Your Guide 2 the Lake District

Events in the Lake District - August 2014

Lakeland Maze Mazes - Open Until September
Lakeland Maze Mazes - Open Until September
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Mintfest Street Arts Festival 2014 in Kendal
Mintfest Street Arts Festival 2014 in Kendal
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Steam to the Hills with a LDNP Ranger Walk
Steam to the Hills with a LDNP Ranger Walk
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Tea With Peter Rabbit Parties - Next Aug. 20th
Tea With Peter Rabbit Parties - Next Aug. 20th
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Lake District Events This Week   |   Lake District Exhibitions This Month

carlisle_market_small.jpg• Friday 1st August - 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...




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Saturday 2nd August
- Cross Morecambe Bay Walk in Aid of Hearing Dogs
 
Event Held
From Arnside to Kents Bank Station, Grange-over-Sands - 9:15am
Raise vital funds for the charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People - More...
 


 
boxes_hope_logo.small.jpg Saturday 2nd August - Boxes of Hope Walk Across the Sands
 
Event Held From Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank - 9:15am
Bay walk in aid of Boxes of Hope Cumbria Christmas Shoebox Appeal
- More...



community-action-nepal_small.jpg Saturday 2nd August - Community Action Nepal Crossing Morecambe Bay
 
Event Held
Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank - 9:15am to 1:15pm approx.
The walk will raise funds for health and education work in Nepal - More...



castle_green_hotel_small.jpg Saturday 2nd August - Summer Boogie With Nine Lives
 

Event held At Best Western Castle Green Hotel, Kendal - 8:00pm
With new band 9 Lives featuring ex-Hoovers, Catdog & Catch 22 members - More...



 
cockermouth_agricultural_show_small.jpg Saturday 2nd August - Cockermouth Agricultural Show
 
Event Held
At The Fitz, Low Road, Cockermouth, Nr. Keswick - From 9:00am
Entertainment for all the family in an action-packed day
- More...



car boot sale • Sunday 3rd August - A6 Car Boot Sale
   (also 10th, 17th, 24th, 25th & 31st August)
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...


 
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- Car Boot Sale
 
Event held At Ambleside Rugby Club, Ambleside - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Another Ambleside Horticultural Society car boot sale at the rugby club - More...



brockhole_small_1.jpg Sunday 3rd August - Birdwatch at Brockhole
 
Event Held At the Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole, Windermere
- All Day
Identify birds and animals in the woodland surrounding Brockhole - More...


 
bay_search_rescue85px.jpg Sunday 3rd August - Bay Search & Rescue Bay Walk
 
Event Held
From Arnside promenade to Kents Bank Station - 10:00am
A unique day out in the fresh air with the Bay Search and Rescue - More...



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concerts grange-over-sands • Sunday 3rd August - Sunday Band Concert - Music in the Park
 
Event held At Park Road Gardens Bandstand, Grange-over-Sands - 2:00pm
The Alan Beecham Jazz Quartet perform an open air summer concert - More...



castle_green_hotel_small.jpg Sunday 3rd August - Charity Family Fun Day
 

Event held At Best Western Castle Green Hotel, Kendal - 12:00 noon - 4:00pm
With Bouncy Castle, Sports Day Games, Charity Stalls, Entertainment etc. - More...




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Sunday 3rd August - 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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Monday 4th August - 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...
 


hawkshead_parish_church_small1_1.jpg • Tuesday 5th August - Music for a Summer Evening
 
Event held At Hawkshead Parish Church of St.Michael and All Angels - 8:00pm
Lucy McKay and Jamie Thompson perform in Hawkshead's 47th music season
- More...
 


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Wednesday 6th August - Cartmel Show 2014
 
Event Held At Cartmel Racecourse, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 8:30am to 5:30pm
A traditional Country Show with plenty of family entertainment
- More...

 

 
brockhole_small_1.jpg Wednesday 6th August - Birdwatch at Brockhole
 
Event Held At the Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole, Windermere
- All Day
Identify birds and animals in the woodland surrounding Brockhole - More...



