Antonio Forcione Trio

When’s it on: 23/02/2013 till 23/02/2013 from 8.00pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: A prolific composer, most of the pieces performed are his own. He has also performed, double-billed/supported and recorded with artists such as Bobby McFerrin, Phil Collins and more »

Blackheart Folk Duo

When’s it on: 24/02/2013 till 24/02/2013 from 6.30pm – 11.00pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Hutton Roof Village Hall, Hutton Roof, Carnforth Kirkby Lonsdale What’s happening: Folk Night – Live Music, cottage pie supper and bar. Live entertainment provided by Blackheart folk duo : an all-acoustic modern folk duo, who more »

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 »

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 »

Moscow Ballett la Classique – “Coppelia”

When’s it on: 14/03/2013 till 14/03/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Dance Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria Ulverston What’s happening: The greatest success of Russian theatre is undoubtedly classical ballet, an area in which Russian dancers (aided by some of the world’s greatest choreographers) have reigned supreme since 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.

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 »

Leven Valley support group for St Mary’s Hospice fashion show

When’s it on: 12/04/2013 till 12/04/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Cafe Ambio Lakeland Motor Museum Backbarrow Newby Bridge What’s happening: Fashion show “Around the World” by Two X Two of Ulverston starts at 7.30pm tickets £7.50 incl tea, coffee traybake and entrance to the Lakeland Motor Museum more »

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

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival

When’s it on: 18/10/2013 till 20/10/2013 from N/A each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Various locations across Kendal including Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal College,and Kendal Town Hall. Kendal What’s happening: A new festival celebrating the diversity of the comic art form, from cartoons to comics, super-heros to manga and graphic 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.

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 »

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