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Family friendly summer events

Posted on 16th July 2018

                  The school holidays are upon us and it’s time to find ways to keep the kids entertained. Here is just a taster of the family friendly events taking place in Kendal this summer: SaveSave SaveSave

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Summer Sundays At The Brewery Arts Centre

Posted on 27th June 2018

We’re happy to announce, the Brewery’s popular Summer Sundays season of free gigs in the garden returns on 29th July and will run until early September. Summer Sundays has been showcasing top local bands for the last 15 years, featuring a diverse mix of artists. The laid-back festival feel has made it a firm favourite […]


Light Nights in Kendal – Eastern Side of the River Kent

Posted on 24th June 2018

For the penultimate blog post in our Light Night’s series, we head to the eastern side of the River Kent and explore Wildman Street, Castle Street, Aynam Road and beyond. From Kendal town centre cross the River Kent using one of Kendal’s five bridges and you will come to the eastern side of the river; […]

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Female Trouble at Cross Lane Projects

Posted on 14th June 2018

Kendal’s newest art space, Cross Lane Projects, is opening on 28th June with an inaugural exhibition – Female Trouble. Running from 28 June to 24 August, Female Trouble brings female subjectivity to the forefront. The exhibition will be co-curated by Vanya Balogh and Rebecca Scott and will feature a selection of new paintings by Rebecca […]

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Light Nights in Kendal – Stramongate Area

Posted on 4th June 2018

With so many interesting establishments to explore, the long summer evenings give the perfect excuse to head out and try something new in Kendal. For the third blog post in our Light Nights series, we head to the Stramongate Area of town: we explore the evening offering on Market Place, the home of Kendal’s weekly market, and […]

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Light Nights in Kendal – Stricklandgate Area

Posted on 31st May 2018

In the second of our Light Nights blog series we head to Kendal’s Sticklandgate area. Stricklandgate meets Highgate in the centre of Kendal and runs north in the direction towards Windermere. In this blog post we explore the bars, restaurants and pubs you can find on Stricklandgate and the adjoining streets; Burneside Road, Sandes Avenue […]

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New Kendal Trails for Summer 2018

Posted on 24th May 2018

Coming Soon! Following the success of the 2017 Kendal Trails, Kendal BID are creating a series of new exciting trail activities for 2018. The new trails will be arriving in July and will feature an activity trail for children and a food and drink map for adults to enjoy. Both will be available to download […]

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Free Women’s Rugby Taster Sessions

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This summer try something new with free touch rugby sessions at Mint Bridge. Kendal Rugby are running four complimentary sessions for women starting on 6th June and running each Wednesday from 6.30pm – 8pm. The sessions are open to girls and women from year 7 and upwards. It is a great opportunity to make new […]

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Light Nights in Kendal – Highgate Area

Posted on 21st May 2018

In the first of our Light Nights blog series we head to Kendal’s Highgate area. Highgate runs through the centre of Kendal, parallel to the River Kent. It is home to the Town Hall with it’s historic clock tower and plays host to many of Kendal’s shops and boutiques, making it the perfect place to […]

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Kendal People’s Cafe

Posted on 11th May 2018

Kendal People’s Cafe is a fantastic example of local businesses and volunteers working together to help and support the local community. The People’s Cafe has now been running every week for 12 months and it continues to grow bigger and busier. Each week, a core group of volunteers collect surplus food around the town, some […]

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Open Studios Weekend at The Factory

Posted on 9th May 2018

Open Studios | 12th May 2018 – 13th May 2018 | 11.00am – 4.00pm | The Factory, Castle Mills, Aynam Road Head down to Kendal’s Factory Studios this weekend and delve behind the scenes with our local artists who will be opening their doors to the public. The Factory Studios are a 5 minute walk from […]