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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Exhibition called 'Inheritance: A Closer Look at Some Collected Things'

Exhibition called 'Inheritance: A Closer Look at Some Collected Things'

4th March - 30th June 2019, Penrith and Eden Museum

Penrith and Eden Musuem proudly presents an exhibition of works by artist Sarah Jane Bellwood, called 'Inheritance: A Closer Look at Some Collected Things' Sarah has long standing connections with the Eden area and grew up in Sandford village.

Category: Arts

Eden Valley Artistic Network - Open Studios Art Trail

Eden Valley Artistic Network - Open Studios Art Trail

15th - 23rd June 2019, Across the Eden Valley and North Cumbria

Welcome to the third EVAN Art Trail. We hope you will find this Directory of Artists useful and enjoy your adventure to meet our artists.

Category: Arts

Refugee Week 2019 // Alhambra

16th - 23rd June 2019, Alhambra Cinema Penrith

Celebrating Refugee Week 2019 in association with Penrith & Eden Refugee Network we present a programme of feature films and shorts exploring displacement, refuge and the ongoing debate.

Category: Arts

Author Event with Katie Hale

Author Event with Katie Hale

25th June 2019, Penrith Library, St Andrews Churchyard, Penrith, CA11 7YA

Join us for and afternoon with Cumbrian poet and novelist, Katie Hale, who will be talking about her new nove, My Name is Monster.

Category: Arts

Soul Junction at the North Lakes Hotel

Soul Junction at the North Lakes Hotel

5th July 2019, North Lakes Hotel and Spa, Ullswater Road, Penrith, CA11 8QT

A night packed with classic and contemporary soul favourites featuring songs by Aretha Franklin, Sam & Dave, The Commitments, Amy Winehouse, Plan B and many more.

Category: Entertainment

Puple Haze - Live Rock n Roll

Puple Haze - Live Rock n Roll

6th July 2019, Foundry 34

Come Down and Find out. He's a performing genius! Wide range of guitar based rock from Beatles, Ston

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Food

Hypnumb: Live and Unplugged

Hypnumb: Live and Unplugged

7th July 2019, The George Hotel, Orton

Hypnumb have travelled all the way from Christchurch, New Zealand to sample the best Sunday pub grub in the UK.

Category: Entertainment

Emergency First AId at Work +F qualification

9th July 2019, Newton Rigg College

This training course builds on the required core knowledge, understanding and skills from the Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course to provide learners with critical breadth and depth required for the Forestry & Arboricultural sectors.

Category: Promotion

Penrith Show

Penrith Show

20th July 2019, The Show Field, Brougham Hall Farm, Brougham, Penrith, CA10 2DE

The Society's aim is to promote the good of agriculture and livestock breeding in and around Penrith, to promote British Food & Farming in general and the drawing together of town and country for their mutual benefit.

Category: Family

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

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