“Bandages”

When’s it on: 08/03/2013 till 08/03/2013 from 7.30pm – 9.20pm. each day. Type of event: Theatre Where’s it being held: The Heron Theatre, Stanley Street, Beetham,Cumbria Beetham What’s happening: A play about June and Jane and about their mother. When reality finally crashes in, their carefully constructed world can never be the same again. A more »

Easter Quiz

When’s it on: 29/03/2013 till 01/04/2013 from 11.0am – 4.30pm each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, near Kendal, LA8 8DZ. Kendal What’s happening: The Easter bunny has left a special trail around the garden. Easter prize when you finish!

British Eagle day with Predator Park.

When’s it on: 28/04/2013 till 28/04/2013 from 11.00am. each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre. Windermere What’s happening: Come and meet our Golden Eagle, Ben and White-tailed Sea Eagle, Sapphira and compare their adaptations with talks and activities, including storytelling and face painting. A guaranteed way to more »

Tri Windermere

When’s it on: 07/07/2013 till 07/07/2013 from 8.00am. each day. Type of event: Outdoor Activity Where’s it being held: Cockshott Point, The Gleebe, Bowness-on-Windermere Windermere What’s happening: Sunday7 July 2013 will see Tri Windermere 4 take place at England’s longest and most iconic lake. Set in the heart of the Lake District National Park with more »

Our Swifts

When’s it on: 13/03/2013 till 13/03/2013 from 7.30pm-9.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: Kirkby Lonsdale Methodist Hall, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2AZ. Kirkby Lonsdale What’s happening: Organised by Kirkby Lonsdale Valley Local Support Group. Entry is £2.00 for adults and free for children and includes refreshments.

Guided tour of Cartmel Priory

When’s it on: 03/04/2013 till 30/10/2013 from 11.00 am and 2.00pm each Wednesday each day. Type of event: Miscellaneous Where’s it being held: Cartmel Priory, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: This 12th century priory has experienced an exciting history you will be shown how this Christian church founded in 1188 has developed over the more »

Sedbergh Gala

When’s it on: 18/05/2013 till 18/05/2013 from 12.00pm to 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Lupton House Field, Back Lane, Sedbergh Sedbergh What’s happening: The Gala is a traditional annual event, with a procession through the town of local children in costume (this years’ theme is “Prince & Princesses”) more »

Dales & Lakes Historic Vehicle Day

When’s it on: 11/08/2013 till 11/08/2013 from From 11.00 am. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Memorial Playing Fields, Yew Tree Road, Grange over Sands Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: Vintage and Classic Car and Bike show, Jazz and country music, Lakeland Radio broadcast from the showfield, Birds of Prey display and 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.

Bring Down the Moon

When’s it on: 16/03/2013 till 16/03/2013 from 2.00pm. each day. Type of event: Theatre Where’s it being held: Brewery Arts Centre, 122A Highgate, Kendal Cumbria Kendal What’s happening: The book won the Kiekeboekprijs prize in 2003, a Dutch award in children’s literature for the best pre-school book in the Netherlands

Iolanthe

When’s it on: 10/04/2013 till 13/04/2013 from 7.30pm-10.00pm each day. Type of event: Theatre Where’s it being held: Town Hall, Kendal Kendal What’s happening: Tension mounts when Strephon, who’s half a mortal, wishes to marry the beautiful Phyllis. Her guardian, the Lord Chancellor, refuses permission for the marriage. Then Phyllis calls it off anyway, when more »

Hutton Roof Country Fair and Fell Race.

When’s it on: 25/05/2013 till 25/05/2013 from 1.00pm – 4.30pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Hutton Roof Village Hall, Hutton Roof Kirkby Lonsdale What’s happening: Traditional village fete and popular senior and junior fell race, famous for the fantastic home made cakes. Bouncy castle, face painting, kids races, local more »

Charter Exhibition

When’s it on: 10/09/2013 till 14/09/2013 from N/A each day. Type of event: Exhibition Where’s it being held: Supper Room, Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston Ulverston What’s happening: Art and Crafts by local Artists. Enjoy a quiet half hour browsing or maybe browse and buy. Open Tuesday – Friday 9.30 – 5.00 and Saturday 9.30 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

William and Dorothy Wordsworth’s Homesickness with professor Lucy Newlyn

When’s it on: 19/02/2013 till 19/02/2013 from 2.30pm – 3.30pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: The Jerwood Centre, Grasmere Grasmere What’s happening: The Wordsworths’ early experience of separation, orphan-hood and fostering gave a strong emotional resonance to their shared understanding of the word ‘home’, and homesickness was one of the more »

Literature Class with Pamela Woof: The Journal and The Poem.

When’s it on: 13/03/2013 till 13/03/2013 from 2.15pm – 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Talk Where’s it being held: The Jerwood Centre, Grasmere Grasmere What’s happening: The classes will be led by Pamela Woof, FRSL, President of the Wordsworth Trust, and editor of Dorothy Wordsworth: The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals. Pamela has written widely more »

Modern Materials: Abbot Hall’s British Sculpture Collection

When’s it on: 04/04/2013 till 30/07/2013 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 display, featuring rarely seen works from the Lakeland Arts Trust’s permanent collection, will show that there is more to sculpture than just bronze and marble. Whether more »

Lunesdale Agricultural Show

When’s it on: 13/08/2013 till 13/08/2013 from 8.30am – 5.30pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Underley Park, Raygarth, Kirkby Lonsdale Kirkby Lonsdale What’s happening: The Lunesdale Agricultural Show is a traditional country show with all the attractions that makes for a great family day out. Cattle, Sheep, Horses, Poultry more »

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 »

Livewire

When’s it on: 16/03/2013 till 16/03/2013 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: Live/Wire is The AC/DC Tribute show. The unique six-man tribute to one of rock music’s greatest band AC/DC, complete with cannons, a wall of Marshalls and more more »

Prom Art

When’s it on: 29/09/2013 till 29/09/2013 from 9.30am to 4.00pm. each day. Type of event: Workshop/Course/Arts & Crafts Where’s it being held: Promenade, Grange over Sands Grange-over-Sands What’s happening: 100 art and craft stalls selling the widest variety seen in one place. Paintings in oils, watercolours, mixed media, pictures in aluminium and textiles and also more »

Westmorland County Show

When’s it on: 12/09/2013 till 12/09/2013 from 8.00am – 5.00pm. each day. Type of event: Festival/Gala/Agricultural Show/Fair Where’s it being held: Westmorland County Showfield, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria Milnthorpe What’s happening: Voted one of the UK’s favourite Shows – a major livestock show with its heart firmly in agriculture. Marquees for the W. I., Learning for more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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.

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 »

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.

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 »

Conservation work party at Hutton Roof Crags Nature Reserve – Lancelot Clark Storth

When’s it on: 20/02/2013 till 20/02/2013 from 10.30am-3.30pm. 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 Kendal What’s happening: The task will involve brash burning and coppicing of trees. Please wear outdoor clothing and bring a packed more »

The Skin-on-frame Kayak

When’s it on: 14/03/2013 till 14/03/2013 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: 4000 years after the creation of the first skinboat, we humans still find ourselves enthralled by the beauty and technology of the skin-on-frame kayak.

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