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It Happens In Carlisle - Black Music and the Border City (2018)

A short film exploring Black Music and Black Artists and their connection to the Carlisle music scene.

With contributions from local performers, musicians, venues and practitioners we learn a bit about the influence Black Music has had on the wider musical landscape. Local people also share their stories about gigs and events featuring Black musicians and performers including the famous 1967 gig at the ABC Lonsdale featuring Jimi Hendrix. There are some amazing stories about legendary artists who have played Carlisle, not only in the past but more recently, and will continue to visit Carlisle and play the music scene and influence bands and local musicians. In the words of Andy Bartlett, Manager at The Brickyard ‘It happens in Carlisle’.

Footstep (2018)

Patchwork Opera present 'Footstep' a fusion of poetry, music and songs interwoven with acted vignettes complimented by digital imagery. The lives of five people crisscross during one day in Carlisle. A live performance was held on Wednesday 29th August 2018, 8:30pm at the Old Fire Station as part of Carlisle Fringe.

Short Films

Stories in pictures

Independently produced film work, collaborating with creative people, often in Carlisle and the surrounding area.


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