Cable and Blake

From crag to cloth

Posted on 16th July 2019

This week on the blog we’re highlighting Kendal based business Cable and Blake. Based in a sumptuous little boutique on Kendal’s Highgate, the store is a must visit on your next trip to Kendal! Cable and Blake design, create and sell locally produced Herdwick fabrics, that have been inspired by the surrounding Lakeland landscape. Fabric […]


Mayor’s Sunday Parade and Church Service

Posted on 28th June 2019

The Mayor of Kendal’s civic service and parade will take place on Sunday 7th July. A great opportunity to welcome our new  mayor Councillor Alvin Finch who became the Mayor of Kendal on the 17th of May. The new mayor has made promoting physical activity a priority for his year in office and this will […]


Fundraising Fashion Show comes to Kendal

Posted on 21st June 2019

Kendal shoppers are in for a treat this weekend as women’s clothing store Klass hosts its glamourous summer fashion show at Westmorland Shopping Centre in aid of local charity, Kendal Organ Donor.  For one day only, on Saturday 22nd June from 2pm, fashion lovers can enjoy free live fashion shows on the upper mall as […]


Armed Forces Day

Posted on 11th June 2019

A fun day out for all the family with free events taking place throughout our town and a chance to show your support for our emergency services and Armed Forces. Activities include: exhibitions, interviews, music and film screenings at Kendal Town Hall blue light vehicle displays, military vehicle display, a bouncy castle, a fun run and […]


Summer Bouldering League competition

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The Lakeland Climbing Centre has launched its Summer Bouldering League competition; aiming to bring all climbers together in a friendly activity, designed to challenge and engage every participant. The competition will run for 6 weeks and features 3 open rounds, with each individual round consists of 25 boulder problems ranging from easy to very hard, […]


Local shopping centre launches appeal for charity partner 

Posted on 4th June 2019

Calling all Kendal charities! People from across Kendal are being encouraged to start thinking about a local charity they believe deserves recognition, as Westmorland Shopping Centre launches its search for a new charity partner!   The chosen charity will benefit from 12 months of fundraising activity and support from the busy Westmorland Shopping Centre, which […]

Age UK

Fit for Life

Posted on 2nd June 2019

Head to our Town Hall on Wednesday 26th June fro 10.30 – 12.30 for a special free event hosted by Age UK South Lakeland. Fit for Life is open to everyone with a advice from organisations including Sight Advice, Age UK, Cumbria Fire and Police, South Lakes Carers and Dignity in Dementia, as well as talks and demonstrations during […]

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Hidden Kendal Tour

Posted on 28th May 2019

Hidden Lakeland is an exciting new business based here in Kendal with a great offering for visitors to our town – the Hidden Kendal Tour. This tour is an opportunity to be guided on foot across Kendal taking in our wonderful parks, riverside walks, cobbled streets, scenic castle ruins, vibrant eateries and great shopping. The […]


Say thank you to the unsung heroes of South Lakeland

Posted on 17th May 2019

National Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid Carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It’s estimated that unpaid Carers save the UK £132 billion each year, but taking on a caring role can lead to feelings of isolation, frustration, […]

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Kendal Walking Festival is here!

Posted on 9th May 2019

Kendal is set to host its third walking festival this weekend! Kendal is hosting its third Walking Festival, consisting of thirteen guided walks spread over the three days. The festival starts tomorrow Friday 10th May and runs through till Sunday 12th May. Kendal makes a superb base for those who enjoy walking. Surrounded by beautiful scenery […]