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Lego Exhibiton for all the family this Summer at Rheged

Stage 2 of The Tour of Britain comes to Eden on Monday 5 September

Summer activities including archery with Reach Beyond Adventure

C-Art Open Studios 2016

Agricultural Shows throughout Eden

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Wannasee Tribute Festival

Wannasee Tribute Festival

Wannasee Live Music Festival is back in 2016, featuring a fantastic line up of Europe’s finest tributes, to many of the World’s most popular acts, past and present, that you could never dream of seeing all at once.

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Events In: August 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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  • 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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  • Penrith Remembers the Somme

    Penrith Remembers the Somme

    Penrith Remembers arranged a programme of events in 2014 to commemorate the centenary of the start of World War I. This year it has co-ordinated events that commemorate the battle of the Somme.

    Date: 07 June 2016 - 15 October 2016

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  • A Secret Garden - Knitted for the Queen

    A Secret Garden - Knitted for the Queen

    Kirkby Stephen walkers and so many friends have been busy knitting flowers in red, white and blue to decorate Jubilee Park on the southern edge of Kirkby Stephen. This old Victorian park now a nature reserve offers mature woodland, a wildflower meadow, pond, spectacular views, an award winning summerhouse and the special ‘Secret Garden’ available until the end of September.

    Date: 15 June 2016 - 30 September 2016

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  • BUILD IT! - A History in LEGO Bricks

    BUILD IT! - A History in LEGO Bricks

    Curated By Bright Bricks, featured In Channel 4’s ‘Inside Lego At Christmas.’    Travel back in time with an interactive LEGO exhibition brand new for Rheged, and discover models made by professional LEGO Artists which bring to life some of Britain's important historical turning points. Highlights include an exclusive 8 metre long model of The Flying Scotsman, a giant diorama of Saxon life, Beatrix Potter and her creations, Tudor monarchs and a large model of Lowther Castle, all bustling with minifigs and LEGO characters dressed in period costumes. Then spark your child’s imagination with LEGO brick building activities, from racing your own wind powered train, creating a model for our zip wire, to constructing catapults and creating family portraits in LEGO, before testing your skills against the professionals in a timed building challenge.

    Date: 09 July 2016 - 04 September 2016

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  • School’s Out at South Tynedale Railway

    School’s Out at South Tynedale Railway

    There’s plenty to occupy all ages during the summer holidays at South Tynedale Railway. Trains will be running every day from 16 July until 1 September and we’ve added some extra activities for the kids! Each Monday we’re inviting families to ‘pramble’ (amble with your pram) along the South Tyne Trail adjoining the railway track.

    Date: 16 July 2016 - 01 September 2016

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  • Daily Film: Journey to Space 3D (2015)

    Daily Film: Journey to Space 3D (2015)

    In the past half century, humans have punched through the stratosphere, walked on the moon, and lived continuously in orbit.  In the coming decades, our unquenchable curiosity will take our species beyond the cradle of Earth to touch the face of another world.  Strap in for the next giant leap.  Next stop ... Mars! 45 minutes.  Adult £6.50, Under 15’s £4, Conc £5, Family £19 (2 adults and up to 3 children).  Book on 01768 868000.

    Date: 21 July 2016 - 04 September 2016

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  • Woodworking workshops with Woodstone Learning

    The team at Woodstone Learning will show you how to use natural materials and traditional wood crafting skills to make a wooden sword, wooden car or tractor, or design your own beaded necklace.  Monday 15 to Friday 19 August and Monday 22 to Friday 26 August.    Make your own wooden sword • 5-14yrs • 30 mins • £7.50  Make your own wooden car or tractor • 5-14rs • 30 mins • £7.50  Design your own wooden bead necklace • 4-12yrs • 30 mins • £4.50  Book on 01768 868000.

    Date: 22 August 2016 - 26 August 2016

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  • Bill (2015) (PG)

    Bill (2015) (PG)

    From the Horrible Histories and Yonderland team. What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream.  1 hr 34 min.  Adult £6.50, Under 15’s £4, Conc £5, Family £19 (2 adults and up to 3 children).

    Date: 22 August 2016 - 28 August 2016

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  • Alice Through The Looking Glass (2016) (PG)

    Alice Through The Looking Glass (2016) (PG)

    Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter.  1 hr 48 min.  Adult £6.50, Under 15’s £4, Conc £5, Family £19 (2 adults and up to 3 children).  Book on 01768 868000.

