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 Filming a story for use in The Vault (Actor-Paul Slater, Director-Jayne Davies, Film maker-John Hamlett. Photo credit Tom Wheatley)

The Vault: Unlocked!

Sunday, 31 March 2019

The Vault: A Kirkby Lonsdale Story Bank is finally unlocked and open to visitors!

An old bank vault in Kirkby Lonsdale is about to get a new lease of life as an exciting visitor attraction thanks to a creative community heritage project!

In 2018 Kirkby Lonsdale CIC successfully bid for funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Yorkshire Dales National Park SDF, and Kirkby...

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Chefs revealed for Taste Cumbria Kirkby Lonsdale

Monday, 25 March 2019

A great line-up of food and drink experts will be taking to the stage at the Taste Cumbria food festival in Kirkby Lonsdale.

This year’s event takes place on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 and is held in association with Taste Cumbria magazine and Cumbria Life. 

The chefs who will be cooking up a storm for the show’s visitors are travelling from all over the county to...

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Young Traders Market coming to Kirkby Lonsdale

Monday, 18 March 2019

2019 is the year of the Young Traders Market. Traditional retail markets across England are working together to offer trading opportunities and business support to entrepreneurs aged between 16 and 30.

It is a collaborative approach nurturing young talent, advocating market trading as a business model, and encouraging the next generation of entrepreneurs to trade on the nations...

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Taste Cumbria returns to Kirkby Lonsdale

Sunday, 17 March 2019

Taste Cumbria is back in the pretty market town of Kirkby Lonsdale for its third Taste Cumbria food festival on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14.

The event is held in association with Taste Cumbria magazine and Cumbria Life.

The cream of the area’s food producers will be showcasing their wares at a food and drink market with more than 30 stands, including hot food that...

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Calling all artists

Sunday, 10 March 2019

Kirkby Lonsdale has two public toilets sites – in Jingling Lane and at Devil’s Bridge. 

As part of a major refurbishment programme, it’s intended to highlight landmarks of the local area on the doors at each site.

A competition is being launched, offering a prize of £500, for one or more designs featuring the attractions of Kirkby Lonsdale, the Lune Valley, the Dales or the...

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