Taster Activities

The 2017 Taster Activity Programme is bigger and better than ever, with a Free Drop Tower, 2 Climbing Walls, a Bike Airbag and much more!

Take a look at the Taster Activities below:

Orienteering
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DATES & TIMES

Orienteering

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: 10AM - 5PM

Orienteering

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: 10AM - 5PM

Orienteering

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: 10AM - 5PM

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King Kong Climbing Wall
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DATES & TIMES

Climbing Wall

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am to 5pm

Climbing Wall

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am to 5pm

Climbing Wall

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am to 5pm

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Newlands Adventure Centre Climbing Wall
Sponsored by Cotswold Outdoor
DATES & TIMES

Climbing Wall

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am to 5pm

Climbing Wall

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am to 5pm

Climbing Wall

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am to 5pm

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Bike Airbag
Riders instead of stars!
DATES & TIMES

Bike Airbag

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am to 5pm

Bike Airbag

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am to 5pm

Bike Airbag

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open 10am to 5pm

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Freedrop Tower
The chance to jump off a cliff or out a window like your favourite stuntman!
DATES & TIMES

AirBag FreeDrop

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Until 5pm

AirBag FreeDrop

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Until 5pm

AirBag FreeDrop

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Until 5pm

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Orca
ORCA canoe building workshops are happy to be back again for the Keswick mountain festival 2017.

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Extreme Tree Climbing
What better way to enjoy some #wildtime outdoors than having a go at a bit of extreme tree climbing?
DATES & TIMES

Saturday

Where: National Trust stand in the Festival Village

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Until 5PM

Sunday

Where: National Trust stand in the Festival Village

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Until 5PM

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Traditional woodland coppice crafts demonstration
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DATES & TIMES

Saturday

Where: National Trust stand in the Festival Village

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Until 5PM

Sunday

Where: National Trust stand in the Festival Village

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Until 5PM

Friday

Where: National Trust stand in the Festival Village

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Until 5 PM

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Invasive Species Archery
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DATES & TIMES

Saturday

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 5:25

Additional info: Open times 10am - 6pm

Sunday

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 5:25

Additional info: Open times 10am - 5pm

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Yoga to improve Sports Performance
Sarah Kekus (The Health Architect) is offering a free yoga class in the tipi each morning
DATES & TIMES

Friday

Where: Family Tipi - Festival Village

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 9:15

Additional info: 9:15 AM

Saturday

Where: Family Tipi - Festival Village

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 9:15

Additional info: 9:15 AM

Sunday

Where: Family Tipi - Festival Village

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 9:15

Additional info: 9:15 AM

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Canoe and Kayak Hire
Bring your friends and family to enjoy a canoe or kayak 30 minute hire session on Derwentwater
DATES & TIMES

Friday

Where: Nichol End Stand - Festival Village

When: Friday, 20 May 2016 - 10:00

Additional info: Open times: 10am - 6pm

Saturday

Where: Nichol End Stand - Festival Village

When: Saturday, 21 May 2016 - 10:00

Additional info: Open times: 10am - 6pm

Sunday

Where: Nichol End Stand - Festival Village

When: Sunday, 22 May 2016 - 10:00

Additional info: Open times: 10am - 5pm

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Football, Netball, Volleyball, Table Tennis all with a natural twist
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DATES & TIMES

Friday

Where: Festival Village

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open hours: 10am - 6pm

Saturday

Where: Festival Village

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open hours: 10am - 6pm

Sunday

Where: Festival Village

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 10:00

Additional info: Open hours: 10am - 5pm

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Adventure Tipi Talks
The theatre is housed within a giant tipi so you can get comfy and listen to inspirational talks, presented by Keen.
DATES & TIMES

Yoga [Yoga mats provided]

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 9:15

Additional info: Sarah Kekus - The Health Architect

Creativity in Sport

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 10:15

Additional info: Mike Hopkins - Keen

Hadrian's High way

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 11:00

Additional info: Mark Richards

How I felt free again

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 11:45

Additional info: Traharn Chidley - Keen

Andorra - how a ski destination became Europe's favourite adventure playground

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 12:30

Additional info: Sarah Johnson - Andorra

In the Spirit of Wainwright - making the inaccessible accessible

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 1:30

Additional info: Debbie North

How to (not) plan your adventure

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 2:15

Additional info: Laura Kennington - Keen

Adventure Doesn't Always Go To Plan

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 3:00

Additional info: Jason Rawles - Ordnance Survey

Work, Life and Fell Running

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 3:45

Additional info: Ricky Lightfoot - Salomon

Looking after the Lakes, for now and for the future

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Friday, 09 June 2017 - 4:30

Additional info: Mike Innerdale - National Trust

Yoga [Yoga mats provided]

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 9:15

Additional info: Sarah Kekus - The Health Architect

Camino de Santiago: History, Routes & Tips

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 10:15

Additional info: Claire Dunne - Camino Ways

Choose Cumbria - and achieve the perfect work/ life balance

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 11:00

Additional info: Claire Croskery - Choose Cumbria

Why I'll Never Climb Everest

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 11:45

Additional info: Mary-Ann Ochota - Lowe Alpine

Fundamentals of Navigation and Hill Safety

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 12:30

Additional info: Lyle Brotherton - Liz - Navigation

Alternative Caribbean: Beyond the Beach

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 1:30

Additional info: Carmel Hendry - Explore Worldwide

Design Your Own Adventure

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 2:15

Additional info: Laura Kennington - Keen

Britain's Best Small Hills... with Added Adventure

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 3:00

Additional info: Phoebe Smith - Ordnance Survey

Training for an Ultra

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 3:45

Additional info: Donnie Campbell - Salomon

40 Years of Outdoor Innovation

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Saturday, 10 June 2017 - 4:30

Additional info: Mike Vassar - Nikwax

Yoga [Yoga mats provided]

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 9:15

Additional info: Sarah Kekus - The Health Architect

Wild Portugal: The forgotten wild places of Europe

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 10:15

Additional info: Edwina Pitcher - Wild Things

Lessons Learnt from 9,000 miles of Human Powered Adventure

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 11:00

Additional info: Richard Harpman

Fun isn't always fun

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 11:45

Additional info: Traharn Chidley - Keen

The Scottish Bothy Bible

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 12:30

Additional info: Geoff Allan - Wild Things

Sean Conway - On the Edge

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 1:30

Additional info: Sean Conway - Ordnance Survey

How to Blaze your own trail

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 2:15

Additional info: Laura Kennington - Keen

Exodus' Top 5 Treks Worldwide

Where: Adventure Tipi

When: Sunday, 11 June 2017 - 3:00

Additional info: Ian Langford & Chloe Knott

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