A new Thai Arts and Cultural centre is being opened at Castle Gate in Penrith.
The centre is the first of it's kind for the town and will be officially opened by the Chairman of Eden District Council, Councillor Keith Morgan.
"I would like to contribute more to my chosen place of living: England and Cumbria, to promote Arts and Thai Culture, to bring Thai community members together with other cultures, to learn and share skills through training and volunteering with the local community, businesses, Social Enterprises and education settings."
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