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  Events for April 2022
  • Films by Women Festival
    Films by Women Festival April 1-3! Brewery Arts Film Ambassadors present an all-new film festival for Brewery Arts celebrating female directors in cinema. Enjoy 6 six different films from Apr 1-3! Films by Women showcases some of the best behind-the-camera talent in Hollywood and beyond from an industry that is still largely male-dominated. Featuring a range of genres from drama to romantic comedy to horror, there's something for everyone and plenty of opportunities to explore new perspectives and stories! The line-up: Fri 1 Apr A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night | 8.30pm Sat 2 Apr Persepolis | 1.30pm First Cow | | 5pm Saint Maud | 8.30pm Sun 3 Apr Lady Bird | 1.30pm Lost in Translation | 5pm Tickets are just £5 and on sale! Brewery Arts Film Ambassadors are a group of young people passionate about cinema and the film industry. Find out more and get involved.
    VENUE: Brewery Arts
    DATE:  1st - 3rd April 2022
    TIME: 00:00
  • Zog Flying Doctors Colouring Competition
    Happy Easter Take part in our fantastic colouring competition for a chance to win tickets to Zog Flying Doctors at The Forum! Simply drop into the library to get an entry form or print out from here. Hand in at your local library by Wednesday 20th April.
    VENUE: Barrow Library
    DATE:  1st - 20th April 2022
    TIME: 10:00 - 12:00
  • The Little Mermaid
    Based on the Danish fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen, 'The Little Mermaid' tells the tale of Sirena, a young mermaid who dreams of nothing but her 15th birthday when she will be allowed to visit the surface for the first time after years of watching her older siblings go. When Sirena's birthday finally arrives, the surface is all she dreamed of and more. But, when a storm blows in and Sirena risks her own life to save that of the handsome Prince Anders, Sirena finds herself dreaming of more than just the surface. She loves the Prince so much that she strikes a dangerous deal with the villainous sea witch Dorea and trades her tail for legs so that she may be with him. Dorea, however, won't let Sirena live her happily ever after that easily... A family show suitable for all ages
    VENUE: Workington Theatre Royal
    DATE:  2nd - 3rd April 2022
    TIME: 18:00 - 21:00
  • Wordsworth Trust for 0-5's
    Monday 4th April @ Barrow Library - Rucksack of Rhymes: April Arrives 10.30 - 11.30am For children age 0-5yrs and their families Join us as we explore how the world changes as April arrives, and what William and Dorothy Wordsworth enjoyed about the month. We will sing, play, make and tell stories to bring April to life.
    VENUE: Barrow Library
    DATE:  4th April 2022
    TIME: 10:30 - 11:30
  • Wordsworth trust for 5+
    Monday 4th April @ Barrow Library - Springtime Birds 11.30 - 12.30pm For children age 5+ and their families Follow the exciting life of our beautiful Garden birds from egg to hatching to first flight. We'll be hearing more about birds and springtime animals from their own bleats and cheeps and learn more about our springtime animal friends with fun quizzes, crafts and activities.
    VENUE: Barrow Library
    DATE:  4th April 2022
    TIME: 11:30 - 12:30
  • Easter Craft Workshop
    Wednesday 6th April @ Barrow Library at 2.30pm For children aged 4-11 years. Come along to our Easter craft event. lets get messy and have some creative fun! Places are limited and must be booked. Call 01229 407370 to book a free place.
    VENUE: Barrow Library
    DATE:  6th April 2022
    TIME: 14:30 - 15:30
  • Easter Holiday Fun @ Roose Library
    Thursday 7th April @ Roose Library 11 - 12pm For children ages 5-11 years. Join us at Roose Library for a fun Easter holiday event. Stories, crafts and a free recipe and food pack to take home. Places are free but must be booked. Call Roose on 01229 811674 or Barrow on 01229 407370 to book a free place.
