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What’s On


27th May to 12th June ” A Taste of the Landscape” Arnside & Silverdale AONB Local Food and Produce Festival showcasing the local food, drink and produce with events and activities for the whole family. Events calendar:


Sat 28th – NSPCC Coffee Morning in the URC Hall, Kents Bank Road, Grange 10am-12noon

Sat 28th – Cartmel Methodist Church coffee morning. 10 – 12 noon.


Sun 29th PromArt, The Promenade, Grange 10am-4pm


30th Boarbank Hall Annual Coffee Morning 09.30am to 12noon. All welcome

30th May Cartmel Races 36340


31st May Tea Pot Stop, Allithwaite Community Centre 10.30am to 12.30pm. All welcome



Wed 1st Cartmel Races 36340


Wed 1st/15th – Ballroom Dancing Classes from 7pm with IDTA teacher. Allithwaite Community Centre. Telephone Emma on 0796 469 3232.


Wed 1st Lower Holker WI,  “Fused Glass Pendants” talk by Marilyn Hale, Flookburgh Village Hall 8pm. £3.00 incl refreshments, visitors are very welcome.


Fri 3rd/10th/17th/24th Arnside Country Market, WI.Hall Orchard Road Arnside LA5 ODP  9.30-11.30am. Except 3rd June when we are in the EI Hall, Church Hill, Arnside LA5 ODF.  Home baking, seasonal fruit, vegetables, plants, crafts & refreshments. Warm welcome


Fri 3rd – Sun 5th Holker Garden Festival 10am-5.30pm 58328


Fri 3rd – Grange Concert Club. Savitri Grier on Violin & Richard Uttley on Piano; Mozart, Chausson, Janacek & Brahms sonatas. Victoria Hall 8pm. £10 – children/students free.


Sat 4th – Sun 5th Country Fest, 10am-5pm (-4pm Sun) County Show Grounds, Crooklands nr Kendal


Sun 5th Popular Sequence Dancing with Graham & Bernice, Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange 7.30-10pm. Enquiries 35512


Tue 7th/14th/21st/28th Cartmel Health Walk – walks for all standards, meet at Cartmel Racecourse grandstand 10.45am. Contact Ewen Cameron on 32319 or e-mail


Tues 7th – Grange Fibromyalgia ME/CFS Friends, Living Well Cafe, Thornleigh Hotel, Grange 2-4pm. Enquiries 33022


Tues 7th Allithwaite & Cartmel WI  “The Tide being the very Devil”  talk by author & photographer Peter Rimmer, 2pm


Tue 7th/14th/21st/28th Popular Sequence Dancing, Lindale Village Hall. New members & beginners welcome, enquiries 35512


Wed 8th – Sun 19th Ulverston International Music Festival


Thur 9th – Dance/Social Evening with Bill Johnston 8pm-10.30pm.  Admission £4.00 including tea and biscuits. Raffle will be held. Allithwaite Community Centre. No dance in July and August.

Thur 9th – Flookburgh Over 60’s in Flookburgh Village Hall.

“Warburton’s Bread” at 2pm when David Tomlinson will tell us the history

and bring along samples of the 52 types of bread they make today. All welcome.


Thu 9th to Sat 11th – Grange Drama’s production of ‘Ladies’ Day’ by Amanda Whittington at 7.30pm in Victoria Hall. Tickets, £7 adult, £3 under 16, online, at Grange Information Centre or on the door.


Fri 10th to Sun 12th Great North Swim, Windermere


Sat 11th – Edwardian Festival. The Festival starts at 10am in Park Road Gardens. A great day out for all the family


Sun 12th – Green Wood Day – at Brown Robin Nature Reserve. Contact: Cumbria Wildlife Trust on 01539 816300


Mon 13th – Grange Town Council meeting. 7pm Victoria Hall


Wed 15th – Arnside Archive group. Everyone welcome to join and find out more about the history of Arnside. 7.30pm in the Library at the Educational Institute (Church Hill, Arnside LA5 0DF). Enquiries to Norma Platts (chair) 01524 761238


Fri 17th – Grange Garden Society -”Climbing Plants & how they climb”, talk by Lynn Brunetty. URC Hall, Kents Bank Road, 7.30pm. All welcome.


