Springtime in Pictures & March Events Springtime in Pictures & March Events

Springtime in Pictures & March Events

Spring is here and we’re already seeing some beautiful young animals around the park. We’re looking forward to welcoming many of our guests back and seeing you get acquainted, too, but in the meantime, here are some of the photos we’ve collected to tide you over!

doe duck lambs
We’re feeling blessed, once again, to spend so much time in these wonderful surroundings, and we know our guests do, too.

But what else can you expect to enjoy on your next visit?

What’s on in March?

An RSC production of The Tempest will visit Blackpool’s historic Grant Theatre for one weekend only, running from the 2nd to the 4th of March. This edited 90-minute performance is sure to be spectacular, and you can find out more and book tickets here.

Running throughout most of the month in Lancaster, at the Storey and Lancaster Library, Litfest is a joy for any lover of the written word. This annual festival has earned a reputation since its inception in 1978. The festival runs between the 4th and 26th of March with many major events. You can find out what’s on here and book tickets here.

For those of you who love alpine plants, miniature gardens, and more, Beetham Nurseries are holding an Alpine weekend on the 4th and 5th of March, with workshops running at 10:30 and 2pm (tickets costing an additional £6.95 per person), but the nurseries will be offering support, talks and more for the duration of both days.

The East Lancashire Railway brings us the first big Steam Event of 2017 through the 10th to the 12th of March at Bolton Street Station in Bury. The Spring Steam Gala runs 10am to 4pm on all three days and you’ll be able to find more information here if this grabs your attention.

On the 12th of March at the World of Beatrix Potter at 2:30pm, interested parties and lovers of literature will be able to enjoy the Beatrix Potter Magic Lantern Show, with a traditional Victorian magic lantern performance telling the story of Beatrix Potter’s life. Tickets are £15 and include afternoon tea and access to the World of Beatrix Potter as a whole.

Friday the 17th of March offers another opportunity to enjoy the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Fish Supper, enjoying a classic train ride and fish supper at Fellbites Café. Departure from Ravenglass station is at 6pm and tickets cost £10.50, fish supper inclusive.

Kendal Town Hall will also be busy on the 17th, with A Celebration of Simon & Garfunkel being performed from 8pm (with doors opening at 7:30pm) Refreshments will be available or you can bring your own, and tickets can be booked online here.

On Saturday the 25th, Seaton Village Hall near Workington will host a Cupcake and Prosecco evening supporting the CoppaFeel! charity, working to help catch breast cancer earlier. The event runs from 5pm to 7pm and tickets can be ordered from cupcakeprosecco@outlook.com at a cost of £51. Occasions Boutique, Ruth’s Flavoursome Scents (Scentsy) and The Body Shop with Rachael will be present to purchase from and a raffle will take place.

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