Lake District Events This Week

Steam Yacht Gondola Cruises on Coniston

Wednesday 1st April 2015 to Saturday 31st October 2015
Steam Yacht Gondola Cruises on Coniston

▶ Coniston Pier, Lake Road, Coniston - Sailings from 11am
Sail on Gondola on Coniston water, a beautifully-rebuilt Victorian steam powered passenger yacht
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Lakeland Maize Maze and Farm Park

Saturday 18th July 2015 to Sunday 27th September 2015
Lakeland Maize Maze and Farm Park

▶ 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
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Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Anniversary

Friday 28th August 2015 to Monday 31st August 2015
Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Anniversary

▶ Ravenglass Station and Dalegarth Station
Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway are celebrating their 100th anniversary as a narrow gauge railway
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RSPB Binoculars and Telescopes Open Weekend

Saturday 29th August 2015 to Monday 31st August 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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A6 Car Boot Sale - Bank Holiday Monday

Monday 31st August 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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Hug A Bunny at the World of Beatrix Potter

Monday 31st August 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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Historic Hawkshead LDNP Walk

Monday 31st August 2015
Historic Hawkshead LDNP Walk

▶ LDNPA Car Park, Hawkshead - 10:30am
A free LDNP leisurely guided walk with some spectacular views through the fields around Hawkshead
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Keswick Agricultural Show 2015

Monday 31st August 2015
Keswick Agricultural Show 2015

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

Monday 31st August 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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Arnside Cricket Club Car Boot Sale

Monday 31st August 2015
Arnside Cricket Club Car Boot Sale

▶ War Memorial Playing Fields, Silverdale Road, Arnside
A car boot sale at Arnside Cricket & Football Club on the War Memorial Playing Fields at Arnside
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Cartmel Walking For Health

Tuesday 1st September 2015
Cartmel Walking For Health

▶ Entrance to Cartmel Racecourse, Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 11:00am
The Walking For Health scheme takes place every Tuesday and starts from Cartmel Racecourse
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Dales Way Walk from Staveley to Windermere

Tuesday 1st September 2015
Dales Way Walk from Staveley to Windermere

▶ Wilf's Cafe, Mill Yard, Staveley - 10:30am
A free 6 mile LDNPA linear guided walk from Staveley to Windermere railway station
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Photography Day on Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

Tuesday 1st September 2015
Photography Day on Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

▶ Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass - 8:30am
A behind the scenes tour of the railway, pointing you in the direction of great photo opportunities
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Cumbrian Bobbin Lacemaking Demonstrations

Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Cumbrian Bobbin Lacemaking Demonstrations

▶ Mirehouse, Keswick - Wednesdays 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Watch skilled demonstrators of Cumbrian Bobbin Lacemaking at Mirehouse in Keswick
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Birdwatch at Brockhole

Wednesday 2nd September 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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Latterbarrow to Wray Castle Walk

Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Latterbarrow to Wray Castle Walk

▶ LDNPA Car Park, Hawkshead - 10:30am
Walk down to the shores of Windermere before returning to Hawkshead by a castle, tarn & woodlands
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Barrow Blood Donor Sessions

Thursday 3rd September 2015
Barrow Blood Donor Sessions

▶ Ante Room, Forum 28, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness - 12:45pm to 2:45pm & 4pm to 6pm
Give blood and help save a life in the regular donor sessions at Forum 28 in Barrow
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Made in Cumbria Farmers Market, Carlisle

Friday 4th September 2015
Made in Cumbria Farmers Market, Carlisle

▶ City Centre, Carlisle - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Carlisle Farmers' Market is organised by Made in Cumbria with an excellent choice of local produce
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Hills, Gills and Falls Walk from Coniston

Friday 4th September 2015
Hills, Gills and Falls Walk from Coniston

▶ 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
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Folk Night at the Keg & Kitchen

Friday 4th September 2015
Folk Night at the Keg & Kitchen

▶ Keg & Kitchen, Palace Buildings, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands - 8:00pm till midnight
An open session of traditional and modern folk music and songs held on the first Friday of every month
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Mary Poppins Murder Mystery Night

Saturday 5th September 2015
Mary Poppins Murder Mystery Night

▶ Uplands Hotel & Restaurant, Haggs Lane, Cartmel, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 7.00pm
The Murder Mystery Night at the Uplands is a criminal cabaret show including a three course dinner
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East Lancashire Hospice Morecambe Bay Walk

Saturday 5th September 2015
East Lancashire Hospice Morecambe Bay Walk

▶ From Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank Station, Grange-over-Sands - 10:30am
Join East Lancashire Hospice on ‘one of the world's most wonderful journeys’ across Morecambe Bay
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South Lakes Citizens Advice Morecambe Bay Walk

Saturday 5th September 2015
South Lakes Citizens Advice Morecambe Bay Walk

▶ From Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank Station, Grange-over-Sands - 10:30am
Walk the spectacular Morecambe Bay sands led by Cedric Robinson for South Lakes Citizens Advice
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Race Night at Kendal Golf Club

Saturday 5th September 2015
Race Night at Kendal Golf Club

▶ Kendal Golf Club, The Heights, Kendal - 7:00pm
The race night at Kendal Golf Club is a fundraising evening with all proceeds going to South Lakeland Carers.
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YHA Grasmere Open Days 2015

Saturday 5th September 2015 to Sunday 6th September 2015
YHA Grasmere Open Days 2015

▶ YHA Langdale, High Close, Loughrigg, Ambleside - 11:00am to 4:00pm
YHA Grasmere is throwing its doors open to the local community as part of its YHA Day celebrations
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Navigation Skills for Beginners Grasmere

Saturday 5th September 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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Record and CD Fairs in Windermere

Saturday 5th September 2015
Record and CD Fairs in Windermere

▶ Ladyholme Centre, Lake Road, Windermere - 8:00am to 6:00pm
The regular fair features pop and rock collectors vinyl records, both for sale and purchased
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Sunday Band Concerts in Grange

Sunday 6th September 2015
Sunday Band Concerts in Grange

▶ Park Road Gardens Bandstand, Grange-over-Sands - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Today's performance in the annual Music In The Park concert season is by the popular Burneside Band
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A6 Car Boot Sale - Every Sunday

Sunday 6th September 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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St.Catherine's Hospice Preston Cross Bay Walk

Sunday 6th September 2015
St.Catherine's Hospice Preston Cross Bay Walk

▶ Arnside Promenade to Kents Bank, Nr. Grange-over-Sands - 11:30am
Walk Morecambe Bay and raise funds for St.Catherine's, the adult hospice serving Chorley and Preston
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The Loweswater Show at Lorton

Sunday 6th September 2015
The Loweswater Show at Lorton

▶ Opposite New House Farm, Lorton, Nr. Cockermouth - From 9:30am
A traditional-style agricultural show with livestock, Cumberland & Westmorland wrestling, craft fair, etc.
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Classic Drive and Ride-In Day

Sunday 6th September 2015
Classic Drive and Ride-In Day

▶ Lakeland Motor Museum, Old Blue Mill, Backbarrow, Ulverston - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Join proud classic vehicle owners as they bring their private vehicles to display at the museum
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Moving Forward – A Public Talk in the Temple for World Peace

Sunday 6th September 2015
Moving Forward – A Public Talk in the Temple for World Peace

▶ Temple for World Peace, Manjushri KMC, Conishead Priory, Ulverston - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Discover your potential through meditation at the priory with international teacher Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
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