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Tuesday, 23 September 2014

What's on in Barrow

We have a list of what's on in Barrow that includes festivals, theatre, family fun, days out ideas and adventure around Cumbria's very own west coast getaway.

Barrow is one of the major towns, and cultural hotspots, in Cumbria – with some big venues, including concert and gig hub The Forum, and The Dock Museum – which often runs history-theme events and is a great place to take the family – and some great music venues including The Nines, 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.

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 Ulverston, with its Coronation Hall, independent cafes galore and arty Natterjacks venue.

Aside from the music, there's some great art going on in the town, with a great exhibition space at Art Gene, in the Nan Tate Centre. Signal Films, on Abbey Road, is regularly putting out festival-award-winning creations. And there is gallery space at The Forum too.

 

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Events listings

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Dynamic-Dance - Dazzle 2014 Annual ShowThe Forum, Barrow-in-Furness23 Sep 2014 , 19:30Theatre
Dynamic-Dance - Dazzle 2014 Annual ShowThe Forum, Barrow-in-Furness24 Sep 2014 , 19:30Theatre
Ulverston Country MarketCoronation Hall, Ulverston25 Sep 2014 , 9:15 - 11:45Food and drink
MARCUS COLLINS & HIS BANDThe Forum, Barrow-in-Furness26 Sep 2014 , 19:30Live music
Arnside Country MarketWI Hall, Carnforth26 Sep 2014 , 9:30 - 11:30Food and drink
Music feat. Becky FishwickThe Queens Arms, Barrow in Furness27 Sep 2014Live music
Acoustic Sessions with Jamie BosankoThe Drawing Room, Barrow in Furness28 Sep 2014 , 20:00Live music
Prom ArtTown centre, Grange-over-Sands 28 Sep 2014Art exhibitions
Cumbria Live listings