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Fri, 30 Jun 2017, 18:00 – Sun, 2 Jul 2017, 10:00 BST
Our Early Bird ticket gives you entry to our Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening events at a discounted price!
Sound the Alarm, Thursday 29th June, 7pm - 12am (Old Fire Station)
Source That Sound, Friday 30th June, 7pm - 1.30am (The Source Collective)
Sound of The Suburbs, Saturday 1st July, 8pm - 3am (The Venue)
We advise customers to purchase tickets before the night to ensure ticket reservation.
Carlisle Arts Fest 2017:
Hardwicke Circus / Tim Baugh / Merigot Boost Sound / Beachmaster / KVEIS / Leanne and The Radix / Paul Quigley / Clare Roberts / Emily Reay / Dan Mason / Barrie Wilson / Kyle Newrick / KJ Wood / The Unsung / //We/Are/Quasars// / Holiday / The Deekabouts / The League of Ukulele Gentlemen / Fred and the Steam Machine DJ Kuvocha / Unity Sessions /
Fall in love with Carlisle Arts Fest.. a fabulous mid-summer weekend break in the heart of Cumbria! A four-day festival with a wide variety of live music, artistic workshops and spell-binding visual arts taking place at some of the best venues in town. Thrilling atmosphere, captivating talent, roaring headline acts and a bag full of surprises!
The new and exciting Roman Cavalry event will also be taking place at the iconic Bitts Park and the celebrated Carlisle Farmer's Market will be making an appearance in the city centre!
Carlisle Arts Fest will kick off on Thursday 29th June with a variety of lively, energetic music including toe-tapping reggae, melodic blues, alternative rock and psychedelic funk to get everyone on their feet and the rhythm flowing at the symbolic venue, Old Fire Station. If you're a member of the Carlisle nightlife scene, it's the place to be! McGrew's Bistro will also be serving up their finest refreshments.
Friday night is always huge in Carlisle, so that's why we are bringing you a vast range of musical shenanigans to suit all tastes and backgrounds! Classic show tunes, Rock 'n' Roll, 60's, original covers and the freshest pop songs around, all under one roof at the unique and vibrant, The Source Collective. A diverse array of talented performers bringing you a full programme of music to serenade your ears.. If you fancy a laid back evening or the complete opposite and feel like dancing on the tables, this is the event for you!
(Bar is open all night for refreshments.)
Saturday night is well under way with Carlisle Arts Fest biggest, craziest indoor party yet — a mind-blowing, eye-popping spectacle of music, special effects and good times! You'll be listening to the best quality selection of House, Reggae, Rock 'n' Roll and Smart Indie and you can dance away to some of your favourite old school anthems across two unique rooms complimented by The Venue's bespoke staging, stunning decor, dazzling lights and booming sound system.. And of course, your wild weekend antics!
You can also expect well-stocked bars serving quality spirits, beers and cider, as well as a range of shots and a selection of wine for the ladies.
Book yourself a great value hotel, discounted B&B or get digs with your mates, grab your festival tickets & look forward to a superb weekend in the historical and cultural city of Carlisle!