Kendal Torchlight Procession and Street Party 2020

Posted on 8th August 2020

Kendal Torchlight Festival is a much loved event in the Kendal calendar for locals and visitors, each year our streets come to life with a vibrant carnival. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, the plans for the special 50th Kendal Torchlight Gathering will be postponed until next year and the annual procession and street party will […]


Tales in Lockdown Street Theatre

Posted on 28th July 2020

As outdoor theatre restarts, look out for exciting tales of Vampires, the 1715 Jacobite Uprising and Mack the Knife brought to you by Kendal Community Theatre who will be performing on: Saturday 22nd and 29th August 10am – 2pm at the Birdcage Sunday 23rd August at The Studio, Morland  CA10 3AZ, Sunday 30th August in […]

Brewery Arts

Attractions re-opening in Kendal

Posted on 15th July 2020

We’re delighted to share news that Kendal’s fantastic attractions are carefully beginning to re-open to visitors. Keep checking back for updates… Kendal Leisure Centre Gym, fitness classes and swimming are back! Kendal Leisure Centre will offer a phased re-opening from Saturday 25th July. Discover the latest details Lakeland Climbing Centre Climbing the walls at home? We’re delighted to […]

Monster Safari

Join us for a monstrously super family day out this summer

Posted on 5th July 2020

Kendal BID is providing a family fun ‘Safari’, a story-trail, to help spread joy, support the NHS and give families a safe reason to return into Kendal. Launching on 11 July 2020 families and households in Kendal and the surrounding area will be invited to search the streets for 10 cute and colourful MonsterHeroes. Using […]


More retailers reopening in Wainwright’s Yard

Posted on 18th June 2020

More stores are reopening in Kendal’s Wainwright’s Yard as government restrictions to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic are gradually eased. Joining essential grocery store Booths, who have continued to trade during lockdown, are two other family run businesses – Lakeland Kitchens and Armstrong Ward. All have put in place social distancing measures to try to keep […]

Kendal Shopping

Kendal’s shopping scene set to re-open

Posted on 11th June 2020

Following the latest Government guidance we are delighted that many businesses across our town will re-open on 15 June. Shops are being asked to carefully follow guidance to ensure staff and visitors safety remains the priority. We look forward to welcoming you to the centre of town to support our local businesses and enjoy some […]

Kendal Unity Festival

Join Kendal Unity Festival online this June

Posted on 26th May 2020

This year, due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, the Kendal Unity Festival which was due to take place on 20th June 2020 will be run online. Head to their Facebook page for the full schedule, which they will publish in the coming weeks. In the meantime they are encouraging Kendal residents to join in the […]

Kendal Golf Club

Golf returns to Kendal

Posted on 18th May 2020

We are lucky to have two fantastic Golf clubs here in Kendal and we’re delighted to announce they have now re-opened, whilst still following the government’s guidance on social distancing rules. With the beautiful weather we’ve been having and the great teams working at both sites, the courses are in excellent condition. To book your […]


48 Cycling Routes from Kendal

Posted on 13th May 2020

As many of us have embraced cycling over the recent months, we’re exploring some of the popular and lesser known cycle routes around Kendal. Kendal and District Cycling Club have carefully put together a series of 48 cycle routes for you to enjoy. These routes are chosen for enjoyable riding and pleasing views and vary […]


Children’s choir raises funds for the NHS with Kendal sound studio

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Twenty one children from Cumbria’s Harmonic Minor choir have recorded a cover of Sir Paul McCartney’s ‘Love Song To The Earth’ in their homes to help raise funds for the NHS. Kendal business owner Andris Kris at Heavy Rain Sound Studio put all the kids recordings together into the single track, giving it a studio […]


Lakes International Comic Art Festival Goes LIVE!

Posted on 12th May 2020

Responding to uncertain times, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival leaps into a virtual setting for 9th – 11th October 2020 Kendal, 11th May 2020: Although movement restrictions resulting from the Coronavirus Pandemic look set to ease in the United Kingdom over coming weeks, event organisers across the country still face uncertainty over social distancing […]


Wainwright’s Yard open for business online

Posted on 30th April 2020

Whilst we can’t wait to welcome everybody back to our town centre, like many of our local stores, the businesses within Wainwright’s Yard have adapted and are open for business online. Looking for gifts? Armstrong Ward is running a weekly personal shopping service by phone on Mondays, usually between 10am and 1pm (01539 720400), perfect […]