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Cumbria Hosts the Maryport Blues Festival this Weekend

Coming up on Friday July 29th through to Sunday 31st, the cosy Cumbrian town of Maryport will host its annual Rock and Blues festival in its 18th year.

Taking place inside a main marquee stage, outdoor stage and along a trail of various pubs and venues in the town, visitors can choose which of the 50 confirmed bands and artists they want to see most while taking in the local area and local festival atmosphere.

'Where is Peter Rabbit?' set to Open at the Old Laundry Theatre

For a run of ten weeks and starting on Monday 27th of June, a historic and entertaining musical ideal for families is coming to the Old Laundry theatre in Bowness-on-Windermere.

'Where is Peter Rabbit?' - based on and inspired by the work of Beatrix Potter - is a lovingly crafted celebration of five of her best-known characters, drawing on Potter's poetic masterpiece and bringing to life her original, classic illustrations.

Treat Dad to a Special Father's Day Weekend in the Lakes!

With Summer nearly upon us, the Lake District is once more set to become a popular weekend getaway destination for UK families. But even before the summer holidays officially begin, the region plays host to a range of events, fairs, festivals and activities.

On one weekend in June in particular, the Lakes features a bustling programme for families of all ages, specifically those looking to treat Dad on the weekend of June 18th! We look at some of the exciting events on offer that could make Father's Day weekend in the Lakes a weekend to remember...

Great News for Cumbria!

After 5 months of being closed after part of the road was washed away thanks to Storm Desmond on the 6th December 2015, the A591 between Grasmere and Keswick has been fixed and was officially reopened yesterday! As well as being a huge inconvenience to anyone wanting to get between Grasmere and Keswick as it meant a lengthy diversion it has also had a huge blow on the local economy estimated at a cost of 1m a day.

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