    Date: 22 August 2016 - 28 August 2016

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  • Crash Course: Swimming at Penrith Leisure Centre

    Crash Course: Swimming at Penrith Leisure Centre.  Beginners (Learner Pool) 9.30am to 10am  Improvers (Shallow end Main Pool) 9am to 9.30am  beActive price £25 / beActive Plus price £12.

    Date: 22 August 2016 - 26 August 2016

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  • Crash Course: Swimming at Appleby Leisure Centre

    Crash Course: Swimming at Appleby Leisure Centre.  Beginners 4pm to 4.30pm  Improvers 4.30pm to 5pm  beActive price £25 / beActive Plus price £12.

    Date: 22 August 2016 - 26 August 2016

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  • Crosby Ravensworth Show and Vintage Rally

    Crosby Ravensworth Show and Vintage Rally

    Crosby Ravensworth Show is one of the oldest surviving village shows from the old County of Westmorland. The original schedule from the first event, was handwritten by Canon Weston and  kindly donated to the local archives by his family.

    Date: 25 August 2016

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  • Archery

    Archery

    Held at Ullswater Campsite archery includes all the tuition needed to get shooting on your own at our classic foam or straw targets with our leisure bows. A fun, all inclusive activity ideal for families, small groups and individuals. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

    Date: 25 August 2016

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  • Summer Music in Eden

    Summer Music in Eden

    Sarah Gait: Cello.  Meera Maharaj: Flute.  Improvisations, works by Telemann, Bach and Debussy followed by wine and nibbles.  £8/£4 concessions.  Tickets on the door or in advance 01931 714338.

    Date: 25 August 2016

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  • DAWDLES Walk Strutt Foundation railway embankment, Hartley

    DAWDLES Walk Strutt Foundation railway embankment, Hartley

    We will follow a permissive path along the disused Stainmore railway belonging to the Strutt Foundation and return to Kirkby Stephen for optional refreshments.  Allow a little extra time for the car journey.  This programme is mainly on grass and gravel paths, we will use an alternative route if available on a very wet day.  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 unless otherwise stated.  Everyone welcome, suggested donation £1 per walk towards expenses.  We usually find optional refreshments after our walks. Some walks may be adaptable to suit wheelchair users if we know you are coming, telephone Ann 017683 71976.

    Date: 25 August 2016

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  • Creation Station Family Fun - Viking ships

    Creation Station Family Fun - Viking ships

    Make your own Viking longboat from juice cartons and set sail! 2-11yrs.  £5.50.  1hr.  Book on 01768 868000.

    Date: 25 August 2016

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  • Wannasee Tribute Festival

    Wannasee Tribute Festival

    Wannasee Live Music Festival is back in 2016, featuring a fantastic line up of Europe’s finest tributes, to many of the World’s most popular acts, past and present, that you could never dream of seeing all at once. These bands offer the closest live tributes to the artists they represent, in stunning detail, guaranteeing a huge open air live music stadium experience and non-stop hits, from start to finish, in the beautiful setting of Hutton in the Forest.  Wannasee weekend is the perfect way to enjoy fantastic live music at affordable prices across Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 26-28 August 2016, in the grounds of Hutton in the Forest, near Penrith.

    Date: 26 August 2016 - 28 August 2016

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  • Pirates by Day at Ullswater 'Steamers'

    Pirates by Day at Ullswater 'Steamers'

    Them Pirates be back for another swashbuckling adventure but with a twist! The departure point will be Pooley Bridge Pier at 1.30 pm. Load the cannons and prepare to battle it out on a 90 minute adventure with our rogue pirates, keeping an eye on the horizon at all times! £12.50 per pirate, under 3's free, includes cruise, gold chocolate coins, tattoos, return cruise voucher for the grown-ups and on-board games.

    Date: 26 August 2016

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  • Pirates by Night at Ullswater 'Steamers'

    Pirates by Night at Ullswater 'Steamers'

    A new event in 2016 for all the family. Feel free to dress up and bring a picnic as we set sail upon our evening pirate themed cruise from Pooley Bridge with Peter Lashley singing a few sea shanties to add to the party atmosphere.  Cruise departs Pooley Bridge Pier at 6.30pm returning at 8.30pm.

    Date: 26 August 2016

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