Your Guide 2 the Lake District

Events in the Lake District - December 2014

Featured Events in the Lake District & Cumbria:
Festive Lunch with Santa at Castle Green Hotel
Festive Lunch with Santa at Castle Green Hotel
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Christmas Party Nights at the Beech Hill Hotel
Christmas Party Nights at the Beech Hill Hotel
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Visit Santa at Beetham Nurseries Garden Centre
Visit Santa at Beetham Nurseries Garden Centre
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Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway's Santa Express
Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway's Santa Express
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Lake District Events This Week   |   Lake District Exhibitions This Month

beetham_nurseries_small.jpg Wednesday 3rd December - Beetham Nurseries Late Night Christmas Shopping
 
Event held At Beetham Nurseries, Beetham, Nr. Milnthorpe - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
A full selection of Christmas gifts, decorations & trees plus 10% off all purchases - More...
 


 
drama2.jpg Wednesday 3rd until Saturday 6th December - Snow White
  
Event held At Gaskell Hall, Silverdale, Nr. Carnforth and Kendal -
The Silverdale Village Players present a fast-paced, fun version of Snow White - More...
 


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• Friday 5th December - 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...




kendal_parish_church03_small.jpg Friday 5th, Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th December - Christmas Tree Festival
 
Event Held At Kendal Parish Church - Fri 4pm - 7pm; Sat 11am - 6pm & Sun 3pm - 5pm
The Charity Festival on the three weekends before Christmas includes special concerts
- More...
 


chris_newman_maire_ni_chathasaigh_small.jpg • Friday 5th December - Celtic Christmas Strings at Armathwaite
 
Event Held At Armathwaite Old School Hall, Armathwaite, Carlisle - 7:30pm
A festive feast of harp and guitar played by Chris Newman and Maire Ni Chathasaigh - More...




beech_hill_hotel_small.jpg Friday 5th & Saturday 6th DecemberChristmas Party Night
 
Event Held At the Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere - 
Includes 4 course festive feast and dancing until after midnight - More...



bats small.jpg • Friday 5th & Saturday 6th December - A Christmas Carol
 
Event held At the Bryce Institute, Burneside, Nr. Kendal - 7:30pm
Burneside Amateur Theatrical Society (BATS) perform the Dickens' classic
- More...
 

 
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Friday 5th, Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th December - Sleeping Beauty
  
Event held At Victoria Hall, Grange-over-Sands - 2:30pm (7:30pm on Fri)
Grange Amateur Operatic Society's youth section perform Sleeping Beauty - More...
 


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Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th December - Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas Fair
 
Event Held At Kirkby Lonsdale Town Centre - 2:00pm
With festive shopping, entertainment, food & drink plus Santa's Grotto
- More...

 

 
amabile_choir_small.jpg 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 in Kendal
- More...
   

 
 
ravenglass_eskdale_logo.jpg Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th December - Santa Express
 
Event Held From Ravenglass
Station, Ravenglass - 10:00am, 12:50pm & 3:40pm
Enjoy a magical journey on Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway's Santa Express - More...




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



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• Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th December - Arnside & Silverdale Art Trail Christmas Fair
 
Event held At Leeds Childrens Holiday Centre, Silverdale - 10:00am to 4:00pm
The two day Art Fair features some of the area's finest artists
- More...


 
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)
Traditional family fair which offers seasonal shopping and great entertainment
- More...



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Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th December - Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas Fair
 
Event Held At Kirkby Lonsdale Town Centre - 2:00pm
With festive shopping, entertainment, food & drink plus Santa's Grotto
- More...

 


santa_hat.jpg Saturday 6th December - Grange Christmas Extravaganza
 
Event held
At various venues in Grange-over-Sands - 10:30am to 4:30pm
With Brass Bands, Carol Singing, Christmas Market, Owls, Santa's Grotto etc. - More...
 

 
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December - Grange Christmas Lights Switch-On
 
Event held
At Yewbarrow Terrace, Grange-over-Sands - from 6:00pm
68th Christmas Tree Lighting with Father Christmas meeting children - More...
 


santa.jpg Sunday 7th December - Traditional Christmas Fayre in Keswick
 
Event Held In the Market Place & Town Centre, Keswick
- 10:45am to 3:30pm
The 27th annual fayre with decorated charity stalls and street entertainment
- More...
 


