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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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22nd February - 25th February 2018

Keswick Film Festival

Words by the Water 9th - 18th March 2018
Kendal Festival of Food Not on during 2017
Bowness Bay Blues Festival 23rd - 25th March 2018
Prom Art Last Sunday each month, commencing April
Keswick Jazz and Blues Festival 10th - 13th May 2018
Keswick Mountain Festival 8th - 10th June 2018

Country Fest

2nd and 3rd June 2018

Ulverston International Music Festival

7th -17th June 2017

Grasmere Gallop

2nd June 2018

Lakes Charity Classic Vehicle Show

17th June 2018
Ambleside Rushbearing 7th July 2018
Music for a Summer Evening July/ August
Skelton Show 7th July 2018
Grasmere Rushbearing TBA
Penrith Show 22nd July 2017
Coniston Country Fair 23rd July 2017
Ambleside Sports 27th July 2017
Kendal Calling 27th - 30th July 2017
Cumbria Steam Gathering 29th and 30th July 2017
Lake Artists Society Summer Exhibition 29th July to 6th September 2017
North Lonsdale Show 26th July 2017
Cockermouth Show 29th July 2017
Lake District Summer Music Festival 29th July - 11th August 2017
Cartmel Show 2nd August 2017
Lowther Show 12th and 13th August 2017
Rydal sheep dog trials and show 10th August 2017
Lakeland Country Fair 20th August 2017
Hawkshead Show 22nd August 2017
Millom and Broughton Show 26th August 2017
Grasmere Sports and Show 27th August 2017
Keswick Show 28th August 2017
Loweswater Show 3rd September2017
Westmorland County Show 14th September 2017
Borrowdale Show 17th September 2017
Egremont Crab Fair TBA
Eskdale Show 30th September 2017
Taste Cumbria Cockermouth Food Festival TBA
Wasdale Head Show 14th October 2017
Kendal Mountain Festival 16th - 19th November 2017



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