Kendal Torchlight Carnival Street Party

Posted on 12th February 2019

The Kendal Torchlight Carnival Street Party keeps the celebrations going as the main street is closed for a mini daytime carnival with street stalls, entertainers, and live music.


Kendal Torchlight Procession

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The 49th annual torchlight procession! Kendal’s Torchlight Carnival is one of a kind. This year will see a special celebration as we build up to the 2020 50 year celebrations….we hope you can join us!    


Armed Forces Day

Posted on 4th June 2019

A fun day out for all the family with free events taking place throughout Kendal town on 23rd June. A chance to show your support for our Armed Forces and our emergency services. Activities include: Kendal Town Hall – exhibitions, interviews, music and film screenings Abbot Hall Park – blue light vehicle displays, military vehicle […]

Westmorland County Show Shire Horses Display

Country Fest

Posted on 4th March 2019

Celebrate the beginning of British Summertime at Country Fest – a fantastic family weekend,  held at the Westmorland Country Showground in Crooklands near Kendal.


Little Explorers Mad Hatter’s 30th Birthday Party

Posted on 10th May 2019

Head to Westmorland Shopping centre to celebrates its 30th anniversary year with a free Mad Hatter’s 30thBirthday Tea Party held on the upper mall. Led by entertaining characters, Mad Hatter and the Queen of Hearts, families will be able to go on a playful journey into the world of Alice and Wonderland.


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+ […]


Viking Day

Posted on 25th January 2019

Organised by the Young Archaeologists’ Club, Kendal Museum will be hosting a Viking day on Saturday 16th March 2019. The Museum will be open to the public on this date, giving you a chance to get involved with all things Viking and to explore the collections on a weekend. Keep your eyes peeled on the […]


Sunday Fun Day

Posted on 28th October 2018

The Sunday fun day is designed to bring people together to find out more about health and wellbeing through sports, games, arts and crafts. From 10am to 3pm, there will be a bouncy castle, ball pool, cricket, rounders, table tennis, yoga displays and Samba drum workshops. Health MOTs will also be offered so people can […]

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Kendal Torchlight Procession & Street Carnival 2018

Posted on 12th September 2018

Following the success of last weekend’s Lakes Alive Festival, Kendal is in for another treat this weekend with the annual Kendal Torchlight Procession and Street Carnival. Each year crowds of people, locals and visitors alike, line the streets to watch the Kendal Torchlight procession – from decorated floats to dancing troups and marching musicians, it’s always […]

Lego Sculptors

Family friendly summer events

Posted on 16th July 2018

                  The school holidays are upon us and it’s time to find ways to keep the kids entertained. Here is just a taster of the family friendly events taking place in Kendal this summer: SaveSave SaveSave

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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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, […]