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What's on in Keswick throughout the year - Shows, festivals, races & activities

Keswick attracts a good selection of annual events so there's usually something to suit. Whether you are interested in literature, film, music, walking, running, religion or just a good day out, Keswick has much to offer visitors and locals:



Keswick Event Time of Year Where
Keswick Film Festival Mid-February Alhambra Cinema
Keswick Literature Festival Beginning of March Various inc Theatre by the Lake & town square
Keswick Half Marathon Beginning of May Starts and ends at Keswick Rugby Club
Keswick Jazz Festival Mid-May Various inc Alhambra cinema , cafes, theatre
Keswick Mountain Festival Mid-May Various inc theatre, town square, town parks
Keswick Beer Festival Beginning of June Keswick Rugby Club
Maryport Blues Festival End of June Maryport
Keswick Convention July/Aug (3 weeks) Various locations
Borrowdale Fell Race Beginning of August Rosthwaite, Borrowdale
Keswick Show End of August Show ground (near school)
Borrowdale Show Mid-September Rosthwaite, Borrowdale
Christmas Fayre Beginning of December Keswick Town Square