Your Guide to What's on in Penrith

We’ve a busy and varied calendar of events and activities to enjoy in and around Penrith throughout the year. From theatre productions and concerts, to festivals and fun days, specialist markets, talks and conferences, there are options to suit all ages and interests. Why not plan your visit around an event, or see what’s on while you’re here.

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In Reserve

In Reserve

4th October - 20th December 2019, Penrith and Eden Museum, Middlegate

The current exhibition at Penrith and Eden Museum is a sequel to  one held at the museum in Winter 2017-18 - ‘New Subjects.

Category: Arts

Penrith Players - Ladies Down Under by Amanda Whittington

Penrith Players - Ladies Down Under by Amanda Whittington

17th - 19th October 2019, Penrith Players, The Playhouse, 1 Auction Mart Lane, Penrith , CA11 7JG

The ladies from the fish factory are back, this time in Australia, but as uproariously funny as ever.

Category: Arts, Entertainment

Half Term Mask Making Fun

Half Term Mask Making Fun

22nd October 2019, Penrith and Eden Museum, Middlegate

Learn how to make felt and create and magical Winter Droving Mask.  

Category: Arts, Family

Winter Droving

26th October 2019, Penrith Town Centre

Fire, Music, Masks and Mayhem in Pooley Bridge & Penrith Town Centre. The two day festival encourages visitors to dress up and 'join the herd' by donning a mask, dressing up as a farmer and enjoying the entertainment.

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Family

Rememberance talk:  'The loss of the Australian cruiser HMAS Sydney'

Rememberance talk: 'The loss of the Australian cruiser HMAS Sydney'

30th October 2019, Penrith Library

A talk about the loss of HMAS Sydney followed by a code-breaking exercise.

Category: Arts

Plug & Play presents Delagrave

Plug & Play presents Delagrave

3rd November 2019, Penrith Playhouse Bar

Formed in early 2016, Delagrave started as the solo project of singer/songwriter Lauryn Graves. With the help of producer Rory McDonald, Delagrave has been featured frequently on BBC radio Cumbria and her song ‘Clean’ was played on The Huw Stephens show on BBC Radio 1 in 2017.

Category: Entertainment

Eden Volunteering Fair

Eden Volunteering Fair

6th November 2019, Penrith Methodist Church, 10 Wordsworth Street, Penrith

Next Eden Volunteering FairWednesday 6 November 201912noon-1.30pm, Penrith Methodist Church, 10 Wordsworth Street, PenrithVolunteers can chat to a large range of different organisations that are looking to recruit volunteers and can drop in at any time to this event.

Category: Promotion

ITC First Aid at Work

25th November - 27th October 2019, Newton Rigg College, Penrith

First aid is the crucial initial care provided for illness or injury within the workplace until actual medical treatment can be given, if it is necessary.

Category: Promotion

Shap - from Trackway to Trunk Road with Friends of Penrith and Eden Museum

26th November 2019, Quaker Meeting House, Meeting House Lane , Penrith

Tuesday, 26th November 2019 Shap - from Trackway to Trunk Road Liz Amos    This talk is illustrated with photographs from the Shap Local History Archive and from members of the Society.

Category: Arts, Entertainment

Penrith Sparkle

Penrith Sparkle

30th November 2019, Penrith Town Centre

A day to celebrate the great range of shops in Penrith - the perfect antidote to Black Friday On 30th November 2019 Penrith will kick off the Festive Season.

Category: Entertainment, Family

Plug & Play presents Zero Fret Club and Swing Machine

Plug & Play presents Zero Fret Club and Swing Machine

1st December 2019, Penrith Playhouse

A fantastic double bill of Gypsy Jazz to blow your mind.

Category: Entertainment

ITC Emergency First AId at Work

3rd December 2019, Newton Rigg College, Penrith

Employers have to risk assess their workplace first aid requirements and the 1-day Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) qualification is one of the qualifications for this purpose.

Category: Promotion

Make a night of it!

Make a night of it!
Where to stay in Penrith

Parking in Penrith

Parking in Penrith
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Full of flavour

Full of flavour
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