What better time of year to celebrate the support we have received from our supporters than at Christmas. Whether you are a business, an individual or volunteer we invite you to join us for some festive fizz and canapes on 13 December 2pm-4pm at Windermere Jetty. We will be toasting our successes in 2019 as well as launching our new Business Supporters Awards. Tim Farron, will be announcing the categories and there will be guest speakers Sean Conway and Dr Kate Rawles giving inspirational presentations about Guinness World Record adventures.
Mountain Festival and The Lake District Foundation are excited to
announce an innovative partnership to raise funds for conservation.
Festival goers are able to donate to a new fund hosted by the
Foundation, supporting the joint mission to look after our
natural world and inspire others to share the many benefits of life
will be split between World Land Trust, local community conservation
projects and projects involving young people. With the Festival
attracting over 16,000 visitors in 2018 the potential to make a real
difference is enormous.
Sarah Swindley CEO of the LDF says:
hope to work with the team and supporters of the Festival for the
long term, developing a fund that can achieve transformational
change, throughout the region and beyond.
that our values align and we have a shared passion for inspiring
others to protect and experience the wonder of the natural world. The
Lake District has always been a catalyst for change and progress in
outdoor adventure and we think that there are many opportunities for
this partnership to develop.
Jacqui Scott, CEO of the Kendal Mountain Festival says:
are delighted to align the Festival with the Lake District
Foundation. The generation of these funds will provide us with new
opportunities to engage with new
conservation projects whilst inspiring young people; who we believe
have the intuition, creativity and bravery to find solutions to
protect the environment. We know that our audience are passionate
about protecting mountain landscapes and enabling others to
experience their beauty and will be delighted to support this
partnership and help with the generation of funds to care for these
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