Carlisle & District Music and Drama Festival



The 2016 Festival will be held between


Monday 7th - Saturday 12th March 2016



Current information and important changes to the programme and/or running times of classes will be announced in our UPDATES.



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 to become a Patron. 



Syllabi will be sent to all who participated in 2015, printed copies are now available from the Old Town Hall (Tourist Information Centre) in Carlisle. 


The syllabus and entry forms will also be available to download.


The 2016 timetable is now available to download.

Class numbers can be referenced in the Syllabus, which can be downloaded through the above link



All through this website

links to other pages on our website are in blue;

links to pfd files for downloading are in red;

 links to external websites are in green.


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.