What’s on in July 2018

A Selection Local Events and Activities

Further information available at www.visiteden.co.uk and www.golakes.co.uk.

04,11,18,25/07/18   Fish & Chip Supper Cruise, Ullswater ‘Steamers’, The Pier House, Glenridding, Penrith, CA11 0US

Opening Times: Departs 7pm returns approx. 9pm.

Our famous fish supper cruises return on-board a two hour evening cruise with musical entertainment from Pete Lashley. Every Wednesday evening from 20th June to 5th September.

Ticket price Adult £20 (Children under 13 £16) includes two hour evening cruise, fish and chip supper (veggie option available on booking) and live entertainment. Dogs not permitted. Departs Pooley Bridge Pier at 7pm returns approx. 9pm.

For further details: Ullswater ‘Steamers’ Enquiries – Telephone: 017684 82229


07/07/18   Skelton Agricultural Show, Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, CA11 9TH

Skelton Show is now to be held on the first Saturday in July in the picturesque setting of Old Park, Hutton-in-the Forest near Penrith, Cumbria. It is a popular traditional Cumbrian Agricultural show with something for all the family.

For further details see: www.visiteden.co.uk/what-s-on     Telephone: 01768 484122


21/07/18   Penrith on a Plate, Penrith, CA11

Opening time:  10am – 4pm

Sample some of the finest foods and beverages lovingly produced in Eden and beyond at the annual Penrith on a Plate food festival day.
This picturesque market town right in the heart of Cumbria hosts the talented artisans behind award-winning produce and crafts.
Add in a hearty helping of fab local music and street entertainment, and it’s a delicious day out for foodies and families alike.

For further details see: www.golakes.co.uk/Penrith-Penrith-on-a-Plate/details


14/07 to 15/07/18  Langwathby Art Mart, Langwathby Primary School, Langwathby, CA10 1ND

Opening times:  Sat 10am –  5pm     Sun 10am – 4pm

Langwathby Art Mart is an exhibition and sale of Cumbrian Artist’s work alongside the work of children from Langwathby School.

For further details see: www.langwathby.cumbria.sch.uk


28/07/18  Penrith Agricultural Show, Brougham Hall Farm, Brougham, Penrith, CA10 2DE

The Penrith Agricultural Society held the first Penrith Show in 1834. Since then this annual celebration is held on the fourth Saturday in July each year, with the 2018 show on 28th July. The show has gathered much momentum in recent years. With a wide spectrum of competition classes for farm livestock, arable, horses, rabbits, poultry, show jumping, industrial and horticulture, to a host of local trade stands, food hall and rural crafts marquee.

For further details see: www.visiteden.co.uk/what-s-on


27/07 to 29/07/18  Potfest in the Park, Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, CA11 9TH

An amazing day out amongst some of the most creative makers in clay from all over the UK, Europe and beyond in the magnificent surroundings of Hutton-in-the-Forest, near Penrith.

The venue, Hutton-in-the-Forest, is a cultural destination in itself with its walled garden, topiary terraces and woodland walks. The ceramics festival takes place in and around marquees in front of the castle, with the potter’s competition pieces on the lawn, juxtaposing ancient architecture and modern ceramics.

For further details see: www.visiteden.co.uk/what-s-on


Throughout July:  Rheged Centre,  Redhills, Penith, CA11 0DQ

The Rheged Centre is an award winning visitor attraction just outside Penrith on the A66.

Throughout May there are a number of events and activities taking place including;

  • Cultural Events
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Family theatre
  • Exhibitions
  • Cookery classes
  • Story Telling
  • Cinema / film club
  • Lots of interactive workshops

All these things along with soft-play, shops and cafes.  There literally is something for everyone!

For further details see: www.rheged.com


Throughout July:  The National Trust, Cumbria

The National Trusts properties in Cumbria host a wealth of events and activities throughout the year.

Visit their website and search for things to do in Cumbria.  There’s something for all ages and abilities including;

  • Beatrix Potter associated events
  • House and Garden Tours
  • Treasure Trails
  • Guided Walks
  • William Wordsworth associated events
  • Outdoor activities

For further details see: www.nationaltrust.org.uk.