21st – 24th September – Festival of the Fells
Festival of the Fells is essentially a celebration of all things Fells and our love for Ambleside! “It’s a mountain, outdoor-activity and cultural festival”.
13th – 15th October – Comic Art Festival
The only event of its kind in the U.K.! Taking over the whole town of Kendal, the Comic Art Festival has something for everyone, whether you’re new to Comic Art or have been a fan for years. This year there will be over 70 artists showcased for you to enjoy.
22nd October – Autumn Wedding Fair at Newby Bridge Hotel
Newby Bridge Hotel is part of the South Lakes Hotels group - come and have a look around at our Wedding Fayre, meet local suppliers and get some great ideas for your special day. All visitors will receive a welcome drink, goody bag and chance to win Sunday Lunch for Two!
28th – 29th October – Kendal Wool Gathering
2017 marks the fifth year for Kendal Wool Gathering. “Kendal Wool Gathering mixes demonstrations, fun activities and displays, all connected to the cloth on which the town’s wealth was built.”
4th – 5th November – Holker Winter Market
Over 80 stalls to indulge in showing you the best local produce that will be available over the festive season. Don’t forget to take a visit to the Courtyard Café! There is also live music and street entertainment to enjoy! For more information, please visit here.
16th – 19th November – Kendal Mountain Festival
Kendal Mountain Festival is an award winning event which has been running successfully for the past 17 years! A must for any outdoor enthusiasts or, well, anyone! There’s always really insightful and is host to an International Film `Competition – definitely a must see.
17th – 20th November – Kendal Mountain Literature Festival
New for 2017! Alongside the Mountain Festival will now be a Literature Festival, celebrating the “very best in nature, landscape and places”.