What's on in Barrow?
is one of the major towns, and cultural hotspots, in Cumbria – with some big venues, including concert and gig hub , and – which often runs history-theme events and is a great place to take the family – and some great music venues including , on Dalkeith Street, which has hosted major acts like The Wedding Present, Goldie Lookin Chain, and Mike Skinner from The Streets. There is also Barrow's R&B Club, which has live blues acts on almost every week.
The livein Barrow continues to grow and we've been lucky enough to speak to top acts like and .
It can be a bit of a drive to get here – but it’s a great route, past the estuary, and we thoroughly recommend a stop off at the beautiful, historic town of, with its , independent cafes galore and arty venue.
Aside from the music, there's some great art going on in the town, with a great exhibition space at, on Abbey Road, is regularly putting out festival-award-winning creations. And there is gallery space at too.