Lake District Events and Festivals

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Festivals and events in the lake district national park:

Regular celebrations in the lake district, village fetes, historic & traditional events, seasonal festivities, sporting and charity activities and events. Country fairs, historic re-enactments, runs, races and rides.

FESTIVALS    VILLAGE SEASONAL RURAL COUNTRY SHOWS MARKETS HISTORIC     SPORTS CHARITY NOVELTY

Festivals: beer / food / book / art / music/  film / literature

January: Arts and Books Festival, Grasmere

February: Keswick Film Festival

February: Marmalade Festival at Dalemain

March: Words By The Water Literature Festival in Keswick

March: South Cumbria Music Festival

May: Keswick Jazz Festival

May: Keswick Mountain Festival

June: Ireby Music Festival

June: Keswick Beer Festival

September: Mintfest – International Festival of Street Arts in Kendal


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Village fetes, seasonal rural events, country fairs, rural shows, historic re-enactments and markets

June: Appleby Horse Fair

June:  Cumberland County Show

June: Boot Beer Festival

June: Great North Swim in Windermere

June: Woolfest in Cockermouth

July: Penrith Show

August: Cartmel Show

August: Hawkshead Show

Sept: Heritage Open Days

September: Westmorland County Show

September Borrowdale Shepherds’ Meet and Show

September: Eskdale Show

December: Keswick Traditional Christmas Fayre


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Traditional local sports, charity events, novelty activities, runs, races, rides and outdoors activities etc

March: Coniston 14 Road Race

May: Brathay Windermere Marathon

July: Ambleside Traditional Sports Day

August: Grasmere Lakeland Sports and Show

September: Egremont Crab Fair and Sports including the World Championship Gurning Competition

September: Ullswater Outdoor Show

November: Powerboat Speed Records Week on Coniston

November: Kendal Mountain Festival

November: World’s Biggest Liar, Holmrook


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