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Lakes Chilli Fest at Dalemain in July

Appleby Carnival

The Great British Food Festival at Dalemain in August

Cycling Events in Eden include the Tour of Britain coming to Eden this September

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Appleby Carnival

Appleby Carnival

The 2015 Appleby Carnival will be on the 10th, 11th and 12th July, the theme will be "Music Through The Decades".

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Events In: July 2015

  • 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: 01 January 2015 - 31 December 2015

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  • World War One (WW1) Exhibition

    World War One (WW1) Exhibition

    To coincide with the library's “Local History Month” there will be a World War One (WW1) Exhibition in Alston Town Hall.  The exhibition features the stories of the men and women named on the memorials and rolls of honour around Alston Moor. It is an on-going project to find the story of each of them so that their sacrifice will never be forgotten.

    Date: 01 May 2015 - 31 July 2015

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  • Art at the Winery

    “Art at The Winery” - Annual summer art exhibition at High Cup Winery. Popular Eden artists present stunning new work.  Saturday 28th June to Monday 31st August for more information please visit www.highcupwines.co.uk.

    Date: 28 June 2015 - 31 August 2015

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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 July 2015 - 31 July 2015

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  • The Great Apes 3D

    The Great Apes 3D

    A fascinating story of discovery and an unforgettable adventure. Featuring chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans and the magnificent mountain gorillas, the film captures the emotional connection we all experience when encountering such extraordinary creatures.  45mins.  Adults £6.50, Conc £5, U15's £4, Family £19.

    Date: 01 July 2015 - 17 July 2015

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  • Open Air Shakespeare: GB Theatre Company Much Ado About Nothing

    Open Air Shakespeare: GB Theatre Company Much Ado About Nothing

    The GB Theatre Company perform Much Ado About Nothing at Appleby Castle.  The shows are performed in the open-air by a cast of Britain’s finest professional Shakespearian actors in beautiful Elizabethan costumes. The shows include live music.

    Date: 02 July 2015 - 06 July 2015

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  • Open Air Shakespeare: GB Theatre Company Twelfth Night

    Open Air Shakespeare: GB Theatre Company Twelfth Night

    The GB Theatre Company perform Much Ado About Nothing at Appleby Castle.  The shows are performed in the open-air by a cast of Britain’s finest professional Shakespearian actors in beautiful Elizabethan costumes. The shows include live music.

    Date: 02 July 2015 - 06 July 2015

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  • Art Exhibition Faces of Ullswater

    Gina Farncombe, Julia Stanton and Beatrice Hasell-McCosh have been painting the people of Ullswater born between the wars and landscapes relevant to them over the past year.  The children at Patterdale School have been involved painting their own portraits of some of our subjects and Matt Sharman, who is an award-winning adventure cameraman has been compiling visual histories of the subjects.  This fantastic project honours the people of the Ullswater Valley who were born between 1918 and 1939 and their history over the past 80 years. The Architecture, the stories and the history of our locality are all hugely relevant to everyone taking part in this project and we are thrilled to have such a range of age groups involved from the children of Patterdale School to the people who have been painted.Julia and Gina have painted about 40 portraits each over the past two years and with the work from Beatrice and Patterdale School there will be around 100 paintings on show as well as the video histories which Matt has edited.  The exhibition will run throughout July in The Great Barn at Dalemain.The house is the home of The World’s Original Marmalade Festival, it is open to the public and has an award winning garden.Exhibition continues 5-30 July 2015 10-4pm For more details please visit the Facebook page.

    Date: 05 July 2015 - 30 July 2015

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  • Fish Suppers with Ullswater Steamers - Book in advance

    Fish Suppers with Ullswater Steamers - Book in advance

    Cumbrian Fish Suppers depart Pooley Bridge Pier at 7pm every Tuesday evening from 23rd June to 25th August. The famous fish suppers return onboard a two hour evening cruise with music entertainment from Pete Lashley.

    Date: 07 July 2015

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  • Themed Commentary Cruise with a LDNP Ranger: Mountains and Valleys

    Themed Commentary Cruise with a LDNP Ranger: Mountains and Valleys

    Mountains and Valleys Themed LDNP Commentary Cruises – Booking in advance not essential you can just turn up on the day. Depart Glenridding at 6.45 departure returning at 8.15 pm - Themed commentary evening cruise about various subjects that surround Ullswater.  Meet at Glenridding Pier at 6.30pm £12 adult, £6 children includes complimentary tea/coffee/squash onboard.

