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Venue Hire and Facilities

Ideally situated close to the centre of Cockermouth, sitting on the edge of the Lake District National Park, the Kirkgate is the perfect venue for your special occasion, covering everything from conferences to your very own film screening!Read more

Job Vacancies

Working with us is exciting, creative and challenging. If you're interested in joining our team, take a look at our vacancies.Read more

Name on a Seat

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We will soon be introducing apprenticeships at Kirkgate Arts - stay posted with us to find out more here.Read more

Why We Need You

Find out why volunteering remains integral to the success of Kirkgate Arts.Read more

Benefits to You

We believe volunteering can provide you with a wide range of benefits, here's how...Read more

How To Become A Volunteer

Find out how to become a volunteer.Read more


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Our Future

Find out about our redevelopment plans for our much-loved centre.Read more

Where To Find Us

Details on how to contact and reach us, nestled on the edge of the Lake District.Read more

Volunteer Opportunities

Find out more about exciting volunteering opportunities across West Cumbria.Read more

Our Volunteers

We talked to some of our wonderful volunteers about their roles.Read more

The Team

Here are the wonderful and talented names and faces that make the magic happen.Read more


Meet our dedicated team of Kirkgate Arts Trustees.Read more


Local history with the Cockermouth Heritage Group at the Kirkgate.Read more

The Kirkgate Centre

Cockermouth's community hub, home to a busy events programme and much more.Read more


Details on our range of fantastic facilities to hire, perfect for your event.Read more