How to have a good night out in Keswick
The Theatre by the Lake (Lakeside, Keswick CA12 5DJ; +44 1768 774411; www.theatrebythelake.co.uk), which sits on the edge of Derwentwater, is Cumbria’s only year-round theatre. Various festivals are held here, including a literature festival in March and the Keswick Jazz Festival in May.
If it’s the silver screen that draws you, head to the Alhambra Cinema (St John's Street, Keswick CA12 5AG; +44 1768 772195; www.keswick-alhambra.co.uk).
For more information on nightlife, see my Lake District nightlife page.