Events in the Lake District - August 2018

Saturday 26th May 2018 to Sunday 2nd September 2018

Old Laundry Theatre, World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Bowness - 10:30am & 1:30pm (also 4pm in school holidays) 

This mini musical adventure stage show brings to life Beatrix Potter’s favourite characters

Saturday 14th July 2018 to Sunday 30th September 2018

Raines Hall Farm, Sedgwick, Nr. Kendal - 10am to 6pm
Lakeland Maize Maze near Kendal has two maize mazes and farm park and is a great day out

Wednesday 1st August 2018

Bowness Pier 1, Bowness-on-Windermere - 7:00pm
A summer evening cruise on Windermere with a two course buffet, live music and stunning views

Wednesday 1st August 2018

Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel, Near Grange-over-Sands - 8:30am to 5:30pm
The Cartmel Show 2018 is a traditional country show with family entertainment at Cartmel Racecourse

Wednesday 1st August 2018

Ullswater Steamers, Pooley Bridge Pier, Ullswater - 7:00pm
A two hour evening cruise with fish supper and musical entertainment from Pete Lashley

Thursday 2nd August 2018

Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass - 10:15am
Enjoy a guided walk back to the sea over Muncaster Fell after riding on Ravenglass & Eskdale railway

Thursday 2nd August 2018

Derwentwater Foreshore, Keswick - Various start times 10:15am to 2:30pm
Discover the reality of life on the island past and present and enjoy the gardens and amazing views

Thursday 2nd August 2018

Age UK South Lakeland, Station Square, Grange-over-Sands - Every Thursday 11:00am
The Grange Health Walk is a way of improving people's health by gentle exercise in the fresh air

Friday 3rd August 2018

W.I. Hall, Orchard Road, Arnside - 9:30am to 11:30am
Delicious home baking, home-made cakes, preserves, jams, chutneys, crafts, plants and vegetables

Friday 3rd August 2018 to Monday 6th August 2018

Mintbridge, Shap Road, Kendal - 10:00am to 5:00pm
With loads of bouncy castles, inflatable slides, ball pool, hoppers track and giant games

Friday 3rd August 2018

Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 7:30pm
With live music from organist Elizabeth Harrison, featuring ballroom, sequence and old time dancing

Friday 3rd August 2018

Lowther Castle & Gardens, Penrith - 7:00pm to 9:15pm
Family outdoor theatre by the internationally known Illyria Theatre Group at Lowther Castle

Saturday 4th August 2018

Bowness Pier 1, Bowness-on-Windermere - 7:00pm
A summer evening cruise on Windermere with a two course buffet, live music and stunning views

Saturday 4th August 2018

Showground, The Fitz, Low Road, Cockermouth - 9.00am until late
An action-packed day with animal classes, sheep dogs, foxhounds and terriers, plus show jumping

Saturday 4th August 2018 to Sunday 5th August 2018

Ford Park, Ulverston - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Including pike, musket and artillery displays, military skirmishes and 17th century skills demonstration

Saturday 4th August 2018 to Sunday 5th August 2018

Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 10.30am (Sat); 11am (Sun)
Join Galloways Society for the Blind on their sponsored walk across the Morecambe Bay sands

Saturday 4th August 2018

Chequers Hotel, Abbey Road, Dalton-in-Furness - 7:30pm
Cabaret Evening with TV comedian Gary Marshall and fantastic vocal duo Bitter Sweet Harmony

Sunday 5th August 2018

Park Road Gardens Bandstand, Grange-over-Sands - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Today's performance in the Music In The Park concert season is by the KCB Big Band

Tuesday 7th August 2018

Entrance to Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 10:45am
The Walking For Health scheme takes place every Tuesday and starts from Cartmel Racecourse

Tuesday 7th August 2018

Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston - 8:00pm
Six game cash bingo and prize raffle all in support of the Coronation Hall Charity

Tuesday 7th August 2018

Hawkshead Parish Church of St.Michael & All Angels, Main Street, Hawkshead - 8.00pm
Tonight's performance is a Lake District Summer Music Concert by The New String Trio

Wednesday 8th August 2018

Ullswater Steamers, Pooley Bridge Pier, Ullswater - 7:00pm
A two hour evening cruise with fish supper and musical entertainment from Pete Lashley

Wednesday 8th August 2018

Bowness Pier 1, Bowness-on-Windermere - 7:00pm
A summer evening cruise on Windermere with a two course buffet, live music and stunning views

Wednesday 8th August 2018

Force Crag Mine, Coledale near Keswick - Tour starts from 10:30am to 3pm
Join a guided tour to discover the story of the last mineral mine to be worked in the Lake District

Wednesday 8th August 2018

Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston - 1:15pm to 4:00pm & 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Give blood and help save a life in the regular donor sessions at the Coronation Hall

