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August

  • The Bee Festival

    The Bee Festival

    The Bee Festival has been created to raise awareness about bees throughout Cumbria and beyond.  It is hoped that as many bee enthusiasts will come and spread the word about the importance of bees.  The festival aims to be fun, informative and family friendly.  Starting at 10am and finishing around 4pm. Entry to the festival is free but, if you can spare some change for the Brougham Hall donation box as you come through the doors it would be greatly appreciated.

    Date: 31 August 2014

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September

  • Kirkby Stephen Beer and Bangers Festival

    Kirkby Stephen Beer and Bangers Festival

    The Beer and Bangers Festival is the latest addition to the Kirkby Stephen calendar and the best way to round off your summer. Come for a weekend of scrumptious ales, sizzling local food, rollicking entertainment and excellent company.   There’ll be a wide range of local ales on tap, with varying options throughout the weekend, and cider and soft drinks for those who prefer something different.

    Date: 05 September 2014 - 06 September 2014

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  • Alston Agricultural Show

    Alston Agricultural Show

    The annual Alston Agricultural Show - a great day out for all the family!.

    Date: 06 September 2014

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  • Open-Air Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing by the Globe Theatre

    Open-Air Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing by the Globe Theatre

    Claudio loves Hero and Hero Claudio and nothing seems capable of keeping them apart. Claudio’s friend Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick, but (because neither will admit it) nothing seems capable of bringing them together.

    Date: 06 September 2014 - 07 September 2014

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  • End of season plant sale at Dalemain

    End of season plant sale at Dalemain

    The National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens North West Group - interesting and unusual plant sale at Dalemain. Plus crafts and artisan food stallsFree entry to plant sale, tearoom and gift shop in the courtyard, discounted entry to the Gardens £5, House and Gardens £7, children free.

    Date: 07 September 2014

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  • The Helvellyn Triathlon

    The Helvellyn Triathlon

    Entries open from February 1st 2014.  1 mile swim in Ullswater - England's most beautiful lake. 38 miles cycle - including the Kirkstone Pass. 9 miles run up Helvellyn - 3118 feet (England's 3rd highest peak).....(only 75 feet less than the highest). The only UK based race in Triathlete Europe's Top 10 Toughest Races on the Planet.  Anyone want to argue?This is a very challenging race, but I think if you speak to anyone that has done it you will be told it is well worth the effort. However, I do recommend you check out the race route link before deciding.  If you don't already know, the area is fabulous and well worth making a weekend visit for the race.

    Date: 07 September 2014

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  • Alston Flower Show

    Alston Flower Show

    The annual Alston Flower Show.

    Date: 13 September 2014

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  • Hutton in the Forest Horse Trials

    Hutton in the Forest Horse Trials

    A great day out for competitors, spectators and volunteers! Eventing is an adrenaline pumping sport in which horse and rider combinations compete in the disciplines of dressage, cross country and showjumping.Hutton Horse Trials is based at Hutton in the Forest, the stunning home of Lord and Lady Inglewood. The Estate has been the family's seat since 1605.Hutton has become one of the most popular events in the North of England, and regularly attracts over 500 competitors over the weekend.Come and join us for a great day out in majestic surroundings with crazy people galloping all over the place!.

    Date: 13 September 2014 - 14 September 2014

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  • C-Art Open Studios 2014

    C-Art Open Studios 2014

    Eden Arts’ 2014 C-Art Artist Open Studios event has been launched.  This year’s event will take place from 13th – 28th September and will include a new ‘C-Art in Extraordinary Places’ element, with artists being encouraged to take up residence in unusual or beautiful locations and venues across Cumbria. Event organisers Eden Arts hope to build on the success of the 2013 event, in which 162 artists, designers and galleries across Cumbria opened their doors to the public. Over 25,000 studio visits were made during the 2013 event, generating £139,392 in art sales – a huge increase on previous years.

    Date: 13 September 2014 - 28 September 2014

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  • Knit and Stitch Show

    Knit and Stitch Show

    The definitive show for anyone with a love of stitch and creative crafts. Whether you enjoy practical crafts or you prefer experimental and decorative textiles, you'll find everything you need to be inspired! Catch numerous demonstrations including spinning and weaving, crewel needlwork, feltmaking and more.

