Hethersgill Vintage rally 2012 – Date announced

The 2012 Hethersgill Vintage Rally will take place at Carlisle Airport on Sunday, 6 May. This will be the 29th fair organised by the Hethersgill … [Read more...]





Ritual burial theory overturned in Maryport

Archaeologists and Roman experts may have to re-write history due to finds in Cumbria during a recent excavation. The excavation, on land adjacent … [Read more...]





Performance on a mountain in Cumbria

Two street artists have helped celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Lake District and the launch of the Lakes Alive’s summer season of outdoor shows, … [Read more...]





Hethersgill Vintage Rally 2011

Hethersgill Vintage Club 27th Annual Rally Craft fair and Auction Sale will be held at Carlisle Airport, Cumbria on 1st May 2011. This popular … [Read more...]





Ghost sign: British Paints in Carlisle

About half way along an alleyway not really used in our modern times, is possibly one of the best preserved ghost adverts in Carlisle. Painted … [Read more...]





Ghost adverts

Capturing a moment in advertising history, long before neon or lcd computer screens, product adverts were painted on to buildings and walls. In a … [Read more...]





Industrial past in Carlisle

Opened in the Summer of 2001 the subway linking the grounds of Carlisle Castle with the Tullie House side of Castle Way in Carlisle is filled with … [Read more...]





St. Michael’s Church, Shap

St Michael's church in Shap, Cumbria, was built in 1140 AD, predating Shap Abbey and the site is known to have had a church since 750 … [Read more...]





Charter Stone – Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

Kirkby Stephen, situated a few miles off the main A66 in the Upper Eden Valley has a long heritage and a number of things to look out for if you … [Read more...]





St. Cuthbert’s Church, Lorton

Laying midway between the twin villages of High and Low Lorton in Cumbria, lies an unassuming and modest little church with a history dating back to … [Read more...]