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 …

Talisk

Lola Meissonnier

CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS – but we are working on rescheduling to 2021 IF YOU HAVE ALREADY BOUGHT A TICKET FOR THIS SHOW, YOU ARE ENTITLED TO A REFUND OR CREDIT NOTE . HOWEVER, WE ARE INVITING YOU, IF YOU ARE ABLE, TO DONATE THE COST, WHICH WOULD BE A VALUABLE CONTRIBUTION TO KEEPING KIRKGATE ARTS AFLOAT IN THESE CHOPPY …

Andy Cutting

Ann Mitchell

CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS – BUT WATCH OUT FOR ANDY WITH HIS TWO FINE COLLEAGUES IN LEVERET COMING TO US IN 2021 Andy is a warm and emotive performer, modestly engaging his audiences with his self-deprecating wit and then flooring them with downright staggering musicianship. There are few melodeon players who put so much feeling into their playing, whether it …

Pecker

Lola Meissonnier

CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS – but we hope to reschedule for a later date. Pecker are a band of waifs and strays from the wilds of Cumbria, where the wind bites your cheek and ghosts hang in the trees. They meet in the yellow house with the cracked window to write songs, perform film scores and balance flying saucers on their …

Daria Kulesh

Lola Meissonnier

CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS – but we plan to reschedule for the autumn.   With her striking voice and strong Russian and Ingush heritage, “bold, exotic, impressive” Daria Kulesh is a rising star and a unique character on the UK folk scene. Her intrepid quest to explore her family roots in the new solo album and touring show Long Lost …

Daria Kulesh

Lola Meissonnier

CANCELLED  – but we hope to reschedule for the autumn. With her striking voice and strong Russian and Ingush heritage, “bold, exotic, impressive” Daria Kulesh is a rising star and a unique character on the UK folk scene. Her intrepid quest to explore her family roots in the new solo album and touring show Long Lost Home has led Daria …

Plumhall

Lola Meissonnier

PLUMHALL are Michelle Plum and Nick B Hall. The pair deliver guitar- and harmony-driven textures of folk, Americana and pop, and have been wowing audiences on the live acoustic circuit in the UK. Winners of the Yorkshire Gig Guide Outstanding Songwriters award 2014. PLUMHALL’s debut album THUNDERCLOUD was BBC radio playlisted and was hailed one of The Guardian and Observer’s …

Plumhall

Lola Meissonnier

PLUMHALL are Michelle Plum and Nick B Hall. The pair deliver guitar- and harmony-driven textures of folk, Americana and pop, and have been wowing audiences on the live acoustic circuit in the UK. Winners of the Yorkshire Gig Guide Outstanding Songwriters award 2014. PLUMHALL’s debut album THUNDERCLOUD was BBC radio playlisted and was hailed one of The Guardian and Observer’s …

Plumhall

Lola Meissonnier

PLUMHALL are Michelle Plum and Nick B Hall. The pair deliver guitar- and harmony-driven textures of folk, Americana and pop, and have been wowing audiences on the live acoustic circuit in the UK. Winners of the Yorkshire Gig Guide Outstanding Songwriters award 2014. PLUMHALL’s debut album THUNDERCLOUD was BBC radio playlisted and was hailed one of The Guardian and Observer’s …