    VENUE: Roose LIbrary
    DATE:  7th April 2022
    TIME: 11:00 - 12:00
  • Shark in the Park
    Starts 2pm | Tickets £8.50 | Theatre Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope but wait, is that a Shark, in the Park!? From the creative team behind The Hairy Maclary show and You Choose, see all 3 of Nick Sharratt's Shark in the Park books live on Stage! Featuring all 3 of the Shark in the Park Series Shark in the Park, Shark in the Dark and Shark in the Park on a Windy Day this fin-tastic, family musical follows Timothy Pope (and his telescope!) on 3 exciting adventures. Nick Sharratt's clever and simple keyhole books for early years have had a triumphant makeover for the stage. Another foot tapping musical delight of show. EdinburghFestivalForKids
    VENUE: Brewery Arts
    DATE:  7th April 2022
    TIME: 14:00 - 15:00
  • Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest
    TV favourite Ed Byrne tours the UK with his biggest tour to date! Join one of the UK's finest observational comics as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children. A TV household name, Ed has been seen on pretty much every TV programme in the UK including Mock The Week, Top Gear, Have I Got News For You, The Graham Norton Show, Live At The Apollo (Host), The One Show, The World's Most Dangerous Roads, Dara and Ed's Big Adventure, Dara and Ed's Road to Mandalay and most recently QI and The Pilgrimage.
    VENUE: The Sands Centre
    DATE:  7th April 2022
    TIME: 20:00 - 22:30
  • Queer 3 An Evening of Queer Cabaret
    Theatre Factory is proud to welcome you all to an evening of Queer Cabaret. Programme includes: Francis Lightningheart Drag King extraordinaire! Jenny Street - Burlesque Acrobat and Hoop Artiste . . . perfect! Dropzone Queer Choir - the voice of the community Barrow Speaks Polari - When love was forbidden a coded language was forged to communicate your desires, your passions and with that bloke you met last night. Polari was its name and the Professors of the University of Risedale are on a quest to restore it The Life of our Brian The adventures in the wide world of a gay lad from Barrow The event is open to all the LGBTQI+ Community, their friends, families and allies. Tickets from www.picktime.com/theatrefactory
    VENUE: Barrow Library
    DATE:  9th April 2022
    TIME: 19:30 - 21:30
  • Croft Bowling Club Open Day
    Ever fancied having a go at flat Green bowling? Well come and join us at Croft Bowling Club in Cockermouth for a fun try.
    VENUE: Croft Bowling Club
    DATE:  10th April 2022
    TIME: 10:00 - 15:00
  • Engineering Fairytales @ Barrow Library
    Tuesday 12th April @ Barrow 10-12pm Barrow Libraries invites families to take part in a free practical STEM session to engage children in reading and practical problem solving. Families will listen to a story reading and take part in a problem solving and creativity activity. Parents will gain easy ideas for linking literacy to STEM at home. BAE Systems STEM Ambassadors will lead session with all equipment provided to help your family explore the exciting world of STEM and literacy. Although there is no age limit for the activity we suggest that children aged 6-10 would enjoy the activity with the support of their parent or guardian. Places are free but must be booked. Call Barrow on 01229 407370 to book a free place.
    VENUE: Barrow Library
    DATE:  12th April 2022
    TIME: 10:00 - 12:00
  • Engineering Fairytales @ Roose Library
    Tuesday 12th April @ Roose 2-4pm Barrow Libraries invites families to take part in a free practical STEM session to engage children in reading and practical problem solving. Families will listen to a story reading and take part in a problem solving and creativity activity. Parents will gain easy ideas for linking literacy to STEM at home. BAE Systems STEM Ambassadors will lead session with all equipment provided to help your family explore the exciting world of STEM and literacy. Although there is no age limit for the activity we suggest that children aged 6-10 would enjoy the activity with the support of their parent or guardian. Places are free but must be booked. Call Roose on 01229 811674 or Barrow on 01229 407370 to book a free place.
