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 »

Ulverston and North Lonsdale Show

When’s it on: 31/07/2013 till 31/07/2013 from 8.30am – 17.30pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Recreation Hall Fields, Urswick, Ulverston, Cumbria Ulverston What’s happening: Traditional agricultural Show featuring horses, cattle, sheep, poultry, rabbits, horticulture, floral art, baking, children’s classes,Dog Show (to be entered on the day), Birds of Prey, more »

Eugene Onegin Live

When’s it on: 20/02/2013 till 20/02/2013 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: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky’s best-loved opera is based on Alexander Pushkin’s verse drama of the same name. It provided Tchaikovsky with an opportunity to present everyday and authentic more »

‘Traditional Hand-Sewn Welsh Quilts’ with DeAnne Hartwell-Jones

When’s it on: 15/03/2013 till 15/03/2013 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, joine DeAnne to learn the fundamentals of traditional hand-sewing and paper-peicing using Welsh more »

VooDoo Robot Club Night

When’s it on: 06/04/2013 till 06/04/2013 from 9.00pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: DJ’s James Morgan and Robin Gibbons, alongside two guest DJ’s (TBA) bring you another night of foot-stomping Electro-Funk, House, Dubstep, Breaks & Drum ‘n’ Bass, with live more »

Bodil Manz

When’s it on: 24/05/2013 till 01/09/2013 from 10.30am – 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Exhibition Where’s it being held: Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: Bodil Manz’s work utilises the gentle fragility of egg shell porcelain and dominance of utilitarian white and block colour to create breath-taking ceramic vessels. more »

South Cumbria Musical Festival

When’s it on: 17/03/2013 till 23/03/2013 from N/A each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, Ulverston Ulverston What’s happening: A varied selection of competitive classes in music and speech. Individuals, schools and groups of all ages can gain invaluable experience and the benefit of performing before an audience, plus more »

Our 21st Birthday!¬

When’s it on: 13/04/2013 till 14/04/2013 from 10.00am-4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: The Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, Milnthorpe. Milnthorpe What’s happening: Come along and enjoy our 21st birthday celebrations at the Wildlife Oasis. There’ll be lots of fun activities for young and old alike and our guides will be on more »

Country Fest

When’s it on: 01/06/2013 till 02/06/2013 from 10.00am – 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Coffee Morning Where’s it being held: Westmorland County Showfield, Crooklands, Cumbria Crooklands What’s happening: Celebrating the region’s excellent food & drink, visitors can try and buy a wide variety of outstanding products from exhibitors in the Food Zone. Demos abound more »

Shocktober

When’s it on: 25/10/2013 till 27/10/2013 from 11.00am – 4.00pm each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, near Kendal, LA8 8DZ. Kendal What’s happening: Join us for a weekend of spooky activities to celebrate Halloween. Come along and make your own wand and broomstick!

Lakeland Sinfonia

When’s it on: 23/03/2013 till 23/03/2013 from 7.30pm each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Lakes Leisure Burton Road Kendal Kendal What’s happening: The Lakeland Sinfonia,under the baton of Wyn Davies,start with Gounod’s Little Symphony for Wind Instruments.Then Alice Neary plays Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No.1 – a great tour de force. Debussy’s more »

Carmina Burana

When’s it on: 20/04/2013 till 20/04/2013 from 7.30pm each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: The Lakes School Troutbeck Bridge Windermere Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: Staveley Choral will be joined by singers from The Lakes School, The Millennium Youth Choir & Deissen, Germany (Windermere’s twin town) for this spectacular event. Accompaniment is more »

Leven Valley Support Group for St Mary’s Hospice Annual Summer Fair and Car Boot Sale

When’s it on: 16/06/2013 till 16/06/2013 from 9.30am. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Haverthwaite Playing Field, Haverthwaite Newby Bridge What’s happening: Annual summer fair and car boot sale local craft and produce stalls, entertainment, bouncy castle, childrens magician, “Fifi the Flea”,bouncy castle,refreshments, all the fun of the fair and more »

Easter Extravaganza

When’s it on: 31/03/2013 till 31/03/2013 from 11.00am. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre. Windermere What’s happening: Brockhole is the place to be this Easter with treasure hunts, face painting, storytelling and a special visit from the Brockhole Bunny. Starts at 11.00am. Free. Just turn up.

Elijah : Eversley Spring Concert

When’s it on: 28/04/2013 till 28/04/2013 from 7:30pm- 10:00pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Dallam School, Milnthorpe Milnthorpe What’s happening: For their Spring Concert the renowned Eversley Choir will present Mendelssohn’s challenging Oratorio Elijah with full orchestra. Soloists include the BBC’s Jolyon Dodgson in the role of Elijah,supported by voices more »

Dig in the Park

When’s it on: 06/07/2013 till 21/07/2013 from 11.00am – 3.00pm. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, near Kendal, LA8 8DZ. Kendal What’s happening: Interested in archaeology? Fancy trying your hand at uncovering history in the grounds of one of Cumbria’s oldest inhabited houses? Volunteers are being invited more »

Charity Football Match

When’s it on: 11/05/2013 till 11/05/2013 from 12 noon each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Kendal United football pitch Castle Drive Kendal What’s happening: Kendal United JFC managers, commitee and parents v cumbria police followed by afternoon in kendals ivy leaf club watching FA cup final

Windermere Boat Parade

When’s it on: 03/08/2013 till 03/08/2013 from 6.00 pm each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: 6mph marker in the North Lake, Bowness on Windermere. Viewing areas are along the shore on Glebe Ro Windermere What’s happening: The annual Boat Parade organised by the Lake District Boat Club. Dressed boats will more »

Justin Currie

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 Brewery Arts Centre, 122a Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: Justin Currie is the Scottish singer/songwriter, most famous for his role as founder member and front man of Del Amitri.

Jemima Puddle-duck Craft Day

When’s it on: 08/04/2013 till 08/04/2013 from 11.00am – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Crag Brow, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: A fun day packed with arts and crafts, celebrating Easter with Jemima Puddle-duck. To include paper/drawing based, card-making more »

Karine Polwart

When’s it on: 24/05/2013 till 24/05/2013 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: Her songs deal with humanity in all its many guises: there is tenderness, triumph and sorrow, raised flags of rebellion and independence, flashes of anger at more »

Conishead Priory Heritage Open Days

When’s it on: 07/09/2013 till 08/09/2013 from 11.00am – 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Conishead Priory, Ulverston, 2 miles south of Ulverston on A5087 Coast Road. Ulverston What’s happening: Free parking and admission. Families welcome. Temple, Conservatory Café and Gift Shop open from 11-5pm. Unique Kadampa Buddhist Temple and more »

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 »

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