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

22
FEB
Prison Game
The Beggar's Theatre

A one‐man physical theatre performance packed with an intense narrative Prison Game is the story of a young boy in primary school and the events that challenge him on his journey into adulthood.Sharp funny skillful and moving. ‐ The Observer…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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24
FEB
The Houghton Weavers
The Beggar's Theatre

The Houghton Weavers guarantee a wonderful evening of entertainment which is suitable for all the family. Their experience ‐ together with their style and professionalism ‐ ensure that as their motto says they always Keep Folk Smiling.…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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10
MAR
Everfest - Steve Prescott Foundation Charity Gig
The Beggar's Theatre

Join us for a wonderful night filled with live music from Drunk in Public Slag Bank and DJ James Henry Tyson to help raise as much money as possible for the Steve Prescott Foundation. There will also be a bottle raffle. This…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01229 775677
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15
MAR
Dracula's Ghost
The Beggar's Theatre

This spine‐tingling original theatrical show tracks the vampire king from his destruction at the hands of Van Helsing through his many incarnations down the centuries. His sole confidante is the grieving widow of Bram Stoker whose past and future selves are inextricably…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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17
MAR
Sophie Willan: Branded
The Beggar's Theatre

Sophie Willan has had a lifetime of being branded by others. In her smash hit new show this brutally honest breakout star returns to tell us why. Expect a raucous hour like no other from this unapologetic young powerhouse. …

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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17
MAR
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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31
MAR
Bye Bye Baby
The Beggar's Theatre

Bye Bye Baby is more than your average tribute band. They deliver a full theatre show covering the journey of The Four Seasons from the very beginning up until the Disco era and the rock and roll hall of fame. In fact…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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20
APR
Patrick Monahan: Rewind Selector 90's
The Beggar's Theatre

Patricks new stand‐up Rewind Selector 90s show is about what life was like growing up Britain during the 1990s as an IrishIranian immigrant whose family had come over from Iran a decade earlier. Patrick Monahan is adored by his audiences everywhere He…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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27
APR
An Evening with Jason Robinson OBE
The Beggar's Theatre

Jason will be talking through his career from growing up with a single mother who worked as a cleaner to overcoming depression and battles with alcohol to become one of the best rugby players of all time. There is also an MC…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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12
MAY
Elvis The Legend on Tour
The Beggar's Theatre

A musical journey through all eras of the Kings incredible career Elvis The Legend on Tour features Elvis greatest and most‐memorable hits; from ground‐breaking 1950s Rock n Roll to the dramatic Las Vegas big‐band ballads of the 1970s. The Best Elvis weve…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01229 775677
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18
MAY
Cumbrian Challenge 2018
Grasmere Sports Ground

The Cumbrian Challenge presented by our good friends at BAE Systems and FDM Group is Walking With The Woundeds annual flagship fundraising event for motivated teams of 4 .Meet walk with and be inspired by our wounded ex‐servicemen and women. There are…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01263 863902
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18
MAY
Walking With The Wounded - Cumbrian Challenge 2018
Grasmere Sports Ground

The Cumbrian Challenge presented by WWTWs good friends at BAE Systems and FDM Group is Walking With The Woundeds annual flagship fundraising event for motivated teams of four. Meet walk with and be inspired by our wounded ex‐servicemen and women. There are…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01263 863902
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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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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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