answer.
Threave Garden Castle Douglas Dumfries & Galloway
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Allan Bank and Grasmere - Felted flower brooches
Turn wool tops into felt, and shape a beautiful flower brooch that you can take home. Booking Essential. Phone: 015394 35143.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Allan Bank and Grasmere - South Lakeland Lace Makers
Join South Lakeland Lace Makers and have a go at the traditional craft of bobbin lace making. Booking Not Needed.
Allan Bank and Grasmere, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside
Sat 7 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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