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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Live Music

Live Music

4th August 2024, The George Hotel, Devonshire Street

A new face to The George Hotel and cannot wait to welcome him in !  Robert  Smith played professionally for many years all over the world including stints on cruise ships before returning back to his native Penrith.

Category: Entertainment

Garden Days at Dalemain

Garden Days at Dalemain

5th August - 4th November 2024, Dalemain Mansion

Join us at Dalemain’s Historic Gardens for our informative and fun gardening days, giving you the unique opportunity to follow a garden through the seasons at close hand, whilst working alongside a small group of people.

Category: Family

Alston Art Group Summer Art Exhibition

Alston Art Group Summer Art Exhibition

9th - 26th August 2024, St Augustine's Church, Alston

Alston Art Group is holding our annual art exhibion at St Augustins Church, Alston  10am-4pm Monday - Saturday and Sunday afternoons Our preview evening is on Friday 9th August between 6-8pm.

Category: Arts

Live Music

Live Music

17th August 2024, The George Hotel, Devonshire Street

Welcome back The Hoo,can't wait to see you again ! Come and grab a pint of Real Ale and listen to t

Category: Entertainment

Kings, Witches, Lovers, and Souls: A Compass of Cumbrian Legends

Kings, Witches, Lovers, and Souls: A Compass of Cumbrian Legends

30th - 31st August 2024, Penrith Playhouse

This new opera from Jen Hartley takes audiences anticlockwise around old Cumbria from west to north, pausing to uncover old tales of battles, spirits, loyalty, love, betrayal, and superstition.

Category: Arts

Live music

Live music

1st September 2024, The George Hotel

Pop in and say hi to Squeezebox, such an amazing band. Very excited to be welcoming them back to The

Category: Entertainment

Abba Night! at The George

Abba Night! at The George

7th September 2024, The George Hotel

All your favourite ABBA hits & party classics with THE DYNAMOS. Incredible vocals, choreography, cos

Category: Entertainment

Scotty D

Scotty D

14th September 2024, The George Hotel, Devonshire Street

So looking forward to welcolming Scotty D back to The George, an old favourite and very popular ! S

Category: Entertainment

Dalemain Harvest Festival

Dalemain Harvest Festival

15th September 2024, Dalemain Mansion

A celebration of the harvest in the courtyard at Dalemain with vintage tractors, horses, cider pressing, bees, food and drink.

Category: Family

Live music

Live music

29th September 2024, The George Hotel

Live Music is back at The George Hotel with Paul Day

Category: Entertainment

Live Music

Live Music

12th October 2024, The George Hotel, Devonshire Street

Welcoming The Inhalers, back to The George Hotel, local duo, a duo not to be missed ! Treat yourself to our delicious food on offer, and sample the Real Ales and Local Gin we have to offer.

Category: Entertainment

Live Music

Live Music

27th October 2024, The George Hotel, Devonshire Street

Adam Day - keyboards, rhythm guitar and vocals Adam fell into live music quite by accident a few years ago after accepting a challenge to sing with a band following one drink too many at his local rugby club.

Category: Entertainment

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