    VENUE: Roose LIbrary
    DATE:  12th April 2022
    TIME: 14:00 - 15:00
  • Lego Club
    Wednesday 13th April @Barrow Library - 2.30pm For children aged 4 to 11 years. We are delighted to welcome you back to Lego Club. Come along to make friends and build your very own masterpiece. Places are limited and must be booked. Call 01229407370 to book a free place.
    VENUE: Barrow Library
    DATE:  13th April 2022
    TIME: 14:30 - 15:30
  • Cumbria Easter Rally
    A celebration of classic Automoblia including Buses, Wagons, Tractors and Cars
    VENUE: Kirkby Stephen
    DATE:  16th - 17th April 2022
    TIME: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Roberto Fonseca
    Starts 8pm | Tickets £18.50 | Theatre Roberto Fonseca, born in 1975 in Havana, Cuba, has established himself as one of the most gifted and most popular pianists of his generation, an artist of prowess and ideas, a musician with a questing jazz sensibility and deep roots in the AfroCuban tradition. After making his name replacing Ruben González in the legendary Buena Vista Social Club, and after his Grammy nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album, Roberto Fonseca has come to incarnate the meeting between jazz with the music of Cuba, both today and yesterday, and also its African roots. A phenomenal live performer, Roberto Fonseca is also an artist who is popular with audiences the world over. His 9th album YESUN was released in 2019 with Fonseca accompanied by his regular trio and guest appearances by Ibrahim Malouf.
    VENUE: Brewery Arts
    DATE:  20th April 2022
    TIME: 20:00 - 23:00
  • National Theatre Live: Henry V
    Stage on Screen | (12A) | Starts 7pm | Tickets £15.50 | Concessions £13.50 | Theatre Henry V by William Shakespeare Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare's thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. Fresh to the throne, King Henry V launches England into a bloody war with France. When his campaign encounters resistance, this inexperienced new ruler must prove he is fit to guide a country into war. Captured live from the Donmar Warehouse in London, this exciting modern production directed by Max Webster (Life of Pi) explores what it means to be English and our relationship to Europe, asking: do we ever get the leaders we deserve?
    VENUE: Brewery Arts
    DATE:  21st April 2022
    TIME: 19:00 - 22:00
  • Consuming Passions
    CADS - Cockermouth Amateur Dramatic Society present Alan Ayckbourn's Consuming Passions 'You're in terrible danger, Mr Collison. I've come to warn you, you're in the most terrible danger....' But...is he? Melanie believes she has foreseen the future. But has she really? Or is it all in her mind? True or false, she has seen events which threaten the life of one she secretly loves and she feels they are in terrible danger. What can she possibly do or say to prevent things happening and who will even believe her? This amateur production of Consuming Passions is presented by an arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd.
    VENUE: Bothel Village Hall
    DATE:  21st April 2022
    TIME: 19:30 - 22:30
  • Lakes Line 175
    Two-day exhibition to celebrate the Lakes Line 175th anniversary. Historical photos, narrative, railway items and FREE goodie bags for children with activity sheets, leaflets, crayons and more. Railway books for sale. Other local community organisations and stall holders also exhibiting. A warm welcome to all visitors!
    VENUE: Ladyholme Centre
    DATE:  22nd - 23rd April 2022
    TIME: 10:00 - 16:00
  • Love is the Answer
    A meditation half-day meditation course with International Guest teacher, Buddhist Nun, Gen Drolkyi. How to improve our relationships with others by developing and maintaining more stable, resilient and peaceful loving minds. Everyone welcome - no previous experience of meditation needed. For more details and booking follow this link https://uma.org.uk/product/love-is-the-answer-sat-23rd-april-half-day-course/
    VENUE: Old Town Hall
    DATE:  23rd April 2022
    TIME: 10:30 - 13:00
  • Charlie XCX: Alone Together
    Cinema | (15) | 68 minutes | Charli XCX, a pop super-star in quarantine embarks on a whirlwind journey of making an album in 40 days. The project tests her emotional limits but ultimately unites a community of her isolated LGBTQ+ fans, and results in the release of Charli's ground breaking and critically acclaimed album, how i'm feeling now.
