Willow tipis set delightful vertical accents to your garden, whilst being versatile and practical. The day will teach you some traditional principles of willow and hedgerow weaving. Just in time for your flourishing summer garden, you will learn to make a willow tipi structure you can be proud of.
Winner of the BBC Radio 2 Horizon Folk Award in 2016, Sam Kelly comes to Staveley following on from the success of recent albums and his electrifying performance at the Royal Albert Hall BBC Folk Awards have seen Sam rapidly ascend as one of the most exciting young prospects on the UK folk scene. Touring […]
The Mercury Prize-nominated Field Music are regarded as one of British indies leading lights. They tour their new album Making A New World in 2020, which showcases their original recipe of undiluted, full strength Field Music.
Robyn Hitchcock is one of Englands most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musicians musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rocks father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan (not coincidentally his biggest musical inspiration).
Both visitors and regulars are welcome to bring their voices and their instruments. Audience members always welcome too, to enjoy the incredible standard and variety of the performers. We never know what to expect and we are never disappointed. Every performer will get the chance to perform to an attentive audience.
Date: Saturday 7th December 2019 Time: 11am – 4pm FREE EVENT Looking for something fun, free and festive in the run up to Christmas? Then come and join us at Westmorland Shopping Centre where our Little Explorers will become Christmas toy testers with their lab coats, goggles and clip boards at the ready. Led by […]
Cumbrian Christmas Ceilidh with Tumbling Tom Big Band and callers Les Ord & Fiona Rigg. Free glass of mulled wine and a mince pie, bar. Entertainment with the Kendal Revellers and Crook Morris. Festive decoration and a warm welcome ! Tickets are sold by advance reservation and then payment 2 weeks before the event.
Once again Kendal hosts the prestigious Christmas Craft Market at the Brewery Arts Centre over the weekend of 29th November – 1st December 2019. This annual showcase represents everything outstanding about Cumbrian art and crafts and provides the opportunity to buy high quality gifts for that special person.
High quality Auction of Christmas gifts and artists stalls from which to buy now! £3.50 entry includes mince pies, spiced, hot drink and delightful live jazz accompaniment – all for a great cause. This is Manna House, South Lakeland’s homeless prevention charity’s annual Christmas fundraiser and all proceeds will go to helping the most vulnerable […]
Heathen Vegan curries at The New Union. Your Thali platter will have poppadom and pickles, onion bhaji & raita, two curries, tarka dhal, rice and chappati. £10 for the platter full of food! You can choose to add pudding for just £2. Just in case you didn’t know, Thali is the Indian name used for […]
Following on from our announcement that Kendal Town Council will be unable to hold a dedicated Christmas lights switch-on event this year, we have been working hard to organise a small gathering to celebrate the switch-on. We will be holding a switch on of the tree and lights in Market Place on Saturday 16th November […]
Kendal Mountain Literature Festival forms part of the award-winning Kendal Mountain Festival, which takes place here in Kendal each November. The 2019 Literature Programme is now live with an exciting line-up of over 40 authors, poets and writers and tickets are now available.