Cockermouth Virtually Live!

Chris Bridgman

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 …

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 …

Deckchairs 2

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by Jean McConnell Four one-act plays all set by the seaside, each with two women characters. Full of surprising twists and wry observations, the plays are humorous, touching and compassionate. Cockermouth Amateur Dramatic Society

Deckchairs 2

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by Jean McConnell Four one-act plays all set by the seaside, each with two women characters. Full of surprising twists and wry observations, the plays are humorous, touching and compassionate. Cockermouth Amateur Dramatic Society

The Crab Prince

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Cancelled due to Coronavirus. We’re hoping to reschedule for the autumn. Please watch for updates – or subscribe to our email list here.   Jo’s Portable Art Department A new interactive puppet show for children, recommended age 4 to 8. Performed by Joanna Neary. Written by Joanna Neary and Joseph Nixon, songs by Heather Minor. Directed by Emma Edwards. Marina …

Ensonglopedia of British History

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Cancelled due to Coronavirus. We’re hoping to reschedule for the autumn. Please watch for updates – or subscribe to our email list here.   Ensonglopedia of British History recounts the major events in our island’s history, from the point of view of a character who lives forever and does their best to provide for themselves and their family amid political …

Deckchairs 2

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by Jean McConnell Four one-act plays all set by the seaside, each with two women characters. Full of surprising twists and wry observations, the plays are humorous, touching and compassionate. Cockermouth Amateur Dramatic Society

The It

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by Vivienne Franzmann Kirkgate Youth Theatre   A play about a teenage girl who has something growing inside her. She doesn’t know what it is, but she knows it’s not a baby. It expands in her body. It starts in her stomach, but quickly outgrows that, until eventually it takes over the entirety of her insides. It has claws. She …

fell

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by Chris Salt On the Wire   A play about friendship and childhood, set in West Cumbria; about two boys at either end of teenagehood, and the gulf between them in those few years. One day Lyle walks out of his life and up into the high fells. On the edge of a deep tarn he meets Jake who has a …

fell

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by Chris Salt On the Wire   A play about friendship and childhood, set in West Cumbria; about two boys at either end of teenagehood, and the gulf between them in those few years. One day Lyle walks out of his life and up into the high fells. On the edge of a deep tarn he meets Jake who has a …