Carlisle is being treated to a one night spectacular of a Shakespeare play that's been wowing audiences in London.
Local lad and University of Cumbria graduate James Clifford has brought his off west end production of the Taming of the Shrew to the Brampton Road campus.
Kim Inglis has been to see him.
It's been described as the trip of a lifetime for children with serious illnesses and disabilities.
Every year, the charity Dreamflight takes nearly 200 8-14 year-olds to Orlando in Florida, where they'll visit theme parks, meet Mickey Mouse and other characters, and even go swimming with dolphins.
A number of children from our region are on the trip.
They flew out at the weekend, and our reporter Lauren Hall was there to wave them off.
Tim Backshall went along to National Dialect Day to hear what they had to say.
Dialect speakers from around the country have been in the Lake District to celebrate the diversity of the English language.Read the full story ›
For the first time the annual celebrations to mark National Dialect Day were held in Cumbria, attracting people from all over the country.
The event has been running for six years. It was hosted this year by the Lakeland Dialect Society.
Some of the biggest names in comic books will be in the Lake District this weekend, as Kendal hosts the second International Comic Art Festival.
From the town hall to the library, shop windows and pubs, much of the town's joining in with the festival and that's proving a big boost to Kendal's economy.
Fiona Marley Paterson has more.
Kendal is all dressed up in Batman and Doctor Who and ready to host the Lakes International Comic Art Festival.Read the full story ›
Now in its second year, Kendal's become the place to be for comic artists.
It's the only one of its kind in England so it draws thousands of people from all over the country - and the world - to the Lake District town at a time of year when the tourism season needs a boost.
Most B&Bs have been booked out for months and shop owners have been busy inviting artists to dress their windows as pop-up art galleries.
There are installations and talks all around town, with a Tardis in the library and a batcave in Ruskins bar. The Town Hall's flag has been replaced with a Batman flag.
Kendal's second International Comic Art Festival starts today with thousands of comic enthusiasts coming from all over the world.
This year's theme is Doctor Who and Batman. Artists exhibit in shop windows and pubs as well as art galleries
A song described as the 'most relaxing ever' by a team of British scientists now has a video to match.
It's been produced by Penrith videographer Richie Johnston, who flew a drone with lights attached over Scales Tarn on Blencathra.
Weightless, the song by Marconi Union, was played to women in the UK who were completing stressful tasks. It was found to slow the heart rate, reduce blood pressure and decrease cortisol levels.
The video on the Just Music website already has more than 250,000 views.