Events in the Lake District - May 2018

Saturday 28th April 2018 to Monday 7th May 2018

In and around Ulverston - Various Times
A ten day festival of walks and evening events that celebrate Ulverston's culture and history

Tuesday 1st May 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 3rd May 2018 to Saturday 5th May 2018

The Forum, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness - 7:00pm to 9:15pm
Furness Youth Theatre present the story of a prosperous Edwardian family forced into near-penury

Friday 4th May 2018 to Monday 7th May 2018

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

Friday 4th May 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 4th May 2018

On Windermere with sailings from Lakeside, Bowness & Ambleside Piers
Cumbrian pensioners can get some amazing discounts with Windermere Lake Cruises Friday offer

Saturday 5th May 2018 to Sunday 6th May 2018

Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston - 10:00am to 5:00pm (Sun 4pm)
The UK's only artist-led printmaking festival dedicated to the exhibition and sale of contemporary prints

Saturday 5th May 2018

The People's Hall, Sedbergh, Nr. Kendal - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
The MP for Westmorland & Lonsdale, holds regular Advice Surgeries throughout his constituency

Saturday 5th May 2018

Victory Hall, 4 Station Road, Broughton-in-Furness - 2:30pm and 7:00pm
A comedy about Tim who has no luck with the opposite sex and Rachel who always picks the wrong man

Saturday 5th May 2018

Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 9:00am (Reg. from 8:15am)
One Woman at a Time assists females of all ages to gain education, training and employment

Saturday 5th May 2018

Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 7:00pm
With live band and line dancing lesson, organised by the Victoria Hall Support Group

Saturday 5th May 2018

Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 9:00am
A walk across Morecambe Bay led by Queen's Guide Cedric Robinson MBE in aid of the special school

Saturday 5th May 2018

St John's Church, Ambleside Road, Keswick - 7:30pm
A concert featuring glorious unaccompanied singing from 16th century Spain and Italy

Saturday 5th May 2018

World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, The Laundrama, Rayrigg Road, Bowness - 3:30pm
Enjoy a scrumptious party lunch with your favourite Beatrix Potter character Peter Rabbit

Saturday 5th May 2018

St Thomas Church, Stricklandgate, Kendal - 7:30pm
Including Mozart's Coronation Mass and Solemn Vespers, together with Organ Fantasie in F minor

Sunday 6th May 2018

Lower Holker Village Hall, Cark, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 2:30pm
A comedy about Tim who has no luck with the opposite sex and Rachel who always picks the wrong man

Sunday 6th May 2018

Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 9:00am for 9:30am start
A walk to raise awareness and vital funds to run branches of the Samaritans throughout the North West

Sunday 6th May 2018

Staveley Recreation Ground, Staveley - 9am to 1pm
Staveley Village Association car boot sale on Staveley Recreation Ground - browsers 30p

Monday 7th May 2018

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

Tuesday 8th May 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

Thursday 10th May 2018 to Sunday 13th May 2018

Theatre by the Lake and other Keswick venues
The 27th Keswick Jazz Festival is a showcase for world class traditional and mainsteam jazz

Friday 11th May 2018

Kendal Parish Church, Kirkland, Kendal - 12:30pm to 1:15pm
Today's player is Ian Thompson with proceeds from the retiring collection towards the organ restoration fund

Friday 11th May 2018

South Lakes Foyer, Blackhall Road, Kendal - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
The MP for Westmorland & Lonsdale, holds regular Advice Surgeries throughout his constituency

Friday 11th May 2018 to Sunday 13th May 2018

In and around Kendal
The second Festival features 20 guided walks of varied difficulties and events in and around Kendal

Friday 11th May 2018

Milnthorpe Square, Milnthorpe - 9:30am to 2:30pm
The Farmer's Markets take place on the second Friday of each month with around twenty stalls

Friday 11th May 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 11th May 2018

On Windermere with sailings from Lakeside, Bowness & Ambleside Piers
Cumbrian pensioners can get some amazing discounts with Windermere Lake Cruises Friday offer

Saturday 12th May 2018 to Sunday 13th May 2018

South Windermere Sailing Club, Fell Foot Park, Windermere - Sat: 10am - 4pm; Sun: 11am - 3pm
An opportunity to try sailing on Windermere for free in a South Windermere Sailing Club sailing dinghy

Saturday 12th May 2018

Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 3:15pm for 3:30pm start
Join Age UK Lancashire to walk this magnificent route across Morecambe Bay - BOOKED UP

Saturday 12th May 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 12th May 2018

Kendal Unitarian Chapel, Branthwaite Brow, Market Place, Kendal - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
A short talk and exhibition followed by an interactive session open for tree stories, poems, etc.

