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Hawkshead Brewery Summer Beer Fest

All details here 19-21 July 2018 Summer Beer Fest – Starts 12 noon. 80+ Cask & keg beers from modern craft breweries. Live Music, 4 bars, street food, free entry. SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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Lake District Folk Festival 3, 4, 5 August 2018

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL Centred around Hawkshead Brewery’s ‘Beer Hall’, The Lake District Folk Festival Weekend takes place on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of August, 2018, in the picturesque Lakeland village of Staveley, near Kendal. Concerts, Open (free) sessions, Workshops & more based around Hawkshead Brewery, Wilf’s Café, the Village Hall, Café Eclec, The Eagle … Continue reading “Lake District Folk Festival 3, 4, 5 August 2018”

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Slide & Supper Talks – Look out for 2019 Talks

  More details here We run a series of evening talks at the cafe in the dark wintery evenings of February & March, our well-known ‘Slide and Supper’ evenings prove very popular, book early! 2018 Talks Included : * Feb 22nd – Darren Axe “Treading Lightly; European Mountains by train, boot and snowshoe” ✱✱✱ March 1st … Continue reading “Slide & Supper Talks – Look out for 2019 Talks”

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Wheelbase Tour De Staveley

Timed to run in July each year, the Tour de Staveley had its 12th edition in 2018 and is a fantastic way to celebrate the Tour de France in the beautiful Lake District. Starting and finishing in Mill Yard, Staveley, there are 2 road courses, offering great views and some challenging climbs, with after-race food … Continue reading “Wheelbase Tour De Staveley”

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The Sam Houghton Challenge

The Sam Houghton Challenge is an annual event, in commemoration of a keen local mountain bike rider who lost his battle against cancer in 2006. Proceeds from the event go to Cancer Research UK. It takes in some of the best local bridleways and some challenging climbs and descents between Troutbeck, Kentmere and Longsleddale. There … Continue reading “The Sam Houghton Challenge”

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