Kirkgate Arts Address:
The Kirkgate Centre
Mon - Sat, 10am - 1pm
Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm
Via Embleton: From Embleton continue west towards Cockermouth. Before reaching Cockermouth School, turn left onto St Helens Street. Continue down St Helens Street until you reach the dentist on your right hand side. There, take the left turn onto Kirkgate. The centre is located just over the Bitter Beck.
Via Lorton: From Lorton and Loweswater head north west towards Cockermouth on the B5929. Continue along the road into Cockermouth, past the rugby club until the road becomes Lorton Road. Continue over the bridge and up the slight uphill until you reach a sharp left. Don't take the left turn and head straight over the junction onto Kirkgate. Head down the hill until you reach The Bitter End on your right. Turn immediately right and you will see the Kirkgate Centre.
Via the A66: From the A66, take the fourth exit off the sheep and wool roundabout (where the Premier Inn is located) onto Lamplugh Road. Follow the road past the garage and down into Cockermouth. When you reach the first set of traffic lights, turn right onto Station Road. At the second set of traffic lights by Sainsbury's turn right again onto B5292. Continue over the bridge and up the hill until the road bends sharp right. At the bend, turn left and immediately keep left again onto Kirkgate. Head down the hill until you reach The Bitter End on your right. Turn immediately right and you will see the Kirkgate Centre.