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The list below only shows events for the forthcoming weeks. To search for events happening later click on the dates to access the calendar.

The Lock In ‘Christmas Carol’

Half gig, half dance show and half panto! Join the BBC Award Winning team of musicians & dancers for 150% of the very best festive live music, song and dance!

Ultimate Bowie comes to Keswick

Fans of the much-loved David Bowie are in for a treat - ‘Ultimate Bowie’ is set to wow audiences at Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake on Friday 10 November with a stunning show of Bowie classics from Space Oddity and Let’s Dance to his latest hit, Blackstar.


A play by Emma Rydal & Directed by Peter MacQueen

It’s Wine O Clock! When do you stop? Imogen and Rich don’t care if the glass is half full or half empty, as long there is wine in it that’s what’s important. 

Sweets, Treats and Freaks! It’s Halloween at the Borrowdale Hotel

The Borrowdale hotel is gearing up to serve a ghostly afternoon tea filled full of hocus pocus.

Magical adaptation of much loved The Secret Garden coming soon to Theatre by the Lake

The much loved classic children’s book The Secret Garden is given a new lease of life in a stage adaptation by playwright Jessica Swale, and is set to delight families this Christmas when it plays at Theatre by the Lake from 24 November to 13 January.

New season of visiting work now on sale at TBTL – dance, drama and family events galore

Ahead of announcing their 2018 programme of in-house shows, Theatre by the Lake is delighted to present their programme of visiting work for February and March 2018, including dance, drama, film and a wide range of half term family events, from some of the UK’s most innovative and exciting touring companies and artists.

GO TRI Duathlon at Whinlatter

Whinlatter Forest in association with Keswick Tri Club & British Triathlon are delighted to announce a GO TRI duathlon on Sunday 29th October. 

More handbags say Theatre by the Lake’s audiences

Theatre by the Lake’s production of Handbagged has been wowing audiences and critics since opening in June and the theatre is delighted to announce five more performances of the show due to popular demand 

Life of a Mountain: BLENCATHRA The Exhibition

Working with Terry Abraham, Community Exhibition and Volunteer Co-ordinator Jenn Mattinson and the people of Threlkeld and Mungrisdale, Keswick Museum proudly presents a rich and visually stunning exhibition exploring the landscape, communities and heritage of Yan Magnificent Mountain; ‘the People’s Mountain’: BLENCATHRA.

Visit Keswick the Lake District 2017 Guide

The Visit Keswick the Lake District 2017 Guide is now available to order online.

Keswick Museum's monthly lunchtime talks

On the first Thursday of every month, there is a FREE 30mins talk at the museum. 

Festivals and Events 2017

Festivals and Events 2017