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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In Reserve

In Reserve

4th October - 20th December 2019, Penrith and Eden Museum, Middlegate

The current exhibition at Penrith and Eden Museum is a sequel to  one held at the museum in Winter 2017-18 - ‘New Subjects.

Category: Arts

C&G CS30 & CS31 (Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross-cut, Fell Trees upto 380mm)

7th - 15th October 2019, Newton Rigg College, Penrith

This course covers the 2 basic chainsaw units required by those working in Forestry, Tree Surgery or ArboricultureCourse DescriptionThis course is designed for experienced chainsaw operators who intend to use the chainsaw for business, domestic or leisure activities.

Category: Promotion

Black History Month talk by Aftab Khan, "Our Hidden Story - The Contributions of BME People in the cultural heritage of Cumbria"

Black History Month talk by Aftab Khan, "Our Hidden Story - The Contributions of BME People in the cultural heritage of Cumbria"

15th October 2019, Penrith Library, St Andrews Churchyard, Penrith, CA11 7YA

Free event but please book.  Refreshments will be provided.  For more information contact 01768 812100 or penrith.

Category: Arts

C & G NPTC Level 2 Award-Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (PA6)

15th - 16th October 2019, Newton Rigg College, Penrith

This applicator course (PA6) is suitable for those applying pesticides using knapsack/hand-held equipment.

Category: Promotion

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

Plug & Play presents Delagrave

Plug & Play presents Delagrave

3rd November 2019, Penrith Playhouse Bar

Formed in early 2016, Delagrave started as the solo project of singer/songwriter Lauryn Graves. With the help of producer Rory McDonald, Delagrave has been featured frequently on BBC radio Cumbria and her song ‘Clean’ was played on The Huw Stephens show on BBC Radio 1 in 2017.

Category: Entertainment

Eden Volunteering Fair

Eden Volunteering Fair

6th November 2019, Penrith Methodist Church, 10 Wordsworth Street, Penrith

Next Eden Volunteering FairWednesday 6 November 201912noon-1.30pm, Penrith Methodist Church, 10 Wordsworth Street, PenrithVolunteers can chat to a large range of different organisations that are looking to recruit volunteers and can drop in at any time to this event.

Category: Promotion

Shap - from Trackway to Trunk Road with Friends of Penrith and Eden Museum

26th November 2019, Quaker Meeting House, Meeting House Lane , Penrith

Tuesday, 26th November 2019 Shap - from Trackway to Trunk Road Liz Amos    This talk is illustrated with photographs from the Shap Local History Archive and from members of the Society.

Category: Arts, Entertainment

Penrith Sparkle

Penrith Sparkle

30th November 2019, Penrith Town Centre

A day to celebrate the great range of shops in Penrith - the perfect antidote to Black Friday On 30th November 2019 Penrith will kick off the Festive Season.

Category: Entertainment, Family

Plug & Play presents Zero Fret Club and Swing Machine

Plug & Play presents Zero Fret Club and Swing Machine

1st December 2019, Penrith Playhouse

A fantastic double bill of Gypsy Jazz to blow your mind.

Category: Entertainment

Eden Valley Artistic Network Christmas Fair

Eden Valley Artistic Network Christmas Fair

7th December 2019, Rheged

Category: Arts

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