Events 2017

We have lots of fun events this year.
Click on the calendar to the right to see what’s on when you are visiting!
We recommend booking in advance for Peter Rabbit theatre shows.

Beatrix Potter’s Victorian Magic Lantern Show – dates throughout the year

A traditional magic lantern show in our Old Laundry Theatre studio, where Beatrix Potter tells her own story, from childhood onward, discovering herself as an illustrator, story writer, biologist, conservationist and farmer. This unique and intimate theatrical performance is accompanied by an enchanting slide show with beautiful scenes of the Lake District and fascinating original black and…

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Free entry for Mums on Mother’s Day

It’s FREE entry for Mum today, and why not treat her to mini afternoon tea & a glass of prosecco in our Tea Room to show her how much you love her!

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Peter Rabbit Tea Parties – dates throughout the year

Join Peter Rabbit for a scrumptious party lunch of sandwiches, sausage rolls, crisps and cakes.
A guest of honour (usually our wonderful Beatrix Potter) will read The Tale of Peter Rabbit and every child receives a small gift, a balloon and their very own rabbit ears.

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Free RSPB event in the foyer

The RSPB will be joining us in the foyer between 10am and 4pm to explain more about how we can all protect and look after birds in our local habitat. The wild birds in your garden are going to be very happy, because today we are making bird food kebabs!  Make up a yummy kebab…

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Spring baby animal day – Mon 10 April

We are very excited (all being well) to be welcoming some extremely cute fluffy bunnies, chicks, ducklings and lambs to our Peter Rabbit Garden.  They will be here between 10am and 4pm. Come and have your photo taken with one of these lovelies!

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Free Easter crafts in the foyer – 14 April

Between 10am and 4pm join us at our free craft table in the foyer where kids can get arty and create something crafty for Easter.  Cutting, sticking & glitter fun guaranteed!

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Birthday Parties

Take the hassle out of organising your child’s birthday party and have a fun day to remember in a completely unique setting with a VIP appearance from the most famous Rabbit in the world!

Tea Room

The Beatrix Potter™ themed tea room is an award-winning family friendly cafe with fabulous home-made cakes, scones and soup, not forgetting the Peter Rabbit™ picnic basket.  There’s something for everyone!


When you emerge from the wonderful World of Beatrix Potter™, there’s chance to take a little bit of Potter magic home with you. You can shop online before you visit, or pop in our gift shop & Nursery shop in Bowness.

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