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Adam Ant bringing his tour to Carlisle!

Pop icon ADAM ANT performs his landmark, solo album ‘FRIEND OR FOE’ for the first time, LIVE in its entirety across the UK from 7th NOVEMBER to 12th DECEMBER. Adam Ant will be playing at Carlisle’s Sands Center in November 2019!  Tickets on sale from FRIDAY 8th MARCH at 10am by  Following a world […]

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Following a successful run last year, host of Virgin Radio’s Drivetime show, comedian and TV presenter Matt Richardson will take to the stage once more with his live stand up show Slash. This much anticipated extension will see Matt perform at The Old Fire station, Carlisle on 9th Feb. Slash tells the story of Matt’s […]

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Indica Gallery set to light up the music industry in 2019

Every now and then a band comes along and floors you, sends shivers down your spine and makes you want to pick up an instrument and be in a band. It’s a rare commodity and a rare experience, especially in a live context but these Cumbrian lads nail it. Well this band, these lads from […]

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Young Ambassadors to bring fresh ideas to Carlisle

The Carlisle Ambassadors have been helping shape Carlisle’s future for three and a half years, they are determined to build the city as a centre of business, tourism and culture.  By creating a strong and influential network they are making a difference for the future growth and development of Carlisle. Now the younger generation have […]

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Solfest 2019 Announcement!

  The Solfest committee has spent the last couple of months since the end of the festival re grouping and trying to find a feasible way forward. This includes how to pay any acts and contributors that are still owed money from this year’s festival. Unfortunately turnout for Solfest 2018 was a lot lower than […]

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Don’t let them get away with great advice from Cumbria Tackle

From coast to coarse, Paul Armstrong from Cumbria Tackle shares his fishing tips for the season. Dogfish, Dogfish and more Dogfish! I think we can safely assume West Cumbria has a plentiful stock of Dogfish off our coast. The real red letter days have been for those who manage to get past the dogfish and […]

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Madness Announce Outdoor Concert at Bitts Park in Carlisle

Madness have just been announced as the headliners for a huge outdoor concert in Bitts Park, Carlisle. The show will take place on 9th June 2019 with doors at 3pm. Special guests are expected to be announced in the near future. Madness are one of the best known Ska bands in the UK. They have […]

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West Cumbria Mining still pushing forward with plans

The news from Toshiba and NuGen in regards to Moorside has made grim reading recently. While everyone is absorbing the latest news, it’s important to bear in mind that West Cumbria has other developments in the pipeline that also promise to create jobs. The West Cumbria Mining project may feel like it’s stalled but behind […]

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Callum’s Atlantic Rowing Challenge

A Whitehaven man is planning to make history as the first person to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean from continent to continent. The Atlantic is huge , there’s not many of us who can imagine drifting on such a vast body of water. Nothing to see but a flat horizon stretching away in all […]

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Solfest 2018

Local Festival Appeals to Public to ‘Save Our Solfest’

The popular West Cumbrian festival has launched a crowdfunding appeal to ‘Save Solfest’. Despite this year’s event receiving rave reviews and hosting a stellar line-up, organisers are appealing for donations to help make it happen again. The much-loved local festival, which has been taking place near Aspatria on the August Bank Holiday for the last […]

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