Your Guide 2 the Lake District

Christmas in the Lake District & Cumbria 2014


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Christmas Fayres & Christmas Markets 2014
 
ravenglass_eskdale_logo.jpg Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd November - Spirit of Christmas Gift Fair
 
Event Held At Ravenglass and
Dalegarth Stations - 11:00am to 4:00pm
The Spirit of Christmas Gift Fair at Ravenglass and Dalegarth stations is held over two days and features beautiful and unusual gifts for all budgets - More Details...

 


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Saturday 8th November - Rampside Winter / Christmas Fair in Barrow-in-Furness
 
Event Held At Rampside Village Hall, Barrow-in-Furness - 12:00noon to 4:00pm
Enjoy coffee with cake whilst browsing the stalls with genuine unique gifts
- More Details...
 


brantwood coniston Saturday 15th & Sunday
16th November - Winter / Christmas Craft Fair at Brantwood
 
Event held At Brantwood, Coniston - 10:30am to 5:00pm (4pm Sun)
A wide range of stalls by local craftmakers on display in Brantwood house
- More Details...



santa_hat1.jpg Sunday 16th November - Xmas Craft & Shopping Fair in Lazonby
 
Event held At Lazonby Village Hall, Lazonby near Penrith - 10:00am to 4:00pm
With 30 stalls of crafts, gifts, clothes, food, photography and toys
- More Details...


 
santa_hat.jpg Saturday 6th December - Christmas Fair at The Lakes School
 
Event held At The Lakes School, Troutbeck Bridge, Nr. Windermere - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Entry is free to the Christmas Fair with a large number of varied stalls
- More Details...


    
christmas_tree.jpg Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th December - Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas Fair
 
Event held At Market Square, Kirkby Lonsdale - 2:00pm
The annual two day Christmas Fair and Santa Parade with the switch-on of the Christmas lights on Saturday, with the fair continuing on Sunday - More Details...
 

 
hawkshead_christmas_fair_logo_small.jpg Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th December - Hawkshead Christmas Fair
 
Event held At Hawkshead Village, Hawkshead - 10:00am to 5:00pm (Sun 4pm)
The annual Christmas Fair is a traditional family fair which offers seasonal shopping and entertainment
including street entertainers and live music - More Details...


 
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ecember - Traditional Christmas Fayre in Keswick
 
Event Held In the Market Place & Town Centre, Keswick - From 11:30am
The 27th annual fayre with decorated charity stalls and superb street entertainment
plus small funfair for young children and Santa's Grotto - More Details...
 


 
orton_farmers_market_small.jpg Saturday 13th December - Orton Christmas Farmers' Market
 
Event Held At Orton Village Hall and Market Square, Orton near Penrith - 9:30am to 2:30pm
With over 30 stallholders offering speciality and award-winning produce - More Details...
 


masons_arms_logo1.jpg Sunday 14th December - Masons Arms Christmas Market
  
Event held At Masons Arms, Bowland Bridge - From 12:00noon to 4:00pm
The annual market offers a wonderful selection of Lake District food and Christmas gifts plus roast chestnuts, mulled wine, cider, mince pies and BBQ - More Details...
 

 
cartmel_food_market_small.jpg Friday 19th December - Cartmel Christmas Food Market
 
Event held In
Cartmel Village adjacent to the Priory - 10:00am to 4:00pm
The popular country market features the finest food from around the area including Farmers, Growers, Artisan Producers and Speciality Food Merchants - More Details...


 
market2 small.jpg Friday 19th December - Kendal Christmas Farmers Market
 
Event Held At the Market Place, Kendal - 9:30am to 3:30pm
A vibrant farmers market organised by Made in Cumbria with
many local traders selling fresh bread, local meats, organic vegetables, Mediterranean olives etc.- More Details...


