Things to do with kids in Cumbria

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Indoor Activities

Paddington: The Story of a Bear

22nd November-20th February 2022

Venue: Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Address: Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8TP

10am to 4pm. Paddington: The Story of a Bear, is a brand-new family-friendly touring exhibition developed by the British Library featuring books, documents, film clips, original artwork and interactive...

Theatre & Cinema

Tom’s Midnight Garden

26th November-15th January 2022

Venue: Theatre by the Lake

Address: Lakeside, Keswick, CA12 5DJ

BOX OFFICE 017687 74411. “The last three days have felt like three years. Three years stuck indoors doing crossword puzzles and jigsaw puzzles. I can’t even answer the front door.” Tom is sent away...


Santa's Grotto

27th November-24th December 2021

Venue: Dobbies Carlisle

Address: Orton Grange, Carlisle , CA5 6LB

Santa's Grotto is one of our most loved festive experiences at Dobbies. Bring your little ones along to walk through the magical outdoor woodland, spotting the Christmas characters along the way. Then...

Outdoor Events

The Woodland Faerie Trail

27th November-30th January 2022

Venue: Brockhole on Windermere

Address: Windermere, LA23 1LJ

The Woodland Faerie Trail is open at weekends and during the school holidays only, as the faeries have to go to faerie school during the week in term time. Tickets are available from the Woodland Cabin...

Outdoor Events

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail

4th December-30th January 2022

Venue: National Trust Properties

Address: Cumbria

This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventure on Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand (normal admission...

J.K. Rowling and The Christmas Pig

J.K. Rowling and The Christmas Pig

Primary Times caught up with J.K. Rowling about her newest children’s book.

Sing! Dance! Act!

Sing! Dance! Act!

Primary Times explores how the performing arts benefits our children, and how parents can get involved at home.

Tips for teachers

Tips for teachers

Explore the importance of personal and professional development in shaping the future of students.

Teaching children the value of money

Teaching children the value of money

Primary Times explores the ways you can teach children about the value of money.

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