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Profile:Arts Out West

Arts Out West


Physical Theatre / Kids / Comedy / Theatre / Dance / Live Music

Number of shows


Number of Venues


Programming Seasons

Spring / Autumn


Arts Out West covers West Cumbria (Allerdale and Copeland Borough Councils, plus areas around Barrow-in-Furness) . It is a region which includes some very isolated rural communities and some urban areas, often facing significant deprivation. There are currently about 25 venues on the scheme, ranging from traditional village halls to urban community centres and small arts centres, as well as a secondary school and a library. We are based in the Kirkgate Centre, an arts and community centre in the small market town of Cockermouth.

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Words well worth your time. This Tues 8pm Poets Out Loud share their distinctive takes on life, death & everything… 

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RT @arts_cumbria : In Friday’s zoom we’ll be hearing from the man who pulled it all together, Dave Felton at @ByLakeland 

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Get writing! Free online course with wonderful Lucy Burnett. Sign up by noon tomorrow 


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