    Date: 07 July 2015

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  • Walk - One Tarn and Two Waters

    Walk - One Tarn and Two Waters

    Up to Angle Tarn and then to Hayeswater, tucked under High Street. Finally, descend to idyllic Hartsop and Brothers Water.

    Date: 07 July 2015

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  • Statesman Rail Tours: Fellsman

    Statesman Rail Tours: Fellsman

    The popular steam hauled ‘Fellsman’ runs again every Wednesday in summer 2015 for its 7th season offering a return journey over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’. We travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over the roof of England with its great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead.

    Date: 08 July 2015

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  • Willow Sculptures: Hares for the Garden

    Willow Sculptures: Hares for the Garden

    Willow Hare Sculptures.... one of a series of popular Willow Animal Sculpture Workshops held this season with Phil Bradley at the Cycle Cafe.  This is a rare opportunity to make your own life size model in willow...

    Date: 08 July 2015

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  • Walk - Riggindale and High Street

    Walk - Riggindale and High Street

    From Mardale Head walk up stunning Riggindale ridge to High Street. Returning by Kidsty Pike, Howes and The Rigg.  Start point: 10am at Mardale Head, Haweswater  Price: Adult £5, child free  Length: 8 miles, 13 km  Duration: 6 hours  Total ascent: 823m  Highest point: 746m  Grade: Hard  Long, energetic walks up to 16 km or 10 miles.

    Date: 08 July 2015

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  • Make It with Minecraft!

    Make It with Minecraft!

    CURATED BY ADAM CLARKE, THE UK’S LEADING MINECRAFT ARTIST AND EDUCATOR - We all know a young person who loves Minecraft, a computer game where players learn to construct unlimited fantasy worlds with virtual building blocks.   This Summer, Rheged’s Gallery will host a fascinating family exhibition of artworks and activities inspired by the game. It will show how the virtual creativity of Minecraft influences thinking in the real world.

    Date: 08 July 2015 - 06 September 2015

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  • Glenridding Village Walk

    Glenridding Village Walk

    A gentle walk around the former mining village of Glenridding to uncover its rich history and heritage and some surprising connections to famous people. Great views of Ullswater and the surrounding fells enhance the story of industry, disaster and achievement.  Walk is on good paths, but with slight incline in paces.  Please ring to book your place.  £5.

    Date: 08 July 2015

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  • DAWDLE Extra Greenrigg Adventure Trail

    DAWDLE Extra Greenrigg Adventure Trail

    This walk takes in the west side of the town which is generally less popular and takes us along the Adventure Trail devised last year for families to Greenriggs Farm and returning along Croglam Lane. There will be a stile.  Meet at The Cloisters.  Gentle walks can help to improve health and well being and allow time to enjoy the company of your fellow walkers.  DAWDLES plus has an additional activity or interest during the walk.  DAWDLES extra are taken at a quicker pace and are therefore longer.

    Date: 09 July 2015

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  • Appleby Carnival

    Appleby Carnival

    The 2015 Appleby Carnival will be on the 10th, 11th and 12th July, the theme will be "Music Through The Decades".  So there will be a wide range of possibilities.  You have the Rocking 50's, the Swinging 60's, the Glam 70's, the Punk and New Age 80's, the Girl and Boy Bands 90's, and the Noughties, or you could go back further to the Big Band Swing 40's, but the choice is yours.

    Date: 10 July 2015 - 12 July 2015

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  • Police Sport UK Triathlon Championships 2015

    Police Sport UK Triathlon Championships 2015

    After a successful race in 2014, Sport in Action is pleased to host the PSUK Standard Distance Triathlon Championships for 2015 at Park Foot Camping and Caravan Park, Pooley Bridge, Ullswaterat 12:30pm on Friday 10th July.  The event uses the same course as the AW Jenkinson Ullswater Triathlon, being held the following day.  The race will feature a 1500mtr open water swim in one of the UK’s most beautiful open water swimming arenas, Lake Ullswater. This is followed by a 40k undulating cycle ride on relatively quiet country roads via Askham, The Lowther Estate and Eamont Bridge before a final, flat multi lap and varied terrain run with stunning views of the local area.  The venue is one of the largest camping and caravanning sites on the shores of Ullswater with excellent family facilities, bar, restaurant, play parks etc.

    Date: 10 July 2015

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  • Orton Farmers' Market

    Orton Farmers' Market

    Orton is a traditional fell farming village that nestles in the heart of Eden. This normally tranquil village is transformed on market day by the sights, sounds and smells of a thriving country market.

    Date: 11 July 2015

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