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The HubWorkington Hub

Workington town centre

What is The Hub?
The Hub is the outdoor performance space at the heart of Workington town centre where the four new shopping malls meet. The area has a canopy overhead, incorporating lighting and state of the art 3D sound technology. The Hub's canopy, designed by BASE Structures in Bristol and is suspended from the surrounding buildings. For more information on The Hub structure and installation visit the background information page.

View The Hub space now via our live video feed.

What does The Hub do?

The Hub's 3D sound system can be configured to broadcast any live or recorded sound. Allerdale Borough Council are working with local performers and organisations to programme and create new work to be performed in the space in the future.

What can I hear at The Hub?

There is a wide selection of popular music playing on the Hub: from pop to rock, country to jazz, classical to dance a bit of something for everyone, as well as 3D SoundScapes commissioned for the Hub.      

Workington Hub


How can I book to use The Hub and Hub space?

The Hub can be used for live events, performances, commercial promotions or it is possible to commission a soundscape to be added to The Hub programme. For more information on booking The Hub please visit The Hub booking information page

How can I find out more?

Please view the background information page.  You can also find out more about the artists by visiting the websites listed below.

Want to hear what's on at The Hub?

Download the audio streams from Christmas and Halloween 2011 below.

Downloadable Documents

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File nameSizeApproximate Download time
Adobe PDF format - download the viewerThe Hub Leaflet in PDF format343 Kb49 secs @ 56k, 1 sec @ 2mb
Microsoft Excel formatChristmas - Christmas Stories in MP3 format4695 Kb11 mins 11 secs @ 56k, 19 secs @ 2mb
Microsoft Excel formatChristmas - Families at Christmas in MP3 format4549 Kb10 mins 50 secs @ 56k, 19 secs @ 2mb
Microsoft Excel formatChristmas - Christmas food in MP3 format5964 Kb14 mins 12 secs @ 56k, 24 secs @ 2mb
Microsoft Excel formatChristmas - Santa in MP3 format5725 Kb13 mins 38 secs @ 56k, 23 secs @ 2mb
Microsoft Excel formatHalloween - After Dark in MP3 format3920 Kb9 mins 20 secs @ 56k, 16 secs @ 2mb
Microsoft Excel formatHalloween - Ghosts at Curwen Hall in MP3 format5151 Kb12 mins 16 secs @ 56k, 21 secs @ 2mb
Microsoft Excel formatHalloween - Graveyard phantom in MP3 format5317 Kb12 mins 40 secs @ 56k, 22 secs @ 2mb
Microsoft Excel formatHalloween - Scary story in MP3 format4259 Kb10 mins 8 secs @ 56k, 17 secs @ 2mb

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Allerdale Borough Council
Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria,
CA14 3YJ