Community Events Diary - What's On...

Advertise your community event on this page. Free!  Over 1,000 visitors per day could see it. Click on 'Add an Event' (left), complete a simple online form, and your event could appear here.

August 2022
sun mon tue wed thu fri sat
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      
previous month current month next month
  Events for August 2022
  • Flower Appeal 2022
    Dedicate a Forget Me Not this summer and support your local hospice.
    VENUE: Brockhole On Windermere
    DATE:  1st - 31st August 2022
    TIME: 08:00 - 00:00
  • Family Bikeability
    Free Family Bikeability training available. 1st week in Carlisle 2nd week in Kendal. 3 hour session for family. Minimum age of 8 - please call Cyclewise 01768 898775 or bookings@cyclewise.co.uk
    VENUE: Robert Ferguson Primary
    DATE:  1st - 12th August 2022
    TIME: 09:00
  • Peatbog Faeries
    Doors 8pm | Tickets £18.50 | Malt Room Standing Peatbog Faeries celebrated their 25th Anniversary in 2016 on the back of the critically acclaimed album Blackhouse, and 2017 saw the release of a live album Live@25. Their new studio album was launched in the autumn of 2020. Hailing from the Isle of Skye, the legendary Scottish trailblazers have created a glorious mixture of traditional sounds and dance-floor grooves that have been embraced worldwide. Drawing upon a dazzling myriad of influences from jigs and reels through Dance Music, Jazz, African, and more, they bring the sound of Scotland fresh-faced and breathless to the new audiences around the world. Their mainly instrumental music allows the band to develop exciting themes and soundscapes, as well as locking into their trademark hypnotic Celtic Dance sound that no-one can resist moving to!
    VENUE: Brewery Arts
    DATE:  6th August 2022
    TIME: 08:00 - 23:00
  • Sedbergh Environmental Market
    A wonderful selection of eco stallholders providing information on protecting the environment and selling natural and sustainable products, recycled and upcycled arts & crafts and delicious eco-friendly foods!
    VENUE: St. Andrew’s Church
    DATE:  6th August 2022
    TIME: 10:00 - 15:00
  • Windermere One Way Swim
    11 mile Swim from Fellfoot to Brathay
    VENUE: Unit 5 A Mill Yard
    DATE:  13th August 2022
    TIME: 06:00 - 18:00
  • Tea in the Trees: nature trail, creative writing and afternoon tea
    Join children's author Alex Mullarky and creative freelancer Jessica Meagher on a gentle trail walk, finding inspiration for creative writing in the lush surroundings of Cumbria Wildlife Trust's Dubbs Moss nature reserve. In the meadow, we'll all sit down together to share thoughts on the whichever trees, flowers or wildlife we've spotted over a rousing picnic afternoon tea! This event is run in conjunction with our exhibition The World Beneath the Fells at Florence Arts Centre, Egremont (29 July - 4 Sept). Come check it out! Aimed at children aged 8-12 and their families - but all are welcome! Tickets are £5 per person and FREE for under 5s. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
    VENUE: The Old Stackyard Tea Rooms
    DATE:  13th August 2022
    TIME: 11:00 - 13:00
  • MasterCraft Wakesurf Windermere
    Wakesurf WaterSports Event and MasterCraft Owners Lake Windermere Cruise
    VENUE: MasterCraft Wakesurf Windermere
    DATE:  20th - 21st August 2022
    TIME: 09:00 - 17:00
  • UK SUP Fest 2022
    The UK SUP Fest 2022 is the only national event dedicated to Stand Up Paddle-boarding (SUP) making it the 'must' event for the UK's paddle-boarding community. A fun filled weekend down at the harbour with SUP racing, eFoiling demo's, World Record attempts, Yoga and the festivals own take on the traditional type Triathlon. If you prefer to keep your feet dry then why not peruse the wares of the biggest gathering of iSUP boards, accessories and apparel anywhere in the UK at our Paddlers Retail Village. It's not only SUP we're celebrating, at our Makers and Bakers Retail Village we'll be celebrating the best Cumbria has to offer. If it's a sweet treat your after, something to quench a thirst or a memento of your time with us then The Makers & Bakers market is the place to be. A festival without drink, music and dance? No, we don't think so! We have some of Cumbria's finest music talent playing for your entertainment on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night in the Marchon Club
    VENUE: Whitehaven Harbour
    DATE:  26th - 29th August 2022
    TIME: 19:00 - 17:00
  • 'Grease' - the Drive-in Movie
    'Grease' must be one of the all-time movie musical greats and one of the most popular films to watch at a drive-in. Take a trip back to 50s America and sing-a-long to all your favourites. LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE - BOOK NOW! 'Grease' the DRIVE IN MOVIE is being shown on a huge 26 foot screen. Drive down to Tyne Willows and enjoy Grease from the luxury of your car, with great sound transmitted Bluetooth technology. Hot Dogs and soft drinks are available to buy.
