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Voices in the Land Festival at the Senhouse Roman Museum

Authors, books, workshops and more! What and where are the stories in the land? What voices, what echoes can we discover as we travel over ancient landscapes in Cumbria and further afield?   Maryport’s innovative Arts & Literature Festival kicks off again at Senhouse Roman Museum from 15th– 17th November 2019 with a fascinating range of speakers on the theme of ‘VOICES […]

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Egremont’s Crab Fair Re-Gurns for another year

Egremont’s Crab Fair is one of the UK’s most historic events and makes a welcome return for the 752nd time on Friday the 20th – Saturday 21st of September.  The Crab Fair dates back to 1267 and has been held almost continuously, except for unavoidable interruptions during the War years. It is believed the fair […]

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Solfest… Celebrating 15 Years of Festival Fun

You’d better get your hands on some tickets for this years Solfest because it’s going to be something special.  The much-loved event has been struggling under debt recently but thanks to tireless fundraising by organisers and the arrival of new directors, Solfest will be back from the 23rd to the 25th of August. Since its […]

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Utah Saints and Dutty Moonshine Big Band added to Solfest bill, plus day tickets announced.

Solfest’s 15th birthday party is just around the corner and the excitement is definitely building. With the announcement only a couple of weeks ago of acts such as The Coral and Krafty Kuts being added to the bill we thought the line up was complete but it has now been announced that dance music legends […]

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Make this weekend one you won’t forget

There’s only a few days left to get your hands on Kendall Calling tickets for 2019.  Kendal Calling is Cumbria’s premier music and arts festival.  Held at Lowther Deer Park and set in beautiful surroundings it has grown from a 900 capacity event in 2006 to a 25,000 capacity event that has cemented its reputation as the […]

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Coral, Krafty Kuts and dance tent added to Solfest 15’s line-up

There has been a steady drip-drip of great artists coming out this last month for Solfest 15 and this week we see 2 of possibly the most exciting artists to be released yet. The line-up already includes amazing acts such as From the Jam, Mark Chadwick (The Levellers), Baka Beyond, Undercover Hippy, Cockney reject plus […]

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New Directors add Stability for Solfest 

Solfest has had a difficult time since the last festival which led to significant changes in how it operates and where it is situated.  Along with a new venue came two new directors who have taken over the company and added some stability.  After last year the organising committee could not bear to throw the […]

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Solfest …The Final Farewell

You’d better get your hands on some tickets for this years Solfest because it’s going to be something special… unfortunately, it’s also going to be the last.    The much-loved event has been struggling under debt recently but thanks to tireless fundraising by organisers Solfest will be back from the 23rd to the 25th of […]

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Your Summer Holidays are sorted with our Six of the Best!

With long days – and hopefully – plenty of sunshine, summer holidays are a magical time of year.  It’s the perfect time to get the kids outside, take them away for a day out or give them an experience they won’t forget. Total Enigma Total Enigma is Carlisle’s escape rooms, bring the kids and help […]

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‘From The Jam’ added to Solfest line-up

With the first wave of acts from this year’s Solfest still fresh on our mind, the Solfest team have snuck out another headliner just in time for payday weekend. ‘From THE JAM’ featuring the Jam’s original bassist Bruce Foxton have been added to the bill and are sure to get lovers of the iconic band […]

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