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West Cumbria’s First Distanced Festival Announced for August Bank Holiday 

In a world where normal events can’t take place at the moment, a group of West Cumbrian production specialists have come together with a local rugby club to organise a socially distanced festival to raise funds for the NHS charity Together and bring artists back to the stage. The one-day event will see a stellar […]

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West Coast Family Funding Foundation to host the third West Coast Fest this summer!

West Coast Family Funding Foundation to host the third West Coast Fest this summer! This summer will see West Coast Family Funding Foundation host their third West Coast Fest and it’s set to be bigger and better. The fest this year will see a fun fair, circus acts, family circus workshops and many stalls and […]

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Keswick Film Festival 27 Feb – 1 March

Keswick Film Festival 27 Feb – 1 March. The Keswick Film Festival runs from the 27th of February to the 1st of March and is delighted to screen the second performance of Ken Russell’s Dance of the Seven Veils.   His biography of Richard Strauss was screened once in1970 before it was banned by the […]

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Foals, Stereophonics, Supergrass & Primal Scream Headline Kendal Calling

After defining the summer festival experience across 14 sold-out years, Kendal Calling has become a must-visit summer weekender – stepping things up in 2020 to celebrate its 15th anniversary with a bumper lineup of huge names and beloved favourites all heading to Lowther Deer Park between 30th July – August 2nd. With this year’s theme […]

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Carlisle – City Of Lights

An exciting line-up of events, displays and installations are planned for the first-ever ‘City of Lights’ project in Carlisle. The event takes place between Wednesday 12th and Saturday 15th of February, while the stunning visual spectacle inside Carlisle Cathedral on the 12th, 13th and 14th is bound to be a highlight. The Cathedral will host […]

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Bowness Bay Blues Weekend hits all the right notes

Bowness Bay Blues Weekend returns for its 9th year next spring. The event runs from April 3rd until the 5th and showcases the best of blues from France, the USA, Italy and Scotland along with a wealth of homegrown talent. The Blues Weekend features three days of live music across 11 venues in the village […]

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Voices in the Land Festival at the Senhouse Roman Museum

Authors, books, workshops and more! What and where are the stories in the land? What voices, what echoes can we discover as we travel over ancient landscapes in Cumbria and further afield?   Maryport’s innovative Arts & Literature Festival kicks off again at Senhouse Roman Museum from 15th– 17th November 2019 with a fascinating range of speakers on the theme of ‘VOICES […]

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Egremont’s Crab Fair Re-Gurns for another year

Egremont’s Crab Fair is one of the UK’s most historic events and makes a welcome return for the 752nd time on Friday the 20th – Saturday 21st of September.  The Crab Fair dates back to 1267 and has been held almost continuously, except for unavoidable interruptions during the War years. It is believed the fair […]

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Solfest… Celebrating 15 Years of Festival Fun

You’d better get your hands on some tickets for this years Solfest because it’s going to be something special.  The much-loved event has been struggling under debt recently but thanks to tireless fundraising by organisers and the arrival of new directors, Solfest will be back from the 23rd to the 25th of August. Since its […]

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Utah Saints and Dutty Moonshine Big Band added to Solfest bill, plus day tickets announced.

Solfest’s 15th birthday party is just around the corner and the excitement is definitely building. With the announcement only a couple of weeks ago of acts such as The Coral and Krafty Kuts being added to the bill we thought the line up was complete but it has now been announced that dance music legends […]

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