Your Guide to What's on in Penrith

CORONOVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: During this difficult times, many events are being postponed or cancelled. Please check directly with the event organiser before making a journey to an event, even if it is still listed on the calendar. Thank you

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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Everton Soccer School

31st March - 2nd April 2020, Penrith RUFC

For the best time with a football outside of Goodison Park, why not sign your child up to take part in Everton in the Community's Soccer School? Run by trained coaches from the Club, the Soccer Schools offer young people the chance to develop their skills and learn new techniques in a safe, fun environment.

Category: Family

Stanelli’s Super Circus

Stanelli’s Super Circus

1st April 2020, Upfront Puppet Theatre

A full circus in miniature. This is an amazing experience not to be missed, suitable for all ages. This unique collection of trick circus marionettes was saved for the nation by a Heritage Lottery Grant.

Category: Entertainment, Family

Easter Sunday Lunch

Easter Sunday Lunch

12th April 2020, The George Hotel

2 or 3 course Easter Sunday Lunch with live jazz musicJoin us to celebrate Easter with a special Sunday Lunch at The George Hotel.

Category: Entertainment, Family, Food, Promotion

Mandrake

15th - 18th April 2020, Penrith Players, The Playhouse, 1 Auction Mart Lane, Penrith , CA11 7JG

Buckle up for an evening of laughter, intrigue, deceit and debauchery with a Penrith Players’ world premier in April.

Category: Arts

Suicide Prevention Overview Training

18th April 2020, Castletown Community Centre

Suicide Prevention Overview Training by PAPYRUS. The day is the first of its kind in our area and has never been more relevant.

Category: Family

Kendal Mountain Festival Tour – Penrith

Kendal Mountain Festival Tour – Penrith

30th April 2020, Rheged, Penrith

Fire up your imagination with a thrilling night of adventure.Watch a stunning collection of short films on the big screen and hear from adventure athlete Huw Jack Brassington.

Category: Entertainment

Growing Poetry @ BlueJam Arts

Growing Poetry @ BlueJam Arts

3rd May 2020, BlueJam Arts Space, Mostyn Hall, Friargate, Penrith, CA11 7XR

Need a boost to get words on the page? Join us at BlueJam Arts for a workshop full of creative inspiration, support, poetry and cake!After Growing Poetry's success in London and Glasgow, we're now bringing our inspiring workshops to Cumbria! We're building a friendly, kind and supportive group of poets at the lovely BlueJam Arts Space in Penrith - a group full of people who need a little boost to get words on the page.

Category: Arts

Mum's Army Murder Mystery & Dinner

Mum's Army Murder Mystery & Dinner

8th May 2020, The George Hotel

3 course Dinner & 'Mum's Army' themed Murder MysteryYou stupid boy! There’s been a homicide on the Homefront, the usual suspects are all in the clear so it’s time to investigate the wonderful women of the war effort between a delicious three course meal in our Georgian Ballroom.

Category: Entertainment, Food, Promotion

V.E. Day Celebrations

V.E. Day Celebrations

8th May 2020, Penrith Town Centre and Brougham Hall

PENRITH TOWN COUNCIL ARE SORRY TO ANNOUNCE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Turning Back Time in Penrith Penrith is gearing up to ‘Turn Back Time’ on Friday 8th May.

Category: Entertainment, Family

Winter Droving

Winter Droving

24th October 2020, Penrith Town Centre

TURN BACK YOUR CLOCK FOUR CENTURIES Fire, Music, Masks and Mayhem in Pooley Bridge & Penrith Town Centre.

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Family

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