Another Weigh

Zero waste shop, Another Weigh, opens in Wainwright’s Yard, Kendal

Posted on 6th April 2021

The not for profit zero waste shop Another Weigh was officially opened in Wainwright’s Yard in Kendal by Lib Dem MP Tim Farron. The concept behind the business it that customers bring containers to fill with goods and pay for them by weight. The low-cost approach benefits the customer and the planet and all profits […]

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19 Wine Bar

Beer gardens and outside dining in Kendal

Posted on 27th March 2021

Spring is here, the weather is warming up and with the UK’s roadmap in place, soon we’ll be allowed to eat and drink outside at venues with outside space. From 12th April, we’ll see businesses begin to open, with further restriction easing in May. If you’re looking for an outside drink or dining this summer […]

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kendal walking festival

Kendal Walking Festival Dates and Line-up Revealed

Posted on 18th March 2021

Surrounded by stunning scenery Kendal makes a brilliant base for those who enjoy walking. It’s a 5-minute drive into the Lake District National Park and just 20 minutes from the Yorkshire Dales. Kendal, once home to Britain’s most famous walking writer A Wainwright, has a lot to offer including a fascinating heritage, shopping, culture, eating […]

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Quaker Tapestries

Explore Innocent Food and Drink at the Quaker Tapestry Museum

Posted on 10th March 2021

Have you visited Kendal’s Quaker Tapestry Museum? The Quaker Tapestry Museum is a stunning collection of 77 embroidered panels. The colourful tapestry panels measure 63.5cms x 53.3cms and are made using a mix of five ancient stiches and a new one, invented for the project. The ‘Quaker Stitch’ is now used by embroiderers around the world. World […]

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Kendal Castle

Staycation destination for 2021

Posted on 3rd March 2021

Staycations are firmly back on the map and with many of us missing out on holidays in 2020, accommodation in popular UK resorts is filling up fast for summer 2021. Kendal makes the perfect destination for your 2021 staycation, whether your looking for a weekend of retail therapy and fascinating heritage or an adventurous week […]

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Beer, Wine & Food Trail

Brewery Arts Evolves

Posted on 25th February 2021

Brewery Arts are preparing to relaunch their iconic venue, thanks to the near completion of an ambitious refurbishment programme. Aiming to become Cumbria’s first centre for cross artform innovation, Brewery Arts can now bring together film, live performance, hybrid and livestream events, talent development and digital media production in one location. The fully refurbished venue […]

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Westmorland Shopping Centre

Free parking for those getting vaccines in Kendal

Posted on 19th February 2021

Anyone receiving their Covid vaccination at the Westmorland Shopping Centre here in Kendal will be able to park for free in the Westmorland Shopping Centre car park. South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) has agreed to make free parking available to people attending the NHS facility in the shopping centre. If using the car park, you can […]

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Spotlight on… Family Sculpture Alphabet Trail

Posted on 12th February 2021

Located in Kendal’s beautiful Serpentine Woods, close to the centre of town, is a fun alphabet trail. The trail weaves through the woodland in a circular 1.2 mile walk and along the way you will find sculptures to match each letter of the alphabet, with the following clues to help: A will grow one day into a […]

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Valentine’s Day Ideas for lockdown

Posted on 3rd February 2021

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and with the country still in lockdown, most traditional date night ideas aren’t attainable this year, but there are plenty of ways to show your loved one how special they are. Takeaway Night Dress up like you’re heading to a fine restaurant, light the candles, decorate your table and book […]

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dark skies

Dark Skies Festival lights up Cumbria

Posted on 26th January 2021

Kendal and the wider Lake District and Cumbria area offers some of the most spectacular and precious skyscapes in England and this February you have the opportunity to explore our dark skies with astronomers, astrophotographers, authors, filmmakers, lighting and design professionals, performers, poets and outdoor adventurers. There are over 17 virtual dark skies events taking place in February, tickets […]

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Active & Adventure

Celebrating World Interfaith Harmony Week

Posted on 13th January 2021

The South Lakeland Equality and Diversity Partnership invite you to join them to celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW). The World Interfaith Harmony Week provides a platform—one week in a year—when all interfaith groups and other groups of goodwill can show the world what a powerful movement they are. Allowing for these groups to become […]

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comic art 2020

Apply to exhibit at Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2021

Posted on 7th January 2021

If you’re a budding illustrator or publisher, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival is delighted to invite exhibitors to the 2021 festival. The event is scheduled to run from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th October 2021 with exhibitors on show within the Comics Clock Tower on Saturday and Sunday. The Comics Clock Tower takes place […]

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