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 […]

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Little Explorers ‘A Big Read’ Kids’ Club

Posted on 19th July 2019

Come and join us at Westmorland Shopping Centre for the Little Explorers summer read event, taking place on the lower mall on Wednesday 14th August, between 11am – 4pm. Led by entertaining characters, families will be able to listen to five of the most popular children books through theatre, props and story-telling. Your little ones […]

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Lakes Alive 2019 Programme

Posted on 6th August 2019

Lakes Alive returns in September with a packed programme of vibrant illuminations, digital delights, spectacular happenings and performances of dance, music and play. The festival is expanding to take on new locations this year including venues around Kendal, Brockhole, Grizedale Forest and Grasmere. The festival will open on Friday 6 September with the annual and […]


The Little Explorers returns to Westmorland Shopping Centre

Posted on 1st August 2019

Youngsters in Kendal are in for a treat this summer with the return of ‘Little Explorers’; a free kids’ club for children aged 3-10.  On Wednesday 14th August from 11am – 4pm, families will be able to enjoy ‘A Big Read’, whereby on the lower mall of the centre, outside Toyland Toyshop, children can listen […]


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.

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Egg-cellent Easter Eggs-perience for hundreds of families at Westmorland Shopping Centre

Posted on 16th April 2019

Hundreds of youngsters in Kendal enjoyed an ‘egg-xiting’ Easter ‘egg-stravaganza’ as they took part in the Little Explorers ‘A Bugs Life’ kids’ club at Kendal’s Westmorland Shopping Centre.  Led by characters Laura Lady Bird and Buzzy Bee, families enjoyed a host of free Easter themed activities from making their own chocolate bunnies to listening to […]

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A Bugs Life comes to Kendal

Posted on 4th April 2019

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 […]


Gruesome Halloween Kids’ Club!

Posted on 17th October 2018

Gruesome Halloween Kids’ Club! On Wednesday 24th October from 11am – 4pm there will be free Halloween themed activities from ghoulish games and treasure hunts, to gooey slime making and spooky treasure hunts at teWestmorland Shopping Centre. To find out more visit the Westmorland Shopping Centre website or Facebook page.

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Autumn Half Term in Kendal

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Looking for half term trips and activities to do with your children? We’ve got you covered here in Kendal! There’s plenty to do to keep your family entertained whatever the weather, with actives both inside and out. The half term holidays are the perfect time to enjoy the spectacular autumn colours around us, take your family […]

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Children’s Literature comes to Kendal Mountain Festival

Posted on 24th September 2018

From picture books to novels, Kendal Mountain Festival are bringing a new programme of Children’s Literature events to our town this November. Featuring talks by six varied authors of children’s books for ages 6+. Explore each event and book tickets using the links below: Jess Butterworth – When The Mountains Roared A vivid, warm and […]

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New Kendal Trails for Summer 2018

Posted on 24th May 2018

Coming Soon! Following the success of the 2017 Kendal Trails, Kendal BID are creating a series of new exciting trail activities for 2018. The new trails will be arriving in July and will feature an activity trail for children and a food and drink map for adults to enjoy. Both will be available to download […]