It's a scary thought but December is almost upon us with Christmas only around the corner. If you are lucky enough to be in The Lake District over the festive period, here are a few suggestions and ideas for what you can do this December.
Session 4 at The Brewery Wine Club: Christmas Winners
Thursday 1st December 2016
For times and tickets, click here: https://www.breweryarts.co.uk/food-and-drink/new-brewery-wine-club/
The Brewery Wine Club is a new series of events taking place at The Brewery Arts Centre. Hosted by long established and highly regarded wine merchant Chris Leather, The wine club is an opportunity to explore and learn more about our trusted and faithful friend, vino. Taste classic and less well known wines from around the world in the comfortable and atmospheric Warehouse Café. Session 4, 'Christmas Winners', is all about which wines should accompany your festive feast this Christmas. Guaranteed to be a jolly and entertaining evening.
The Nutcracker Ballet: Live Screening at the Brewery Arts Centre
Thursday 8th December 2016
For times and tickets, click here: https://www.breweryarts.co.uk/kids/listing/THE-NUTCRACKER-LIVE-SCREENING-BALLET
A quintessential Christmas experience. Witness The Royal Ballet's glorious production of The Nutcracker, with Tchaikovsky's glittering score, impressive festive stage designs, and The Royal Ballet's effortless and captivating dancing.
Ja Windermere German Christmas Market
Saturday 10th December 2016 to Sunday 11th December 2016
For times and directions, click here: http://windermere-ja.co.uk/
A brand new and exciting event for the little town of Windermere! Visitors will be able to enjoy stalls selling delightful seasonal gifts, a range of delicious food and drinks, plus, live music and street entrainment. The festivities are then expected to continue into the evening in the bars and pubs of Windermere.
Cartmel Christmas Food market
Friday 16th December 2016
For times and directions, click here: https://www.yourguide2thelakedistrict.co.uk/events/c/cartmel-food-market/
This popular food market is held every third Friday of the month and features the finest food from the local area (expect the tastiest sticky toffee pudding ever to grace this planet). However, this December, Cartmel is embracing the festivities with a special Christmas-inspired Market (don't worry, the STP will still be making an appearance).
Northern Crafts Kendal Gift & Craft Fair
Saturday 17th December 2016
For times and directions, click here: http://www.exploresouthlakeland.co.uk/events/info.php?id=24579
The Northern Crafts Kendal Gift and Craft Fair is full of local handmade gifts and goods, ideal for all occasions, but also a great opportunity to do some last minute Christmas Shopping. Find some unique presents at this friendly Craft Fair.
Christmas Stargazing at Grizedale
Friday 30th December 2016
For times and tickets, click here: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/BEEH-ADFK7B
Need some calm after the chaos of Christmas? Join professional astronomers as they guide you through the constellations and the Milky Way. See the sky's wonders at this relaxing and highly interesting event in the beautiful grounds of Grizedale forest.
New Years Eve at The Fizzy Tarté
Saturday 31st December 2016
Bring in the New Year at the stylish and elegant Champagne and cocktail bar, The Fizzy Tarté. Situated in the centre of Bowness, it is guaranteed to be a night full of laughter, great music, and of course, bubbles.