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 »

History of Art Talk: Eighteenth-century British Old Masters

When’s it on: 23/02/2013 till 23/02/2013 from 3.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: Free with gallery admission, tickets are limited, available on the day on a ‘first-come first-served’ basis. We are offering visitors the chance to improve their knowledge of the history more »

Life on the Lake

When’s it on: 11/04/2013 till 11/04/2013 from 2.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Marchesi Centre, Holly Road, Windermere Windermere What’s happening: Margaret Reid, Windermere Steamboat Museum Curator, wants to tell you about the Windermere Steamboat Museum project, and in particular some of the themes that will feature in the new 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

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.

Sharon Shannon

When’s it on: 02/03/2013 till 02/03/2013 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: Sharon has entertained former US President Bill Clinton and Irish Presidents Robinson and MacAleese and more recently President Obama during his Dublin visit. She has won more »

Bold, Bright and Beautiful Flowers in Watercolours

When’s it on: 26/03/2013 till 27/03/2013 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Silverdale Methodist Church Hall, Cove Rd Silverdale What’s happening: Bold, Bright and Beautiful Flowers in Watercolours. This 2 day workshop is led by award winning artists Kate Bentley B.W.S. and is suitable for more »

Dr Jon Wood: Post-war British Sculpture

When’s it on: 25/04/2013 till 25/04/2013 from 6.30pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: Dr Jon Wood, Research Curator at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, discusses the importance of post-war British sculpture, and the context within which Lynn Chadwick’s work more »

The Titfield Thunderbold

When’s it on: 20/06/2013 till 22/06/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Theatre Where’s it being held: Grange Drama, Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: Philip Goulding’s (1950′s period)play based on the Ealing Comedy Screenplay. Discovering that their branch railway is due to be axed, a group of villagers decide to buy more »

‘Northern Landscapes: Contemporary Stitch & Quilting’ with Helen Parrott

When’s it on: 09/03/2013 till 10/03/2013 from 10.30am – 4.30pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Farfield Mill Arts & Heritage Centre, Garsdale Road, Sedbergh Sedbergh What’s happening: In conjunction with Quilt Festival @ Farfield Mill: An exploratory workshop looking at the fascinating potential of hand and machine stitched 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 »

Moscow Ballett la Classique – “Coppelia”

When’s it on: 14/03/2013 till 14/03/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Dance Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria Ulverston What’s happening: The greatest success of Russian theatre is undoubtedly classical ballet, an area in which Russian dancers (aided by some of the world’s greatest choreographers) have reigned supreme since more »

StarWalk

When’s it on: 18/05/2013 till 18/05/2013 from 9.00pm. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Around the streets of Kendal. Kendal What’s happening: Register for the StarWalk today and step out on Saturday 18th May knowing the money raised stays local to provide free therapies to local cancer patients and their more »

National Science Weekend

When’s it on: 16/03/2013 till 17/03/2013 from 10.00am-4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Exhibition Where’s it being held: The Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, Hale, Milnthorpe. Milnthorpe What’s happening: To mark National Science Weekend we shall be holding a science wildlife workshop with lots of touchy feely specimens for your perusal. Bring along your wildlife curios (seashells, more »

Mobile Mania

When’s it on: 27/05/2013 till 31/05/2013 from 12.00pm – 2.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: This is a great opportunity for the entire family to get their creative heads together and make a mobile. more »

CraftMarket 2013

When’s it on: 28/09/2013 till 29/09/2013 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Burton Memorial Hall, Main Street, Burton-in-Kendal Carnforth What’s happening: There will be a wealth of locally made crafts for sale in Craft Market 2013, a two-day sale at the Burton Memorial Hall, Burton-in-Kendal. 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 »

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 »

Paul Brady

When’s it on: 25/04/2013 till 25/04/2013 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: This gig has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We are trying to re-book Paul for the Autumn season. Please keep checking the web for more more »

Talking about boats

When’s it on: 20/06/2013 till 20/06/2013 from 4.00pm – 6.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Windermere Steamboat Museum, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: Join us for a ‘behind the scenes’ look in the boatshed and a chance to share your own memories and stories of the special craft in our more »

Roddy Wooble + Support

When’s it on: 09/03/2013 till 09/03/2013 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: Roddy Woomble co-founded Idlewild in 1995, naming the band for the quiet haven featured in his then-favourite book, Anne of Green Gables.

Easter Pancake Day

When’s it on: 31/03/2013 till 31/03/2013 from 11.00am – 2.00pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Pavilion, opposite the Playground Main St, Staveley Staveley What’s happening: Freshly cooked pancakes, bacon butties, tea, coffee and cake, local produce and crafts, family games including egg rolling, egg decorating, guess the weight of more »

Printfest 2013

When’s it on: 04/05/2013 till 05/05/2013 from 10.00am to 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria Ulverston What’s happening: Printfest is dedicated to the exhibition and sale of contemporary prints. It offers the opportunity to view and purchase art works, with work exhibited more »

Milnthorpe Art Exhibition

When’s it on: 25/07/2013 till 28/07/2013 from Thurs -Sat 10.00am – 6.30pm, Sun 10.00am-3.00pm. each day. Type of event: Exhibition Where’s it being held: St Thomas’s Church, Milnthorpe Milnthorpe What’s happening: One of the largest and most prestigious art exhibitions held in the North West. An “open” exhibition that attracts artists from all over the 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 »

Sam Lee

When’s it on: 14/03/2013 till 14/03/2013 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: Sam is also an award-winning promoter and live events producer through his 2010 BBC Folk club of the year The Nest Collective.

Steam Yacht Gondola on Coniston Water

When’s it on: 05/04/2013 till 02/11/2013 from various each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Gondola Pier, Lake Road, Coniston Coniston What’s happening: Operated by the National Trust, Gondola is the Lake District’s most iconic and and historic lake cruise. Mon:11am,12pm,1pm,2.30pm (105-mins) Tue:11am,12pm,1pm,2.30pm,3.30pm Wed:11am,12pm,1pm,2.30pm,3.30pm Thu:11am,12pm,1pm,2.30pm (105-mins) Fri:11am,12pm,1pm,2.30pm,3.30pm Sat:11am(105-mins),1pm,2.30pm,3.30pm Sun:11am,12pm,1pm,2.30pm (105-mins) All sailings more »

Story Time

When’s it on: 19/05/2013 till 19/05/2013 from 12.00pm / 2.00pm / 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: Come along to this creative workshop and paint your own Bodil Manz inspired design onto a mug, whether a present more »

Hawkshead Show

When’s it on: 20/08/2013 till 20/08/2013 from Field opens at 07.30am. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Hawkshead Hall Farm, Hawkshead, Nr Ambleside Hawkshead What’s happening: Hawkshead Agricultural show has classes for horses, sheep, cattle, stick, pets and Horticulture. Made in Cumbria Marquee & Trade Stands

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