Kendal Rugby Club’s new ground set to open with a bang!

Head to Kendal Rugby Club’s new ground ‘Mintbridge’ on Friday 3rd November to celebrate with a spectacular fireworks display!  

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival will be taking over our town this weekend for a fantastic celebration of all things comic arts.  

October at The Factory Tap

October is a busy month at The Factory Tap, one of Kendal’s favourite drinking spots and Westmorland pub of the year 2017!  

Join the Remembrance Day Poppy Installation

A POP up art installation of crocheted poppies is being created at this year’s Kendal Wool Gathering over 28th and 29th October. The installation will then be moved to behind Kendal Parish Church to feature in the Remembrance Day services just two weeks later. The poppies will raise money for the Royal British Legion annual appeal which […]

Say Hello to Kendal’s New Shops & Eateries

We are happy to welcome a wealth of new shops and eateries to our bustling town, let’s give them all a warm welcome!  

Autumn – A Season of Festivals

Every season offers something different for our fantastic town, but Autumn is certainly a season to shout about! Our town plays host to a whole series of fantastic events.

Kendal is Cumbria’s hedgehog-friendly town

Our Kendal, isn’t just fantastic for human folk, it is also proving popular with our four-legged spiny friends – hedgehogs! According to new research from April to December 2016 – 220 hedgehog sightings were seen in South Lakeland with nearly half of these being in Kendal. The research was carried out by a student at […]

Kendal is Blooming

We are happy to announce our beautiful town has been selected as a Britain in Bloom Finalist for 2017 Kendal has been successfully selected as a finalist in the Large Town category in the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society Britain in Bloom competition. As a finalist Kendal is recognised as one of the cleanest, greenest and most […]

Lakes Alive Festival 2017

Our town plays host to several award-winning festivals each year and one fantastic and fast approaching event is Lakes Alive Festival. Following a great event last year, Lakes Alive will be returning to Kendal from Friday 8th through to Sunday 10th September 2017. Building on the Lake District’s success in achieving World Heritage Status earlier this […]

Fabulous Kendal = Fabulous shopping!

They say ‘variety is the spice of life’ – and we couldn’t agree more, at Elephant Yard. Kendal as a town offers a superb (and often surprising) variety of action and adventure, culture, shopping, food and drink, and magnificent outdoor space. There’s always something to do and see, which is just one of the reasons […]

Blok Abstract comes to Kendal’s Signature Gallery

Head to the Signature Gallery in Kendal this summer to see local artist David Almond’s fantastic new exhibition – ‘PLAY’ by Blok Abstract. Blok Abstract David created the Blok Abstract style in 2015, having spent 15 years experimenting with different styles. Blok Abstract aims to avoid a ‘flat’ canvas by using a combination of paint […]