Use this BBC site for events and news in your region - select Cumbria or enter CA13 to see what's on near you
Live BBC Feed with all the key national events and news. Dont forget to click 'more' for even more!
Guide to the Edinburgh International Festival
Festivals in UK and Europe - guide, ticket prices, travel details
Guide to what's on plus online booking and reviews
BBC Sounds allows you to play music and radio programming either live on on a catch up basis.
Guide to music gigs in UK - to find those nearest to you select Cumbria or enter CA13
Calendar, directory, map of over 100 UK arts festivals
Guide to Edinburgh International Festival which is over fifty years old and has earned its reputation as one of the world's greatest celebrations of the arts.
ABO - information about British Orchestras.
BBC Music website. Jazz, Country ......... and easy listening.
Information about the BBC Philarmonic, The BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra & Chorus of Wales, BBC Concert Orchestra.
Links to orchestras all around the world from Adelaide Symphony Orchestra to Windsor & Maidenhead Smyphony Orchestra.
Ballet. The What's On website has lots of information about everything to do with ballet. Find dance and ballet review/news links from all around the world plus people and ballet company profiles.
Ballroom and Latin dance website. See whats on and where, also sells dancewear.
CDs of Scottish and Celtic music
Crib sheets for 5150 Scottish reels. You can download and print these off for dances and events.
BBC Strictly Come Dancing website with information about the popular television series.
The ents24 website will take you straight to cinemas around Travelodge Cockermouth or in the Cockermouth area.
The Internet Movie Database. Site for film buffs. Astonishing amount of informaiton on virtually every film ever made.
Find a film near you. Search on postcode. Find local cinemas, particular films, info about films.
Check the programme and find out about festival dates, venues, tickets and transportation. With a retrospective of past festivals.
Find reviews and contact details.
Wales One World Film Festival - tours Wales
Art on the BBC website - online galleries, art reviews, young art, interactive and digital art.
IWM website covering all IWM locations - in Manchester, Duxford and London. Also covers HMS Belfast and the Cabinet War Rooms.
Alphabetical directory has links to more than 150 UK museums
Presents a history of the British soldier, from Agincourt in the 15thC to peace-keeping in the 21stC.
View masterpieces from Raphael to Picasso held at the National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art of Scotland.
Welsh museums and galleries
Collection includes Egyptian relics like the Rosetta Stone and sculptures from the Parthenon. Educational programmes and events.
London branch of the IWM. Site has links to the other branches of IWM at Duxford and Manchester.
Explore 14 galleries of a museum that aims to tell the story of London from prehistoric times to the present day.
More than 2,300 paintings that cover the schools of European painting from 1260 to 1900.
Portraits of famous Britons. Find paintings by artist, sitter or by title
Discover, understand and enjoy the natural world. Features scientific projects and educational exhibits
The official site of the Science Museum in London.
Opened in 2000, this former power station has a fine collection of international modern art. Find exhibition, display, visitor and building info
The V&A is the greatest museum of art and design, a world treasure house with collections of fabulous scope and diversity. The Museum holds over 3000 years worth of artefacts from many of the world's richest cultures. It is also home to the National Art Library.
UK's National Lottery.
The site offers many services including: ticket purchase, subscriptions, results, instant win games and information on the lottery. The site is open everyday from 6am to 2am
Gardening and great outdoors festival that takes place each June.
Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show
'Literary Festivals' is a huge website and really all you need to find most literary festivals within the UK. A real One Stop Shop for literary festivals.
BBC 6 Music website. Dare we say for the over 30s and under 70s.
CDs of every sort of music at competitive prices
Live Radio. Listen to all BBC stations plus many others.
Tour Alert tracking facility
Gig Guide provide information on Gigs, Live Music Venues, Wedding and Function Bands, Music Festivals and a host of other music related businesses in the UK
BBC site for music events in your region
Guide to UK music festivals
Official Glastonbuy Festival site
Guide to London's theatres
Lists musicals currently playing in London's West End.
London's South Bank Film Theatre
Site for Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room
General South Bank Centre site, London
Yet another guide! Guide to London's theatre scene with comprehensive listings and booking information. Find details of back stage tours and theatre breaks.
The Evening Standard London theatre guide offers news stories related to theatreland, reviews of current productions, a venue and a play finder, plus an opportunity to make advanced bookings.
Young Vic Theatre Company
Performance schedule with photos and comments on various shows. Read press releases and touring details
Book a theatre and hotel package for the weekend or midweek, in London, Stratford or Dublin. Includes tickets for plays, musicals and the opera.
Comprehensive guide to the Welsh arts scene- profiles of practitioners and writers, venue information and reviews.
Comprehensive UK theatre list by postal town. If your town does not have any listings just enter your next closest town or city to Cockermouth.
Browse by venue, city or date for all manner of UK sporting events, concerts and festivals. Click through to the worldwide service.
BBC Drama and Entertainment website
Reviews, Search UK for regional theatre by country, county, town or production
National, Regional and Local radio
Radio Times all radio listings
Radio Times all television listings