Events in the Lake District - October 2017

Friday 1st September 2017 to Friday 27th October 2017

Lakeland Motor Museum, Old Blue Mill, Backbarrow, Ulverston
Cumbrian pensioners can get some amazing discounts with Lakeland Motor Museum Friday offer

Friday 29th September 2017 to Sunday 1st October 2017

Wasdale Hall, Wasdale, Seascale
An opportunity to hike to England’s highest and most spectacular peak, Scafell Pike, in aid of RSBC

Tuesday 3rd October 2017

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 3rd October 2017

Grange Institute, Imperial Building, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
An informative and engaging free session for family carers supporting someone living with dementia

Wednesday 4th October 2017

Old Laundry Theatre, World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Crag Brow, Bowness - 2:30pm
Beatrix Potter tells her own story discovering herself as an illustrator, story writer conservationist and farmer

Wednesday 4th October 2017

Marchesi Centre, Holly Road, Windermere - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
A free course for family carers who are supporting someone with dementia

Wednesday 4th October 2017

Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole, Windermere - 2:00pm
Gain an insight into Brockhole's history, plants and seasonal highlights, followed by afternoon tea

Thursday 5th October 2017

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 6th October 2017

Kendal Unitarian Chapel, Branthwaite Brow, Market Place, Kendal - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Kevin Rowan-Drewitt discusses the history and power of runes and shows how to make a talisman

Friday 6th October 2017

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

Friday 6th October 2017

City Centre, Carlisle - 9:00am to 3:15pm
Carlisle Farmers' Market is organised by Made in Cumbria with an excellent choice of local produce

Friday 6th October 2017

Windermere Library, Ellerthwaite, Windermere - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
The MP for Westmorland & Lonsdale, holds regular Advice Surgeries throughout his constituency

Friday 6th October 2017 to Saturday 7th October 2017

Function Suite, Castle Green Hotel, Castle Green Lane, Kendal - 5:00pm to 11:00pm
The Castle Green Beer Festival features fabulous local beers, local food and great entertainment

Friday 6th October 2017

Armathwaite Hall Hotel, Bassenthwaite Lake, Keswick, CA12 4RE - 7:00pm
An evening of glitz and glamour to help West Cumbria Carers celebrate their 25th Anniversary

Friday 6th October 2017 to Sunday 8th October 2017

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

Friday 6th October 2017 to Saturday 4th November 2017

The Old Laundry Theatre, Rayrigg Road, Bowness - 2:30pm and 7:30pm
A rare opportunity to see Alan Ayckbourn’s first revival in over 20 years of this light-hearted musical

Saturday 7th October 2017 to Sunday 8th October 2017

Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass
Join the reserved seat Peppa Pig trains to the activity marquee where you can meet Peppa in person

Saturday 7th October 2017

Castle Street Community Centre, Castle Street, Kendal - 7:30pm
Craig Duggan performs contemporary and traditional songs that have a Cumbrian connection

Saturday 7th October 2017

Wilf's Cafe, Mill Yard, Back Lane, Staveley - 10:30am
A climb from Staveley through Craggy Woods and onto the fells to visit Potter Tarn and Gurnal Dubbs

Saturday 7th October 2017

United Reformed Church, Main Street, Cockermouth - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Featuring antiques, collectables, fine jewellery, cookware, furniture, furnishings, vintage china etc.

Sunday 8th October 2017

Parkhouse Farm, Heversham, Milnthorpe - 10:00am to 3:00pm
The Farm to Fork Food & Drink Market features artisan stalls selling mouth-watering food and drinks

Tuesday 10th October 2017

Blackwell Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere - 9:30am to 10:30am
A lecture by Dr Zoe Thomas accompanying Blackwell's Women of the Arts & Crafts Movement exhibition

Tuesday 10th October 2017

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 10th October 2017

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 11th October 2017

Marchesi Centre, Holly Road, Windermere - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
A free course for family carers who are supporting someone with dementia

Thursday 12th October 2017

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

Thursday 12th October 2017

Circle Gallery, Theatre By The Lake, Lakeside, Lake Road, Keswick - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
An informative and engaging free session for family carers supporting someone living with dementia

Thursday 12th October 2017

Florence Arts Centre, Florence Mine, Egremont - 7:00pm
Films at Florence are showing one of the year's most talked about films, Jordan Steele's modern horror Get Out

Friday 13th October 2017 to Saturday 14th October 2017

Grasmere Village Hall, Broadgate, Grasmere - Fri: Noon - 6pm; Sat: 10:30am - 5pm
The second annual fair featuring antiquarian and second hand books, maps, prints and ephemera

Friday 13th October 2017

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

Friday 13th October 2017

ASDA Café, Burton Road, Kendal - 10:00am to 11:00am
The MP for Westmorland & Lonsdale, holds regular Advice Surgeries throughout his constituency

Friday 13th October 2017

The Hydro Hotel, Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Concert by Stephen Bayliss, one of the best entertainers of his generation, in aid of St John’s Hospice

Saturday 14th October 2017

Upfront Arts Venue, Nr Hutton in the Forest, Skelton, Penrith - Doors 8:00pm
Nubiyan Twist are an eleven piece live band who play afrobeat, reggae, jazz and latin music

Saturday 14th October 2017 to Sunday 15th October 2017

Barrow 6th Form College, Rating Lane, Barrow-in-Furness - 10:00am to 5:00pm
The 55th exhibition will feature working model railway layouts, model engineering, model ships etc.