  
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Sunday 7th December - Askham Hall Christmas Market
 
Event Held At Askham Hall Gardens and Cafe, Askham, Nr. Penrith - 11:00am to 4:00pm
With local food, drink and craft stalls plus cakes, wreaths and Santa - More...
 

 
santa_beetham_nurseries_small.jpgSunday 7th December - Visit Santa at Beetham Nurseries
 
Event held At Beetham Nurseries, Beetham, Nr. Milnthorpe - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Come and see Santa and his helper in his very own winter wonderland - More...



black_swan_ravenstonedale.jpg Sunday 7th December - Winter Wonderland at The Black Swan
 
Event held At The Black Swan, Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen
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With many stalls, festive food, mulled wine and Father Christmas
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bowness_beauty_logo_small.jpgMonday 8th December - Bowness Beauty Salon Christmas Evening
 
Event Held At Bowness Beauty, Unit 65 Quarry Rigg, Bowness - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
With many special offers including 20% off all products in the beauty salon - More...



church_mouse_barbon_logo_small.jpg • Tuesday 9
th December - Periodic Table of Cheese - The Game
 
Event held At The Churchmouse, Barbon, Nr. Kirkby Lonsdale - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Competitive cheese tasting in which you taste 10 different cheeses
- More...
 

 

kendal_unitarian_chapel_small.jpg Tuesday 9th December - Riversiders' Carol Concert
 
Event Held At Kendal Unitarian Chapel, Market Place, Kendal - 6:30pm
A night not to be missed! Everyone is welcome in this joyful occasion
- More...
 


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...



kendal_festive_fortnight_small.jpg Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th December - Kendal Christmas Market
 
Event Held At Market Place, Kendal - 11:00am to 7:00pm
Part of Kendal Festive Fortnight with 16 German-style chalets - More...
 


kendal_unitarian_chapel_small.jpg Thursday 11th December - Ship Club Carol Service for the Hearing Impaired
 
Event Held At Kendal Unitarian Chapel, Market Place, Kendal - 11:00am
If you are hard of hearing, please do come and enjoy this carol service
- More...
 


beetham_nurseries_small.jpg Friday 12th December - Christmas Workshops at Beetham Nurseries
 
Event held At Beetham Nurseries, Beetham, Nr. Milnthorpe - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Tracey Peake demonstrates how to make your own Christmas wreath - More...



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...


 
beech_hill_hotel_small.jpg Friday 12th & Saturday 13th DecemberChristmas Party Night
 
Event Held At the Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere - 
Includes 4 course festive feast and dancing until after midnight - More...



kendal_parish_church03_small.jpg Friday 12th, Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th December - Christmas Tree Festival
 
Event Held At Kendal Parish Church - Fri 4pm - 7pm; Sat 11am - 6pm & Sun 3pm - 5pm
Including a performance by Kendal Choral Society and Millennium Youth Choir
- More...
 


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13th December - Christmas on the Green at Milnthorpe
 
Event held On the Green by St Thomas Parish Church, Milnthorpe - 11:00am
Featuring Santa's grotto, choirs, schools, dance groups & Christmas Market - More...
 

  
ravenglass_eskdale_logo.jpg Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th December - Santa Express
 
Event Held From Ravenglass
Station, Ravenglass - 10:00am, 12:50pm & 3:40pm
Enjoy a magical journey on Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway's Santa Express - More...




orton_farmers_market_small.jpg Saturday 13th December - Orton Christmas 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...
 


santa_beetham_nurseries_small.jpgSaturday 13th & Sunday 14th December - Visit Santa at Beetham Nurseries
 
Event held At Beetham Nurseries, Beetham, Nr. Milnthorpe - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Come and see Santa and his helper in his very own winter wonderland - More...


 

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 with Dvorak & Mendlessohn plus Christmas Carols - More...



music_notes_small.jpg Saturday 13th December - Kendal South Choir Perform Handel's Messiah
 
Event Held At St.Thomas' Church, Stricklandgate, Kendal - 7:30pm
Kendal South Choir perform a Christmas concert with Lonsdale Baroque Ensemble
- More...
 


flookburgh_band_small85px.jpgSaturday 13th December - Flookburgh Band Annual Carol Concert
 
Event held At Victoria Hall, Grange-over-Sands - 7:30pm
The popular band perform classic and popular Christmas favourites - More...

