Venue Hire

In the centre of Cockermouth and sitting on the edge of the Lake District National Park, the Kirkgate Centre is the perfect venue if you are planning a special occasion, conference, meeting, course, exhibition or even your very own film screening.

Kirkgate is just 30 minutes from Keswick, Carlisle and from Sellafield. We are conveniently located for all Cumbrian companies.

Two event spaces for hire

The auditorium has a maximum seated capacity of 125 and a standing capacity of 140. The Egremont room has a maximum capacity of 60.

Both rooms can be configured to suit your needs whether for a meeting, conference, wedding or party.

Our friendly Kirkgate team will work with you to plan your event and ensure that your needs are met within your budget.

Tariff, Venue & Booking

The basic tariff can be found HERE.

Venue information can be found HERE.

If you are looking to hire the centre for a wedding reception, more information on hire for weddings using both the theatre space and Egremont Room can be found HERE. For smaller receptions, using only the downstairs space, please click HERE. We are located within easy walking distance of Cockermouth Town Hall, where civil ceremonies can be held.

The terms and conditions for hire are HERE.

If you are planning to hire the centre for an event which will be open to the public, please read through our guide to managing your event HERE

Please email us for further information, to discuss your event or to arrange a visit.