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Published on 24 August 2017
Event date: 25/01/2018 20:00 - 22:30 Export event
The Railsplitters bring their high energy brand of bluegrass from Colorado, USA with top class instrumental playing and powerful female and male vocals. This hugely entertaining live band draws on a range of influences including folk/roots, Americana, modern pop and rock & roll, as well as bluegrass pioneers like Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs.
Featuring banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar and upright bass, The Railsplitters have the kind of raw power that will knock your socks off. Having got their career off to a flying start by winning the band competition at the popular and influential Rockygrass festival, The Railsplitters have spent much of the last few years on the road honing their craft. With three albums and two extensive UK tours under their belts, the band has received rave reviews on both sides of the Atlantic for their songwriting talent, luminous vocals and exceptional musical range.
Though they operate with the instrumentation of a bluegrass band, The Railsplitters are making music totally unlimited by tradition. This is music for the open road, the open dance floor, and open ears - music of the American West, made for all.
Doors 7pm Show 8pm
Tickets £12 in advance & £14 on the door
Available from OFS, Carlisle Old Town Hall & Online
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Ska n B specialists Bad Manners an original classic 2 Tone band led by front man Buster Bloodvessel
Available only Online
The Princess & The Goblin
Princess Irene is to be the bride of the goblin king’s son; unfortunately he hasn’t actually asked her yet.
Suitable for ages 4+
Doors 5.30pm Show 6pm
Tickets £10 & £5 Concession
Ghost Stories For Christmas
In the macabre tradition of the BBC's classic 1970s programme, Ghost Stories for Christmas is a theatre show featuring original spine-chillers in a vintage vein.
Doors 7pm Show 7.30pm
Advance tickets £12 & £8 Concessions
£14 & £10 on the door
The Horsenecks with support from Vera Van Heeringhen
Hard hitting transcontinental Old Time and early Bluegrass stringband music. With roots in Portland, Oregon and Liverpool England.
With support from Vera Van Heeringhen
Advance tickets £14
£16 on the door
The Postcard Band
Join the local three piece for another casual afternoon of music and fizzy drinks
With guest sets from Blind Fiction & Ogres of Go Go
Families (even children!!!) very very welcome
1pm - 5.30pm
Music from 1.30pm
Rocket Theatre Group - Cinders
**DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED**
Join the freshest Theatre Group in Carlisle as they perform their first Pantomime. Meet Cinders, Buttons and a cast of the usual suspects as they present a well known story with a local flavour.
Tuesday 19 December
7pm (doors at 6.30pm)
Wednesday 20 December
3pm (doors at 2.30pm) & 7pm (doors at 6.30pm)
Tickets are £10* and are available from OFS, The Old Town Hall and Online.
Celebrating it's first anniversary SPIRAL is a small charity that offers a free confidential service for young people that have/are being effected by bullying.
Tickets are free
Please contact [email protected] for a place
Event starts at 2.30pm and finishes at 5pm
Hercules - The Semi God
Carlisle’s first ever adult panto is coming to the Old Fire Station this festive season.
Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd, Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th December.
Doors are at 7.00pm and the show starts at 8.00pm
Murray's Mind Myth and Magic
There was a time when the stage was adorned by men and women who wore opulent turbans and proclaimed the innermost secret thoughts of the audience, when you were not sure if you were watching the cleverest of illusions or a Psychic who really could peer into the deepest recesses of your soul.
Tickets are £10 and £8 (under 16s) and are available from OFS and Online.
This show contains material that may not be suitable for younger children
Recommended age 16+