Sunday 13th May 2018

Fellside Centre, Low Fellside (off Sepulchre Lane), Kendal - 2.00pm to 4.30pm
Meeting are held every month led by Sangha (Community of Buddhist Monks) Authorized Teachers

Tuesday 15th May 2018

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

Friday 18th May 2018

Cartmel Village Hall, Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
With talks and demonstrations on falls prevention, mindful meditation and benefits and internet advice

Friday 18th May 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

Friday 18th May 2018 to Sunday 20th May 2018

Ferry Nab, Windermere - 10:00am to 5:00pm
An outdoor event on Windermere lake, displaying a variety of new and used yachts and motor boats

Friday 18th May 2018

On Windermere with sailings from Lakeside, Bowness & Ambleside Piers
Cumbrian pensioners can get some amazing discounts with Windermere Lake Cruises Friday offer

Friday 18th May 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 18th May 2018

Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass - 6:00pm
Get on board the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway for a fish and chip supper at Dalegarth station

Saturday 19th May 2018

Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 10:00am to 11:00am
The MP for Westmorland & Lonsdale, holds regular Advice Surgeries throughout his constituency

Saturday 19th May 2018

Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 10:00am to 4:00pm
A Victoria Hall Support Group fundraiser with many antique, art and craft stalls and free admission

Saturday 19th May 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 19th May 2018 to Sunday 20th May 2018

Grate Farm, Helsington, Nr. Kendal - from 9:30am
Featuring vintage and classic tractors, wagons, cars, vans, motor bikes, stationary engines and models

Sunday 20th May 2018

Rothay Manor Hotel, Rothay Road, Ambleside - 12:00 noon to 4:00pm
A great opportunity to meet a wide range of recommended Lake District wedding suppliers

Sunday 20th May 2018

Brathay Hall Estate, Brathay, Nr. Ambleside - Marathon: 10:30am; Go Active: 11am
The Brathay Windermere Marathon starts from Brathay Hall and is the UK's most picturesque marathon

Wednesday 23rd May 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 24th May 2018

The Marchesi Centre, Holly Road, Windermere - 1:30pm to 5:00pm
Give blood and help save a life in the regular blood donor sessions in Windermere

Thursday 24th May 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

Friday 25th May 2018

Kendal Parish Church, Kirkland, Kendal - 12:30pm to 1:15pm
Today's player is Ian Hare with proceeds towards the organ restoration fund

Friday 25th May 2018

On Windermere with sailings from Lakeside, Bowness & Ambleside Piers
Cumbrian pensioners can get some amazing discounts with Windermere Lake Cruises Friday offer

Friday 25th May 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 26th May 2018

Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 7:30pm (doors 7pm)
A Victoria Hall Support Group fundraiser featuring the High Society Jazz Band with hot supper and pud

Saturday 26th May 2018

Hutton Roof, Near Kirkby Lonsdale - Race reg: From 12 noon; Fair: 1:30pm
A great day out with traditional games, sports and side shows and delicious cakes served all day!

Saturday 26th May 2018 to Sunday 27th May 2018

RSPB Leighton Moss, Silverdale, Nr. Milnthorpe - 10:00am to 4:00pm
An opportunity to try out binoculars, telescopes and digiscoping and receive impartial advice

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

Sunday 27th May 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

Sunday 27th May 2018

Rampside Village Hall, Roa Island Road, Barrow-in-Furness - 12 noon to 4pm
Treat yourself to coffee and cake while browsing 17 stalls selling locally made gifts direct from the makers

Monday 28th May 2018

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

Monday 28th May 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

Thursday 31st May 2018

Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 3:00pm (doors 2:30pm)
A Victoria Hall Support Group fundraiser showing Early Man from the makers of Wallace and Gromit

Thursday 31st May 2018 to Saturday 2nd June 2018

Bryce Institute, Burneside, Nr. Kendal - 7:30pm
Burneside Amateur Theatrical Society (BATS) present Frankenstein adapted by John Ginman