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Events - August, 2019

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 2019 guide to find the dates of the biggest events this year!

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Dove Cottage Poets

Dove Cottage Poets is an informal poetry-writing group that meets on a monthly basis. Each month we either have a member-led session on a particular theme or technique, or we bring...

Thursday 1st of August 2019 - View


The Selecter

The Selecter is led by their iconic frontwoman Pauline Black and co-fronted by original member Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrickson.

Friday 2nd of August 2019 - View


Why Should We Read John Thelwall?

Professor Judith Thompson of Dalhousie University introduces the writing of John Thelwall through the very best bits of his work.

Saturday 3rd of August 2019 - View


A Day with John Thelwall

Learn more about John Thelwall by taking a walk in his footsteps around Kirkby Lonsdale - and by attending a book launch straight out of the 18th century!
£10.00 for a ticket comb...

Saturday 3rd of August 2019 - View


Places of Poetry

Come along on short guided walks that will let you explore some of the places that inspired the Wordsworths’ writing, and hear William’s poetry in the very places that inspired h...

29th July 2019 to 4th August 2019 - View


Milnthorpe Annual Art Exhibition 2019

The Milnthorpe Annual Art Exhibition – the largest open art exhibition in the North West.
Even though it is now in it's 30th year the exhibition could be described in modern terms...

1st August 2019 to 4th August 2019 - View


Lake District Folk Weekend

Now in its 5th year this weekend festival brings some of the best singers, musicians and dance sides to Staveley. Ticketed concerts are scheduled in the Village Hall and Hawkshead ...

2nd August 2019 to 4th August 2019 - View


Windermere Record & CD Fair

Note on day 2 of the fair we stay open till 10.00pm Saturday night and open 9.30am Sunday morning. Free Entry. Free Parking. We have a wide varied stock of vinyl records & CDs - so...

3rd August 2019 to 4th August 2019 - View


Intermediate Navigation course

A two day Intermediate navigation course to help you navigate off the path and in poor visibility. You will learn how to take and follow a compass bearing, how to use pacing and t...

3rd August 2019 to 4th August 2019 - View


Grasmere History Group

Grasmere History Group is a group of local people who meet monthly to discuss matters of local history. It is a very friendly, informal gathering at which we share our interests an...

Tuesday 6th of August 2019 - View


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