What’s On

What’s On in the Lake District & Cumbria 2022 and 2023

Find what’s on in the Lake District & Cumbria today, this week, weekend, this month and next. Look forward to what’s on in the Lake District in 2023.

Browse our list of Lake District events 2022 and 2023 below. Indoors or outdoors, there’s lots to do in the Lake District this year.
image of Keswick Mountain Festival on the shores of Derwentwater lake near Keswick in the Lake District

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Please follow the individual website links within each Lake District event page below to check the current status of the event. Some 2022 and 2023 events will require booking in advance.

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Tuesday, 6th December, 2022

Date/Time Event
06/12/2022


9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing Courses - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
06/12/2022

10:00 am - 4:30 pm
A Letter to the Earth from Beatrix | Allan Bank
Grasmere, Grasmere
06/12/2022

10:30 am
The Borrowers | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Wednesday, 7th December, 2022

Date/Time Event
07/12/2022

9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Forty Farms | Exhibition
Penrith, Penrith
07/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
07/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing Courses - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
07/12/2022

10:00 am - 4:30 pm
A Letter to the Earth from Beatrix | Allan Bank
Grasmere, Grasmere
07/12/2022

10:00 am
The Borrowers | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
07/12/2022

2:00 pm
The Borrowers | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
07/12/2022

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Adam Sutherland Grizedale Arts Director Talks: How Did We Get Here? Part 4
Ulverston, Ulverston

Thursday, 8th December, 2022

Date/Time Event
08/12/2022

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keswick Market
Keswick, Keswick
08/12/2022

9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Forty Farms | Exhibition
Penrith, Penrith
08/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
08/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing Courses - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
08/12/2022

10:30 am
The Borrowers | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Friday, 9th December, 2022

Date/Time Event
09/12/2022

9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cockermouth Weekly Outdoor Market
Cockermouth, Cockermouth Cumbria
09/12/2022

9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Forty Farms | Exhibition
Penrith, Penrith
09/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
09/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing Courses - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
09/12/2022

10:30 am
The Ballad of Rudy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
09/12/2022

2:00 pm
The Ballad of Rudy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
09/12/2022

2:00 pm
The Borrowers | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
09/12/2022

7:15 pm
The Borrowers | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
09/12/2022

9:00 pm
Appleby Castle Ghost Hunt
Appleby-in-Westmorland, Appleby-in-Westmorland

Saturday, 10th December, 2022

Date/Time Event
10/12/2022

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keswick Market
Keswick, Keswick
10/12/2022

9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Forty Farms | Exhibition
Penrith, Penrith
10/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
10/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing Courses - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
10/12/2022

10:30 am
The Ballad of Rudy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
10/12/2022

2:00 pm
The Ballad of Rudy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
10/12/2022

2:00 pm
The Borrowers | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
10/12/2022

7:30 pm
Carols at Beetham | Kendal South Choir
Milnthorpe, Milnthorpe

Sunday, 11th December, 2022

Date/Time Event
11/12/2022

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cockermouth Indoor Sunday Market and Car Boot
Cockermouth, Cockermouth Cumbria
11/12/2022

9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Forty Farms | Exhibition
Penrith, Penrith
11/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
11/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing Courses - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
11/12/2022

10:00 am - 4:30 pm
A Letter to the Earth from Beatrix | Allan Bank
Grasmere, Grasmere
11/12/2022

3:00 pm
Christmas Charity Concert | Committed2Rock | Threlkeld Village Hall
Threlkeld, Keswick

Monday, 12th December, 2022

Date/Time Event
12/12/2022

9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Forty Farms | Exhibition
Penrith, Penrith
12/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
12/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing Courses - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
12/12/2022

10:30 am
The Ballad of Rudy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
12/12/2022

10:30 am
The Borrowers | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
12/12/2022

2:00 pm
The Ballad of Rudy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Tuesday, 13th December, 2022

Date/Time Event
13/12/2022

9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Forty Farms | Exhibition
Penrith, Penrith
13/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
13/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing Courses - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
13/12/2022

10:00 am - 4:30 pm
A Letter to the Earth from Beatrix | Allan Bank
Grasmere, Grasmere
13/12/2022

10:30 am
The Ballad of Rudy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
13/12/2022

10:30 am
The Borrowers | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
13/12/2022

2:00 pm
The Ballad of Rudy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Wednesday, 14th December, 2022

Date/Time Event
14/12/2022

9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Forty Farms | Exhibition
Penrith, Penrith
14/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mountain and Wainwright Walks - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
14/12/2022

9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rock Climbing Courses - The Lakes Mountaineer
Ambleside, Ambleside
14/12/2022

10:00 am - 4:30 pm
A Letter to the Earth from Beatrix | Allan Bank
Grasmere, Grasmere
14/12/2022

10:00 am
The Ballad of Rudy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
14/12/2022

10:00 am
The Borrowers | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
14/12/2022

2:00 pm
The Ballad of Rudy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
14/12/2022

2:00 pm
The Borrowers | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Thursday, 15th December, 2022

Date/Time Event
15/12/2022

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keswick Market
Keswick, Keswick
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The image at the head of the page is courtesy of Keswick Mountain Festival and shows the main stage at the 2019 event on the shores of Derwentwater. Usually held in May or June, the Keswick Mountain Festival 2022 dates are now confirmed as 20th – 22nd May 2022.

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