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Events in Lancashire and Cumbria

What's on in Lancashire and Cumbria?

Lancashire and Cumbria are bustling with events that cater to a wide range of interests, such as a nostalgic 1940s weekend or spectacular kite festivals. Music lovers can revel in various festivals, while those looking for culinary experiences won’t be disappointed. There's something for everyone!

With so many shows, festivals, parties, fairs, sporting challenges, these counties are a hub of activity and excitement. Here in the North West, we love to celebrate everything from people to landscape!

Please check with the event organisers before attending to ensure the event is still taking place.

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28th Jun | 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th July 2024 | Pooley Bridge, CA10 2NN

Ullswater 'Steamers' Gin Cruises

Indulge in a gin-tasting experience like no other! Ullswater 'Steamers' have joined forces with Chestnut House for an evening of botanical delights against the backdrop of stunning Ullswater. Live music from Fiona Hanlon. 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Departs/returns: Pooley Bridge pier

29th and 30th June 2024 | Ravenglass, CA18 1SW

Bluey & Bingo | Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway

The railway is excited to host Bluey and Bingo for their first visit. They will be making personal appearances at regular intervals each day at the Ravenglass Museum. Remember to bring your cameras!

Pooley Bridge Pier, CA10 2NN

Ullswater 'Steamers' Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Head to Pooley Bridge on the shores of beautiful Ullswater and hop aboard a cruise for a two-hour evening cruise with a fish & chip supper accompanied by musical entertainment from Pete Lashley. This cruise departs Pooley Bridge pier at 7 pm, returning at 9pm.

3 July to 7 July 2024 | Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 5LD

Lytham Festival

Headlining this year are Madness, Shania Twain, Rag ‘N Bone Man, The Courteeners, Hozier, James and many, many more!

6th July 2024 | Departs/returns: Pooley Bridge pier, CA10 2NN

Ullswater 'Steamers' Birkett Trophy Cruise

Come and join our spectator cruise for the Ullswater Yacht Club’s biggest event of the year, the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy race. Race commentary on board. You are welcome to bring your own picnic and our licensed bar will be open, so you can toast the celebrations in style! 12:00 - 3:00pm.

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, Ravenglass, CA18 1SW

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway - Pie & Mash!

Hop aboard the La'al Ratty for an enchanting evening train ride. Your ticket covers a round trip, starting at Ravenglass station, with pie and mash served upon arrival at Dalegarth station in Eskdale. Please note that a diesel locomotive is used for this journey.

Images of Keswick and Holker Hall courtesy of
Thanks to Jeff Ashton for the Birkett Trophy Cruise image.

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