    VENUE: Tyne Willows
    DATE:  28th August 2022
    TIME: 19:00 - 22:30
  • Dent Gala Car Boot Sale
    Come to bring or buy at the Dent Gala Car Boot Sale! Arrivals at 7am Start at 8am Pitch fee: Cars £6 Vans £10 Visitor entry: Free All pitch fee proceeds go to the maintenance of the Dentdale Memorial Hall (Charity Number 523578) and are very much appreciated.
    VENUE: Millbeck Field
    DATE:  29th August 2022
    TIME: 08:00 - 16:00
  • Dent Gala
    The annual August Bank Holiday Gala began in the 1960s and continues as a much-loved local event. Our attractions include: Phil Flip's Magic show Music from Rawthey Rhythm Bouncy Castle WI Cake Stand Refreshments Sports Races Egg Throwing Stands & Games Tug of War Grand Raffle Draw BBQ and Breakfast Games and Competitions A full day of family fun for all! All proceeds go to the maintenance of the Dentdale Memorial Hall (Charity Number 523578) and other charities and committees in Dent and are very much appreciated.
    VENUE: Millbeck Field
    DATE:  29th August 2022
    TIME: 10:00 - 16:00
  Recurring events in this month
  • Dawn Chorus Growing Singing
    Come and sing with a lovely bunch of others. Learn all the songs there and then. No music reading. No experience needed. Bring your love of singing and just drop in. First visit is completely free. Songs are all just great to sing without musical backing, just a group of voices. Go on! Treat yourself to some new learning and meet some lovely people. And if £7 is too much for you, just pay a bit less. Free to come along and try though!
  • Summer Sundays
    Enjoy some of the best bands in the county rocking out in the biggest beer garden in Kendal. Family- friendly with food and drink available. 2:00pm- 4:00pm 17 Jul Uncle Carbuncle| 24 Jul Beak Bowie and Powney| 31 Jul The Seals| 7 Aug Kirk McElhinney Trio| 14 Aug North Fire Sounds| 21 Aug Meetwood Flac
  • National Theatre Live Prima Facie
    Starts 7pm | Tickets £15.50 | Conc. £13.50 | Recorded Screening | Theatre Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller's award-winning play. Tessa is a young, brilliant barrister. She has worked her way up from working class origins to be at the top of her game; defending; cross examining and winning. An unexpected event forces her to confront the lines where the patriarchal power of the law, burden of proof and morals diverge. Prima Facie takes us to the heart of where emotion and experience collide with the rules of the game. Justin Martin directs this solo tour de force, captured live from the intimate Harold Pinter Theatre in London's West End. A production from Empire Street Productions.
  • The World Beneath the Fells
    Join us in exploring the Cumbrian legends, nature and history that inspired Alex Mullark's new children's book, The Sky Beneath the Stone! Drop in and visit this FREE immersive exhibition and surround yourself with the magic of Cumbria. Learn about wildlife and local legends, take part in free activities and workshops and get inspired to write stories of your own. Suitable for the whole family. You do not need to have read the book to enjoy the exhibition.
  • Open-Air Midsummer Night's Dream
    Wayfarers Theatre presents Midsummer Night's Dream, a lively and colourful OPEN-AIR adaptation of Shakespeare's much-loved tale of mischief, magic, and mishap. This approachable and inspiring family-friendly outdoor theatre adventure has been produced using sustainable theatre practices and guarantees an experience like no other. BRING A PICNIC to nibble on, sit back and enjoy live music and colourful costumes, a wonderful troupe of local performers and with any luck, some sunshine! The gate opens 45 minutes before the start time. Run time two hours+ including a 30 minute interval. Seating is NOT provided, blankets and camping chairs are encouraged, whatever you need to be comfortable! Regretfully, due to the nature of the venue, there is no disabled access.
  • Flower Appeal 2022
    Dedicate a Forget Me Not this summer and support your local hospice.
