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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

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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

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


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

Who Can Hire?

Are you looking for your ideal venue? Then look no further...Read more

How To Book A Room

Booking a room or exclusive use of the Kirkgate couldn't be easier.Read more


Don't just take our word for it - here's what our customers have to say.Read more

Become A Friend

Joining us couldn't be easier. As a Friend of the Kirkgate, you receive exclusive benefits and rewards, whilst helping to support the organisation. Your membership makes a huge difference to the work we do, find out more here.Read more

Venue Hire and Facilities

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


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