Kendal is a great destination for every season. We’ve compiled our favourite events for the upcoming season and there’s so much to discover with fantastic Autumn events including – family fun, arts, music and even star-gazing!


Pumpkins at Lakeland Maze Farm

Pumpkin barn returns for 2022 and will be open from Saturday 8th October every weekend in October plus everyday during half term.
Various dates | Lakeland Maze Farm



Keeley Forsyth 

Keeley Forsyth brings her haunting brand of sparse folk to Kendal, described as “one of the most remarkable [albums] in years” (The Sunday Times). Centred around a singular, emotionally raw and magnetic vocal delivery.
28th October | Brewery Arts

Wool Fest

Kendal Wool Gathering

Kendal Wool Gathering returns in person, except all things woolly including exhibitions, patterns and demonstrations.
29 – 30 October | Kendal Town Hall

dark skies

High Tech Star Gazing Made Easy

A incredible opportunity for absolute beginners to join astronomer and photographer, Gary Lintern and learn how to observe and photograph objects in the night sky straight from your phone.
1 November | Kendal Castle

Kendal Mountain Festival

Our world famous Mountain Festival returns with an incredible line-up of speakers including Ray Mears, Raynor Winn and Ranulph Fiennes. A fantastic line-up of film premieres, book events and parties. Plus the huge and FREE Basecamp Village returns to Abbot Hall Park.
17 – 20 November | Various Venues

Craft market

Kendal Craft Market

An annual showcase of everything that is outstanding about Cumbrian art and craft runs over three days and provides the opportunity to buy high quality Christmas gifts at affordable prices for those special people.
25 – 27 November | Brewery Arts

Whisky Festival

Kendal Whisky Festival

The Kendal Whisky Festival is back for year two! Based in Kendal Town Hall and venues around the town, we are welcoming distilleries from across the UK and world. Tickets selling fast.
2 – 3 December | Kendal Town Hall

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