    VENUE: Brewery Arts
    DATE:  27th April 2022
    TIME: 17:15 - 18:30
  • Support Ukraine Afternoon
    Come and help Ukraine at our special event. Saturday 30th April 1.30pm to 3.30pm at Barrow Library. All proceeds go to the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal (disaster emergency committee) All ages welcome. Cake stall, raffle, tombola, guess the name of the teddy, sponsored read.
    VENUE: Barrow Library
    DATE:  30th April 2022
    TIME: 13:30 - 15:30
  • CODA - Film Screening
    (12A) | 112 minutes | 30th April 17:00 As a CODA (child of deaf adults), Ruby is the only hearing person in her home. When she discovers a passion for singing, Ruby must choose between family obligations and her dreams. Seventeen-year-old Ruby (Emilia Jones) is the sole hearing member of a deaf family a CODA, child of deaf adults. Her life revolves around acting as interpreter for her parents (Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur) and working on the family struggling fishing boat every day before school with her father and older brother (Daniel Durant). But when Ruby joins her high schools choir club, she discovers a gift for singing and soon finds herself drawn to her duet partner Miles (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo). Winner of 3 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor.
    VENUE: Brewery Arts
    DATE:  30th April 2022
    TIME: 17:00 - 20:00
  Recurring events in this month
  • French Year 5 Friday
    French Year 5 | Fri 21 Jan to Fri 1 April | 10.30am-12.30pm | £136 (10 weeks) | A16+ | Tutor Florence Tourne | Room 14* Use your French freely and creatively to discuss relevant topics as well as help consolidate your grammar in our relaxed and friendly class French Year 5 Friday, with native speaker Florence Tourne. If you wish to enrol on this course for the first time, please contact the Brewery to be put in touch with the tutor to ensure this is the right level for you via sales@breweryarts.co.uk What will the course cover and how will it be taught? This course is for those who have already completed 5 years study, have a rusty O- level/GCSE or have some experience of the language.
  • Black Memories Matter Portrait Exhibition
    Learn more about the heroes of Cumbria's rich Black History with our pop-up Black Memories Matter portrait exhibition in Barrow Library! Sink your teeth into the adventures of John Kent - Britain's first Black police officer. Follow the tireless action of Cumbrian-based civil rights campaigner Winifred Langton. We're always on the lookout for new stories of Cumbrian Black history. Get involved by emailing Tim & Lindsey: carlisle.archives@cumbria.gov.uk
  • The Museum of Youth Culture
    WE WANT IMAGES FROM YOUR YOUTH! Were you a mod or rocker? a sixties hippy? eighties punk? a raver in the nineties? Are you a young person now? We need you for a national archives project in collaboration with the Museum of Youth Culture! We are collecting photos, audio, art and ephemera that tell the story of young people from Cumbria from the past 100 years! Everything collected will become part of The Museum of Youth Culture's digital archive and shared with Cumbria Libraries and Tullie House Museum and a selection will be exhibited. Ensuring that your stories of youth are preserved for future generations to enjoy! We want to hear from everybody and in particular those from the LGBTQ+ community. Pop in any time between 1st March and 10th April or join us at our collection social events Thursday 24th and 31st March 2-4pm. Would you like us to collect your memories at your club or group? get in touch to arrange a visit cathy.fidler@cumbria.gov.uk
  • Zog and the Flying Doctors Colouring Competition
    Take part in our fantastic colouring competition for a chance to win tickets to Zog Flying Doctors at The Forum! Simply drop into the library to get an entry form. Hand in at your local library by Wednesday 20th April.
  • Amazing Bubbleman Colouring Competition
    Celebrating British Science Week! - Take part in our fun colouring competition for a chance to win tickets to The Amazing Bubble Man at The Forum! Simply drop into the library to get an entry form. Hand in at your local library by Friday 8th April.
