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Dens, Daisies & Discoveries takes learning Outside

Dens, Daisies & Discoveries takes learning Outside Primary School Teacher, Josie Carding, has left the classroom, to take learning outdoors. After teaching in an inner city, Carlisle school, Josie has taken the leap to set up her own business ‘Dens, Daisies & Discoveries’, in order to get children more active and reconnected with the natural […]

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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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Our Lakes series – Derwent Water

Images by Andrew Locking If it wasn’t for the passage of time, weather and erosion we may never have ever featured Derwent Water as part of ‘Our Lakes’ series. It was once part of a much larger lake which would have merited nothing more than a few extra words in our Bassenthwaite feature earlier this […]

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Western Walks – Lanthwaite Hill

Distance: 4.0 miles Ascent: 400 feet Brackenthwaite Hows is one of the Lakes’ most breathtaking views and inspired a JMW Turner watercolour on his first visit to the Lake District in 1797.  This short walk has been popular since and is renowned for its views, bluebells, wildflowers, wildlife and history. Lanthwaite Hill is shown on […]

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Get active at Whinlatter Forest

Feature image by Jerry Tatton If you’re looking for the gift that keeps on giving, then treat your loved ones to a year of memories and purchase a year’s membership to England’s only mountain forest. Membership provides free car parking, discount in the Visitor Centre shop, Siskins Café, Cyclewise, Go Ape and a range of […]

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Westlands Country Park crowned Best Lodge Escape destination…

Westlands Country Park was crowned Best Lodge Escape destination in Scotland for the second consecutive year at a glittering gala awards evening hosted by UK staycation specialists Hoseasons. The holiday park near Kirkpatrick Fleming, just 15 minutes from Carlisle, received top scores in independent customer satisfaction surveys to be chosen as Scotland’s top lodge holiday […]

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Editors Pick… November – December 2019

Editors Pick… November – December 2019 The nights are long which makes it the perfect time of year to get out there and party. Adam Ant: Friend or Foe Tour   18 November The Sands Centre Pop icon, Adam Ant performs his landmark, solo album ‘Friend or Foe’ in its entirety along with his classic […]

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Kids Christmas Roundup November / December 2019

Kids Christmas Roundup November / December 2019 There’s plenty for the kids in the run-up to Christmas, whether it’s meeting the big man in red, practising their carol singing or taking to the great outdoors. Carol Singing Day Oak Tree Animals’ Charity November 30 An opportunity to sing with a group. What better way of […]

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A Christmas Carol – As Told By Jacob Marley (Deceased)

A Christmas Carol – As Told By Jacob Marley (Deceased) Rosehill Theatre, December 5th   Adapted, produced and performed by James Hyland Based on the novella by Charles Dickens Music by Chris Warner Brother Wolf is proud to present the return of its award-winning one-man show, A Christmas Carol – As told by Jacob Marley […]

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Christmas Trail around Town to get people in the mood for Christmas!

Workington Town Council has teamed up with Washington Square Shopping Centre to bring a fun and festive trail to Workington. The trail will run from 18th November – 2nd December and involves 30 Christmas friends hidden in shop windows around Washington Square Shopping Centre. Each Christmas friend has a name and the challenge is for people to […]

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