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Old Fire Station festive events

Published on 29 November 2016

Old Fire Station festive events

Tickets are still available for some festive events planned at Carlisle’s Old Fire Station.

The entertainment venue, based on Peter Street, Carlisle has a variety of events lined up.

Northumberland Theatre Company presents: Little Red Riding Hood

Thursday 1 December 7pm (doors open 6.30pm) £10 (adult) and £5 (concessions)

Ideal seasonal entertainment for family audiences, with lots of music, chilling moments and plenty of laughs. NTC’s own special adaptation is a new combination of well loved, familiar and unfamiliar fairy tales: a collection of funny and scary stories including Little Red Riding Hood and The Wolf and The Fox. Tickets available from Carlisle Tourist Information Centre or online at (subject to a booking fee).

Oh Whistle And I’ll Come To You

Sunday 4 December 7.30pm (doors open 7pm) £12 (adult) and £10 (concessions). Minimum age 12

A Christmas thriller not to be missed! Widely regarded as the father of the modern ghost story, M. R. James' eerie tale is re-imagined by David Rudkin, described by the Observer as 'Britain's greatest living dramatic poet' into this new Christmas chiller. This drama production marks David Rudkin’s 80th year and the 80th anniversary of the death of M.R. James. Tickets available from Carlisle Tourist Information Centre or online at (subject to a booking fee).

CFM Christmas Fayre

Sunday 11 December, 9.30am - 4.30pm

Enjoy a day in the wonderful vintage setting of the Old Fire Station with a number of exhibitors from the local area in a festive extravaganza of quality and craftsmanship. The day will also combine local theatre entertainment, music and activities for children, including a special visit from Santa in his Grotto. FREE entry.

OFS Kids Party

Saturday 17 December, 11am - 1pm

Join us for some Christmas fun, games and magic. Ideal for children aged 10 and under. Tickets cost only £5 per child and include a free gift. Tickets available from McGrew’s (Old Fire Station) or online at (subject to a booking fee).

For further information about festive events in Carlisle, visit

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