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Watch out for special visits from Father Christmas around Eden!

Special events at South Tynedale Railway

Special festive Christmas cruises aboard an Ullswater 'Steamer'

Christmas Markets with seasonal local produce

World's Original Marmalade Awards and Festival held at Dalemain Mansion and Historic House in late February

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Santa Specials at South Tynedale Railway

Santa Specials at South Tynedale Railway

Our highly popular Santa Specials are back for 2014!  Take a return ride on one of our steam hauled trains and then visit Santa in his grotto.

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Events In: December 2014

  • 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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  • 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: 01 November 2014 - 31 December 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: 01 November 2014 - 31 December 2014

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  • Festive Afternoon Tea at the George Hotel

    Festive Afternoon Tea at the George Hotel

    For a festive afternoon treat, in stunning surroundings, pop in or book a table and choose to make yourself comfortable in one of the spacious lounges by the fireside. 18th Nov 2014 – 6th Jan 2015 (excludes certain dates, ask for details).  £16.50 per person (minimum of 2 persons).  Call us on 01768 862696 to book.

    Date: 18 November 2014 - 31 December 2014

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  • Festive Lunches at the George Hotel

    Festive Lunches at the George Hotel

    Served in the Devonshire Restaurant or in our elegant Ballroom. Either room are favourites for office parties and friends and family get-togethers.

    Date: 18 November 2014 - 31 December 2014

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  • Festive Dinners at the George Hotel

    Festive Dinners at the George Hotel

    Served in the Devonshire Restaurant or in our elegant Ballroom. Favourites for office parties or friends and family get-togethers.

    Date: 18 November 2014 - 31 December 2014

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  • Festive Afternoon Tea at the Inn on the Lake

    Festive Afternoon Tea at the Inn on the Lake

    Relax in the Orangery or Lake View Lounge and enjoy our festive specialities and delicious favourites.  Come in from the winter weather and warm yourself beside our cosy fire or with a glass of Mulled Wine for a festive treat.  Lake View Luxury Yuletide Afternoon Tea - £17.95 pp.  A selection of finger sandwiches, delicious homemade fruit scone with jam and clotted cream, festive biscuits, Christmas cake, mini trifle and cupcake. All served with your choice of a glass of mulled wine, tea or coffee.  Other festive treats and nibbles available, see our festive menus for more details.  18th Nov 2014 – 6th Jan 2015 (excludes certain dates, ask for details).  Call us on 017684 82444 to book.

    Date: 18 November 2014 - 31 December 2014

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  • Festive Lunches at the Inn on the Lake

    Festive Lunches at the Inn on the Lake

    Served in the beautiful Lake View Restaurant or Lounge. Either room are favourites for office parties, friends and family get-togethers.

    Date: 18 November 2014 - 31 December 2014

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  • Festive Dinners at the Inn on the Lake

    Festive Dinners at the Inn on the Lake

    Served in the beautiful Lake View Restaurant. Either room are favourites for office parties, friends and family get-togethers.

    Date: 18 November 2014 - 31 December 2014

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  • Christmas Bazaar

    From the 24th November to 24th December, we will be holding our Christmas Bazaar - a selection of individual makers, craftspeople and foodie artisans! Hosted in the stables, (so indoors and warm), we will be open every day for the perfect gift shopping opportunity.  From the 12th December we will supplement this with the 12days of Christmas artists selling exhibition in the Sculpture Gallery.   The cafe has a seasonal menu for light lunches every day, and for the first time ever we are hiring the Coach House Cafe after hours for private Christmas parties of 20 people or more .

    Date: 24 November 2014 - 24 December 2014

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  • Lake Artists Society Winter Exhibition 2014

    Cumbria's longest established artist group display a range of painting and sculpture available for sale. The Lake Artists Society was founded more than 100 years ago, and is a group of painters and sculptors living and painting in Cumbria.

    Date: 29 November 2014 - 31 December 2014

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  • Penrith Winter Festival

    Penrith Winter Festival

    Penrith Winter Festival which runs from 29th November to 24th December, offers even more than the traditional twelve days of Christmas with a jam packed selection of festive going-ons . Full of enchanted events, festive shopping, Christmas gift market and FREE parking (from 11am in Eden District Council car parks); the Penrith Winter Festival will be fun for all the family.  Highlights include Elfin' about with Razzamatazz with some performances, music and surprises from the local theatre school, ‘Gifted’ arts, crafts and gift market; giving shoppers the chance to find the perfect gift in time for Christmas, Brunswick Yard Christmas Fayre with an array of stalls selling some of the finest local produce, a magical community Christmas themed weekend.  Join in to help make Penrith really sparkle this Festive Season and celebrate with us in style.

