Hutton Roof Country Fair and Fell Race.

When’s it on: 25/05/2013 till 25/05/2013 from 1.00pm – 4.30pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Hutton Roof Village Hall, Hutton Roof Kirkby Lonsdale What’s happening: Traditional village fete and popular senior and junior fell race, famous for the fantastic home made cakes. Bouncy castle, face painting, kids races, local more »

Kendal United Junior FC Family Funday/car boot sale

When’s it on: 09/06/2013 till 09/06/2013 from 9.00am. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Castle Drive Kendal LA9 7BN Kendal What’s happening: Featuring Kendal’s DANCE ATTIK plus the inflatable football fastest shot. Jungle activity,tombola,climbing wall,all day refreshments,face painting,adult body zorbs,barbecue,archery,ice creams,bunjee trampolines,zorbwalker balls for kids,quad bikes,raffle,plus much more.

The Women of Arts & Crafts: Dr Elizabeth Cummings on Phoebe Traquair

When’s it on: 23/06/2013 till 23/06/2013 from 3.00pm – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: This summer series of afternoon talks focuses on the women behind the Arts & Crafts movement and the design work of this period. Free more »

Windermere Boat Parade

When’s it on: 03/08/2013 till 03/08/2013 from 6.00 pm each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: 6mph marker in the North Lake, Bowness on Windermere. Viewing areas are along the shore on Glebe Ro Windermere What’s happening: The annual Boat Parade organised by the Lake District Boat Club. Dressed boats will more »

Charter Exhibition

When’s it on: 10/09/2013 till 14/09/2013 from N/A each day. Type of event: Exhibition Where’s it being held: Supper Room, Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston Ulverston What’s happening: Art and Crafts by local Artists. Enjoy a quiet half hour browsing or maybe browse and buy. Open Tuesday – Friday 9.30 – 5.00 and Saturday 9.30 more »

Widening Horizons

When’s it on: 06/03/2013 till 06/03/2013 from 10.00am – 11.30am each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: The Heron Theatre Stanley Street Beetham Beetham What’s happening: The Widening Horizons Lecture Society meets every Wednesday morning from October 3rd 2012 to March 6th 2013 An interesting talk each week, preceeded by coffee and more »

Giant Pandas and Sleeping Dragons by Pollyanna Pickering

When’s it on: 05/03/2013 till 05/03/2013 from 7.15pm – 8.30pm each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: Pollyanna is one of Europe’s foremost wildlife artists. With her daughter she journeyed into one of the remotest areas of China, the Tibetan Borderlands, aiming to paint more »

Bring Down the Moon

When’s it on: 16/03/2013 till 16/03/2013 from 2.00pm. each day. Type of event: Theatre Where’s it being held: Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: The book won the Kiekeboekprijs prize in 2003, a Dutch award in children’s literature for the best pre-school book in the Netherlands

The Victorian in the Wall.

When’s it on: 28/03/2013 till 28/03/2013 from 8.00pm. each day. Type of event: Theatre Where’s it being held: Brewery Arts Centre,122A Highgate, Kendal Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: The Victorian in the Wall is a surreal and fantastical story about a work-shy writer, who discovers a Victorian man living in the wall of his flat.

Iolanthe

When’s it on: 10/04/2013 till 13/04/2013 from 7.30pm-10.00pm each day. Type of event: Theatre Where’s it being held: Town Hall, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: Tension mounts when Strephon, who’s half a mortal, wishes to marry the beautiful Phyllis. Her guardian, the Lord Chancellor, refuses permission for the marriage. Then Phyllis calls it off anyway, when more »

Much Ado About Nothing

When’s it on: 17/04/2013 till 17/04/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Theatre Where’s it being held: Brewery Arts Centre,122A Highgate, Kendal Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: Driven along by a romance all the more charming for being unacknowledged, Much Ado About Nothing is a miracle of comic and dramatic suspense and gives us, in

Lakeland Trails Hawkshead

When’s it on: 27/04/2013 till 27/04/2013 from 10.30am – 2.00pm. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Hawkshead Hawkshead What’s happening: One of our most scenic and inspiring trail races. Choose from trail runs of 10km or 17km through some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in the Lake District.

Charity Football Match

When’s it on: 11/05/2013 till 11/05/2013 from 12 noon each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Kendal United football pitch Castle Drive Kendal What’s happening: Kendal United JFC managers, commitee and parents v cumbria police followed by afternoon in kendals ivy leaf club watching FA cup final

Prom Art

When’s it on: 29/09/2013 till 29/09/2013 from 9.30am to 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Promenade, Grange over Sands Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: 100 art and craft stalls selling the widest variety seen in one place. Paintings in oils, watercolours, mixed media, pictures in aluminium and textiles and also more »

Kendal United Junior FC funday/car boot

When’s it on: 09/06/2013 till 09/06/2013 from 11.00am-5.30pm. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Castle Drive Kendal LA9 7BN Kendal What’s happening: Kendal United Junior Football team’s annual fundraising funday and car boot sale, featuring Kendal’s DANCE ATTIK group plus bungee trampolines, zorb balls, jungle activity, climbing wall, quad bikes more »

Westmorland County Show

When’s it on: 12/09/2013 till 12/09/2013 from 8.00am – 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Westmorland County Showfield, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria Milnthorpe What’s happening: Voted one of the UK’s favourite Shows – a major livestock show with its heart firmly in agriculture. Marquees for the W. I., Learning for more »