  • Family Bikeability
    Free Family Bikeability training available. 1st week in Carlisle 2nd week in Kendal. 3 hour session for family. Minimum age of 8 - please call Cyclewise 01768 898775 or bookings@cyclewise.co.uk
  • Peatbog Faeries
    Doors 8pm | Tickets £18.50 | Malt Room Standing Peatbog Faeries celebrated their 25th Anniversary in 2016 on the back of the critically acclaimed album Blackhouse, and 2017 saw the release of a live album Live@25. Their new studio album was launched in the autumn of 2020. Hailing from the Isle of Skye, the legendary Scottish trailblazers have created a glorious mixture of traditional sounds and dance-floor grooves that have been embraced worldwide. Drawing upon a dazzling myriad of influences from jigs and reels through Dance Music, Jazz, African, and more, they bring the sound of Scotland fresh-faced and breathless to the new audiences around the world. Their mainly instrumental music allows the band to develop exciting themes and soundscapes, as well as locking into their trademark hypnotic Celtic Dance sound that no-one can resist moving to!
  • Sedbergh Environmental Market
    A wonderful selection of eco stallholders providing information on protecting the environment and selling natural and sustainable products, recycled and upcycled arts & crafts and delicious eco-friendly foods!
  • Windermere One Way Swim
    11 mile Swim from Fellfoot to Brathay
  • Tea in the Trees: nature trail, creative writing and afternoon tea
    Join children's author Alex Mullarky and creative freelancer Jessica Meagher on a gentle trail walk, finding inspiration for creative writing in the lush surroundings of Cumbria Wildlife Trust's Dubbs Moss nature reserve. In the meadow, we'll all sit down together to share thoughts on the whichever trees, flowers or wildlife we've spotted over a rousing picnic afternoon tea! This event is run in conjunction with our exhibition The World Beneath the Fells at Florence Arts Centre, Egremont (29 July - 4 Sept). Come check it out! Aimed at children aged 8-12 and their families - but all are welcome! Tickets are £5 per person and FREE for under 5s. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • MasterCraft Wakesurf Windermere
    Wakesurf WaterSports Event and MasterCraft Owners Lake Windermere Cruise
  • UK SUP Fest 2022
    The UK SUP Fest 2022 is the only national event dedicated to Stand Up Paddle-boarding (SUP) making it the 'must' event for the UK's paddle-boarding community. A fun filled weekend down at the harbour with SUP racing, eFoiling demo's, World Record attempts, Yoga and the festivals own take on the traditional type Triathlon. If you prefer to keep your feet dry then why not peruse the wares of the biggest gathering of iSUP boards, accessories and apparel anywhere in the UK at our Paddlers Retail Village. It's not only SUP we're celebrating, at our Makers and Bakers Retail Village we'll be celebrating the best Cumbria has to offer. If it's a sweet treat your after, something to quench a thirst or a memento of your time with us then The Makers & Bakers market is the place to be. A festival without drink, music and dance? No, we don't think so! We have some of Cumbria's finest music talent playing for your entertainment on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night in the Marchon Club
  • 'Grease' - the Drive-in Movie
    'Grease' must be one of the all-time movie musical greats and one of the most popular films to watch at a drive-in. Take a trip back to 50s America and sing-a-long to all your favourites. LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE - BOOK NOW! 'Grease' the DRIVE IN MOVIE is being shown on a huge 26 foot screen. Drive down to Tyne Willows and enjoy Grease from the luxury of your car, with great sound transmitted Bluetooth technology. Hot Dogs and soft drinks are available to buy.
  • Dent Gala Car Boot Sale
    Come to bring or buy at the Dent Gala Car Boot Sale! Arrivals at 7am Start at 8am Pitch fee: Cars £6 Vans £10 Visitor entry: Free All pitch fee proceeds go to the maintenance of the Dentdale Memorial Hall (Charity Number 523578) and are very much appreciated.
  • Dent Gala
    The annual August Bank Holiday Gala began in the 1960s and continues as a much-loved local event. Our attractions include: Phil Flip's Magic show Music from Rawthey Rhythm Bouncy Castle WI Cake Stand Refreshments Sports Races Egg Throwing Stands & Games Tug of War Grand Raffle Draw BBQ and Breakfast Games and Competitions A full day of family fun for all! All proceeds go to the maintenance of the Dentdale Memorial Hall (Charity Number 523578) and other charities and committees in Dent and are very much appreciated.