Kendal Mountain Festival brings free Outdoor Cinema events to Grasmere and Ullswater to support communities affected by December’s floods
Dates: Grasmere 24/25 June, and Ullswater 23 July.
The UK’s biggest Mountain Festival is creating two free pop-up events this summer, set in the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District.
Framed by Cumbria’s most dramatic natural scenery as a backdrop, audiences can expect to be wowed by the best action adventure films from around the world.
Each evening will also feature top speakers plus live music, food and drink and plenty of fun for all the family. The events are funded and supported by South Lakeland District Council, Eden District Council and the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership to support communities and businesses affected during the floods last December.
Adventurers Dave Cornthwaite and Ash Dykes and climber Neil Gresham are some of the names set to give talks.
South Lakeland District Council’s portfolio holder for Culture, Arts and Events, Chris Hogg, said: “We are delighted to support Kendal Mountain Festival to bring this unique event to Grasmere, particularly to help support the community and businesses as they recover from December’s flooding. Kendal Mountain Festival has been hugely successful throughout the years and is recognised worldwide.”
Grasmere, in the heart of the Lake District, is a picturesque village surrounded by spectacular fells and peaks. The natural beauty of the area has provided inspiration for painters, poets, writers and craftsmen and over two evenings, on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th June, Kendal Mountain Festival is bringing its award-winning combination of films and entertainment to this inspirational setting. Then on Friday 23rd July the Outdoor Cinema transfers to the glittering lake of Ullswater in the beautiful north-east Lakes.
The events are funded and supported by South Lakeland District Council, Eden District Council and the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership to support those communities and businesses who were affected during the floods in December.
The events are FREE, to find out more information visit: www.kendamountain-outdoorcinema.com
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