August Highlights

Published on 25th July 2023

Enjoy FREE live music and good times in our Garden every Summer Sunday throughout August!

Other August highlights include creative opportunities with the real-life creators of Sean The Sheep and Wallace & Gromit, Aardman Animations, and dancing fever in the Malt Room with masters of uilleann piping and whistle playing with RTE Radio One’s 2022 Best Folk Group, The Olllam.

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Live Music

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The Olllam 

Wednesday 2 August | Doors 7.30pm | Plus Support SÍOMHA | Tickets £20.50 | Malt Room Standing

Wear your dancing shoes for this extraordinary Irish fusion of uilleann piping and whistle-playing! The Olllam are the result of a melodic partnership between the multi-instrumentalist, Grammy-nominated music producer, Tyler Duncan, and the most innovative uilleann piper and whistle player of his generation, John McSherry.

“It’s a groovy, mystic rock sound that is your go-to Celtic music for people who think they don’t like Celtic music.” The Irish Examiner

The South

Friday 4 August | Doors 7.30pm | Tickets: £25.50 | Malt Room Standing

This impressive 9-piece band injects new energy into the songs made famous by The Beautiful South, including; A Little Time, Perfect 10, Rotterdam, Old Red Eyes Is Back, Good as Gold, Don’t Marry Her, and a selection of originals.

Don’t miss the timeless classics being performed live, featuring former original band members, Alison Wheeler & Gaz Birtles.

Summer Sundays

Summer Sundays

Continuing this year’s series of Summer Sundays include the Brewery Arts favourites and regulars; Uncle Carbuncle, The Seals, and Meetwood Flac. Cool cats hailing from Ulverston, Bad Transmission, are due to make their Summer Sunday debut showcasing the best of ska, reggae, rap and saxophony.

The Summer Sunday Food Menu features our notorious stone-baked pizzas, burgers and some of your favourite dishes, with an outdoor offer of American-style hotdogs or chilli nachos. Vegan, gluten-free, and children’s options are always available.

Creative Learning


Expert makers and artists will deliver an array of activities and family workshops throughout August, including a Model Making Workshop with the prestigious team behind Sean The Sheep and Wallace & Gromit, Aardman Animations. More family workshops include The Great Big Building Play Day with Bricks McGee and a Virtual Reality session that takes participants on a trip around the world!

Cinema & Stage On Screen

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Take advantage of our Family of 3 for £19 or Family 4 for £25 ticket offers, and save up to £7 when visiting the Cinema. 

Our big-screen highlights in August include the latest adventure from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, alongside Disney and Pixar’s newest release, Elemental, where fire, water, land, and air residents’ beliefs are challenged in Element City.

Be transported to Arlington, TX, without leaving Kendal to watch the second instalment of the unprecedented Metallica: M72 World Tour, or to New Mexico, where an American scientist named Oppenheimer (Cillian Murphy) helps develop the atomic bomb in a history-defining moment.

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