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16th March 2019 to 17th March 2019
Get ready to paint the town Orange! The World's Original Marmalade Festival is returning for yet another year to celebrate the delightful preserve and tantalise your taste buds once again. On the day there will be market stalls set up at Dalemain House selling a variety of produce, local crafts, and of course, marmalade. Alongside these there will also be demonstrations, talks, exhibitions, and shows. Also, if you bring a full-sized, unopened jar of marmalade to the Ullswater Steamers for their first sailing, you can go for free! All marmalade traded in for a boat ticket will be donated to the Salvation Army.
 
18th June 2019 to 19th June 2019
Running for just over 180 years, one of the countries most treasured agriculture shows is back for 2018. Now having 'Royal' status, the show promises to be full to the brim with exiting displays, rare breeds, and of course, heated competitions. " Cheshire show holds many competition classes for cattle, sheep, pigs and dairy goats. Hundreds of classes are also included for light and heavy horses, show jumping, rare breeds of livestock, poultry, pygmy goats, pigeons, cavies, rabbits and dog show." This is one not to miss if you are staying in the area!
 
21st June 2019 to 23rd June 2019
Beginning in 2012, Light the Lakes is back for another year. The event aims to light as many lanterns as it can across the Wainwright fells, and along the way raise money for COPS (Care of Police Survivors). On the day you will collect your welcome pack and head towards your climb later that day at your own pace. You will then light your flare in the early hours of 22/06/2019. You will then descend back for some rest and then mett at Brathay Hall to meet your fellow participants and toast the evening. The event is incredibly popular and continues to grow year on year due the passion and determination of the people behind it. It's a fantastic event that brings communities together and lets you learn some really interesting things about the area - a must if you're visiting the area!
 
9th July 2019 to 11th July 2019
For three days only, one of the biggest agricultural events in the English calendar returns for another year to gather the crowds. With over 130,000 visitors and 8,500 animals attending last years event, 2019 is set to be bigger than ever. Go along to experience competitions, agriculture, a Royal visit, and of course some glorious sunshine.
 
13th July 2019, 13th July 2019
"A family-oriented music festival bringing the community together to showcase local talent, providing exposure for both upcoming and established musicians and a great day out for the whole family."
 
12th September 2019
Located on the fringes of the Lake District, Westmorland County Show is a fantastic day out – voted as one of the UK’s favourite Shows and enjoyed by over 30,000 visitors every year. A major livestock Show with classes for cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and alpacas, heavy and light horses too, there’s plenty to see. With livestock, foxhounds, and more, you can learn about the industry or take to the shops and buy some bespoke local produce.
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