Global comic superstar helps to change perceptions of Cumbria
Chilli Festival returns to Holker for more fiery fun
The hottest event of the year is back in Cumbria as Holker Chilli Festival returns for a fourth year this September.
Sky-high fine dining launches Taste Cumbria Ulverston
Lots of laughs and a little fine dining are being planned to enhance the experience for visitors to this year’s Taste Cumbria Ulverston event.
Cumbria food and drink celebration draws in the crowds
A showcase of all that is great about food and drink in Cumbria drew in the crowds this Easter weekend.
New beer launched ahead of Taste Cumbria festival
A new beer has been created by the Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery, ahead of the newest Taste Cumbria food festival.
Taste Cumbria set for Kirkby Lonsdale debut
A new location has been revealed as a destination for the Taste Cumbria food festival.
Kendal Calling reveals 2017 line-up
Cumbria's biggest music festival has announced its line-up, bringing some of Britain's most renowned live acts to the region this summer.
Chilli festival to heat up Holker Hall
Holker Hall’s hottest event returns this weekend with its array of spicy market stalls, live entertainment, and infamous chilli eating contest.
Students challenged to reinterpret Beatrix Potter classics
Arts students have been invited to reimagine Beatrix Potter’s much-loved characters.
‘Comics clash’ to launch Kendal festival
Toon titans Asterix and Tintin will face off at the launch of The Lakes International Comic Art Festival on Friday, October 14.
Cumbria LEP invites local businesses to exhibit on the world stage
Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is searching for firms to exhibit at the International Festival for Business 2016 later this month.
Thousands flock to Holker Garden Festival
Around 22,000 people attended Holker Garden Festival at the weekend.
Popular food festival returns to Ulverston
Food fans will flock to Ulverston for the Taste Cumbria festival this weekend (May 28 – 29).
Spanish flair to be showcased at Kendal comic festival
Spanish comic heavyweights have been added to the growing global line-up at The Lakes International Comic Art Festival taking place in October.
Father-son duo to ‘come home’ for Kendal comic art festival
California-based comic creators Steve and Luke McGarry will appear at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October.
Canadian cartoonist to appear at Kendal comic art festival
Bryan Lee O’Malley, creator of the Scott Pilgrim series, will make an exclusive appearance at the Lakes International Comic Art festival in October.
Celebrity chefs out in force for Kendal Festival of Food
Top chefs Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn will take centre stage at this weekend’s Kendal Festival of Food.
Another comic artist heavyweight signs up for festival
Mick McMahon, best known for his work on the comic 2000 AD, is to appear at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October.
First children’s book fest comes to South Cumbria
The first National Trust Children’s Book Festival takes place in South Cumbria this weekend to celebrate 150 years since the birth of Beatrix Potter.
Dickensian Festival generates £1m for Ulverston
November’s Dickensian Festival attracted 13,500 people and generated £1m for Ulverston’s economy.
Auction to raise funds for major South Cumbria arts festival
The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is auctioning pieces of comic art online to raise funds after its Kendal offices were damaged by floods.