Keep out the winter chill with a mug of mulled wine; freshly brewed coffee; hot snacks and meals from the hot food court or, why not take a meal in one of Cockermouth's cafés, restaurants or pubs. December 16th – Carols Around the Tree at Allan Bank Sing around the tree at the Allan Bank Concert from 13.30 to 15.30. Email: [email protected] December 24th – Carols Around the Tree at Cockermouth Takes place on Christmas Eve at 8pm.Saturday 27th January 2018 2pm – 10am Sunday 28th January 2018 - The Big Sleep 2018 Join Cumbria Community Foundation for a night of entertainment and fundraising to support vulnerable older people in Cumbria this winter. October 5 - 9th – Red Deer Rut at Ullswater Steamers This is a very special event providing the opportunity to view the Red Deer Rut, one of Natures greatest natural spectacles. Tickets cost £16 per adult; children from 8 to 15 years £8; under 3's FREE. November 3rd – Kendal Winter Festival & Fireworks Display There is no charge for entry to this event at Kendal Rugby Club, Shap Road, Kendal, but all donations will be put aside for next years display. Ben and Sharon are delighted to be hosting their ever popular Guy Fawkes event at their traditional family run pub situated in the scenic Newlands Valley near Keswick.
On the Saturday, the bus service from both Workington and Whitehaven stops outside the door.
Times 10am till 5pm on Saturday and 10am till 4pm on Sunday. Ltd Exhibition November 19th – Christmas Lights Switch On Day at Cockermouth Times 2pm till 6pm.
Food stops at Cartmel Scout Hut for sandwiches, cakes and hot or cold drinks. There'll be a craft market, street food, musical street entertainment by local groups and individuals, organ music in St Andrew's Church together with a flower festival, and Father Christmas will be in his Grotto at the Information & Book Centre to meet the kids. December 9th – Night Runner at Grizedale Forest & Visitor Centre A Night Trail Running race of the Petzl Series in Grizedale Forest.
The entry fee is inclusive of the food stop, entry pictures, and hot food at the finish. Email: [email protected] December 2 - 3rd – Hawkshead Christmas Fair Festive food and drink, stalls, live music, street entertainment, a lantern procession at 4pm on the Saturday, a Santa's Grotto, and more. Fancy dress is requested to match this years theme of “Christmas Festivities”.
October 1st – A Tatie Pot O' Dialect Come and meet “Fussy Muck Wully” an' “Wheezelin Tom” together with “Lang Isaac frae't Lonnin an' “Westlinton Jwohn”. Attractions will include; Muncaster Monster Cabaret Halloween Ghost Tour The Scary Maze Scary storytelling & songs in the churchyard A samba band, plus much more will make this an exciting and memorable Halloween experience surrounded by the fells of the Western Lake District.