Category: October

October’s Bucket List

10 things to do this month, including art and comedy. Pictured – Henning Wehn, Sat Oct 21, The Sands Centre


Featuring columnists Roger Lytollis, Sarah Ledger and John Myers

ONE TO WATCH: Shaw Lorimer-Bell

The Newcastle Falcons under-18s winger turns out for his home team in Carlisle whenever he can, writes Eleanor Jary in the October issue of Carlisle Living

A WORD WITH: Daniel Desborough

A calm head serves this former party maestro just as well when dealing with life and death situations as it did running a busy bar

MY CARLISLE: Bridget Foster

For this professional make-up artist and gym instructor, back flips and glamorous transformations are part of the day job. Meanwhile she’s sculpting her own body to perfection to enter international contests…


Ocotber’s issue of Carlisle Living features 6 pages of social pictures from the 2017 Carlisle Living Awards at the Garden at Eden, plus, another 6 pages covering events from across the city

RECIPE: Venison Pie

October’s recipe is Venison Pie with roasted Charlotte potatoes, by Tom Smalley, head chef at Brackenrigg Inn at Watermillock near Penrith

MYSPACE: Barbara Keen

Textiles enthusiast, bag-maker, cook and choir member, this former pub landlady is never short of a project

One big Carlisle thank you!

Eleanor Jary and Kath Smart report from the fourth Carlisle Living Awards and find out what the awards mean to the winners in our 36-page celebration of Carlisle’s big night

Past perfect

A vintage business that started as a sideline in a cupboard has become a global company exporting weird and wonderful finds across the world from a new studio in Denton Holme. Kath Smart meets owners Damian Sealey and Mark Howlette

Metal head

  Roger Smith is the fifth generation of his family to head Thomas Graham, the steel stockholder and industrial supply specialist based in Carlisle. He tells Duncan Bick of in-Cumbria magazine about working his way to the top, the family’s…

And relax…

Another Place, The Lake, a new £7.7m luxury hotel, has opened at the former Rampsbeck hotel on Ullswater, just 10 minutes from Penrith and half an hour from Carlisle. We take the first look inside the supercool redevelopment…