  • The Amazing Bubble Man Colouring Competition
    British Science Week! - Take part in our fun colouring competition for a change to win tickets to The Amazing Bubble Man at The Forum! Simply drop into the library to get an entry form or print out from here. Hand in at your local library by Friday 8th April
  • Thriving Communities
    Inside Out Part of Thriving Communities. 6 once weekly sessions to encourage participants who may be isolated to give them the confidence to get out and meet new people whilst learning new skills. Each session is themed from Nature and wildlife, food and nutrition, crafts and creativity, social and creative collections, movement and dance to name but a few. Hosted by Currock Community Centre, sign up via Tullie House website link provided. Each session will run from 1.30 - 3.30 pm every Thursday starting on 31st March
  • Films by Women Festival
    Films by Women Festival April 1-3! Brewery Arts Film Ambassadors present an all-new film festival for Brewery Arts celebrating female directors in cinema. Enjoy 6 six different films from Apr 1-3! Films by Women showcases some of the best behind-the-camera talent in Hollywood and beyond from an industry that is still largely male-dominated. Featuring a range of genres from drama to romantic comedy to horror, there's something for everyone and plenty of opportunities to explore new perspectives and stories! The line-up: Fri 1 Apr A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night | 8.30pm Sat 2 Apr Persepolis | 1.30pm First Cow | | 5pm Saint Maud | 8.30pm Sun 3 Apr Lady Bird | 1.30pm Lost in Translation | 5pm Tickets are just £5 and on sale! Brewery Arts Film Ambassadors are a group of young people passionate about cinema and the film industry. Find out more and get involved.
  • Zog Flying Doctors Colouring Competition
    Happy Easter Take part in our fantastic colouring competition for a chance to win tickets to Zog Flying Doctors at The Forum! Simply drop into the library to get an entry form or print out from here. Hand in at your local library by Wednesday 20th April.
  • The Little Mermaid
    Based on the Danish fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen, 'The Little Mermaid' tells the tale of Sirena, a young mermaid who dreams of nothing but her 15th birthday when she will be allowed to visit the surface for the first time after years of watching her older siblings go. When Sirena's birthday finally arrives, the surface is all she dreamed of and more. But, when a storm blows in and Sirena risks her own life to save that of the handsome Prince Anders, Sirena finds herself dreaming of more than just the surface. She loves the Prince so much that she strikes a dangerous deal with the villainous sea witch Dorea and trades her tail for legs so that she may be with him. Dorea, however, won't let Sirena live her happily ever after that easily... A family show suitable for all ages
  • Wordsworth Trust for 0-5's
    Monday 4th April @ Barrow Library - Rucksack of Rhymes: April Arrives 10.30 - 11.30am For children age 0-5yrs and their families Join us as we explore how the world changes as April arrives, and what William and Dorothy Wordsworth enjoyed about the month. We will sing, play, make and tell stories to bring April to life.
  • Wordsworth trust for 5+
    Monday 4th April @ Barrow Library - Springtime Birds 11.30 - 12.30pm For children age 5+ and their families Follow the exciting life of our beautiful Garden birds from egg to hatching to first flight. We'll be hearing more about birds and springtime animals from their own bleats and cheeps and learn more about our springtime animal friends with fun quizzes, crafts and activities.
  • Easter Craft Workshop
    Wednesday 6th April @ Barrow Library at 2.30pm For children aged 4-11 years. Come along to our Easter craft event. lets get messy and have some creative fun! Places are limited and must be booked. Call 01229 407370 to book a free place.
  • Easter Holiday Fun @ Roose Library
    Thursday 7th April @ Roose Library 11 - 12pm For children ages 5-11 years. Join us at Roose Library for a fun Easter holiday event. Stories, crafts and a free recipe and food pack to take home. Places are free but must be booked. Call Roose on 01229 811674 or Barrow on 01229 407370 to book a free place.
