Kirkby Lonsdale Posts

Enter the Annual Flower & Vegetable Show 2021

Lunesdale Hall, Kirkby Lonsdale1.30pm Saturday 21st AugustThe Annual Flower & Vegetable Show allows Kirkby Lonsdale Gardening Association to offer its members, and those from the local and wider community, an opportunity to celebrate and showcase their expertise and achievements in horticulture and home industries.  A range of competitions will be taking place, with doors opening at 1.30pm,...

Charter Market Job Vacancy: Assist set-up and take down every Thursday

Kirkby Lonsdale Market Traders – Job Vacancy Kirkby Lonsdale Market Traders Co Operative are looking to employ two enthusiastic individuals to assist in the set-up and take down of the charter market every Thursday. Job Description: To assist the Market Manger in the set-up and take down of the Charter Market every Thursday, you will be expected to transport up to twenty gazebos from their...
Phoenix Rising art taster workshop programme Kirkby Lonsdale

Phoenix Rising Market Days

There will be two Phoenix Rising Market Days where Green Close will be running a stall for any passersby who want to get involved with art and wellbeing. Share your love of creativity and the environment while increasing your health, happiness and wellbeing. The Phoenix Rising Art Exhibition will be running until Friday 6th August so you can get involved with the market days before seeing how...

Celebrate the Summer Holidays with Little Owls Emporium and DottyandV

Celebrate the summer holidays with Little Owls Emporium and DottyandV. Two of Kirkby Lonsdale's fantastic children's shops, selling exciting toys, colourful summer outfits and providing fun for all the family!   Celebrate Summer with the Summer Quiz Walk around Kirkby Lonsdale and find the answers to #dottyowls summer quiz. Once you have all the answers return to either Little Owls Emporium or...

7 reasons why Kirkby Lonsdale is the best place to live or visit

Kirkby Lonsdale is the perfect destination town for visitors and locals alike. The outstanding community spirit is nurtured by good-hearted people who work together to make exciting things happen in the town. They are so kind-natured that they invite everyone around to join in when events are taking place in the town and to enjoy the beautiful surrounding countryside. Continue reading to learn...
River Lune footpath diversion

Footpath Diversion along the River Lune

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority have advised Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council that work is about to start on repairing the riverside footpath. With regard to alternative access for the public while works are in progress, we will be using land belonging to KLFC. This will be accessed by a scaffold ramp built from the footpath at the southern end of the work area. We will have another ramp...
Phoenix Rising Exhibition

Rise out of Lockdown at the Phoenix Rising Art Exhibition

Rise out of Lockdown with Kirkby Lonsdale at the Phoenix Rising Art Exhibition this July and August. The exhibition will be taking place all day every day from Monday 19th July to Friday 6th August at St Mary's Church, Kirkby Lonsdale. The Exhibition The exhibition will include work from the Phoenix Rising Art Taster workshops which have been taking place in Kirkby Lonsdale since April 2021....

Apply for the role of Manager at Kirkby Lonsdale CIC

Looking for a new challenge? Why not play your part in promoting our Town and running our gift & information shop? The Kirkby Lonsdale CIC is looking for a Manager.  This is a diverse and varied role. The promotion of our high profile and award -winning town is an important part of the post, as well as the running of a busy gift/information shop.   Experience of working with volunteers,...
Notice Nature Walks

Notice Nature Walks with the Yorkshire Dales National Park

The Notice Nature Walks are part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park’s Notice Nature programme and Kirkby Lonsdale’s ongoing commitment to offer health and wellbeing opportunities to the community. The walks will follow the five pathways to nature connection: senses, emotion, meaning, beauty and compassion, offering you an opportunity to connect with nature and relax in the We are working...

The Ultimate Guide to Summer in Kirkby Lonsdale

Summer in Kirkby LonsdaleThere are many ways to enjoy Kirkby Lonsdale this summer, starting with the face-to-face Phoenix Rising programme which started in May. Kirkby Lonsdale has felt a real buzz recently, especially since the sun came out on the bank holiday weekend and there was much to do for both visitors and locals alike. Now that indoor hospitality and hotels are open the town is really...
Thank you banner across Main Street in Kirkby Lonsdale

Thank You Kirkby Lonsdale Heroes: A COVID-19 Lockdown 3 Video

Join us as we say a huge THANK YOU to all the Kirkby Lonsdale lockdown heroes.  We would like to say thank you to all of our Kirkby Lonsdale Heroes: everyone who has worked hard to support the community and keep everyone going throughout COVID-19 and especially Lockdown 3.   During a time which was difficult for the whole country, Kirkby Lonsdale was lucky to have a number of...
Kirkby Lonsdale fell walks

