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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 for things to see? We have a great deal happening around Cumbria throughout the year. All year round there are loads of events taking place all over the county. Concerts, festivals, exhibitions, theatre productions and more.

Search all the events taking place and find yourself something to do while you stay.

There is always something to do when you stay in Cumbria. Learn a new skill, take a guided walk or immerse yourself in Cumbrian life and visit a county show, these are just some of the many things to do during your visit to the Lake District, 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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Windermere Wild Swim

Windermere Wild Swim

Newby Bridge

Sun 26 Aug 2018

Chorus, by Ray Lee

Lakes Alive

Kendal

Fri 7 - Sun 9 Sep 2018

Westmorland County Show

Westmorland County Show

Kendal

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Piano Impressions with Alistair McGowan

Piano Impressions with Alistair McGowan

Barrow-in-Furness

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Chris Ramsey Live 2018

Chris Ramsey Live 2018

Ulverston

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Cumbria Pride

Cumbria Pride

Carlisle

Sat 29 Sep 2018

The Winter Droving Procession

The Winter Droving

Penrith

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Phill Jupitus

Phill Jupitus - Juplicity

Millom

Sat 3 Nov 2018

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