Just some of this years line-up includes Eliza Carthy & the Wayward Band; Bella Hardy; Tide Lines; The Small Glories; Nancy Kerr & James Fagan; Kelly Oliver; The Jake Leg Jug Band and more. Wide range of paintings, pictures, photographs, prints, jewellery, woodwork, pottery, glassware, cards, and much more. Delicious homemade hot and cold refreshments available throughout the day. May 31st – Tree Tales for Younger Children An open-air event designed especially for younger children. There'll be tasty refreshments and friendship along the way.
Visit the “Important Stuff” page of the website for camping information; shops; on-site catering; venues; barbecues etc: May 26th – Jim Bean at Hawkshead Brewery and Beer Hall This Lake District music event features a 4 piece rock & pop group playing covers from across the decades. Admission to the Gardens is £5 for adults, under 16 free. It consists of a short stroll in Grizedale Forest learning about tree myths and fairy stories. Come along to this beautiful area of the Lake District and help to raise funds for Hospice at Home. June 2nd – Grasmere Gallop A sporting event set amidst the spectacular surroundings of Grasmere Village and Rydal Water.
4th – Jupiter Watch at Grizedale This is a stargazing event for all ages to enjoy the night-time skies through a telescope in the peace and quiet of Grizedale Forest near Hawkshead. Celebrity chefs will be on hand providing cookery demonstrations and sausage competitions together with fun for all, especially the kids.
Places for this event are limited and so booking is essential. Even if the weather is not good there will still be talks and hands-on help with telescopes and friendly all round advice. May 4th – Voce's Musica An event of popular music with a classical twist at Millom's Beggars Theatre situated in the Market Square. May 6th – Samaritans Morecambe Bay Walk Please arrive at 9am for the 9.30 start of this walk across the sands of Morecambe Bay from Arnside Promenade to Kent's Bank led by Queens Guide, Cedric Robinson.
The start times are corresponding with the arrival of a train from Leeds or Carlisle where the walk leader will meet you.
Phone 01 email: [email protected] visit the programme link on the website. May 5 - 7th – Cumbrian Sausage Festival A 3 day celebration of great food, drink, and everything with a taste of Cumbria over the Bank Holiday weekend at Muncaster Castle.
You can take your own instrument if you wish and jam with the house band; sing a tune or two, and enjoy the music and a drink from the well stocked bar of local ales, wines and spirits. The Arts Centre is a multi-purpose building located on the site of Europe's last working iron-ore mine. It's FREE entry to the venue situated close to Ferry Nab car park in Bowness-on-Windermere. 18 - 19th – The Cumbrian Challenge 2018- Walking with the Wounded A fund raising event for teams of four presented by Bae Systems and the FDM Group in support of helping wounded and recovering veterans back to work and independence.
Camping is available at a cost of £25 for the weekend. May 20th – Brathay Windermere Marathon A sporting event which has been described as “the friendliest and most beautiful marathon in the U.
Details from the Three Peaks Folk Club on 07712 936801 or email [email protected] May 3rd – Ride 2 Stride Two guided walks along routes included in the Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival Programme both starting from Kirkby Stephen Railway Station at 10.34.
There is the shorter one of a 10 mile circular walk via Smardale and Waitby Nature Reserves and a longer one graded as “strenuous” via Ewbank Scar and 9 Standards Rigg. Dogs are not allowed other than those registered as assistance dogs.
May 27 - 29th – The Muncaster Festival A carnival atmosphere on the front lawn of Muncaster Castle during the three days of this popular festival on Cumbria's West Coast. It's an invitation to all runners of all abilities to take part in their choice of either a 17 kilometre run; one of 10 kilometres; a 5.7 kilometre Fun Run; a 10 kilometre Nordic Walk; or a “Teddy Dash”.
Plenty of fun is promised with activities for all in a packed programme concluding with the “International Jesters Tournament” when contestants attempt to be crowned “Fool of Muncaster”. Great fun to be had here in this Lake District beauty spot. Email: [email protected] 3rd – Giant Kendal - Castle Sportive A cycling event starting from the grounds of Lowther Castle in Cumbria's Eden Valley.