International Festival, 27 July – 9 August 2019

International Festival

27 July – 9 August 2019

Experience all that our natural and cultural landscape can offer

As the widest-spread music festival in the UK, LDSM is truly the “Festival painted on the canvas of the Lake District”. Over 14 days we reach 7 different towns and villages. Discover what has inspired poets, thinkers, painters and filmmakers from the past right up to the present day. Take a trip on the largest natural lake in England and visit some of Cumbria’s outstanding historic and contemporary cultural attractions.

LDSM Academy Ensemble

Meet new friends and share inspiring experiences with others

Titled “the friendly festival” by the Daily Telegraph and attracting some 5,000 Festival-goers each year, share your passion for classical music and beautiful Lake District venues.

LDSM - The Friendly Festival

Sample some award-winning local food and drink

There are many great places for pre- and post-concert meals and drinks which cater for everyone’s pocket and tastes, from Michelin-starred restaurants to tasty takeaways, local produce to world cuisine, real ale to natural spring water.

LDSM – enjoy local food and drink

Plan your visit at the click of a button

It has never been simpler to book your visit with Lake District Summer Music. Tickets are available online on the run up to the Festival. Booking accommodation to meet your individual needs is easy through

LDSM – Ullswater steamer

Lake District Summer Music is proud to be associated with

Lakes Culture
South Lakeland District Council (SLDC)
First World War Centenary
The Royal Over-Seas League