Posted on 2nd March 2020

Introducing the first fodder market, a moving market that will showcase the best street food traders, craft makers, artisan producers & more from the Lakes, Kendal and surrounding area.

Explore our Beer, Wine & Food Trail

Curious About Kendal

Posted on 31st May 2020

These daily heritage walks are a great way to find out more about Kendal. There are two different routes to pick from for the self-guided tour, one from Kirkland to the Town Hall (1.5 miles) and the other from The Town Hall to the Art Gallery (1 mile). You will get a detailed route map, […]

Earth Fest

Earth Fest

Posted on 6th February 2020

Environmental Hope Festival EARTH is a new family arts and environmental festival taking place at Plumgarths; the offices of Cumbria Wildlife Trust on Saturday 21st March. Giving back to the community with activities, speakers and events catered for everyone. A local solution to a global crisis organised by Kendal Youth.


Willow Tipis For Your gardenclimbers

Posted on 15th March 2020

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.

Outside the Abbot Hall Art Gallery in Kendal

Kendal Charity Treasure and Scavenger Hunt

Posted on 1st March 2020

Come have a unique, budget and fun day out with loved ones whilst supporting a fantastic local project – Buzz club Youthability. The hunt will take you all around historic Kendal town, showing you unexpected places you may not have seen before. Whilst you are exploring, points will be given for objects discovered, photos taken […]


The Lake District Wedding Fair

Posted on 3rd February 2020

The Lake District Wedding Fair, the only event planned by, and planned for Lake District wedding suppliers is returning on the 22nd & 23rd February 2020, we hope to see you there… After the success of last year’s event, we are delighted to be returning to the Exhibition Hall at the J36 Auction Centre at […]


The Sam Kelly Trio at Lake District Folk & Acoustic Club

Posted on 9th February 2020

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 […]


Field Music + Emma Pollock

Posted on 26th January 2020

The Mercury Prize-nominated Field Music are regarded as one of British indie’s 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

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Robyn Hitchcock is one of England’s most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician’s musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock’s father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan (not coincidentally his biggest musical inspiration).


Singers & Musicians Night at the Lake District Folk & Acoustic Club

Posted on 5th January 2020

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.


Little Explorers Toy Testers

Posted on 31st August 2019

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 […]

Christmas Events & Service

Christmas Ceilidh

Posted on 8th December 2019

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.