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.

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Forthcoming events in Coniston

26
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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01
JUN
Beggars Wot Write
The Beggar's Theatre

Join us for a delightful evening where our talented Creative Writing group will present stories and sketches alongside light music and cabaret style seating. Original works by the authors will be also be available for purchase on the evening We hope to…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01229 775677
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02
JUN
A Skye Full of Stars - Charity Summer Ball
The Beggar's Theatre

All the money from the charity events for A Skye Full of Stars will be available to apply for from the young people in the Millom and surrounding areas to enhance and further their ambitions.Skye was an ambitious young lady who took…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01229 775677
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07
JUL
The Dreamers and The Everly Brothers Tribute Show
The Beggar's Theatre

Formerly Freddie and The Dreamers. The Dreamers remain one of the best known named bands on the sixties music circuit. Changes to personnel over the past 50 years were of course inevitable but two members Alan Mosca and Bryan Byng remain in…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01229 775677
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15
SEP
Cumbria Way Ultra 30, 30 Mile, Cumbria 2018
Registration - Crosthwaite Parish Rooms

The Cumbria Way Ultra 30 starts in Keswick to finish at Carlisle Castle following the final sections of the Cumbria Way Ultra for runners looking for a shorter option.Entry includes event technical t shirt bespoke medal Route Notes tracker hire free event…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: +447968 836549
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15
SEP
The Cumbria Way Ultra, 73 Mile, Solo or Relay, Cum
Registration - Supper Room, Coronation Hall

The Cumbria Way Ultra follows the iconic Cumbria Way trail heading south to north through the Lake District from Ulverston to Carlisle. The event is open to Solo runners Relay Teams of 2 and Relay Teams of 5. The route is fully…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: +447968 836549
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05
OCT
Colin Cloud Live: 2018
The Beggar's Theatre

Colin Cloud is the Sherlock Holmes of entertainment if Holmes had a flair for comedy the Great Detective of live events performing everywhere from Off‐Broadway New York to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and the Magic Castle in Hollywood Los Angeles. The…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01229 775677
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17
MAY
Justin Moorehouse: Northern Joker
The Beggar's Theatre

These days Justins not certain about anything apart from his uncertainty Brexit looms it appears the Cold War is being rebooted and thats before we begin to worry about whats happening in America..closer to home hes starting to feel redundant as…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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…

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…

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…

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…

Townend

Largely 17th‐century, the solid stone and slate house is an exceptional survival. It belonged to a wealthy 'statesman' farming family and contains carved woodwork, books, papers, furniture and fascinating domestic implements from the past, largely accumulated by the Browne family who lived here from 1626 to 1943.…

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