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.

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.

Sam Lee

When’s it on: 14/03/2013 till 14/03/2013 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: Sam is also an award-winning promoter and live events producer through his 2010 BBC Folk club of the year The Nest Collective.

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 »

Steam Yacht Gondola on Coniston Water

When’s it on: 05/04/2013 till 02/11/2013 from various each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Gondola Pier, Lake Road, Coniston Coniston What’s happening: Operated by the National Trust, Gondola is the Lake District’s most iconic and and historic lake cruise. Mon:11am,12pm,1pm,2.30pm (105-mins) Tue:11am,12pm,1pm,2.30pm,3.30pm Wed:11am,12pm,1pm,2.30pm,3.30pm Thu:11am,12pm,1pm,2.30pm (105-mins) Fri:11am,12pm,1pm,2.30pm,3.30pm Sat:11am(105-mins),1pm,2.30pm,3.30pm Sun:11am,12pm,1pm,2.30pm (105-mins) All sailings 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 »

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 »

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.

Story Time

When’s it on: 19/05/2013 till 19/05/2013 from 12.00pm / 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: Come along to this creative workshop and paint your own Bodil Manz inspired design onto a mug, whether a present more »

CancerCare Cross Bay Challenge

When’s it on: 16/06/2013 till 16/06/2013 from 0900 each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Flookburgh Finish, Hest Bank Start Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: Cross Bay Challenge is a truly unique way to experience the stunning scenery of Morecambe Bay and the South Lakes. Historically the quickest route from Cumbria to Lancashire more »

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 »

Hawkshead Show

When’s it on: 20/08/2013 till 20/08/2013 from Field opens at 07.30am. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Hawkshead Hall Farm, Hawkshead, Nr Ambleside Hawkshead What’s happening: Hawkshead Agricultural show has classes for horses, sheep, cattle, stick, pets and Horticulture. Made in Cumbria Marquee & Trade Stands

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 »

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.

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 »

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 »

Small Things Theatre

When’s it on: 14/03/2013 till 14/03/2013 from 6.00pm. each day. Type of event: Theatre Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: Join Small Things to discover an extraordinary story inspired by one man’s unstoppable drive to create and the equally unstoppable support of his family that made his artistic life 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 »

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.

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

KLMC Concours

When’s it on: 21/08/2013 till 21/08/2013 from 6.30pm -9.30pm. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Heaves Hotel, Levens. Levens What’s happening: Kirkby Lonsdale Motor Club hold a Classic Car Concours for unusual and different cars on Wednesday 21st August 2013 from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.

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!

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 »

‘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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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