  • Shark in the Park
    Starts 2pm | Tickets £8.50 | Theatre Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope but wait, is that a Shark, in the Park!? From the creative team behind The Hairy Maclary show and You Choose, see all 3 of Nick Sharratt's Shark in the Park books live on Stage! Featuring all 3 of the Shark in the Park Series Shark in the Park, Shark in the Dark and Shark in the Park on a Windy Day this fin-tastic, family musical follows Timothy Pope (and his telescope!) on 3 exciting adventures. Nick Sharratt's clever and simple keyhole books for early years have had a triumphant makeover for the stage. Another foot tapping musical delight of show. EdinburghFestivalForKids
  • Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest
    TV favourite Ed Byrne tours the UK with his biggest tour to date! Join one of the UK's finest observational comics as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children. A TV household name, Ed has been seen on pretty much every TV programme in the UK including Mock The Week, Top Gear, Have I Got News For You, The Graham Norton Show, Live At The Apollo (Host), The One Show, The World's Most Dangerous Roads, Dara and Ed's Big Adventure, Dara and Ed's Road to Mandalay and most recently QI and The Pilgrimage.
  • Queer 3 An Evening of Queer Cabaret
    Theatre Factory is proud to welcome you all to an evening of Queer Cabaret. Programme includes: Francis Lightningheart Drag King extraordinaire! Jenny Street - Burlesque Acrobat and Hoop Artiste . . . perfect! Dropzone Queer Choir - the voice of the community Barrow Speaks Polari - When love was forbidden a coded language was forged to communicate your desires, your passions and with that bloke you met last night. Polari was its name and the Professors of the University of Risedale are on a quest to restore it The Life of our Brian The adventures in the wide world of a gay lad from Barrow The event is open to all the LGBTQI+ Community, their friends, families and allies. Tickets from www.picktime.com/theatrefactory
  • Croft Bowling Club Open Day
    Ever fancied having a go at flat Green bowling? Well come and join us at Croft Bowling Club in Cockermouth for a fun try.
  • Engineering Fairytales @ Barrow Library
    Tuesday 12th April @ Barrow 10-12pm Barrow Libraries invites families to take part in a free practical STEM session to engage children in reading and practical problem solving. Families will listen to a story reading and take part in a problem solving and creativity activity. Parents will gain easy ideas for linking literacy to STEM at home. BAE Systems STEM Ambassadors will lead session with all equipment provided to help your family explore the exciting world of STEM and literacy. Although there is no age limit for the activity we suggest that children aged 6-10 would enjoy the activity with the support of their parent or guardian. Places are free but must be booked. Call Barrow on 01229 407370 to book a free place.
  • Engineering Fairytales @ Roose Library
    Tuesday 12th April @ Roose 2-4pm Barrow Libraries invites families to take part in a free practical STEM session to engage children in reading and practical problem solving. Families will listen to a story reading and take part in a problem solving and creativity activity. Parents will gain easy ideas for linking literacy to STEM at home. BAE Systems STEM Ambassadors will lead session with all equipment provided to help your family explore the exciting world of STEM and literacy. Although there is no age limit for the activity we suggest that children aged 6-10 would enjoy the activity with the support of their parent or guardian. Places are free but must be booked. Call Roose on 01229 811674 or Barrow on 01229 407370 to book a free place.
  • Lego Club
    Wednesday 13th April @Barrow Library - 2.30pm For children aged 4 to 11 years. We are delighted to welcome you back to Lego Club. Come along to make friends and build your very own masterpiece. Places are limited and must be booked. Call 01229407370 to book a free place.
  • Cumbria Easter Rally
    A celebration of classic Automoblia including Buses, Wagons, Tractors and Cars
  • Roberto Fonseca
    Starts 8pm | Tickets £18.50 | Theatre Roberto Fonseca, born in 1975 in Havana, Cuba, has established himself as one of the most gifted and most popular pianists of his generation, an artist of prowess and ideas, a musician with a questing jazz sensibility and deep roots in the AfroCuban tradition. After making his name replacing Ruben González in the legendary Buena Vista Social Club, and after his Grammy nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album, Roberto Fonseca has come to incarnate the meeting between jazz with the music of Cuba, both today and yesterday, and also its African roots. A phenomenal live performer, Roberto Fonseca is also an artist who is popular with audiences the world over. His 9th album YESUN was released in 2019 with Fonseca accompanied by his regular trio and guest appearances by Ibrahim Malouf.
