Kirkby Lonsdale Beer & Music Festival

Kirkby Lonsdale Beer & Music Festival

On Friday 29th April – Sunday 1st May, Kirkby Lonsdale Rugby Union Football Club will be putting on the Beer & Music Festival for the May Day bank holiday weekend!  All the details, the bands, the refreshments are all being finalised and details will be posted on the Kirkby Lonsdale RUFC website and social media as and when they are ready. In the meantime, camping...
Dancing Through The Decades Jubilee

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in Kirkby Lonsdale

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is taking place this Summer, Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5thJune, and Kirkby Lonsdale will be Dancing Through The Decades in celebration of Her Majesty’s 70 year-long reign. Join in with music and dance to unite our community, jiving and boogieing with everyone in Kirkby Lonsdale! Find out how you can get involved and view the full programme below. Platinum...
Platinum Jubilee Programme

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Programme

Kirkby Lonsdale CIC have been working with the local community to put on a fantastic town event for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend this Summer on Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5th June. See the programme, map and more event details below. All of the events below are free and open to everyone - except the Miss Baines dance performance which will be free but ticketed and offered to...
Jubilee Dance Programme

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – Dance Programme

Dancing Through The Decades Kirkby Lonsdale CIC are pleased to announce they have received £5,000 from Cumbria Community Foundation and Arts Council England’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund to put on Dancing Through The Decades - an exciting a weekend of dance themed events so that the community can celebrate the Platinum Jubilee together! Dance with us at the Market Square “Street Party”,...
Jubilee Flower-growing Workshops

Flower-Growing Workshops – A Free Children’s Easter Activity

Flower Project We want to decorate the Monument and TSB building with purple, white and yellow flowers for the Jubilee weekend and we need your help to do it! The flower-growing workshops are completely free and will include decorating plant pots, planting seeds and learning about the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Flower-making workshops will also be available in April and May, look out for more...
Jubilee Flower Project

Platinum Jubilee Flower Project

Will you help us grow and make as many jubilee flowers as possible?  We want to decorate the Monument and TSB building with purple, white and yellow flowers for the Jubilee weekend (2nd - 5th June) and we need your help to do it! We need as many members of the community as possible to grow and make purple, white and yellow flowers. In the week leading up to the Jubilee (w/c 30th May) we will...
Ruskin's View by Rick Parker

Ruskin’s View Closure and Access

Donate Now! We need to raise £1 million over 12 months. We need your help to do this. Please donate today. You can donate through the JustGiving page here.  Keep up to date with news through the Save Ruskin's View Facebook & Instagram pages, as well as the Town Council website. Facebook Instagram Town Council Donate Now Church Brow Closure The area known as Church Brow is owned by Kirkby...
VE Day Alan Day and Geoffrey

What does the Commonwealth mean to you?

What is Commonwealth Day? Commonwealth Day is an annual celebration observed by people all over the Commonwealth in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Americas, the Pacific and Europe. This year, Commonwealth Day fell on Monday 13th March and there was a special service from Westminster Abbey on BBC One at 2pm. The theme for 2022 is "Delivering a Common Future". Queen's Platinum Jubilee As this year...
Ukraine Heart

How Can You Help Ukraine?

You can help Ukraine by donating essential supplies locally and donating money locally, nationally and internationally. See the information poster below for local and online resources. Donating Money Donating money is the most effective way to help Ukraine, as donating supplies can delay more life-saving support in supply chains. Donating Supplies Charities are no longer asking for clothes, they...
rotary club ukraine

Rotary Club Raise £2,450 in aid of Ukraine

The Rotary Club of Lunesdale collection for Ukraine. Rotarians collected at the entrance to Booths store in Kirkby Lonsdale on Saturday for the people of Ukraine. The response from Booths customers, who mainly come from villages throughout the Lune Valley, was incredibly generous. Lots of people had a chat with the Rotarians telling us that they had wanted to give help but were not...

Enter the “World I Want” Poetry Competition for Fair Trade

Enter the "World I Want" Poetry Competition for Fairtrade Fortnight! Have your say on climate justice and support Fair Trade. Dear Creative Writers (All Ages)… We want to collect short poems inspired by “The World I Want”. Find inspiration from the world around you as well as on the Fairtrade Foundation website – and send your poems to us! Kirkby Lonsdale is a Fair Trade Town and we want...
TakeTime Messy Church Image

Take Time with Messy Church

Enjoy a Taketime session of guided meditation inspired by the stories of Jesus. Join Messy Church for some free online relaxation sessions on the following dates: Monday 31st January 8 – 8.30pm Monday 14th February 8 – 8.30pm Monday 28th February 8 – 8.30pm The Taketime sessions will take place on Zoom: Meeting ID: 854 5505 4558 Passcode: 183047 Contact Lol or Sue to find out more:...
santa's grotto

Santa’s Grotto

Santa's Grotto is coming to Kirkby Lonsdale! North Pole crafts, Christmas presents from Father Christmas and real reindeer... Christmas Presents Santa will be busy in his Grotto in St Mary's Churchyard, next to The Sun Inn, making sure all the nice children this year get presents! It will be £5 to meet Santa and receive a present from the North Pole. Real Reindeer Santa's reindeer will be paying...
peters promise - sold out

Peter’s Promise Tickets Now Sold Out!

Peter's Promise - Outdoor Winter Theatre Thank you for booking tickets for the Outdoor Winter Theatre performance of Peter's Promise this weekend. It's going to be a magical show and we hope to bring together the Kirkby Lonsdale community in this Christmas performance. A few things to remember Remember to bring your tickets for the show as there is limited seating in the marquee. This is an...
Red Dragon

New Kirkby Lonsdale Landlady Helps Make Christmas Happen

The new landlady at a South Lakes public house is offering a seasonal drink and mince pie to Santa’s elfs who help with the town’s Christmas market and fair. Charlotte Hodges has recently taken over at the Red Dragon Inn in Kirkby Lonsdale, with the aim of making it a community-focused hostelry. She spoke to one of the organisers of the annual Christmas market and fair, Phoebe...
Christmas Fair Programme and Map 2021

Christmas Fair Programme and Map 2021

The Christmas Fair if taking place Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th December 2021. See the programme and map below for information and directions. Christmas Fair Programme Find out what there is to do this Christmas Fair weekend on the programme below. More details are available about the Christmas Fair here. Stewards will also be available over the weekend to help you with information and...
Christmas Fair Square

Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas Fair 2021

Lighting up the community differently this year… We are delighted to be putting on the Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas Fair this year on Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th December. We have taken the decision to make it a community focused event with a slightly different programme than usual: you can look forward to a smaller, spacious Chalet Village, Indoor Market and Late Night Shopping; a community focused...