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What's On in the Lake District, Cumbria

The Lake District, Cumbria is #theplacetobe all year round.

There are so many exceptional events throughout the calendar, with something for all tastes and ages.

Come and enjoy the World's Original Marmalade Awards at Dalemain.
Explore the county in the Great Peter Rabbit Egg Hunt.
Step back in time at the Ulverston Dickensian Festival.

With a full programme of county shows and music festivals, walks, talks and fairs we look forward to seeing you soon.

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Open to ideas? We have a great deal happening around Cumbria this year. Search below and find yourself something to do while you stay. Learning a new skill, taking a guided walk or watching a play, just some of the many things we can offer you while you're visiting.

There is always something to do when you stay in Cumbria.


Major Visitor Events

Here are some of the Major visitor events happening across Cumbria this year. There's a little bit of everything and definitely something that will take your fancy.

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Spotlight on

The Lancashire Hotpots
at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

Sat 4th February 2017


Get ready for music and laughs galore with The Lancashire Hotpots. Famous for songs such as Chippy Tea and I Fear Ikea, Bernard and the boys are here to give you a reet good 21st Century Northern knees up. Expect a roof-raising night of musical comedy with plenty of audience singalongs. If you’re up for a party, The Lancashire Hotpots are too!

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