      
Christmas Party Nights, Concerts and Other Xmas Events 2014
 
masons_arms_logo_small.jpg Thursday 13th November - Masons Arms Festive Wine Tasting Dinner
 
Event Held At the Masons Arms, Bowland Bridge / Cartmel Fell -

Test your knowledge with a blind tasting of some fabulous wines - More Details...
 


ambleside_christmas_small.jpg Saturday 15th November - Ambleside Christmas Cruise
 
Event held On Windermere and in Ambleside - from 10:00am
A stunning cruise followed by lanterns carried through the streets - More Details...



winter_droving_small.jpg Saturday 15th November - Winter Droving in Penrith 2014
 
Event held Throughout Penrith - 12:00 noon to 7:00pm
Featuring street entertainment, music, food, crafts, rural games & market - More Details...



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November - Kendal Santa Dash in aid of CancerCare
 
Event held From Stricklandgate near Boots in Kendal - from 3:15pm
The Santa Dash in aid of CancerCare is a 1 mile fun run in Santa suits and reindeer antlers alongside the Christmas Lights Switch-on in Kendal - More Details...


 
beetham_nurseries_small.jpg Thursday 20th November - NAFAS Christmas Floral Demonstration
 
Event held At Beetham Nurseries Garden Cafe, Beetham, Nr. Milnthorpe - 7:30pm
Discover the magic of Christmas floral decoration with John Dalton - More Details...



santa_in_love_small.jpg Friday 28th to Sunday 30
th November - Santa in Love
 
Event held At the Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness-on-Windermere
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11:30am & 1:30pm
A magical, fun-filled Christmas show performed by The People's Theatre Company with lots of sing-along songs and audience interaction - More Details...



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29th November - Dickensian Christmas Crime at the Uplands Hotel
 
Event held At the Uplands Hotel
, Nr. Cartmel & Grange-over-Sands -
7:00pm
A seasonal murder mystery at the Uplands Hotel with a three course dinner - More Details...


 
ravenglass_eskdale_logo.jpg Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November - Santa Express
 
Event Held From Ravenglass
Station, Ravenglass - Times TBA
Enjoy a magical journey on Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway's Santa Express - More Details...




ulverston_dickensian_festival_logo_small.jpg Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th November - Dickensian Christmas Festival
 
Event Held In and around Ulverston Town Centre - Various Times
The 16th annual Festival attracts thousands of visitors each year - More Details...
 



beech_hill_hotel_small.jpg Friday 5th & Saturday 6th DecemberChristmas Party Night
 
Event Held At the Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere - 
Includes glass of champagne and canapés upon arrival, four course festive feast and dancing until after midnight - More Details...  Christmas Brochure



santa_hat.jpg Saturday 6th December - Grange Christmas Extravaganza
 
Event held
At various venues in Grange-over-Sands - from 12:00noon
With Brass Bands, Carol Singing, Christmas Market, Owls, Santa's Grotto etc. - More Details...
 


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Saturday 6th December - An Amabile Christmas Concert in Kendal
 
Event held At St. Thomas Church, Kendal - 7:00pm
All four Amabile choirs perform their annual Christmas concert
- More Details...
   


beetham_nurseries_small.jpg Wednesday 10th December - NAFAS Floral Demonstration
 
Event held At Beetham Nurseries Garden Cafe, Beetham, Nr. Milnthorpe - 7:30pm
Discover the magic of Christmas floral decoration with Arthur MacDonald - More Details...



pheasant_inn_small.jpg Friday 12th December - Christmas Cabaret Night at The Pheasant
 
Event held At The Pheasant Inn, Allithwaite, Nr. Grange-over-Sands -
Featuring a 3 course dinner plus live entertainment from singer Ashley Morton - More Details...

