Community Events

Carlisle is set to host a packed programme of events in 2015. Some dates already set include:

  • Saturday 25 April: Pirelli Carlisle Richard Burns Foundation Rally (Carlisle start TBC), Carlisle city centre
  • Wednesday 1 - Monday 6 April: Easter International Market, Carlisle city centre
  • Saturday 23 - Monday 25 May: Carlisle Music City. Visit
  • Monday 25 May: Upperby Gala, Hammond’s Pond
  • Saturday 6 June: Cumberland Show, Carlisle Racecourse
  • Friday 12 - Sunday 14 June: Crime Writing Weekend, Old Fire Station Arts Centre. Visit
  • Wednesday 17 June: Pride and Prejudice open-air theatre, Talkin Tarn Country Park
  • Saturday 20 June: Cumbria Pride, Carlisle city centre
  • Saturday 27 June: Armed Forces Day, Carlisle city centre
  • Saturday 4 July: Talkin Tarn Regatta
  • Friday 17 July: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice open-air theatre, Bitts Park
  • Thursday 13 August: Treasure Island open-air theatre, Talkin Tarn Country Park
  • Saturday 22 - Monday 31 August: Carlisle Pageant, Carlisle city centre
  • Saturday 31 October: Fireshow Funday, Carlisle city centre
  • Saturday 31 October: Fireshow, Bitts Park
  • Sunday 8 November: Remembrance Sunday, Carlisle city centre
  • Date TBC: Christmas Lights Switch On
  • Wednesday 2 - Sunday 6 December: Christmas Market, Carlisle city centre

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