Eighties pop idol Marti Pellow of Wet Wet Wet fame is in Carlisle this week starring in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita.
Organisers of the CockRock music have taken to Facebook to announce the news that they will not be running the event next year.
A film based at Florence Mine in Egremont will premiere on Saturday 15th December.
From the Sex Pistols to the Everley Brothers - an exhibition has opened in Hawick that promises something for music fans of all ages.
Over 100 album sleeves have gone on display at the town's museum.
They date from the 1950s to the present day - and they are certain to jog a few memories. We sent Kathryn Samson along to take a look.
Watch her full report below.
A vicar's wife who moved with her husband from New York to the Cumbrian seaside village of St Bees has drawn on the transition in her latest book.
Katharine Swartz's 'The Vicar's Wife' is a fictional account of a vicar's wife moving to a Cumbrian village and struggling to fit in.
Katharine is keen to stress while their are some parallels between her and the main character Jane she, her husband Cliff and their five children are very happy in St Bees.
– Katharine Swartz
"I did struggle a bit when we first moved here - mainly with the weather.
"But the people here are lovely, our children have a freedom they could
never have in New York and the scenery is stunning.
"This is a work of fiction but I hope people like the way St Bees is
portrayed. Though in the book it is called Goswell.
The chairman of Solfest, Simon Kay, says that the festival has a great family feel and no drugs are tolerated on site:
A man who died at one of the the largest music festivals in Cumbria has been named as Barry Findley from County Durham.
The 51-year-old, who was attending Solfest, was found dead in his tent at 4.20am.
There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death, and it is believed that he died of natural causes.
A man in his 50's has died at one of Cumbria's largest music festivals, Solfest.
Police were called out to the Aspatria site at 4.20am, after being alerted by the ambulance service.
The death is not being treated as suspicious and police believe the man, who is not thought to be local, died of natural causes.
Around 10,000 people are expected to arrive in Aspatria for one of Cumbria's largest music festivals.
The three-day event is now its 10th year and headliners this year include Maximo Park and Krafty Kuts.
The festival is staffed by volunteers and prides itself on being an independent family friendly event.