Out and About

Street Theatre: Grow Your Own

Fresh from extensive rehearsals in the potting shed, the Fairly Famous Family bring you an extra helping of wholesome fun – from field to plate.

When: Saturday 12:00 and Sunday 15:00

Where: Wainwright’s Yard Edible Garden

Tickets: Free with a Festival Wristband or Family Festival Village Wristband


Street Theatre: Liver Cottage

The comedy chefs – Hugh Fearn and Lee Whittingstall – present a cookery demonstration like no other.

When: None of us really know when these two characters will show up

Where: Just keep your eyes peeled


Street Theatre: Strolling Gardeners

Twin brothers Bob and Tom both love their fruit and veg, but how did one brother grow so tall? The answer lies in the special potting compost formula … if you are lucky they might share it with you.

When: Whenever they stroll our way

Where: Your guess is as good as ours

Fairy Famous Family street theatre has been kindly sponsored by Wainwright’s Yard as part of the Edible Garden at Wainwright’s Yard.


Farm to Fork Roadshow

A favourite with children and grown-ups alike, the Westmorland Show team join us once again and offer you a chance to meet their furry and feathered friends. An opportunity to learn a little more about the valuable farming industry and test your knowledge of exactly where your food comes from.

Location: Finkle Street

When: All weekend


Festival Jester

You certainly won’t miss this chap as he makes his way around the festival, enjoying a sneaky taste as he goes. Make sure you join him for his circus skills show and be prepared to be entertained.

When: Saturday and Sunday

Where: Across Kendal town Centre

Music to my ears!

Look out for the talented individuals from the Kendal College Music Department as they add the soundtrack to the Festival weekend and entertain you whilst you browse the market.

Where: Throughout North Country Market

When: Throughout Festival


Go Herdwick and the Mini Herdwick Hunt

We’ve got our hands on 10 lambs before they head off to be painted ready for the Go Herdwick project and we’re kick-starting the Summer of fun a little early with a mini Herdwick Hunt around Kendal town centre over the festival weekend. Taking part couldn’t be easier, simply collect a clue card in any festival venues or the box office for more information, or DOWNLOAD THE BUBBAL APP HERE.

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