Beatrix Potter's 150 Events

The Lake District Special Events listings to celebrate Beatrix Potter's 150th Anniversary. Below are a list of events taking place around the Lake District including exhibitions and regular events taking place. 

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September 2016

Thursday 1st September - Saturday 3rd September 2016

Ulverston CAMRA Beer Festival - Held at Coronation hall in Ulverston, more details can be found on the website. With over 100 beers and ciders signed up already, this promises to be a great weekend!

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October 2016

Friday 14th October – Sunday 16th October 2016

The lakes international comic arts festival is held in a variety of locations across Kendal, they have several exhibitions that showcase individual’s pieces of work, it allows the general public to see the work that others do. The festival also puts on workshops for all ages, in learning how to draw and how to develop their skills if they want to be an artist, they also hold talks from artists about how they have become who they are today and the work that they have done, it is a wonderful event and gives the town a nice atmosphere.  More information can be found here at the website.

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November 2016

Thursday 17th November – Sunday 20th November 2016

Kendal mountain festival is the UK’s premier mountain film festival; it is an award winning and the most diverse event of its type in the world. The vision is to inspire more people to explore, enjoy and represent mountains, wilderness and their cultures. It’s a wonderful experience and allows you to watch and experience a film with a variety of different people. More information can be found on the website.

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December 2016

Friday 2nd December until Sunday 4th December

Kirby Lonsdale Christmas Fair – Is held at a beautiful time of the year over a 3 day period, and includes a variety of stalls where you can get your perfect gift.  – Details to be confirmed

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