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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Workshop: Designing Low Carbon Community-Led Housing

29th January 2020, The Ghyll Room Parish Rooms Penrith Parish Centre St Andrew’s Place Penrith, CA11 7XX United Kingdom

Learn how we can respond to the lack of affordable housing for local people and to the impacts of climate change.

Category: Promotion

JANUARY WINE SUPPER

31st January 2020, North Lakes Hotel and Spa, Ullswater Road, Penrith, CA11 8QT

Starting at 7 pm Join us for a fun and informative evening of food and wine excellence. Our Guest speaker will guide you through the wines, all paired with a delicious four course dinner to enjoy.

Category: Food

FIT Cumbria

1st - 2nd February 2020, Rheged Centre, Penrith, CA11 0DQ

Cumbria's first and biggest two day health and fitness show dedicated to helping you get your 2020 off to an active start.

Category: Promotion

Plug & Play presents Sam Kelly and Jamie Francis

Plug & Play presents Sam Kelly and Jamie Francis

2nd February 2020, Penrith Playhouse

Sam Kelly is a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winning Bristol-based singer, song-writer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist.

Category: Entertainment

'The Coal Scuttle Brigade', a talk by Max Slater followed by a code breaking exercise.

'The Coal Scuttle Brigade', a talk by Max Slater followed by a code breaking exercise.

3rd February 2020, Penrith Library

This is a story of the WW2 East coast convoys bringing 'the coals from Newcastle' to the South for power to factories for the war effort.

Category: Arts

CHEF'S FOODIE NIGHT

7th February 2020, North Lakes Hotel and Spa, Ullswater Road, Penrith, CA11 8QT

An amazing foodie night where one of our chef’s will be serving up some of their favourite dishes! Learn all the hints and tips to the perfect dinner party.

Category: Food

Penrith Repair Cafe

8th February 2020, Penrith Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane CA11 8HY

How can we make the best use of the resources we've got on this earth? If you've got something, keep using it! However, what happens if your chair is wobbly or jumper has got a hole in – they need fixing! Getting something fixed might mean returning it under guarantee or getting it repaired under your house insurance.

Category: Entertainment, Family

Help Apron!

Help Apron!

11th February 2020, Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith CA11 8HY

Help Myriad make a load of aprons! As part of out Eco mission Myriad need to make re-usable fabric aprons for people to use.

Category: Arts

Yannocks, Havercake and Slammock - the daily bread of the Cumbrian Yeoman Ivan Day

25th February 2020, Quaker Meeting House, Meeting House Lane , Penrith,

Friend of Eden Museum Present:   We are all now familiar with fashionable sour dough and multigrain loaves, but whatever happened to the remarkable home made breads once produced in Cumbrian farmhouses distant from the town bakeries and now entirely forgotten?  How many of you have ever heard of  kitcheness bread, snap and rattle, scrapcake, tharf and handhoven - all extraordinary culinary throwbacks to a distant Nordic world.

Category: Arts

Strictly's Glitter Ball

Strictly's Glitter Ball

14th March 2020, Roundthorn Country House

Category: Entertainment

Penrith Repair Cafe

14th March 2020, Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith CA11 8HY

How can we make the best use of the resources we've got on this earth? If you've got something, keep using it! However, what happens if your chair is wobbly or jumper has got a hole in – they need fixing! Getting something fixed might mean returning it under guarantee or getting it repaired under your house insurance.

Category: Entertainment, Family, Food

Seedy Saturday 2020 and Gardening Freegle

14th March 2020, Salvation Army Hall, Hunter Lane, Penrith CA11 7UY

Freegle Give and Take Seedy Saturday Please bring Gardening seeds, tools and similar to give away and take anything you want.

Category: Family

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