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What's On in the Lake District in October

Photographs copyright of (left to right) Martin Rushton, Eric Worsley, Martin Rushton

Wrestling at Grasmere Sports, an event in the Lake DistrictWestomorland County Show, a traditonal county show in the Lake DistrictShowjumping at Hawkshead Show, a traditional show in the Lake District

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The Armitt Museum, Ambleside

All Month

Beatrix Potter - Image and Reality

If you think that Beatrix Potter was just an author, think again. The truth about this remarkable and highly talented lady is revealed in this exhibition. Told through her own words and images using material bequeathed by Beatrix Potter to the Armitt upon her death in 1943, the exhibition tells the story of her extraordinarily life. For more details, see the Armitt Web site here ...

Keswick (Theatre by the Lake)

Selected dates (Continues until 4th November)

After the Dance

A dazzling dissection of love, class and the capacity for self-deceit.

For more details and to book see the Theatre by the Lake web site here ...

Keswick (Theatre by the Lake)

Selected dates (Continues until 3rd November)

Handbagged

What really happened when Margaret Thatcher met the Queen? This funny, insightful and brilliantly sharp satire was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2015 and went on to be a West End smash hit.

For more details and to book see the Theatre by the Lake web site here ...

Keswick (Theatre by the Lake)

Selected dates (Continues until 3rd November)

Julie

Midsummer’s Eve, Sweden. A night when the sun doesn’t set. A night of drinking and dancing. A night to break the rules. Written at a time of industrial and social unrest, this is a ground-breaking masterpiece that still provokes and shocks audiences today.

For more details and to book see the Theatre by the Lake web site here ...

Keswick (Theatre by the Lake)

Selected dates (Continues until 4th November)

As You Like It, by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s beguiling tale of mistaken identity, pastoral comedy and love.

For more details and to book see the Theatre by the Lake web site here ...

Keswick (Theatre by the Lake)

Selected dates (Continues until 4th November)

Remarkable Invisible

This rich and compelling new play from award-winning writer Laura Eason is a resonant American family drama exploring the complex joy, love, and disappointments anyone with a family will recognise.

For more details and to book see the Theatre by the Lake web site here ...

Lakeland Motor Museum, Backbarrow

7th

Lakeland Classic Car Club

The Lakeland Historic Car Club meet on the first Saturday of every month at the museum and Cafe Ambio. Everyone is welcome to attend whether you're an owner, enthusiast or just keen to see some great examples of some classic local cars. For more information about the Lakeland Motor Museum, click here

Grasmere Village Hall

13th and 14th October

The Second ABA Grasmere Book Fair  

The second annual book fair, organised by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association. The exhibitors will be offering for sale antiquarian and second hand books, maps, prints and ephemera. The Book fair will run in tandem with bookish themed events at the Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere. Refreshments will be available. Please note opening time of the fair are Noon-6pm on Friday, and 10.30am-5pm on Saturday

Wasdale

14th October

Wasdale Head Show

Dogs and Terriers, Children's sports, Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling, Terrier Racing, and a parade of Vintage Machinery all await the visitor to this most traditional of shows, set in some of Lakeland's most iconinc scenery, Wasdale. For full programme details, see the Wasdale Show web site here ...

 

 

 

 

 

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