CARLISLE a city linking two world heritage sites
Telling the stories of heritage Carlisle, using innovative mobile technology.
Our country park is a great destination for the whole family, learn more
Carlisle is the perfect base for Exploring the Wall
Some of the finest are situated in the Carlisle area
A city steeped in 2000 years of history
The northern frontier of a mighty empire that once covered the known world
Probably the most scenic and impressive railway in the UK , find out more here..
An amazing social engineering experiment right here in Carlisle
Find out about our amazing local and national trails and cycling routes
We offer world class fishing opportunities
The Spirit of the Cracker Packers
This new exhibition celebrates the female workforce at Carr’s (now McVities) biscuit factory, women affectionally known as the Cracker Packers.
Location: Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery
(10/03/2018 - 15/04/2018)
(22/03/2018 - 18/10/2018)
(26/03/2018 - 30/03/2018)
(29/03/2018 - 23/10/2018)
(04/04/2018 - 06/04/2018)
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Event date: 27/10/2018 20:00 - 23:00 Export event
Based on the Isle of Skye, the Peatbog Faeries are one of Scotlands the best known names in contemporary folk music. 2016 saw their 25th anniversary, and in June the band were presented with the "Landmark" award for their contribution to Scottish music by Hands Up For Trad, who bring us the Scottish Traditional Music Awards.
In 2015 the band released their eighth album to great critical acclaim, with "Blackhouse" being nominated for "Album of the Year" at the Scottish Traditional Music Awards. In 2012 they were a nominee for "Best Live Act" at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, having already twice won "Live Act of the Year" at the Scottish Traditional Music Awards, along with a further nomination in 2014.
They've taken their own individual brand of Scottish tunes to audiences around the world, from European Festivals, to Asia, Africa, America, Mexico, Canada and Australia.
The mighty border keep with over 900 years of history, learn more...
Carlisle Cricket Club pavilion at Edenside was flooded in 2005 and 2015. the club commissioned archaeologists to carry out investigations into moving the clubhouse which uncovered evidence of Roman baths. The work has since uncovered significant archaeology and high quality find of a premier league importance.
The dig is still ongoing and its future plans are still in the planning phases. You can learn more in our Roman Carlisle digital story, including a photo gallery of the dig and its many artifacts.
Carlisle is one of thirteen of England’s historic cities which have collaborated to develop an innovative augmented reality (AR) product that is set to bring heritage to life. .
Get a unique insight into the history of one of England's most stunning Heritage Sites
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