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Cumbrian delights

Home to one of our most popular parks – Orton Grange – Cumbria has plenty to offer – whatever the weather. It’s a good job, too!

The weather may be wet and miserable but here are just some of the things to remain cheerful about if you’re getting out in Cumbria this month.

Keswick Film Festival
27th February to 22nd March

The 15th Keswick Film Festival offers a fantastic range of films as well as opportunities to meet and talk to guests. You can choose from an exciting and original mix of 30 UK and international films, previews and UK premières whilst experiencing the stunning views of the Lake District.

Film Festival Pass: £45; Individual films £5 (discounts available) 

Kendal Made in Cumbria Farmers’ Market
Friday 28th Feb 9.30am
 to 3.30pm

Kendal’s market charter dates back to 1189 and is the oldest known in Cumbria and the Lake District and each month a vibrant Farmers Market is held in Market Place. The bustling market is built beside the flowing waters of the River Kent in Kendal and many different local traders sell fresh bread, local meats, organic vegetables, Mediterranean olives, oils etc. Organised by Made in Cumbria, many other stalls provide all that the town of Kendal has to offer.

The BBC Philharmonic Orchestra at The Sands Centre, Carlisle
Saturday 1st March 7.30pm

The BBC Philharmonic returns to Carlisle, opening with Sibelius’ most famous work, Finlandia, a national call to arms in the face of Russian aggression. Antje Weithaas, the well-known German violinist, will then perform Sibelius’ virtuosic violin concerto with its mysterious evocative opening and grand finale. In the second half you’ll have a rare opportunity to hear Schumann’s symphonic masterpiece, his Symphony No. 1.

Conductor Antonello Manacorda
Soloist Antje Weithaas, violin

SIBELIUS – Finlandia
SIBELIUS – Violin Concerto
SCHUMANN – Symphony No.1 (Spring)

Tickets from £29.00-£31.00

Made in Cumbria Farmers’ Market, Carlisle
Friday 7th March 9.30am to 3.30pm

The award-winning Carlisle Farmers Market is also organised by Made in Cumbria and takes place within the pedestrian-friendly city centre.

The Carlisle Market combines an excellent choice of local produce with the modern facilities of this great border city.


Set in a quiet wooded location, [p2p type=”slug” value=”orton-grange-park-homes-in-cumbria”]Orton Grange[/p2p] is just 4 miles from the City of Carlisle while the stunning scenery of the Lake District is just 40 minutes away.

For more information about our [p2p type=”slug” value=”orton-grange-park-homes-in-cumbria”]park homes in Cumbria[/p2p] call 01253 811306.

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