Shows and Fairs

Shows and Fairs

Shows and Fairs

Throughout the year, we welcome specialist shows and markets to Rheged, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in their passion for home and garden design, art and crafts, vintage fashion and antiques, photography, food and gift and much more. Our exhibition space is a hype of activity as visitors meet experts, discover new brands, learn new skills or buy unique pieces – as well as enjoying the food, drink and shopping that Rheged has to offer.


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Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show 2019

In partnership with Buzy Lizzie Garden Design and Whitemore & Thwaytes Interiors. #HGShow2019   Read our Blog from the 2018 show   Join our Mailing List (Select Shows and Fairs) The Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show has quickly established itself as the finest Northern Home and Garden Show of the year. Cumbria is well known for its Arts and Crafts heritage, beautiful houses and gardens as well as garden designers with a national reputation. The show celebrates design, craftsmanship and innovation from…
Friday 15 - Sunday 17 March 2019
Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm | Sunday 9am-4pm
Early bird tickets
Book before Thursday 14th March for early bird ticket - £5 in advance, £7 on the day
Weekend Tickets
£10 per person for access to the show from Friday, Saturday and Sunday (limited number available)
Access to a wide variety of stands | Free talks and demonstrations in the lecture theatre | Show catalogue | Free park & ride from Penrith Auction Mart
Direct service between PFK Auction Mart and Rheged every 15 minutes on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. First bus leaves the Auction Mart at 8am, last bus leaves Rheged at 6:30pm.
Over 75 Standholders
See the current lineup here
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Knit and Stitch Show 2019

In association with CoolCrafting and Marion Woolcott. Whether you enjoy practical crafts or prefer experimental and decorative textiles, you’ll find everything you need to be inspired! Now in its sixth year, the show will feature over 40 selected exhibitors from across the UK carefully curated by Sarah Peel of CoolCrafting and Marion Woolcott, formerly of Woolfest, celebrating the finest yarns, natural wool and knits, spinning, weaving, cross stitch, applique, quilting, felting, block printing, haberdashery and much more! Tickets include access…
Saturday 4 + Sunday 5 May 2019
£4 day, £6 weekend, Children under 16 free
Opening times
Saturday - 9.30-5pm, Sunday - 9.30- 4pm
Free parking, including free park and ride from the nearby Penrith Auction Mart.
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Northern Photography & Video Show 2019

In association with Rod Ireland Photography. An inspirational weekend dedicated to all things photographic. Now in its fourth year, this show is the only one of its kind in the North and offers the chance for anyone with an interest in photography and video to hear talks from some of the UK’s most inspiring photographers and filmmakers. You can get your hands on the latest gear from leading manufacturers, as well as the opportunity to view and buy a fantastic…
Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 May 2019
Opening times
10.00am-4.00pm each day
£5 advance (available until Friday 17 May), £6 on the day, £8 weekend, Children under 16 free
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Lakeland Model Farm & Construction Show 2019

25 dioramas displaying and 20 trade stands selling model farm and construction models. Show is suitable for all ages. Raffle and tombola fundraising goes to CLIC Sargent charity.    
Sun 10 November 2019