Lakes Alive 2019: A festival of amazing art & performance

Illumaphonium at Lakes Alive 2017 - photo Anthony Chappell-Ross for English Heritage RUUP by Birgit Õigus in Grizedale Forest (photograph by Amelia Harvey) Museum of the Moon by Luke Jerram, with musical soundtrack by Dan Jones, appearing at the Lakes Alive festival from 26 - 28 August 2016, Kendal

Lakes Alive will return 6-8 of September 2019 with another packed programme of visual delights, fantastic performances and plenty of things to make and do.

This free festival is a firm favourite with locals and visitors with events taking place in and around Kendal, and satellite events happening across the wider Lake District National Park.

The Lake District National Park is excited to present its fourth Lakes Alive festival.

We are looking forward to stimulating your senses and giving you a chance to pause for thought. So, come with the family, bring a friend but most of all, bring a sense of adventure and be prepared to be amazed!

This annual celebration continues to highlight the internationally significant cultural landscape of our National Park. Over the weekend thousands of people discover vibrant illuminations, wonder at digital delights and take part in spectacular happenings and performances.

Keep an eye out for…

Look out for workshops and activities in the months running up to the festival that invite you to get involved, learn something new or just simply, have fun.

Find out more

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