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

29
JUN
Car Park King
The Beggar's Theatre

A play about one of the most controversial kings of England Richard III. Add a drop of Monty Python a dash of Spymonkey and a sprinkle of Spike Milligan and you have a side‐splitting unmissable new comedy Car Park King.Go back in…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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01
JUL
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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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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05
AUG
Peter Pan
Holker Hall and Gardens

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids magical fairies and…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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20
AUG
Cross Bay Walk - CancerHelp
Arnside

The WalkNever attempt to cross the bay without a respected local guide. Organised walks across Morecambe Bay are internationally famous and are a safe way of experiencing a true wilderness. The Bay presents a number of well documented hazards and it is…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01772 793344
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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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16
SEP
Jon Culshaw and Bill Dare
The Beggar's Theatre

In conversation with Jon Culshaw featuring Dead Ringers creator and producer Bill Dare.A night of utterly spontaneous unscripted observations recollections and character collections.And pizza.More info to come..…

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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13
OCT
SECOND ABA GRASMERE BOOK FAIR
GRASMERE VILLAGE HALL

Organised by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Exhibitors will offer for sale antiquarian & second hand booksmaps prints and ephemera. There will be book‐themed events in tandem with the fair held at the nearby Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere. Please note opening times for…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 02074 214681
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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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