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What’s On - Events and Festivals in Grasmere

Here's your comprehensive guide to what's on in Grasmere! Explore the action packed calendar of events and festivals in Grasmere. Whatever the weather, there's events to enjoy with your friends and family all-year round!

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Mindfulness in Wordsworth's Landscape

‘A meditation rose in me that night upon the lonely mountain when the scene had passed away, and it appeared to me the perfect image of a mighty mind', wrote Wordsworth in The Prel...

29th Apr 2017 View


Antique & Collectors Fair

Antique and collectors fair open 10am to 4pm later some days entrance 50p.

29th Apr 2017 to 1st May 2017 View


Rocks & Scenery in Far Easedale

A field trip introducing some of the rocks and processes that have formed the scenery of the central Lake District. Led by John Gunner, coauthor of a guidebook to this part of Wai...

2nd May 2017 View


Coleridge's Literary Life

One of the greatest books of prose from the Romantic age was published in 1817. Coleridge's Biographia Literaria is at once an autobiography, recounting his relationship with Words...

6th May 2017 View


Celebrating Words & Music

The interaction of words and music is mysterious, and there are no simple answers as to what makes a successful combination of the two. John Fletcher will be exploring the setting ...

7th May 2017 View


Fred Whitton Challenge

The Fred Whitton Challenge consists of a 112 mile cycle race around the Lake District, starting at Grasmere and taking in climbs of Kirkstone, Honister, Newlands, Whinlatter, Hardk...

7th May 2017 View


Cumbrian Challenge

The Cumbrian Challenge is Walking With The Wounded's fun and testing flagship fundraising event for teams of four. Enter your team to take on one of three stunning routes in the ...

12th May 2017 to 13th May 2017 View


Antique & Collectors Fair

Antique and collectors fair open 10am to 4pm later some days entrance 50p opposite St Oswald's Church.

18th May 2017 to 20th May 2017 View


Antique & Collectors Fair

Antique and collectors fair open 10am to 4pm later some days entrance 50p.

27th May 2017 to 29th May 2017 View


Meditations in Dove Cottage Garden

In ancient Chinese tradition practices such as Taiji (movement) & Qigong (breath) were developed to bring human beings into accord with nature, or what can be recognised as the ‘in...

1st Jun 2017 View