being the name used by Carlisle Festival Ltd for its activities:
including the music festival held in July, and the lunchtime concerts
held in Carlisle Cathedral under the banner Music:Live@Lunchtime
Company No: 0569282. The company is a registered charity, No: 1113701

These pages were last updated on 24 March 2019

The series of Music:Live@Lunchtime usually held in Carlisle Cathedral on Tuesdays in the spring and in the autumn have temporarily ceased due to noisy building work taking place nearby at The Fratry.
Why become a member? - click here for further details.

There was not a festival in 2016, and again will not be held in future due to lack of funding.

Other classical music events in Carlisle (but not organised by Carlisle Festival Ltd)

Carlisle Music Society (formerly the North Cumbria Recitals) organises a series of six chamber music concerts in St. Cuthbert's Church - details are available - here

The Sands Centre in the past has organised a series of orchestral concerts featuring British and foreign orchestras. Unfortunately these have ceased due to withdrawal of grant support. However there is a supporting group called 'The Friends of Classical Music at The Sands' which is organising trips to the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester Details - here.
The City of Carlisle Orchestra is an amateur/ semi-professional symphony orchestra. They perform three concerts a year. Click here for further details.
Abbey Singers is an amateur/ semi-professional mixed choir. They perform a wide range of choral music. Click here for further details.
There is a local Cobweb Orchestra group that meets for practice in Dalston, and which gives cocerts from time to time. Click here for further details.

Other music events in Carlisle