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Wednesday 6th August - Cruise on Lake Windermere with a Ranger
 

Event held
At Bowness Bay Steamer Pier, Bowness-on-Windermere - 12:20pm
Board a Windermere Steamer and enjoy commentary from a LDNPA Ranger
- More...
 

 
Ev boot2.jpg Thursday 7th August - 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...



sheep dog trials small.jpg Thursday 7th August - Lake District Sheep Dog Trials 2014
 
Event Held At Hill Farm, Ings, Nr. Windermere - 9:00am to 5:00pm
With hound trails, Cumberland & Westmorland wrestling & crafts
- More...

 


     
cartmel_priory_small2.jpg • Thursday 7th August
- Cartmel Priory Concert Season 2014
 
Event held At Cartmel Priory,
Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 1:15pm
The young Bexley Phoenix Choir from London
perform at the historic priory - More...
 


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Saturday 9th August - Organ Marathon at Cartmel Priory
 
Event held At Cartmel Priory,
Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Organ marathon with the Cumbrian Society of Organists - More...
 

  
askham_hall.jpg Saturday 9th August - Askham Hall Summer Feast
 
Event Held At Askham Hall, Askham, Penrith, CA10 2PF - 6:00pm to 1:00am
Gather your friends and enjoy a night of music and great food - More...



derwentwater_regatta_small.jpg Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th August - Derwent Water Regatta in Keswick
 
Event Held
At Crow Park and Derwentwater, Keswick - 10.30am to 3.30pm
Activities include kayaking, coracle building and motor boat trips
- More...


 

ambleside_summer_show_small.jpg Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th August - Ambleside Summer Flower & Craft Show
 
Event held At Kelsick Centre, Ambleside - Sat: 10:30am to 5pm; Sun: 10am to 4pm
The Society's annual show features many horticultural and craft exhibits - More...
 

  
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Saturday 9th August - 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...
 


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Sunday 10th August - Party in the Park in Hawkshead
 
Event held At the Recreation Ground, Hawkshead - 12noon to 6:00pm
Party in the park with entertainment, displays, workshops, stalls & live music - More...
 


historic vehicle  rally grange-over-sands Sunday 10th August - Dales & Lakes Historic Vehicle Day
 
Event Held At Memorial Playing Fields, Grange-over-Sands - 10:30am to 4:30pm
Over 200 immaculate cars and motorcycles plus stalls and birds of prey - More...
 


compass_small Sunday 10th August - 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...



music_notes_small.jpg Monday 11th August - Lunchtime Organ Concert at Cartmel Priory
 
Event held At Cartmel Priory,
Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 1:10pm to 2:00pm
With local organist - admission free, donations welcome - More...
 

 
art_exhibition_small.jpg Tuesday 12th to Saturday 16th August - Cartmel Art Society Exhibition
 
Event held At Cartmel Village Hall, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 10:00am to 6:00pm (daily)
The 48th annual exhibition by local artists with many works for sale - More...



westmorland show small.jpg • Tuesday 12th August - Lunesdale Agricultural Show 2014
 
Event Held At Underley Park, Kirkby Lonsdale - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Including Cumberland & Westmorland Wrestling and Horse & Pony classes
- More...
 


cumbria_growth_hub_small.jpgWednesday 13th August
- Cumbria Family Business Network Workshop
 

Event held
At Westmorland Hotel, Orton, Nr. Penrith - 11:00am to 4:00pm
A free in-depth workshop on defining, building and keeping your brand
- More...
 



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Wednesday 13th August - Cruise on Lake Windermere with a Ranger
 

Event held
At Bowness Bay Steamer Pier, Bowness-on-Windermere - 12:20pm
Board a Windermere Steamer and enjoy commentary from a LDNPA Ranger
- More...
 



