Things to do with kids in Cumbria

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Dovetailing | Juliet Gutch & Clare Dearnaley

16th May-31st July 2022

Venue: Windermere Jetty Museum

Address: Rayrigg Road, Windermere, LA23 1BN

Free event. Come along and see a display of mobile sculptures, music and film inspired by the craft of instrument making. For more information visit www.windermerejetty.org.

Indoor Activities

Barbara Nicholls | Watercolours

27th May-4th September 2022

Venue: Windermere Jetty Museum

Address: Rayrigg Road, Windermere, LA23 1BN

Come along and see a display of monumental watercolours created through a process of manipulating coloured pigment in large quantities of water. Included in museum admission. For more information visit...

Outdoor Events

Eden Escape Festival

27th-29th May 2022

Venue: Mains Farm Caravan Site

Address: Kirkoswald, Penrith, CA10 1DH

Join us at Mains Farm on the banks of the river Eden for a weekend full of adventure. Our family friendly festival is the perfect chance to get away from it all and spend time getting outdoors, Getting...

Outdoor Events

Funcaster Family Festival

28th-30th May 2022

Venue: Muncaster Castle

Address: Ravenglass, CA18 1RD

Come and soak up the carnival atmosphere on the lawns surrounding the castle with something for all the family. Enjoy mirth, mayhem and tomfoolery all weekend long as the Fools take over… anything could...

Outdoor Events

Kids Rule! At Birdoswald

28th May-5th June 2022

Venue: Birdoswald Roman Fort

Address: Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7DD

10am to 4pm. Get ready for a right royal knees-up at our Kids Rule events this May half-term. Join us in the grounds of Birdoswald Roman Fort to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with historic performers,...

Time to rhyme with Roger Stevens

Time to rhyme with Roger Stevens

Roger Stevens, author of the children’s poetry book Razzmatazz, helps us to understand and teach rhyme.

What to do this May half term

What to do this May half term

Take a look at our round up of 20 fun things to do from camping at home to planting sunflowers!

 Does your child like to draw?

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Primary Times talks with Sir Quentin Blake about his inspiration for illustration and his work for children.

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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