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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Saturday, 4th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
04/03/2023


10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
04/03/2023

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Beginnings | Exhibition at Brewery Art's Centre
Kendal, Kendal
04/03/2023

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Moonlit Sing | Whinlatter
Keswick, Keswick

Sunday, 5th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
05/03/2023

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cockermouth Indoor Sunday Market and Car Boot
Cockermouth, Cockermouth Cumbria
05/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
05/03/2023

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Canterville Ghost | for children and young families
Ulverston, Ulverston

Monday, 6th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
06/03/2023

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

Tuesday, 7th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
07/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
07/03/2023

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

Wednesday, 8th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
08/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
08/03/2023

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

Thursday, 9th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
09/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
09/03/2023

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

Friday, 10th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
10/03/2023

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

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Beginnings | Exhibition at Brewery Art's Centre
Kendal, Kendal
10/03/2023

7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Friday Night Live | Comedy
Ulverston, Ulverston

Saturday, 11th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
11/03/2023

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keswick Market
Keswick, Keswick
11/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
11/03/2023

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

7:30 pm
Beethoven 9th “Ode to Joy” Concert | Westmorland Orchestra and Cumbria Festival Chorus
Kendal, Kendal
11/03/2023

7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
National Youth Jazz Orchestra presents Dizzy Gillespie Sextet
Ulverston, Ulverston

Sunday, 12th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
12/03/2023

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cockermouth Indoor Sunday Market and Car Boot
Cockermouth, Cockermouth Cumbria
12/03/2023

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

Monday, 13th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
13/03/2023

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

Tuesday, 14th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
14/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Experimental Quilt making 4 week course
Kendal, Kendal
14/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
14/03/2023

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

Wednesday, 15th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
15/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
15/03/2023

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

Thursday, 16th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
16/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
16/03/2023

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

Friday, 17th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
17/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
17/03/2023

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

Saturday, 18th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
18/03/2023

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keswick Market
Keswick, Keswick
18/03/2023

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Canoe & Bushcraft Day on Coniston Water
Coniston, Coniston
18/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Needle felted hare workshop
Kendal, Kendal
18/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
18/03/2023

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Beginnings | Exhibition at Brewery Art's Centre
Kendal, Kendal
18/03/2023

7:15 pm
Jaywalkers | Live Music
Threlkeld, Keswick

Sunday, 19th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
19/03/2023

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cockermouth Indoor Sunday Market and Car Boot
Cockermouth, Cockermouth Cumbria
19/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
19/03/2023

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
BGKT Open Meeting | Buddhist Group of Kendal
Kendal, Kendal

Monday, 20th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
20/03/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
20/03/2023

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

Tuesday, 21st March, 2023

Date/Time Event
21/03/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
21/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
21/03/2023

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

Wednesday, 22nd March, 2023

Date/Time Event
22/03/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
22/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
22/03/2023

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

Thursday, 23rd March, 2023

Date/Time Event
23/03/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
23/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
23/03/2023

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Beginnings | Exhibition at Brewery Art's Centre
Kendal, Kendal
23/03/2023

7:30 pm
From The West End, With Love | Concert with Stars of the West End
Barrow-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness

Friday, 24th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
24/03/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
24/03/2023

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Unearthed, an installation by Amy Williams | Blackwell - the Arts and Crafts house
Bowness-on-Windermere, Bowness-on-Windermere
24/03/2023

11:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Beginnings | Exhibition at Brewery Art's Centre
Kendal, Kendal
24/03/2023

7:30 pm
From The West End, With Love | Concert with Stars of the West End
Barrow-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness

Saturday, 25th March, 2023

Date/Time Event
25/03/2023

8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Keswick Market
Keswick, Keswick
25/03/2023

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guided Walks or Scrambles with The Lakes Mountaineer – Mountains, Hills and Wainwrights
Ambleside, Ambleside
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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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