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 […]

8th car show

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+ […]

Bugs Life

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 […]

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Toyland Toyshop takes to Kendal

Posted on 22nd March 2019

Kendal’s Westmorland Shopping Centre will soon get an exciting new addition to its ever-growing line-up, when Toyland Toyshop opens on Friday 29th March.  Toyland Toyshop is a new name in the retail landscape in Kendal and will be home to a whole host of family favourites with everything from children’s toy, boards games and jigsaws […]

Lake District Yoga

Mountain Yoga comes to Kendal

Posted on 17th March 2019

Qualified yoga teacher and mountain leader Jemma Percival has combined her passions to create Mountain Yoga – a new business based here in Kendal. Jemma’s venture includes a regular calendar of yoga classes, private guided hikes in the beautiful Lake District and a series of fun workshops which combine the two! For more information, head […]

John Ruskin art

Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud

Posted on 15th March 2019

See Ruskin masterpieces in Cumbria: his home and inspiration! Kendal’s Abbot Hall Art Gallery will stage one of its biggest ever exhibitions this summer: Ruskin, Turner & the Storm Cloud. The exhibition opens on 12th July and runs until 5th October 2019. It will include more than 100 works and will stretch across five galleries. It takes place […]

Westmorland Shopping Centre

Clarks take a step into Westmorland Shopping Centre

Posted on 25th February 2019

Westmorland Shopping Centre is set to welcome a brand-new addition; leading British footwear brand Clarks will open a brand new Outlet store at the centre on Saturday 2nd March.  Well known for its wide range of footwear for women, men and children as well as accessories, Clarks will open its 7,000 sq.ft Outlet store in […]

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Jazz on Tap

Posted on 12th February 2019

Jazz on Tap is Kendal’s weekly jazz night organised by a friendly community of jazz enthusiasts. Open to everyone, the group meet every Thursday from 8.30pm in the upstairs space at The Factory Tap. Jazz on Tap aim to bring a wide variety of jazz genres to our town with one band playing each week. The […]