Festival Season

Bonfire night & Autumn events

Posted on 28th September 2018

Following our light nights blog series, we welcome you to join us in Kendal for the range of events and special offers our wonderful eateries, pubs, restaurants and bars are hosting over the coming months. As the evenings darken, get your friends together and warm up with a drink or two at one of our […]

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Children’s Literature comes to Kendal Mountain Festival

Posted on 24th September 2018

From picture books to novels, Kendal Mountain Festival are bringing a new programme of Children’s Literature events to our town this November. Featuring talks by six varied authors of children’s books for ages 6+. Explore each event and book tickets using the links below: Jess Butterworth – When The Mountains Roared A vivid, warm and […]

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Fantastic Kendal!

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Kendal’s new tourist information centre is now open! Fantastic Kendal is Kendal’s very own independent Local and Visitor Information Centre. A place where you can get lots of Kendal goodies and information about what’s going on in the local area. The new centre is disabled friendly with a wide door, ramp and plenty of free […]

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Kendal welcomes a major UK sculpture award

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Cross Lane Projects is proud to welcome the Mark Tanner Sculpture Award 2017/18 exhibition.  The exhibition is coming to Kendal as part of a new initiative to share it with audiences across the north of England. This year sculpture Frances Richardson was the worthy winner and her exhibition will come to Kendal from 13th October – 16th December […]

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Kendal Torchlight Procession & Street Carnival 2018

Posted on 12th September 2018

Following the success of last weekend’s Lakes Alive Festival, Kendal is in for another treat this weekend with the annual Kendal Torchlight Procession and Street Carnival. Each year crowds of people, locals and visitors alike, line the streets to watch the Kendal Torchlight procession – from decorated floats to dancing troups and marching musicians, it’s always […]