The Winter Droving in Penrith

Saturday 28th October 2017 - This event has finished

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Time: 10:00am to 8:00pm
Organiser: Eden Arts
Email: info(at)
Telephone: 01768 899444
Address: Town Centre
Town: Penrith
County: Cumbria

Penrith’s unique celebration of masks, magic and mayhem - featuring the annual Kyloes Drovers Cup, funfair, street entertainment, music, market and more will take place on 28th October 2017 to truly welcome in the winter on the final day of British Summer Time. Spread across Penrith Town Centre, the festival boasts four stages filled with local and national acts playing a range of music from horns, balkan beats, folk, blues, drums and more to keep you dancing throughout the day, along with a specially curated programme of street acts roaming the town.

The Winter Droving in Penrith

As darkness falls the fire and lantern procession will feature all the usual mayhem and fun with locals and visitors alike lining the packed streets throughout the town. This year sees the Baghdaddies leading the way through town before taking to the stage in Great Dockray with their energetic Balkan melodies, ska and latin grooves and sizzling brass to welcome in the dark nights as a finale to a rich day of bumpkin revelry.

A full timetable of events can be found in the festival programme available from selected Penrith retailers and on the day.

The Winter Droving in Penrith

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