Please note: WE'RE DELIGHTED TO SAY THAT the lift at the Kirkgate Centre is now WORKING AGAIN! We're very grateful for financial support towards the cost of the refurbishment from Cumbria County Council and Friends of the Kirkgate.  

Hello – welcome to Kirkgate Arts. We run Arts Out West, bringing shows to village halls and other community venues across West Cumbria; and the Kirkgate, the warm and welcoming arts centre and community space in Cockermouth.

We also host the Cockermouth Heritage Group, which discovers and explains the history of the area, with a great collection of objects and documents.

Do explore all the varied events and activities we’re putting on over the coming months. And do get in touch if you have any queries, or would like to get involved. There are lots of opportunities to take an active role as a volunteer at the Kirkgate. Or maybe you’d like to bring something special to your own community with Arts Out West.

Our team are happy to talk!

We're part of the Cumbria Family Arts Network and Big Imaginations..

Kirkgate Youth Theatre

runs every Thursday evening in term-time.
Two groups, for ages 10 - 14 and 14 - 18.

Forthcoming Events

01 February 2020


The Kirkgate Centre, Kirkgate, Cockermouth, CA13 9PJ

09 February 2020

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The Kirkgate Centre, Kirkgate, Cockermouth, CA13 9PJ

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