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Events - September, 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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Bentham Agricultural Show

Classes for cattle, sheep, poultry, pygmy goats, handicrafts, horticulture, pets and stick dressing.
Vintage vehicles, children's entertainment and young farmers competitions.

Saturday 1st of September 2018 - View

Chillswim Coniston 5.25 mile end to end

Chillswim Coniston is a fully supported length of lake swim. Transport shuttle to the start and from the finish, 4 feed boat stations, water safety, finishers medal, memento towel...

Saturday 1st of September 2018 - View

‘The very Mountains’ child’: Dorothy Wordsworth, Mountaineering Pioneer

Women’s roles in establishing upland walking as a recreational activity are often overlooked. Joanna Taylor, Senior Research Associate at Lancaster University, will reveal Dorothy...

Saturday 1st of September 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

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 4th of September 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 6th of September 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 6th of September 2018 - View

Alternative Perspectives: Walking the Labyrinth

Karen Balmer specialised as a Mental Health Chaplain and has since specialised as a Labyrinth Facilitator with her masters in spirituality and healthcare. Many benefits have been f...

Friday 7th of September 2018 - View

Grand Victorian Circular Tour

Retrace the steps of Victorian and Edwardian tourists on an adaptation of one of the original Furness Railway grand tours of the Lake District, in partnership with Windermere Lake ...

Friday 7th of September 2018 - View

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