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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 …


Cumbrian author’s first-time thriller

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Local engineer turned author John Faith is celebrating the publication of his first novel The Plutonium Pilgrim, a technical thriller with obvious connections to Cumbria. “They say you should write about what you know”, says Faith, “so I wanted an entertaining and fast-paced thriller illustrated by my own technical knowledge… Arts – Cumbria Crack …



Sarah Millican – Bobby Dazzler

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Award-‐winning comedian and writer Sarah Millican announces her brand new UK and Irish Tour, which is heading to Carlisle for two 2021 dates! In this, her sixth international tour, you’ll learn about what happens when your mouth seals shut Arts – Cumbria Crack …


Gallery to re-open with Covid inspired exhibition

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A Cumbrian art gallery’s new exhibition of Covid-inspired work by four emerging UK artists has been extended to the end of the year so that visitors can see it in person after the current lockdown ends on December 2. Arts – Cumbria Crack …


Strictly Presents: The Power of Dance

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Strictly Come Dancing is delighted to announce a brand new dance extravaganza that will tour the UK in 2021, Strictly Presents: The Power of Dance. The show will head to The Sands Centre, Carlisle on Tuesday 29 June 2021. Arts – Cumbria Crack …


#ConnectedByCreativity

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World renowned ‘Treasures of China Exhibition’ at Tullie House featured in 2020 UK-China Contemporary Culture Festival. During October, the British Council launched #ConnectedByCreativity an online festival for cultural exchange between China and the UK Arts – Cumbria Crack …


AJ and Curtis Pritchard to take UK on a Big Night Out

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AJ AND CURTIS’S BIG NIGHT OUT will visit The Sands Centre, Carlisle on Friday 8 October 2021. Strictly Come Dancing star AJ Pritchard and his brother, Love Island and Greatest Dancer favourite Curtis, are bringing a brand-new, action-packed variety show to the UK in 2021. Arts – Cumbria Crack …


Olly Murs to play Carlisle Bitts Park gig

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Olly Murs today announces a huge 25 date UK tour for next summer including a date at Carlisle Bitts Park on Friday 23 July 2021. This will be the second outdoor concert to take place in Carlisle in 2021, following confirmation that the Tom Jones concert due to take place in 2020 Arts – Cumbria Crack …