Sedbergh and District History Society

When’s it on: 20/03/2013 till 20/03/2013 from 7.30pm each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Settlebeck High School Long Lane Sedbergh Cumbria Sedbergh What’s happening: Dr Tony Stephens The Cattledroving Birtwhistles of Craven and Galloway This illustrated talk will take us through the records of three generations of a family,providing interesting insights more »

Go reds! Jackie Foott brings us the latest news on red squirrel survival.

When’s it on: 27/02/2013 till 27/02/2013 from 7.30pm-9.15pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Settlebeck High School, Long Lane, Sedbergh Sedbergh What’s happening: Entry is £2.00 for adults and free for children and includes refreshments. Children of school age are welcome. Organised by Cumbria Wildlife Trust Sedbergh Local Support Group.

and Finally Phil Collins

When’s it on: 02/03/2013 till 02/03/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria Ulverston What’s happening: Touring for their ‘5th Anniversary Year’, ‘And Finally… Phil Collins’, return with their recreation of Phil Collins’ 1997 ‘Dance Into The Light Tour’. Building on the growing success more »

Roddy Wooble + Support

When’s it on: 09/03/2013 till 09/03/2013 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: Roddy Woomble co-founded Idlewild in 1995, naming the band for the quiet haven featured in his then-favourite book, Anne of Green Gables.

A Musical Extravaganza

When’s it on: 15/03/2013 till 15/03/2013 from 7.30pm – 9.30pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: The Heron Theatre, Stanley Street, Beetham,Cumbria Beetham What’s happening: Classical, romantic and light opera from the Cumbria based Encore Opera Group who, in celebrating their 20th year, have been joined by a number of new more »

The Lakeland golden eagles.

When’s it on: 20/03/2013 till 20/03/2013 from 7.30pm-8.30pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: The Forum, Duke Street, Barrow LA14 1HH Barrow-in-Furness What’s happening: After giving a brief overview of the ecology of eagles worldwide and their status in Britain, Neil Harnott, Senior Conservation Officer for Cumbria Wildlife Trust, will examine more »

Easter Pancake Day

When’s it on: 31/03/2013 till 31/03/2013 from 11.00am – 2.00pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Pavilion, opposite the Playground Main St, Staveley Staveley What’s happening: Freshly cooked pancakes, bacon butties, tea, coffee and cake, local produce and crafts, family games including egg rolling, egg decorating, guess the weight of more »

Tim Kliphuis Trio

When’s it on: 13/04/2013 till 13/04/2013 from 7.30pm. each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Helsington & Brigsteer Village Hall, Brigsteer, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: We are proud to welcome yet more fantastic musicians to our outstanding village hall. Dutchman Tim Kliphuis is one of the most imaginative, exciting and entertaining violinists more »

Printfest 2013

When’s it on: 04/05/2013 till 05/05/2013 from 10.00am to 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria Ulverston What’s happening: Printfest is dedicated to the exhibition and sale of contemporary prints. It offers the opportunity to view and purchase art works, with work exhibited more »

DEAD BELGIAN

When’s it on: 23/05/2013 till 23/05/2013 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: The band have a great rapport with audiences, who are often amazed at how many Jacques Brel songs are familiar to them – either through originals, translations more »

Talking about fishing

When’s it on: 06/06/2013 till 06/06/2013 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: We need your help with telling the story of fishing on the lake. Drop in to share your thoughts, photos and stories.

Milnthorpe Art Exhibition

When’s it on: 25/07/2013 till 28/07/2013 from Thurs -Sat 10.00am – 6.30pm, Sun 10.00am-3.00pm. each day. Type of event: Exhibition Where’s it being held: St Thomas’s Church, Milnthorpe Milnthorpe What’s happening: One of the largest and most prestigious art exhibitions held in the North West. An “open” exhibition that attracts artists from all over the 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 »

Book Fair and Open Day

When’s it on: 09/03/2013 till 09/03/2013 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: CancerCare, The Lakes Centre, Blackhall Road, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: CancerCare is holding its annual Book Fair. This year we are very excited to be joined by Taffy Thomas MBE, The Storyteller. Taffy has a 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 »

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 »

Tommy Emmanuel

When’s it on: 24/03/2013 till 24/03/2013 from 7.30pm each day. Type of event: Music Where’s it being held: Coronation Hall, County Sqaure Ulverston Cumbria Ulverston What’s happening: Tommy Emmanuel with special guest Martin Taylor Two-time Grammy nominee Tommy Emmanuel has a professional career that spans over four decades and continues to intersect with some of more »

Tea with Peter Rabbit

When’s it on: 21/08/2013 till 21/08/2013 from 1.00pm. each day. Type of event: Exhibition Where’s it being held: The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Crag Brow, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: Come and enjoy a scrumptious party lunch with Peter Rabbit and guest of honour, “Beatrix Potter.” There will be cakes, sandwiches, and 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 »

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 »

Losing the Plot

When’s it on: 25/04/2013 till 26/04/2013 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: Susan Cookson plays Jack’s wife Sally, a flower shop owner. Susan is mostly known for playing Mrs Kath Wylie in the BBC Drama Casualty however she has 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 »

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 »

Ambleside Traditional Sports

When’s it on: 25/07/2013 till 25/07/2013 from 10.00am (gates open) – 6.00pm (ish). each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Rydal Park, Ambleside Ambleside What’s happening: Three centuries of Lakeland traditions are crammed into this unique sporting event – a great day out for all the family. The comprehensive programme includes more »

Dickensian Festival Art Sale

When’s it on: 23/11/2013 till 24/11/2013 from 9.30am – 5.00pm each day. Type of event: Exhibition Where’s it being held: Ante Room, Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston Ulverston What’s happening: A varied range of Art by local Artists for sale. Come along and view, enjoy and maybe buy from our display.

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.

Sharon Shannon

When’s it on: 02/03/2013 till 02/03/2013 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: Sharon has entertained former US President Bill Clinton and Irish Presidents Robinson and MacAleese and more recently President Obama during his Dublin visit. She has won 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 »

Bold, Bright and Beautiful Flowers in Watercolours

When’s it on: 26/03/2013 till 27/03/2013 from 10.00am – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Silverdale Methodist Church Hall, Cove Rd Silverdale What’s happening: Bold, Bright and Beautiful Flowers in Watercolours. This 2 day workshop is led by award winning artists Kate Bentley B.W.S. and is suitable for more »

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 »

Dr Jon Wood: Post-war British Sculpture

When’s it on: 25/04/2013 till 25/04/2013 from 6.30pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria Windermere What’s happening: Dr Jon Wood, Research Curator at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, discusses the importance of post-war British sculpture, and the context within which Lynn Chadwick’s work 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 »

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 »

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