What’s happening on Hadrian’s Wall?

Don’t imagine the main action all took place centuries ago - the frontier today is the setting for drama and music, historical events, kids activities and all sorts of other tempting festivities. There are both Roman and non-Roman events aplenty for people of all ages with a vast array of interests and passions! Dark Skies stargazers, film buffs, kite-flyers, Easter egg hunters, Roman re-enactors, birds-of-prey enthusiasts and many more besides are all catered for. Whether you want to join a sponsored walk, get up close with some Roman objects, peruse incredible art installations or have your mind blown by world-class performances, you’re in the right place. The calendar is simply packed so take a look and join us!


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North Pennines Stargazing Festival
26 Oct 2019

Join the North Pennines AONB Partnership at Talkin Tarn Country Park, Carlisle, to experience some of the darkest skies in the North Pennines.

Talkin Tarn Country Park, Tarn Road, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 1HN
01228 598596
Carlisle Fireshow
2 Nov 2019

This year’s Carlisle Fireshow will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing.

Bitts Park, Carlisle, Cumbria
01228 598596
Carlisle Christmas Lights Switch On
17 Nov 2019

The star-studded Christmas Lights Switch On stage will be in place in the city centre pedestrianised area, outside the Old Town Hall. Organised by Carlisle City Council, it will provide a packed family entertainment programme, to suit all ages.

Carlisle city centre, Cumbria, CA3 8JE
01228 598596

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