  • National Theatre Live: Henry V
    Stage on Screen | (12A) | Starts 7pm | Tickets £15.50 | Concessions £13.50 | Theatre Henry V by William Shakespeare Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare's thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. Fresh to the throne, King Henry V launches England into a bloody war with France. When his campaign encounters resistance, this inexperienced new ruler must prove he is fit to guide a country into war. Captured live from the Donmar Warehouse in London, this exciting modern production directed by Max Webster (Life of Pi) explores what it means to be English and our relationship to Europe, asking: do we ever get the leaders we deserve?
  • Consuming Passions
    CADS - Cockermouth Amateur Dramatic Society present Alan Ayckbourn's Consuming Passions 'You're in terrible danger, Mr Collison. I've come to warn you, you're in the most terrible danger....' But...is he? Melanie believes she has foreseen the future. But has she really? Or is it all in her mind? True or false, she has seen events which threaten the life of one she secretly loves and she feels they are in terrible danger. What can she possibly do or say to prevent things happening and who will even believe her? This amateur production of Consuming Passions is presented by an arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd.
  • Lakes Line 175
    Two-day exhibition to celebrate the Lakes Line 175th anniversary. Historical photos, narrative, railway items and FREE goodie bags for children with activity sheets, leaflets, crayons and more. Railway books for sale. Other local community organisations and stall holders also exhibiting. A warm welcome to all visitors!
  • Love is the Answer
    A meditation half-day meditation course with International Guest teacher, Buddhist Nun, Gen Drolkyi. How to improve our relationships with others by developing and maintaining more stable, resilient and peaceful loving minds. Everyone welcome - no previous experience of meditation needed. For more details and booking follow this link https://uma.org.uk/product/love-is-the-answer-sat-23rd-april-half-day-course/
  • Charlie XCX: Alone Together
    Cinema | (15) | 68 minutes | Charli XCX, a pop super-star in quarantine embarks on a whirlwind journey of making an album in 40 days. The project tests her emotional limits but ultimately unites a community of her isolated LGBTQ+ fans, and results in the release of Charli's ground breaking and critically acclaimed album, how i'm feeling now.
  • Weekend Mindfulness Retreat in the Lake District
    Find intention and consciousness in the wild of the Lake District's Eden Valley. Refine your yoga, meditation, and breathing techniques to create a foundation to move forward with into the new year. Explore energy medicine and mindfulness as cleansing practices to release the old and embrace the present. Inhale crisp, fresh air and take a trip through the rugged landscapes of Eden Valley, winding your way through the lakes, rivers, and historic spots of the Lake District.
  • Support Ukraine Afternoon
    Come and help Ukraine at our special event. Saturday 30th April 1.30pm to 3.30pm at Barrow Library. All proceeds go to the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal (disaster emergency committee) All ages welcome. Cake stall, raffle, tombola, guess the name of the teddy, sponsored read.
  • CODA - Film Screening
    (12A) | 112 minutes | 30th April 17:00 As a CODA (child of deaf adults), Ruby is the only hearing person in her home. When she discovers a passion for singing, Ruby must choose between family obligations and her dreams. Seventeen-year-old Ruby (Emilia Jones) is the sole hearing member of a deaf family a CODA, child of deaf adults. Her life revolves around acting as interpreter for her parents (Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur) and working on the family struggling fishing boat every day before school with her father and older brother (Daniel Durant). But when Ruby joins her high schools choir club, she discovers a gift for singing and soon finds herself drawn to her duet partner Miles (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo). Winner of 3 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor.