You’ll be glad to read that this weekend’s cultural calendar is exuberant in its choice, always plenty of options when you can celebrate Father’s Day and also have a boogie to the sounds of Jocelyn Brown.

Here’s our list of our top ten things:

  1. Don’t Stop Queen Now, Old Fire Station, June 18
    An energetic and true-to-life tribute performance, bringing Queen’s forty-year reign to life. Perfect for reliving that Freddie Mercury magic.
  2. Festival of Nature, Talkin’ Tarn, Brampton June 18-19
    A fantastically family friendly event which everyone’s being encouraged to come along to celebrate nature, take part in some fantastic activities and learn something new.
  3. Father’s Day, June 19
    With Father’s Day coming up, why not have a stroll round one of the city’s spectacular parks together, always perfectly complimented by a stop-off afterwards at your dad’s favourite public house.
  4. Summer solstice 108 Yoga mala with Emma, The Yoga Studio, Jun 19 Celebrate the Summer Solstice by taking part in The Yoga Studio’s annual Yoga Mala - practising this rhythmic and repetitive movement also allows you to discover the energetic yet meditative benefits of yoga.
  5. Writing Workshop with Carlisle Writers Group, June 19
    Carlisle Writers Group will have a walk along the riverside, where the Hadrian’s Wall path travels, and find inspiration from the natural setting and then retiring to the RAOB club to collate ideas, workshop some initial thoughts, and polish up a finished piece.
  6. Watch Limbo, Tullie House, June 20
    Film screening for Refugee Week of the award-winning flick of four asylum seekers who are staying on a remote island in Scotland, followed by a short talk from someone who came to Carlisle as an asylum seeker some years ago.
  7. Chris Ramsey, The Sands Centre, June 20
    Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour yet.
  8. Headliner show, The Brickyard, June 18
    An awesome line up of bands from Carlisle and the North East for a night of partying, including; Haushinka; Kidpunk and Robots with Souls. 


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