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Kirkgate Arts
The Kirkgate Centre
CA13 9PJ

Kirkgate Arts


Our mission is to ensure that creative talent is valued, developed, and supported, with opportunities for all to actively enjoy the arts, local heritage and community life as well as being thoroughly entertained!


At the Kirkgate Centre we have: An auditorium that is used for our weekly cinema screenings, live music, and theatrical events. We also have the Egremont Bar which is used for exhibitions, displays, markets and for comedy and music in a café style. Both rooms are available for private hire. Details can be found on the Venue Hire page on our website.


The Kirkgate Centre also operates: The Cockermouth Heritage Group who are guardians of the heritage and history of Cockermouth and surrounding areas. As well as Kirkgate Arts Out West which brings top quality theatre to rural parts of Cumbria.