Events

 

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 regaular events taking place. 

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June 2016

Friday 3rd June – Sunday 5th June 2016

Well this weekend the Holker Garden Festival is back again and is full of beautiful gardening and flowers, the event is full of different activities like crafts and music and amazing entertainment throughout the day, which a chance of seeing some celebrity guests throughout the three days, this even is one for all the family. So make a day of it as the gates open at 10:30am and close at 5:30 pm. For information about the event and ticket pricines check the website or call 015395 58328.

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July 2016

Saturday 2nd July 2016

What’s happening in Ulverston? -  Well they are having their Ulverston Carnival it is a great annual carnival that is loved by all. It is also held on the outskirts of the national park what means you will be able to take in some beautiful views whilst the carnival is going on. Discover the local town and take in the lovely and friendly atmosphere that the carnival gives; there are also many places where you can get refreshments and food. For more information have a look on their website.

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August 2016

Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Cartmel Agricultural Show is held at Cartmel Park in Grange- Over –Sands and is one of the main agricultural shows held in the South Lake District. This event has entertainment for all ages, they have live music throughout the day and have judging of animals throughout the day these include, Horses, Cattle and sheep. They also have some fairground rides and stalls that you can get actively involved in and face painting and the chance to see real life animals like owls and those that are competing. There is also a chance to get some refreshments and food and enjoy them in the seating area all over the show. Information on ticket prices is on the website.

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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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