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Events - June, 2018

Here's your comprehensive guide to what's on in South Lakes! Explore the action packed calendar of events and festivals in South Lakes. Whatever the weather, there's events in South Lakes to enjoy with your friends and family all-year round. Find all your South Lakes events below! Download our 2015 guide to find the dates of the biggest events this year!

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Lakes Ignite

Lakes Ignite 2018 presents six specially commissioned contemporary artworks to celebrate the Lake District’s designation as a World Heritage site. Six artists are bringing their c...

10th January 2018 to 31st July 2018 - View

Circle Dancing

Participants in these Circle Dance classes will leave feeling both mentally and physically refreshed. Its for body, mind and spirit. This form of dancing has its roots both in folk...

10th April 2018 to 31st July 2018 - View

Women in Conversation

This panel discussion is linked to Tracing the Landscape: Cumbrian Farm Women exhibition and will explore life in the rural landscape and issues affecting farming today.

22nd March 2018 to 22nd August 2018 - View

In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl who wrote 'Frankenstein'

2018 marks the bicentenary of the publication of ‘Frankenstein’, the world famous literary masterpiece. Lesser known is the story of the teenager who wrote it. This exhibition, c...

5th May 2018 to 27th August 2018 - View


Marking the completion of Hunt Emerson & Kevin Jackson's masterful Ruskin comic, How to Work, Be Rich, and See, Brantwood presents Emerson's tribute to Ford Maddox Brown's pre-Raph...

12th April 2018 to 2nd September 2018 - View

Where is Peter Rabbit? The Beatrix Potter Musical

This summer sees the return of the Beatrix Potter Musical Adventure.  Inspired by the world-famous stories, this unique stage show brings to life Beatrix Potter’s favourite chara...

26th May 2018 to 2nd September 2018 - View

Introducing... Wordsworth's Poetry

Why not come along to a relaxed pop-up poetry reading to experience some of William Wordsworth’s greatest writings read aloud, in the place where they were created, and add a litt...

5th June 2018 to 25th September 2018 - View

Introducing... the Garden

Dove Cottage Garden, ‘the loveliest spot that man hath ever found’, was a tranquil, semi-wild space for William and Dorothy to relax, read and compose some of their most famous w...

6th June 2018 to 26th September 2018 - View

Introducing... the Exhibition

‘Women behind the Words’ is the focus of our exhibition series this year, as part of a Cumbria-wide celebration of the centenary of the Representation of Women Act. This summer...

7th June 2018 to 27th September 2018 - View

Introducing... the Jerwood Centre

The Jerwood Centre is our archive and research centre, next door to the museum. It holds over 65,000 items: manuscripts and letters by the Wordsworths, rare books, paintings of the...

8th June 2018 to 28th September 2018 - View

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