What's on inKendal

Welcome to Kendal

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Kendal - 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 Kendal to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Kendal

Champagne Tasting Evening
Rothay Manor

We are starting the festive season with a bang this year with a very special Champagne evening on 1st December. The evening will be hosted by Miles Corish who is one of only a handful of Masters of Wine the managing director…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01539 433605
An Opera Gala Evening
Wordsworth Hotel and Spa

North Wales Opera Studio presents under the instruction of professional soprano Anne Williams‐King an evening of magnificent music. This will include arias duets and semi‐staged scenes from some of the great composers including Verdi Puccini Mozart and Bizet. …

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01668 283100
An Evening of Sacred Music
The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa

North Wales Opera Studio presents an evening of some of the most moving and spiritual sacred music. The music will include excerpts from Handels Messiah works by Mendelssohn Bach Mozart Verdi as well as other classics from the canon.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01668 283100

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,…

Sizergh Castle and Garden

Originally built in the Middle Ages by the Strickland family, who still live here, this imposing house has an exceptional series of oak‐panelled rooms culminating in the Inlaid Chamber. Portraits, fine furniture and ceramics accumulated over centuries by the family are shown alongside their recent photographs. …

Museum of Lakeland Life

Why not learn a little more about the way Cumbrians lived and worked in the last 250 years, with a visit to the Museum of Lakeland Life at Abbot Hall in Kendal, on the edge of the English Lake District. In 1973 the Museum was the first…

Kendal Museum

Founded in 1796, Kendal Museum's fascinating collections include local Archaeology, History, Geology and a Natural History collection from around the globe. We also have a changing programme of temporary exhibitions and displays, events, walks and talks. To celebrate 2005's museums and galleries month theme, Objects of…

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…

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