Your Guide 2 the Lake District

Events in the Lake District - April 2014

Events in the Lake District and Cumbria – Your Guide 2 the Lake District’s events and what’s on guide
Events are sponsored by cartoonist & sketch artist 'Evsie' - Robin Grenville Evans
   
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Thursday 3rd April - Cobra Demo Day at Grange Golf Club
 
Event held At Grange-over-Sands Golf Club, Grange-over-Sands - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Offering one to one appointments with a Cobra tour technician - More...


  
kings_arms_cartmel_small.jpg • Friday 4th April - Live Music at The Kings Arms, Cartmel
 
Event Held At The Kings Arms, The Square, Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands -
Four piece rock/pop band Ulpha 590 perform at the historic pub -
More...


 
carlisle_market_small.jpg Friday 4th April - Carlisle Farmers' Market
 
Event Held
In the City Centre, Carlisle - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Organised by Made in Cumbria with an excellent choice of local produce - More...




palette_small.jpgFriday 4th April - Grange Art Society Painting for Pleasure
 
Event Held At St.Paul's Church Hall, Grange-over-Sands - 7:15pm to 9:15pm
Meet and enjoy painting for pleasure with Grange & District Art Society
- More...

 


craft_market_small.jpg Saturday 5th April - Craft and Vintage Fayre in Carlisle
 
Event Held At The Old Fire Station, Warwick Street, Carlisle - 10:00am to 4:00pm
With crafty, handmade & unique stalls, local producers, fashion boutiques etc - More...




commodore_logo_small.jpg Saturday 5th April
- Commodore Inn Entertainment
 
Event held At the Commodore Inn, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 9:00pm
5 piece rock covers band Rusty Bullets perform at the Commodore - More...



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- Record & CD Fair in Windermere
 
Event held At The Ladyholme Centre, Lake Road, Windermere -
8:00am to 6:00pm
Featuring Pop & Rock Collectors vinyl records to buy and sell plus CDs - More...
 


music_notes_small.jpg • Saturday 5th April - G72 at the Keg & Kitchen
 
Event Held
At The Keg and Kitchen, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 9:00pm
Live music fundraiser downstairs @ the Keg with four piece band G72
- More...



kings_arms_cartmel_small.jpg • Saturday 5th April - Live Music at The Kings Arms, Cartmel
 
Event Held At The Kings Arms, The Square, Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands -
Five-piece party rock band Killer Bunny perform at the historic pub -
More...



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Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th April - Green Door 9th Annual Art Trail
 
Event Held In Various venues throughout South Lakes & North Lancashire - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Artists welcome visitors into their studios and homes - More...



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Sunday 6th April - Shap Spring Classic Bike Ride
 
Event Held From the Shap Memorial Hall, Main Street, Shap, Nr. Penrith -
The first of three events in the Lakeland Classic cycle series - More...
 


 
lakeland_maize_logo2012_small.jpg Wednesday 9th to Tuesday 22nd April -
Easter at Lakeland Maze Farm Park
 
Event Held At Raines Hall Farm, Sedgwick, Kendal
- 10:00am - 5:00pm
An Easter treat for all the family at Lakeland Maze Farm Park
- More...
 


   
swing_city_trio_small.jpg Wednesday 9th April - Swing City Quartet at Kendal Jazz Club
 
Event Held At Staveley Brewery & Beer Hall (next to Wilf's Cafe), Staveley - 8:00pm
Recreating the style of small
1930s and '40s New York swing groups - More...
  


 

beetham_nurseries_small.jpg Wednesday 9th April - Bonsai For Beginners Talk
 
Event held At Beetham Nurseries Garden Café, Beetham, Nr. Milnthorpe - 7:00pm
A demonstration by John Barnes of Wyndcote Bonsai Nursery of Lytham - More...
 


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9th to Saturday 12th April - Princess Ida at Kendal Town Hall
 
Event held At Kendal Town Hall, Kendal
- 7:30pm
Kendal & District Gilbert & Sullivan Society presents the Savoy opera - More...

  


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Thursday 10th to Sunday 20th April - Easter Watersports on Windermere
 
Event Held At Windermere Outdoor Adventure Centre, Windermere
- Various Times
A
ctivities including canoeing, kayaking, sailing and windsurfing - More...


 
market2 small.jpg • Friday 11th April - Milnthorpe Farmers' Market
 
Event held At Milnthorpe Square, Milnthorpe - 9:30am to 2:30pm
The monthly farmers' markets offer high quality local produce - More...
 


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Friday 11th April
- Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Fish Supper
 
Event held
At Dalegarth Station on Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway - 6:00pm
Get on board for a fish and chip supper at Dalegarth station - More...



castle_green_hotel_small.jpg• Friday 11th, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th April - Alexander's Beer Festival
 

Event held In The Function Room, Best Western Castle Green Hotel, Kendal -
With fabulous local beers, local food and great live entertainment - More...



 
bowness_blues_festival_small.jpg Friday 11th, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th April - Bowness Bay Blues Festival
 

Event held At various venues in Bowness-on-Windermere -
Windermere Rotary present the third Blues Festival in a stunning setting - More...
 


