An Evening with Jim Causley

Chris Bridgman

More than simply a folk-singer, multi award winning singer-songwriter, musician and proud Devonian Jim Causley is an all-round entertainer. His ‘Evening with’ concerts give a full night of beautiful singing, moving ballads, hilarious ditties and everything in between. Drawing equally from traditional repertoire and modern songs, as well as his own compositions and settings of poems by his relative, the …

An Evening with Jim Causley

Chris Bridgman

More than simply a folk-singer, multi award winning singer-songwriter, musician and proud Devonian Jim Causley is an all-round entertainer. His ‘Evening with’ concerts give a full night of beautiful singing, moving ballads, hilarious ditties and everything in between. Drawing equally from traditional repertoire and modern songs, as well as his own compositions and settings of poems by his relative, the …

Flux Workshop

Zoe Warren

Puppetry and Physics Workshops for Teenagers 11 – 16 years With Smoking Apples Theatre Company In association with their new show Flux   Come and join award winning theatre company Smoking Apples for an interactive physics workshop, created and delivered in association with the Institute of Physics. Participants will be able to explore key physics concepts, such as Nuclear Fission, …

Martin Carthy

Zoe Warren

Lifetime Achievement Award – BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014 For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music’s greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures. His skill, stage presence and natural charm have won him many admirers, not only from within the folk scene, but …

Writers in the Round

Zoe Warren

A relaxed evening of fantastic new, original music – never before heard! Featuring songwriters from the Kirkgate Songwriting Week; performing songs they have written throughout the week. Come and catch a varied array of emerging song-writing talent. With guest spot by course leader, award-winning writer and performer Charlie Dore. Charlie’s songs have won two Ascap awards, an Ivor Novello nomination, …

Barnes & Newton

Zoe Warren

Alan Barnes & Dave Newton Duo Alan Barnes and David Newton have been playing duets together for over 40 years. These multi award-winners cover a vast repertoire from Louis Armstrong to Chick Corea and play with an empathy that can only come with long experience. The emphasis, as always, is on swinging, accessibility and interplay. Expect a hugely entertaining programme …

Barnes & Newton

Zoe Warren

Alan Barnes & Dave Newton Duo Alan Barnes and David Newton have been playing duets together for over 40 years. These multi award-winners cover a vast repertoire from Louis Armstrong to Chick Corea and play with an empathy that can only come with long experience. The emphasis, as always, is on swinging, accessibility and interplay. Expect a hugely entertaining programme …

The Girl in the Spider’s Web (15)

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Lisbeth Salander, the cult figure and title character of the acclaimed Millennium book series created by Stieg Larsson, returns to the screen in The Girl in the Spider’s Web, a first-time adaptation of the recent global bestseller. The hacker must revisit the scene of her childhood traumas to prevent a deadly piece of military software from falling into the wrong …

Charlie Dore Songwriters Workshop Week

Songwriters Workshop Week

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We are inviting emerging songwriters to attend a week of intensive tuition and development at The Kirkgate Centre, in Cockermouth. You will experience a variety of skills workshops to help you hone your craft, meet other like-minded songwriters and get the opportunity to write and record demos.

The week commences Monday 25th February and completes Friday 1st March 2019 with a final evening public performance in the Kirkgate Theatre on Friday 1st March 2019.