The Petzl Pitch Black Night Run

When’s it on: 26/10/2013 till 26/10/2013 from 6:00pm. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Grizedale Visitor Centre, Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria, Hawkshead What’s happening: The Petzl Pitch Black Night Run is a unique 5K, 10K & 20K trail run through Grizedale Forest, the largest forest in The Lake District.

Charity 60′s Night

When’s it on: 02/03/2013 till 02/03/2013 from 8.00pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: The Park Nightclub, Parkside Road, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: It’s 60′s Night at The Park Nightclub (Parkside Road, Kendal) 8.00pm Start. Hosted By Sos Wilson. Featuring Strawberry Fields, Angela Cherry & Misdemeanour. Guaranteed to be a fabulous more »

Ambleside Daffodil and Spring Flower Show

When’s it on: 23/03/2013 till 24/03/2013 from 11.00am – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Flower Show /Open Garden Where’s it being held: The Kelsick Centre, St Mary’s Lane, Ambleside, Cumbria Ambleside What’s happening: Friendly traditional show. Refreshments available. Classes include flowers, bulbs, alpine and rock plants, floral art, photography, cookery, handicrafts, children’s classes.

The Government Inspector

When’s it on: 20/04/2013 till 20/04/2013 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 Government Inspector is one of the world’s most famous plays. Written in 1835, and set in Tsarist Russia, it is a classic satire on human vanity

Public Service Broadcasting + Support

When’s it on: 07/03/2013 till 07/03/2013 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: Public Service Broadcasting are a London-based duo whose main ingredients are J. Willgoose, Esq. on guitars, banjos, other stringed instruments, samplings, electronic things and Wrigglesworth on more »

Threshold Days

When’s it on: 29/03/2013 till 01/04/2013 from 11.00am – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Heron Corn Mill, Barn Beetham What’s happening: A chilled-out four-day Easter event for all the family! We’ll have stalls, refreshments, activities to keep the children happy, films and more – bring the family along free more »

Leighton Hall Classic Vehicle Show

When’s it on: 07/07/2013 till 07/07/2013 from 10.00 am – 4.00 pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire Carnforth What’s happening: 14th annual classic vehicle show held in the park in front of Leighton Hall. 500 plus classic cars,bikes, commercials, trucks, vans, autojumble & trade stands. 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 »

Blackheart

When’s it on: 21/02/2013 till 21/02/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: The Community Hall at Grizebeck Broughton-in-Furness What’s happening: Enjoy an evening with Blackheart, the new stars of British contemporary acoustic music when they play a concert at Grizebeck Community Hall on Thursday February 21st as part of more »

Printfest Printmaking Workshop

When’s it on: 11/04/2013 till 11/04/2013 from 10.00am – 12.00pm, 1.00pm – 3.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Ford Park Community Centre, Ford Park, Ulverston Ulverston What’s happening: Inspired by our theme of ‘Inside the Forest’, explore printmaking with found natural materials, and create a collection of prints more »

Go reds! Jackie Foott brings us the latest news on red squirrel survival.

When’s it on: 27/02/2013 till 27/02/2013 from 7.30pm-9.15pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Settlebeck High School, Long Lane, Sedbergh Sedbergh What’s happening: Entry is £2.00 for adults and free for children and includes refreshments. Children of school age are welcome. Organised by Cumbria Wildlife Trust Sedbergh Local Support Group.

The Lakeland golden eagles.

When’s it on: 20/03/2013 till 20/03/2013 from 7.30pm-8.30pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: The Forum, Duke Street, Barrow LA14 1HH Barrow-in-Furness What’s happening: After giving a brief overview of the ecology of eagles worldwide and their status in Britain, Neil Harnott, Senior Conservation Officer for Cumbria Wildlife Trust, will examine more »

Tim Kliphuis Trio

When’s it on: 13/04/2013 till 13/04/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Helsington & Brigsteer Village Hall, Brigsteer, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: We are proud to welcome yet more fantastic musicians to our outstanding village hall. Dutchman Tim Kliphuis is one of the most imaginative, exciting and entertaining violinists more »

Talking about fishing

When’s it on: 06/06/2013 till 06/06/2013 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: We need your help with telling the story of fishing on the lake. Drop in to share your thoughts, photos and stories.