16 walking guides to discover beautiful hikes around Kirkby Lonsdale

During Lockdown 3 we worked with locals to achieve the following three goals: Support the Kirkby Lonsdale community during lockdown by recommending local walks to help keep busy and healthy. Place an emphasis on mindfulness when offering advice and activities to the community. Continue spotlighting local businesses and recognising outstanding contributions to the community These promises are just...
Phoenix Rising art taster workshop programme Kirkby Lonsdale

How to Recharge and Improve Your Wellbeing with the Phoenix Rising Artists

April was an exciting month as we saw our lovely independent high street reopen and al fresco dined in Kirkby’s beautiful hidden gardens such as The Snooty Fox, Number Nine and Plato’s. We also saw the return of the bustling weekly Charter Market each Thursday where we shopped until we dropped and ate in the shining sun. Now this May we are excited to launch the Phoenix Rising Art Taster...
Phoenix Rising art taster workshop programme Kirkby Lonsdale

Recharge with Free Phoenix Rising Art Taster Workshops in Kirkby Lonsdale

This spring, as the town begins to reawaken, Kirkby Lonsdale CIC as part of a collaboration with the Phoenix Rising project is delighted to offer a number of free arts-based activities for you to recharge and learn something new. The workshops are tasters for a new year-long programme of wellbeing activities that are aimed to make you feel-good, improve your mood, learn new skills and meet...
Thank you banner across Main Street in Kirkby Lonsdale

Seven Ways to Rise out of Lockdown with Kirkby Lonsdale

March saw spring arrive at Kirkby Lonsdale in full swing, as the shops redressed their windows in vibrant colours and the beautiful extravaganza of flowers bloomed in St Mary’s churchyard as well as Jubilee field, as showcased in the Virtual Spring Window Walk on Facebook. We have also seen a further loosening of Lockdown restrictions, allowing everyone to take a deep breath of fresh air and...
Easter Bunny Hunt in Burrow with The Highwayman

Join the Easter Bunny Hunt in Burrow with The Highwayman

Help! A number of mischievous Easter Bunnies have escaped around the village and we need your help to find them all ! Follow the bunnies as they will guide you around our Easter Trail (we also have a handy map for you too) and count how many bunnies you can find so Farmer Jim knows how many he needs to catch! Make sure you note them down on here and hand this at the pub by Monday 12th April to...

Hunt for the Easter Jigsaw around Kirkby Lonsdale and Win a Prize

Hunt for the matching pieces of an Easter jigsaw puzzle this Easter Weekend! Hundreds of jigsaw pieces are hidden around town for locals to seek out all six parts of an Easter scene between Friday 2nd April - Monday 5th April to be in for winning an Easter prize!  Each piece of the Easter Jigsaw Puzzle is hidden in a different part of town. Use these clues to figure out where: 1....
Daffodils in St Mary's churchyard Kirkby Lonsdale by Robin Ree

Decorate the Colourful Easter Tree in St Mary’s Churchyard

Join together with the Kirkby Lonsdale community to create a colourful Easter Tree in St Mary's Churchyard. You will find materials in the church porch to take home and write something hopeful. Then you can add your hopes and dreams to the Easter Tree by Sunday 4th April to create a beautiful display of community and light. To find out more, visit the Family Project Facebook page and the...
flowers in St Mary's churchyard Kirkby Lonsdale

Follow the Easter Trail in St Mary’s Churchyard

Follow the Easter Trail around St. Mary's Churchyard this Easter from Sunday 28th March. Discover each egg, and the story of Easter, before enjoying a picnic amongst the beautiful spring flowers during Holy Week this Easter. Find all the information you need below: Use this map to follow the Easter Trail and find each egg! There are many places to enjoy your picnic in the churchyard: For more...

Mooch Around Kirkby Lonsdale’s Independent High Street Online with Grace Metcalfe’s Beautiful Illustrations

Mooch around Kirkby Lonsdale from the comfort of your own home with Grace Metcalfe's beautiful illustrations. Admire the beautiful buildings and quirky independent shops Kirkby Lonsdale has to offer and soak up the character of each independent business as you shop online. Even better yet, if your local or when government regulations allowed, mooch around Kirkby Lonsdale in real life and match up...