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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pennants
3 Aug 2019

Don't miss our National Park Family Fun with Fabric sessions.

The Sill National Landscape Discovery Centre
01434341200
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
Roger Albert Clark Rally
21 Nov 2019 to 25 Nov 2019

The longest and toughest special stage rally in Britain, with 140 cars from all over the UK and Europe taking part.

Kielder Forest, Carlisle
01952 510382
Carlisle Christmas Market
30 Nov 2019 to 8 Dec 2019

Carlisle city centre will stage an open-air festive market between Saturday 30 November and Sunday 8 December.

Carlisle city centre
01228 598596

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