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If you have an event that needs a mention please email Lakestay for inclusion. Details of classical concerts to be held in West Cumbria are given in the newly-published Newsletter prepared by “ConGo” (West Cumbria Concert Goers). The Newsletter is available FREE OF CHARGE on request to killick.wasdale@btinternet.com (or phone 019467-26258).

January

February

www.keswickfilmfestival.org


March
Words by the Water Festival Keswick
Ambleside Daffodil and Spring Flower Show - 3rd Saturday
Malcolm Wilson Rally in North Lakes

April

Lakes Collective of Artists & Designer Makers Spring Fair –, Cartmel Institute, Cartmel .
Lakes Collective of Artists & Designer Makers Mother’s Day Fair – Hawkshead Town Hall 10am-4.30pm
Good Friday: Uppies and Downies football through Workington .

Damson Day, Lyth Valley
Lakes Collective of Artists & Designer Makers Easter Fair – , Ambleside Parish Centre, Ambleside.
May


Muncaster
Sun 25th - Thurs 29th May 2014 Muncaster Festival; The festival will culminate with the International Jesters Tournament held on the final day.. Muncaster Castle.
Keswick Mountain Festival May 15-18 2014...http://www.keswickmountainfestival.co.uk/
Printfest Printfest 2013 will take place on the weekend of 4 and 5 May at the
Coronation Hall, in Ulverston.

Cockermouth Rotary Touch a Truck Show May 4th 2014

Carlisle and Borders Flower Show - Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday
Cockermouth Sheepdog Trials - 2nd Saturday

GREYSTOKE ARTS FESTIVAL, nr Penrith, Cumbria. at Greystoke Church
Keswick Jazz Festival
held in May features 80 concerts and shows in no less than 18 venues around the town. Usually. Highlight is a New Orleans style street parade on market day.

Western Lake District KiteFest More information at www.kite-fest.co.uk
Melmerby May Day - 2nd Saturday
Gilsland Garden and Crafts Fair - 3rd Saturday and Sunday
Friday, May 29, to Sunday, May 31 2009 Ravenglass Charter Fair. website at www.ravenglasscharterfair.org.uk
The 12th Jennings Keswick Jazz Festival.
Cockermouth Georgian Fayre Next staged May 2015

Ireby Music Festival
Coniston Water Festival - Whit Weekend (commences Friday)
Cartmel Races May Race Day Fair – Saturday in May
Curwen Fair, Workington - Whit Saturday
Bassenthwaite Festival of Baroque music.
Hutton Roof Country Fair and Fell Race - Whit Saturday
26th-27th May 2012 Country Fest, Crooklands, Kendal. http://www.westmorlandshow.co.uk/country_fest.html
Kendal Mediaeval Market - Whit Monday
Queen of Solway Dance Festival, Maryport - Whit Tuesday to Saturday
The Great Garden Show, Holker - Last Friday to Sunday..30th May – 1st June in 2008

Cockermouth Carnival mid June

Appleby Horse FairJune 6-12 2013
Ireby Festival June 1-2 2012...www.irebyfestival.co.uk-
June 2 2012 Queens Jubilee Cream Tea Party, At Lindeth Howe Hotel, Bowness, LA23 3LF ,2 - 4pm Tickets - Adults £5 Children £2; Call 015394 45759 for tickets, All proceeds going to the Bendrigg Trust Charity.

Castletown Gala Day, Penrith - 1st Saturday
Bassenthwaite Festival Early June (June 8-9 2012)
Seaton Childrens Carnival - 2nd Saturday
Fell Gather, Cockermouth June 11 2011.
Carlisle Carnival - 2nd Sunday
The Lanercost Music Festival takes place in June at Lanercost Priory, between Brampton and Hadrian’s Wall.
Winton Sheepdog Trials - 3rd Saturday
Appleby Jazz Festival - 3rd Saturday and Sunday
Barrow in Furness Rotary Gala - 3rd Sunday
Brough Hound and Terrier Show - 3rd Sunday
Coniston Country Fair on 22nd July 2007
Cumbria Classic Car Show, Carlisle - 3rd Sunday
Cockermouth Woolfest In late June each year.
Flookburgh Charter Fair - 3rd Sunday
Keswick Carnival - 3rd Sunday
Kirkby Lonsdale Brass Contest - 3rd Sunday
Muncaster Jubilee Festival
Including the world famous Festival of Fools. 3rd – 7th June 2012.
June18-22 2008 - Lanercost Music Festival
June 20-22 2008 - Silloth Vintage Rally
Alston Sheepdog Trials - 4th Saturday
June · 29 2008- Distington Vintage Steam Rally

Warcop Rushbearing - St Peters Day
Endmoor Country Fair - last Sunday
Ullswater Country Fair - last Sunday
July

The annual Morcambe Bay Search & Rescue Cross Bay fundraising walk
Windermere Triathlon July 4 2010.
Skelton Agricultural Show - 1st Saturday
Cockermouth Festival(all month)

