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 »

BBC Philharmonic

When’s it on: 02/03/2013 till 02/03/2013 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: This will be an exciting concert with Yutaka Sado conducting the BBC Philharmonic. In his anniversary year, we hear Britten’s Four Sea Interludes from Peter more »

Through the looking Glass

When’s it on: 24/03/2013 till 24/03/2013 from 2.30 – 3.30pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: Curator Beth Hughes will lead a panel discussion with exhibiting artists on the ancient skill and contemporary artform of glass. Free with admission.

Bookbinding Masterclass

When’s it on: 23/04/2013 till 23/04/2013 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Townend, Troutbeck, Windermere Troutbeck What’s happening: Join us for an informal workshop.Find out a little about Townend’s internationally important library, see binding techniques used by family members and learn how to do it more »

The Women of Arts & Crafts: Mary Greenstead on Georgina Gaskin

When’s it on: 16/06/2013 till 16/06/2013 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 »

“Bandages”

When’s it on: 08/03/2013 till 08/03/2013 from 7.30pm – 9.20pm. each day. Type of event: Theatre Where’s it being held: The Heron Theatre, Stanley Street, Beetham,Cumbria Beetham What’s happening: A play about June and Jane and about their mother. When reality finally crashes in, their carefully constructed world can never be the same again. A more »

Easter Quiz

When’s it on: 29/03/2013 till 01/04/2013 from 11.0am – 4.30pm each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, near Kendal, LA8 8DZ. Kendal What’s happening: The Easter bunny has left a special trail around the garden. Easter prize when you finish!

British Eagle day with Predator Park.

When’s it on: 28/04/2013 till 28/04/2013 from 11.00am. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre. Windermere What’s happening: Come and meet our Golden Eagle, Ben and White-tailed Sea Eagle, Sapphira and compare their adaptations with talks and activities, including storytelling and face painting. A guaranteed way to more »

Tri Windermere

When’s it on: 07/07/2013 till 07/07/2013 from 8.00am. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Cockshott Point, The Gleebe, Bowness-on-Windermere Windermere What’s happening: Sunday7 July 2013 will see Tri Windermere 4 take place at England’s longest and most iconic lake. Set in the heart of the Lake District National Park with more »

Our Swifts

When’s it on: 13/03/2013 till 13/03/2013 from 7.30pm-9.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Kirkby Lonsdale Methodist Hall, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2AZ. Kirkby Lonsdale What’s happening: Organised by Kirkby Lonsdale Valley Local Support Group. Entry is £2.00 for adults and free for children and includes refreshments.

Guided tour of Cartmel Priory

When’s it on: 03/04/2013 till 30/10/2013 from 11.00 am and 2.00pm each Wednesday each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Cartmel Priory, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: This 12th century priory has experienced an exciting history you will be shown how this Christian church founded in 1188 has developed over the more »

Sedbergh Gala

When’s it on: 18/05/2013 till 18/05/2013 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Lupton House Field, Back Lane, Sedbergh Sedbergh What’s happening: The Gala is a traditional annual event, with a procession through the town of local children in costume (this years’ theme is “Prince & Princesses”) more »

Dales & Lakes Historic Vehicle Day

When’s it on: 11/08/2013 till 11/08/2013 from From 11.00 am. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Memorial Playing Fields, Yew Tree Road, Grange over Sands Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: Vintage and Classic Car and Bike show, Jazz and country music, Lakeland Radio broadcast from the showfield, Birds of Prey display and more »

Highlights Tour

When’s it on: 22/02/2013 till 22/02/2013 from 2.00pm 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: Join curator Beth Hughes as she walks you round the new exhibition New Glass – Ancient Skill, Contemporary Artform. Free with house admission.

