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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Local cafes and eateries open for takeaway

Posted on 2nd January 2021

As we enter another lockdown, the makers, bakers and wonderful local business owners here in Kendal have prepared exciting take-away treats for you to enjoy from the comfort of your home. Below you’ll find an overview of who is currently open for business. Each name opens the business Facebook page so you can delve into their […]

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Late Night Shopping

Late-night shopping and free parking in Kendal

Posted on 7th December 2020

Nestled amongst majestic fells and with our striking castle, cobbled streets and meandering river, Kendal offers a unique Christmas shopping experience. The independent shops of Kendal have come together to bring you additional opportunities to shop local when purchasing Christmas gifts this year.Our friendly business owners will be opening their doors late on 3rd, 10th & 17th […]

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Ivy Bank

Spotlight on… Ivy Bank Home and Gift

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Ivy Bank Home and Gift are an independent store focusing on unusual gifts with a social conscience. They’ve recently moved into beautiful new premises on Finkle Street, at the very heart of our bustling town. Find all you need for the festive season in this fantastic shop with a wide range of products including ceramics, eco friendly […]

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Light up Kendal

Light up Kendal window trail for the festive season

Posted on 4th December 2020

Light up Kendal is a campaign spreading across the community here in Kendal to spread festive cheer by encouraging residents to add lights and decorations to their windows and gardens for neighbours and visitors to enjoy. 2020 has been a difficult year for many people and twinkling lights and impressive Christmas trees can help everyone […]

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The Posh Dog

The Posh Dog Clothing Company

Posted on 30th November 2020

Kendal is filled with vibrant independent stores and you’ll find several of these on the historic cobbled lane of New Shambles, which was founded in 1804. Now filled with artisans and friendly shops, it’s the perfect place to head for Christmas shopping. And if you have a favourite four legged friend in your life, give […]

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Morgan Banks

Spotlight on… Morgan Banks

Posted on 28th November 2020

With a beautiful store front in our Market Place, Morgan Banks provide fine and bespoke jewellery here in the heart of Kendal. For a truly magical Christmas, let the expertise of Morgan Banks guide you to make the perfect decision on a special gift for your nearest and dearest this December. With a history in […]

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Faye's Sewing Box

Spotlight on… Faye’s Sewing Box

Posted on 25th November 2020

Faye’s Sewing Box is a independently run haberdashery and fabric stall based in our thriving indoor market. Faye loves all things colourful and stock a beautiful range of ribbons, buttons, fabrics and general haberdashery. Faye is the third generation owner of this 25 year old haberdashery stall and customers are welcome to shop online or email […]

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Rainbow Accessories

Spotlight on… Rainbow Accessories

Posted on 21st November 2020

Kendal’s New Shambles is a historic cobbled street filled with independent boutiques. Today we shine the spotlight on the cheerful Rainbow Accessories. Perfect for Christmas shopping, Rainbow Accessories stock scarves, bags, hats, gloves and Italian fashion. And if you’re looking to refresh a much loved watch, Rainbow Accessories provide a watch battery and strap service. […]

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Armstrong Ward

Spotlight on… Armstrong Ward

Posted on 20th November 2020

Armstrong Ward is a beautiful lifestyle store spread over two floors, located in Wainwright’s Yard. Independently owned, the team carefully curate a joyful shopping experience with products hand-picked for quality and general loveliness. With a focus on British brands and emerging designers, this is the perfect place to find unusual gifts for all age groups. […]

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Begin with Nature

Spotlight on… Begin with Nature

Posted on 16th November 2020

Discover natural handmade products that look and smell incredible at Begin with Nature With a love for natural and handmade products, owner Sandra created Begin with Nature in 2017 creating treats for the bath, body and soul using the very best natural ingredients. Sandra started with handmade soaps and followed with solid shampoo bars and conditioners. All of […]

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