Before the stress of Christmas consumes us all into a sock buying frenzy, enjoy a countryside getaway in one the most scenic areas of the country. From local traditions to performances from double Grammy award winning artists, there is something for everyone in The Lake District.
Bonfire and Firework Display: Windermere Rugby Club
Saturday 5th November
A truly traditional bonfire night which is a favourite amongst locals and visitors alike. Expect toffee apples, flowing beer, sparklers, cinder toffee, a roaring bonfire, and of course, a fabulous firework display.
The King's Singers Matinee Performance: Westmorland Hall, Kendal Leisure Centre
Sunday 6th November, 2016
To raise funds for St John’s Hospice, Lancaster, K Shoes Male Voice Choir is presenting a concert with the Internationally famous The King's Singers, also featuring K Shoes Male Voice Choir and a choir from The Queen Katherine School, Kendal. Rarely does our part of the country see such globally recognised artists such as The King's Singers, with numerous awards, including two Grammys already under their belt. With a diverse and wide repertoire, their performance is likely to include everything from classic jazz numbers to pop hits. There is no denying that this production will appeal to a vast audience. For more information on the performance and tickets, click on the link below.
Antiques Fair: Lunesdale Hall, Kirby Lonsdale
Saturday 12th November
Everyone loves a bit of vintage these days! If you're the same, visit the Kirby Lonsdale antiques fair, where you will find 14 stalls from some of the area's leading antique dealers. Find a range of collectables and unique quirky pieces which you can treasure. For more information click the link below.
Ambleside Christmas Lights 2016: Ambleside Town Centre
Saturday 19th November 2016
The annual Ambleside Switch On event is one of fun and laughter. Although the 2016 schedule is yet to be announced, last year included a BBQ, a skating rink, a charity Christmas fair, a lantern procession, and a 'Father Christmas Cruise'. An event for all ages, it's ideal to get you into the festive mood! For more information, click the link below.