Carlisle History Tour is a unique insight into the fascinating history of this ancient city, now the county town of Cumbria, and shows just how much it has changed during the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Readers are invited to follow author and historian Billy F. K. Howorth as he guides them through its streets and alleyways, pointing out the well-known and lesser-known landmarks along the way.
Billy F.K. Howorth is Lancashire native, he was born in Blackburn and grew up in Morecambe. Billy studied at the University of Bradford where he gained his degree in Archaeology. He has gone on to teach and lecture around the North West on various archaeological and historical subjects. He can be found giving talks to local groups, societies and museums, as well as teaching courses and undertaking consultancy work. He is also the manager of Carnforth Bookshop, one of the largest independent bookshops in the North West.