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Wednesday 13th August - 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...



brockhole_small_2.jpg Wednesday 13th August - Birdwatch at Brockhole
 
Event Held At the Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole, Windermere
- All Day
Identify birds and animals in the woodland surrounding Brockhole - More...



vale_of_rydal_sheepdog_trials_small.jpg • Thursday 14th August - Rydal Sheepdog Trials & Hound Show
 
Event held At Rydal Park, Ambleside
- from 9:00am
Includes sheepdog trials, beagle, harrier & hound show, hound trails etc. - More...


 
babe_small.jpg Friday 15th August - Levens Hall Family Picnic & Outdoor Cinema
 

Event held At Levens Hall, Levens near Kendal - From 6pm
Bring a picnic and enjoy watching the film Babe on a giant screen - More...




commodore_logo_small.jpg Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th August
- CommFest at the Commodore Inn
 
Event held At the Commodore Inn, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands -
Grange's first beer and music festival with real ale and many bands  - More...



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Saturday 16th August - Flookburgh Band Last Night of the Proms Concert
 
Event held At Victoria Hall, Grange-over-Sands - 7:30pm
The highly popular Flookburgh band's annual concert in Grange - More...


  
beech_hill_hotel_small.jpg • Saturday 16th August - Taste of Cumbria at Beech Hill Hotel
 
Event held
At the Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere -
An evening that showcases the best of Cumbrian food and entertainment - More...
 


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- Lakeland Country Fair 2014
 
Event held At Torver, near Coniston - 12:00noon to 5:30pm
Traditional Cumbrian country fair with terriers, wrestling, fell races etc. - More...
 


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concerts grange-over-sands • Sunday 17th August - Sunday Band Concert - Music in the Park
 
Event held At Park Road Gardens Bandstand, Grange-over-Sands - 2:00pm
Paul Gregson and his electric organ perform an open air summer concert - More...



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Storth & District Gardening Association Show
 
Event held At Storth Village Hall, Storth, Nr. Milnthorpe - 2:00pm
With flowers, fruit, vegetables, handicrafts, cookery, art etc.
- More...



brockhole_small_2.jpg Sunday 17th August - Birdwatch at Brockhole
 
Event Held At the Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole, Windermere
- All Day
Identify birds and animals in the woodland surrounding Brockhole - More...



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Monday 18th August - 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...
 

 
music_notes_small.jpg• Tuesday 19th August
- Royalty Cinema Lunchtime Wurlitzer Concerts
 
Event Held At the Royalty Cinema, Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere
- 12:30pm
David Lowe performs on the Royalty's historic Wurlitzer organ - More...



hawkshead show • Tuesday 19th August - Hawkshead Show 2014

 
Event Held At Hawkshead Hall Farm, Hawkshead - 7:30am to 6:00pm
The annual show with horse classes, dog shows,
craft & trade stands - More...



hawkshead_parish_church_small1_1.jpg • Tuesday 19th August - Music for a Summer Evening
 
Event held At Hawkshead Parish Church of St.Michael and All Angels - 8:00pm
Kirkby Lonsdale Handbell Ringers perform in Hawkshead's 47th music season
- More...



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Wednesday 20th August - Cruise on Lake Windermere with a Ranger
 

Event held
At Bowness Bay Steamer Pier, Bowness-on-Windermere - 12:20pm
Board a Windermere Steamer and enjoy commentary from a LDNPA Ranger
- More...
 

 
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Wednesday 20th August - 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...



brockhole_small_2.jpg Wednesday 20th August - Birdwatch at Brockhole
 
Event Held At the Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole, Windermere
- All Day
Identify birds and animals in the woodland surrounding Brockhole - More...


 
oncescene_small.jpgFriday 22nd August - Oncescene in Hawkshead
 
Event Held At Outgate Inn, Outgate, Nr. Hawkshead - 9:00pm
A never forgotten, musical evening of jazz, soul and Motown hits - More...
 


record_small.jpg Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th August - 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...
 

 
vso_logo1.jpg • Saturday 23rd August - VSO (Voluntary Services Overseas) Bay Walk
 
