Events 2019

Penrith Farmers Market


March to December

Held on the 3rd Tuesday each month between 9.30am - 2.30pm. Penrith Farmers' Market offers a tempting array of local specialities, seasonal produce and distinctive crafts, all within the heart of town.  Fresh local food, while learning where it came from and how it was grown or made.

Penrith Goes Orange


Sunday March 17th 2019

Penrith will, quite literally, turn orange, with an amazing array of orange-themed market stalls, fabulously decorated shop windows, plus brilliant music and entertainment.  It’s quite simply the stickiest day out in Cumbria  for humans and bears alike! Meet Paddington too! This event runs alongside the Dalemain Marmalde Festival

Penrith May Day Carnival


Monday 2nd May 2019

Festivities & entertainmentin the Market Square St. Andrew’s churchyard, Middlegate, King Street, New Squares & Great Dockray. Attractions will include various forms of entertainment, a fun fair, vintage cars and tractors, as well as a parade through the town centre.

Penrith Winter Droving Carnival


27th October 2019

The Penrith Winter Droving is bursting with fantastic live music, street performers plus vintage funfair set across 4 stages. Penrith’s largest local food & craft market, Parade,  Drovers Cup, Dog’s Fancy Dress Competition, magical Fire & Light procession and much more!



26th, 27th & 28th July 2019

100 exhibitors invited from all over Europe and beyond. All with very distinctive individual styles, all passionate about working with clay 

Potfest ceramic shows - putting public and potters together. Meet the potters, talk pots, and buy direct from the maker.

Kendal Calling


25th to 28th July 2019

Kendal Calling is an independent music festival held annually at Lowther Deer Park in the Lake District, Cumbria. It has grown from a two-day, 900 capacity event in 2006 to a 25,000 capacity 4-day music festival of today, attracting visitors of all ages.