Lake District Events This Week

Angela Strange Felt Exhibition in Egremont

Friday 22nd May 2015 to Friday 10th July 2015
Angela Strange Felt Exhibition in Egremont

▶ Florence Arts Centre, Florence Mine, Egremont - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Angela Strange's textile exhibition at Florence Arts Centre is of earth, sea and sky reflections in felt
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National Go Canoeing Week Challenge on Windermere

Saturday 23rd May 2015 to Sunday 31st May 2015
National Go Canoeing Week Challenge on Windermere

▶ Windermere Canoe & Kayak, Ferry Nab Road / Newby Bridge, Windermere - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Visitors can hire equipment and complete a 1 or 3-mile challenge on any day in National Go Canoeing Week
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Eskdale Art Show

Saturday 23rd May 2015 to Monday 25th May 2015
Eskdale Art Show

▶ St Bega's School, Longrigg Lane, Eskdale, Holmrook - 10:00am to 4:30pm
With paintings, pictures, photos and prints, as well as ceramics, woodwork, jewellery, pottery etc.
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Secondhand & Collectable Book Fair in Glenridding

Saturday 23rd May 2015 to Wednesday 27th May 2015
Secondhand & Collectable Book Fair in Glenridding

▶ Glenridding Public Hall, Glenridding, Nr. Penrith - 11:00am to 4:30pm
Featuring literature, poetry, history, Lake District books, out of print paperbacks & scarce, collectable books
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RSPB Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekend

Saturday 23rd May 2015 to Monday 25th May 2015
RSPB Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekend

▶ RSPB Leighton Moss, Silverdale, Nr. Milnthorpe - 10:00am to 4:00pm
An opportunity to try out binoculars, telescopes and digiscoping and receive impartial advice
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Arnside Art Group Exhibition 2015

Saturday 23rd May 2015 to Saturday 30th May 2015
Arnside Art Group Exhibition 2015

▶ W.I. Hall, Orchard Road, Arnside - 10:00am - 5:00pm (except Sat 4pm)
The annual exhibition by members of the Arnside Art Group with this year's charity St John’s Hospice
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Wirral Community Choir in Ambleside

Monday 25th May 2015
Wirral Community Choir in Ambleside

▶ Ambleside Parish Church, Vicarage Road, Ambleside - 1:00pm
A mix of classical numbers, songs from the Shows and popular and rock songs in Ambleside Parish Church
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Caves, Falls and Fells Coniston Walk

Monday 25th May 2015
Caves, Falls and Fells Coniston Walk

▶ Tilberthwaite Quarry car park, Near Coniston - 10:30am
A free guided LDNPA walk that takes in Little Langdale, Cathedral Cave and Colwith Falls
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Cartmel Races - Spring Race Meetings

Monday 25th May 2015
Cartmel Races - Spring Race Meetings

▶ Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel, Near Grange-over-Sands
The annual spring horse racing meetings at Cartmel racecourse are always great days out
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Ambleside Horticultural Car Boot

Monday 25th May 2015
Ambleside Horticultural Car Boot

▶ Ambleside Rugby Club, Borrans Road, Ambleside - 9:00am to 1:00pm
A Car Boot Sale at Ambleside Rugby Club in aid of Ambleside Horticultural Society
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Hug A Bunny at the World of Beatrix Potter

Monday 25th May 2015
Hug A Bunny at the World of Beatrix Potter

▶ The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Every Bank Holiday Monday Peter Rabbit will meet his fans at the Attraction and give them a big hug!
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A6 Car Boot Sale - Bank Holiday Monday

Monday 25th May 2015
A6 Car Boot Sale - Bank Holiday Monday

▶ Yealand Conyers on A6 between Carnforth and Milnthorpe - 7:00am to 2:00pm
The popular car boot sale takes place every Sunday and Bank Holiday during the summer months
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The Little Market in Kirkby Stephen

Monday 25th May 2015
The Little Market in Kirkby Stephen

▶ Kirkby Stephen Masonic Hall, North Road, Kirkby Stephen - 10:00am to 4:00pm
There's free entry to the table top sale with bric-a-brac, handmade, vintage, plants and clothing.
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Birdwatch at Brockhole

Wednesday 27th May 2015
Birdwatch at Brockhole

▶ Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole, Windermere - 11:00am
Identify birds and animals in the woodland surrounding the Lake District Visitor Centre
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Tea With Peter Rabbit Parties in Bowness

Wednesday 27th May 2015
Tea With Peter Rabbit Parties in Bowness

▶ The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, Crag Brow, Bowness-on-Windermere - 12 noon to 2pm
Enjoy a scrumptious party lunch with your favourite Beatrix Potter character Peter Rabbit
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Cartmel Races - Spring Race Meetings

Wednesday 27th May 2015
Cartmel Races - Spring Race Meetings

▶ Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel, Near Grange-over-Sands
The annual spring horse racing meetings at Cartmel racecourse are always great days out
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Steam to the Hills with an LDNP Ranger

