Things to do with kids in Cumbria

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Child Labour: Hidden Stories of Cumbria

18th May-28th September 2019

Venue: Museum of Lakeland Life & Industry

Address: Abbot Hall, Kendal LA9 5AL

Discover the role children played in the industries that shaped the Lake District. This eye-opening, interactive exhibition will give families an insight into the lives of children as young as five who...

Arts & Crafts

Saturday Art Club

8th June-6th July 2019

Venue: Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Address: Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AL

Every Saturday, 10am to 1pm. Children aged 7 to 12 years are taken on a colourful journey into the gallery guided by an artist, to produce their own ambitious artwork at the end of the 5-week course. Linked...

Arts & Crafts

Family Pottery

22nd June 2019

Venue: The Brewery Arts Centre

Address: 122a Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HE

10.30am to 12.30pm. Join our pottery tutor Chris Barnes to explore different hand building techniques. The class is run with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and is suitable for children aged 4 to 7 years....

Theatre & Cinema

Nativity! The Musical

27th-29th June 2019

Venue: The Forum

Address: 29 Duke Street, Barrow in Furness, LA14 1HH

BOX OFFICE 01229 820000. Thursday and Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 6pm. Start your festivities early and join CAST Theatre Company with the feel-good, funny and full yuletide joy: Nativity! The Musical. The...

Outdoor Events

King Pocky's Derwent Water Regatta 2019

6th-7th July 2019

Venue: Borrowdale and Derwent Water

Address: near Keswick, Cumbria

A weekend of family fun on and beside Derwent Water. In the spirit of the eccentric 18th-century owner of Derwent Island, Joseph 'King Pocky' Pocklington, if you like messing around on the water with the...

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