Talking about racing

When’s it on: 02/05/2013 till 02/05/2013 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: Our collection includes some classic racing boats and associated memorabilia. It’s a chance to delve into our archive collection and share memories of racing on the lake.

Cars the Star Show

When’s it on: 14/07/2013 till 14/07/2013 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Heaves Hotel, Levens, Cumbria. Levens What’s happening: At Kirkby Lonsdale Motor Club’s 13th Car’s the Star Show you will see many classic cars from the 1940′s to present day and owners Club stands. Vehicle displays more »

Robyn Hitchcock

When’s it on: 08/03/2013 till 08/03/2013 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: Over the past three decades, Robyn Hitchcock has built a large and distinctive body of work that’s established him as one of rock’s most respected iconoclasts.

Buzzcocks

When’s it on: 30/03/2013 till 30/03/2013 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: Standing shoulder-to-shoulder with groups such as the Sex Pistols, their raw sound energised the nation’s youth and produced unforgettable songs such as Ever Fallen in Love (With more »

Terrific Tudors

When’s it on: 16/08/2013 till 18/08/2013 from 11.00am – 4.30pm everyday (Castle closed Friday & each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, near Kendal, LA8 8DZ. Arnside What’s happening: Bringing Sizergh’s Tudor past to life; children’s fun activities, dressing up, special talks, tours and demonstrations. You can sample Tudor more »

Conservation work party at Hutton Roof Crags Nature Reserve – Lancelot Clark Storth

When’s it on: 20/02/2013 till 20/02/2013 from 10.30am-3.30pm. 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 Kendal What’s happening: The task will involve brash burning and coppicing of trees. Please wear outdoor clothing and bring a packed more »

The Skin-on-frame Kayak

When’s it on: 14/03/2013 till 14/03/2013 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: 4000 years after the creation of the first skinboat, we humans still find ourselves enthralled by the beauty and technology of the skin-on-frame kayak.

Spring Art Exhibition

When’s it on: 04/04/2013 till 06/04/2013 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 Thursday, Friday 9.30 – 5.00 and Saturday 9.30 – 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Women of Arts & Crafts: Sarah Beattie on Frances Macdonald & The Glasgow Four

When’s it on: 09/06/2013 till 09/06/2013 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 »

‘Walking through History’ A slideshow/talk by Maurice Steel

When’s it on: 28/02/2013 till 28/02/2013 from 7.00pm for a 7.30pm prompt start. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: The Community Hall at Grizebeck Broughton-in-Furness What’s happening: A monthly slideshow/talk is held at the Community Hall at Grizebeck. This month’s subject is ‘Walking through History’ by Maurice Steel. Tickets are £3.00 more »

Dressed to Impress

When’s it on: 17/04/2013 till 17/04/2013 from 2.00pm each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: A rare opportunity to view some of the gorgeous Victorian and Edwardian costume in the collection. Join our Assistant Curator Social History to more »

Tommy Emmanuel

When’s it on: 24/03/2013 till 24/03/2013 from 7.30pm each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, County Sqaure Ulverston Cumbria Ulverston What’s happening: Tommy Emmanuel with special guest Martin Taylor Two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel has a professional career that spans over four decades and continues to intersect with some of more »

Losing the Plot

When’s it on: 25/04/2013 till 26/04/2013 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: Susan Cookson plays Jack’s wife Sally, a flower shop owner. Susan is mostly known for playing Mrs Kath Wylie in the BBC Drama Casualty however she has more »

The Making of a Cultural Landscape: The English Lake District as Tourist Destination 1750 – 2010

When’s it on: 09/03/2013 till 09/03/2013 from 2.00pm – 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: The Jerwood Centre, Grasmere Grasmere What’s happening: Speakers will include contributors to a new volume of essays on Lake District tourism, edited by John K.Walton and Jason Wood. Ian Brodie, former Director of Friends of more »

Electric Bicycle Hire

When’s it on: 31/03/2013 till 31/10/2013 from N/A each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: At range of hire points around the South Lakes. For listings go to: www.electricbicyclenetwork.com/h Kendal What’s happening: Hire an electric bike! Get outside and enjoy exploring the hills, lakes and fells with the powerful assist of 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 »

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 »

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.

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

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 »

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 »

‘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 »

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 »

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