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May 2017


May 5
Grasmere, College Street LA22 9SZ + Google Map

FARMERS MARKET Support local traders, support local farmers, BUY LOCAL Fresh meat, fresh fish and home baked products are just an example of the goods that will be available. Please come and join us for our first of hopefully many Farmers Markets.  

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Fred Whitton Challenge

May 7 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Showfield, Stock Lane Grasmere
Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SL United Kingdom
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The Fred Whitton Challenge consists of a 112 mile cycle race around the Lake District, starting at Grasmere and taking in climbs of Kirkstone, Honister, Newlands, Whinlatter, Hardknott & Wrynose passes. Just turn up and watch or if you want to take part there are a few charity rider places left at a reduced entry price of £45. As the name suggests, it is run in honour of Fred Whitton. Fred, who died aged just 50 in 1998, was an…

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Film Screening at Thorney How

May 7 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thorney How, Thorney How
Grasmere, LA22 9QW United Kingdom
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Film Screening Saturday 7th May at 8.30pm *The Martian (2015) PG-13 | 2h 24min * “Bring him home.” This film event is free – recommended donation to Mountain Rescue £2 Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen

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The Cumbrian Challenge

May 12 @ 8:00 am - May 13 @ 5:00 pm
Showfield, Stock Lane Grasmere
Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9SL United Kingdom
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The Cumbrian Challenge is Walking With The Wounded's fun & testing fundraising event for teams of 4. Enter your team to take on 1 of 3 stunning routes.

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June 2017

Meditations in Dove Cottage

June 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dove Cottage,

Eileen Pun, a local resident, will be leading an afternoon exploring tai chi and meditative arts in Dove Cottage Gardens.  The sessions will also include Chinese tea and the option of journal writing after the exercises.  There will be workshops every fortnight which are all free.

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Grasmere Farmers Market

June 2 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grasmere, College Street LA22 9SZ + Google Map

Grasmere Farmers Market - first Friday of the month Grasmere Farmers Market is to promote quality local produce.  Produce available at the market will include locally reared meat, cheeses, breads, cakes, eggs, fish and much more. If you are staying in self catering accommodation why not get some local produce from the Farmers Market!  Or if you run a B&B or hotel - likewise

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Grasmere Gallop Trail Run 2017

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Allan Bank National Trust House, Grasmere LA22 9QB + Google Map

This year Grasmere Gallop takes place on Saturday 3rd June amidst the spectacular surroundings of Grasmere Village and Rydal Water.  Fast gaining a reputation as one of the friendliest trail races in the Lakes, each year we see more and more first-time runners, Nordic walkers and families racing alongside seasoned fell-runners.  You can choose a 5.7k, 10k or 17k run or you could join the 10k Nordic Walk. We have always put the money raised by Grasmere Gallop to good…

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Lakes Charity Classic Vehicle Show

June 18 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Showfield, Stock Lane
Grasmere, LA22 9SL United Kingdom
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Now in the 6th year, this classic vehicle show has grown each year.  Come and see the most beautiful cars, motorbikes, tractors and trucks in the most beautiful setting surrounded by the fells of the Lake District.  All funds raised are donated to charity including this year 'Blood Bikes' and 'Mountain Rescue '

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July 2017

Lakes Artists Society

July 29 @ 10:30 am - September 6 @ 4:30 pm
Village Hall, Village Hall
Grasmere, LA22 9TA United Kingdom
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SUMMER EXHIBITION The Summer Exhibition, held in the New Hall Grasmere, is on for 6 weeks, attracting thousands of visitors every year. We encourage non-members to exhibit their paintings and sculpture with us. Awards are given by local business sponsors and presented to artists of merit. Exhibiting with us can lead to elected membership.

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August 2017

Grasmere Farmers Market

August 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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