What's on inConiston


Welcome to Coniston

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Coniston - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Coniston to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Coniston

06
MAY
The Noise Next Door - Uproar
The Beggar's Theatre

An anarchic evening of side‐splitting jokes jaw‐dropping characters and mind‐blowing songs. Join the quickest wits in comedy as they transform audience suggestions into a fantastic fresh new entertainment experience every single night.Eight time sell‐out veterans of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and one…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01229 775677
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26
MAY
The Six Sided Man
The Beggar's Theatre

Inspired by cult novel The Dice ManA brilliantly unique combination of dialogue and movement performed by two extraordinary performersLUKE RHINEHART author of The Dice ManPerformed by GAVIN ROBERTSON & NICHOLAS COLLETT30th ANNIVERSARY PERFORMANCESDarkly comic tongue‐in‐cheek and highly imaginative a Psychiatrist decides to…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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27
MAY
WINDERMERE RECORD & CD FAIR
LADYHOLME COMMUNITY CENTRE

RECORD & CD FAIR Free entry Free parking Situated between Windermere & Bowness on main Lake Road ‐ easy to find and parking on premises.TeaCoffee available. Vinyl for sale from £1 upwards to higher priced collectors records ‐ CDs from £2…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 511987
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03
JUN
The Three Musketeers
The Beggar's Theatre

The Three Musketeers is a high energy interactive family comedy show full of songs silliness and slapstick.Chaos mayhem and stupidity reign supreme as the Three Half Pints swish their swords buff their boots and flourish their feathers in their most ridiculous adventure…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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16
JUN
Dave Johns and Guests
The Beggar's Theatre

Shifting from hilarity to uproar to genius in the blink of an eye The GuardianWith his off beat and often off‐the‐cuff sense of fun on stage Johns had the audience doubled over with laughter Adelaide AdvertiserAppearing at comedy clubs theatres and festivals…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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07
JUL
Sean Kelly: Sold Your Way!
The Beggar's Theatre

Star of Storage Hunters Sean Kelly the ever‐smiling ever‐shouting auctioneer. Hes led a crazy life be prepared to learn a hell of a lot more about his unusual story in this raw and funny show. With hilarious tales hes done everything from…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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18
JUL
Ice Baby
The Beggar's Theatre

The Ashton Group is 20 years old this year and as part of our celebrations we are re‐staging one of the first Apprenticed Actors shows that we produced Ice Bay by Salford based writer Sarah Miller.Ice Baby is about a 17 year…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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02
SEP
The Music of John Denver
The Beggar's Theatre

Chris has been touring with his solo show since 2010 and having performed around the world he is now internationally applauded for his delivery of some of the best songs ever written.An evening with Chris Bannister is an evening of rare quality.…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01229 775677
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08
SEP
Tom Stade: I Swear
The Beggar's Theatre

After a hiatus from the touring scene get ready for another epic blast of Tom Stade Direct from the Edinburgh Festival the Canadian tour‐de‐force is back with a brand‐new show for 2017.Renowned for his carefree attitude and broad‐minded vision nothing is…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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29
SEP
The Fugitives Live 2017
The Beggar's Theatre

They bring brilliant musicianship top‐notch song‐writing complex vocal harmonies and a funny uplifting vibe to their live performances.Described as the missing link between Leonard Cohen and The Pogues they have been nominated for Best Vocal Group at the Canadian Folk Music Awards…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01229 775677
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13
OCT
A Celebration of Simon and Garfunkel 2017
The Beggar's Theatre

The return of two of our favourite musicians bringing the wonderful music of Simon and Garfunkel back to Millom with A Celebration of Simon and GarfunkelTim Chu and Ian Bailey are two talented professional singer‐songwriters from the North West of England.They…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01229 775677
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Tourist Attractions


Aquarium of the Lakes

From mountain‐top to Morecambe Bay the award‐winning Aquarium of the Lakes takes you on an amazing voyage of discovery. More than 30 spectacular, naturally‐themed habitats bring the natural history of the Lake District vividly to life. Enjoy close encounters with hundreds of amazing creatures including trout,…

Beatrix Potter Gallery

The exhibition of original sketches and watercolours painted by Beatrix Potter for her children's stories changes annually. Also on display are artefacts and information relating to her life and work beyond the 'Tales'. The 17th‐century building, the model for Tabitha Twitchit's shop, was once the office…

The World Of Beatrix Potter

Would you like to meet Peter Rabbit and all his friends in the magical World of Beatrix PotterWell, it's just a hop, skip and a jump to the World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, the only Beatrix Potter themed attraction in Europe, where you can visit Peter Rabbit, Jemima…

Steam Yacht Gondola

The original steam yacht Gondola was first launched in 1859 and now, completely rebuilt by the Trust, gives passengers the chance to sail in her sumptuous, upholstered saloons. This is the perfect way to view Coniston's spectacular scenery. Gondola is a re‐built elegant coal ‐ fired…

Windermere Steamboat Centre

For a great day out visit the Windermere Steamboats & Museum situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Windermere. Windermere Steamboats & Museum offers:A unique and historic collection of Steam and Motor Boats Steam Launch Trips Shop and Refreshments Swallows and Amazons Exhibition Model Boats boat pond…

Brantwood

Explore Brantwood's 250 acres of gardens, pastures, ancient woods and high moors. Walk among beautifully scented azaleas and bluebells or marvel at magnificent views. Stroll gently through the flower gardens at the lake shore, climb to Crag Head or bring a book to enjoy under a…

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