Main Events at the Woolpack Inn - please also see our Diary Dates page here
Events - Woolpack Inn
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 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
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.
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.
Spring Bank Holiday Monday with Paul Seath: 28th May 2018
Fun and games for all
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.
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
Vodka Party 3rd & 4th August
Over 80 Vodkas to sample by the glass
Vodka Cocktails - 1 - 2 - FREE! Christmas Darts, Dominoes & Connect 4 Knockout too
Harry's Homemade Infused Vodka Tasting Sessions PLUS
It's Christmas Party Night!
777 Vodka Tasting Trays - 7 Vodkas & 7 Sides
Lagerpocalypse: 31st August & 1st September
Over 20 different lagers
Bratwurst - Schnitzel - Steins - Fun & Games
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
WASDALE SHOW - 13th October
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.
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
with LIVE MUSIC
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
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