Kendal College Open Day

When’s it on: 14/06/2013 till 14/06/2013 from 4.00pm to 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Milnthorpe Road site and also at our Arts & Media campus (Beezon Road) – with shuttle car service. Kendal What’s happening: Chat to specialist staff and have a look around our excellent facilities. All more »

Mothers Day

When’s it on: 10/03/2013 till 10/03/2013 from 11.00am – 4.30pm. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, near Kendal, LA8 8DZ. Kendal What’s happening: Come along to Sizergh Castle and garden and treat mum to a day out to say thank you.

Steam Launch Dolly

When’s it on: 21/03/2013 till 21/03/2013 from 6.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: While Windermere Steamboat Museum is closed, there’s plenty of work going on without fanfare. Join us for a talk about the history of our oldest steam launch, her more »

Potaholics

When’s it on: 08/06/2013 till 08/06/2013 from 12.00pm / 1.00pm / 2.00pm / 3.00pm & 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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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.

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 »

National Science Weekend

When’s it on: 16/03/2013 till 17/03/2013 from 10.00am-4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Exhibition Where’s it being held: The Lakeland Wildlife Oasis, Hale, Milnthorpe. Milnthorpe What’s happening: To mark National Science Weekend we shall be holding a science wildlife workshop with lots of touchy feely specimens for your perusal. Bring along your wildlife curios (seashells, 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 »

Mobile Mania

When’s it on: 27/05/2013 till 31/05/2013 from 12.00pm – 2.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: This is a great opportunity for the entire family to get their creative heads together and make a mobile. 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 »

CraftMarket 2013

When’s it on: 28/09/2013 till 29/09/2013 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Burton Memorial Hall, Main Street, Burton-in-Kendal Carnforth What’s happening: There will be a wealth of locally made crafts for sale in Craft Market 2013, a two-day sale at the Burton Memorial Hall, Burton-in-Kendal. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Grasmere Lakeland Sports & Show

When’s it on: 25/08/2013 till 25/08/2013 from 10.00am – 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Grasmere Sports Field, Grasmere Grasmere What’s happening: Traditional Lakeland sports celebrating over 160 years of tradition. Sorts include hound trailing, fell running,Cumberland & Westmorland wrestling

Unmythable

When’s it on: 07/03/2013 till 07/03/2013 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: Making merry with the past is a popular theatrical tradition profitably exploited over the years by the likes of the Monty Python team…Newer to the ranks — more »

Bowness Record & CD Fair

When’s it on: 04/05/2013 till 06/05/2013 from 8.00 am – 7.00 pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Rayrigg Rooms, Rayrigg Road, Bowness on Windermere, LA23 3BZ Windermere What’s happening: Collectors Record & CD Fair / Pop & Rock Vinyl & Memorabilia for sale. Record collections valued. FREE admission Dogs more »

Coppermines Valley and Levers Water

When’s it on: 29/03/2013 till 29/03/2013 from 10.30am. each day. Type of event: Walk Where’s it being held: Coniston Tourist Information Centre Windermere What’s happening: Through the Coppermines Valley to Red Dell and Levers Water returning via Boulder Valley. Start: 10:30 am at Coniston Tourist Information Centre. Just turn up. Price: Free, donations welcome. Grade: more »

“Love Games”

When’s it on: 12/04/2013 till 12/04/2013 from 7.30pm – 9.30pm each day. Type of event: Theatre Where’s it being held: The Heron Theatre, Stanley Street, Beetham,Cumbria Beetham What’s happening: When Isaac Williams set off to catch his usual bus, little did he realise that he’d meet the most important people of his life… quickly falling more »

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