Music on the Marr17th – 20st July 2014 Castle Carrock CA8 9LU
Ambleside Rushbearing - 1st Saturday
Flimby Carnival - 1st Saturday
Carlisle Festival...July 3-11th 2010 See www.carlislefestival.org.uk
Musgrave Rushbearing - 1st Saturday
Whitehaven Carnival - 1st Saturday
West Cumbria Vintage Rally, Distington - 1st Sunday
LANGDALE GALA 1ST SUNDAY
Westmorland Horticultural Society Show, Kendal - 1st Sunday
July 18-20 2008 Furness Fest.
Alston Gala - 2nd Saturday
Staveley Carnival to be held in and around Staveley village between Kendal and Windermere in S. Lakeland from July 14th-16th 2006
Coniston Fair, 19th July2009
Appleby Annual Carnival and Sports - 2nd Saturday and Sunday
Ravenstonedale Festival. July 17-19 in 2009.
New Lakeland Rose Show, Grange over Sands - 2nd Saturday and Sunday
Allithwaite Carnival - 3rd Saturday

Cleator Moor Sports - 3rd Saturday
Cumberland County Show, Carlisle - 3rd Saturday
Maryport Blues Festival 29-31 July 2011. Festivalwebsite
Keswick Christian Conventions
Dalemain Craft Fair - 3rd Saturday and Sunday
Dearham Carnival - 4th Saturday
Eden Valley Dog Training Club, Stainton - 4th Saturday
Lorton Hound Show - 4th Saturday

Penrith Show - 4th Saturday
North Lonsdale Show, Ulverston - Last Thursday
Lanercost Craft Fair - Last Saturday
West Cumbria Rose Society Show, Egremont - Last Saturday
Windermere Lakes Lions Festival, Bowness - Last Saturday and Sunday
Cumbria Steam Gathering, Flookburgh - Last Saturday and Sunday

Craft Fair, Dacre Hall, Lanercost.
Mon-Sat 10.00 - 5.30; Sun 12.00 - 5.30 .For further details contact Elizabeth Harding 0169772538
August

Gilsland Agricultural Show, Triermain Farm, Gilsland Sunday 7th August 2011 www.gilslandshow.co.uk

Lake District Summer Music International Festival

Cartmel Show - 1st Wednesday
Whitehaven International Festival (July or August)...Find out more...
Lake District Sheepdog Trials, Staveley - 1st Thursday
Beetham Sports - 1st Saturday
Cockermouth Agricultural Show - 1st Saturday
Grasmere Rushbearing - 1st Saturday
Thirlmere Flower Show - 1st Saturday
Silloth 150th celebrations August 8/9 2009..
Fell Pony Society Breed Show, Brougham Castle - 1st Sunday
Solway and Hadrian Fuchsia Show, Houghton, nr Carlisle - 1st Sunday
Lunesdale Agricultural Show, Kirkby Lonsdale - 2nd Tuesday
Appleby Agricultural Show - 2nd Thursday
Kendal Calling 2014 ...confusingly held at Penrith..1st - 3rd August 2014
Lowther Game and Country Fair; - Countryman Fairs will hold the Lowther Game and Country Fair, on the 13th and 14th August 2011, and in forthcoming years on the 2nd weekend of August.
Dalston Show - 2nd Saturday (Lowther Estate website)

Saturday 15th August 2009 Lake Windermere charity paddle.
Gosforth District Agricultural Show - Now (2009)changed to 3rd Saturday.
Threlkeld Sheepdog Trails - 3rd Wednesday
Brough Agricultural Show - 3rd Thursday
Grasmere Sports - Grasmere Sports, Sunday August 30 2009.
Ambleside Flower Show and Crafts - 3rd Friday to Sunday
Barbon Annual Sheepdog Trials - 3rd Saturday
Crosscrake Flower Show - 3rd Saturday
Ravenstonedale Agricultural Show - 3rd Saturday

Storth Gardening Show - 3rd Saturday
Gatesgarth Country Fair - 3rd Sunday
Lakeland Festival of Brass, Grange over Sands - 3rd Sunday
Langdale Country Fair - 3rd Sunday
Kendal Gathering - Week commencing 4th Friday
Kirkby Lonsdale Gardening Show - 4th Saturday
Kendal Folk Festival - Bank Holiday Friday to Sunday
Lake District Summer Music;International Festival and Summer School 3 - 19 August 2007
Wigton Dog Training Obedience - Bank Holiday Saturday and Sunday
Greenodd Horticultural Show - Bank Holiday Saturday
Patterdale Dog Day - Bank Holiday Saturday
Esthwaite Open Sheepdog Trails - Bank Holiday Sunday
Kentmere Sheepdog Trials - Bank Holiday Sunday
Dentdale Gala - Bank Holiday Monday
Keswick Show - Bank Holiday Monday
Muncaster Fair and Sheepdog Trials, Ravenglass/Black Combe Beagles Field Day at Haverigg near Millom; Both events clash on August 27 2007 - Bank Holiday Monday
Silloth Carnival - Bank Holiday Monday