  

 
beech_hill_hotel_small.jpg Friday 12th & Saturday 13th DecemberChristmas Party Night
 
Event Held At the Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere - 
Includes glass of champagne and canapés upon arrival, four course festive feast and dancing until after midnight - More Details...  Christmas Brochure



music_notes_small.jpg• Saturday 13th December - Ambleside Choral Society Christmas Concert
 
Event held At Ambleside Parish Church, Ambleside - 7:30pm
A feast of Christmas Music which this year features Dvorak Mass in D Op.86 and Mendlessohn's 'Hear My Prayer' plus Christmas Carols - More Details...



snowman_kendal_leisure_small.jpg Thursday 18th December
- The Snowman at Kendal Leisure Centre
 
Event Held At Westmorland Hall, Kendal Leisure Centre - Schools: 1:30pm; Family: 7pm
With a live, professional orchestra playing the score in perfect synchronicity - More Details...




castle_green_hotel_logo.png • Friday 19th December - Christmas Party Disco Lunch at Castle Green Hotel
 
Event Held At Castle Green Hotel, Castle Green Lane, Kendal - 12:00noon to 4:30pm
A fantastic three course lunch with coffee plus great entertainment throughout the afternoon with music from Trax 20/20 - More Details...


  
beech_hill_hotel_small.jpg Friday 19th & Saturday 20th DecemberChristmas Party Night
 
Event Held At the Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere - 
Includes glass of champagne and canapés upon arrival, four course festive feast and dancing until after midnight - More Details...  Christmas Brochure



burneside_brass_band_small.jpg Sunday 21st December Burneside Brass Band Christmas Concert
 
Event Held At Kendal Parish Church, Kendal - 6:30pm
The popular brass band's annual two hour carol service
- More Details...



skirwith_village_hall_small.jpg Sunday 21st December - Swan & Dyer's Winter Warmer
 
Event held At Skirwith Village Hall, Skirwith, Nr. Penrith - 5:00pm
Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer present a festive celebration of Carols & Music Hall - More Details...



flookburgh_band_small85px.jpg  Christmas Day 25th December - Flookburgh Band Carols On The Square
 
Event held In Flookburgh Square, Flookburgh, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - From 11:30am
Flookburgh Band are performing 'Carols on the Square' - your invitation to join the band in celebrating Christmas with carol sheets provided - More Details...



walk Boxing Day 26th December - Woods, Tarns and Gills Walk
 
Event held Meet in LDNPA Car Park, Coniston - 10:30am
Visit Tarn Hows, Tom Gill and Yewdale Woods in this annual Boxing Day walk
- More Details...
 



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Xmas Lights Switch-Ons 2014 in the Lake District & Cumbria
 
ambleside_christmas_small.jpg Saturday 15th November - Ambleside Christmas Lights Switch On & Cruise
 
Event held On Windermere and in Ambleside - from 10:00am
A stunning cruise followed by lanterns carried through the streets - More Details...



christmas_lights_small.jpg Sunday 16th November - Kendal Christmas Lights Switch On
 
Event held From K Village to Kendal Market Place and Finkle Street - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
The Kendal Christmas Lights Switch On features Father Christmas riding in his sleigh drawn by reindeer plus special guests
- More Details...
 



keswick_lights.jpg Friday 21st November - Keswick Christmas Lights Switch On
 
Event held In
Packhorse Court and Market Square, Keswick - from 5:30pm
Activities include a lantern parade and festive market with the lights switch-on at 5:30pm in Packhorse Court and 6pm in Market Square.



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Saturday 22nd November - Barrow Christmas Lights Switch On
 
Event held In Town Square, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness - From 3:00pm (switch-on 6pm)
Annual switch on by X Factor winner Matt Cardle with fun and music plus Bay Radio's roadshow
 

 
cockermouth_christmas_fair.jpg Sunday 23rd November - Cockermouth Christmas Lights Switch On
 
Event held In the Main Street, Cockermouth - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Part of Main Street will be closed off for stalls & entertainment as the lights come on
 


santa_hat.jpg Friday 28th Novem
ber - Lindal-in-Furness Christmas Lights Switch On
 
Event held At The Green and Buccleuch Hall, Lindal-in-Furness - 6:00pm
The switch-on of the village Christmas tree is preceded by a Christmas Fair in Buccleuch Hall


 
windermere xmas lights Saturday 29th November - Windermere Christmas Lights Switch On
 
