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

Angel Selfies

Angel Selfies

1st - 28th December 2019, Penrith Town Centre - look for the angels!

In conjunction with #PenrithSparkle, snap a selfie for your chance to win! Terms and Conditions For a chance to win the awesome prize of an eBike Experience for Two from Arragons Cycles, just take a selfie in front of one of our beautiful illuminated angels.

Category: Entertainment, Family

ITC Emergency First AId at Work - Agriculture

4th - 11th December 2019, Newton Rigg College, Penrith

This qualification is designed to provide essential lifesaving skills, for those working in the agriculture sector.

Category: Promotion

ITC Emergency First AId at Work+F

10th December 2019, Newton Rigg College, Penrith

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 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

FIT Cumbria

1st - 2nd February 2020, Rheged Centre, Penrith, CA11 0DQ

Cumbria's first and biggest two day health and fitness show dedicated to helping you get your 2020 off to an active start.

Category: Promotion

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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Full of flavour

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