Stuff to do

Filter By Tag:

On Your Bike – Family Friendly Rides

On Your Bike – Family Friendly Rides. One positive from Coronavirus restrictions has been the surge in people rediscovering a love of cycling and bikes have been dragged from the back of the shed like never before. Cycling proved a lifeline through the pandemic, offering a way of getting out of the house for exercise […]

Read More

Long Meg (Maughanby Circle) – A spell waiting to be broken

Long Meg (Maughanby Circle) – A spell waiting to be broken Stone circles have sparked the imagination from time immemorial.  The best-known stone circle in England, Stonehenge, is turning into a commercial venue with little access for the public. Maughanby Circle, by comparison, known as ‘Long Meg and Her Daughters’, has been left untouched. Visitors […]

Read More

Kids Activities- School holiday roundup

Many of us have spent the best part of the year trying to keep kids occupied.  With restrictions easing, we’ve found some activities, and a few online sessions, that will keep young minds entertained.  Lake District Coast Aquarium Maryport For a fun and educational day out you can’t go past the Lake District Coast Aquarium. […]

Read More

Children invited to enter Draw a Firefighter competition

Parents and carers who are home schooling are being invited to encourage their children to enter a drawing competition. Many children in Cumbria are being home schooled as a result of social distancing measures introduced to help stop the spread of Covid-19. Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service are running a competition for children aged 4-7, […]

Read More

Becky Cole – Building Communities with Digby

The uncertainty of the next few months is universally felt by us all at present. Many are being advised to avoid social interactions and events and schools are closing their doors. In such turbulent times it’s amazing to see what people in a community can do when they pull together.  One woman who believes she […]

Read More

Handbags At The Ready at the West Walls Theatre

The next performance by Carlisle’s Green Room Club is ‘Handbagged’ which was written by Moira Buffini. This relatively new play has proven to be a popular choice with professional and amateur theatre groups.  Handbagged takes quite a serious look at the Thatcher years, although there is much humour included. Over the course of a decade, […]

Read More

Words by the Water returns to Theatre by the Lake

Words by the Water returns to the Theatre by the Lake from the 6 – 15 of March. Keswick will burst to life as spring approaches with big names, from print and film, heading to the Lake District town. A host of acclaimed authors will make their way to Keswick, although local Kerry Irving, may […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Kids Half-Term Roundup Spring 2020

A February half term doesn’t need to be a cold and grey affair with kids climbing the walls while they’re stuck inside.  Sun or rain, we have some ideas that will turn every frown upside down. The Beacon Whitehaven Chinese Cultural Trail 15 – 23 February As part of their half-term activities, the Beacon offers […]

Read More

Thirlmere – Our Lakes series

Thirlmere – Our Lakes As you drive by Thirlmere you can be forgiven for thinking this peaceful location hasn’t changed much over the centuries. A casual glance suggests that except for a handful of farms, a couple of churches and the road beneath you, the valley once known as Wythburndale, has retained a timeless quality. […]

Read More

© 2020 Guide Media Group. All rights reserved. Website developed by Wombat.