Say thank you to the unsung heroes of South Lakeland

Posted on 17th May 2019

National Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid Carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. It’s estimated that unpaid Carers save the UK £132 billion each year, but taking on a caring role can lead to feelings of isolation, frustration, […]

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Kendal Walking Festival is here!

Posted on 9th May 2019

Kendal is set to host its third walking festival this weekend! Kendal is hosting its third Walking Festival, consisting of thirteen guided walks spread over the three days. The festival starts tomorrow Friday 10th May and runs through till Sunday 12th May. Kendal makes a superb base for those who enjoy walking. Surrounded by beautiful scenery […]

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Booking open for CancerCare’s Cross Bay Challenge

Posted on 4th May 2019

Walkers can experience the thrill of tackling one of the region’s most stunning strolls and raise money for people dealing with cancer, this summer. CancerCare will be holding its annual Cross Bay Challenge which will see more than 300 people walk the famous eight mile stretch across Morecambe Bay from Arnside to Kents Bank – […]


Auto – Destruct at Cross Lane Projects

Posted on 23rd April 2019

Founded by Cumbria-born artist Rebecca Scott and her husband, sculptor Mark Woods, less than a year ago, Cross Lane Projects is situated in a former Kendal Mint Cake factory. Having gained a reputation for bringing new contemporary art to Cumbria with a programme of exhibitions and events featuring the work of local, international and British […]

Lady Anne Clifford

Abbot Hall Art Gallery presents a 400-year-old masterpiece

Posted on 16th April 2019

A portrait of a woman who fought the most famous legal battle of the Jacobean age has returned to Cumbria. COMING HOME: Lady Anne Clifford has gone on display at Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal. The work dated 1618 by William Larkin is the finest portrait of Lady Anne (1590-1676). The painting is on loan […]


Kendal in Bloom 2019 Competition

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Kendal Town Council are proud to announce the launch of the 2019 Kendal in Bloom competition. Community groups, organisations and businesses, home owners and like-minded people are encouraged to get involved to improve our local area. For 2019, there is also a separate category for schools to enter. It doesn’t matter if your garden project is […]

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8th Cumbria International Motor Show comes to Kendal

Posted on 11th April 2019

The Cumbria International Motor Show is back fro the 8th year! Event Details: Date: 19th May 2019 Location: Westmorland Country Showground Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm Tickets in advance: £6 Standard, £3 for Under 16yrs Proudly presented by ESPCC, the Cumbria International Motor Show celebrates automotive style and elegance against a backdrop of the Lake District. […]


Kendal Mountain Festival FREE Family Adventure Film Sessions are back!

Posted on 4th April 2019

Kendal Mountain Festival and the National Trust at Sticklebarn (Great Langdale) are joining forces again this year to offer FREE Family Adventure Film Sessions! The film sessions will be running on four Sunday’s throughout 2019 and each film session will run from 4pm – 5.30pm. The highly visual short films are suitable for ages 4+ […]

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A Bugs Life comes to Kendal

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Youngsters in Kendal are in for a treat this Easter with a free fun and cracking Easter themed kids’ club at the towns Westmorland Shopping centre. On Wednesday 10th April from 11am – 4pm, entertaining characters William Wormsworth, the poet worm, Bobby Burrows and Morag McCaw, will lead families on a playful journey and adventure […]