WHAT do you have planned in the South Lakes and Cumbria this weekend?

Christmas Market, live music or a whiskey festival?

1) Kendal Whisky Festival

The return of the popular and successful whiskey festival is scheduled for December 3, will take place in the Kendal Town Hall.

If you're interested in wetting your whistle to bring in the festive season, the festival might have something for you.

2) Christmas Party Night with Paul Morris

The first of many Christmas parties we can all enjoy this month.

The Gilpin Bridge Inn, Levens, are hosting the latest Paul Morris party event will be on December 4. Tickets are available at All Events.

3) Christmas Market Kendal

The much-anticipated market will be returning on December 5.

Despite not being able to take place last year, this year promises to be a major success for the community as the festive season begins.

4) Carolyn Francis and Mike Willoughby from Striding Edge

Arnside Sailing Club are welcoming the traditional and Root musicians on December 4.

Mike Willoughby and Carolyn Francis have played music together as half of Striding Edge, for almost a quarter of a century.

Information can be found at striding-edge.org.

5) China Crisis: RETROspective

Millom's The Beggar's Theatre will play host to China Crisis on December 3 at 8pm.

6) Jimmy Jemain

Cumbria Grand Hotel will play host on December 4 to Jimmy Jemain for this live music show.

Tickets can be found at bandsintown.com.

7) The Smyths "The Queen is Dead"

The tribute band will be playing at the Brewery Arts Centre on December 4.

Tickets are available breweryarts.co.uk/event.

8) Christmas Market Grange

As the festive season begins Grange will be launching its own Christmas Market on December 3 at Yew Tree Barn.

9) A Winter Union

The Staveley Village Hall will host the Winter Union on December 5.

Tickets to see the festive folk band can be found onents24.com/staveley-in-westmoreland-events.

10) Live Music at BAHA ft. DJ Ciufu

December 3 will see BAHA host an event of pacific street food, drinks at the bar and upbeat live tunes from DJ Ciufi.