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.

Christmas Is Coming

This year Christmas comes to Town on Saturday 1st December.  Find out all you need to know at Christmas In Penrith

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Cards for Good Causes - Charity Christmas Card and Gift Sale

24th November - 24th December 2018

Cards for Good Causes – the UK’s largest multi charity Christmas card organisation – is once more teaming up with Penrith Tourist Information Centre (TIC)  to sell a brand new range of high quality Christmas cards and gifts on behalf of over 25 nationally known charities.

Category: Promotion

Carol Festival

Carol Festival

11th December 2018, St Andrews Church Penrith

Penrith Schools' Music Association Carol Festival Featuring: Beaconside, Armathwaite, St Catherine's Kirkoswald, Lowther, Ullswater Community College, Queen Elizabeth Grammar Tickets £5 and £3 Available from participating schools or from Lakeland Music.

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Family

Carols by Candlelight and Late Night Opening

Carols by Candlelight and Late Night Opening

12th - 13th December 2018, Little Dockray

Lakeland Musical Singers present "Carols by Candlelight". This free event will take place in Little Dockray outside Lakeland Music.

Category: Arts, Family, Promotion

Eden District Council Chairman’s Carol service to benefit local charities

17th December 2018, St Andrew’s Church

Three local charities are set to benefit from funds raised at Eden District Council Chairman’s Carol Service taking place at St Andrew’s Church in Penrith from 6.

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Family

The Carry On Casualty Crime Murder Mystery

20th December 2018, The George Hotel

Criminal Cabaret Dinner Event Ask us for a double entendre and we'll give you one! Is there a doctor in the house? Matron wants to get wooed and Sir Bernard can see her predicament.

Category: Entertainment

Carols by Candlelight and Late Night Opening

Carols by Candlelight and Late Night Opening

20th December 2018, Little Dockray

Lakeland Musical Singers present "Carols by Candlelight". This free event will take place in Little Dockray outside Lakeland Music.

Category: Arts, Family, Promotion

Mikey Bromley Live Acoustic Music

24th December 2018, Foundry 34

XFactor Star Mikey Bromley plays an exclusive acoustic set for us this Christmas Eve at Foundry 34

Category: Arts

Greenwheat Flowers and Fika - Christmas Day Opening

25th December 2018, Greenwheat Flowers and Fika

We will be open on Christmas Day.  Please pop in or give us a call for more information.

Category: Food

New Year's Eve Celebration Dinner

31st December 2018, Dockray Hall

Celebrate New Year's eve with our 7-course tasting menu created by Head Chef, Steve Pott and his dedicated team.

Category: Food

Gin & Fizz Tasting - A great way to bring in the New Year

Gin & Fizz Tasting - A great way to bring in the New Year

31st December 2018, Foundry 34, 34 Burrowgate, Penrith

Join Foundry 34 & Lesley the wine expert from the former Wine House with an exclusive Fizz and Gin Tasting.

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Food

Luke Matear LIVE - A New Years Day Special

Luke Matear LIVE - A New Years Day Special

1st January 2019, Foundry 34, 34 Burrowgate, Penrith

Cant recomend this guy highly enough. What an amazing tallent. After trying (and failing) acoustic shows in the beginning of 2011 to the beginning of 2012, I decided to take a short break (6 months) to concentrate on getting a better and more interesting acoustic set.

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Food

Rock Lobster Live at Foundry 34

Rock Lobster Live at Foundry 34

12th January 2019, Foundry 34, 34 Burrowgate,Penrith

Join 'Rock Lobster' for full of energy gig at Foundry 34 with proper Old Skool Rock at its very best! Your favourite tunes from AC/DC to Green Day, The Killers to Bruce Springsteen.

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Food

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