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Keswick Live Advent Calendar1477

Keswick Live Advent Calendar 01/12/2014 - 24/12/2014

Join us in opening a live Christmas advent window and enjoy a pop-up festive event each day from 1st - 24th December. Enjoy a free festive event from 4pm followed by the lighting of an illuminated window. Windows will remain lit until 5th January, forming a magical and festive windows trail.

https://www.facebook.com/keswickliveadvent

 
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Santa Express 20/12/2014 - 23/12/2014

Our popular 'Santa Express' event returns to the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway for 2014. Come and enjoy a magical journey on-board the 'Santa Express' to meet Father Christmas and explore his Dalegarth grotto.

steam@ravenglass-railway.co.uk

http://ravenglass-railway.co.uk/events/upcoming.php

 
Santa's Cottage5637

Santa's Cottage 21/12/2014

Our illuminated enchanted forest will be Santa's home for Christmas. Try to spot the magical fairies and snowy owls in our enchanted forest before you meet Santa to tell him what you want for Christmas and receive a special gift.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/santas-cottage

 
The Nutcracker: Live Broadcast The Bolshoi Ballet5653

The Nutcracker: Live Broadcast The Bolshoi Ballet 21/12/2014

This choreographic version, created for the Bolshoi by Yuri Grigorovich, is full of romanticism and philosophical reflections on ideal love; it is masterfully interpreted by the Bolshoi dancers and will enchant the whole family for the festive season, proving that one is never too young or too old to be swept away by The Nutcracker. Broadcast Live via satellite, this event will fill Rheged’s Imax style cinema screen.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/nutcracker-live-bolshoi-ballet

 
Frozen 3D (PG)5649

Frozen 3D (PG) 21/12/2014

Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/frozen-3d-pg-0

 
A Present for Santa1724

A Present for Santa 21/12/2014

In all the excitement, the elves realise that no-one has asked Santa what he wants for Christmas. Every year he gives presents to everyone, but never gets anything in return. Do you know what Santa would like? Help the elves scour the workshop and find the perfect present. Suitable for ages 2-5.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Cinderella Pantomime5007

Cinderella Pantomime 21/12/2014

Professional panto performance of Cinderella – lasts 2 hours including interval. Fantastic family entertainment with snacks and treats available during the interval.

www.lodorefallshotel.co.uk

 
Peter Pan1720

Peter Pan 22/12/2014

Fly with Peter and Wendy on a magical adventure to Neverland and back, from the safety of the Darlings’ nursery to the underground home of the Lost Boys, the Indians’ encampment, the Mermaid’s lagoon (home of the ticking crocodile) and the pirate ship captained by the dastardly Captain Hook and his fearsome crew! The tale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up is one of the most famous childhood stories of all time. Theatre by the Lake’s Christmas production, faithful to J.M. Barrie’s original play and novel, will be an unforgettable, spectacular experience for both young and old.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Santa's Cottage5637

Santa's Cottage 22/12/2014

Our illuminated enchanted forest will be Santa's home for Christmas. Try to spot the magical fairies and snowy owls in our enchanted forest before you meet Santa to tell him what you want for Christmas and receive a special gift.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/santas-cottage

 
Frozen Sing A Long (PG)5650

Frozen Sing A Long (PG) 22/12/2014

Our live host Elsa will kick things off and get everyone's singing voices warmed up! There will be lyrics on screen to help you keep up and sing along with the songs in the film (not that any of us will need them!) Featuring the voices of Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell. Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna’s sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/frozen-sing-long-pg-0

 
A Present for Santa1724

A Present for Santa 22/12/2014

In all the excitement, the elves realise that no-one has asked Santa what he wants for Christmas. Every year he gives presents to everyone, but never gets anything in return. Do you know what Santa would like? Help the elves scour the workshop and find the perfect present. Suitable for ages 2-5.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Alice's Adventures In Wonderland Encore5648

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland Encore 22/12/2014

At a garden party on a sunny afternoon, Alice is surprised to see her parents' friend Lewis Carroll transform into a white rabbit. When she follows him down a rabbit hole, things get curiouser and curiouser. Broadcast Live via satellite, this performance will fill Rheged’s Imax style cinema screen.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/alices-adventures-wonderland-encore

 
Santa's Cottage5637

Santa's Cottage 23/12/2014

Our illuminated enchanted forest will be Santa's home for Christmas. Try to spot the magical fairies and snowy owls in our enchanted forest before you meet Santa to tell him what you want for Christmas and receive a special gift.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/santas-cottage

