New covid rules

After the most recent government announcement we ask all customers and building users to wear a face covering when entering the centre, when moving around the building and they must wear masks when seated in the auditorium.

We will be contacting all our regular groups to establish rules for specific activities, but as a general rule masks must now be worn unless an exemption applies.

Masks are not mandatory in our downstairs bar, or when consuming refreshments.


Tuesday treats! We're now home to Magic Mountain Wood Fired Pizza every Tuesday evening (from 5pm). 'Lulu', their trusty pizza van, will be parked outside the centre providing you with delicious pre-ordered pizzas. To order call 07463715806, or visit the website HERE, where you can also check out the menu.

Friday night is Pizza night! We're also working with our friends at Fermento to bring freshly made pizza to your table before our Friday night films. Check out the menu and order your pizza HERE.

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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.

Our Youth Theatre runs on Thursday evenings during term time.

Check out the opportunities to get involved as a volunteer in our lively organisation.

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

We'd like to thank all our supporters, in particular the Hadfield Trust for generously assisting us with the cost of replacing our windows! We can't wait to get this work underway, and look forward to continuing our work to improve the building.