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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

Spring Breaks

From only 54 pp pn

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

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26th February - 1st March 2015

Keswick Film Festival

Words by the Water 7th - 16th March 2014
Festival of Food 29th & 30th March 2014
Bowness Bay Blues Festival 11th - 13th April 2014
Ulverston Walkfest

26th April - 5th May 2014

Prom Art Last Sunday each month, commencing April
Printfest 3rd & 4th May 2014
Keswick Jazz Festival 8th - 11th May 2014
Keswick Mountain Festival 15th - 18th May 2014

Country Fest

31st May & 1st June 2014

Holker Festival

30th May - 1st June 2014

Ulverston International Music Festival

June 6th - 15th 2014

Grasmere Gallop

7th June 2014

Lakes Charity Classic Vehicle Show

22nd June 2014
Ambleside Rushbearing 1st Saturday in July
Music for a Summer Evening 5th July - 26th Auguat
Skelton Show 5th July 2014
West Cumbria Game Fair and Lakeland Gathering 12th and 13th July 2014
Grasmere Rushbearing Second Saturday in July
Coniston Country Fair 20th July 2014
Ambleside Sports 31st July 2014
Kendal Calling 1st - 3rd August 2014
Cumbria Steam Gathering 26th and 27th July 2014
Penrith Show 26th July 2014
Lake Artists Society Summer Exhibition 26th July to 3rd September 2014
North Lonsdale Show 30th July 2014
Cockermouth Show 2nd August 2014
Lake District Summer Music Festival 2nd - 15th August 2014
Cartmel Show 6th August 2014
Lowther Show 9th and 10th August 2014
Rydal sheep dog trials and show 14th August 2014
Lakeland Country Fair 17th August 2014
Hawkshead Show 19th August 2014
Millom and Broughton Show 30th August 2014
Grasmere Sports and Show 24th August 2014
Keswick Show 25th August 2014
Mintfest 29th - 31st August 2014
Loweswater Show 7th September2014
Westmorland County Show 11th September 2014
Borrowdale Show 21st September 2014
Egremont Crab Fair 20th September 2014
Eskdale Show 27th September 2014
Taste Cumbria Food Festival 26th - 28th September 2014
Wasdale Head Show 11th October 2014
Kendal Mountain Festival 20th - 23rd November 2014
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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