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There’s never a dull moment in the auld grey town

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We’re fully booked for this month – and have been for some time – but if you’re thinking ahead to next year at all, September is a truly great time to come, with a plethora of notable events taking place. We’ve already had Mintfest (last weekend), an ever-growing annual weekend of street arts and entertainment. This Thursday it’s the turn of the Westmorland County Show at nearby Crooklands, and on Friday it will be the Kendal Torchlight Carnival which is now in its 42nd year. And then next week, Kendal hosts the beginning of the second stage of the Tour of Britain – a 137.7km stage that will see the competing cyclists race from Kendal to Blackpool, via Preston.  All this, of course, is in addition to various exhibitions running at museums and art galleries in the town, as well as events taking place at venues such as the Brewery Arts Centre.

And in case you’re not familiar with Kendal and baffled by the subject line of this blog post, Kendal is often referred to as the ‘auld grey town’ because of the grey limestone that makes up many of the buildings here…

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