 


 
kendal_unitarian_chapel_small.jpg Saturday 13th December - Kendal Christmas Market Event
 
Event Held At Kendal Unitarian Chapel, Market Place, Kendal - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
With nearly new toys and Northumbrian Pipes music by Catherine Ashcroft
- More...
 

  
masons_arms_logo_small.jpg Sunday 14th December - Christmas Market at the Masons Arms
 
Event Held At the Masons Arms, Bowland Bridge -
12:00noon to 4:00pm
With a wonderful selection of Lake District food & Christmas gifts - More...
 


grasmere_players_small1.jpg Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th December - Wolves of Willoughby Chase
 
Event held At Grasmere Village Hall, Grasmere - 7:30pm (plus Sat matinee 2:30pm)
Grasmere Players perform Russ Tunney's adaptation of Joan Aitken's novel - More...
 


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...




beetham_nurseries_small.jpg Friday 19th December - Christmas Workshops at Beetham Nurseries
 
Event held At Beetham Nurseries, Beetham, Nr. Milnthorpe - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Tracey Peake demonstrates how to make your own festive table decoration - More...


 
kendal_parish_church03_small.jpg Friday 19th, Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st December - Christmas Tree Festival
 
Event Held At Kendal Parish Church - Fri 4pm - 7pm; Sat 11am - 6pm & Sun 3pm - 5pm
The final weekend of this year's Christmas Tree Festival in Kendal Parish Church
- More...
 

 

voce_small.jpg Friday 19th December - Voce Christmas Concert at St Charles Church
 
Event held At St Charles RC Church, Grange-over-Sands - 7:30pm
Local group Voce sing a selection of Christmas Music in a classical style - More...


 
skirwith_village_hall_small.jpg Friday 19th December - Screening of 'Frozen'
 
Event held At Skirwith Village Hall, Skirwith, Nr. Penrith - 2:30pm
Disney film based on Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tale of The Snow Queen - More...


 
beech_hill_hotel_small.jpg Friday 19th & Saturday 20th DecemberChristmas Party Night
 
Event Held At the Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere - 
Includes 4 course festive feast and dancing until after midnight - More...



tim farron small• Friday 19th December - Tim Farron MP Advice Surgery
 
Event held At the Castle Street Centre, Kendal - 10:00am to 11:00am
Tim Farron MP for Westmorland & Lonsdale holds another surgery - More...
 


 

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 is held monthly - More...



 
elf_small.jpg Friday 19th December - Elf Christmas Drive-In in Keswick
 
Event held In The Cumberland Pencil Museum Car Park, Keswick - 6:00pm
Christmas comedy film Elf is screened as a Drive-in Cinema experience - More...


 
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Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st December - Visit Santa at Beetham Nurseries
 
Event held At Beetham Nurseries, Beetham, Nr. Milnthorpe
- 11:00am to 1:00pm
Come and see Santa and his helper in his very own winter wonderland - More...



cartmel choral society small.jpg • Saturday 20th December - Cartmel Choral Society Christmas Concert
 
Event held At Cartmel Priory, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 7:30pm
The choir present their annual Christmas concert in the historic Priory - More...
 


ravenglass_eskdale_logo.jpg Saturday 20th to Tuesday 23rd December - Santa Express
 
Event Held From Ravenglass
Station, Ravenglass - 10:00am, 12:50pm & 3:40pm
Enjoy a magical journey on Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway's Santa Express - More...




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
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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...



kendal_festive_fortnight_small.jpg Sunday 21st to Tuesday 23rd December - Kendal Festive Fortnight Skating Rink
 
Event Held At Market Place, Kendal - 10:00am to 7:00pm (Sun 12noon - 7pm)
The skating rink is a great way to get into the festive spirit
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castle_green_hotel_logo.png • Tuesday 23rd December - Festive Party Lunch with Santa at Castle Green Hotel
 
Event Held At Castle Green Hotel, Castle Green Lane, Kendal - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

As well as Santa be entertained by Stu-di-doo with his games and magic show - More...


 
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 Boxing Day walk
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Saturday 27th December - Arthritis Research UK Christmas Party
 
Event Held At The Olde Mill, Bardsea, Ulverston - 8:00pm
Enjoy an evening of entertainment, laughter and surprises!
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