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REVIEW: The Secret Garden at Theatre by the Lake

A much-needed breath of fresh air, The Secret Garden brings a little bit of magic to Theatre by the Lake writes Sarah Sinclair. I can remember reading The Secret Garden as a child. I’m told we had a collection of classics at home growing up, however, it is Frances Hodgson Burnett’s novel which thrives fondly […]

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Theatrical Treats In Store At Theatre By The Lake

Theatre by the Lake. Photo by Cactus Creative Theatre by the Lake revealed plans for their 2018 Season at a Season Launch , at which they revealed that they would be staging a diverse range of home-grown productions over the course of the year, alongside a programme of visiting work. Artistic Director, Conrad Lynch, said: […]

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Caitlyn’s Borneo Expedition

A local student is fundraising for the trip of a lifetime to help developing communities in Borneo. In 2019, Whitehaven Academy student, Caitlyn Pickering is hoping to embark on an exciting four week expedition. One of the world’s natural gardens, Borneo boasts a unique landscape of vibrant jungle and tropical wilderness. As part of the […]

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West Cumbria Mining Announces Dates For Next Community Update Event

West Cumbria Mining will be hosting its next community update event at Haig Museum on the 6th and 7th December 2017. All members of the local community are invited to come along to hear latest news about the project and have the opportunity to meet the whole WCM team who will be happy to answer any questions. […]

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Miss Julie Receives Four Off West End Theatre Award nominations

Theatre by the Lake’s co-production of Miss Julie has taken London by storm having transferred to the Jermyn Street Theatre in the West End following its popular summer run in Keswick. Miss Julie is enjoying a sold out run at Jermyn Street Theatre in the West End until 2 December, and has received four nominations in the Off West End […]

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The Beacon Museum Lights The Way into 2018

IT’S LIGHTS, colour, action at The Beacon Museum with an interactive glimpse into the world of light and darkness. Optics: Light Colour, Action arrives at the Beacon Museum on Tuesday, December 12 and runs until January 7, and is the latest in a series of science orientated exhibits at the Whitehaven harbourside museum. The exhibition features experiments with lenses, […]

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Brampton Golf Club Hits The Mark With National Golf Award

Brampton Golf Club in Cumbria, which is backing the drive to grow the game, has won a national award from England Golf. Brampton Golf Club, a James Braid designed course established in 1909 and located in beautiful heathland countryside has just received the GolfMark award. GolfMark is an official seal of approval for clubs which […]

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Preparing For The Umbrella Parade

Moorclose Community Centre hosted a ‘Bling Your Brolly’ workshop on Saturday 25 November in preparation for the town’s annual umbrella parade. The parade is organised by Workington Town Council as part of the festive celebrations for the Christmas Lights Switch On which takes place on Saturday 2 December. South Workington Youth Partnership (SWYP) led the umbrella […]

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Memory Cafe Success For Workington

The Carnegie Theatre in Workington hosted its first Memory Café on Friday 24 November. The event was organised by Workington Town Council in partnership with Dementia Action Alliance. The concept of a Memory Cafe is used across the country to provide a relaxed social environment for people whose lives have been impacted by dementia, memory […]

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Milestones for West Cumbria Mining

Milestones for West Cumbria Mining A Message From Helen… On behalf of West Cumbria Mining, I would personally like to thank everyone that has shown the project support over the past year, whether that be by attending one of our events, sending an e-mail in support of our planning application, giving feedback on the project […]

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