    Date: 29 November 2014 - 24 December 2014

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  • Christmas in Masquerade

    Christmas in Masquerade

    Join us for an unforgettable Venetian Ball - a magical evening full of crystal, crushed velvet, candlelight, masks and mystery - No better way to celebrate the festive season with work colleagues, associates or friends.  £37.50pp.  To book call 01768 868 000.

    Date: 19 December 2014 - 20 December 2014

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  • Rocking around the Christmas Tree at the George Hotel

    Rocking around the Christmas Tree… a party night to remember.  You will be welcomed with a Christmas cocktail before indulging in a 4 course dinner, fun and dancing… Whether there are 4 of you or 120 – you are in for an amazing time! £32.50 per person - Why not make a night of it? Bed & Breakfast from £45pp.  To book call 01768 862696 Available Dates: 28th and 29th November Thursday 4th December Friday 5th, 12th and 19th December Saturday 6th, 13th and 20th December.

    Date: 19 December 2014 - 20 December 2014

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  • Santa's Cottage

    Santa's Cottage

    Our illuminated enchanted forest will be Santa's home for Christmas. Try to spot the magical fairies and snowy owls in our enchanted forest before you meet Santa to tell him what you want for Christmas and receive a special gift.

    Date: 19 December 2014 - 21 December 2014

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  • Brough Farmers' Market

    Brough Farmers' Market

    The Farmers' Market is held on the third Saturday of every month, in the Memorial Hall in Brough (Brough-under-Stainmore to give its full name), Cumbria.It is almost unique among farmers' markets in that it is entirely under cover and thus protected from the weather, though there may be extra stalls outside, and our vegetable seller actually prefers to be outside.  The Farmers' Market is a Certified member of the FARMA (the National Farmers' Retail & Markets Association). It has been in operation for ten years now, and was helped in its early (first five) years with support from Cumbria Community Foundation, North Pennines LEADER+ and DEFRA, the Co-operative Group Community Dividend Fund, Cumbria County Council, Cumbria Rural Enterprise Agency, Eden District Council and Brough Parish Council.

    Date: 20 December 2014

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  • Santa Specials at South Tynedale Railway

    Santa Specials at South Tynedale Railway

    Our highly popular Santa Specials are back for 2014!  Take a return ride on one of our steam hauled trains and then visit Santa in his grotto. All children will receive a present from Santa while the grown ups can sample some seasonal refreshments all under the direction of Santa's Chief Elf and his team of volunteers!  Special fares and timetable will be in operation and more details will be available later in the year.

    Date: 20 December 2014 - 22 December 2014

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  • Peter Sidwell Cookery School - Christmas Foodie Gifts

    Peter Sidwell Cookery School - Christmas Foodie Gifts

    Impress your friends and family this Christmas with some wonderful handmade foodie gifts. The course is a full hands on day where you will learn recipes and techniques on how to preserve and create some unique presents.

    Date: 20 December 2014

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  • Lunch with Santa - Fully Booked

    Lunch with Santa - Fully Booked

    Lunch with Santa - Fully Booked.  Join Santa Claus himself for a seasonal two course meal and then enjoy our festive double-bill, Father Christmas and The Snowman on our state of the art cinema screen. 12noon Lunch with Santa Mains - Gourmet Cumbrian burger served with chunky chips  - Spaghetti and Cumberland sausage meat balls served in a tomato ragu sauce  - Christmas chicken and ham hock pie served with seasonal vegetables and gravy  - Homity cheese pie served with seasonal vegetables and a caramelised onion gravy  Puddings - Warm cranberry and apple cake served with vanilla ice cream  - Chocolate brownie with cherry ice cream  - A selection of ice creams  1.30pm Festive double-bill: Father Christmas (U) 25min - After a hard night's work, Father Christmas decides to go on a "blooming vacation", turns his sleign into a caravan and holidays in France, Scotland and Las Vegas before coming home to prepare gifts ready for delivery and arrive at the Snowmens' party on time--only he's forgotten something. The Snowman (U) 26min - Wordless (save for the song "Walking in the Air") animated adventure about a young boy who makes a snowman one Christmas Eve, only for it to come to life that night and take him on a magical adventure. Children must be accompanied.  Film & Lunch: Adults £14, U15s £12. Film only: Adult £6.50, U15s £4, Family £19.50.  To book please call 01768 868000 or email enquiries@rheged.com.

    Date: 20 December 2014

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  • Puss in Boots

    Puss in Boots

    The show is based on a faithful re-telling of the original French fairy tale and will be staged with special effects, a new musical score and a whole new cast of marionette and rod puppets. The first of three sons is left a mill the second a donkey and the third a cat.

    Date: 20 December 2014 - 21 December 2014

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