 
Supper With Santa & Film Double Bill5655

Supper With Santa & Film Double Bill 23/12/2014

Join Santa Claus himself for a seasonal two course meal and then enjoy our festive double-bill, Father Christmas and The Snowman on our state of the art cinema screen. 5pm Supper with Santa Mains - Gourmet Cumbrian burger served with chunky chips - Spaghetti and Cumberland sausage meat balls served in a tomato ragu sauce - Christmas chicken and ham hock pie served with seasonal vegetables and gravy - Homity cheese pie served with seasonal vegetables and a caramelised onion gravy Puddings - Warm cranberry and apple cake served with vanilla ice cream - Chocolate brownie with cherry ice cream - A selection of ice creams 6.30pm Festive double-bill Father Christmas (U) 25min After a hard night's work, Father Christmas decides to go on a "blooming vacation", turns his sleign into a caravan and holidays in France, Scotland and Las Vegas before coming home to prepare gifts ready for delivery and arrive at the Snowmens' party on time--only he's forgotten something. The Snowman (U) 26min Wordless (save for the song "Walking in the Air") animated adventure about a young boy who makes a snowman one Christmas Eve, only for it to come to life that night and take him on a magical adventure. Children must be accompanied.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/supper-santa-0

 
The Nutcracker: Bolshoi Ballet Encore5654

The Nutcracker: Bolshoi Ballet Encore 23/12/2014

This choreographic version, created for the Bolshoi by Yuri Grigorovich, is full of romanticism and philosophical reflections on ideal love; it is masterfully interpreted by the Bolshoi dancers and will enchant the whole family for the festive season, proving that one is never too young or too old to be swept away by The Nutcracker. Broadcast Live via satellite, this event will fill Rheged’s Imax style cinema screen.

enquiries@rheged.com

 
A Present for Santa1724

A Present for Santa 23/12/2014

In all the excitement, the elves realise that no-one has asked Santa what he wants for Christmas. Every year he gives presents to everyone, but never gets anything in return. Do you know what Santa would like? Help the elves scour the workshop and find the perfect present. Suitable for ages 2-5.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Frozen 3D (PG)5649

Frozen 3D (PG) 23/12/2014

Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/frozen-3d-pg-0

 
Peter Pan1720

Peter Pan 23/12/2014

Fly with Peter and Wendy on a magical adventure to Neverland and back, from the safety of the Darlings’ nursery to the underground home of the Lost Boys, the Indians’ encampment, the Mermaid’s lagoon (home of the ticking crocodile) and the pirate ship captained by the dastardly Captain Hook and his fearsome crew! The tale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up is one of the most famous childhood stories of all time. Theatre by the Lake’s Christmas production, faithful to J.M. Barrie’s original play and novel, will be an unforgettable, spectacular experience for both young and old.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Santa's Cottage5637

Santa's Cottage 24/12/2014

Our illuminated enchanted forest will be Santa's home for Christmas. Try to spot the magical fairies and snowy owls in our enchanted forest before you meet Santa to tell him what you want for Christmas and receive a special gift.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/santas-cottage

 
Frozen Sing A Long (PG)5650

Frozen Sing A Long (PG) 24/12/2014

Our live host Elsa will kick things off and get everyone's singing voices warmed up! There will be lyrics on screen to help you keep up and sing along with the songs in the film (not that any of us will need them!) Featuring the voices of Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell. Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna’s sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/frozen-sing-long-pg-0

 
A Present for Santa1724

A Present for Santa 24/12/2014

In all the excitement, the elves realise that no-one has asked Santa what he wants for Christmas. Every year he gives presents to everyone, but never gets anything in return. Do you know what Santa would like? Help the elves scour the workshop and find the perfect present. Suitable for ages 2-5.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Santa's Cottage5637

Santa's Cottage 26/12/2014

Our illuminated enchanted forest will be Santa's home for Christmas. Try to spot the magical fairies and snowy owls in our enchanted forest before you meet Santa to tell him what you want for Christmas and receive a special gift.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/santas-cottage

