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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Forty Farms Outdoor Exhibition Trail

Forty Farms Outdoor Exhibition Trail

11th November 2023 - 30th April 2024, Low Sizergh Barn, Sizergh, Kendal LA8 8AE

A unique outdoor exhibition for the whole family, based on the award-winning book, Forty Farms by Lakeland Photographer of the Year, Amy Bateman, and in association with H&H.

Category: Family

Great Print Exhibition Nine

Great Print Exhibition Nine

6th February - 3rd March 2024, Rheged Centre

Now in its 9th year, this celebration of Printmaking is one of the leading exhibitions of its kind in the UK.

Category: Arts

Wonka

Wonka

23rd - 24th February 2024, Alhambra Cinema - Penrith

An origin story that explores the vivid, mythical beginnings of the imaginative young inventor before he becomes the renowned scrumdiddlyumptious Mozart of chocolate.

Category: Family

The Zone of Interest

The Zone of Interest

23rd - 27th February 2024, Alhambra Cinema - Penrith

The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife, Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp.

Category: Entertainment

Wicked Little Letters

Wicked Little Letters

23rd - 27th February 2024, Alhambra Cinema - Penrith

When the residents of Littlehampton start receiving letters filled with obscenities and hilarious profanity, Rose, a rambunctious Irish immigrant, is accused of the crime.

Category: Entertainment

The Straits UK - The UK's leading Dire Straits Tribute

The Straits UK - The UK's leading Dire Straits Tribute

24th February 2024, Penrith Playhouse, Auction Mart Lane

Performing all the hits from The Dire Straits back catalogue, with authenticity that has been likened to ‘listening to the real thing’ by many.

Category: Entertainment

Peppa Pig's Cinema Party

Peppa Pig's Cinema Party

24th - 25th February 2024, Alhambra Cinema - Penrith

This year Peppa Pig celebrates her 20th anniversary and to mark such a HUGE occasion she is throwing the MOST EPIC PARTY EVER – and all of her friends are INVITED! (That’s YOU!) Featuring the voices of Katy Perry as Ms.

Category: Family

Migration

Migration

24th - 25th February 2024, Alhambra Cinema - Penrith

A family of ducks decides to leave the safety of a New England pond for an adventurous trip to Jamaica.

Category: Entertainment

Maybe Dick

Maybe Dick

6th March 2024, Penrith Playhouse, Auction Mart Lane

Herman Melville's classic tale of revenge and retribution is retold in this inventive, comic retelling on the high seas from the company behind‘Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show’ and ‘Dracula! One Bloody Fang After Another’.

Category: Arts

Penrith Repair Cafe

9th March 2024, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

Bring your broken household items for the team of talented volunteers to fix. We can look at electricals, textiles, jewellery, ornaments and more.

Category: Arts

Bottomless Brunch Afternoon!

Bottomless Brunch Afternoon!

9th March 2024, Grants of Castlegate, 54 Castlegate, Penrith CA11 7HY

Bottomless Brunch Returns! To start: a choice of classic breakfast pastries with a fresh fruit platter.

Category: Food

Penrith Repair Cafe

13th April 2024, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

Bring your broken household items for the team of talented volunteers to fix. We can look at electricals, textiles, jewellery, ornaments and more.

Category: Arts

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