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  Events for November 2018
  • Artisan Markey
    New event selling arts, crafts, locally produced foods, artisan produce, Christmas gifts and more. Refreshments by Jan's Pantry. In aid of Burton Memorial Hall funds.
    VENUE: Burton Memorial Hall
    DATE:  3rd November 2018
    TIME: 10:00 - 16:00
  • Royal British Legion Coffee Morning,
    Organised by the Royal British Legion in aid of the Poppy Appeal.
    VENUE: Old Town Hall
    DATE:  3rd November 2018
    TIME: 10:30 - 12:00
  • Laying of Poppy Crosses on War Graves
    Join the Mayor of Carlisle, Cllr Jessica Riddle at a short service to lay Poppy Crosses on War Graves in Carlisle Cemetery. This is the culmination of the laying of over 200 crosses on every War Grave in the cemetery and a total of 400 in the various cemeteries in Carlisle
    VENUE: Carlisle Cemetery
    DATE:  8th November 2018
    TIME: 10:31 - 13:31
  • Young Persons’ Armistice Service
    A Young Persons’ Remembrance Service will be held. Children are invited to lay tributes, readings and poems at the City Memorial.
    VENUE: City Memorial
    DATE:  9th November 2018
    TIME: 11:00 - 12:00
  • Carlisle Remembers 1918
    The 100th anniversary of the end of World War One will be commemorated in the city with four special events. Under the banner, Carlisle Remembers 1918, they will all take place on Saturday 10 November. "This Day in 1918" will transport visitors back to what life was like at Carlisle Castle and in the city 100 years ago with an all-day re-enactment. From 1881 to 1959 the castle was the headquarters of the Border Regiment. A total of 23,000 recruits passed through it during the war. Visitors will be able to experience soldiers being trained for battle and the wounded being treated in the military hospital. There will be a full-sized replica Mark IV tank on display, similar to that which sat outside the castle gates until 1935, along with a genuine World War One supply lorry.
    VENUE: Carlisle Castle
    DATE:  10th November 2018
    TIME: 10:00 - 20:00
  • Remembrance Sunday
    The Mayor of Carlisle, Cllr Jessica Riddle will lead the Remembrance Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony, when the Two Minutes’ Silence will be observed, and a Wreath will be laid by the Mayor. Former servicemen and women are invited to form up at Paternoster Row at 10.30am ready to march to the War Memorial in Greenmarket for the service.All welcome
    VENUE: City Memorial
    DATE:  11th November 2018
    TIME: 11:00 - 12:00
  • The County Remembrance Service
    The Chairman of Cumbria County Council, Cllr Elizabeth Mallinson will join the Lord Lieutenant, High Sheriff and other dignitaries including the Mayor of Carlisle, Cllr Jessica Riddle to attend a Remembrance Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony, organised by The Royal British Legion (Cumberland and Westmorland County Branch) and Cumbria County Council. All welcome to attend.
    VENUE: Cenotaph, Rickerby Park
    DATE:  11th November 2018
    TIME: 14:30 - 15:30
  • World War I Centenary event
    Starting with lunch in the community café from 12.30pm. Followed by songs from the era, performed in the theatre, by Pennine Way School Choir at 1pm and the Carlisle Community Choir at 1.15pm. Movie Monday Club will then present a showing of the Steven Spielberg classic War Horse at 2pm. Those attending will be asked to make a donation to the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.
    VENUE: Harraby Community Campus
    DATE:  12th November 2018
    TIME: 12:30 - 15:30
  • Christmas Advice and Lunch
    Stressed? Lonely? Feeling Down? Money Worries? Behind the tinsel and the sparkle, Christmas is a difficult time for many local residents. People are struggling with financial problems, loneliness and stress among many other issues. At a time when the rest of the world seems to be having a great time, these problems can be even harder to cope with. Join Dalton Councillors Shaun Blezard and Ann Thurlow, for a cuppa, some lunch and chat, and information on how to make this time of year a little easier. Local agencies including Barrow and District Credit Union, Dropzone and Dalton churches will be available to discuss the support available. We’ll also have a children’s toy swap and a book swap. Bring used toys and books in good condition and swap for something new to you! Free to all.
