At the Kirkgate Centre we have:


An auditorium that is used for our weekly cinema screenings, live music and theatrical events. We also have the Egremont Bar which is used for exhibitions, displays, markets and for comedy and music in a café style. Both rooms are available for private hire. Details can be found on the Venue Hire page.

Venue Hire

Kirkgate also operates:

Cockermouth Heritage Group

The Cockermouth Heritage Group who are guardians of the heritage and history of Cockermouth and surrounding areas.

Cockermouth Heritage Group Header Kirkgate Arts

We preserve and research Cockermouth's rich history

Cockermouth Heritage Group
Kirkgate Youth Theatre

The Kirkgate Youth Theatre that provides courses in acting and live theatre for young people.

Youth Theatre
Arts Out West

Arts Out West supported by the Arts Council. It organises touring visiting theatrical productions across West Cumbria.

Arts Out West
We are always looking for new bands to showcase and we always welcome bands on a national tour. If you would like to perform at the Kirkgate please email us here.
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