Beloved Beatrix Potter character Peter Rabbit will become the first children's literary figure to appear on a UK coin.Read the full story ›
Comedian Rory Bremner is performing at a series of shows to fundraise for those affected by flooding across Cumbria, Lancashire and Yorkshire.
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While at Penrith Old Fire Station before the first of his 'Come Hell or High Water' gigs he took the opportunity to do his best impression of Boris Johnson, focusing on the issue of the EU referendum:
All proceeds from Bremner's Cumbrian shows will go to Cumbria Community Foundation’s Flood Appeal. The proceeds from the Lancaster and York gigs will go to their respective flood relief appeals.
After appearing in several gigs to raise money for flood victims in Cumbria, comedian Dave Spikey will be on stage in Carlisle this week.Read the full story ›
An exhibition on Harris Tweed at the Rheged Centre near Penrith has been so popular it's been visited by thousands of people in its first week.
The industry has many similarities with Cumbrian hill farming and has been photographed by a Cumbrian, who hopes his work will protect the traditional art from dying out.
Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
Ian Lawson spent eight years photographing the Outer Hebrides and the traditional way of making tweed. His work is exhibited at Rheged.Read the full story ›
An exhibition on Harris Tweed has opened at the Rheged Centre in Penrith. It tells the stories of farmers in the Outer Hebrides.Read the full story ›
An inspirational Cumbrian girl who won the 2015 WellChild Awards, is calling on others from the region to enter this year's event.Read the full story ›
A Cumbrian artist has been given permission to use James Bay's hit song, "Hold back the River" to raise money for people who've been flooded.
Joseph Connor wants residents to mime the words to create a music video about the floods.
The money raised will go to the Flood Recovery Appeal.
Kendal's first White Noise festival takes place this weekend.
It's aimed to encourage 16 to 25-year-olds to take an interest in politics.
The event will feature poetry, music and a question time event with politicians.
TV impressionist Rory Bremner is to perform three special charity shows in Cumbria, to "support those hardest hit" by flooding in the regionRead the full story ›