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 20 July 2016

The autumn 2016 series series of Music:Live@Lunchtime will be held in Carlisle Cathedral on Tuesdays from 12:45 to 1:30 pm, from 3rd September to 8th November - click here for the programme, tickets prices, etc. 
Why become a member? - click here for further details.

The festival in 2015 was in a new format. There were concerts on one Friday and two Saturdays - 25 April, 30 May and 13 June - followed by a weekend in July - Friday 10 - Sunday 12. There were performances of Alexander L'Estrange's Ahoy!, and the Festival Chorus did works by Mozart and Dvorak. 

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 organises a series of six orchestral concerts featuring British and foreign orchestras. There is a supporting group called 'The Friends of Classical Music at The Sands'. The Sands also stages ballet and opera. 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