Photographer in Focus – Scott Wigglesworth

If you follow us on social media, you’ll know that we are all about showcasing local talent and highlighting the very best of our region. Scott Wigglesworth is a Commercial Photographer, Marketer and Branding Consultant who recently moved to Carlisle where he has founded Blackfell Photography. He’s a professional now but he’s come a long […]

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Communities Celebrating Together at the Carlisle Culture Bazaar

Carlisle Culture Bazaar is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and the two-day event will take place from 16 – 17 February at the Richard Rose Academy.  Organisers aim to bring minorities together to share similarities and celebrate their differences. It’s also a great opportunity for local people to experience the food, dance, music and […]

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Our Editor’s Pick for Carlisle

Combine pork pie, queens and classical strings.  Add a dash of history and fold through with a heady dose of rock.  Place in venues throughout the city and you’ve got our editors pick.  Solem String Quartet 16 January, St. Cuthbert’s Church The Solem String Quartet are winners of the 2014 Royal Over-Seas League Ensemble Competition.  […]

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Coming To Carlisle in 2020

Carlisle’s events start with a sparkle over the dark winter nights before some of pops biggest names wow the crowds with their outdoor concerts later this summer.  We also host two famous dynasties and learn something from the world’s most famous toy. Treasures of China Tullie House 25 January – 26 April Tullie House will […]

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Westlands Country Park is an Ideal Escape

Westlands Country Park scooped their second national award when they won Best Lodge Escape award in Scotland late last year.  It’s an amazing achievement for the country retreat that is yet to celebrate their second birthday. Westlands pride themselves on offering a variety of perfect escape packages with luxury lodges, the best fly fishing in […]

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Carlisle Celebrates Music and Drama

Established in 1896 the Carlisle Music and Drama Festival is the second oldest of its type in the country. It runs from Monday the 9th of March until Saturday the 14th in St Cuthbert’s and St George’s United Reform Church and brings performers together from Cumbria, the Border Region and the North East. The festival […]

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Evacuate, Return, Escape – Total Enigma is back home

The Central Plaza saga has been disruptive to the city and the surrounding businesses but local escape rooms, Total Enigma, have suffered more than most due to the unsafe building.  Owner Laura Water was instructed to evacuate her premises on Victoria Viaduct.  Her team rallied, removed the essentials and they set up a new site […]

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Carlisle – City Of Lights

An exciting line-up of events, displays and installations are planned for the first-ever ‘City of Lights’ project in Carlisle. The event takes place between Wednesday 12th and Saturday 15th of February, while the stunning visual spectacle inside Carlisle Cathedral on the 12th, 13th and 14th is bound to be a highlight. The Cathedral will host […]

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Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year is set to return for 2020

Returning for its sixth incarnation, the Young Cumbrian Artist of the Year is set to take over the Vallum Gallery at Cumbria University’s Institute of Arts from March 2nd until the 20th.  The exhibition is a fantastic opportunity for all young artists, from students through to graduates and beyond, to showcase their artwork to the […]

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Looking at a new decade in a new light

Written by Jasper Baker  It’s a brand new year! And with it comes a renewed sense of motivation – a chance to refocus, recharge and make changes for the better.  Another New Year’s Eve means another list of resolutions, but let’s be honest, are we going to stick to them? Whether you’re getting fit or […]

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