 
Peter Pan1720

Peter Pan 26/12/2014

Fly with Peter and Wendy on a magical adventure to Neverland and back, from the safety of the Darlings’ nursery to the underground home of the Lost Boys, the Indians’ encampment, the Mermaid’s lagoon (home of the ticking crocodile) and the pirate ship captained by the dastardly Captain Hook and his fearsome crew! The tale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up is one of the most famous childhood stories of all time. Theatre by the Lake’s Christmas production, faithful to J.M. Barrie’s original play and novel, will be an unforgettable, spectacular experience for both young and old.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Boxing Day Classic Drive & Ride In Day1001

Boxing Day Classic Drive & Ride In Day 26/12/2014

Motoring enthusiasts are being invited to take a break from the turkey and tinsel with a special Boxing Day celebration at the Lakeland Motor Museum. Located at the southern tip of England’s longest lake, Windermere, the attraction with be hosting a ‘Classic Drive and Ride In Day’ on Friday 26 December. The event is open to the proud owners of classic cars, trucks, vans and motorbikes, as well as more recent hot hatches, superminis and high performance sports cars. There is no need to book and there is plenty of free parking for owners to display their pride and joy. Participating drivers and their passengers will also receive vouchers for half-price admission to the Museum itself, which is usually £8 for adults and £5 for children. Normally over 100 vehicles attend these events with a mix of iconic styles from the 20th century, ranging from motoring classics to more recent sports and high-performance cars. The exciting museum collection and the Café Ambio will also be open all day, making it a great day out for the whole family, whether you’re bringing a classic vehicle or not.

info@lakelandmotormuseum.co.uk

http://www.lakelandmotormuseum.co.uk

 
Wizard of Oz Family Pantomime5656

Wizard of Oz Family Pantomime 27/12/2014

Dorothy Gale dreams of adventure far away from her small farm house in the midst of the great Kansas prairies. One day a strong storm carries Dorothy and her little black dog Toto to the magical Land of Oz. Who will she bump into along the Yellow Brick Road on her way to see the Great and Powerful Wizard? So click the heels of your Ruby Slippers and join all your favourite characters from this much loved family favourite. All ages. Children must be accompanied.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/wizard-oz-family-pantomime

 
Santa's Cottage5637

Santa's Cottage 27/12/2014

Our illuminated enchanted forest will be Santa's home for Christmas. Try to spot the magical fairies and snowy owls in our enchanted forest before you meet Santa to tell him what you want for Christmas and receive a special gift.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/santas-cottage

 
Peter Pan1720

Peter Pan 27/12/2014

Fly with Peter and Wendy on a magical adventure to Neverland and back, from the safety of the Darlings’ nursery to the underground home of the Lost Boys, the Indians’ encampment, the Mermaid’s lagoon (home of the ticking crocodile) and the pirate ship captained by the dastardly Captain Hook and his fearsome crew! The tale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up is one of the most famous childhood stories of all time. Theatre by the Lake’s Christmas production, faithful to J.M. Barrie’s original play and novel, will be an unforgettable, spectacular experience for both young and old.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 
Wizard of Oz Family Pantomime5656

Wizard of Oz Family Pantomime 28/12/2014

Dorothy Gale dreams of adventure far away from her small farm house in the midst of the great Kansas prairies. One day a strong storm carries Dorothy and her little black dog Toto to the magical Land of Oz. Who will she bump into along the Yellow Brick Road on her way to see the Great and Powerful Wizard? So click the heels of your Ruby Slippers and join all your favourite characters from this much loved family favourite. All ages. Children must be accompanied.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/wizard-oz-family-pantomime

 
Santa's Cottage5637

Santa's Cottage 28/12/2014

Our illuminated enchanted forest will be Santa's home for Christmas. Try to spot the magical fairies and snowy owls in our enchanted forest before you meet Santa to tell him what you want for Christmas and receive a special gift.

enquiries@rheged.com

http://www.rheged.com/santas-cottage

 
Peter Pan1720

Peter Pan 29/12/2014

Fly with Peter and Wendy on a magical adventure to Neverland and back, from the safety of the Darlings’ nursery to the underground home of the Lost Boys, the Indians’ encampment, the Mermaid’s lagoon (home of the ticking crocodile) and the pirate ship captained by the dastardly Captain Hook and his fearsome crew! The tale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up is one of the most famous childhood stories of all time. Theatre by the Lake’s Christmas production, faithful to J.M. Barrie’s original play and novel, will be an unforgettable, spectacular experience for both young and old.

http://www.theatrebythelake.com

 

This project is part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas with Defra as the managing authority