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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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People's Cafe

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 Factory

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 […]

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Mark Steel Freerange 2018

Freerange Comedy Festival gets a Fringey new makeover

Posted on 24th April 2018

This year, the Freerange Comedy Festival is set to take a radical new direction focusing on more bespoke, Fringe-style comedy events including workshops, late-night cabaret and comedy clubs as well as more traditional stand up performances. The festival will run from 18th – 20th May and for it’s new Fringe-style revamp The Brewery is collaborating on […]

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BBC Philharmonic Orchestra comes to Kendal

Posted on 4th April 2018

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra | Saturday 28th April | 7.30pm – 9.30pm | Kendal Leisure Centre Lakeland Sinfonia have been bringing high-quality classical music to Kendal for over 40 years and the concert they have lined up for Kendal this spring is set to impress. The BBC Philharmonic orchestra will be heading to Kendal Leisure Centre where […]

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Quaker Tapestry Embroidery Workshop

Embroidery Workshops at the Quaker Tapestry Museum

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Learn new skills and make new friends at an Embroidery Workshop this spring, with two dates to choose from at Kendal’s Quaker Tapestry Museum: 14th April | Spring Flowers Embroidery Workshop | 10am-3pm | £60 Spring is in the air, the perfect time to gather your needle and thread and celebrate the colourful flowers appearing […]

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Rag Rugging

Rag Rugging

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Saturday 21st April 2018 | 10am – 4pm | Rag Rugging Workshop This spring Cumbria County Council are giving you the chance to learn a new craft with a community learning and skills workshop. The workshop will take place at the Castle Street Centre and will cost £20 for the 6 hour session. Attendees are asked […]

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Easter Fun in Kendal

Posted on 29th March 2018

There is lots going on in Kendal over the Easter holidays with events and attractions for all the family. Head to our What’s On directory to discover some of the fantastic events available for you to enjoy. Spring is underway, making your Easter break the perfect time to visit Kendal. Take a stroll through our beautiful […]

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Kendal Mountain Tour

Kendal Mountain Festival 2018 Tour – with three local dates

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If you missed out on last year’s Kendal Mountain Festival in November, there’s good news. ‘Kendal’ has hit the road this spring in a new extended multi-event Tour. The world famous Kendal Mountain Festival, is the main UK gathering for outdoor enthusiasts, with over 20,000 people assembling here in Kendal each November to meet their […]

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Kendal Rugby Club

Join the Billion Step Challenge for Sport Relief

Posted on 16th March 2018

Friday 23rd March 2018 | 5pm | Kendal Rugby Club Join the Sport Relief Challenge in Kendal for 2018. To get involved, head to Mintbridge on 23rd March and join our local community as we get together and raise money for Sport Relief, as part of the charity’s national ‘billion steps a day’ challenge. For 2018, […]

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RGS Filmmaking Workshop comes to Kendal College

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Filmmaking for the curious Traveller 22nd March 2018 | 6.30pm – 10.00pm | The Box, Kendal College The Royal Geographic Society are working with Kendal College to bring an exciting opportunity for budding filmmakers. Learn the skills needed to make quality films in this interactive workshop. Today’s curious traveller has to hand the kit to make quality […]

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Kendal plays host to FIA Rally Champions M-Sport

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This spring, Kendal is bringing you the opportunity to get close to some legends of motorsport. On March 25th, Kendal BID and the Westmorland Shopping Centre will play host to Fia Rally Champions M-Sport. From 10.30am – 12pm, Malcolm Wilson will be on hand to chat, sign autographs and for photo opportunities and the 1999 Safari […]

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