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For the young and young at heart, Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake presents Snow Play for children aged 3+ running until 23 December in its smaller, now very snowy Studio. In time for the cold snap that has already blanketed parts of the nation in the powdery white stuff, Snow Play is an utterly enchanting spectacle of wintry delights.
Theatre by the Lake revealed plans for their 2018 Season at a Season Launch today, at which they revealed that they would be staging a diverse range of home-grown productions over the course of the year, alongside a programme of visiting work.
BBC Award-winning Demon Barbers folk band and Breaking Tradition Dance Company return to Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake on Sunday 17 December at 7.30pm with The Lock In ‘Christmas Carol’. The festive fusion of live music, song and dance will feature familiar faces Marley and Scrooge – but as you’ve never seen them before.
Herstory of Keswick celebrates the important contribution women have made over the centuries, through reconstructed room sets and hands-on activities: revisit the squalid conditions of the nineteenth century Yards or relax in the Rawnsley’s Vicarage parlour…
For the last 15 years Shane Hamilton, Head Chef at the Lodore Falls Hotel, has produced a fabulous towering gingerbread house which is a replica of the hotel itself. Each year Shane works on his masterpiece to have it ready in time for the launch of their festive menu’s, which are now available right through till the 3rd January 2018.
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!
Working with Terry Abraham, Community Exhibition and Volunteer
The Visit Keswick the Lake District 2018 Guide is now available to order online.
Festivals and Events 2017