Livestock has always been a vital part of Woolfest – the venue in a livestock mart makes it possible and, for many, the Rare Breed Parade and the opportunities to talk to farmers and breeders are highlights of their visit.

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Environment Minister Rory Stewart is urging all would-be walkers and have-a-go-hikers to visit their nearest National Park or public woodland this Ban...
The Jennings Keswick Jazz Festival celebrates its silver jubilee in 2016 with a four-day jazz extravaganza featuring some of the very best UK and inte...
A Ceilidh for Christian Aid - St. Mary's church in Threlkeld, with the support of Threlkeld Activities Association is again holding a ceilidh to...
Kim Moore, from Barrow in Furness, and Andrew Forster, from Grange over Sands, have had their poetry collections selected for this year’s Read Regiona...
A new open-top bus service is winding its way down the shores of Ullswater – sometimes dubbed as ‘England’s most beautiful lake’ – thanks to support f...
The historic market town of Broughton-in-Furness will be ringing to the sound of a centuries old ritual at noon on 1 August, with the annual proclamat...
Don’t miss the chance to try sailing in Cumbria during this Olympic year when RYA Push the Out returns! The nationwide ‘have-a-go’ campaign gives all comers the chance to get on the water for free or...
A specialist architectural metalworkers based in South Cumbria has welcomed the arrival of a French Journeyman whose ambition has been to work as an artisan metalworker in England. Arthur-Alexis...
This year’s World Tapir Day today Wednesday (27 April) is an extra special celebration at the Lake District Wildlife Park (LDWLP) near Keswick. The park has a family of four Brazilian Tapirs,...
Work is well underway on a major new project to create a café, shop and Victorian walled garden on the Lingholm Estate which sits on the western shore of Derwentwater near Keswick – all due to open...