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Saturday 12th April - Cartmel Choral Society Spring Concert
 
Event Held At Cartmel Priory, Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands
- 7:30pm
The choral society's annual Spring concert at the historic Priory - More...



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Saturday 12th April - Orton Farmers' Market
 
Event Held At Orton Village Hall & Market Square, Orton nr. Penrith - 9:30am to 2:30pm
With over 30 stallholders offering speciality and award-winning produce - More...
 



beech_hill_hotel_small.jpg • Saturday 12th April - Gourmet & Wine Tasting Night
 
Event held
At the Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere -
The perfect night for food connoisseurs at the hotel overlooking Windermere - More...
 


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Sunday 13th April - Tea With Peter Rabbit
 
Event held At The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Bowness - 12 noon
Enjoy a scrumptious party lunch with your favourite character Peter Rabbit - More...
 


car boot sale • Sunday 13th April - A6 Car Boot Sale
  (also Sundays 20th & 27th April)
Event held On the A6 between Carnforth and Milnthorpe - from 7:00am
The popular car boot - cars £5, browsers and on site parking free - More...
 


Ev boot2.jpg Sunday 13th April - Walk With The Romans
 
Event held At LDNPA car park, Ambleside - 10:30am
A leisurely guided walk into the old Roman fort of Galava - More...


 
levens_choir_small.jpg • Sunday 13th April - Levens Choir Perform Rachmaninov Vespers
 
Event held 
At St. George's Church, Kendal - 7:30pm
Cellist Peter Freyhan also performs J.S. Bach, Cello Suite no.3 in C major - More...

 

  
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14th to Friday 18th April - Unlocked Art - Easter Activities at Abbot Hall
 
Event Held At Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Free family activities at Abbot Hall during the Easter Holidays - More...


 
lakes_leisure_easter_holidays.jpg Monday 14th to Monday 21st April - Easter Activities at Kendal Leisure Centre
 
Event Held At Kendal Leisure Centre, Burton Road, Kendal
- Various Times
Including Intensive Swimming Lessons and Multi Sports Activity Days
- More...
 


 
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Tuesday 15th April - A Tale of Vikings and Monks - Hawkshead Walk

 
Event held At LDNPA Car Park, Hawkshead - 10:30am
A leisurely walk with spectacular views around Hawkshead - More...


 
levens_choir_small.jpg • Tuesday 15th April - Levens Choir Perform Rachmaninov Vespers
 
Event held 
At St. Mary's Church, Queens Square, Kirkby Lonsdale - 7:30pm
Cellist Peter Freyhan also performs J.S. Bach, Cello Suite no.3 in C major - More...

 


music_notes_small.jpg• Tuesday 15th April
- Royalty Cinema Lunchtime Wurlitzer Concerts
 
Event Held At the Royalty Cinema, Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere
- 12:30pm
Howard Beaumont performs on the Royalty's historic Wurlitzer organ - More...



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Wednesday 16th
April - The Great Peter Rabbit Easter Egg Hunt
 
Event held At World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Bowness-on-Windermere - 10:00am
The launch of the North of England’s biggest Easter egg hunt - More...
 


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Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th April - Ulverston Society of Artists Spring Exhibition
 
Event Held At the Coronation Hall, Ulverston - 9:30am to 5:00pm (4:30pm Sat)
The annual exhibition includes paintings, drawings and craftwork - More...
 



jim_mcallister_small.jpg Thursday 17th April - Jim McAllister as Frank Sinatra at Uplands Hotel
 
Event held Uplands Hotel
, Nr. Cartmel & Grange-over-Sands - 7:00pm
Jim McAllister epitomises all the charm and charisma of the legendary Sinatra - More...



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17th to Saturday 19th April - Ambleside Players Present 'Murder Weekend'
 
Event held At the Kelsick Centre, Ambleside - 8:00pm
The Players present comedy thriller Murder Weekend by Bettine Manktelow - More...
 

 
brockhole_small_1.jpg Friday 18th and Sunday 20th April - Easter Extravaganza at Brockhole
 
Event Held At Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole, Windermere
- 11:00am
Featuring treasure hunts, the Brockhole bunny and fun for all the family! - More...
 


          
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Friday 18th to Monday 21st April - Cartmel Antiques Fair
 
Event Held At Cartmel Village Hall - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Why not visit the antiques fair and see if you can pick up a bargain? - More...
 


rspb binoculars and telescope demonstration - Your guide 2 the lake district • Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th April - Binoculars & Telescopes Demonstrations
 
Event Held At RSPB Leighton Moss, Silverdale - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Get some hands on advice on
binoculars and telescopes in this free event - More...
 



cancer_care_2013_logo_small.jpg Saturday 19th April - Big Bunny Bike Ride in Aid of CancerCare
 
Event Held From VVV Health and Fitness Club, The Shore, Hest Bank - 11:30am
CancerCare's annual 5 mile family bike ride along Morecambe Promenade - More...
 


whittington_races_small.jpg Saturday 19th April - Whittington Races
 
Event held At Low Hall, Whittington, Nr. Kirkby Lonsdale - From 1:00pm
Whittington Races is always a great day out for all the family
- More...
 


