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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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

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

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

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