Thursday 9th August 2018

Hill Farm, Ings, Near Staveley / Windermere - 10:00am to 5:00pm
With hound trails, Cumberland & Westmorland wrestling, sheepdog trials, crafts & sheepdog show

Thursday 9th August 2018

Age UK South Lakeland, Station Square, Grange-over-Sands - Every Thursday 11:00am
The Grange Health Walk is a way of improving people's health by gentle exercise in the fresh air

Friday 10th August 2018

W.I. Hall, Orchard Road, Arnside - 9:30am to 11:30am
Delicious home baking, home-made cakes, preserves, jams, chutneys, crafts, plants and vegetables

Friday 10th August 2018

Milnthorpe Square, Milnthorpe - 9:30am to 2:30pm
The Milnthorpe Farmers' Markets take place monthly with a special Xmas market held in December

Friday 10th August 2018 to Sunday 12th August 2018

Cartmel Village Hall, Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 10:00am to 5:30pm (4:30pm Sun)
Quality antiques and collectibles including ceramics, jewellery, coins and small items of furniture

Saturday 11th August 2018

Bowness Pier 1, Bowness-on-Windermere - 7:00pm
A summer evening cruise on Windermere with a two course buffet, live music and stunning views

Saturday 11th August 2018

Orton Village Hall and Market Square, Orton, Nr. Penrith - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Held on the second Saturday of each month with over 30 stalls selling mainly local produce

Saturday 11th August 2018

Hawkshead Parish Church of St.Michael & All Angels, Main Street, Hawkshead - 8:00pm
Tonight's performance in the 51st season of concerts in Hawkshead is by the Colne Orpheus Glee Union

Saturday 11th August 2018

Derwent Pencil Museum, Keswick - 12:30pm to 4:30pm
A fundraising event for Eden Animal Rescue featuring nice family walks with jetty jumping and great views

Saturday 11th August 2018 to Sunday 12th August 2018

Kelsick Centre, St. Marys Lane, Ambleside - Sat: 10:30am to 5pm; Sun: 10am to 4pm
With 250 competitive classes, including vegetables, cut flowers, wine, eggs, fruit and pot plants

Saturday 11th August 2018

Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 7:00pm
Why not bring flags and whistles and dress for the occasion in the band's Last Night of the Proms concert?

Sunday 12th August 2018

Yewtree Playing Fields, Yewtree Road, Grange-over-Sands - 11:30am to 4:00pm
An annual event with 250 immaculate vehicles displayed each August on the Memorial Playing Fields

Tuesday 14th August 2018

Kendal Club Room, Castle Green Hotel, Kendal - 1:45pm to 3:45pm & 5pm to 7:30pm
Give blood and help save a life in the regular donor sessions at the Castle Green Hotel

Tuesday 14th August 2018

Entrance to Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 10:45am
The Walking For Health scheme takes place every Tuesday and starts from Cartmel Racecourse

Wednesday 15th August 2018

Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Gosling Sike, Houghton Road, Houghton, Carlisle - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Janet from Langwathby Station Cafe is selling hot & cold light lunches, snacks and home-baked goodies

Wednesday 15th August 2018

Ullswater Steamers, Pooley Bridge Pier, Ullswater - 7:00pm
A two hour evening cruise with fish supper and musical entertainment from Pete Lashley

Wednesday 15th August 2018

Bowness Pier 1, Bowness-on-Windermere - 7:00pm
A summer evening cruise on Windermere with a two course buffet, live music and stunning views

Thursday 16th August 2018

Rydal Park, Nr. Ambleside & Grasmere - From 8:30am
Featuring sheepdog trials, beagles, Coniston and fell foxhounds, hound trails and gun dog demo

Thursday 16th August 2018

Wray Castle, Low Wray, Ambleside - Various Start Times
Take to Windermere on a sailing boat, learn a new skill and compete in a team race

Thursday 16th August 2018

Age UK South Lakeland, Station Square, Grange-over-Sands - Every Thursday 11:00am
The Grange Health Walk is a way of improving people's health by gentle exercise in the fresh air

Friday 17th August 2018

W.I. Hall, Orchard Road, Arnside - 9:30am to 11:30am
Delicious home baking, home-made cakes, preserves, jams, chutneys, crafts, plants and vegetables

Friday 17th August 2018

Florence Arts Centre, Florence Mine, Egremont - 10:00am to 2:30pm
A wildlife walk by the River Ehen where you will be able to reach a good climbing tree and do silly challenges

Friday 17th August 2018

Unsworth's Yard, Cartmel village, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 10:00am to 4:00pm
The popular food market features the finest food from Cartmel and the Lake District

