NORTHERN CRAFT 2017
This beer festivals is brilliant, especially when the sun shines. They have been doing these festivals twice a year since 2007. Their Fans reckon they are just about the best beer events around.They choose their breweries and let them show 3 or 4, sometimes more of their beers. It’s not about cramming in as many different beers as possible. It’s about showcasing the breweries, and getting the brewers along. It’s all about British craft brewing… what’s new, who’s new, what’s stood the test of time, but most of all… what’s good. It’s mostly cask. But there’s a fair amount of keg too.The festival take’s over the whole brewery. They have plenty of cellars and cold room, so all the beer is properly cold and served from at least 3 bars. It’s a family affair… kids, dogs, babes in arms, great grandmas, weird brewers all welcome. Food all day, live music and great beer.
Penrith Show 2017
The PENRITH AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY held the first Penrith Show in 1834. Since then this annual celebration is held on the fourth Saturday in July each year, with the 2017 show on 22nd July. The show has gathered much momentum in recent years. With a wide spectrum of competition classes for farm livestock, arable, horses, rabbits, poultry, show jumping, industrial and horticulture, to a host of local trade stands, food hall and rural crafts marquee.
Coniston Country Fair 2017
Set in a stunning setting on the shores of Coniston Water, Coniston Country Fair is a traditional Lakeland Show offering visitors an enthralling insight into traditional Cumbrian Life. The show attracts thousands of visitors and locals alike each year and there is something for everyone with shows for Fell Foxhounds, Terriers, Beagles and Lurchers. Farming is represented with shows for Herdwick Sheep and Sheepdogs as well as traditional Cumbrian Walking Sticks.
Kendal Calling 2017
Kendal Calling is an music festival held annually at Lowther Deer Park in the heart of the Lake District. It has grown from a two-day, 900 capacity event in 2006 to a 12,000 capacity three-day music festival. Kendal Calling has 9 stages and has featured live performances from notable artists such as Blondie, Pendulum, Doves, Dizzee Rascal, James, Mumford & Sons, Calvin Harrisand British Sea Power.
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