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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Exhibition called 'Inheritance: A Closer Look at Some Collected Things'

Exhibition called 'Inheritance: A Closer Look at Some Collected Things'

4th March - 30th June 2019, Penrith and Eden Museum

Penrith and Eden Musuem proudly presents an exhibition of works by artist Sarah Jane Bellwood, called 'Inheritance: A Closer Look at Some Collected Things' Sarah has long standing connections with the Eden area and grew up in Sandford village.

Category: Arts

EVAN Spring Open Exhibition

EVAN Spring Open Exhibition

4th - 28th April 2019, EVAN Gallery & Studios, 4 Corney Square, Penrith CA11 7PX

Spring Open Exhibition at the EVAN Gallery and Studios

Category: Arts

Medieval Fun Day

Medieval Fun Day

20th April 2019, Bandstand

Moneyer – Come see the 15th century Moneyer! How much would your currency be worth during the height of the wars of the roses? Wish to try your hand at striking a coin to take home with you for a pound? Barber Surgeon- Witness a bizarre yet gruesome trade of a man who not only provided haircuts but also amputations! See the assortment of tools used for amputation, dentistry and more.

Category: Entertainment, Family

Magic Body Talk - A Mind, Body & Wellness Event

Magic Body Talk - A Mind, Body & Wellness Event

22nd April 2019, Roundthorn Country House Hotel, Beacon Edge, Penrith

Magic Body Talk - A Mind, Body & Wellness Event for all What would you like to change with and for your body? Here is a chance to come along ask questions and seek advise - Our stall holders are happy to offer free advise and there are many FREE talks & demonstrations throughout the day.

Category: Promotion

Gandeys Circus: The Greatest Show Tour!

Gandeys Circus: The Greatest Show Tour!

27th April 2019, Frenchfield, Penrith, CA11 8UU

YOUR CIRCUS is back for 2019. GANDEYS returns with 'The Greatest Show Tour!' Even bigger! Even more spectacular! The marvelous Havana Troupe launching and landing from the astounding springboard and Russian bar.

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Family

Gandeys Circus: The Greatest Show Tour!

Gandeys Circus: The Greatest Show Tour!

29th April 2019, Frenchfield, Penrith, CA11 8UU

YOUR CIRCUS is back for 2019. GANDEYS returns with 'The Greatest Show Tour!'   Even bigger! Even more spectacular! The marvelous Havana Troupe launching and landing from the astounding springboard and Russian bar.

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Family

May Day Carnival

6th May 2019, Penrith Town Centre

The brilliant Annual May Day Event in Penrith, featuring entertainment and grand carnival parade. A great family day out.

Category: Entertainment, Family

Live Music at Salsa - Christian Moss & Pete Moran

Live Music at Salsa - Christian Moss & Pete Moran

7th May 2019, 1 Castlegate Penrith, Cumbria

Live Music at Salsa is back! - Christian Moss & Pete Moran

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Food

Brougham Hall Wartime Weekend

Brougham Hall Wartime Weekend

10th - 12th May 2019, Bourgham Hall CA10 2DE

Wartime Weekend - period vehicles & dress, wartime displays, music, dancing, food  & much, much more.

Category: Family, Promotion

Eden Rivers Trust Supporters' Day

18th May 2019, Melmerby Village Hall, Melmerby, CA10 1HE

Eden Rivers Trust Supporters' DayJoin us for a day celebrating a busy and successful year working towards a Healthy Eden for All and take a look forward to what's to come in 2019.

Category: Family

Penrith Players - Our Country’s Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker

Penrith Players - Our Country’s Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker

6th - 8th June 2019, Penrith Players, The Playhouse, 1 Auction Mart Lane, Penrith , CA11 7JG

Australia 1789: A young lieutenant is directing the first play to ever be staged in that country - with only two copies of the text, a cast of convicts and one leading lady who may be about to be hanged.

Category: Arts, Entertainment

Eden Valley Artistic Network  Open Studios Trail

Eden Valley Artistic Network Open Studios Trail

15th - 23rd June 2019

Category: Arts

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