Events in Allerdale

Events listings (5 events found)

Adult Life Skills: Mon, 23 Jan 2017

The Kirkgate Centre
Rachel Tunnard’s striking feature debut is a dry-witted, charming, dark comedy. Anna is having an early-mid-life crisis, living in her mum’s garden shed and making videos using her thumbs as actors. However, when her school friend comes to visit, Anna’s self-imposed isolation becomes impossible to maintain. Soon she is entangled with a troubled eight year old boy, and a local estate agent with awkward interpersonal skills. “Witty and moving, this is a low-budget Brit triumph ” Empire Monday 23 January 8pm (15) 94min For tickets visit:

Adult Life Skills: Mon, 23 Jan 2017

The Kirkgate Centre
Anna is stuck. She's approaching 30 and having an early mid-life crisis, one that's seen her regressing to a teenager, living like a hermit in her mum's garden shed and wondering why the suffragettes ever bothered. A week before her birthday her Mum serves her an ultimatum - she needs to move out of the shed, get a haircut that doesn't put her gender in question and stop dressing like a homeless teenager. However, when her school friend comes to visit, Anna's self-imposed isolation becomes impossible to maintain. Soon she is entangled with a troubled eight year old boy obsessed with Westerns, and the local estate agent whose awkward interpersonal skills continually undermine his attempts to seduce her.

Lanty Slee Evening (Alternative Burns Night): Fri, 27 Jan 2017

Lakes Distillery
Join us for a spectacular evening for a Burns Night with a twist – The Lakes Distillery celebrates the life and times of the infamous Lake District whisky smuggler, Lanty Slee. You’ll enjoy a 4 course meal at the Michelin Guide-recommended Bistro at the Distillery, with whisky tasting hosted by our newest team member, our talented Master Whisky Maker, Dhavall Gandhi. Dhavall will give you an update on our maturing malt and a tutored tasting session to whet your appetite followed by a seasonal menu celebrating British produce. The evening will be topped off with delightful stories from the story-teller laureate Taffy Thomas, MBE making this alternative Burns night a truly British affair – and what better way to celebrate than with the ONE and only British Isles blended whisky, the ONE.

A Taste of Italy - Cockermouth Choral Society: Sat, 28 Jan 2017

Christ Church
What better than a concert of wonderful Italian music from across the centuries to chase away the winter blues? On Saturday 28 January 2017 at 7.30pm in Christ Church, Cockermouth Cockermouth Choral Society will present a concert of music by Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Donizetti, Puccini and other Italian masters. The programme includes Vivaldi Gloria, excerpts from the Monteverdi Vespers, Donzetti’s Miserere and Puccini’s rarely heard Requiem. The evening will close with the Easter Hymn from Cavalleria Rusticana. Ian Thompson will conduct the choir and the orchestra, the Lonsdale Baroque Ensemble. We will also welcome back to Cockermouth the soloists, Laurie Ashworth soprano, Sarah Jillian Cox, alto, Christopher Steele, tenor and Jonathan Millican, bass. Emily Robinson will also sing soprano solo and Ian Hare will play the organ.


The Kirkgate Centre
By Bob Heather By arrangement with Lazy Bee scripts Cockermouth Amateur Dramatic Society (CADS) Beanz Meanz adventure, romance, excitement, music, dancing, magic, terrible jokes and great fun for all the family, in this year’s traditional pantomime from CADS. The dastardly Harry Coe wants to evict poor Granny Bean from her cottage. Even Daisy the cow will have to be sold. But when son Jack meets an old crone on the way to market, things take a turn for the…well, unexpected, to say the least. Saturday 28 January 2.30pm For tickets visit:


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