The Lake District Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in The Lake District? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in The Lake District with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in The Lake District and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for The Lake District, featuring the best of things to do in The Lake District – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. The Lake District fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) BGKT Open Meeting

21 November @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) BGKT

Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada) BGKT was founded in 1991. 30th anniversary in 2021. All welcome. Free.

BGKT Open Meeting

BGKT holds an open meeting on the 3rd Sunday of the month (except December), from 2.00 – 4.30pm. All welcome. Free.

2021 Meeting Dates: Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15, Sep. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21, December no meeting.

Open meetings are led by lay teachers authorized to teach by the Theravada Buddhist Sangha [Community of Theravada Buddhist Monks]. Open meetings include The Four Foundations of Mindfulness taught by The Buddha; Tranquillity and Insight Meditation; Loving Kindness Meditation and Walking Meditation. Talks on Buddhism.

Teachings in Open Meetings are based on Mindfulness in Plain English, Loving-Kindness in Plain English and The In Plain English series by Bhante Henepola Gunaratana (one of the founder Spiritual advisors to BGKT) published by Wisdom Books.

BGKT Open Meeting Timetable for home use available at

BGKT Open Meeting

CMDM Cumbria Moon Day Meditation

CMDM Cumbria Moon Day Meditation.  Cumbrian Theravada Buddhists meditating together at their homes. All welcome. Free.

CMDM Cumbria Moon Day Meditation

BGKT Vesak Celebration

BGKT holds an annual Vesak celebration in Kendal on the Full Moon Day in May. All welcome. Free.




21 November
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Castle Street Community Centre
Castle Street
Kendal, LA9 7AD Kendal
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