    VENUE: Dalton Community Centre
    DATE:  24th November 2018
    TIME: 11:00 - 14:00
  Recurring events in this month
  • Free! Carers Benefits Clinics
    Come along to one of West Cumbria's free benefit clinics, last Thursday of every month by appointment. For more information and times follow this link: http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/eLibrary/Content/Internet/542/827/41925102127.pdf
  • Seaton Library - Poetry Parlour
    Come along to Seaton Library on the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 4:00pm - 5:00pm to share in your love of poetry
  • Beginners IT course
    Starting Wednesday 26 September 1.30-3.30 for 7 weeks. A friendly and informal course will include : how to search the internet, how to send receive and manage emails, how to be safe and secure online, how to manage files and folders, how to store information using Microsoft Word. To book a place contact South Lakeland Community Learning & Skills 01539 713257
  • Santa Express at Hayes Garden World
    Come and join the Santa Express at Hayes Garden World this Christmas. Take a journey to meet Santa through our winter wonderland and search for the golden tickets along the way. Hop on our express train for your own photo opportunity before arriving at Santa’s workshop to make Father Christmas’s very own reindeer food. The next stop will be to meet Santa himself for a gift, book and photo opportunity. Spaces are available in advance by online booking only. The price is inclusive of the visit to see Santa, the activities along the way, a present, souvenir picture and a book to take home (one book per family) The Santa Express will be open from the 3rd November, train times are as follows. November: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. December: Every day from the 1st of December until the 23rd. Bookings available every 15 minutes from 9.45am (Sunday 10.45am) – 12.45pm then 13.45pm - 4.45pm.
  • Artisan Markey
    New event selling arts, crafts, locally produced foods, artisan produce, Christmas gifts and more. Refreshments by Jan's Pantry. In aid of Burton Memorial Hall funds.
  • Royal British Legion Coffee Morning,
    Organised by the Royal British Legion in aid of the Poppy Appeal.
  • Laying of Poppy Crosses on War Graves
    Join the Mayor of Carlisle, Cllr Jessica Riddle at a short service to lay Poppy Crosses on War Graves in Carlisle Cemetery. This is the culmination of the laying of over 200 crosses on every War Grave in the cemetery and a total of 400 in the various cemeteries in Carlisle
  • Young Persons’ Armistice Service
    A Young Persons’ Remembrance Service will be held. Children are invited to lay tributes, readings and poems at the City Memorial.
  • Carlisle Remembers 1918
    The 100th anniversary of the end of World War One will be commemorated in the city with four special events. Under the banner, Carlisle Remembers 1918, they will all take place on Saturday 10 November. "This Day in 1918" will transport visitors back to what life was like at Carlisle Castle and in the city 100 years ago with an all-day re-enactment. From 1881 to 1959 the castle was the headquarters of the Border Regiment. A total of 23,000 recruits passed through it during the war. Visitors will be able to experience soldiers being trained for battle and the wounded being treated in the military hospital. There will be a full-sized replica Mark IV tank on display, similar to that which sat outside the castle gates until 1935, along with a genuine World War One supply lorry.
  • Remembrance Sunday
    The Mayor of Carlisle, Cllr Jessica Riddle will lead the Remembrance Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony, when the Two Minutes’ Silence will be observed, and a Wreath will be laid by the Mayor. Former servicemen and women are invited to form up at Paternoster Row at 10.30am ready to march to the War Memorial in Greenmarket for the service.All welcome
  • The County Remembrance Service
    The Chairman of Cumbria County Council, Cllr Elizabeth Mallinson will join the Lord Lieutenant, High Sheriff and other dignitaries including the Mayor of Carlisle, Cllr Jessica Riddle to attend a Remembrance Day Wreath-Laying Ceremony, organised by The Royal British Legion (Cumberland and Westmorland County Branch) and Cumbria County Council. All welcome to attend.
  • World War I Centenary event
    Starting with lunch in the community café from 12.30pm. Followed by songs from the era, performed in the theatre, by Pennine Way School Choir at 1pm and the Carlisle Community Choir at 1.15pm. Movie Monday Club will then present a showing of the Steven Spielberg classic War Horse at 2pm. Those attending will be asked to make a donation to the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.
  • Christmas Advice and Lunch
    Stressed? Lonely? Feeling Down? Money Worries? Behind the tinsel and the sparkle, Christmas is a difficult time for many local residents. People are struggling with financial problems, loneliness and stress among many other issues. At a time when the rest of the world seems to be having a great time, these problems can be even harder to cope with. Join Dalton Councillors Shaun Blezard and Ann Thurlow, for a cuppa, some lunch and chat, and information on how to make this time of year a little easier. Local agencies including Barrow and District Credit Union, Dropzone and Dalton churches will be available to discuss the support available. We’ll also have a children’s toy swap and a book swap. Bring used toys and books in good condition and swap for something new to you! Free to all.