Event held At Windermere Railway Station, Windermere - 5:00pm
Annual Christmas lights switch-on (Nb. no Stars Parade or Santa Cruise this year)

 


santa1.jpg Saturday 6th December - Grange Christmas Lights Switch-On
 
Event held
At Yewbarrow Terrace, Grange-over-Sands - from 6:00pm
The 68th annual Christmas Tree Lighting with Father Christmas meeting children and the switching on of the Christmas lights followed by carol singing - More Details...
  


christmas_tree.jpg Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th December - Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas Lights / Fair
 
Event held At Market Square, Kirkby Lonsdale - 2:00pm
The annual two day Christmas Fair and Santa Parade with the switch-on of the Christmas lights on Saturday, with the fair continuing on Sunday - More Details...
 

 
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This picture was taken at Cark in Cartmel - looking up towards Applebury Hill (LA11 7NL). Each Christmas this fantastic display has a collection for the NSPCC which raises over £1300.



Christmas and New Year 2014 Menus & Festive Brochures
 
pheasant_inn_small.jpg Download Pheasant Inn, Allithwaite Christmas / New Year Menus

Contains Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, Cabaret and Party Night Menus

Pheasant Inn, Allithwaite, Nr. Grange-over-Sands
  015395 32239  Pheasant Inn Feature

  


beech_hill_hotel_small.jpg View / Download Beech Hill Hotel Christmas 2014 Brochure
Brochure contains details of Party Nights and Christmas /
New Year celebrations

Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere  0871 9032987 Beech Hill Feature
 

 

station inn oxenholme small2.jpg View / Download Station Inn, Oxenholme Christmas 2014
Festive Lunch £16.95 and Festive Dinner
£19.95 (2 & 3 courses available)
 
Station Inn, Oxenholme, Nr. Kendal  01539 724094  Station Inn Feature
  

 
kings_arms_logo.jpg View Kings Arms, Cartmel Christmas 2014 Menus
Christmas Day and New Years Eve Menus plus festive events

The Kings Arms, The Square, Cartmel  015395 33246  Kings Arms Feature

 

 
cavendish arms logo.jpgDownload Cavendish Arms Christmas 2014 Menu
Available during December - 3 courses for £14.95
 
Cavendish Arms, Cavendish Street, Cartmel  015395 36240 
Cavendish Arms Feature
 


castle_green_hotel_logo.png Download Castle Green Hotel Christmas 2014 Brochure
Christmas Party Nights, Festive Lunches and Christmas break details
 
Castle Green Hotel, Castle Green Lane, Kendal  01539 734000  Castle Green Feature
 


 

royal_oak_cartmel_small_1.jpg View Royal Oak, Cartmel Christmas 2014 Menus
Christmas Day and New Years Eve Menus plus festive events

The Royal Oak, The Square, Cartmel
  015395 36259  Royal Oak Feature

 


white_hart_logo_small.jpgWhite Hart Bouth Christmas 2014 Menus

View Christmas Day Lunch MenuChristmas Party Menu  Book Now


White Hart Inn, Bouth, Newby Bridge
  01229 861229  White Hart Feature

  


joshua_tree_small1.jpgDownload Joshua Tree Bistro Christmas Party Menu
December 1st - 23rd £18.50pp - Lunch / Evening - Booking Essential
 
Joshua Tree, Stramongate, Kendal  01539 737223  Joshua Tree Feature

 

 
Christmas Day Lunch in a Box!

cateringlogo.jpgAndrew Southcott Catering are once again offering their traditional Christmas Day Lunch delivered to your door* on Christmas Morning. The meal is plated on white china or foil oven ware. All you have to do is pop it in the microwave or oven for re-heating.

The menu is Smoked Salmon and shrimp terrine, olive bread, Winter leaves, shallot dressing; Roast Turkey with all the trimmings; Christmas pudding and brandy sauce; Meat pie and Christmas cracker.  £25.00 per person (Price TBC).
Tel. 015395 59090
   Andrew Southcott Catering Feature  *LA11 and LA12 postcodes only