In just a matter of weeks, ‘1914 – The Carol of Christmas’ by Military Voices has become a social media sensation and now the military charities behind the song are launching a campaign, asking the public to download the song at 19:14 on Saturday evening.
BBC commentator, ex motorcycle & truck racer and the eternal practical joker, Steve Parrish, has added more dates to his already successful MAD Tour
An art exhibition highlighting the development of rock climbing in the Lake District is proving to be a huge success
The opportunity to help design parts of the Old Fire Station Arts Centre is on offer for a creative designer. Carlisle City Council is looking for a talented interior designer to create a ‘look and feel’ for the Old Fire Station’s public areas
There are still tickets available for the charity comedy night ‘Laugh yourself better’ on the 2nd January 2015, but they are selling fast! The event is hosted by local cancer charity the Odyssey Foundation Cumbria and stars celebrity comedian Patrick Monaghan at the Crown and Mitre Hotel
A 15-year-old Sea Cadet has delivered a copy of the single ‘1914 – The Carol of Christmas’ by the group Military Voices to No. 10 Downing Street as a gift for the Prime Minister and his wife from the three military service charities.
The Trustees and staff of Keswick Museum & Art Gallery are delighted to have been awarded ‘Full Accreditation’- the quality badge for museums – this week by Arts Council England.
After five sell out UK tours, with 250,000 tickets sold and countless accomplishments, Diversity have announced their most up close and personal tour yet. The tour will see Diversity performing exclusively choreographed routines
The Jennings Keswick Jazz Festival will return once again in 2015, for its 24th outing in the town. It will take place from Thu 7 – Sun 10 May in various venues around Keswick, including Theatre by the Lake’s Main House and Studio
Hundreds of seriously ill children will benefit from two months of performances of Peter Pan at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick this Christmas. Thanks to the generosity of J.M. Barrie
Windermere Golf club has trialled an exciting new form of entertainment, by hosting a production by Manchester based theatre company, The Rocket Theatre.
Since they formed in Brighton in 2011, blues/roots/rock trio Stark have built a strong following and gained a reputation for their superlative musicianship. The band’s latest CD, ‘Stories From The Ground’
Volunteer researchers across Cumbria have been working since October on an exhibition about daily life and industry in 1914. They’ve undertaken research in museums, libraries and archives across the county
Following the success of his solo shows earlier this year, Elvis Costello announces a 21 date UK tour called ‘Detour’ in the early summer of 2015, performing at The Sands Centre on Saturday 13 June.
Elton John and his band will visit the Westmorland County Showground on Sunday 14 June 2015 as part of his European tour. This will be Elton’s first ever performance in the Lake District.
The stunningly choreographed ice spectacular, Snow White On Ice will transforms The Sands Centre into a frozen wonderland from Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 February.
Theatre by the Lake’s Artistic Director Ian Forrest yesterday unveiled nine “exciting and unmissable” plays that will be seen on the theatre’s two stages in 2015.
Paul Weller has announced a 14 date tour for 2015, performing at The Sands Centre on Saturday 21st March. The tour sees Paul play a more varied selection of towns across the UK than the usual run of arenas
Who would have thought that each year it would be normal for over 100 eminent speakers to come to the quiet town of Keswick?
100 years on from the very first Christmas in the trenches of the Great War, military voices are once again raised in harmony for a moving song of tribute to bravery and sacrifice. The song, simply titled ‘1914 – The Carol of Christmas’