What’s on

Laal Ratty

What’s on – 2020

 

JAN/FEB  
 

up to 31/3

25/1

8/2

WHINLATTER FOREST & VISITOR CENTRE 

Guided alpaca walks alpacalyeverafter.co.uk 

Big Garden Birdwatch  11-1500 Birdwatching with RSPB 

Wassailing. Celebrate the apple tree and making cider. Booking essential

www.forestryengland.uk/whinlatter

17-19 FEB Adventure club. 10-1600 £60 for 3 days. Orienteering, den building, wildlife watching and much more                                  www.forestryengland.uk/whinlatter
13-15 FEB Banff Mountain Film Festival   19.30 www.theatrebythelake.com
17 JAN

21 FEB

FAIRTRADE AND LOCAL FARMERS MARKET Egremont Market hall 9.30 –1. Fairtrade refreshments, live music, demonstrations
3rd Friday 20 Mar, 17 Apr, 15 May,19 Jun,17 July,14 Aug,18 Sep, 16 Oct, 6 and 20 Nov, 4 and 18 Dec
27/2-1/3 Keswick Film festival  www.theatrebythelake.com
March  
6-15 Words by the Water at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick 11-2100
6 Special Egremont Fairtrade & Local Farmers and Craft market during Fairtrade Fortnight.
   
   
13

 

21-22/3

RAVENGLASS & ESKDALE STEAM RAILWAY                                Fish and Chips Trains -supper at Dalegarth 6pm £18.50         24/4, 29/5, 25/9 

The Gruffalo               

April

                     

Wordsworth House and Gardens Cockermouth events throughout the year  www.wordsworthhouse.org.uk

William Wordsworth 250th Birthday

28/3-19/4 Teddies go free. Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. (1 free child travels free with 1 full paying adult)
9/4  28/5, 30/7

13/8, 27/8

Steam to the Hills. Catch train to Eskdale Green, walk back over Muncaster Fell with LDNP Ranger.       
11-12/4 Easter fun with Peter Rabbit Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
  MUNCASTER CASTLE Blue Bell heaven  from April
   
   
May  
8-10 GALA Celebrate 60th anniversary Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation society.
7-10 Keswick Jazz and Blues Festival
15-17 Keswick Mountain Festival  www.keswickmountainfestival.co.uk
   
27-28/5 Eskdale Family Walks. Free guided 90 minute walk with LDNP Ranger around the Eskdale Valley. 12.10 and 14.15
   
   
JUNE  
   
   
   
13 & 14 RAVENGLASS & ESKDALE STEAM RAILWAY  Young engineers day out with Peter’s Railway 5+ 10-12.30
   
   
26-27 Woolfest  Mitchells Auction Cockermouth www.woolfest.co.uk
   
July  
3-5 Cockermouth Live – A festival of music, inspiration and family fun. www.cockermouthfestival.org
  Kids free Fridays during July and August. Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway (1 with full paying adult)
   
21/7 Ratty Days Meet Ratty the Water Vole at Dalegarth Station.
22 & 23 National Trust Activity Days www.ravenglass-railway.co.uk
   
   
August  
1st Cockermouth & District Agricultural Show
4/8 and 18/8 Ratty Days at Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
   
  Gosforth show
   
   
   
26 Ennerdale Show
September  
   
   
18-19 Egremont Crab Fair www.egremontcrabfair.com
26 Eskdale Show
   
October  
   
10 Wasdale Head Show
27/10-1/11 Halloween Week Muncaster
30-31 Truly Terrifying Ghost Train, Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway
   
November  
   
DECEMBER  
   
   

Exciting adventure trips
www.trektipi.co.uk Guided walks and overnight stay in a tepee on Whinlatter
www.westlakesadventure.co.uk activities around Eskdale and the Laal Ratty
www.honister.com Guided mine tours in England’s oldest working slate mine + climb the mine (for ages 10+ depends on height)
www.kingkongclimbingcentre.co.uk newly refurbished climbing wall, Keswick
www.plattyplus.co.uk tuition and hiring canoes, kayaks, sailing boats and Viking Longship Voyager trips.
Whinlatter Forest trails, mountain biking, adventure play with Stickman trails and Go Ape www.forestry.gov.uk