You’re never bored at our bed and breakfast the Lake District
Here is our recommended spring events in the Lake District that you can enjoy whilst staying at our bed and breakfast in the Lake District
We’re blessed with some stunning early spring scenery. And although much of the activity to focused on walking, climbing and the great outdoors, there is much much much more to the Lake District than this: festivals, restaurants, gardens, sporting events of all kinds, workshops, exhibitions to name but a few.
Our diary of ideas are all within easy reach of our bed and breakfast in the Lake District if you don’t fancy walking up a hill!
We haven’t included the weekly events such as bird watching at Brockholes, evening cruises on Lake Winderemere, farmers markets or regular guided walks across Morecambe Bay!
Abbots Hall in Kendal there’sa a Claude Monet show -from January 12th till April 28th- called Claude Monet Haystacks: The Snow Effect when he persuaded a local farmer in Giverny to leave a collection of haystacks in his field
Lakes Ignite celebrates six specially commissioned contemporary artworks to celebrate the Lake District’s World Heritage cultural landscape.
At Rheged in Penrith there is an exhibition called The Great Print Exhibition which looks excellent
Film, Music, Festivals and Theatre
Constructure is a group of four artists from the north of England; Artists Benedict Rutherford, Jamie Barnes, David Armes and Bonnie Craig. Each artist explores constructs and structures using printmaking processes including letterpress, etching, lino-cut printing, trace monotype and screenprint
Over the week end of the 23rd, 24th and 25th March there’s Bowness Bay Blues. In its 7th year something that started small last year was a sell out!
On the 31st March at Zeffirellis in Ambleside there’s a welcome return for the Grammy-longlisted guitarist, Neil C Young Trio presenting a varied repertoire showcasing his consummate skill and tracks from his latest album
Kendal’s Calling Festival
Looking further ahead in July there’s the award winning Festival Kendal Calling but you need to book your ticket now as it will be sold out. Head line acts include Catfish and The Bottlemen, The Libertines, Run DMC and Hacienda Classic
Theatre by the Lake has announced an exciting programme kicking off in the spring with Hymn to Love- Homage to Piaf followed by the English Touring Theatre with a production of Street Car Named Desire (April 3rd to April 28th) and Great Expectations later in the spring
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