Keswick Film Festival takes place at the Alhambra Cinema and the Theatre by the Lake in Keswick and the Rheged Centre, Redhills, Penrith.

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Keswick is a beautiful town on Derwentwater in the Northern Lake District. But isn't as far away as you might think...

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We have some great offers on places to stay in Keswick for the festival.

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A Festival Town

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For more information visit Keswick's official visitor website or the Rheged website:

The official visitor website for Keswick

Rheged Centre

Osprey Short Film Awards

Now accepting entries for 2024

A selection of previous festival programme covers
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Staying in Keswick for the Festival?

Keswick Film Festival has joined forces with Sally's Cottages, an award-winning holiday cottage company run by people that love the Lake District and Cumbria, with an office just across the road from our beloved Alhambra Cinema.

Over 260 beautiful holiday cottages in and around Keswick.

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Keswick Film Festival is supported by Film Hub North with National Lottery funding on behalf of the BFI Film Audience Network.

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BFI Film Audience Network

All programme and film details are correct at the time of publishing but may be subject to change.