Share Your Story

2nd March 2024 1:00pm

Kirkgate Centre

Category: Join In

Celebrate West Cumbria's diverse heritage.

With performances by Sophia Atcha.

  • Hear local storytellers and spoken word artists.
  • Share your own experiences and traditions.
  • Be part of the In My Shoes oral history project and record your stories with our volunteers.

What makes your community unique? What do you take pride in? What are your family traditions? What is your story?

You can also join us at:


Saturday, 4 November 2023, 1 – 4pm

The Beacon Museum, West Strand, Whitehaven, CA28 7LY


Sunday, 12 November 2023, 1 – 4pm

The Settlement at Castle Hill, High Street, Maryport, CA15 6BQ


Wednesday, 6 Dec 2023, 10am – 1pm

The Bowling Club, West Road, Wigton, CA7 9RG


Thursday, 18 January 2024, 10am – 1pm

Florence Arts Centre, Florence Mine, Egremont, CA22 2NR


Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 10am – 1pm

Northside Community Centre, Trinity Drive, Workington, CA14 1AX

These events are made possible thanks to the support of National Lottery players through the National Lottery Heritage Fund.