Saturday 18th August 2018

Bowness Pier 1, Bowness-on-Windermere - 7:00pm
A summer evening cruise on Windermere with a two course buffet, live music and stunning views

Saturday 18th August 2018

Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Art / Craft & Antique Fair in Grange with free admission and bar and refreshments available

Saturday 18th August 2018

Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 10:45am
Help the Bendrigg Trust in supporting disabled and disadvantaged people by walking the bay

Saturday 18th August 2018

From Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank Station, Grange-over-Sands - 10:45am
Join East Lancashire Hospital Charity on ‘one of the world's most wonderful journeys’ across Morecambe Bay

Saturday 18th August 2018

Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 10:45am
Heartbeat, the leading cardiac rehabilitation charity, hosts their annual Morecambe Bay Walk

Saturday 18th August 2018

LDNPA Car Park, Stock Lane, Grasmere - 10:00am
Learn basic navigation skills outside in small, friendly groups with a map and compass provided

Saturday 18th August 2018

From Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank Station, Grange-over-Sands - 10:45am
Raise funds for a wonderful cause that provides free education for vulnerable children in Eastern Nigeria

Saturday 18th August 2018

Park Pavilion, Barrow Park, Park Avenue, Barrow-in-Furness - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Learn logical and practical ways to make your birth an empowering and transformative experience

Sunday 19th August 2018

Park Road Gardens Bandstand, Grange-over-Sands - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Today's performance in the Music In The Park summer season 2018 is by South Cumbria Band

Sunday 19th August 2018

The Bandstand, The Glebe, Glebe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
A free event on the Glebe with the band playing a selection of popular and well known Scottish tunes

Sunday 19th August 2018

Florence Arts Centre, Florence Mine, Egremont - 8:00pm
Stooshie the funked up Cumbrian folk band perform at Florence Arts Centre with support from Burnt Horse

Sunday 19th August 2018

Florence Arts Centre, Florence Mine, Egremont - 10:00am to 4:00pm
In this day of arts and crafts at the Arts Centre you can find out why wild pollinators need your help

Sunday 19th August 2018

Castle Street Community Centre, Castle Street, Kendal - 2.00pm to 4.30pm
Meeting are held every month led by Sangha (Community of Buddhist Monks) Authorized Teachers

Sunday 19th August 2018

Little Arrowfields, Torver, near Coniston - 12:00 noon to 5:30pm
A traditional Cumbrian country fair with terriers, lurchers, foxhounds, beagles and wrestling

Sunday 19th August 2018

Castle Green Hotel, Castle Green Lane, Kendal - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
The four star hotel's functions rooms will be dressed for a wedding breakfast or for a civil ceremony

Sunday 19th August 2018

Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 11:30am
Participate in this Morecambe Bay walk to raise funds to support Jigsaw, Cumbria's Children's Hospice

Sunday 19th August 2018

Grange Fell Allotments, Fell Road, Grange-Over-Sands - 11:00am to 5:00pm
You can view a wide selection of gardening styles and techniques amongst the thirty plots

Monday 20th August 2018

LDNPA Car Park, Hawkshead - 10:30am
A free LDNP leisurely guided walk with some spectacular views through the fields around Hawkshead

Tuesday 21st August 2018

Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Monthly Bingo session with cash prizes, raffle and bar at the Victoria Hall in Grange-over-Sands

Tuesday 21st August 2018

Derwentwater Foreshore, Keswick - Various start times 10:15am to 2:30pm
Discover the reality of life on the island past and present and enjoy the gardens and amazing views

Tuesday 21st August 2018

Entrance to Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 10:45am
The Walking For Health scheme takes place every Tuesday and starts from Cartmel Racecourse

Tuesday 21st August 2018

Wray Castle, Low Wray, Ambleside - Various Start Times
Take to Windermere on a sailing boat, learn a new skill and compete in a team race

Tuesday 21st August 2018

Hawkshead Hall Farm, Hawkshead - 7:30am to 6:00pm
With traditional craft and trade stands, horse classes, dog shows, hound trailing etc.

Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Ullswater Steamers, Pooley Bridge Pier, Ullswater - 7:00pm
A two hour evening cruise with fish supper and musical entertainment from Pete Lashley

Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Bowness Pier 1, Bowness-on-Windermere - 7:00pm
A summer evening cruise on Windermere with a two course buffet, live music and stunning views

Thursday 23rd August 2018

Wray Castle, Low Wray, Ambleside - Various Start Times
Take to Windermere on a sailing boat, learn a new skill and compete in a team race

Thursday 23rd August 2018

Age UK South Lakeland, Station Square, Grange-over-Sands - Every Thursday 11:00am
The Grange Health Walk is a way of improving people's health by gentle exercise in the fresh air

Friday 24th August 2018

Cross Lane Projects, Cross Lane, Kendal - 6:30pm
Songwriter and musician Viv Albertine, formerly of post-punk band The Slits, discusses her new memoir

Friday 24th August 2018

Staveley Village Hall, Abbey Square, Staveley - 7:30pm (doors 6:45pm)
Singer songwriters Tim Chu and Ian Bailey perform A Celebration of Simon & Garfunkel

Friday 24th August 2018

W.I. Hall, Orchard Road, Arnside - 9:30am to 11:30am
Delicious home baking, home-made cakes, preserves, jams, chutneys, crafts, plants and vegetables

Saturday 25th August 2018

Morrisons Café, Queen Katherines Avenue, Kendal - 10:00am to 11:00am
The MP for Westmorland & Lonsdale, holds regular Advice Surgeries throughout his constituency

Saturday 25th August 2018

Bowness Pier 1, Bowness-on-Windermere - 7:00pm
A summer evening cruise on Windermere with a two course buffet, live music and stunning views

Saturday 25th August 2018

West Park, Broughton-in-Furness - From 9:00am
Featuring Cumberland & Westmorland wrestling, vintage machinery, livestock & children's entertainment

Saturday 25th August 2018

Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 7:00pm (doors 6:30pm)
A Victoria Hall Support Group fundraiser showing Lean On Pete, based on Willy Vlautin’s downbeat novel

Sunday 26th August 2018

The Showfield, Stock Lane, Grasmere - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Traditional sports from Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling to fell and mountain bike racing

Sunday 26th August 2018

Park Road Gardens Bandstand, Grange-over-Sands - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Today's performance in the Music In The Park concert season is by the acclaimed Flookburgh Band

Sunday 26th August 2018 to Monday 27th August 2018

Monastery of Saint Francis, Storth Road, Storth, Nr. Milnthorpe - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
The small, delightful monastery gardens will be open to support St John's Hospice in Lancaster

Sunday 26th August 2018

Along the Promenade, Grange-over-Sands - 10:00am to 4:00pm
The buying and selling of Arts and Crafts along the promenade at Grange with about 80 stalls

Monday 27th August 2018

War Memorial Playing Fields, Silverdale Road, Arnside - Gates open 6am
A car boot sale at Arnside Cricket & Football Club with stalls, barbecue, teas and coffee

Monday 27th August 2018

Kendal Rugby Club, Mintbridge Stadium, Shap Road, Kendal - 2:00pm to 10:00pm
Status Quo open air concert with full supporting line-up, including Massive Wagons and Storm

Monday 27th August 2018

Tilberthwaite Quarry car park, Near Coniston - 10:30am
A guided LDNPA walk that takes in Little Langdale, Cathedral Cave and Colwith Falls

Monday 27th August 2018

Pump Field, Braithwaite Old Bridge, Braithwaite, Keswick - 8:30am
A traditional agricultural show with animal exhibits, industrial marquee, trade stands, arts & crafts etc.

Tuesday 28th August 2018

Wray Castle, Low Wray, Ambleside - Various Start Times
Take to Windermere on a sailing boat, learn a new skill and compete in a team race

Tuesday 28th August 2018

Entrance to Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 10:45am
The Walking For Health scheme takes place every Tuesday and starts from Cartmel Racecourse

Wednesday 29th August 2018 to Saturday 1st September 2018

Bryce Institute, Burneside, Nr. Kendal - 7:30pm
Burneside Amateur Theatrical Society (BATS) present another celebration of movie musicals

Wednesday 29th August 2018

Ullswater Steamers, Pooley Bridge Pier, Ullswater - 7:00pm
A two hour evening cruise with fish supper and musical entertainment from Pete Lashley

Wednesday 29th August 2018

Bowness Pier 1, Bowness-on-Windermere - 7:00pm
A summer evening cruise on Windermere with a two course buffet, live music and stunning views

Thursday 30th August 2018

Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass - 10:15am
Enjoy a guided walk back to the sea over Muncaster Fell after riding on Ravenglass & Eskdale railway

Thursday 30th August 2018

Ante Room, Forum 28, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness - 12:45pm to 2:45pm & 3:45pm to 5:45pm
Give blood and help save a life in the regular donor sessions at Forum 28 in Barrow

Thursday 30th August 2018

Wray Castle, Low Wray, Ambleside - Various Start Times
Take to Windermere on a sailing boat, learn a new skill and compete in a team race

Thursday 30th August 2018

Age UK South Lakeland, Station Square, Grange-over-Sands - Every Thursday 11:00am
The Grange Health Walk is a way of improving people's health by gentle exercise in the fresh air

Friday 31st August 2018

W.I. Hall, Orchard Road, Arnside - 9:30am to 11:30am
Delicious home baking, home-made cakes, preserves, jams, chutneys, crafts, plants and vegetables

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