Wordsworth’s Cockermouth Exhibition

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Cancelled due to Coronavirus. We’re planning to reschedule as soon as possible after the crisis has passed. Please watch for updates – or subscribe to our email list here.   Cockermouth Heritage Group As we celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth – in Cockermouth – of one of our greatest poets, this exhibition explores the market town that the …

Leopoldstadt – NT Live

Chris Bridgman

A new play by Tom Stoppard Directed by Patrick Marber Regarded as ‘Britain’s greatest living playwright’ (Times), Academy and Tony Award-winner Tom Stoppard’s critically acclaimed new play Leopoldstadt is a passionate drama of love, family and endurance. At the beginning of the 20th century, Leopoldstadt was the old, crowded Jewish quarter of Vienna, Austria. But Hermann Merz, a factory owner …


Zoe Warren

Cockermouth Rotary Club Fundraiser  Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again! You are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an original musical comedy based on the songs of ABBA. Reprising their roles from Mamma Mia! The Movie, are Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep as Donna, Julie Walters as Rosie and …

Ian MacMillan and Luke Carver Goss

Jocelyn West

Cockermouth Live Friday night event… Poet, broadcaster & comedian Ian McMillan and Olympic composer Luke Carver Goss present a hilarious night of words, music & breath-taking comedy, featuring songs, stories and a musical created out of thin air! ‘great double act and thoroughly enjoyed by all the audience’ Ashbourne Arts Festival ‘one of the best evenings of entertainment I have …

Kathryn Tickell

Jocelyn West

Cockermouth Live headline gig! The outstanding Kathryn Tickell. Kathryn Tickell is the foremost exponent of the Northumbrian pipes, a composer, performer, educator and successful recording artist whose work is deeply rooted in the landscape and people of Northumbria. Kathryn was awarded the OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, 2015. The OBE recognises her extraordinary career which began with learning tunes …

Jack Absolute Flies Again – NT Live

Chris Bridgman

by Richard Bean and Oliver Chris based on Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals   A riotous new comedy From the writer of One Man, Two Guvnors comes a hilarious new play, set in 1940s British summertime. After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to rejoin his fearless young Hurricane squadron at RAF Fontwell. Once back on …

VE Day 75 – Live from the Royal Albert Hall

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SSAFA presents VE DAY 75 WITH THE DAILY MAIL Live from the Royal Albert Hall Exactly 75 years since Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s announcement of the end of the Second World War, the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra plus special guests will unite the nation for an inspiring and patriotic evening. Audiences will enjoy stirring and emotional music from some of …

The Welkin

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by Lucy Kirkwood directed by James Macdonald Broadcast from the National Theatre One life in the hands of 12 women. Rural Suffolk in England, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, a young woman is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder. When she claims to be pregnant, a jury of 12 matrons are taken from their housework to …

Greed (15)

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Greed is the fictional story of a retail billionaire, set in the glamorous and celebrity-filled world of luxury fashion, which is centered around the build up to a spectacular 60th birthday party in an exclusive hotel on the Greek island of Mykonos. Directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Steve Coogan, Sophie Cookson, Asa Butterfield and David Mitchell

Parasite (15)

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Director Bong Joon Ho brings his work home to Korea in this pitch-black modern fairytale. Meet the Park Family: the picture of aspirational wealth. And the Kim Family, rich in street smarts but not much else. Be it chance or fate, these two houses are brought together and the Kims sense a golden opportunity. Masterminded by college-aged Ki-woo, the Kim …