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 […]


Shopappy helps local businesses to stay open safely

Posted on 8th April 2020

Did you know you can use Shopappy to order your shopping from local businesses without contact, during these difficult times. Simply visit and order items from as many shops as you wish, pay once and Lakeside Taxis will deliver your items without contact to keep everyone safe. Delivery is available for a 6 mile […]

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Community Support for shopping & essentials

Posted on 26th March 2020

In light of the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak, here is a guide to help you to stay safe whilst collecting essential shopping and at the same time supporting our local businesses. Download the Kendal and local business guide > You can also support local businesses by heading to Shopappy to purchase items from shops in Kendal […]


Kendal stars at 2020 Cumbria Life Food & Drink Awards

Posted on 14th March 2020

Congratulations to all of the winners at this year’s Cumbria Life Food and Drink Awards. The awards were presented by the award-winning chef and star of TV’s This Morning Phil Vickery at Kendal College. We were delighted to see so many Kendal businesses recognised in the awards. Congratulations to: SPECIALIST RETAILER/SUPPLIER The Bakery at No […]


Kendal’s fun run series is back…

Posted on 2nd March 2020

As huge advocates of the benefits of exercise on our mental health, Jogging Pals operate jogging programmes designed to encourage people into activity, and then maintain it. They have couch to 5k programmes for people in Kendal, Ulverston, Carnforth, and National Trust Fell Foot (near Newby Bridge) and are part of the RunTogether programme by England Athletics. […]

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Kendal finalists revealed for Cumbrian awards

Posted on 25th February 2020

We’re delighted that several of Kendal’s fantastic businesses have been recognised this week as the finalists are revealed for two Cumbrian awards. 2020 Cumbria Life Food & Drink Awards The Factory Tap has been selected as a finalist for the best bar/pub category. Comida has been selected as a finalist for the best restaurant category. […]


Lakes International Comic Arts Festival Early Bird 2020 Passes on Sale

Posted on 16th February 2020

Now’s your chance to get early bird festival passes for Lakes International Comic Arts Festival 2020 which takes place 9–11 October. The Early Bird passes are available until 31 March and give you access to all the main events and films on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 October. Day passes are also available giving access […]