Your Guide 2 the Lake District

Events in the Lake District - July 2014

Roses Grow On You NAFAS Floral Demonstration
Roses Grow On You NAFAS Floral Demonstration
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Ship Fest 2014 Family Music Festival
Ship Fest 2014 Family Music Festival
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Beer Festival at the Kings Arms, Hawkshead
Beer Festival at the Kings Arms, Hawkshead
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Summer Ball at the Beech Hill Hotel Windermere
Summer Ball at the Beech Hill Hotel Windermere
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Lake District Events This Week   |   Lake District Exhibitions This Month

grasmere players Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd July - Grasmere Players Present Twelfth Night
   (also 9th & 10th July)
Event held At Grasmere Village Hall, Grasmere - 8:00pm
The Grasmere Players summer production is Twelfth Night
- More...
 

      
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Wednesday 2nd July - 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...
 


ambleside_school_summer_fair_small.jpg Thursday 3rd July - Ambleside School Summer Fair
 
Event held At Ambleside Primary School, Ambleside - 3:15pm to 5:30pm
Summer fair with bouncy castle, climbing wall, stalls and lots of fun - More...



carlisle_market_small.jpg• Friday 4th July
- 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...




music_notes_small.jpg Saturday 5th July - A Night of Traditional & Classical Folk Music in Penrith
 
Event held At Penrith Players / The Playhouse, Penrith
- 7:30pm
Tom McConville performs with guests in a concert inspired by Mick Johnson - More...
 


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Saturday 5th July - Arnside Community Morecambe Bay Walk
 
Event Held
Kents Bank to Arnside Promenade - 10:30am
Cross Bay walk in aid of Arnside Village community funds - More...



bendrigg_trust_small.jpgSunday 6th July - Bendrigg Trust Cross Bay Walk 2014
 
Event Held
Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank - 11:30am
Help the work of the Bendrigg Trust in their Morecambe Bay Walk - More...



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concerts grange-over-sands • Sunday 6th July - Kirkby Lonsdale 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 6th July - Budokon Yoga Workshops in Penrith
 
Event Held At CrossFit Cumbria, Unit 17/18 Skirgill Business Park, Penrith - 12 noon
A graceful fusion of yoga and martial arts in Penrith - More...


  
brockhole_small_1.jpg Sunday 6th July - 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...



car boot sale • Sunday 6th July - A6 Car Boot Sale
  (also Sundays 13th, 20th & 27th July)
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...



car boot sale small.jpg Sunday 6th July - Car Boot Sale at Lakes School
 
Event Held At The Lakes School, Troutbeck Bridge, Windermere - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Another car boot sale takes place at Lakes School in Troutbeck Bridge - More...
 


drama small.jpg Sunday 6th July - Flookburgh Operatic Society Garden Party
 
Event held At Lower Holker Village Hall, Cark in Cartmel, Nr. Grange - 2:00pm
The annual garden party with strawberries, raffles, white elephant etc - More...
 


 

music_notes_small.jpg Monday 7th July - Lunchtime Organ Concert at Cartmel Priory
 
Event held At Cartmel Priory,
Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 1:10pm to 2:00pm
With organist Anthony Milledge - admission free, donations welcome - More...
 


beetham_nurseries_small.jpg Tuesday 8th July
- Gardening for Bees Talk at Beetham Nurseries
 
Event held At Beetham Nurseries Garden Café, Beetham, Nr. Milnthorpe - 7:30pm
Julia Pigott from The Kendal Beekeepers presents a talk on bees - More...


 
Ev boot2.jpg Thursday 10th July - Dales Way from Staveley to Windermere
 
Event held From Wilf's Cafe, Staveley - 10:30am
A 6 mile LDNPA linear walk between Staveley and Windermere station - More...



drama_small_pic.jpg Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th July - The Bear & The Proposal
 
Event Held At Methodist Church Hall, Grange-over-Sands - 7:30pm
Grange Drama performs two one-act comedies by Anton Chekhov
- More...
   


beer_festival.jpg Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th July - Cartmel Beer Festival
 
Event Held At The Pig & Whistle, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands -
With many local ales and ciders from around the Lake District & Cumbria
- More...
   


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ay 11th to Sunday 13th July - Furness Tradition Festival 2014
 
Event Held At the Coronation Hall and around Ulverston -
The 16th Festival encourages traditional music, song, dance & stories - More...
 



