Your Guide to What's on in Penrith

CORONOVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: During this difficult times, many events are being postponed or cancelled. Please check directly with the event organiser before making a journey to an event, even if it is still listed on the calendar. Thank you

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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Potfest in the Pens

3rd - 5th June 2022, Skirsgill Auction Mart

THE ORIGINAL POTTERS’ MARKET IN THE UK, EST. 1994. No art hype, no gallery glitz, just potters and public mixing in a down-to-earth setting.

Category: Arts

Penrith's Jubilee Jamboree

Penrith's Jubilee Jamboree

4th June 2022

Penrith's Jubilee JamboreePenrith Town Centre - 10am - 4pmJust some of the fun to be had…St Andrew’s ChurchyardTeddy ZipwireKids CraftsStorytellingKerbside ArtistsLive Local BandsSeed PlantingGarden GamesThe BandstandLive Local BandsSalsa & Swing DancingTheatreNew SquaresOpen Mic StageFancy Dress Catwalk CompetitionAcoustic BandsPlus….

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Family

Under Milk Wood

Under Milk Wood

8th - 11th June 2022, Penrith Playhouse

A poetically comical depiction of life in a Welsh town where the residents juggle old secrets and new realities.

Category: Entertainment

Made in Motor City

Made in Motor City

15th July 2022, Penrith Playhouse

Following five years of touring theatres across the UK, Made in Motor-City are recognised as one of the UKs leading Motown tributes.

Category: Entertainment

Penrith Show

Penrith Show

16th July 2022, Broughtam Hall Farm, Penrith, CA10 2DE

Looking forward to seeing you for real:16th July 2022 A FUN FARMING & FAMILY DAY OUT - SEE YOU AT THE SHOW Penrith Agricultural Society held the 1st Penrith Show in 1834 - and in 2020 we held our first virtual event.

Category: Family

Potfest in the Park

29th - 31st July 2022, Hutton-in-the-Forest

POTFEST IN THE PARK Over 100 exhibitors from throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. All with very distinctive, individual styles.

Category: Arts

MJ The Legacy – Starring CJ

MJ The Legacy – Starring CJ

5th August 2022, Penrith Playhouse

Starring CJ, one of the world’s greatest Michael Jackson Tribute Artists with his incredible Live Band and Dancers.

Category: Entertainment

The 90s Experience

The 90s Experience

6th August 2022, Penrith Playhouse

Performing hits such as Freed From Desire, Wannabe, We Like To Party, Rhythmn is a Dancer, Mr Vain, Baby One More Time and many more.

Category: Entertainment

The Big Country Night Out

The Big Country Night Out

12th August 2022, Penrith Playhouse

The ultimate tribute to country and Dolly Parton

Category: Entertainment

Peat Loaf

Peat Loaf

13th August 2022, Penrith Playhouse

Peat Loaf has now by overwhelming demand returned to his native United Kingdom. Since his return Peat Loaf has continued to build on his massive success so far having been crowned Official UK No.

Category: Entertainment

Made in the 80s

Made in the 80s

9th September 2022, Penrith Playhouse

Made In The 80s began their exciting musical voyage into recreating the hit sounds of the 1980s pop music world in 2019.

Category: Entertainment

The Jerseys Live

The Jerseys Live

18th September 2022, Penrith Playhouse

Join The Jerseys as we celebrate the timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

Category: Entertainment

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