Idiot’s Guide

An idiot’s guide to the Winter Droving


Penrith’s biggest market 10am – 8pm

Pick up an Eden Arts wristband for special offers, free gifts and discounts from some market traders…

Available from Eden Arts Info Point in Market Square


Everybody wears a mask

Mask are available from Eden Arts Info Point in Market Sq.

or have a go at making your own…


Entertainment through the town, from 12 noon

(don’t miss theĀ Fancy Dress for Dogs Competition, starting the day at 12 from the Mart Stage)

The Mart Stage (Market Sq.)

The Band Stand (Cornmarket)

The Melodrome Stage (King St.)

Wangos Travelling Stage (Great Dockray)

Roaming, Street Performers and More….


The Kyloes Drovers Cup

1.45 in King Street (Hay Bale Racing, Pint Pass and Egg Throwing)

2.15 in Great Dockray (Tug-o-War and Cumberland Sausage Eating)


The Fire and Lantern Procession

Sets off from St Catherine’s RC School, Drovers Lane, at 6.30pm

(It should arrive in market sq at approx. 7pm)