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 Agricultural Show

20th July 2019, Brougham Hall Farm, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2DE.

The PENRITH AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY held the first Penrith Show in 1834.  From 2019 the event will take place on the 3rd Saturday in July.

Category: Family

Kendal Calling

25th - 28th July 2019, Lowther Deer Park, Penrith

Kendal Calling returns 25th-28th July 2019. ... Kendal Calling: Where Are They Now? Tom Jones is you

Category: Entertainment

Potfest in the Pens

2nd - 4th August 2019, Skirsgill Auction Mart, Penrith, Cumbria Penrith, Cumbria

Potfest ceramic shows - putting public and potters together. Meet the potters, talk pots, and buy direct from the maker.

Category: Arts

The Lowther Show

The Lowther Show

10th - 11th August 2019, Lowther Castle and Gardens, Penrith

With plenty of activities that the whole family can get invovled in, Lowther in 2019 has a superb line-up of entertainment and features that all ages will just love.

Category: Entertainment

Lowther Show

11th - 12th August 2019, Lowther Estate Lowther Penrith Cumbria CA10 2HG

We are very excited to welcome back the Lowther Show to the Lowther Estate on the 10th and 11th August 2019, bringing a fantastic showcase of country life to the stunning northern countryside.

Category: Family

Penrith Arts Festival

Penrith Arts Festival

29th August - 1st September 2019, EVAN Gallery & Studios, 4 Corney Square, Penrith CA11 7PX

Penrith Arts Festival returns for its second year. Showcasing local art and artists.

Category: Arts

Eden Valley Artistic Network Open Studios and Art Trail

Eden Valley Artistic Network Open Studios and Art Trail

7th - 15th September 2019, EVAN Gallery & Studios, 4 Corney Square, Penrith CA11 7PX

EVAN Art Trail and Open Studios - meet local artists at work in their studios.

Category: Arts

Penrith Players - Ladies Down Under by Amanda Whittington

Penrith Players - Ladies Down Under by Amanda Whittington

17th - 19th October 2019, Penrith Players, The Playhouse, 1 Auction Mart Lane, Penrith , CA11 7JG

The ladies from the fish factory are back, this time in Australia, but as uproariously funny as ever.

Category: Arts, Entertainment

Winter Droving

26th October 2019

Details to be confirmed for this year's Winter Droving

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Family

Christmas In Penrith

Christmas In Penrith

30th November 2019

A day to celebrate the great range of shops in Penrith - the perfect antidote to Black Friday

Category: Family

Eden Valley Artistic Network Christmas Fair

Eden Valley Artistic Network Christmas Fair

7th December 2019, Rheged

Category: Arts

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

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