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Events - August, 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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Lake District Folk Weekend

This is the fourth year for this summertime celebration of folk music and dance in the lovely village of Staveley. The village comes alive with colourful dance displays, song and m...

3rd August 2018 to 5th August 2018 - View


BGKT Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada)

BGKT was founded in 1991. Open meeting - all are welcome. The meeting is led by Lay Teachers Authorized by the Sangha [Community of Theravada Buddhist Monks]. Theravada is the olde...

Sunday 12th of August 2018 - View


South Lakeland Lacemakers Meeting and Workshop

The South Lakeland Lace Makers are a group of lace makers and tatters who meet monthly in South Cumbria. There are over 50 members who have different levels of experience and make ...

Saturday 18th of August 2018 - View


Wedding Venue Showcase

Join us to view our fantastic Function & Kendal Suites which will be dressed for a wedding breakfast and our Oak and Garden rooms set for a civil ceremony. Our wedding co-ordinator...

Sunday 19th of August 2018 - View


Hawkshead Agricultural Show

Agricultural show with classes for horses, sheep, cattle, dogs, sticks. Horticultural Marquee, various trade stands

Tuesday 21st of August 2018 - View


Lake District Sheep Dog Trials

Traditional Lakeland sheepdog trials throughout the day. Dog show, pet class, hound trails and Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling, trade stands and refreshments available.

Wednesday 22nd of August 2018 - View


Free Medieval Combat Training in Kendal

Come and have a go at medieval combat in Kendal. Open to 16+ (14+ can attend with parents/guardians).

We train at Fletcher Park, feel free to wander over, say hi and join in.

Ti...

22nd October 2017 to 22nd October 2018 - View


Steam Yacht Gondola Walkers' Cruise

Take in the stunning scenery around Coniston Water on a combined lake cruise and walk. Cruise down the length of the lake and then take an energising walk from Lake Bank back to Co...

24th March 2018 to 28th October 2018 - View


Lake District Folk & Acoustic Club

Singers and Musicians night. All welcome to sing, play or listen in a cosy, friendly environment. There is no bar but draught beers are available from the Eagle & Child or Hawkshea...

10th November 2017 to 10th November 2018 - View


Quaker Business - Money, Shoes, Chocolate and all that

Who were those innovative Quakers in business from the 17th century to the present day? Money, shoes, chocolate and all that – did Quaker business have anything to do with porridg...

12th February 2018 to 8th December 2018 - View


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