Main Events at the Woolpack Inn - please also see our Diary Dates page here

Events - Woolpack Inn

March 2018

Gin Party: 23rd March -25th  March

Over 25 Gins to sample by the glass, with accompaniments you would never think of trying!


Gin Cocktails - 1 - 2 - FREE

Harry's Homemade Infused Gin

G & Tea - Gin Teapots

Including: Sipsmith, Deaths Door, Dogsnose & BathTub


Easter 2018

Easter Activities : 30th March - 2nd April 2018

Activities for all and fun for all the family


Fish & Chips & Rock 'n' Roll with LIVE MUSIC

Eco Duck Race - Make your Duck then race it on the river

Pace Egg Rolling competition down Hardknott Pass

Real Easter Egg Hunt - Find an egg and we will cook it for you for Breakfast

April 2018

Sausage & Cider Festival : 26th April - 29th April 2017

This friendly and jovial festival celebrates the very best of local Ciders and a scrumptious array of Sausages. We were CAMRA West Cumbria's Cider Pub of the Year 2017! so expect the best.


Over 50 ciders and 25 flavours of sausages from local Butchers Bewley's, Woodalls, Melville Tyson & Taste Of The Lakes

LIVE MUSIC on Saturday night, Tractor Pull on Sunday, great food and drink all weekend.

Our usual menus also available all weekend so come along for the craic.

May 2018

Spring Bank Holiday Monday with Paul Seath: 28th May 2018

Fun and games for all

June 2018

Boot Beer Festival: 7th June - 10th June 2018 (tbc)

3 Inns - 4 Days - 100+ Real Ales - Good Food - Live Music


Thu 7th: The Seven Ales for Seven Courses dinner at 7pm
Places in the dining room are limited and booking is recommended.

...and/or bar meals and the quiz in the bar.

Fri 8th: Fish & Chips & Rock'n'Roll

Sat 9th : LIVE MUSIC,
All Day BBQ and Sausage Eating competition.

Sun 10th : All day Breakfast Butties & Sunday Roasts
Good food and craft ales with outdoor fun and games.

Visit the Beer Festival website to see what our Festival partner pubs are up to.

July 2018

ESK FEST - 6th & 7th July

Woolpack Walk Week : 2nd - 9th July

18 3/4 miles, all completing the Woolpack Walk receive a FREE PINT & Certificate

August 2018

Vodka Party 3rd & 4th August

Over 80 Vodkas to sample by the glass

Friday 1st
Vodka Cocktails - 1 - 2 - FREE! Christmas Darts, Dominoes & Connect 4 Knockout too

Saturday 2nd
Harry's Homemade Infused Vodka Tasting Sessions PLUS
It's Christmas Party Night! 

All weekend
777 Vodka Tasting Trays - 7 Vodkas & 7 Sides

September 2018

Lagerpocalypse: 31st August & 1st September

Over 20 different lagers


Bratwurst - Schnitzel - Steins - Fun & Games

Thirsty Thursday

Live music Saturday

Hau-den-lukas Finals with the Stacker Cup Challenge Sunday

Sport on the BIG SCREEN

MICKEY JUPP & FRIENDS - 14th September

LIVE MUSIC from Mickey and Friends


Eskdale Show 2018 - 29th September


October 2018

WASDALE SHOW - 13th October

November 2018

Whisky Weekend: 2nd & 3rd November

Keep out the cold and damp with our warming Whisky Weekend!


Tutored tasting, whisky taster vouchers, whisky-themed gourmet food: more details follow.

Woolpack Wine  Festival: 15th November - 18th November 2018

Join us to celebrate the world of wine with lots of special events taking place.


As recommended by 'Wellies & Wine'

Try and buy some great wines and improve your wine knowledge with local experts.  Purchase tokens to sample the wines on offer OR buy by the glass OR 'Like the Taster? Finish the Bottle.'

15th - Thursday night is PREVIEW NIGHT! with tutored wine tasting with Paddington Berger

16th - Friday night it's Fish & Chips & Rock'n'Roll 

17th - Saturday night, Wine Festival dinner, 7 courses, 7 wines, 7pm.       Booking is essential for this great gourmet evening.

18th  - Champagne Sunday FIZZ & FOOD 
with the Sunday Roast or Afternoon Tea

Click here for further information

December 2018

Season Finale 1st & 2nd December

Christmas Party Weekend


Festive Frolics 2018

End of Year Celebrations:  27th December - 1st January


Christmas Trail with JPH on Thursday 27th

St Bees Triers Post Christmas blowout on Friday 28th at 10am
- Mitredale Bridge to the Woolpack
Fish, Chips & Rock 'n' Roll

DB's Big Fat Quiz on Saturday 29th

Pool Knockout on Sunday 30th
Party Night in the Hardknott Bar with Music & Dancing

777 - 7 courses with 7 drinks @ 7pm on Monday 31st
or Music & Pizza in the Hardknott Bar (Big Ben at midnight!)

Winter Warmer Pie & Tatie Pot on New Years Day