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

09
OCT
Sam Simmons - Not A People Person
The Beggar's Theatre

From the brain that brought you millionaire cats eating Viennetta gypsy cuddles and nanna wanks comes a brand spanking new hour of mind blending internal self‐hatred paranoia and comedy Sam Simmons Not A People Person because you have to…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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15
OCT
The Houghton Weavers
The Beggar's Theatre

...humour and audience participation. In their time together The Houghton Weavers have performed thousands of concerts recorded over 30 albums starred in several of their own highly successful BBC radio and TV series and made countless appearances on other programmes.The Houghton Weavers…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01229 775677
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21
OCT
Nish Kumar – Actions Speak Louder Than Words,
The Beggar's Theatre

You may have seen Nish Kumar on Live at the Apollo & Have I Got News For You. Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2015. Rose dOr winner Best Radio Comedy. Sell out show 2014 & 2015Utterly brilliant Time OutA masterclass by…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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27
OCT
Aaaaaaaaaaaaagh! Dinosaurs!
The Beggar's Theatre

Suitable for ages 5 ‐10.A young troll must defend the town from a gang of destructive deadly dinosaursRecruiting allies a goblin wizard and a snotty sneezing dragon does this troll have what it takes to save the day and calm…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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27
OCT
Jonathan Pie Live
The Beggar’s Theatre

Jonathan Pie is a respected News reporter for a respected News broadcaster but he has a problem. He has several problems. He hates his job. He hates his colleagues. But mainly he hates the fking News.Join him for this live show where…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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10
NOV
The Underground Man
The Beggar's Theatre

the 5th Duke of Portland who becomes increasingly frustrated by his own ageing body and bewildered at the world about him.The Duke commissions the construction of a labyrinth of tunnels large enough to take a coach and horses beneath his estate and…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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22
NOV
Forward Theatre Project present GENESIS
The Beggar's Theatre

GENESIS by Frazer FlinthamRachel is a leading geneticist. A predicter a planner a rationalist.Rachel identifies gene mutations that increase the risk of developing breast cancer allowing action to be taken against the disease before its even had chance to develop. Whether it…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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25
NOV
The Croft and Pearce - Comedy Sketch Show
The Beggar's Theatre

Stars of BBC Radio 4 and Edinburgh Fringe Favourites award winning sketch comedians Croft & Pearce will be on tour in 2016. Croft & Pearce are the breakthrough stars of the last series of BBC Radio 4s Sketchorama Series 3 2014. Their…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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26
NOV
Oh What a Night - The Sherry Baby's Live
The Beggar's Theatre

The Sherry Babys sensational production features many of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons worldwide hits including: Begging Cant Take My Eyes Of Off You Lets Hang On Rag Doll Walk Like A Man Bye Bye Baby Baby Goodbye Sherry Working My…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01229 775677
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04
DEC
Cinderella
The Beggar's Theatre

Get swept away by one of the most enchanting fairy tales of all time as Wonder Productions brings to the Barnfield Theatre the most loved pantomime of them all Cinderella.This classic rags to riches story tells us of beautiful young girl…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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16
DEC
Shappi Khorsandi - Oh My Country
The Beggar's Theatre

OH MY COUNTRY From Morris Dancing to Morrissey.Star of Live At The Apollo Michael McIntyres Comedy Road show Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Have I Got News for You and Q.I she is back with a brand new show for 2016 Shappi…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Coniston? See our list of attractions in Coniston, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.