Ennerdale and Kinniside Show - Last Wednesday
Burton, Milnthorpe and Carnforth Show - Last Thursday
Caldbeck and Hesket Sheepdog Trials - Last Thursday
Cartmel Rcaes Aug 25 2008/august 23 2008
Crosby Ravensworth Show - Last Thursday
Dufton Show and Sheepdog Trials - Last Saturday
Millom and Broughton Agricultural Show - Last Saturday
Hesket Newmarket Agricultural Show - Last Saturday
Eskdale Fete - Last Sunday
Black Combe County Fair at BootleMonday August 27 in 2012. Those wishing to book a pitch should contact Graham Dicker on 019467 25041.
Selside and Grayrigg show is on the last Thursday in August
September
Ulverston Beer Festival at Coronation Hall. Around 70 brews from over 50 breweries are available; September 1 2011.
TASTE CUMBRIA, Cockermouth Saturday September 29 - 3oth 2012.

Alston Show - 1st Saturday
Appleby Gardeners Show - 1st Saturday
Lowick Show - 1st Saturday
Thornthwaite Home and Garden Show - 1st Saturday
Kirkby Lonsdale Victorian Fair - 1st Saturday and Sunday
Westmorland Horticultural Society Show, Kendal - 2nd Tuesday and Wednesday
Westmorland County Show, Crooklands - (2nd Thursday)
Alston Flower Show - 2nd Saturday
Gilsland Show - 2nd Saturday
Ulverston Lantern Procession - 2nd Saturday 18th Sept in 2010
Ulverston Market Charter Festival - 2nd Saturday
Westmorland Horticultural Society Show, Kendal - 3rd Wednesday
Loweswater and Brackenthwaite Show - 3rd Thursday
Brampton Sheepdog Trials - 3rd Friday
Egremont Crab Fair - 3rd Saturday (Sept 15 in 2012)
Borrowdale Shepherds Meet and Show - 3rd Sunday
Sedbergh Festival of Books and Drama between September 5 and 21 in 2008.http://www.sedbergh.org.uk/
Cumbria Open Brass Contest, Whitehaven - Last Saturday
Eskdale Show - Last Saturday
Urswick Rushbearing - Last Sunday
Silloth Music and Beer Festival 5th and Sunday 8th September 2013, on Silloth’s Green. http://www.sillothbeerfestival.co.uk/
October
Keswick Music Festival
Cockermouth Sheepdog Trails - 1st Saturday
Wasdale Head Shepherds Meet and Show - 2nd Saturday
Buttermere Shepherds Meet and Show - Now changed to 4th Saturday(see contacts below)
Whitehaven Beer fest October See www.whitehavenbeerfestival.co.uk
November
Carlisle Fireshow Saturday 6th November 2010 Bitts Park, Carlisle CA3 8UL Start: 7.00 pm More info
Walna Scar Shepherds Meet and Show - 1st Saturday
Stoneside Shepherds Meet, Ulpha - 2nd Saturday
The Biggest Liar in the World Competition,The Bridge Inn, Santon Bridge Third Thursday in month November 15 in 2012

Ulverstons Dickensian Christmas Festival November 2010
Lakeland's Christmas Crafts Extravaganza, Brockhole - 4th Friday to Sunday
Workington Model Railway Exhibition.From: Saturday 21st November 2009
To: Saturday 21st November 2009 Time: Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 10am - 4pm. Where: Moorclose Sports Centre
Organiser: Alistair Grey Phone: 01900 67389.
Crafts at Christmas, Kendal - Last Saturday
Ulverston Dickensian Festival – The annual event, which sees thousands of Ulverston traders and locals don Dickensian costumes to recreate a traditional era in the town. For more information, call Mr Winston on 01229 580640.
December

Christmas showings Percyhouse Gallery, Cockermouth
Crafts at Christmas, Kendal - 1st Saturday
Crown and Mitre Christmas Crafts, Carlisle - 1st Saturday
Keswick Victorian Fayre - 1st Sunday
Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas Fair - 1st Saturday

Lakeland Show contact numbers as at 2007.

Lakeland Rose Show
01229 584926
Great Eccleston Show 01995 679204
BUTTERMERE SHEPHERDS MEET AND SHOW
25TH OCOTBER in 2008
LANTHWITE GREEN, NEAR BUTTERMERE:SECRETARY;LOUISE HASTON
Gosforth Show Tel 01946 724652
Cumberland County Show 016977 47397
Cumbria Steam Gathering 015242 71584
Royal Lancashire Show 01254 813769
Penrith Show 01931 713325
North Lonsdale Show 01229 585832
Ambleside Sports 015394 34087
Garstang Show 01253 799119
Cockermouth Show 01946 692798
Coniston Fair: David Robinson Tel: 015394 37360
Cartmel Show 01539 722777
Barbon Show & Sheepdog Trials 015242 76286
Dalston Show 01228 523034
Lunesdale Show 015395 66979
Skelton Show 01768 484122
Hawkshead Show 015394 36134
Grasmere Sports 015394 32127
Millom & Broughton Show 01229 774940
Grayrigg Show 01539 823632
Bentham Show 015242 61606
Lowick Agricultural Show 01229 885638
Westmorland County Show 015395 67804

 


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