As we say goodbye to the half term and, with it, long lists and itineraries to keep the kids busy, you may find yourself in desperate need of some *you* time.


So, what’s on in Cumbria this March? 


Hawkshead Brewery


Hawkshead Brewery hosts an all-out beer festival twice a year in its designated beer hall. 


On the 24th March, Hawkshead invites you to enjoy brewery’s-own beers, as well as ‘special guest’ ales, brewed all around Cumbria. 


With activities provided for children during the day, food and live music in the evenings, this is the perfect opportunity to broaden your palate and explore Cumbria - the proper way.


Taste Cumbria


This Easter weekend, Keswick streets will be decorated with stalls showcasing the best of Cumbria’s food and drinks industries. Ales to pop, Cumberland sausage to Grasmere gingerbread, there’s a bit of somet for evvryyan, oreet?


How Not to Drown


On the 1st March, Theatre by the Lake invites you to attend their production of ‘How Not to Drown’. 


This thrilling piece of ensemble drama tells the story of a child asylum-seeker entering the UK, and finding himself unsafe and unwelcome, no matter where he goes. 


Still not convinced? Watch this space! Review incoming this week…


Carlisle Brick Festival


Calling all LEGO-Lovers! 


Sunday, 28th March, the Sands Centre in Carlisle hosts ‘a great day for families, collectors, adult builders, and every kind of LEGO fan’. The event boasts speed building competitions, large-scale displays, (try not to sneeze too vigorously…) LEGO sales, retire sets, a dedicated building area, and more…