Your Guide to What's on in Penrith

We’ve a busy and varied calendar of events and activities to enjoy in and around Penrith throughout the year. From theatre productions and concerts, to festivals and fun days, specialist markets, talks and conferences, there are options to suit all ages and interests. Why not plan your visit around an event, or see what’s on while you’re here.

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In Reserve

In Reserve

4th October - 20th December 2019, Penrith and Eden Museum, Middlegate

The current exhibition at Penrith and Eden Museum is a sequel to  one held at the museum in Winter 2017-18 - ‘New Subjects.

Category: Arts

Jam Jar Lantern Decorating Workshop - Penrith Sparkle

Jam Jar Lantern Decorating Workshop - Penrith Sparkle

16th November 2019, Eden Valley Artistic Network Gallery, 4 Corney Place, Penrith, CA11 7PX

Join Deborah from Debs Art Zone to decorate your jam jar and turn it into a Lantern ready for the Penrith Sparkle parade on 30th November.

Category: Family

Jam Jar Lantern Decorating Workshop - Penrith Sparkle

Jam Jar Lantern Decorating Workshop - Penrith Sparkle

23rd November 2019, Eden Valley Artistic Network Gallery, 4 Corney Place, Penrith, CA11 7PX

Category: Family

Shap - from Trackway to Trunk Road with Friends of Penrith and Eden Museum

26th November 2019, Quaker Meeting House, Meeting House Lane , Penrith

Tuesday, 26th November 2019 Shap - from Trackway to Trunk Road Liz Amos    This talk is illustrated with photographs from the Shap Local History Archive and from members of the Society.

Category: Arts, Entertainment

Penrith Sparkle

Penrith Sparkle

30th November 2019, Penrith Town Centre

Family Fun and Festive Shopping Day, topped off with a Celebrity Christmas Lights Switch On A day to celebrate the great range of shops in Penrith - the perfect antidote to Black Friday On 30th November 2019 Penrith will kick off the Festive Season.

Category: Entertainment, Family

Plug & Play presents Zero Fret Club and Swing Machine

Plug & Play presents Zero Fret Club and Swing Machine

1st December 2019, Penrith Playhouse

A fantastic double bill of Gypsy Jazz to blow your mind.

Category: Entertainment

ITC Emergency First AId at Work

3rd December 2019, Newton Rigg College, Penrith

Employers have to risk assess their workplace first aid requirements and the 1-day Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) qualification is one of the qualifications for this purpose.

Category: Promotion

ITC Emergency First AId at Work - Agriculture

4th - 11th December 2019, Newton Rigg College, Penrith

This qualification is designed to provide essential lifesaving skills, for those working in the agriculture sector.

Category: Promotion

Eden Valley Artistic Network Christmas Fair

Eden Valley Artistic Network Christmas Fair

7th December 2019, Rheged

Category: Arts

ITC Emergency First AId at Work+F

10th December 2019, Newton Rigg College, Penrith

This training course builds on the required core knowledge, understanding and skills from the Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course to provide learners with critical breadth and depth required for the Forestry & Arboricultural sectors.

Category: Promotion

Penrith Players - Comfort and Joy by Mike Harding

Penrith Players - Comfort and Joy by Mike Harding

12th - 14th December 2019, Penrith Players, The Playhouse, 1 Auction Mart Lane, Penrith , CA11 7JG

  Christmas comes but once a year - just as well sometimes!  This Yuletide nothing goes right in the Duggans’ Lancashire house, and long-absent family members, weird neighbours, ear-cringing carol singers add to the mayhem and mishaps.

Category: Arts, Entertainment

Plug & Play presents Melanie Baker, plus open mic

Plug & Play presents Melanie Baker, plus open mic

5th January 2020, Penrith Playhouse

After supporting the open mic for many years local singer/songwriter Melanie Baker hits the big time with her very own date at Plug & Play.

Category: Entertainment

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