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Local Events in Kirkby Stephen

Kirkby Stephen hosts to a lively year-round programme of events. Here's just a taste of the main annual events:

  • Classic Commercial Vehicle Rally (Easter Saturday and Sunday)

  • The Yomp Mountain Challenge (early June)

  • Warcop Rushbearing (late June)

  • Musgrave Rushbearing (first Saturday in July)

  • Kirkby Stephen Garden Trail event (July)

  • Ravenstonedale Agricultural Show (August)

  • Brough Agricultural Show (August)

  • Cowper Day, Horse Sales (September)

  • Brough Hill Fair (late September, early October)

  • St Lukes Charter Fair (October) dates back to 1353 

Throughout the year

  • Kirkby Stephen Auction Mart sales at least once a week plus other horse sales open to the public throughout the year

  • Kirkby Stephen Market Day (Monday), seasonal Friday Markets

  • Brough Farmers' Market (3rd Saturday of every month)

For further details of these events please visit our events listing or contact the Upper Eden Visitor Centre.