This years Winter Droving takes place on Saturday, 30 November 2013. Come in fancy dress and join in the fun. During the day there is a traditional market and lots of fun & games. Included in the entertainment this year are live bands, craft activities and street entertainment.

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The 2014 Egremont Crab Fair and Gurning Championship [1] are held on the third Saturday in September, which this year falls on the 20th September. The Egremont Crab Fair and Sports Day is one of the oldest fairs in the country, having been established in 1267 [2]. The fair is a celebration of the Crab Apple and not the marine crustacean [3].

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Figures released by the Met Office now confirm that September 2014 has been the driest since records began back in 1910. With the Lake District reliant upon rainfall to replenish the streams and lakes, it has left many at their lowest levels for many years.

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