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Penrith on a Plate, part of the Eden Food and Farming Festival

Dalemain Plant Fair with Artisan Foods and Crafts

The Tour of Britain passes through Eden in 2016!

Agricultural Shows throughout Eden

Walking events and Festivals throughout Eden

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Pixie People and Fairy Folk of Lowther

Pixie People and Fairy Folk of Lowther

Calling all Pixie Seekers and Fairy Finders! Join us for a week of whimsical fun at Lowther Castle and Gardens.

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Events In: May 2016

  • GO HERDWICK Trail

    GO HERDWICK Trail

    Go Herdwick spotting this Spring! Rydal, Grasmere, Ambleside, Keswick and Windermere will be invaded by a flock of around 50 life sized, artist decorated Herdwicks. Herdwick ewes in unexpected places; in parks, in the street, on buildings, in shops, cafes and restaurants – all paying homage to the Herdwick’s iconic home here in the Lake District; and all in the name of the Lake District Calvert Trust.

    Date: 25 March 2016 - 04 September 2016

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  • Exhibition: Crossing Borders

    Lynda Roberts has a solo exhibition at Upfront Gallery every two years. She studied textile design at the Glasgow School of Art before working in Canada followed by a teaching career on the Wirral. ‘Crossing Borders’ is Lynda's latest body of work and depicts her travels over the past two years. Her colourful mixed media collages depict colonial buildings of Yangon and mesmerising temples of Bagan in Myanmar.

    Date: 26 April 2016 - 19 June 2016

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  • Exhibition: Branching Out

    An exhibition of paintings by Welsh artist, Raye M Bower. Raye's work takes her all over the world. She lived in Cumbria for many years, before returning to her native roots in Wales. This collection of work is part of an artistic journey that Raye is currently undertaking, in which she is looking to explore a range of imagery and media. “The work grows organically from my original inspiration of nature and my sense of connection to the source of its energy" Exhibition preview, Saturday 14th May 7pm-9pm Supper/tea can be booked in the Coffee Shop from 5pm.

    Date: 15 May 2016 - 26 June 2016

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  • Daily Film: Life of a Mountain - Blencathra

    Daily Film: Life of a Mountain - Blencathra

    From award winning outdoors filmmaker Terry Abraham and producer of the BBC hit 'Life of a Mountain: Scafell Pike' comes the sequel showcasing one of the Lake District's most beloved fells; Blencathra. Continuing with the critically acclaimed mix of breath-taking landscapes, iconic characters and local people the film highlights the public's affection for Saddleback, as it's alternatively known.

    Date: 16 May 2016 - 11 September 2016

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  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

    Stunning images of the natural world come to life in this exhibition from the Natural History Museum, London, and organised in partnership with the BBC Wildlife Magazine. Featuring 100 photographs selected from over 40,000 submissions it’s safe to say that these are the best wildlife photographs in the world.

    Date: 20 May 2016 - 03 July 2016

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  • Teatro Alla Scala: The Temple of Wonders

    Teatro Alla Scala: The Temple of Wonders

    Discover Arts is a season of unmissable cinema events giving audiences full access to some of the world’s most captivating galleries, theatres and works of art.   Following on from the successful Florence and The Uffizi Gallery, this season, exclusive to cinemas, we are looking forward to screening Teatro Alla Scala: The Temple Of Wonders - the story of one of the world’s most exclusive music and performing arts venues. Thanks to historical music and theatre greats such as Giuseppe Verdi and Arturo Toscanini, and contemporary arts directors including Franco Zeffirelli and Patrice Chéreau, Teatro Alla Scala has upheld its position as a world-class theatre throughout the years.

    Date: 26 May 2016

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  • Dawdles Walk EXTRA Galebars and Greensike

    Dawdles Walk EXTRA Galebars and Greensike

    This is a slightly longer walk via Bloody Bones and Stobars Lanes, Galebars and Sandwath returning to Kirkby Stephen via Greensike and Middlesike Lanes.  Grass lanes which can get muddy in wet weather. Optional refreshments at Church Galley.  About DAWDLES WALKS: We will go whatever the weather - please wear suitable clothing and footwear for the day.  DAWDLES Walk plus has an additional activity or interest during the walk.  DAWDLES Walk EXTRA are taken at a quicker pace and are therefore longer.  All walks should take about an hour.

    Date: 26 May 2016

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  • Hands On Strip and Build a Bike Day

    Hands On Strip and Build a Bike Day

    Bike Maintenance courses with Dan Richards of 'Lake District Cycling' - Dan is a qualified Cytech 3 mechanic and owner of Lake District Cycling, a cycling service provider (in association with Virgin Trains at Penrith Station, providing much needed pre-bookable Cycle Hire from the station platform) as well as guided rides/tours and a cycling information resource for the local areas.  Also from Penrith, Dan is the new British Cycling Sky Ride Ambassador for the Cumbria and the Lake District and planner/ promoter/leader of assessable group rides for Go Lakes (LDNP, CT and CCC) and Active Cumbria.  He is also the community cycle officer for Alston Moor and author of Top 10 Family Cycle ride books to the Lake District.  Your bikes should be thoroughly cleaned before you arrive.  Each be provided with a bike work stand and set of tools and then will be shown how to remove all the components piece by piece.  Covering Gears, Brakes, Chains, Cable Replacement, Headsets, Bottom Brackets,Wheels and Hubs.  It doesn't guarantee ruling out a trip to the bike shop but will certainly help reduce bills.  In order to come on a Strip and Build bike course students should be able to happily remove and replace the rear wheel of their bike.  Those on the course will learn how to repair or fix various small problems and change brake cables and gear cables on this day.  It will be similar to you giving your bike a basic service. and so you will save yourself time and money and in the future be able to mend or tweak slipping gears and worn brakes.

