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 »

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.

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.

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 »

Cumbria Steam Gathering

When’s it on: 27/07/2013 till 28/07/2013 from 9.00am – 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Cark Airfield, Flookburgh Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: Exhibits include steam engines, fair organs, classic & vintage cars and commercial vehicles, motorcycles, pedal cycles, tractors and collections of memorabilia. Demonstrations throughout the weekend in the rural more »

Embroidery ‘Taster Workshop’

When’s it on: 19/06/2013 till 19/06/2013 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 more »

It’s a Blast

When’s it on: 06/04/2013 till 06/04/2013 from 11.00am – 1.00pm or 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: Design and make your own coasters for your house, or make them as gifts for loved ones. This more »

Grasmere Lakeland Sports & Show

When’s it on: 25/08/2013 till 25/08/2013 from 10.00am – 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Grasmere Sports Field, Grasmere Grasmere What’s happening: Traditional Lakeland sports celebrating over 160 years of tradition. Sorts include hound trailing, fell running,Cumberland & Westmorland wrestling

Blackheart Folk Duo

When’s it on: 24/02/2013 till 24/02/2013 from 6.30pm – 11.00pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Hutton Roof Village Hall, Hutton Roof, Carnforth Kirkby Lonsdale What’s happening: Folk Night – Live Music, cottage pie supper and bar. Live entertainment provided by Blackheart folk duo : an all-acoustic modern folk duo, who more »

Leven Valley support group for St Mary’s Hospice fashion show

When’s it on: 12/04/2013 till 12/04/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Cafe Ambio Lakeland Motor Museum Backbarrow Newby Bridge What’s happening: Fashion show “Around the World” by Two X Two of Ulverston starts at 7.30pm tickets £7.50 incl tea, coffee traybake and entrance to the Lakeland Motor Museum more »

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival

When’s it on: 18/10/2013 till 20/10/2013 from N/A each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Various locations across Kendal including Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal College,and Kendal Town Hall. Kendal What’s happening: A new festival celebrating the diversity of the comic art form, from cartoons to comics, super-heros to manga and graphic more »

Silent Movie Night

When’s it on: 23/03/2013 till 23/03/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Film Where’s it being held: Royalty Cinema, Lake Road, Bowness Windermere What’s happening: An evening of silent films from the 1920′s featuring the 1924 Buster Keaton classic “The Navigator”. Paul Gregson accompanies on the historic Wurlitzer Cinema Organ.

Ambleside Summer Fair

When’s it on: 15/06/2013 till 15/06/2013 from From 10.00am. each day. Type of event: Coffee Morning Where’s it being held: Kelsick Centre, St Mary’s Lane, Ambleside Ambleside What’s happening: The Ambleside CancerCare Friendship Group will be holding their Annual Summer Fair, with the usual range of fantastic stalls. Raising money for CancerCare, your Local cancer 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 »

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 »

Mothers Day

When’s it on: 10/03/2013 till 10/03/2013 from 11.00am – 4.30pm. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, near Kendal, LA8 8DZ. Kendal What’s happening: Come along to Sizergh Castle and garden and treat mum to a day out to say thank you.

Sedbergh and District History Society

When’s it on: 20/03/2013 till 20/03/2013 from 7.30pm each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Settlebeck High School Long Lane Sedbergh Cumbria Sedbergh What’s happening: Dr Tony Stephens The Cattledroving Birtwhistles of Craven and Galloway This illustrated talk will take us through the records of three generations of a family,providing interesting insights more »

A Musical Extravaganza

When’s it on: 15/03/2013 till 15/03/2013 from 7.30pm – 9.30pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: The Heron Theatre, Stanley Street, Beetham,Cumbria Beetham What’s happening: Classical, romantic and light opera from the Cumbria based Encore Opera Group who, in celebrating their 20th year, have been joined by a number of new more »

DEAD BELGIAN

When’s it on: 23/05/2013 till 23/05/2013 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: The band have a great rapport with audiences, who are often amazed at how many Jacques Brel songs are familiar to them – either through originals, translations more »

Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle

When’s it on: 13/04/2013 till 13/04/2013 from 7.30pm – 9.45pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Kendal Parish Church, Kirkland, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: Kendal South Choir, conducted by Ian Thompson, sing Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle and operatic excerpts by Rossini and Verdi. With soloists Laurie Ashworth (soprano), Emma Stannard (mezzo more »

Quaker Tapestry 2-day Design & Embellishment Embroidery Workshop

When’s it on: 22/10/2013 till 23/10/2013 from 10.00am – 4.0pm. 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 Workshop as you become absorbed and more »

QKS Arts Evening

When’s it on: 23/03/2013 till 23/03/2013 from 7.00pm. each day. Type of event: Theatre 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.

Eco Fair and Good Living Festival

When’s it on: 15/06/2013 till 23/06/2013 from N/A each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Ford Park, Ulverston, Cumbria Ulverston What’s happening: Have fun learning more about gardening, recycling, alternative energy, fair trade, well being, campaigning and more. Ford Park Community Group will host an Eco Fair on Sat 15th June more »

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 »

Dentdale Run

When’s it on: 10/03/2013 till 10/03/2013 from 1.00pm. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Dent C of E Primary School, Laning, Dent Dent What’s happening: The annual Dentdale Run is a major fundraising event for Dent CE Primary School. Staged on the roads and lanes around beautiful Dentdale this race will more »

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