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  • British Hillclimb ChampionshipBritish Hillclimb Championship

    9am Saturday, 2 July 2016

    Barbon Hillclimb, near Kirkby Lonsdale is host to two rounds of the exciting British Hillclimb Championship and features virtually all of the top drivers in the British Championship.

  • Summer BallSummer Ball

    7.30pm Saturday, 9 July 2016

    It's the event to be seen at this summer in Kirkby Lonsdale! The Summer Ball raises funds for the local community and is a great night out to boot!

  • The Houghton WeaversThe Houghton Weavers

    7.30pm Saturday, 23 July 2016

    The Houghton Weavers guarantee an evening of song and humour. Their experience in the business, together with their style and professionalism, ensures that, as their motto says, they will always ‘keep folk smiling.’

  • Milnthorpe Art ExhibitionMilnthorpe Art Exhibition

    10am Thursday, 4 to Sunday, 7 August 2016

    The Milnthorpe Art Festival now in its 27th year and is the largest open art exhibition in the North West. They provide a fair deal to their contributing artists in terms of commission. The general public can experience the pleasure of buying and owning a unique piece of art.

Community Diary

Welcome to Kirkby Lonsdale

Kirkby Lonsdale is a famously picturesque Cumbrian town, renowned for its photogenic charm, but its most enchanting aspect is possibly the one glimpsed from the foot of Collier’s Lane in High Casterton. This elevated vantage point to the east of the River Lune offers a tantalising vista of the town as it must have appeared to travellers for centuries: an enchanting network of mellow stone edifices separated by narrow cobbled lanes and framed by a pastoral landscape of rare beauty.

Today, Kirkby Lonsdale retains much of its age-old appeal – with a 21st-century twist. The splendid historic buildings – many dating back hundreds of years - that line the Kirkby Lonsdale quaint streets and squares now accommodate an impressive range of independent shops, cafes, pubs, hotels and restaurants, together offering a unique experience that’s increasingly difficult to find on the modern high street.


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