    Date: 27 May 2016

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  • Remote Cinema: The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (15)

    After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.  Ticket prices: Adults: Film plus supper £9 Film only £5.  Under sixteen’s half price.  A light supper will be served prior to the film and there will be a licensed bar.  To book / reserve tickets or more more info please contact: John Perkins, 01768 881671, drjohnperkins@aol.com.

    Date: 27 May 2016

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  • Penrith parkrun - Weekly Free 5km Timed Run

    Penrith parkrun - Weekly Free 5km Timed Run

    What is Penrith parkrun?  It is a 5km run - it's you against the clock.Every Saturday at 9am at Frenchfield Sports Centre, Frenchfield, Penrith, CA11 8UU. It's a free event - but please register before your first run.

    Date: 28 May 2016

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  • Walk: Historic Hartsop

    Walk: Historic Hartsop

    Catch the bus to Hartsop for a scenic walk around Brotherswater and Hartsop village. Lots of interest for history buffs!  Start point: 10:10am at Ullswater Information Centre, Glenridding  Price: Adult £5, child free.

    Date: 28 May 2016

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  • Navigation Skills for Beginners

    Navigation Skills for Beginners

    Head outdoors to learn basic navigation skills in small, friendly groups. Map and compass provided.

    Date: 28 May 2016

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  • Owls at Rheged

    Owls at Rheged

    Visitors can enjoy a close encounter with some amazing owls at Rheged. Experts from Eagle Enterprises will be on hand to answer any questions and share some fascinating facts.

    Date: 28 May 2016 - 05 June 2016

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  • Appleby Hubcraft

    Appleby Hubcraft

    The official launch of the Appleby Hub (previously Centre 67) will be a great opportunity to see all the renovation work and new facilities, and will be the first monthly Hubcraft market, made up of local crafts, food and much more!.

    Date: 28 May 2016

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  • Mallory - Beyond Everest

    Mallory - Beyond Everest

    In 1924, George Mallory and Andrew Irvine died on Everest. The mystery of what happened remains.

    Date: 28 May 2016

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  • Bank Holiday Craft and Gift Fair

    Bank Holiday Craft and Gift Fair

    Our craft marquee will be packed with a wide selection of quality British crafts and gift ware from around the world including:Clothing and handbags, ceramics, handmade crafts, soft toys, jewellery, candles, soaps and bathbombs, photographic art and pictures, glassware, woodwork, children's toys, confectionery and cakes, Fair Trade crafts....plus lots more will be added!  With lots of activities and entertainment for all the family!.

    Date: 28 May 2016 - 30 May 2016

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  • Pixie People and Fairy Folk of Lowther

    Pixie People and Fairy Folk of Lowther

    Calling all Pixie Seekers and Fairy Finders! Join us for a week of whimsical fun at Lowther Castle and Gardens. With faith, trust and just a little bit of pixie dust catch a glimpse of the magical world where the little people dance and play.

    Date: 28 May 2016 - 05 June 2016

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  • Midsummer Night Murder Mystery at the George Hotel

    If Murder is the food of love then play on! A troupe of Tudor Thespians become embroiled in a plot to overthrow the King, but in true show business fashion.  The show must go on! Is that a dagger they see before them or is it the stuff that dreams are made of.  Can you solve this crime and be crowned super sleuth of the night? Remember, the course of true detective work never did run smooth!   Murder mystery and 3 course meal £29.50 per person.  To book call us on 01768 862696.

    Date: 28 May 2016

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  • The First Annual Picnic Games

    The First Annual Picnic Games

    Join us for the Bank Holiday weekend as the South Tynedale Railway presents the first annual picnic games. Challenge friends and family to games around the station, will you be victorious?  There will be a host of activities in and around the station including; a treasure hunt, a quiz for the grown ups, music, lawn games including croquet and craft activities in the Discovery Centre.  We’ll be offering afternoon tea in a box from the cafe along with picnic meals for the children.  Trains will depart daily at the usual times of 10.45, 12.15, 14.15 and 15.45.  The cafe will be open from 9.30am.

    Date: 28 May 2016 - 30 May 2016

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  • Classic Cars in the Park at Hutton in the Forest

    Classic Cars in the Park at Hutton in the Forest

    Over 500 Classic Car and One Make Clubs, Autotesting and Motorsport displays. Autojumble and trade stands, Cars for sale area, Go Motorsport and refreshments.

    Date: 29 May 2016

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