Conservation work party at Latterbarrow Nature Reserve

When’s it on: 20/02/2013 till 20/02/2013 from 9.30am-4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Latterbarrow Nature Reserve, near Witherslack. Meet at the reserve entrance. Witherslack What’s happening: This work, when combined with summer grazing, will help to increase the area of limestone grassland and benefit important butterfly and wildflower species. more »

Fairport Convention

When’s it on: 28/02/2013 till 28/02/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: The Brewery Arts Centre, 122a Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: Fairport Convention features Simon Nicol on guitar and lead vocals, Dave Pegg on bass and backing vocals, Chris Leslie on fiddle, mandolin, bouzouki and lead vocals, more »

Livewire

When’s it on: 16/03/2013 till 16/03/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: Live/Wire is The AC/DC Tribute show. The unique six-man tribute to one of rock music’s greatest band AC/DC, complete with cannons, a wall of Marshalls and more more »

Lynn Chadwick

When’s it on: 28/03/2013 till 15/06/2013 from 10.30am – 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Exhibition Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: Lynn Chadwick (1914-2003) was one of the most important British sculptors of the twentieth century. The exhibition will be spread across two sites: Abbot Hall Art Gallery more »

Have a go at Archery

When’s it on: 03/04/2013 till 03/04/2013 from 11.00am- 4.00pm each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Brockhole, Lake District Visitor Centre. Windermere What’s happening: Get to grips with the techniques involved in using a bow and arrow and hit your target! Sessions at 11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm and 4.00pm. Age more »

Ulverston WalkFest

When’s it on: 27/04/2013 till 06/05/2013 from N/A each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Various locations around Ulverston. Ulverston What’s happening: 36 walks, many new featuring two Wainwright Baggers, Mindful Walking-a new way of walking using meditation techniques, Wheels Walk for those in wheelchairs or pushchairs and linking with Gleaston more »

Brigsteer Open Gardens

When’s it on: 26/05/2013 till 27/05/2013 from 11.00am-5.30pm. each day. Type of event: Flower Show /Open Garden Where’s it being held: Brigsteer Kendal What’s happening: 12 secret gardens all within walking distance of each other in the small village of Brigsteer. Several gardens have extensive views over the lovely Lyth Valley. Brigsteer is just 10 more »

Scarecrow Day

When’s it on: 15/06/2013 till 15/06/2013 from 1.00pm – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, near Kendal, LA8 8DZ. Kendal What’s happening: Make and dress a scarecrow. Learn about the vegetables we grow and eat. Take home your own small vegetable patch. Booking essential.

Graham Sutherland

When’s it on: 29/06/2013 till 15/09/2013 from 10.30am – 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Exhibition Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: This exhibition at Abbot Hall, the first significant show of the artist in the north west, will explore Sutherland’s surreal transformation of the natural forms he chanced more »

Cartmel Show

When’s it on: 07/08/2013 till 07/08/2013 from 8.30am – 5.30 pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Cartmel Park, Cartmel, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria Cartmel What’s happening: Cartmel Show is always a firm favourite with both visitors and locals. The Show, held on the first Wednesday in August, offers a more »

Conservation work party at Brown Robin Nature Reserve

When’s it on: 20/02/2013 till 20/02/2013 from 9.30am-4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Brown Robin Nature Reserve, Grange-over-Sands. Meet at Cumbria Grand Hotel car park. Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: Come and learn some traditional forest management crafts that will help to maintain the important diversity in the woodland. Please wear more »

Young @ Art

When’s it on: 22/06/2013 till 22/06/2013 from 12.00 – 2.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: There’s a changeover in exhibition, so we’re taking a traditional feel this month and getting to grips with landscape painting, but with Graham Sutherland awaiting more »

The Uplands for Juniper Project

When’s it on: 13/03/2013 till 13/03/2013 from 7.30pm-9.15pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Settlebeck High School, Long Lane, Sedbergh LA10 5AL. Sedbergh What’s happening: Children of school age are welcome. Organised by Sedbergh Local Support Group. Entry is £2.00 for adults and free for children and includes refreshments.

Mary Wakefield Westmorland Festival

When’s it on: 16/03/2013 till 16/03/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Kendal Parish Church. Kendal What’s happening: Choral and orchestral concert featuring Britten’s Cantata Misericordium, Holst’s St Paul’s Suite and Mozart’s Mass in C minor. David Lawrence conducts the Festival Chorus and Northern Chamber Orchestra with soloists Rachael more »

QK’s Art vening

When’s it on: 23/03/2013 till 23/03/2013 from 7.00pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: This year’s annual Arts Evening by The Queen Katherine School, Kendal promises, yet again, to be a fantastic evening of entertainment. As a celebration of the work more »

Quaker Tapestry half-day Taster Embroidery Workshop

When’s it on: 03/04/2013 till 03/04/2013 from 10.00am-1.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Quaker Tapestry Exhibition Centre, Friends Meeting House, Stramongate, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: Discover your Creativity at the Quaker Tapestry in the relaxed and friendly Crewel Embroidery Workshops as you become absorbed and fascinated by more »

Talking Chadwick

When’s it on: 11/04/2013 till 11/04/2013 from 6.30pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: Peter Osborne, co-founder of the Osborne Samuel Gallery, London, has supported the work of many modern British painters and sculptors, so he is well positioned to introduce this engaging more »

Home Truths

When’s it on: 19/04/2013 till 19/04/2013 from 7.30pm – 21.50pm. each day. Type of event: Theatre Where’s it being held: The Heron Theatre, Stanley Street, Beetham,Cumbria Beetham What’s happening: In “Double Booked” and “Something” Fishy”, Ruth Rich played by Ginny Davis has hit the menopause and her eldest child, Laura is away at Uni. Time more »

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