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Christopher Robins Community Archive -

Capture the past with a new local history website

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Through the collaboration of the Kirkby Lonsdale Civic Society and The Christopher Robins Trust, the new Christoper Robins Community Archive is now open at

15 months of hard work have gone into creating, designing and developing this fascinating website and you'll discover plenty of interesting photos, memories, stories and historical information for...

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Strong and Steady exercise classes

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Postural stability instructor Jill Eccleston is one of 15 partners throughout North Yorks delivering therapeutic ‘Strong and Steady’ exercise classes. AgeUK, local GPs & physiotherapists are working with Settle-based Jill to refer eligible participants into any of the weekly classes she now delivers in the area or you can simply refer yourself or your partner in! 

The progressive...

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Kirkby Lonsdale Festival of Music programme announced

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Kirkby Lonsdale’s very own weekend-long festival of music has announced it's programme of events for this year's Festival.

Now in its sixth year the festival runs from Friday, 7 June to Sunday, 9 June  and features a range of top-class live musical acts in venues throughout the town.

This year's chosen charity is St John's Hospice, Lancaster 

Here's the...

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Bring us Sunshine!!!

Thursday, 16 May 2019

It's Sunflower weather here in Kirkby, and it's glorious. So you should be ready to accept the Sunflower Challenge!

You are invited to join together as a community and spread some sunshine by growing Sunflowers and turn Kirkby Lonsdale yellow!

Churches Together in Lunesdale are supporting this initiative and you can get your free packet of Sunflower seeds from St Mary's Church...

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Irish Music comes to Kirkby Lonsdale

Monday, 6 May 2019

For the first time in its 61-year history, a prestigious all-British Irish music, song and dance competition, The All Britain Fleadh, will this year be held in a UK town - Kirkby Lonsdale in Cumbria.

The Irish Musicians Association (CCE - Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann) has previously used university or other educational venues for their annual three-day event which produces British open...

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