If you are planning to visit the Lake District in April, you can choose from a wide range of events throughout the area.
On Friday 1st April, the Arnside Country Market will be held from 9.30am-11.30am and offers a choice of delicious home baking, home-made jams, cakes and chutneys. On the same day the Made in Cumbria Farmers Market will be held in Carlisle and offers an excellent choice of local produce.
On Saturday 2nd April, the Antique & Collectors Fair will take place in Cockermouth from 10am to 4pm. Featuring antiques, collectables, fine jewellery, furniture, vintage china etc, the fair attracts visitors from all over the region.
On 5th April, the Cartmel Walking for Health event will take place at the entrance to Cartmel Race Course near Grange-over-Sands.
The Kendal Gilbert & Sullivan Society present Savoy opera, the Gondoliers from 6th-9th April, 2016 at 7.30pm at Kendal Town Hall.
Birdwatch at Brockhole identifies birds and animals in the woodland surrounding the Lake District Visitor Centre at 11am on 6th of April.
The Milnthorpe Farmers Market will take place on Friday, 8th April from 9.30am to 2.30pm and on the second Friday of each month.
From Friday 8th April to Saturday, 9th April, Alexander’s Beer Festival will take place at the Function House, Castle Green Hotel from 4pm to 11pm. Great local beers, food and live entertainment will feature.
The Levens Choir Concert will take place on 9th April at Cartmel Priory near Grange-over-Sands at 7.30pm and will feature mostly English music from the early 20th century.
On Tuesday 12th April, the Kendal Jazz Club will be performing at Hawkshead Brewery and Beery Hall in Staveley at 8pm.
A Glamorous Gardens tour will take place at Brockhole on Wednesday 13 April where visitors can Brockhole’s gardener for an informal walk and talk around the beautiful and historic gardens.
Cartmel Food Market will be held on Friday, 15th April at Unsworth’s Yard, Cartmel Village near Grange-over-Sands from 10am to 4pm and will feature the finest food from Cartmel and the Lake District.
The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Fish Supper will take place on Friday 15th April at Ravenglass Station at 6pm. Fish and chips will be served at Dalegarth Station.
An Antique & Collectors Fair will be held in Keswick Methodist Church Hall from 10am-4pm on 16th April and will include antiques, collectables, curios and crafts.
A celebration of Simon and Garfunkel will be held on Friday 22nd April at the Memorial Hall in Burton-in-Kendal at 8pm.
On Saturday 23rd April to Sunday 24th April, St George’s Day events will take place on the Playing Fields at Grange-over-Sands. Activities will include the Fire Brigade, birds of prey and fairground rides etc.
The Craft & Shopping Fair will be held in Lazonby Viillage Hall on 24th April from 10am to 4pm.
Prom Art 2016 will take place on Sunday 24th April along the promenade at Grange-over-Sands with over 80 stalls selling arts and crafts.
The Kendal Made in Cumbria Farmers Market will be held on Friday 29th April and is the oldest known market in Cumbria.
The Kirkby Lonsdale Beer and Music Festival will take place at Kirkby Lonsdale RUFC on 29th April and will offer 15 varieties of traditional and fruit cider, cask ales and live music.
From Saturday 30th April to Monday 2nd May Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Family Fun Weekend will take place at Ravenglass Station and Dalegarth Station.
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