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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 2018 guide to find the dates of the biggest events this year!

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Stories and Songs for Tiny Tots at Dove Cottage

Join us in our fantastic Family Room for stories, songs and playtime for tiny tots. We will introduce you and your children to a different poem or story, often about the people and...

Wednesday 1st of August 2018 - View


Culture Camp

Our summer holiday club is back for the third year! We will spend two days at Dove Cottage, learning all about what life was like when the Wordsworth family lived here through draw...

31st July 2018 to 2nd August 2018 - View


Dove Cottage Poets

Dove Cottage Poets is an informal poetry writing group that meets on a monthly basis. Anyone who wishes to develop their poetry, or to enjoy shared reading and writing is very wel...

Thursday 2nd of August 2018 - View


Discover Poetry

Do you like reading poetry, but never find the time? Would you like to read more but don’t know where to start? Join us in Dove Cottage for our monthly poetry reading group, where...

Thursday 2nd of August 2018 - View


The Annual Thelwall Society Lecture

John Thelwall led an extraordinary life campaigning for political democracy and human rights. Each year, a member of the society presents a talk on the relevance of his beliefs and...

Saturday 4th of August 2018 - View


Antique & Collectors Fair

Small antique and collectors fair, open 10am to 6pm entrance 50p

2nd August 2018 to 5th August 2018 - View


Milnthorpe Art Exhibition 2018

Now in it's 29th year the Milnthorpe Art exhibition provides the opportunity to purchase original art by accomplished local artists at affordable prices. It is the largest open art...

2nd August 2018 to 5th August 2018 - View


Lake District Folk Weekend - Staveley

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

3rd August 2018 to 5th August 2018 - View


Family Yoga

Revitalise your senses, stretch your muscles and bond with family members. This will be a guided yoga session led by Carly Harding from Lakes Yoga that includes games, stories, par...

Tuesday 7th of August 2018 - View


Grasmere History Group

Grasmere History Group is a friendly and informal group of local people who meet to discuss matters of local history. In recent years we have produced exhibitions about Grasmere in...

Tuesday 7th of August 2018 - View


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