Celebrate the beginning of British Summertime at Country Fest – a fantastic family weekend, with delicious food and drink, countryside activities, cookery workshops, daring stunt demonstrations, live music and plenty more for the whole family to get involved in.
With over 300 competing musicians taking part, and thousands of visitors expected to attend, this celebration of traditional Irish music will be magical, joyous weekend for Kirkby Lonsdale. All aspects of trational Irish music are covered, from simple tin whistles or fiddles to Uilleann pipes and ceilidh bands and singing and Irish dancing competitions.
Based in the magnificent Yorkshire Dales National Park, the weekend is a festival to celebrate the very best of our Armed Forces, whilst at the same time, raising money to support veterans who have had difficulty adjusting to civilian life.
Voted as one of the UK’s favourite Shows and enjoyed by over 30,000 visitors every year, showing the best of farming and the countryside, as well as seeing some of the country’s top quality livestock. With the North West’s largest local Food Hall, hundreds of trade stands, rural craft have-a-go areas and much more, there’s plenty to see and do.