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The Lake District Show and Festival Calendar

The following table has been compiled using the information published by each show or attraction. Not all shows or attractions have been listed. Dates and times may be subject to alteration, or cancellation, particularly in the event of poor weather. Before visiting you are strongly advised to check on the relevant show or attraction web site.

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Shows are listed in date order. For post codes and telephone numbers, see the show or attraction web site.

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Bridge House Hotel

Bridge House Hotel, Grasmere, a lake district hotel

Winter Breaks

From only 49.50 pp pn

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

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26th February - 1st March 2015

Keswick Film Festival

Words by the Water 6th - 15th March 2015
Festival of Food 7th and 8th March 2015
Bowness Bay Blues Festival 27th - 29th March 2015
Ulverston Walkfest

25th April - 4th May 2015

Prom Art Last Sunday each month, commencing April
Printfest 2nd and 3rd May 2015
Keswick Jazz Festival 7th - 10th May 2015
Keswick Mountain Festival 14th - 17th May 2015

Country Fest

30th and 31st May 2015

Holker Festival

29th May - 31st May 2015

Ulverston International Music Festival

12th - 20th June 2015

Grasmere Gallop

6th June 2015

Lakes Charity Classic Vehicle Show

21st June 2015
Ambleside Rushbearing 1st Saturday in July
Music for a Summer Evening July/ Auguat
Skelton Show 4th July 2015
Grasmere Rushbearing 11th July
Coniston Country Fair 19th July 2015
Ambleside Sports 30th July 2015
Kendal Calling 31st July - 2rd August 2015
Cumbria Steam Gathering 25th and 26th July 2015
Penrith Show 25th July 2015
Lake Artists Society Summer Exhibition 25th July to 2nd September 2015
North Lonsdale Show 29th July 2015
Cockermouth Show 1st August 2015
Lake District Summer Music Festival 1st - 14th August 2015
Cartmel Show 5th August 2015
Lowther Show 15th and 16th August 2015
Rydal sheep dog trials and show 13th August 2015
Lakeland Country Fair 16th August 2015
Hawkshead Show 18th August 2015
Millom and Broughton Show 29th August 2015
Grasmere Sports and Show 30th August 2015
Keswick Show 31st August 2015
Mintfest Not held in 2015
Loweswater Show 6th September2015
Westmorland County Show 10th September 2015
Borrowdale Show 20th September 2015
Egremont Crab Fair 18th and 19th September 2015
Eskdale Show 26th September 2015
Taste Cumbria Cockermouth Food Festival 26th - 27th September 2015
Wasdale Head Show 10th October 2015
Kendal Mountain Festival 19th - 22nd November 2015
Lake Artists Society Winter Exhibition TBA

Rothay Garth

Rothay Garth Elegant Lake District Guest House, Ambleside, the Lake District

Spring breaks
3 nights for
the price of 2

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The New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

Spring Breaks
3 nights DB&B from
£209 pp

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