Events 2018

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

Saturday March 17th 2018

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!

Penrith Winter Droving

Saturday 27th October 2018

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

Penrith May Day Carnival

Monday 7th May

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.


26th to 29th July 2018

Over 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

26th to 29th July 2018

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.