COVID

Woolfest to stay online for 2021

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Popular festival Woolfest will stay online for a second year due to the coronavirus pandemic – and it is likely not to return in its previous format, say organisers. Woolfest was set up 17 years ago and was a two-day event at Mitchells Auction Mart in Cockermouth every June. Thousands… Arts – Cumbria Crack …


Barrow’s vision to be the next UK destination for creativity needs you

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Barra Culture, a once-in-a-generation creative programme for Barrow, is looking for people to help it make creative things happen. The Barrow cultural programme operated for just 12 months before COVID-19 struck and has been working through the pandemic, holding writing workshops, children’s activities and singing sessions online. It is now… Arts – Cumbria Crack …


New director for ambitious Barrow arts project

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Barrow’s ambitious arts programme – Barra Culture – has a new director at the helm. At a time when the arts are facing their toughest challenge to date, Barra Culture offers a glimmer of hope thanks to £1.93 million of funding from the Arts Council’s Creative People and Places programme…. Arts – Cumbria Crack …