What’s happening in our neck of the woods.

Beetham Nurseries  – my favorite local Garden Centre and Nursery – near Milnthorpe is holding an apple and fruit weekend with tastings, growing tips, activities, live music, local food market, apple juicing and an apple pie contest – judged by Craig Sherrington.


Cartmel – A pretty village, home to two Michelin-starred restaurants and the creator of the Sticky Toffee pudding – on Saturday 13 October is holding one of its Antique Fairs in the village hall. With an eclectic mix of Antiques, Bijouterie, and Vintage. Between 18 and 20 sellers with free parking.

 Open: 10am – 5.30pm. Last entry 4pm.

Admission: £1.

–  Cartmel holds its monthly food market on Friday, October 19.