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June 13 - June 16

Keswick Jazz and Blues Festival

Gloriously re-invigorated, the 27th Keswick Jazz and Blues Festival retains everything tradition demands.

Welcoming back many bestloved artists long associated with the festival, as well as introducing wonderful new talent.

The Keswick Jazz and Blues festival will see world-class names from Europe and the USA perform alongside our own superb UK artists. Stroller Pass holders will have access to a great variety of entertainment across three sessions each day at many central town venues, including Theatre by the Lake’s Main House. Acts will be programmed to complement each venue and offer an unrivalled range of musical experiences, including the magnificent Big Band sound of the Keswick Festival Orchestra, led by Keith Nicholls, with star guests from a superb festival line-up. Adding to the atmosphere are a sprinkling of free and open air events, bringing yet more vibrant music and dance to the Festival.

To book tickets call the dedicated booking line 03306 062654 or book online:

Please note: This event is not ticketed by Theatre by the Lake, for terms and conditions for this event please visit

Theatre by the Lake has brought the magic of theatre and the excitement of the imagination to one of Britain’s loveliest and remotest counties.

The theatre, hailed by The Independent as “the most beautifully located and friendly theatre in Britain”, opened in 1999. It is set a short stroll from Derwentwater on the edge of Keswick, amid the magnificent western fells of the Lake District.

With two stages, a 400-seat Main House and 100-seat Studio; they present up to nine of their own productions of classic, modern and new plays throughout the year. Six plays are performed in repertory from May to November by a resident company of up to 14 actors.

Theatre by the Lake aim to produce a new play every year and their Christmas plays have become firm favourites with family audiences. The Theatre aims for the highest standards of production and design and many Theatre by the Lake productions have won multi-star reviews from national and local critics.

The theatre hosts a variety of festivals and visiting companies and is open for 52 weeks each year.


June 13
June 16
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Theatre by the Lake
Theatre by the Lake
Lakeside, Cumbria CA12 5DJ United Kingdom
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