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Spooky October events in Eden - including Penrith Halloween Festival

Penrith and Eden Museum World War One (WW1) 'Local Voices' Exhibition

Special events at South Tynedale Railway

Penrith Winter Droving Festival

Watch out for the Christmas lights being switched on in Eden's towns!

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Penrith Halloween Festival

Penrith Halloween Festival

Penrith is braced for its annual infestation of ghosts, ghouls and creatures of the night - the Penrith Halloween Festival! It's a spooktacularly fun day out for all the family, with a creepy collection of activities and entertainment for any age to enjoy! 

Weird Workshops and Petrifying Performances Timetable:

An Operatic ghost Town Crier will be announcing events and introducing live street theatre throughout the day.

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Events In: October 2014

  • C-Art at Rheged

    C-Art at Rheged

    C-Art at Rheged returns with a 'Pocket Exhibition' in Rheged's pop-up gallery. The exhibition features artwork no larger than 20x20x20cm.

    Date: 12 September 2014 - 02 November 2014

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  • D-Day Normandy 1944 3D

    D-Day Normandy 1944 3D

    This exhilarating account of the D-Day landings using dramatic 3D cinema technology will appeal to audiences of all ages groups including new generations, who will discover a new perspective on how this landing changed the world. June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France.

    Date: 20 September 2014 - 31 October 2014

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  • Pandas: Back To The Wild 3D

    Pandas: Back To The Wild 3D

    National Geographic Entertainment is proud to bring Pandas: The Journey Home to the world which will be shown daily at Rheged on the giant cinema. You will fall in love anew with this iconic, delightful creature and better understand the desperate plight of pandas in the wild.

    Date: 20 September 2014 - 31 October 2014

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  • Penrith and Eden Museum World War One (WW1) 'Local Voices' Exhibition

    Penrith and Eden Museum World War One (WW1) 'Local Voices' Exhibition

    Memories of battles fought and duty done during World War One will be featured in a major new exhibition opening at Penrith and Eden Museum on Tuesday, September 30 2014.  Local people contributed their own research for Local Voices, helping to put together a picture of the Penrith menfolk who fought on the European battlefront, and how their families coped back home.  "It's an exhibition of local stories," said Eden District Council’s Museum Curator, Christine Smith. "Members of the public have donated and loaned objects to the Museum relating to their families and their connections with WW1 (World War One).  "It's not just stories of what happened to people who went to fight, but of what happened in Penrith.

    Date: 30 September 2014 - 21 December 2014

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  • Apple Celebrations - throughout October

    How quickly the year has flown and the apple harvest is here and we have filled our beautiful ancient apple store in the garden.  To celebrate our bumper harvest, a selection of Dalemain's ancient varieties of Apples are available to taste and buy in the tearoom, alongside home-made apple chutneys and at the same time why not visit our Marmalde Christmas Gift Stand.Also in the Mediaeval Hall Tearoom with an open log fire, join us in our Apple Celebrations Menu. Ancient Apples at Dalemain - The apple harvest has come round once more.  We have been filling our beautiful and ancient apple store with this precious harvest.

    Date: 01 October 2014 - 31 October 2014

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  • Life Of A Mountain - Scafell Pike

    Life Of A Mountain - Scafell Pike

    Enjoy a glimpse into some of the sights filmmaker and photographer Terry Abraham captured on and around England’s highest peak in his film ‘Life of a Mountain: Scafell Pike’. The former IT worker’s directorial feature debut, ‘The Cairngorms in Winter with Chris Townsend’, scored an unexpected hit with outdoors enthusiasts last year, becoming SteepEdge’s most popular film of all time.

    Date: 20 October 2014 - 31 October 2014

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  • Reel Rock Film Tour

    Reel Rock Film Tour

    Don’t miss an extraordinary collection of adventure and climbing films from some of the world’s best adventure filmmakers. Featuring alpine legends, amazing adventurers and climbing icons, prepare to be transported through the big screen to mountains across the globe as they attempt to achieve their dangerous lifelong ambitions.  A truly inspiring evening of incredible films with great prize giveaways!  Visit www.reelrock.co.uk for more details and to buy tickets.  £12/£10 concessions.

    Date: 23 October 2014

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  • DAWDLE walk Hartley Circular and Jubilee Cairn

    This is a circular walk via Hartley village returning via Gramsceugh and Frank’s Bridge. There is an optional opportunity to climb to the Jubilee Cairn.  Meet the Cloisters 10:30am.

    Date: 23 October 2014

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  • Rag Mama Rag

    English duo RAG MAMA RAG, have built up their reputation as one of Europes finest Country Blues acts. With an interesting and wide range of instruments, (ASHLEY DOW, Henderson Acoustic Guitar, National & Dobro Resonator Bottleneck Guitars, Weissenborn Acoustic Lap Steel, Ukulele and Vocals, plus DEBORAH DOW, Harmonica, Washboard, Percussion and Backing Vocals), RAG MAMA RAG create an exceptionally full and hard driving rhythmic sound which soon has audiences feet tapping. Their repertoire is 20s and 30s Blues based, but extremely varied, encompassing Mississippi Blues, East Coast Ragtime sounds, early White Country tunes, Original Compositions, and many other regional styles of the 20s and 30s period.