Sun 19th – Father’s Day!


Sun19th – Leven Valley Support group for St Mary’s Hospice – Annual Summer Fair and car boot sale at Haverthwaite at Haverthwaite Playing fields, bouncy castle, raffle and more. To book a car boot space contact 30132 / 31779

Sun 19th – Charity Classic Vehicle Show on Father’s Day, 10:30am – 4:30pm Grasmere Sports Field next to the A591.  Lots to see plus the Car Pull and Scalextric.


Mon 20th Cartmel & District Flower Club. Kathleen Dean, Southport ‘A Garden of Verse’. Cartmel Village Hall  2pm


Tues 21 – Grange & District U3A. Bob Lear presents ‘Oh – I do like to be beside the Seaside’. – talk about the social and historical development of Blackpool.  The Victoria Hall, Grange, 10.15am.  Followed by tea, coffee, biscuits and a chance to chat. Visitors welcome.


Wed 22nd – Flookburgh Over 60’s coach trip to Skipton Market. Leaving the square at 9:30am  Booking contact Gillian 015395 35568.


Thur 23rd – Grange Forum trip to RHS Gardens, Harlow Carr, Harrogate and York Air Museum, Elvington.


Thur 23rd  June, Grange WI, RC Church Meeting Room, Kents Bank Road, Angela Monkman Brushett “The Kindness of Strangers” – working with a charity in Tanzania. Contact Margaret on 36735 for more details.


Fri 24th – Sun 26th Silverdale & Arnside Art & Craft Trail 01524 701271


Fri 24th Cartmel Races 36340


Fri 24th Ballroom & Latin Social Dance Evening, Victoria Hall, Main street, Grange 7.30-10pm. £6 incl refreshments, contact


Sat 25th – Cartmel Methodist Church coffee morning. 10 – 12 noon


Sat 25 – Osprey Open Day at Roudsea Woods and Mosses NNR 10am – 4pm, free, no booking required. Drop-in throughout the day. Start at the reserve base car park, Fish House Lane, Haverthwaite, LA12 8PE (SD 330827). Contact Rob Petley-Jones 015395 31604; 07747 852905


Sat 25th – Sat 2nd July – Grange & District Art Society 69th Annual Art Exhibition. 10am – 4pm daily   Admission £1 Victoria Hall, Grange. Original works by the members in various mediums and of various subjects.


Sun 26th PromArt, The Promenade, Grange 10am-4pm


Sun 26th  – Fun Day Cartmel Races 36340


Thu 30th – Lower Holker W.I. Open afternoon 14;00 to 16;00 celebrating 90 years. All welcome to view memorabilia and enjoy a cuppa with refreshments.


Thu 30th Ulverston Jazz Society meeting, Malt Kiln Village Hall, Bardsea nr Ulverston 7pm. Enquiries Roy Booth 01524 853335



Saturday 2nd – Open Day at Holehird Gardens. 10am-4pm. Meet the gardeners at work in our lovely gardens


Wed 6th/20th – Ballroom Dancing Classes from 7pm with IDTA teacher. Allithwaite Community Centre. Telephone Emma on 0796 469 3232.


Sat 9th – Allithwaite Carnival. Allithwaite Playing Fields. Carnival Queen and Princesses and also dance competition. Everyone welcome.


Sat 9th – ‘Best of British and more…’ by Furness Music Centre. Victoria Hall, Grange-over-Sands, at 7.30 pm. Entrance £7, under 18s free.


Sat 9th –  Leven Choir and the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble will perform at St George’s Church Kendal at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £12 (no charge for students and schoolchildren) from Kendal Brewery Arts Centre. Tel: 01539 725133.


Fri 22nd Ballroom & Latin Social Dance Evening, Victoria Hall, Main street, Grange 7.30-10pm. £6 incl refreshments, contact