News with Discover Carlisle
9 April 2013
Carlisle is set to stage its first ever tourism conference this month. Organised by Carlisle City Council, the all-day event will be held on Friday 26 April at the Hallmark Hotel, between 9am and 4pm. It is free to attend and is targeted at local tourism providers and other businesses that have links with the tourism industry.
27 March 2013
The drawbridges are lowered, the fort gates unlocked and the daffodils are popping up through the grass as from Good Friday (29 March), English Heritage properties across the North East and Cumbria open their doors seven days a week again.
21 March 2013
The Tour of Britain will race through the heart of the world-famous Lake District for the first time in 2013, as the race celebrates its tenth anniversary with a spectacular 225-kilometre stage through Cumbria and the Lake District.
22 January 2013
This year the Cumberland Agricultural Society celebrates by holding it's 175th show. The Cumberland Show promotes farming, countryside and food and is held on Saturday 8th June at Carlisle Racecourse.
16 January 2013
English Heritage is encouraging people across Cumbria to take another look at the fascinating history and secret spaces on their doorstep, as it unlocks a programme of hidden and unusual things to see and do across its sites this winter.
10 December 2012
Major repair works to the Old Town Hall, Carlisle, are planned for early 2013. Carlisle City Council have appointed local building firm, Cubby Construction, to undertake the repairs to the two storey Grade I listed building and Johnston & Wright are the appointed architects. The City Council owns and manages the historic building and will be financing the majority of the £490,200 project, with support from English Heritage.
9 February 2012
"We've always known Carlisle's a great place, live, work and visit. This property survey shows that Carlisle is a friendly city, something which I'd whole heartedly agree with. It's great that the city is getting this kind of national recognition..."