Things to do with kids in Cumbria

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With many venues and events temporarily postponed due to coronavirus, please make sure you check the venue's website first for event updates. Stay safe, Clare & Alli

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Theatre & Cinema

Malory Towers

27th March-18th April 2020

Venue: Theatre by the Lake

Address: Lakeside, Keswick, CA12 5DJ

BOX OFFICE 017687 74411. Nostalgic, naughty and perfect for now, Malory Towers is a musical of high jinks, high drama and high spirits. Darrell Rivers is starting school with an eager mind, a fierce heart...


Dragons & Chocolate Egg-Hunt

28th March-5th May 2020

Venue: Lowther Castle

Address: Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2HH

The clocks have changed and there are dragons literally everywhere devouring chocolates and scudding round the garden with joy. Not quite true of course but the Easter hunt at Lowther is a great moment...

Outdoor Events

The Birds of Wray Castle Quest

28th March-19th April 2020

Venue: Wray Castle

Address: Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA

Choose which Wray Castle bird you’d like to be, before discovering what challenges and delights you’ll encounter here. From the jackdaws on the turrets to the robins picking up crumbs under the café...

Theatre & Cinema

Stanelli's Super Circus

29th March-13th April 2020

Venue: Upfront Puppet Theatre

Address: Unthank, Near Hutton-in-the-Forest, Penrith, CA11 9TG

BOX OFFICE 017684 84538. A full puppet circus using short string marionettes. This is an amazing experience not to be missed and suitable for all ages. This unique collection of trick circus marionettes...


Easter Adventure Quest

4th-19th April 2020

Venue: Birdoswald Roman Fort

Address: Gilsland, Brampton, CA8 7DD

10am to 5pm. Join the hunt for dragon eggs on a legendary quest this Easter holiday. Crack the clues as you and your family follow the trail around the Roman ruins. Intrepid adventurers who track down...

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