Annual Festivals in Keswick

The  Keswick Film Festival takes place in  February. There are Keswick Film Club presentations throught the year.

The Words by the Water Literary Festival is held in March at the Theatre by the Lake in Keswicks. Check in January for the program of the next festival to be held.

The Keswick Midsummer Festival with fun for all the family is held over a weekend close to the summer solstice.

The Annual  Keswick Jazz and Blues Festival takes place in early May. News of next year's festival will be posted  on


The Keswick Mountain Festival, early June

keswickmountainfestivalWith a program designed to appeal to all who love the Lake District and great mountain scenery worldwide, the Keswick Mountain Festival offers many activites and a choice of walks led by experienced leaders. There is alco an exciting series of talks from leading mountaineers and outdoor personalities.

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The Keswick Beer Festival takes place the first weekend in June. Good beers, good ciders, good weather (hopefully)  and good entertainment! Tickets for next year will go on sale in December - see

The photo is of The Emerald Thieves performing in the beer tent on the Friday evening, 2017.


For all events try to book your accommodation well in advance or you may be disappointed.


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