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Saturday 19th April - Tea With Peter Rabbit
 
Event held At The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Bowness - 12 noon
Enjoy a scrumptious party lunch with your favourite character Peter Rabbit - More...
 


commodore_logo_small.jpg Sunday 20th April
- Commodore Inn Entertainment
 
Event held At the Commodore Inn, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 5:00pm
4-piece contemporary acoustic folk/pop band Molly Warburton perform - More...



compass_small Monday 21st April
- Map and Compass Day in Grasmere
 
Event held At LDNPA car park, Stock Lane, Grasmere - 10:00am
A practical day on the fells to improve your navigation skills - More...



car boot sale • Monday 21st April - A6 Car Boot Sale
 
Event held On the A6 between Carnforth and Milnthorpe - from 7:00am
The popular car boot - cars £5, browsers and on site parking free - More...



music_notes_small.jpg Monday 21st April
- Lunchtime Organ Concert at Cartmel Priory
 
Event held At Cartmel Priory,
Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 1:10pm to 2:00pm
With organist Adrian Self - admission free, donations welcome - More...
 

 
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- Car Boot Sale
 
Event held At Ambleside Rugby Club, Ambleside - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Another Ambleside Horticultural Society car boot sale at the rugby club - More...



crafty_cow_urswick_small.jpg • Monday 21st April - Urswick Craft and Vintage Extravaganza
 
Event held In Urswick Recreational Hall, Urswick Nr. Ulverston - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Family fun day with 25 exhibitors, face painting, craft workshops, vocalist - More...
  
 

world_beatrix_potter_attraction_2011_logo_small.jpg • Monday 21st April - Hug a Bunny at The World of Beatrix Potter
 
Event held At The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Bowness - 10:00am - 5:30pm
Peter Rabbit will meet his fans and give them a big hug! - More...
 


storth_village_hall.jpg • Monday 21st April - Table Top Sale at Storth Village Hall
 
Event held At Storth Village Hall, Storth, Nr. Milnthorpe - 9:30am to 1:30pm
An Easter Monday Table Top Sale with refreshments available - More...
 


Ev boot2.jpg Tuesday 22nd April - Walk With The Romans
 
Event held At LDNPA car park, Ambleside - 10:30am
A leisurely guided walk into the old Roman fort of Galava - More...


  
Ev boot2.jpg • Wednesday 23rd April
- Coffins, Caves and Crags Walk
 
Event held At Market Cross Information Centre, Ambleside - 10:30am
See a lofty crag, three lakes, a cave & great scenery in this guided walk
- More...
 


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Thursday 24th April - A Tale of Vikings and Monks - Hawkshead Walk

 
Event held At LDNPA Car Park, Hawkshead - 10:30am
A leisurely walk with spectacular views around Hawkshead - More...



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- Kendal Farmers' Market
 
Event Held At the Market Place, Kendal - 9:30am to 3:30pm
A vibrant farmers' market organised by Made in Cumbria is held monthly - More...




star_walk_small_1.jpg • Saturday 26
th April - CancerCare StarWalk 2014
 
Event Held From lakes leisure, Burton Road, Kendal -
9:00pm
The 8th StarWalk event is a charity night walk or run around Kendal - More...



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Saturday
26th April until Monday 5
th May - Ulverston WalkFest 2014

 
Event held In and around Ulverston and hills and fells of the Duddon and Rusland Valleys -
A 10 day festival of walks and evening events that celebrate Ulverston - More...



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Sunday 27th April - Prom Art 2014
 
Event held Along the Promenade, Grange-over-Sands - 9:30am to 4:00pm
The 10th year of
selling of Arts and Crafts along the prom at Grange - More...



commodore_logo_small.jpg Sunday 27th April
- Commodore Inn Entertainment
 
Event held At the Commodore Inn, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 4:00pm
Chuck Fish and the Noise Club perform at the Commodore - More...



music_notes_small.jpg Sunday 27th April - Louise Jordan: Florilegium Spring Tour in Windermere
 
Event held At The Mortal Man, Beckside, Windermere - 9:00pm
Hailed "a rising star" by the Telegraph, Louise performs at The Mortal Man - More...



craft_market_small.jpg Sunday 27th April - Spring Craft & Shopping Fair in Lazonby
 
Event held At Lazonby Village Hall, Lazonby near Penrith - 10:00am to 4:00pm
With 10 stalls of crafts, gifts, clothes, toys, books and plants
- More...