The Great Border City
The story of how Carlisle has grown and developed into the Great Border City is fascinating. This film, which includes rarely seen material, tells how Carlisle emerged from war, rebellion and pestilance to become known and respected all over the county.
The Industrial Revolution changed the fortunes of Carlisle. Here is an insight into what life was like two centuries ago right up to the present day, with insights into textiles, railways, crime, poverty and workhouses.