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

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 »

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 »

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 »

Sally Johnson (soprano) & Duncan Glenday (piano)

When’s it on: 21/03/2013 till 21/03/2013 from 2.30pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Ambleside Parish Centre, Ambleside, Cumbria Ambleside What’s happening: Lake District Summer Music Patron’ Concert. A programme of Lieder from Schubert and Strauss interspersed with Britten’ enchanting settings of folksong and Satie’s sophisticated cabaret songs. Sally and Duncan, more »

Edwardian Festival

When’s it on: 08/06/2013 till 08/06/2013 from 10:00am – 4:00pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Park Road Gardens, Grange-over-Sands Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: An Edwardian extravaganza with over 40 stalls in Park Road Gardens selling homemade cakes, toys, books and a multitude of gifts. Entertainment for all the family with more »

The unique habitats and wildlife of Barrow’s famous docks

When’s it on: 24/03/2013 till 24/03/2013 from 12.00pm-2.00pm. each day. Type of event: Walk Where’s it being held: Meet outside the front entrance of Morrisons supermarket, The Strand, Barrow-in-Furness. Barrow-in-Furness What’s happening: The water, warmed by the nearby power station, creates a range of different foods for animals such as jellyfish and wading birds. Come more »

Quaker Tapestry 2-day Embroidery Workshop

When’s it on: 24/09/2013 till 25/09/2013 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. 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 »

The High Fell Story

When’s it on: 08/03/2013 till 08/03/2013 from 7.30pm-9.15pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Methodist Church, Broughton-in-Furness, LA20 6HQ. Broughton-in-Furness What’s happening: Neil Harnott, Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s Senior Conservation Officer, brings alive the story of Cumbria’s fells through the words and perspectives of local people. Entry is £2.50 for adults and more »

Let’s Hang On

When’s it on: 30/03/2013 till 30/03/2013 from 7.30 pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston Cubmria. Ulverston What’s happening: In this remarkable production Let’s Hang On takes you on a musical journey through the prolific career of one of the most successful bands of all time” more »

Wrynose or Bust

When’s it on: 28/04/2013 till 28/04/2013 from from 6.30am – 11.30am. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Start: Halton Army Training Camp, Halton Road, Lancaster Carnforth What’s happening: As last year the Lancaster Rotary club are running three cycle routes on the same day, all starting and finishing from the more »

Furness Tradition Festival

When’s it on: 12/07/2013 till 14/07/2013 from 8.00pm Friday – 3.30 pm Sunday. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Various venues in town centre including the Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston. Ulverston What’s happening: A weekend of the finest folk music, song, dance and storytelling in various venues around Ulverston more »

William and Dorothy Wordsworth’s Homesickness with professor Lucy Newlyn

When’s it on: 19/02/2013 till 19/02/2013 from 2.30pm – 3.30pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: The Jerwood Centre, Grasmere Grasmere What’s happening: The Wordsworths’ early experience of separation, orphan-hood and fostering gave a strong emotional resonance to their shared understanding of the word ‘home’, and homesickness was one of the more »

Literature Class with Pamela Woof: The Journal and The Poem.

When’s it on: 13/03/2013 till 13/03/2013 from 2.15pm – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: The Jerwood Centre, Grasmere Grasmere What’s happening: The classes will be led by Pamela Woof, FRSL, President of the Wordsworth Trust, and editor of Dorothy Wordsworth: The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals. Pamela has written widely more »

Modern Materials: Abbot Hall’s British Sculpture Collection

When’s it on: 04/04/2013 till 30/07/2013 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 display, featuring rarely seen works from the Lakeland Arts Trust’s permanent collection, will show that there is more to sculpture than just bronze and marble. Whether more »

Lunesdale Agricultural Show

When’s it on: 13/08/2013 till 13/08/2013 from 8.30am – 5.30pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Underley Park, Raygarth, Kirkby Lonsdale Kirkby Lonsdale What’s happening: The Lunesdale Agricultural Show is a traditional country show with all the attractions that makes for a great family day out. Cattle, Sheep, Horses, Poultry more »

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