Thursday 28th May 2015
Steam to the Hills with an LDNP Ranger

▶ Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass - 10:30am
Enjoy a guided walk back to the sea over Muncaster Fell after riding on Ravenglass & Eskdale railway
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BATS Presents George Orwell's 1984

Thursday 28th May 2015 to Saturday 30th May 2015
BATS Presents George Orwell's 1984

▶ Bryce Institute, Burneside, Nr. Kendal - 7:30pm
Burneside Amateur Theatrical Society (BATS) present George Orwell's 1984 at the Bryce Institute
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Windermere Lake Cruises Pensioner Discount Day

Friday 29th May 2015
Windermere Lake Cruises Pensioner Discount Day

▶ On Windermere with sailings from Lakeside, Bowness & Ambleside Piers
Cumbrian pensioners can get some amazing discounts with Windermere Lake Cruises Friday offer
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Kendal Made in Cumbria Farmers' Market

Friday 29th May 2015
Kendal Made in Cumbria Farmers' Market

▶ Kendal Market Place, Kendal - 9:30am to 3:30pm
The farmers' market organised by Made in Cumbria is the oldest known market in Cumbria
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Lakeland Motor Museum Pensioner Discount Day

Friday 29th May 2015
Lakeland Motor Museum Pensioner Discount Day

▶ Lakeland Motor Museum, Old Blue Mill, Backbarrow, Ulverston
Cumbrian pensioners can get some amazing discounts with Lakeland Motor Museum Friday offer
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Holker Garden Festival 2015

Friday 29th May 2015 to Sunday 31st May 2015
Holker Garden Festival 2015

▶ Holker Hall, Cark-in-Cartmel, Nr Grange-over-Sands - 10:00am to 5:30pm
With over 200 exhibitors, stunning horticultural displays, exciting events arena & great entertainment
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Morecambe Bay Hospitals Charity Cross Bay Walk

Saturday 30th May 2015
Morecambe Bay Hospitals Charity Cross Bay Walk

▶ From Arnside to Kents Bank Station, Grange-over-Sands - 3:30pm
Raise funds for the Morecambe Bay Hospitals Charity in their annual Cross Bay fundraising walk
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Cumbria Wildlife Trust Morecambe Bay Walk

Saturday 30th May 2015
Cumbria Wildlife Trust Morecambe Bay Walk

▶ Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 3:30pm
Walk for wildlife in Cumbria Wildlife Trust’s annual walk across the iconic Morecambe Bay sands
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Navigation Skills for Beginners Grasmere

Saturday 30th May 2015
Navigation Skills for Beginners Grasmere

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

Saturday 30th May 2015
Meningitis Now Morecambe Bay Walk

▶ From Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank Station, Grange-over-Sands - 3:30pm
Join Meningitis Now on a wonderful 3 – 4 hour walk across the golden sands of Morecambe Bay
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Hill-Wheeler School, Kenya Morecambe Bay Walk

Saturday 30th May 2015
Hill-Wheeler School, Kenya Morecambe Bay Walk

▶ From Ash Meadow, Arnside to Kents Bank Station, Grange-over-Sands - 3:30pm
In aid of Hill-Wheeler School Preparatory School, Kenya, raising funds to improve school buildings
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Country Fest 2015 in Crooklands

Saturday 30th May 2015 to Sunday 31st May 2015
Country Fest 2015 in Crooklands

▶ Westmorland County Showground, Lane Farm, Crooklands - 10:00am to 5:00pm (Sun 4pm)
Country Fest brings independent Cumbrian food and drink producers and suppliers to Crooklands
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Licence to Thrill at Beech Hill Hotel

Saturday 30th May 2015
Licence to Thrill at Beech Hill Hotel

▶ Beech Hill Hotel, Newby Bridge Road, Windermere
A night of intrigue, gambling and suspense in Windermere with music provided by Bond Forever
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A6 Car Boot Sale - Every Sunday

Sunday 31st May 2015
A6 Car Boot Sale - Every Sunday

▶ Yealand Conyers on A6 between Carnforth and Milnthorpe - 7:00am to 2:00pm
The popular car boot sale takes place every Sunday and Bank Holiday during the summer months
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Car Boot Sale at Endmoor Village Hall

Sunday 31st May 2015
Car Boot Sale at Endmoor Village Hall

▶ Endmoor Village Hall, Endmoor, Near Kendal - 8:00am to 1:00pm
A car boot sale at Endmoor Village Hall at Endmoor near Kendal
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Sunday Band Concerts in Grange

Sunday 31st May 2015
Sunday Band Concerts in Grange

▶ Park Road Gardens Bandstand, Grange-over-Sands - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Today's performance in Grange's Music In The Park concert season is by the popular Dalton Town Band
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Discover Keswick LDNP Guided Walk

Sunday 31st May 2015
Discover Keswick LDNP Guided Walk

▶ Main entrance Theatre by the Lake, Keswick - 10:30am
A leisurely LDNP guided walk in which you will learn about Keswick's landscape and history
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Prom Art 2015 in Grange-over-Sands

Sunday 31st May 2015
Prom Art 2015 in Grange-over-Sands

▶ 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
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