Keswick's very popular and successful Theatre by the Lake is ideally situated close to Derwentwater. The theatre offers a programme of arts and entertainment throughout the year. There is a coffee shop and fully licensed bars. Tickets and information on 017687 74411
There is a cinema which shows the latest films and frequent special viewings under the auspices of the Keswick Film Club.
There is a night club for those who still have energy to spare in the evenings after a day on the fells.
Live entertainment is provided in some of the pubs and cafés, usually advertised outside the premises.
For lovers of local scenery there are occasional slide shows by local photographers, mountain guides and climbers.
In the summer months many of the town centre shops are open until late, ideal for those who like to browse for gifts for friends (or themselves) or momentos of their visit.
Fulfilling its role as a popular holiday destination, Keswick offers a range of pubs, restaurants, bistros and cafés.