Saturday 14th October 2017

Allithwaite Community Centre, Quarry Lane, Allithwaite - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
With fancy dress, best decorated lantern, games and prizes - Children £2 (3 or under free), Adults £1

Saturday 14th October 2017

Florence Arts Centre, Florence Mine, Egremont - Workshop: 12 - 3pm; Concert: 7:30pm
A unique fusion of music and art from jazz duo FuMar and local artist Stephen Warner

Saturday 14th October 2017

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 14th October 2017 to Sunday 15th October 2017

Beetham Nurseries, Beetham near Milnthorpe
The nurseries' traditional annual apple weekend where the nation's favourite fruits are celebrated

Sunday 15th October 2017

Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Come along to the beautifully decorated hall to find all you need for your wedding in a spectacular venue

Tuesday 17th October 2017

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 17th October 2017

Royalty Cinema, Lake Road, Bowness-on-Windermere - 12:30pm
Today's concert featuring the Royalty's 1927 Wurlitzer organ is performed by Royalty House Organists

Wednesday 18th October 2017

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

Wednesday 18th October 2017

Marchesi Centre, Holly Road, Windermere - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
A free course for family carers who are supporting someone with dementia

Wednesday 18th October 2017

Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole, Windermere - 2:00pm
Gain an insight into Brockhole's history, plants and seasonal highlights, followed by afternoon tea

Thursday 19th October 2017

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 20th October 2017

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

Friday 20th October 2017

Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal - 9:00am
A talk by Jo Baring, director of The Ingram Collection, which has artworks in the Land | Sea | Life exhibition

Friday 20th October 2017

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 21st October 2017

Kendal Leisure Centre, Burton Road, Kendal - From 6pm; Walks begin 8pm
Over 500 local people will run, walk or jog around Kendal town centre to raise funds for CancerCare

Saturday 21st October 2017

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 21st October 2017

Cartmel Priory, Cartmel, Near Grange-over-Sands - 7:30pm
Levens Choir perform a concert at Cartmel Priory with the main work being Dvorak's Mass in D

Sunday 22nd October 2017

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

Sunday 22nd October 2017

Skirwith Village Hall, Church Street, Skirwith - 7:00pm
A comedy screening from 2017 starring Joan Collins, Pauline Collins and Franco Nero

Monday 23rd October 2017 to Saturday 28th October 2017

Unit 14, Angel Square, Penrith
The pets of Penrith and their owners are invited to the Pet Week Studio for a Professional Pet Portrait

Tuesday 24th October 2017

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

Tuesday 24th October 2017

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 24th October 2017 to Saturday 28th October 2017

Kelsick Centre, St. Marys Lane, Ambleside - 8:00pm
Ambleside Players present an hilarious comedy by Peter Gordon,at the Kelsick Centre

Wednesday 25th October 2017 to Thursday 26th October 2017

From lido to play park on the prom, Grange-over-Sands - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Come and spot the pumpkins on the prom - all you need is warm clothing and a torch!

Wednesday 25th October 2017

Tom Gill NT car park at Glen Mary Bridge, Nr. Coniston - 10:30am
A stunning walk over Tom Heights to Colwith Force and Holme Fell with views over Coniston Water

Thursday 26th October 2017

South Lakes Safari Zoo, Melton Terrace, Lindal-In-Furness - 10:30am to 11:30am
Come get messy and make new friends whilst exploring new tastes smells and touch

Thursday 26th October 2017

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

Thursday 26th October 2017 to Saturday 28th October 2017

Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 7:30pm nightly (doors 7pm)
Featuring Green Forms by Alan Bennett and The Allergic Audience by Joan Greening

Thursday 26th October 2017 to Saturday 28th October 2017

Tithe Barn, The Rectory, Grasmere - 10:00am to 6:00pm (Sat 4pm)
An Antique & Collectors Fair in Grasmere featuring antiques, collectables, curios and crafts etc.

Friday 27th October 2017 to Saturday 28th October 2017

Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass - 6:00pm
Board the Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway Halloween Ghost Train and try not to get spooked!

Friday 27th October 2017

Kendal Market Place, Kendal - 9:30am to 3:30pm
The farmers' market organised by Made in Cumbria is the oldest known market in Cumbria

Friday 27th October 2017

Lowther Castle & Gardens, Penrith - 5:00pm to Midnight
Night at the Castle presents an evening of creepy performance and chilling encounters

Saturday 28th October 2017

Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere
A Spooktacular night of tricks and treats with a four course meal designed around the spooky season

Saturday 28th October 2017 to Sunday 12th November 2017

Upfront Arts Venue, Nr Hutton in the Forest, Skelton, Penrith - Tues to Sun 10am - 4:30pm
An art exhibition called 'Clearing' by Alan Stones at the Upfront Arts Venue near Hutton in the Forest

Saturday 28th October 2017

Fell Foot Park, South Windermere, LA12 8NL - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Come along to Fell Foot after dark and dress up in Halloween costume for a spooky family fright run

Saturday 28th October 2017

Penrith Town Centre, Penrith - 10:00am to 8:00pm
A magical festival that celebrates all things rural, traditional and fun and featuring a torchlit procession

Saturday 28th October 2017 to Sunday 29th October 2017

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 28th October 2017

Rampside Village Hall, Roa Island Road, Barrow-in-Furness - 12 noon to 4pm
Treat yourself and your loved ones to coffee with homemade cake whist you browse Christmas craft stalls

Saturday 28th October 2017

Church of Holy Trinity and St George, Blackhall Road, Kendal - 10:30am
Fr Dominic Robinson Ecclesiastical Advisor of Aid to the Church in Need will talk about his trip to Iraq

Monday 30th October 2017 to Tuesday 31st October 2017

Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass - 6:00pm
Board the Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway Halloween Ghost Train and try not to get spooked!

Tuesday 31st October 2017

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