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Friday 11th July - Swede Dreamz at the Keg & Kitchen
 
Event Held
At The Keg and Kitchen, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands -
The top Abba tribute act with 70s disco, costume changes and the Abba hits
- More...



staveley logo small.jpg Friday 11th, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th July - Staveley Carnival 2014
 
Event Held At Staveley Recreation Ground, Main Street, Staveley -
The twelfth biennial weekend of carnival festivities in Staveley
- More...
 

   
orton_farmers_market_small.jpg Saturday 12th July - 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...
 

 
west_cumbria_game_fair_small_1.jpg Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th July
- West Cumbria Game Fair
 
Event Held At Hundith Hill Hotel, Cockermouth
-
A festival of all that is great about the Cumbrian countryside
- More...
 



allithwaite_community_centre01.jpg • Saturday 12th July - Allithwaite Community Centre Carnival
 
Event held At Allithwaite Community Centre, Nr. Grange-over-Sands -
12noon
With carnival and procession, car boot sale, amusements and stalls - More...
 


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concerts grange-over-sands • Sunday 13th July - 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...



cartmel_priory_small2.jpg • Sunday 13th July
- Cartmel Priory Concert Season 2014
 
Event held At Cartmel Priory,
Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 3:30pm
T
he instrumental group
La Serenata perform at the historic priory - More...
 

         
kirkby_lonsdale_motor_club_logo_small.jpg Sunday 13th July - Kirkby Lonsdale Motor Club Car's The Star Show
 
Event held At Heaves Hotel, Levens, Nr. Kendal - 12 noon to 4:00pm
The annual show features classic cars & motorbikes, trade stands etc. - More...

  


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Sunday 13th July - 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 small.jpg • Sunday 13th July - Car Boot Sale
 
Event Held At Queen Katherine School, Kendal - 8:00am to 12:00noon
Bargains galore as well as teas with all proceeds to QKS - More...



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Monday 14th July - Lunchtime Organ Concert at Cartmel Priory
 
Event held At Cartmel Priory,
Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 1:10pm to 2:00pm
With organist Ian Pattinson - admission free, donations welcome - More...
 

       
hawkshead parish church
• Tuesday 15th July - Music for a Summer Evening - La Serenata Trio
 
Event held At Hawkshead Parish Church of St.Michael and All Angels - 8:00pm
David Edmonds, Wendy Sharrock and Charles Edmondson perform
- More...


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


 
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Wednesday 16th July - 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...


 
cartmel races - Your guide 2 the lake district • Saturday 19th July - Cartmel Barbecue Saturday Raceday
 
Event Held At Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel - Gates open: 11:00am
High quality races at Cartmel Racecourse
with refreshments and funfair - More...



art_exhibition_small.jpg From Saturday 19th to Sunday 27th July - Grange Art Society Exhibition
 
Event Held At Victoria Hall, Grange-over-Sands - 10:00am to 5:00pm daily
With framed and unframed paintings and cards by local artists for sale
- More...
 

 
lakeland_maize_logo2012_small.jpg • From Saturday 19th Jul
y - Lakeland Maze Maize Mazes (daily until 3rd Sept.)
 
Event held At Raines Hall Farm, Sedgwick, Kendal - 10:00am to 6:00pm
Family fun with the opening of the two Mazes for the summer - More...
 


music_notes_small.jpg • Saturday 19th to Saturday 26th July
- Lake District Jazz Summer School
 
Event Held At the St. Bees School, St. Bees School
, Near Whitehaven -
A week playing jazz by the sea with some of Europe's finest jazz musicians - More...



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Sunday 20th July - Royal Oak Inn Cartmel Vintage Garden Party
 
Event Held
At the Royal Oak Inn, The Square, Cartmel - 12 noon
Come dressed in 1930s or '40s clothing with events all day long - More...



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Sunday 20th July - 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_1.jpg Sunday 20th July - 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...



coniston_old_man.jpg• Sunday 20th July
- Coniston Country Fair
 
Event Held At Coniston Hall, Coniston - from 11:30am
Traditional agricultural and countryside fair set against Coniston Old Man
- More...
 



castle_green_hotel_small.jpg Sunday 20th July
- Wedding Open Day at the Castle Green Hotel
 

Event held At Best Western Castle Green Hotel, Kendal - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
The 4-star hotel's functions rooms will be dressed for a wedding breakfast - More...