    Date: 24 October 2014

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  • Katus Live @ Upfront Arts Theatre

    "The Spring of 2022" ALBUM LAUNCH - Katuš On Friday 24th October at 8pm in The Upfront Gallery Arts Theatre near Hutton-in-the-Forest,Penrith, Katuš will be performing her new album 'The Spring of 2022' .She'll sing a truely world mix of English, Czech, Polish, Russian, Mandinka (West African - where some of the album was recorded) and her own improvised tongue, as well as playing her Chinese 'Hulusi' (gourd clarinet), and the guitar. Accompanied by musicians Ben Monypenny (Violin), Tom Corda-Stanley (Double Bass), Hannah Flynn (Harmonies) and Rob Kitchen (Percussion) , who also worked on the album. From the dusty streets of The Gambia with Griotte Yankuba Conteh, to the sounds of owls in Katuš' garden.

    Date: 24 October 2014

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  • Tirril Art Exhibition

    This is the 14th annual art exhibition by amateur and professional artists Entry is free of charge and tea, coffee and biscuits will be served.  Raffle.  Disabled access.  Held in Tirril Reading Room.

    Date: 24 October 2014 - 27 October 2014

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  • Autumn Fair (Craft) - Rival Arts

    Autumn Fair (Craft) - Rival Arts

    A chance to select early Christmas gifts from artists, photographers, jewellers, craft & food sellers.  Free Admission.

    Date: 25 October 2014 - 26 October 2014

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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. Only ever register with parkrun once.

    Date: 25 October 2014

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  • The Wainwright Memorial Lecture

    The Wainwright Memorial Lecture with Alison O’Neill.  Alison O’Neill, ‘the barefoot shepherdess’, lives and works on a farm in the foothills of The Howgills, above the market town of Sedbergh.  Like Wainwright, Alison O’Neill is a committed advocate of the unique Howgills landscape where she lives and works as a farmer, shepherdess, walking guide and writer.

    Date: 25 October 2014

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  • Educating Ronnie

    Educating Ronnie

    When Joe was 18 he went on a gap year trip to Uganda, to visit an aunt who was working for a charity. Amidst the six week blur of safaris, white-water rafting and orphanages, Joe made friends with Ronnie....

    Date: 25 October 2014

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  • Peter Sidwell Cookery School - Simply Good Autumn party dishes

    Peter Sidwell Cookery School - Simply Good Autumn party dishes

    This full day course is packed full of exciting seasonal recipes that are perfect for hosting a gastronomic dinner party. The course starts at 10am with a coffee and a chance to meet your chef tutor, after that it’s time to cook! Lunch will be served at approximately 1pm and then it’s back into the kitchen to create some more fantastic dishes.

    Date: 25 October 2014

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  • Pianist at the Inn on the Lake

    Pianist at the Inn on the Lake

    Indulge in fine dining A la carte or table d’hote dinner in the 2 AA Rosette Lake View Restaurant, accompanied by relaxing music from Pianist, Clair Bakewell.  To book call 017684 82444.

    Date: 25 October 2014

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  • Penrith Halloween Festival

    Penrith Halloween Festival

    Penrith is braced for its annual infestation of ghosts, ghouls and creatures of the night - the Penrith Halloween Festival! It's a spooktacularly fun day out for all the family, with a creepy collection of activities and entertainment for any age to enjoy!  Weird Workshops and Petrifying Performances Timetable:An Operatic ghost Town Crier will be announcing events and introducing live street theatre throughout the day. 10am to 11.30am    Music Workshop in the Creepy Cave (Soup Shop) with BlueJam 10am to 12noon      Creepy sound effects at the Bloodcurdling Bandstand 11am to 12noon      Storytelling with Jeff from Trellis Arts in the Eerie Library 11am to 3pm          The Headless Horseman Carriage Rides starting outside NatWest Bank. 1pm to 2.30pm       Art workshop making creepy creatures in the Creepy Cave (Soup Shop) with BlueJam 2pm to 2.30pm       Halloween Opera with Trellis Arts at the Bloodcurdling Bandstand 2.30pm to 3pm       Workshop for anyone wanting to join in with drumming and make spooky sounds   in the Phantom Parade at the Bloodcurdling Bandstand 3pm to 3.30pm       Fancy dress display and judging time, compered by Trellis Arts, judges from Penrith Lions Club at the Bloodcurdling Bandstand 3.30pm to 4pm      Phantom Parade with B Jamba and the Spooky Horns, led by the Headless Man, departing from the Bloodcurdling Bandstand! Be afraid to miss it!.

    Date: 25 October 2014

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  • Weird Woods

    Follow our spooky trail and find hidden horrors! A self guided family trail with a small prize on completion.  The trail follows paths through woodland, distance approx 1 mile. There are steep slopes and steps in places and the trail passes close to deep water, so children must be accompanied by an adult.

    Date: 25 October 2014 - 27 October 2014

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  • Walk: Lazonby to Langwathby

    Walk: Lazonby to Langwathby with the Friends of the Settle to Carlisle Line.  Eden Bridge - Lacy’s Cave - Little Salkeld - Long Meg - Hunsonby - Winskill - Langwathby.  Special Instructions: Alight Lazonby and Kirkoswald (09.47), return Langwathby. Connects with 09.26 train from Carlisle.

    Date: 25 October 2014

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