Scheme Profile

Arts Out West


Presenting inspiring events from Furness to the Solway

Arts Out West, based at the Kirkgate Arts Centre in Cockermouth, covers West Cumbria - the area served by Allerdale and Copeland Borough Councils, plus areas around Barrow-in-Furness . It is a region that includes some very isolated rural communities and some deprived semi-urban areas. There are currently about 25 venues on the scheme. We are an NPO jointly with Highlights, which covers the rest of Cumbria, parts of Durham and Northumberland. Arts Out West is also an active member of the Northern Consortium of Rural Touring Schemes.

Recent Activity

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Artistic Manager, Kirkgate Arts

7th January 2015

Based at the Kirkgate Centre, Cockermouth, and working across West Cumbria. Full time, fixed term to 31st March 2018. Working hours to include some evenings and weekends. Salary: £24,000-27,000, depending…