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concerts grange-over-sands • Sunday 20th July - Sedbergh 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 20th July - Morecambe Cross Bay Fundraising Walk
 
Event Held
Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank - 12noon
Raise funds to support conservation charity Friends of the Lake District - More...



genesis_breast_cancer_logo_small.jpg Sunday 20th July - Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention Bay Walk
 
Event Held
Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank - 12noon
Join the fight against Breast Cancer by walking across Morecambe Bay - More...


 
cartmel races - Your guide 2 the lake district • Monday 21st July - Cartmel Barbecue Monday Raceday
 
Event Held At Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel - Gates open: 11:00am
High quality races at Cartmel Racecourse
with refreshments and funfair - More...



clic_sargent_logo_small.jpg Monday 21st July - Sandow Clowns Slapstick Theatre All Laughter Show
 
Event held At Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston - 2:00pm
With hilarious comic sketches, juggling, balancing, stilt walking etc. - More...
 


chamber_philharmonia_cologne_small_1.jpg Monday 21st July Concert by Chamber Philharmonia Cologne
 
Event held At St.Mary's Church, Ambleside Road, Windermere - 7:30pm
Their programme includes Vivaldi, Mozart, Bach, Rossini and Tchaikovsky - More...
 


clic_sargent_logo_small.jpg Tuesday 22nd July - Sandow Clowns Slapstick Theatre All Laughter Show
 
Event held At
Palladium Theatre, St.Georges Road, Millom - 2:00pm
With hilarious comic sketches, juggling, balancing, stilt walking etc. - More...
 


hawkshead parish church
• Tuesday 22nd July - Music for a Summer Evening - Kentdale Ensemble
 
Event held At Hawkshead Parish Church of St.Michael and All Angels - 8:00pm
The 47th season of free summer concerts in Hawkshead - More...


 
chamber_philharmonia_cologne_small_1.jpg Wednesday 23rd July Concert by Chamber Philharmonia Cologne
 
Event held At St.Mary's Church, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness - 7:30pm
Their programme includes Vivaldi, Mozart, Bach, Rossini and Tchaikovsky - More...
 


windermere steamer
Wednesday 23rd July - 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...



clic_sargent_logo_small.jpg Wednesday 23rd July - Sandow Clowns Slapstick Theatre All Laughter Show
 
Event held At Kendal Town Hall, Highgate, Kendal - 2:00pm
With hilarious comic sketches, juggling, balancing, stilt walking etc. - More...
 


beetham_nurseries_small.jpg Thursday 24th July - Beetham Nurseries Coach Trip to RHS Flower Show
 
Event held At Beetham Nurseries Garden Café, Beetham, Nr. Milnthorpe - 8:00am
The RHS Flower Show is the place to find gardening at its most creative - More...
 

 
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Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th July - 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...
 


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Thursday 24th July Concert by Chamber Philharmonia Cologne
 
Event held At Holy Trinity Parish Church, Kirkland, Kendal - 7:30pm
Their programme includes Vivaldi, Mozart, Bach, Rossini and Tchaikovsky - More...
 


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Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th July - Milnthorpe Art Exhibition
 
Event held At St.Thomas Church, Milnthorpe - 10:00am to 6:30pm (Sun 3pm)
South Lakeland's most prestigious open art display with paintings & ceramics
- More...

  


clic_sargent_logo_small.jpg Thursday 24th July - Sandow Clowns Slapstick Theatre All Laughter Show
 
Event held At Egremont Market Hall, Market Street, Egremont - 2:00pm
With hilarious comic sketches, juggling, balancing, stilt walking etc. - More...
 


market2 small.jpg Friday 25th July
- 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...




lodore_falls_small.jpg Friday 25th July - Emotional Freedom Workshop at Lodore Falls Hotel
 
Event held At Lodore Falls Hotel, Borrowdale, Keswick - 10:00am to 5:00pm
For anyone who is interested in being free of unwanted negative patterns - More...
 


oncescene_small.jpgFriday 25th July - Oncescene in Hawkshead
 
Event Held At The King's Arms, The Square, Hawkshead - 9:00pm
A never forgotten, musical evening of jazz, soul and Motown hits - More...
 


kings_arms_small.jpg Friday 25th, Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th July - Kings Arms Beer Festival
 
Event held At The Kings Arms Hotel, The Square, Hawkshead -
A 100% Cumbrian Beer Festival, a celebration of Cumbrian food and drink - More...



