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Gala, Mon 29 May 2017, free entry

Upperby Gala

Upperby Gala


This year’s Upperby Gala is set to be a wheelie great family event.

The programme for the popular community gala will include dramatic twists and turns by a BMX stunt rider, a mountain bike trick rider and freerunners. Some of the Savage Skills performers have featured on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent.

Organised by Carlisle City Council, Upperby Gala, will provide fun for all the family on Bank Holiday Monday (29 May), between 13:00 and 16:00.

The free event will be held at Hammond’s Pond. This year’s programme will include a vintage vehicles display and hands on activities from Carlisle College and Tullie House.

There will also be local charity stalls and the chance to sample sports activities.

Other activities include children’s entertainers, a fun fair, an owl magic display, a model railway and much more.

Food stalls will be providing refreshments throughout the event.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

Cafe open 12.00 to 16.00 weekends and school holidays.

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 29 May 2017 13:00 to 16:00


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 29 May Upperby Gala


Carlisle Tourist Information Centre

01228 598596


Blackwell Road,


Main entrance off Blackwell Road, Carlisle.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Carlisle station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Cafe open 12.00 to 16.00 weekends and school holidays.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children


  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair

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