As the world is set to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, Theatre by the Lake brings a human perspective to the international bloodbath and drills into the motivation of not only the soldiers but also the artists who captured the horrific reality of...

L’Enclume, the UK’s best restaurant, will offer a one-off pop-up event at Kendal College as part of this year’s Kendal Festival of Food. Simon Ro...
An adventure from an idyllic childhood has sailed into its native lake district this Christmas as Theatre by the Lake launch Arthur Ransome’s Swallows...
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Public computers in all of Cumbria's libraries will be unavailable this weekend. Cumbria County Council is undertaking essential maintenance work to i...
110th Rydal Sheepdog Trials and Hound show takes place on Thursday August, 15, 2013 at Rydal Park, Ambleside. From 9am, there will be Novice...
Cumbria Contemporary invites you to an amazing and inspiring audio adventure based around the shores of Windermere this summer: The Wray Weekender....
Renovation work has now started at the new Lakes Distillery at Setmurthy, near Bassenthwaite in West Cumbria. The distillery, the first in Cumbria for over 100 years, will see a multi-million pound...
The March Orton Farmer’s Market (8 March) is carrying on a Pancake theme from Shrove Tuesday (4 March) and featuring a wide range of ideas for pancake fillings, savoury and sweet, with ingredients...
Thanks to the support of Cumbria County Council, Eden Arts have launched the first ‘Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year’ award, as part of their ‘C-Art’ project. Cumbrian artists aged 15-24 are invited...
Sitting on the far eastern side of the Lake District National Park, Haweswater is one of the trickier lakes to get to and because of that it’s usually one of the quietest, writes Beth Pipe. To get...