Cumbria Guide

All In, Fair Warned! Sean Kelly Brings Storage Hunters to Cumbria

Sean Kelly and the stars of Storage Hunters bring their eccentric auctioneering skills to Barrow-in-Furness this October. The reality TV series from the US, Storage Hunters, has picked up a dedicated UK cult following since being broadcast on Dave. It is now coming to Cumbria as part of a nationwide tour this autumn. At The […]

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The Comedy Club at The Greenhill Hotel

    Get your tickets now on 016973 43304 or email info@greenhillhotel.co.uk

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No Place I’d Rather Be – Jess Glynne comes to Carlisle

The Jockey Club presents presents Jess Glynne an open air concert at CARLISLE RACECOURSE 8TH JULY 2017 Make sure you’re ‘Right Here’ on 8th July as The Jockey Club Live and Carlisle Racecourse are delighted to welcome one of the UK’s hottest chart stars,  Jess Glynne, to the summer flat racing season. First coming into the public consciousness as the vocalist on […]

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Susan Calman: The Calman Before the Storm

The Calman Before The Storm Image taken by Steve Ullathorne  There’s a storm coming to Keswick this June. Award-winning comedian Susan Calman is a little lady with a lot to say and she’s bringing her new show, ‘The Calman Before The Storm’ to Theatre by the Lake. With a sell-out show, a name as one of […]

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John Kent

Carlisle’s John Kent was UK’s First Black Policeman

A recent documentary has sparked wider interest in the life of John Kent, a police officer in Carlisle in the 19th century, as it emerged he was first black man to join the UK force. This incredible, yet little known, story has even attracted the attention of comedian, Lenny Henry; he is said to be […]

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2017 Festival Fashion Forecast

The past few weeks have given us a tiny glimpse of the upcoming summer months, and with a long list of music festivals fast approaching, both here in Cumbria and further afield, it’s time to start thinking about your festival wardrobe. The number of weekends until summer arrives is slowly ticking away and already the […]

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Wild About West Cumbria: Hedge-Hogging Our Attention

In the second of our wild about Cumbria series, our resident wildlife guru, Danielle Murphy delves into the prickly world of hedgehogs and explains just how we can help to protect them by creating safe havens in our own gardens. They’re small, they’re super cute and they are covered in prickles. Yes, I am referring […]

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A Day in the Life of…. A Radio Presenter

Cumbria often comes out on top in surveys which rank the best places to live and work in the UK – and it’s hardly surprising why. In this new series we take a look into the working lives of those who chose a career in the Lakes and find out a bit more about what […]

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Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team Prepare For Their Busiest Time of The Year

As the nights get lighter and the weather warmer, Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team are preparing for their busiest time of the year.  Every year, Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team deal with around 100 call outs; usually from people who have found themselves in trouble on the fells. The majority of these cases will be people who […]

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