Northern Sinfonia

When’s it on: 20/04/2013 till 20/04/2013 from 7.30pm (Pre-concert talk at 6.30pm) each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Lakes Leisure Burton Road Kendal Kendal What’s happening: Angela Hewitt is a favourite with Kendal audiences and she takes the stage with the Northern Sinfonia in the final concert of of the season. more »

Unmythable

When’s it on: 07/03/2013 till 07/03/2013 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: Making merry with the past is a popular theatrical tradition profitably exploited over the years by the likes of the Monty Python team…Newer to the ranks — more »

Coppermines Valley and Levers Water

When’s it on: 29/03/2013 till 29/03/2013 from 10.30am. each day. Type of event: Walk Where’s it being held: Coniston Tourist Information Centre Windermere What’s happening: Through the Coppermines Valley to Red Dell and Levers Water returning via Boulder Valley. Start: 10:30 am at Coniston Tourist Information Centre. Just turn up. Price: Free, donations welcome. Grade: more »

Making it wild at South Walney

When’s it on: 19/03/2013 till 19/03/2013 from 10.30am-3.30pm each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: South Walney Nature Reserve, Walney Island, Barrow-in-Furness What’s happening: Activities will include taking down electric fencing, maintaining trails and hides, clearing scrub and cutting a new trail ready for summer 2013. This is a great way 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.

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 »

Museums at Night: Talking about life on the Lake

When’s it on: 16/05/2013 till 16/05/2013 from 5.00pm – 8.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Windermere Steamboat Museum, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: We’re staying open tonight to welcome people in for a chat. The museum will be alive with Windermere vessels, but stories from people are as important as 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 »

Dervish

When’s it on: 22/02/2013 till 22/02/2013 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: Rock in Rio” on front of an estimate audience of two hundred and forty thousand people, Dervish have come a long way in seventeen years.

Have a go at Geocaching

When’s it on: 10/04/2013 till 10/04/2013 from 11.00am-3.00pm each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre. Windermere What’s happening: Experience the phenomenon that is geocaching, treasure hunting with a difference! Sessions at 11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm. Age 8+. Booking advised.

Walk For All Lake District Walking Festival

When’s it on: 08/09/2013 till 08/09/2013 from N/A each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: The three different routes have separate starts with the longest walk leaving from Lakeside Aquarium Windermere What’s happening: The Lake District Walking Festival is a charity walking event, with three separate challenging routes around Lake Windermere. www.forallevents.co.uk

Conservation work party at Hutton Roof Crags Nature Reserve

When’s it on: 20/03/2013 till 20/03/2013 from 10.00am-4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Hutton Roof Crags Nature Reserve – Lancelot Clark, near Burton-in-Kendal. Meet at the Clawthorpe Roa Carnforth What’s happening: The task will involve brash burning and coppicing of trees. Please wear outdoor clothing and bring a packed more »

Damson Day

When’s it on: 13/04/2013 till 13/04/2013 from 10.30am – 4.30pm each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Low Farm Lyth Valley A5074 Kendal What’s happening: Small country show offering food and craft stalls, children’s fairground and other children’s activities, dog show, archery, dance, wrestling and music. Refreshments and bar facilities etc. more »

Bendrigg Trust & Old Hutton School Summer Fair & 10k Road Race

When’s it on: 08/06/2013 till 08/06/2013 from 1.30pm – 4.30pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Bendrigg Lodge, Old Hutton, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: A shared fun fete day between Bendrigg Trust & Old Hutton Primary School starts at 1.30pm. There will be stalls, games,refreshments & activities for all more »

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