Organizer: National Trust Borrowdale and Buttermere Valleys
Name: Crow Park
This is a free event and no booking is required. Donations help support the places in our care
Opposite Theatre by the Lake on the shores of Derwentwater
Every Sunday throughout the summer, the view over the lake from Crow Park will be complimented by music from talented musicians and creatives from across Cumbria. From community choirs to steel bands, come to Crow Park for a musical treat.
List of dates and performers:
5 June: Open mic hosted by JP Worsfold
12 June: SoundWave Dischord Community Choir (from 12pm-2pm)
26 June: Steel Alive (1pm-3pm)
3 July: Open Mic hosted by JP Worsfold
10 July: Folk Cumbria
17 July: Merry Assembly open mic hosted by Dave Camlin
24 July: Cockermouth Ukuleles
31 July: J P Worsfold
7 August: Steel Alive (1pm-3pm)
21 August: Merry Assembly open mic hosted by Dave Camlin
28 August: Cockermouth Ukuleles
4 September: Open mic hosted by JP Worsfold
“We are a happy band of ukulele players who play a range of music from popular music, 60's songs, country and western and rock and roll. We’re sure you will enjoy our enthusiasm and love for what we do which usually comes over in out performances. We play for charity events too, raising money for worthy local causes. Feel free to have a dance if our entertainment inspires you to do so...."
Folk Cumbria is a loose collection of musicians crafting and playing at music events around Cumbria and the North West. "We're very happy to be playing for a National Trust event again, having previously played sessions at Bark House by Ashness Bridge. Prepare to sing along and bring your best dancing wellies for this breezy session with a beautiful view."
Singer songwriter of contemporary folk songs inspired by his life working as a ranger in the Lake District. They are emotional, reflective, contemplative songs of connection, joy and belonging.
Merry Assembly with Dave Camlin:
Merry Assembly is a celebration of everyday creativity where everyone can contribute to the entertainment, by sharing a song, poem, story, joke, dance or other creative offering on a chosen theme (July = Sun; August = Summer). Hosted by singer / song-writer Dave Camlin with the Earthsong ‘living installation’ of willow critters and human singers from Sing Owt! and Wild Chorus community choirs. Based on the traditional Cumbrian ‘Merry Neet’ - book a floor spot, join in with the singalongs, or just soak up the friendly community vibe.
Soundwave - DisChord Community Choir:
Soundwave is a West Cumbrian music charity offering music sessions to young people and adults in west Cumbria. The DisChord community choir rehearse at Rosehill Theatre on Wednesday evenings and have been singing together for around 4 years.
A steel band based in Workington - "We play a selection of Caribbean songs, popular music, jazz and light classical."
Join us at Crowe Park in Keswick. Just a 10 minute walk from Keswick bus station (bus 555 from Windermere, X5 from Workington and Penrith, 554 from Carlisle)
This event will go ahead in light rain, but may be cancelled if strong winds are forecast. It runs every Sunday from the 5th of June to the 4th of September except the 19th of June due to the road being closed for the Lakesman Triathlon.
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