Your Guide to What's on in Penrith

CORONOVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: During this difficult times, many events are being postponed or cancelled. Please check directly with the event organiser before making a journey to an event, even if it is still listed on the calendar. Thank you

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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The Big Country Night Out

The Big Country Night Out

12th August 2022, Penrith Playhouse

The ultimate tribute to country and Dolly Parton

Category: Entertainment

Peat Loaf

Peat Loaf

13th August 2022, Penrith Playhouse

Peat Loaf has now by overwhelming demand returned to his native United Kingdom. Since his return Peat Loaf has continued to build on his massive success so far having been crowned Official UK No.

Category: Entertainment

Made in the 80s

Made in the 80s

9th September 2022, Penrith Playhouse

Made In The 80s began their exciting musical voyage into recreating the hit sounds of the 1980s pop music world in 2019.

Category: Entertainment

The Jerseys Live

The Jerseys Live

18th September 2022, Penrith Playhouse

Join The Jerseys as we celebrate the timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

Category: Entertainment

Hobson's Choice

Hobson's Choice

12th - 15th October 2022, Penrith Playhouse

A classic comedy from the cobbles (and cobblers) of Lancashire, a play of compassion and warmth in which curmudgeonly bootmaker Henry Hobson has his options famously restricted.

Category: Entertainment

Potfest in the Pens

28th - 30th October 2022, Skirsgill Auction Mart

THE ORIGINAL POTTERS’ MARKET IN THE UK, EST. 1994. No art hype, no gallery glitz, just potters and public mixing in a down-to-earth setting.

Category: Arts

A Bunch of Amateurs

A Bunch of Amateurs

30th November - 3rd December 2022, Penrith Playhouse

Fading American action film hero Jefferson Steele thinks he has landed just the prestigious role he needs to boost his flagging career… but playing King Lear in Stratford isn’t quite turning out as he imagined!Jefferson arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford – only to find that this is not the birthplace of the Bard, but a sleepy Suffolk village.

Category: Entertainment

Make a night of it!

Make a night of it!
Where to stay in Penrith

Parking in Penrith

Parking in Penrith
Where to Park in the town

Full of flavour

Full of flavour
Great places to eat and drink