A Family Affair opens specialist menswear boutique

Posted on 22nd September 2020

We’re delighted to welcome a new boutique to Finkle Street here in the heart of Kendal. Popular bridal store A Family Affair has expanded its offering with their new menswear boutique – Chapman’s. Here you will find a stylish wedding range for the groom and his party including suit hire ranges from Cameron Ross and Peter […]

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Steven Doherty starts new food and drink scene at Brewery Arts Centre

Posted on 30th August 2020

Getting together at the Brewery Arts Centre has long been a part of the Kendal food and drink scene, and regulars and new visitors alike will be able to enjoy something new there from Wednesday 9th September. New Head Chef, the Michelin starred Steven Doherty has been waiting patiently since February to launch his new […]

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Kendal Mountain Festival Update 2020

Posted on 19th August 2020

We’re sure many of you have been wondering if there will be a Kendal Mountain Festival this November. After careful consideration and consultation;  the festival team are moving the festival online and they ask you to please ‘Share the Adventure’ with them once again! They will be be pouring their effort and energy into creating an […]

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50% off at 60 restaurants and pubs this August!

Posted on 11th August 2020

From 3 to 31 August, get a 50% discount when you eat in at restaurants that are registered with the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. We are delighted 60 restaurants and pubs are participating in the scheme within a 5 mile radius of Kendal Town Hall. Discover the restaurants taking part here.  Use the […]


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: Friday 21st, Friday 28th 2pm & Sunday 30th August 1.30pm at  the Castle Street Centre, Kendal, LA9 7AD Sunday 23rd August 3pm at The Studio, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]