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Carlisle PageantThe free Carlisle City Council event will celebrate the city’s history and heritage and will link in with the ancient proclamation of the Great Fair (Saturday 29 August).
The Pageant Puppet Parade and Family Fun Day will take place on Saturday 22 August. The programme will include lots of family friendly fun, including face painting and street entertainers.
The programme will also include Best of Carlisle Market stalls between Saturday 22 and Tuesday 25 August, followed by an International Market between Wednesday 26 and Monday 31 August.
Tour of BritainThe Tour of Britain, the UK’s biggest professional bicycle race, is set to return to Carlisle.
Cyclists doing the Tour of Britain this year will race around Cumbrian roads not once but twice for the first time ever. Two stages of the iconic Tour of Britain cycling event will take place in Cumbria this September.
Stage three will take place on Tuesday 8 September, and will see the cyclists power their pedals from Cockermouth to Floors Castle, Kelso, after visiting Carlisle. Stage five will take place two days later on Thursday 10 September, when they will travel from Prudhoe to Hartside Fell, Cumbria, with the route including a trip through Brampton.
Carlisle Fireshow - Spellbound SensationsThis year’s Carlisle City Council Fireshow is entitled Spellbound Sensations. The established community event will once again be staged in Bitts Park, and will take place on Saturday 31 October.
A giant bonfire will be centre stage at this year’s event. Spectacular fireworks will also make sure the event goes with a bang!
A Fireshow Funday will be held in the city centre through the day, and there will be a fairground in Devonshire Walk car park.
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|Sat 22 - Mon 31 Aug||Carlisle Pageant at Carlisle City Centre|
|Mon 27 Jul - Mon 31 Aug||How to be a Roman Soldier at Birdoswald Roman Fort|
|Sun 30 Aug||Kids Comedy Club at The Old Fire Station|
|Sun 30 Aug||Sky Ride: Wildlife & Wilderness – 3 miler at Watchtree Nature Reserve|