Carlisle & District Music and Drama Festival



The 2017 Festival will be held between


Monday 13th - Saturday 18th March 2017



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Patrons will receive their free programme either by post or delivered by hand; they also have free access to all sessions throughout the Festival. Click here if you are interested in becoming a Patron. 


All 2016 Participants have been sent pdf files with Syllabus and Entry Forms by email. Printed copies are available from the Old Town Hall (Tourist Information Centre) in Carlisle. Alternatively, request a printed copy by emailing your name and postal address to


The 2017 Syllabus and Entry Forms are available to download.


The 2017 timetable can be


downloaded here.


Class numbers can be referenced in the Syllabus, which can be downloaded through the link on this website.




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The Festival is a registered charity and is funded from the sale of programmes, door entry money, advertising revenue, patrons donations and the sale of refreshments in the Tithe Barn.

The Festival gratefully acknowledges financial assistance from Cumbria County Council's General Provision Community Grands Fund.

The Festival is organized and manned by our team of unpaid volunteers, and we are very grateful for their commitment in terms of time and financial input.