From Hollywood to the Pennines

Cinema to Celebrate in Cockermouth - here's what you've got to look forward to on the big screenRead more

In the Spotlight: GROWTH from Paines Plough

We take a closer look at upcoming comedy Growth - a play about growing up and manning up...Read more

Free Filmmaking Course for Young People

Great opportunity for young people from the BFI Film Academy CumbriaRead more

A Peek Behind the Scenes

Our talented work experience students, Anna and Merryn, from Cockermouth School reveal all from their week at the Kirkgate!Read more

Family adventures at Cockermouth LIVE!

Here we take a look at what's on for families in Cockermouth at this years festivalRead more

Let's Get Quizzical - inside the mind of the Master

The man behind the legendary Great Kirkgate Quiz reveals his questionable activities...Read more

Blog takeover with Cartoonopolis star Lewis Bray

Our first guest takeover is now up on the blog!Read more

An inside look at NT Live's Angels in America

An exclusive look at the story, cast and a peek behind-the-scenesRead more

Fancy a summer to remember? We've got you covered

3 reasons why you should join us this summer...Read more

Our glitterball is at the ready

Oasis vs Blur, the age of disco and platform shoes. Katie Gentry looks ahead to our fundraiser, 90s styleRead more

8 reasons why you NEED to see Paradise Lost

This is a need, not want situation (and here's why)...Read more

Latest News On Our Redevelopment

A look at our big plans for the future of Kirkgate Arts with Deputy Chair, Derek CannonRead more

An Inside Look At Our First Live Stream

Not sure on Hamlet? Here's our top five reasons why this is so much better than Harry Potter...Read more

Our New Website Has Landed

Our new digital home is here. Here we share the story behind the new site and our new lookRead more