04 - 11 Jul 2020


8:00 pm





Cockermouth Virtually Live!

We go online…

With this year’s Cockermouth Live! Festival unable to go ahead due to the Coronavirus situation, we’re delighted to offer a a virtual feast of varied entertainment, with a huge array of local talent performing for you in the comfort of your living room.

Acts include bands, singer-songwriters, choirs, dance troupes and drama groups.

Including special guest appearances from poet, broadcaster & comedian Ian McMillan, his songwriting partner Olympic composer Luke Carver Goss, and the magician of the Northumbrian pipes, Kathryn Tickell.


YouTube Premiere on Cockermouth Live YouTube channel
Starting at 8pm on Saturday 4 July.
Then available for a further 7 days, until Sat. 11 July.

The Kirkgate Centre is a COVID19 secure venue.
We ask customers not to attend if any of the following symptoms are present:
- a new and persistent cough
- a high temperature
- any loss of, or change to, your sense of smell/taste
Hand sanitiser is provided upon entry to the building, and additional cleaning measures have been introduced.
There is a one way system in operation, and persons visiting the building must leave their name and contact number on entry.
(Please note this is not required for those who have booked in advance for a show, or those attending classes where records of attendees are already kept).

Face coverings must be worn inside the building and all safety signs and advice must be adhered to by all staff, volunteers and visitors.
Thank you for your patience at this challenging time.