Community Events

We would appreciate your help to find out what sort of entertainment you would like to see in Carlisle’s city centre. Could you spend five minutes on this survey please? Thank you, in advance, for your help.

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
  • 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
  • Saturday 18 - Sunday 19 July: Carlisle Music City. Visit
  • 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
  • Sunday 15 November: Christmas Lights Switch On

To find out more about events in Carlisle, visit  

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Carlisle City Council
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