What’s On Lake District 2023

What’s On in the Lake District & Cumbria in 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 2023 Lake District events 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 2023 events will require booking in advance.

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Thursday, 23rd February, 2023

Date/Time Event
23/02/2023


11:00 am
The Adventures of the Little Red Hen | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
23/02/2023

2:00 pm
The Adventures of the Little Red Hen | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
23/02/2023

7:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Godland
Keswick, Keswick

Friday, 24th February, 2023

Date/Time Event
24/02/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Winter Walks with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
24/02/2023

9:30 am - 5:00 pm
BounceFest in Kirkby Lonsdale
Kirkby Lonsdale, Kirkby Lonsdale
24/02/2023

9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wild Water | Art Exhibition
Kendal, Kendal
24/02/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
24/02/2023

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Beginnings | Exhibition at Brewery Art's Centre
Kendal, Kendal
24/02/2023

12:00 pm
I Want My Hat Back Trilogy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
24/02/2023

1:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Enys Men
Keswick, Keswick
24/02/2023

1:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | In Front of Your Face
Keswick, Keswick
24/02/2023

2:00 pm
I Want My Hat Back Trilogy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
24/02/2023

3:15 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Return To Dust
Keswick, Keswick
24/02/2023

3:30 pm
Keswick Film Festival | More Than Ever
Keswick, Keswick
24/02/2023

6:30 pm
Keswick Film Festival | A Bird Flew In
Keswick, Keswick
24/02/2023

6:30 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Sick Of Myself
Keswick, Keswick
24/02/2023

7:15 pm
North Sea Gas | Live Music
Threlkeld, Keswick
24/02/2023

7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Whitney: Queen Of The Night | Direct from The West End
Ulverston, Ulverston
24/02/2023

9:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Rimini
Keswick, Keswick
24/02/2023

9:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Winners
Keswick, Keswick

Saturday, 25th February, 2023

Date/Time Event
25/02/2023

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keswick Market
Keswick, Keswick
25/02/2023

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Stickle Ghyll, Gorge Walking in Langdale
Ambleside, Ambleside
25/02/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Winter Walks with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
25/02/2023

9:30 am - 5:00 pm
BounceFest in Kirkby Lonsdale
Kirkby Lonsdale, Kirkby Lonsdale
25/02/2023

9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wild Water | Art Exhibition
Kendal, Kendal
25/02/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
25/02/2023

11:00 am
I Want My Hat Back Trilogy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
25/02/2023

11:00 am
Keswick Film Festival | Chile '76
Keswick, Keswick
25/02/2023

11:00 am
Keswick Film Festival | Fadia's Tree
Keswick, Keswick
25/02/2023

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Beginnings | Exhibition at Brewery Art's Centre
Kendal, Kendal
25/02/2023

11:15 am
Keswick Film Festival | EO
Penrith, Penrith
25/02/2023

2:00 pm
I Want My Hat Back Trilogy | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick
25/02/2023

2:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | What Do We See When We Look At The Sky
Keswick, Keswick
25/02/2023

2:15 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Lunana, A Yak in the Classroom
Penrith, Penrith
25/02/2023

4:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Dark Sky Canoeing on Coniston Water | Path to Adventure
Coniston, Coniston
25/02/2023

5:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Blue Jean
Keswick, Keswick
25/02/2023

5:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Full Time
Keswick, Keswick
25/02/2023

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Megaslam Wrestling | 2023 Live Tour
Ulverston, Ulverston
25/02/2023

8:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Pacifiction
Keswick, Keswick
25/02/2023

8:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Tori and Lokita
Keswick, Keswick

Sunday, 26th February, 2023

Date/Time Event
26/02/2023

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cockermouth Indoor Sunday Market and Car Boot
Cockermouth, Cockermouth Cumbria
26/02/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Winter Walks with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
26/02/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
26/02/2023

11:00 am
Keswick Film Festival | Alcarras
Penrith, Penrith
26/02/2023

11:00 am
Keswick Film Festival | All The Beauty and the Bloodshed
Keswick, Keswick
26/02/2023

2:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Joyland
Keswick, Keswick
26/02/2023

2:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | The Blue Caftan
Penrith, Penrith
26/02/2023

5:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Boy From Heaven
Keswick, Keswick
26/02/2023

5:00 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Rodeo
Penrith, Penrith
26/02/2023

8:30 pm
Keswick Film Festival | Broker
Keswick, Keswick

Monday, 27th February, 2023

Date/Time Event
27/02/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Winter Walks with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
27/02/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere

Tuesday, 28th February, 2023

Date/Time Event
28/02/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Winter Walks with The Lakes Mountaineer
Langdale, Langdale
28/02/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
28/02/2023

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Beginnings | Exhibition at Brewery Art's Centre
Kendal, Kendal
28/02/2023

7:30 pm
How Not To Drown | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Wednesday, 1st March, 2023

Date/Time Event
01/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
01/03/2023

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Beginnings | Exhibition at Brewery Art's Centre
Kendal, Kendal
01/03/2023

7:30 pm
How Not To Drown | Theatre by the Lake
Keswick, Keswick

Thursday, 2nd March, 2023

Date/Time Event
02/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
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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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