Allan Bank and Grasmere

Outside at Allan Bank in Grasmere
Allan Bank and Grasmere

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What's on

Upcoming events

Mr McGregor's Garden Trail

Wed 29 Jun 2016
10:00-16:00
Run the risk of bumping into old Mr McGregor as you make your way around his garden hunting for clues. He's nowhere to be seen, but his coat is hanging on the shed door so he can't be too far away. Complete the trail without getting caught to...

Harps Northwest

Wed 29 Jun 2016
13:00-15:00
Enjoy an afternoon of live harp music from Harps North West.

Craftsperson in residence

Sat 02 Jul 2016
10:00-16:00
Creative crafternoons are what Saturdays are for at Allan Bank. This spring we have invited local crafts people to come along, get crafty and provide demonstrations and workshops in a variety of traditional crafts.

Duets for piano and clarinet

Tue 12 Jul 2016
14:00-16:00
Take it easy while listening to light classical duets for piano and clarinet from Peter Bayliss and Antony Elliott.

Story letters - the origins of the Tale of Peter Rabbit

Sat 23 Jul 2016
10:00-17:00
Did you know that the tale of Peter Rabbit started out an illustrated letter? Take a seat in the study and have a go at writing and colouring in your own story letter to someone special at home.

Beatrix Potter Birthday readathon

Thu 28 Jul 2016
11:00-16:30
To celebrate Beatrix Potter's 150th birthday we are going to spend the day reading her books, we're aiming for 23 books in one day! Come along to hear some of her best loved stories.
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Our work

A red squirrel at Allan Bank in Grasmere Cumbria

SOS: Save our Squirrels 

A recent breakout of the deadly Squirrel Pox Virus in Grasmere could place our native red squirrel population under dire threat. We’ve had at least ten confirmed cases of the virus in the Grasmere area.

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Staff and volunteers at Allan Bank in Grasmere

Volunteer at Allan Bank  

Working in amazing places, meeting new people and knowing that you’re helping a great cause are all good reasons to volunteer with us. We have plenty volunteering opportunities in Grasmere, whatever your interests and time availability.