Event Held From Arnside to Kents Bank Station - 4:00pm
The famous walk across the shifting sands led by Cedric Robinson - More...



rspb binoculars and telescope demonstration - Your guide 2 the lake district • Saturday 23rd, Sunday 24th & Monday 25th August - 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...
 



cartmel races - Your guide 2 the lake district Saturday 23rd & Monday 25th August - Cartmel Races
 
Event Held
At Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - Various Times
Always a great day out with horse racing, funfair & trade stands - More...



water_aid.jpg • Saturday 23rd August - Cross Bay Walk in Aid of Water Aid
 
Event Held From Arnside to Kents Bank Station - 4:00pm
10 mile walk in which you are welcome to bring family, friends & the dog - More...



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Sunday 24th August - 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...



grasmere sports and  show small1.jpg • Sunday 24th August - The Annual Grasmere Sports & Show
 
Event held At The Showfield, Grasmere - All day from 10:00am
Traditional sports including Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling
- More...




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concerts grange-over-sands • Sunday 24th August - Flookburgh Band - Music in the Park
 
Event held At Park Road Gardens Bandstand, Grange-over-Sands - 2:00pm
Another of the weekly open air summer concerts in Grange - More...



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Sunday 24th August - Coffee and Crafts at Rampsdie Hall, Barrow
 
Event Held At Rampside Village Hall, Barrow-in-Furness - 12:00 noon
Enjoy coffee with cake whilst browsing the stalls with genuine unique gifts
- More...
 


brockhole_small_2.jpg Monday 25th August - Birdwatch at Brockhole
 
Event Held At the Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole, Windermere
- All Day
Identify birds and animals in the woodland surrounding Brockhole - More...


 
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day 25th August - 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...
 


compass_small Monday 25th August - 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...



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Tuesday 26th August - 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...



hawkshead_parish_church_small1_1.jpg • Tuesday 26th August - Music for a Summer Evening - Dalton Town Band
 
Event held At Hawkshead Parish Church of St.Michael and All Angels - 8:00pm
The 47th season of Hawkshead concerts concludes
with Dalton Town Band - More...



brockhole_small_2.jpg Wednesday 27th August - Birdwatch at Brockhole
 
Event Held At the Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole, Windermere
- All Day
Identify birds and animals in the woodland surrounding Brockhole - More...


 
ravenglass_eskdale_logo.jpg Thursday 28th August - Steam to the Hills with a LDNP Ranger Walk
 
Event Held From
Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass - 10:45am
Enjoy a steam trip and guided walk with a LDNP National Park Ranger - More...

 


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Thursday 28th to Sunday 31st August - 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...
 

 
Ev boot2.jpg Thursday 28th August - 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...


 
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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...




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Friday 29th to Sunday 31st August - Mintfest Street Arts Festival 2014

Event Held At Various locations, Kendal - Various times
International performer take to Kendal's stages, streets & parks - More...




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Saturday 30th August - 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...



plant small1.jpg • Saturday 30th August - Kirkby Lonsdale Annual Gardening Show
 
Event Held At the Institute, Kirkby Lonsdale - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Featuring a wide variety of vegetables, flowers, pot plants & craft entries
- More...
 

    
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concerts grange-over-sands • Sunday 31st August - Ulverston Town Band - Music in the Park
 
Event held At Park Road Gardens Bandstand, Grange-over-Sands - 2:00pm
Another of the weekly open air summer concerts in Grange - More...



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Sunday 31st August - Car Boot Sale
 

Event held At Staveley Recreation Ground - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Staveley Village Association car boot sale with many bargains - More...
 

 
rheged_small.jpg • From Sunday 31st August -
Cumbrian Contrasts Exhibition
    (until Sunday 7th September)
Event held At Rheged Centre, Redhills, Penrith - 10:00am to 5:00pm (except Sept 7th 10am - 2pm)
An exciting art collection that showcases a variety of style, technique and media - More...