Kirkby Lonsdale Posts

Christmas Fair 2022 Consultation: Have Your Say

This is your chance to have your say about the Kirkby Lonsdale Christmas Fair and join us at the Christmas Fair 2022 Consultation.  The Christmas Consultations are an opportunity for individuals and businesses to come together and work as a community: learning from previous town events and sharing views and ideas about what should happen at this year's Christmas Fair. There are three...

Special Public Meeting – Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council

There has been a lot of comment about the impact of visitors on the town and its resources during the weekend of August 13/14 last. Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council will host a special public meeting on Wednesday, August 24, at 7.30pm at the Lunesdale Hall, to discuss this issue. Representatives have been invited from the county and district council, the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the town’s...
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Kirkby Lonsdale Poetry Festival – Map and Programme

Kirkby Lonsdale Poetry Festival Kirkby Lonsdale Poetry Festival is a family-friendly literature festival taking place in Kirkby Lonsdale 12th-14th of August 2022. The line-up boasts both national and local talent with an eclectic mix of poetry based entertainment under the inclusive sections ‘Grassroots’ ‘Heritage’ and‘Changemakers’.  See below for a map of the town and more...
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VACANCY – Shop Manager at the Information & Gift Shop

Deadline: 8th August 2022 Would you like to contribute to our community, helping visitors and locals to get the most from our lovely town? Do you have retail management experience? This could be the role for you.  Kirkby Lonsdale & Lune Valley Community Interest Company (CIC) are looking for a Shop Manager to manage the Information & Gift Shop on Main Street in Kirkby Lonsdale, working...
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Summer Activities with The Community Cupboard

Get involved with The Community Cupboard this summer with a range of free and exciting activities! Read on to find out more about KLCC's Summer Taskmasker, Summer Holiday kid's food bags, Community Kid's Cinema and the Community Cafe. Find out more on the Coommunity Cupboard website. The Community Cupboard KLCC's Summer Taskmasker Your Taskmaster, Issy Bradshaw, will release a video with a task...

VACANCY – Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council

Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council has vacancies for two newcouncillors. Applicants must be aged 18 or over, and live either in the Parish, or within three miles of the Parish boundary. The Town Council comprises nine Councillors who meet monthly, in public, to determine various matters and issues relating to the general well-being of the town, its residents and businesses. Itis a non-political...
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A Celebration of Simon and Garfunkel: Live Performance

Performed live by Tim Chu and Ian Bailey “The UK’s leading non tribute show” A Celebration of Simon & Garfunkel will be performed live by Tim Chu and Ian Bailey at Lunesdale Hall on Saturday 6th August, 6.45pm. Now in its eighth year the show continues to please real music lovers up and down the country with a laid back set of arrangements that will take you back down memory...

Thank You Platinum Jubilee Sponsors

Kirkby Lonsdale CIC would like to say a huge thank you to all our sponsors, who contributed toward the Dancing Through The Decades event and helped make it all happen! See below for the full list of sponsors and what they funded. Street Party Stage Thank you to our funders and sponsors who contributed to the Street Party Stage. The stage was funded by Cumbria Community Foundation and Arts...
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Vote for the “Through The Arches” Window Competition

“Through The Arches” Window Competition Chamber of Trade are running a best shop window competition: different decades will appear in the shop windows with an abundance of arches too. Get involved and vote for your favourite “Through The Arches” shop window!   How to vote Scan the QR code in the shop window or vote online using Survey Planet. You can also vote in person at the...
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Queen’s Platinum Jubilee – Kids Programme

Friday Games in the Park Friday 3rd June, 11am - 5pm On Friday 3rd June there will be children’s games and dance workshops all day! There will be informal games running all day as well as tug of war and parents races (see times below). No need to book. Games and Dance Workshops Street Dance: 11.00 - 12.00  - with Jennifers Dancers Family Friendly Yoga: 1.15 - 1.45 - with Emma...
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Boyan Choir CDs in Aid of Ukraine at the Information & Gift Shop

Boyan Choir in Kirkby LonsdaleBoyan Choir are a Ukrainian choir from Kyiv who came to Kirkby Lonsdale in 2013 and 2015 and performed at St Mary's Church. Many locals housed members of the choir while they were here and built relationships with them. Therefore, Kirkby Lonsdale wants to do what we can to help raise money in aid of Ukraine during this difficult time, by selling CDs of the choir's...
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‘Save Ruskin’s View’ – Apply for the Role of Fundraising Co-ordinator

‘Save Ruskin’s View’ - Fundraising Co-ordinator Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council (KLTC) are leading a project to save and secure the renowned ‘Ruskin’s View’ & Church Brow footpath; a culturally important historic viewpoint and public walkway in Kirkby Lonsdale running along the banks of the river Lune. The view was painted by JMW Turner in 1822 and described by John Ruskin in 1875 as...

Flower Making Workshops for the Jubilee Flower Project

Jubilee 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.We will be arranging and assembling the flowers on Wednesday 1st June in...
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Volunteer at the Platinum Jubilee

We need volunteers to help make the Platinum Jubilee community event happen! The Dancing Through The Decades Platinum Jubilee event is a super community-focused event taking place this Summer: Thursday 2nd - Sunday 5th June. We need volunteers before, during and after the event to make sure everyone has the best experience possible and to keep our town safe. Find out more about the Jubilee...
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“Kirkby Lonsdale Market is Thriving” According to the Market Times

Kirkby Lonsdale Charter Market has recently been celebrated as a "thriving market with traders at the helm" in the Market Times April 2022 edition. It's fantastic to see a brilliant double page spread about our outstanding weekly market. With mentions to The Book Lounge and The Jigsaw Lounge, Hall's Trawl Fresh Fish and Geoff Goulty's Woodturning, we have many more excellent traders who make our...

Fell Pilgrims with The Family Project

Family Friendly Fell Pilgrim Walk  Join The Family Project for a family friendly Fell Pilgrim walk on the last Sunday of every month this May - September at 9am -11am with tea and biscuits at Bartholomew's Church afterwards. Fell Pilgrims' aim is to explore the sacred places of the fells through pilgrimage and discover the wildness of God in the natural environment.  Meet at 9am at...
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Storytime at The Book Lounge

Weekly Storytime with The Family Project Every Wednesday The Family Project invites preschoolers and parents to Storytime at The Book Lounge 11-11.30am. Together we will hear about different characters from the Bible as we explore tales of adventure and mystery.  Story time is completely free - look forward to seeing you there! Starting Wednesday 7th September Contact Contact Lol at The...