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Friday 25th July Concert by Chamber Philharmonia Cologne
 
Event held At St. John's Church, St John's Street, Keswick - 7:30pm
Their programme includes Vivaldi, Mozart, Bach, Rossini and Tchaikovsky - More...
 


clic_sargent_logo_small.jpg Friday 25th July - Sandow Clowns Slapstick Theatre All Laughter Show
 
Event held At Lunesdale Hall, Bective Road, Kirkby Lonsdale - 2:00pm
With hilarious comic sketches, juggling, balancing, stilt walking etc. - More...
 


rspb binoculars and telescope demonstration - Your guide 2 the lake district • Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th July - 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...
 


 
record_small.jpg Saturday 26th July
- 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...
 

  
ship_inn_sandside_small.jpg • Saturday 26th July
- Ship Fest 2014 Family Music Festival
 
Event held At The Ship Inn, Sandside, Nr. Milnthorpe - Noon until Midnight
Charity fun day with f
amily entertainment and live music from 15 bands - More...



beech_hill_hotel_small.jpg • Saturday 26th July - Summer Ball at Beech Hill Hotel
 
Event held
At the Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere -
It's time to put on your dancing shoes for a night of summer fun! - More...
 


penrith_show_small.jpg • Saturday 26th July - Penrith Show
 
Event held At The Show Field, Brougham, Nr. Penrith - From 9:00am
An agricultural country show with many livestock categories
- More...



craft_market_small.jpg Saturday 26th July to Monday 4th August - Ten Day Summer Craft Fair
 
Event Held At Dacre Hall, Lanercost Priory, Nr. Brampton
- 10:00am to 5:30pm
This outstanding quality craft fair in aid of Dacre Hall is in its 38th year - More...
  


romeo_juliet_kendal_small.jpg Saturday 26th July - Romeo and Juliet at Kendal Parish Church
 
Event held At Kendal Parish Church, Kendal - 7:00pm
Shakespeare's most popular play is performed by Say Two - More...
 

 
cumbria_steam_gathering_small1.jpg • Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th July - Cumbria Steam Gathering
 
Event held At Cark Airfield, Flookburgh, Grange-over-Sands - From 9:00am
The 2014 steam gathering will feature over 1,200 classic exhibits
- More...



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26th July - Beetham Sports 2014
 
Event held At Beetham, Nr. Milnthorpe - 1:00pm
The 94th annual sports which is always a great family day out
- More...



threlkeld_quarry_railway_steam_gala_small.jpg Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th July - Threlkeld Quarry Railway Steam Gala
 
Event Held At Threlkeld Quarry & Mining Museum, Keswick
- 10:00am to 5:00pm
The annual gala with 6 visiting steam locos plus resident engine Sir Tom - More...
  

 
lake_artists_society • From Saturday 26th July -
Lake Artists Society Summer Exhibition
    (until Wednesday September 3rd)
Event held At the New Hall, Grasmere - 10:30am to 4:30pm
Annual exhibition of paintings and sculptures by leading Cumbrian artists - More...
 


compass_small Sunday 27th July
- 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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concerts grange-over-sands • Sunday 27th July - Dalton 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...



Prom art Grange-over-Sands Sunday 27th July - 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...


 
music_notes_small.jpg • Monday 28th July
- Lunchtime Organ Concert at Cartmel Priory
 
Event held At Cartmel Priory,
Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 1:10pm to 1:55pm
With organist Anthony Milledge - admission free, donations welcome - More...
   

 
hawkshead parish church
• Tuesday 29th July - Music for a Summer Evening - Allegri Singers
 
Event held At Hawkshead Parish Church of St.Michael and All Angels - 8:00pm
Performing rare and wonderful musical masterpieces in Hawkshead
- More...


 
world_beatrix_potter_attraction_2011_logo_small.jpg Wednesday 30th July - 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_1.jpg Wednesday 30th July - 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...



windermere steamer
Wednesday 30th July - 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...



beetham_nurseries_small.jpg Thursday 31st July
- Roses Grow On You NAFAS Floral Demonstration
 
Event held At Beetham Nurseries Garden Café, Beetham, Nr. Milnthorpe - 7:30pm
'Roses Grow On You' is a floral demonstration by David Ryland - More...


 
ravenglass_eskdale_logo.jpg Thursday 31st July - Steam to the Hills with a LDNP Ranger Walk
 
Event Held At
Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass - 10:45am
Enjoy a steam trip and guided walk with a LDNP National Park Ranger - More...




ambleside sports Thursday 31st July - Ambleside Sports
 
Event held At Rydal Park, Ambleside - 10:00am (first event 12 noon)
For 200 years locals and visitors have enjoyed this traditional Lakeland event - More...