    Date: 14 September 2014

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  • Great Northern Cheese Festival

    Great Northern Cheese Festival

    Visitors can meet with and sample cheese from small and large producers as well as associated food and drink retailers. Smoky Jo's will demonstrate how to hot and cold smoke food, Appleby Creamery will explain how cheese is made, Pampered Chef will  be cooking some delicious cheese dishes and there will be a celebrity cook off with Peter Sidwell and Jon Fell.  Try a selection of cheese flavoured ice-cream and help pick the winner from contenders including Brough Castle Ice Cream Parlour, Taste of Eden and Wellington Jerseys Cockermouth. Plus meet the animals from Greenland's Farm Village and attempt our free children’s cheese trail around the centre.  Free entry.

    Date: 21 September 2014

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  • Penrith Triathlon

    Penrith Triathlon

    The Penrith Triathlon will take place on Sunday 21 September 2014, from Penrith Leisure Centre. The Triathlon is a British Triathlon registered sprint event which includes:  Swim 400 metres - Penrith Leisure Centre pool swim  Cycle 23 kilometres - on open roads  Run 5 kilometres - on adjacent fields The event is open to persons aged 18 years and over on race day, and in recent years has successfully involved beginners to the sport to more experienced athletes. Competitors can enter the event as individual athletes or as a team.  The cost to enter the event is: £22 British Triathlon members  £25 Non members  You can pay with a debit and credit cards, cash, cheque or over the telephone 01768 817817, or when returning the forms to the us at Town Hall, Penrith, CA11 7QF.   Cheques should be made payable to ‘Eden District Council’.  An entry form can be found on the Penrith Triathlon website.

    Date: 21 September 2014

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  • Indian Summer Hill Railways at South Tynedale Railway

    Indian Summer Hill Railways at South Tynedale Railway

    Join us as a taste of India comes to Alston! Our regular steam locomotives will be joined by former Darjeeling-Himalayan Railway locomotive Number 19 for a weekend of authentic Indian food, music, dance and films in association with Alston Moor Film.

    Date: 26 September 2014 - 28 September 2014

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  • North Pennines Walking Festival

    North Pennines Walking Festival

    Following the success of the first North Pennines Walking Festival in which an ambitious programme of 50 walks and 9 events was delivered and 400 participants and 80 volunteers involved, the focus is now on this year’s festival.  This year’s North Pennines Walking Festival will combine the two in one unforgettable programme for 2014. There will be a packed programme of walks and events right across the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) celebrating the best local produce the hills and dales have to offer.

    Date: 27 September 2014 - 05 October 2014

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  • Billy Elliot the Musical - Live from London's West End

    Billy Elliot the Musical - Live from London's West End

    Broadcast Live from London's West End.  Based on the film, Billy Elliot the Musical has captivated audiences around the world, winning over 80 theatre awards along the way, but this is the first time it has been broadcast live to cinemas. Set in a northern mining town, against the background of the 1984/'85 miners' strike, Billy's journey takes him out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and whole community and changes his life forever.  The original creative team behind the film, is joined by music legend Elton John to produce a funny, uplifting and spectacular theatrical experience that will stay with you forever. The performance will fill the imax style cinema screen at Rheged.  Home to the largest cinema screen north of Manchester, Rheged is growing a reputation as the place to experience streaming of world class events with comfortable seating offering clear visibility, superb surround sound and crystal clear projection.

    Date: 28 September 2014

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October

  • Ride for Michael Bonney

    Ride for Michael Bonney

    The 2014 Ride For Michael Bonney will take place from Penrith Leisure Centre on 5th October 2014. The route is just short of 60 miles and starts from Penrith Leisure Centre in Cumbria. The route initially heads South towards Orton village before looping North to Appleby in Westmorland for the half way food stop.

    Date: 05 October 2014

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  • Hartside Duathlon

    Hartside Duathlon

    The race is based in the small Eden Valley village of Langwathby, approximately 5 miles east of Penrith on the A686. For anyone using Sat Nav the postcode is CA10 1ND.

    Date: 12 October 2014

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  • RSPB Red Deer Cruises - Book in Advance

    RSPB Red Deer Cruises - Book in Advance

    Join us for a short cruise to Howtown followed by an escorted journey with the RSPB into Martindale to witness one of natures finest spectacles, the Red Deer Rut. Listen to the roar of the stags as they compete for attention from the “ladies”, it really is a very special experience and one of the finest days out anywhere.

