How does a night under the stars sleeping in a shepherd’s hut sound, or what about a chance to live like a hobbit in an underground hideaway? According to latest figures there has been a steady increase in the choice of ‘alternative’ accommodation on offer to...

This autumn Lakes Culture brings you a colourful and creative season of art about comics, colour and the environment, theatre about Cumbria, China and...
This summer Lakes Culture has a sizzling series of art, theatre and musical performances to inspire and satisfy the biggest cultural appetite in the L...
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...
Take a trip back to the 1950s and be captivated by the style of the era and the plot twists of the classic Frederick Knott thriller Dial M For Murder writes Karen Morley-Chesworth. You couldn’t pick...
If you’re spending a full day at Woolfest (or both days) and you’ve had an early start, the catering options are quite an important factor in your having a good day.  Given that Mitchell’s...
In the weeks just before Woolfest, some of the final pieces fall into place and they’re often the things that make that particular year’s event unique.  This year is no exception. On an...
The new summer season at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick opens with a traditional British comedy from the 1950s Watch It, Sailor! by writing duo Philip King and Falkland L.Cary writes Karen Morley-...