    Date: 12 October 2014

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  • Cake and Bake Fair

    Cake and Bake Fair

    As part of National Baking Week - Treat yourself to a variety of delicious freshly baked goods, including cakes and breads from local shops and bakers, plus an array of stylish kitchen gadgets.  Free entry.

    Date: 12 October 2014

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  • Apple Day at Acorn Bank

    Apple Day at Acorn Bank

    A perfect way to spend an Autumn Sunday!  Games and entertainment for all the family, local food producers, craft demonstrations, stalls and much more!  Plus serious apple stuff including apple identification, advice surgeries, pruning demonstrations, apple tasting and grafted trees for sale.    Access Info: most of the event will take place in the open air and on grass surfaces, access information sheet available.  Gates open: 11am.  Last admission time: 3.30pm.  Adult £6, Child £3, Family £15.

    Date: 12 October 2014

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  • Autumn Fair (Craft) - Rival Arts

    Autumn Fair (Craft) - Rival Arts

    An inspirational and exciting mix of exhibitors, featuring quality work from artists, photographers, jewellers, craft and artisan food sellers.  Free Admission.

    Date: 25 October 2014 - 26 October 2014

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  • Penrith Halloween Festival

    Penrith Halloween Festival

    If you’re not scared of having too much fun, then we dare you to come to Penrith Halloween Festival - a spooktacular family fun day in the town centre. There’ll be all sorts of ghoulish goings-on.  Watch this space for more details!.

    Date: 25 October 2014

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  • Ghostly Galleon - Book in Advance

    Ghostly Galleon - Book in Advance

    Ghostly Galleon at Halloween Two sailings from Glenridding at 12.30am or 3pm. Magic, monsters and mayhem onboard the ghostly galleon on a one and a half hour adventure with her motley crew, Stu di Doo magic show, balloon modelling plus sweetie goody bag to take home. Fancy dress encouraged but not essential.

    Date: 30 October 2014

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  • Halloween Spooktacular at South Tynedale Railway

    Halloween Spooktacular at South Tynedale Railway

    Join us for two days of spooky pumpkin lit train rides and other ghostly goings on!  Activities include face painting, pumpkin carving and apple bobbing. Seasonal refreshments will be available for all.

    Date: 31 October 2014 - 01 November 2014

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November

  • The Winter Droving

    The Winter Droving

    The popular Winter Droving in Penrith will take place on the 15th November in 2014 and organisers Eden Arts have announced that this year the day long celebration will feature a new collaboration with Taste Cumbria.  The Winter Droving has become a big hit in the Cumbrian calendar providing a unique signature event in Penrith.  Featuring street entertainment, music, food, crafts, rural games, a market and all topped off with a spectacular fire and lantern procession attendances have risen dramatically since the inaugural event two years ago.  This year over 10,000 people are expected to attend.  The Winter Droving is a rural celebration based on the ancient tradition of droving animals to markets, often these days would also see some fun and games in the market town as farmers from outlying farms and drovers let their hair down a little!  The modern Winter Droving is an all day event filling the streets of Penrith with activity.  As well as the new food market there will be more fun and games and entertainment throughout the day with some surprises too.  Each Winter Droving has featured something new, be that a giant helter skelter or beautifully crafted giant animal lanterns or outstanding musicians from around Cumbria and further afield, 2014 will see more of the same.  The Winter Droving is supported by Eden District Council and in 2013 had the backing of the local Business Improvement District (BID), the Pride in Penrith Lottery and Penrith Partnership as well as a raft of support from local businesses.  (Photo courtesy of John Burrows Photography).

    Date: 15 November 2014

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  • Miniature Farm Model Exhibition

    Miniature Farm Model Exhibition

    Miniature Farm and Construction Model Exhibition.  25 displays of miniature model farm and construction models.  Show is suitable for all ages.   All proceeds raised goes to clic sargent. £6 per adult. Children under 16 free.

    Date: 16 November 2014

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  • Kendal Film Festival

    Kendal Film Festival

    A unique opportunity to see the winning films on the night they are announced in Kendal.   Tickets £9.50.  To book please call 01768 868000 or email enquiries@rheged.com.

    Date: 23 November 2014

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  • Appleby Sparkle Day

    Appleby Sparkle Day

    Appleby Sparkle Day with the switching on of the towns Christmas lights.  Stalls, Street entertainment a visit from Father Christmas.

    Date: 29 November 2014

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December

  • Yuletide Afternoon Tea and Cruise

    Yuletide Afternoon Tea and Cruise

    A magical place that is always dressed to impress, with the Mountains overlooking the southern shore, enjoy an afternoon tea and take a winter cruise with us. Must be booked in advance, please call Inn on the Lake to book on...........Yuletide Tea to be taken between 12-5pm. For cruise times refer to the ‘Steamers’ scheduled timetable, cruise can be taken on a different day, voucher valid until 22nd December. Collect your cruise voucher at Inn on the Lake prior to departure.

    Date: 01 December 2014 - 05 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: 13 December 2014 - 14 December 2014

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  • Santa and his Happy Elves 2014

    Santa and his Happy Elves 2014

    Santa and his Happy Elves Returns! Join Santa and his happy elves with their musical orchestra, Sammy Squirrel, games and choccie magic tree. Every child receives a gift, meets Santa and adults get a return journey voucher - £13 per person.  Please book in advance.

    Date: 14 December 2014

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  • Christmas Food and Gift Fair

    Christmas Food and Gift Fair

    Rheged Christmas Food and Gift Fair.  The opportuity to buy Christmas gifts and treats from over 30 local craftspeople and producers.  Free entry.

    Date: 14 December 2014

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  • Live from the Royal Opera House: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Live from the Royal Opera House: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Live from the Royal Opera House - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.  At a garden party on a sunny afternoon, Alice is surprised to see her parents' friend Lewis Carroll transform into a white rabbit. When she follows him down a rabbit hole things get curiouser and curiouser. On her journeys through Wonderland Alice encounters countless strange creatures.

    Date: 16 December 2014

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  • Little Red Riding Hood Christmas Panto at the George Hotel

    Little Red Riding Hood Christmas Panto at the George Hotel

    Our annual sell-out pantomime is back! Packed full of comedy, songs and adventure, Little Red Riding Hood has been specially adapted for pantomime to entertain children from 3 to 12 years, with all the ingredients for a fantastically festive family treat!  Adult £8.50, Child £6.50, Family £28.  Call 01768 862696 to book your tickets.

    Date: 23 December 2014

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January

  • Swan Lake: Live from the Bolshoi Ballet

    Swan Lake: Live from the Bolshoi Ballet

    Swan Lake - Live from the Bolshoi Ballet.  At the palace, the royal family and their guests are gathered for Prince Siegfried’s birthday celebrations. In a majestic ceremony, Siegfried is made a knight; young girls try to attract his attention, as he must choose a wife during the ball.

    Date: 25 January 2015

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  • Health and Wellbeing Fair

    Health and Wellbeing Fair

    Come along and meet with fitness experts, nutritionists, beauticians, spiritualists and join us in our quest to get fit, feel great and wipe away those winter blues.  Free Entry.

    Date: 25 January 2015

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February

  • Love's Labours Lost - Broadcast live from the RSC

    Love's Labours Lost - Broadcast live from the RSC

    Love's Labours Lost - Broadcast live from the Royal Shakespeare Company.  This is the first of a double bill, performed by The Royal Shakespeare Company as part of a season commemorating the centenary of the First World War. Summer 1914. Dedicating themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years – but then the Princess of France and her ladies-in-waiting arrive. Shakespeare’s sparkling comedy mischievously suggests that the highest of all academic endeavours is the study of the opposite sex.

    Date: 11 February 2015

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  • Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer: Live from Royal Opera House

    Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer: Live from Royal Opera House

    Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer - Live from Royal Opera House.  The Flying Dutchman has been cursed for eternity. Once every seven years he is allowed to come ashore to seek redemption.

    Date: 24 February 2015

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  • World's Original Marmalade Awards and Festival

    World's Original Marmalade Awards and Festival

    The World's Original Marmalade Awards and Festival will take place on Saturday 28th February and Sunday 1st March 2015 and we will be celebrating our '10th Anniversary'.  Further details will follow as they are announced!.

    Date: 28 February 2015 - 01 March 2015

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  • Cumbria Life Homes, Interiors and Gardens 2015

    Cumbria Life Homes, Interiors and Gardens 2015

    In association with Whitemore and Thwaytes, Wildroof Landscapes and Cumbria Life. It’s the time of year where we all look at redecorating and improving our homes.

    Date: 28 February 2015 - 01 March 2015

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March

  • Love's Labour's Won - Live from the RSC

    Love's Labour's Won - Live from the RSC

    Love's Labour's Won (Much Ado about Nothing) Broadcast live from the Royal Shakespeare Company.  This is the second of a double bill, performed by The Royal Shakespeare Company as part of a season commemorating the centenary of the First World War. Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches.

    Date: 04 March 2015

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  • Eden Valley Epic Cycle Sportive

    Eden Valley Epic Cycle Sportive

    The 2015 Eden Valley Epic will take place place from Penrith Leisure Centre on March 8th 2015. The route is just short of 60 miles and starts from Penrith Leisure Centre in Cumbria.The route initially heads South towards Orton village before looping North to Appleby in Westmorland for the half way food stop.Following the food stop the homeward leg then weaves it's way through fantastic cycling lanes, via Dufton, Milburn and Langwathby.

    Date: 08 March 2015

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April

  • Eden Valley Horse Trials

    Eden Valley Horse Trials

    The sandy soil, the all-weather arena, the accessibility, the compact layout makes Nord Vue Farm an ideal venue for running multiple Grassroots eventing competitions....Keeping you and your horse eventing without travelling too many miles.  Concentrating on BE80T, 90 and 100 classes with PONY CLUB sections in July, these events let you develop your horse trials skills and focus on consistency, pace and flow in all the disciplines before tackling the more challenging Hutton and Warwick Hall and farther a field venues.  An ideal event for a FIRST TIMER eventer!.

    Date: 04 April 2015 - 05 April 2015

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  • The Spirit of Cumbria Holistic Festival

    The Spirit of Cumbria Holistic Festival

    Following on from the best event to date at Rheged in 2014 the third festival will be held on April 25th and 26th 2015. The 2015 event includes a superb list of exhibitors all ready and waiting to share some inspiring goods, relaxing healing and treatment sessions and enlightening talks and workshops.

    Date: 25 April 2015 - 26 April 2015

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  • Ride2stride Walking Festival

    Ride2stride Walking Festival

    The Ride2Stride Walking Festival returns for 2015 and will take place Tuesday April 28 to Bank Holiday Monday May 4.  Watch this space for more details!.

    Date: 28 April 2015 - 04 May 2015

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May

  • Fred Whitton Challenge Sportive 2015

    Fred Whitton Challenge Sportive 2015

    The Fred Whitton Challenge is one of the most popular sportives in the UK and is also famed as being particularly difficult. Riders rank it alongside European events such as the Marmotte in terms of difficulty. The Fred Whitton consists of a 112 mile sportive around the Lake District, starting at Coniston and taking in climbs of Kirkstone, Honister, Newlands, Whinlatter, Hardknott & Wrynose passes. As the name suggests, it is run in honour of Fred Whitton.

    Date: 10 May 2015

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June

  • Appleby Horse Fair

    Appleby Horse Fair

    A traditional, informal gathering of Gypsies and Travellers - lively atmosphere with plenty to see - horses being washed in river, raced down street, stalls etc.  The Fair is an annual gathering of Gypsies and Travellers which takes place on the first week in June, from Thursday to the following Wednesday, but this is essentially a weekend event the main days being the Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  The Horse Fair has taken place since the reign of James II, who granted a Royal charter in 1685 allowing a horse fair "near to the River Eden."  Appleby Fair is unique in Europe and, as well as attracting around 10,000 Gypsies and Travellers, over 30,000 other visitors attend the Fair, with Sunday being the traditional main visitors’ day.  More information is available from Appleby TIC - 017683 51177 or via www.applebyfair.org**Please note: This is not an organised event.**  Visitors attend at their own risk.

    Date: 04 June 2015 - 10 June 2015

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  • The Yomp Mountain Challenge

    The Yomp Mountain Challenge

    A fell running, racing or walking event over the fells around and above Kirkby Stephen - 6.5 miles, 11.5 miles or 23 miles - you choose. Has been held annually for over 30 years and is organised by the Rotary Club of Upper Eden to raise money for charity, this years charities are MDN, MS, Stroke Awareness and Cancer Research.

    Date: 07 June 2015

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  • Hutton Horse Trials

    Hutton Horse Trials

    A great day out for competitors, spectators and volunteers! Eventing is an adrenaline pumping sport in which horse and rider combinations compete in the disciplines of dressage, cross country and showjumping.Hutton Horse Trials is based at Hutton in the Forest, the stunning home of Lord and Lady Inglewood. The Estate has been the family's seat since 1605.Hutton has become one of the most popular events in the North of England, and regularly attracts over 500 competitors over the weekend.Come and join us for a great day out in majestic surroundings with crazy people galloping all over the place!.

    Date: 20 June 2015 - 21 June 2015

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July

  • Skelton Agricultural Show

    Skelton Agricultural Show

    Skelton Show is now to be held on the first Saturday in July in the picturesque setting of Old Park, Hutton-in-the-Forest near Penrith, Cumbria. It is a popular traditional Cumbrian Agricultural show with something for all the family.  With an annual attendance of 10,000 it is the largest village show in Cumbria and a real showcase for the countryside.

    Date: 04 July 2015

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  • Eden Valley Horse Trials

    Eden Valley Horse Trials

    The sandy soil, the all-weather arena, the accessibility, the compact layout makes Nord Vue Farm an ideal venue for running multiple Grassroots eventing competitions....Keeping you and your horse eventing without travelling too many miles.  Concentrating on BE80T, 90 and 100 classes with PONY CLUB sections in July, these events let you develop your horse trials skills and focus on consistency, pace and flow in all the disciplines before tackling the more challenging Hutton and Warwick Hall and farther a field venues.  An ideal event for a FIRST TIMER eventer!.

    Date: 11 July 2015 - 12 July 2015

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  • Ullswater Epic Lakes Swim

    Ullswater Epic Lakes Swim

    The Epic Lakes Swim Series consists of 3 open water swim events at 3 different locations in Cumbria. Ullswater is the second event in the series, and takes place Sunday July 12th 2015.  For each date and location there are 3 events distances to choose from which provides novices, intermediates and elite swimmers with a challenge to match.

    Date: 12 July 2015

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  • The Lakeland 100

    The Lakeland 100

    The Lakeland 100 'Ultra Tour of the Lake District' is the most spectacular long distance trail race which has ever taken place within the UK. The circular route encompasses the whole of the lakeland fells, includes in the region of 6300m of ascent and consists almost entirely of public bridleways and footpaths.

    Date: 24 July 2015

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  • Penrith Agricultural Show

    Penrith Agricultural Show

    The Penrith Agricultural Society held the first Penrith Show in 1834. Since then this annual celebration is held on the fourth Saturday in July each year.  The show has gathered much momentum in recent years.

    Date: 25 July 2015

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  • The Lakeland 50

    The Lakeland 50

    The Lakeland 50 is one the greatest ultra running and walking challenges in Europe, perhaps the world. It is run over the second half of the Lakeland 100 Ultra Tour of the Lake District, completing the final 50 miles of the 100 course.

    Date: 25 July 2015

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  • Kendal Calling

    Kendal Calling

    Kendal Calling is an award-winning, innovative, independent festival based in the Lake District. It features pioneering contemporary music and art alongside traditional rural entertainment.

    Date: 30 July 2015 - 02 August 2015

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August

  • Total Warrior

    Total Warrior

    Join 15,000 warriors and prepare to take on the toughest 10k to 10mile events on earth! Total Warrior is the pinnacle of obstacle racing providing the greatest courses set in the finest venues. With 25 to 30 punishing obstacles designed alongside ex-military personnel, you get the ultimate test of strength, stamina, mental determination and teamwork.  Success is about survival and not speed, so forget about breaking records and bring everything you have to cross the finish line and become a Total Warrior!.

    Date: 01 August 2015 - 02 August 2015

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September

  • Hutton Horse Trials

    Hutton Horse Trials

    A great day out for competitors, spectators and volunteers! Eventing is an adrenaline pumping sport in which horse and rider combinations compete in the disciplines of dressage, cross country and showjumping.Hutton Horse Trials is based at Hutton in the Forest, the stunning home of Lord and Lady Inglewood. The Estate has been the family's seat since 1605.Hutton has become one of the most popular events in the North of England, and regularly attracts over 500 competitors over the weekend.Come and join us for a great day out in majestic surroundings with crazy people galloping all over the place!.

    Date: 05 September 2015 - 06 September 2015

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